Yahweh - Meaning of Yahweh

What does Yahweh mean?

[ syll. ya-hweh, yah-w-eh ] The name Yahweh is pronounced as YAA-WEH- †. Yahweh is used mostly in English and its language of origin is Hebrew. The meaning of Yahweh is I am who is. A biblical name, it is derived from the word 'havah' which is of the meaning to be, to become. Yahweh is the name of God in the Old Testament, transliterated YHWH in English from the four Hebrew letters Yod Heh Waw Heh. The Jews do not traditionally speak the name as it is believed too sacred to pronounce; hence the original pronunciation is not known.

The German Jahwe, the name Yahveh, the name Yaveh, the English Yaweh, the name Yehoveh, the name Yehowah, and the name Yehweh are derivatives of Yahweh.

See also the related forms, the English Jehovah and the Hebrew Yehovah.

See also the related categories, god, english, sacred (holy), biblical, and hebrew.

Yahweh is not commonly used as a first name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Yahweh include Yao, Ye, Yehu, Yehweh, Yihu, Yocha, Yochai, Yohei, Youhei, Yoyi, Yuuya, Yuya, Ubie, Usi, Yahya, Yahyaa, Yechia, Ewinn, Ewinne, and Yaoh.

† approx pronunciation for Yahweh: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; W as in "we (W.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"



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