Hadassah

First Name
6k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hadassah

User Submitted Origins

     Hebrew
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     African
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User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Hadassah is of Hebrew origin and means "Rare and hard to find".
  • According to a user from Australia, the name Hadassah is of Hebrew origin and means ""Of the myrtle tree".
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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Hadassah

Hadassah was given the name Hadassah Freilich on March 28th, 1948 in Prague.

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How popular is the baby name Hadassah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 5 0
1916 5 5 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 6 6 0
1920 7 7 0
1922 5 5 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 6 6 0
1930 7 7 0
1932 5 5 0
1937 6 6 0
1944 5 5 0
1948 8 8 0
1950 6 6 0
1952 5 5 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 7 7 0
1959 8 8 0
1961 5 5 0
1965 6 6 0
1967 5 5 0
1970 11 11 0
1971 7 7 0
1972 14 14 0
1973 13 13 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 17 17 0
1979 15 15 0
1980 15 15 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 13 13 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 18 18 0
1985 44 44 0
1986 26 26 0
1987 27 27 0
1988 29 29 0
1989 33 33 0
1990 28 28 0
1991 45 45 0
1992 46 46 0
1993 38 38 0
1994 37 37 0
1995 50 50 0
1996 48 48 0
1997 60 60 0
1998 69 69 0
1999 71 71 0
2000 81 81 0
2001 94 94 0
2002 82 82 0
2003 101 101 0
2004 101 101 0
2005 142 142 0
2006 149 149 0
2007 267 267 0
2008 276 276 0
2009 294 294 0
2010 323 323 0
2011 342 342 0
2012 319 319 0
2013 359 359 0
2014 402 402 0
2015 404 404 0
2016 443 443 0
2017 393 393 0
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International Interest for Hadassah

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Hadassah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Hadassah

  • How Popular is the name Hadassah? Hadassah is the 3,533rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hadassah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,545 babies born with the first name Hadassah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hadassah to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hadassah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Hadassah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hadassah is Friday, January 10th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Hadassah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hadassah was in 2016 with a total of 443 babies.
  • Random Hadassah Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hadassah is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 23 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Hadassah: Your name in reverse order is Hassadah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sahaashd. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Hadassah born Mar 30, 1984

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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