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  1. An Old Testament book telling the prophecies of Haggai which are concerned mainly with rebuilding the temples after the Babylonian Captivity
  2. A Hebrew minor prophet

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  1. A book of the Old Testament of the Bible and the Tanakh.

Notable Persons Named Haggai

Haggai Erlich is a professor of middle eastern history. Haggai was born on March 29th, 1942 in Tel Aviv.


Haggai was born in 1959.


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Fun Facts about the name Haggai

  • How Popular is the name Haggai? Haggai is the 62,770th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Haggai have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19 babies born with the first name Haggai in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Haggai? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Haggai first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Haggai is Wednesday, April 28th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Haggai born? The highest recorded use of the first name Haggai was in 2016 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Haggai: Your name in reverse order is Iaggah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ighgaa. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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