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  • According to a user from Washington, United States, the name Zerubbabel is of Hebrew origin and means "Sown in Babylon".
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Borrowing from Hebrew זרובבל \ זְרֻבָּבֶל (Zərubbāḇél).

  1. (biblical) a governor of the Persian Province of Judah, who led the first group of Jews returned from the Babylonian Captivity.

Notable Persons Named Zerubbabel

Zerubbabel was born on March 29th, 1809 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. He left this life on September 27th, 1888.


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  • How unique is the name Zerubbabel? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Zerubbabel was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Zerubbabel: Your name in reverse order is Lebabburez. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Zreubeabbl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zerubbabel born Jun 17, 1957

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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