Popularity:26627
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:Father of peace
A masculine name of Hebrew origin, Absalom means “father of peace” and is also an incredibly rare English surname. The third son of King David bore this biblical title, who ultimately betrayed his father. When fleeing, Absalom’s hair got tangled in an oak tree, leading to his death. Absalom is a unique name less heard of, possibly due to its association with the sad biblical story. However, this lyrical name is deserving of love and will be back in style in no time as a beautiful title for baby. With their actions, baby Absalom will create many positive connotations for this ancient name!

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