Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:20796
Meaning:father is peace
Absalom as a boy's name is pronounced AB-sa-lom. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Absalom is "father is peace". From Avshalom. Biblical: Absalom, son of King David, was renowned for his handsome appearance and ability to win the loyalty and allegiance of others. He connived to steal his father's throne, and died in battle, caught by his hair in an oak tree and executed by one of his father's soldiers. King David then lamented, "Would God I had died for thee, O Absalom, my son, my son!"

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