Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:1695
Meaning:bee
Finally, a bee that you'll be happy to be around if you're allergic. Deborah is a girl's name of Hebrew origins that means "bee," and is the name of a prophetess in the Jewish Bible and Christian Old Testament. Deborah was a poet and a judge, too, who led a revolt that helped the Israelites win their freedom from the Canaanites. The victory song she wrote after it is found in the Book of Judges today. Your little Deborah, meanwhile, can get a buzz out of the history behind her name, as well as all of the famous Debbies and Deborahs that have come after.

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