Esau is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin. This name translates to “hairy,” but don’t be put off by this unusual meaning. Esau is a Biblically significant name that belonged to the twin brother of Jacob. It was also a name adopted by Nonconformists in the 17th century, particularly in South Wales. Esau is one of the lesser-known Biblical monikers, but is no less characterful and unique in its history.
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