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Deborah (deb-ruh or deb-uh-ruh) is a feminine name that is used in the English, Hebrew, and Biblical languages.

Meaning and HistoryEdit

Deborah means "bee" in Hebrew.

In the Old Testament Book of Judges, Deborah is a heroine and prophetess who leads the Israelites to defeat Canaanites.

Deborah was first used by English Christians after the Protestant Reformation, and it was popular among the Puritans.

Related NamesEdit

Variants: Debra, Debora

Diminutives: Deb, Debby, Debbie, Debbi, Debi