Name Esaù Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Esaù


Esaù is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Esaù?

Esaù is an Italian variant of the biblical name Esau and derived from the Hebrew name ‘Esaw (עֵשָׂו), a synonym is Edom. According to the Old Testament Esau is the son of Isaac and Rebekah and the twin brother of Jacob.

What does the name Esaù mean?

The meaning of the name Esaù is uncertain. It is often derived from the place names Edom and Seir and therefore originates in Hebrew “sa’ir/שָׂעִיר” meaning “hairy” and “‘adóm/אדום” meaning “red”. Esaù “came forth red, all over like a hairy garment”. Besides, Esaù could mean “done”, “made” or “maker” (from Hebrew “asá/עָשָׂה” = to do/to make).

Pronunciation of Esaù

Variants of the name Esaù

Esau Esaú Ésaü

Popularity of the name Esaù

The name Esaù is ranked #10162 overall.

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