Esau

♂ Name Esau – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Esau

Esau is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Esau

Esau is a biblical name 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.

Meaning of Esau

The meaning of the name Esau 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”. Esau “came forth red, all over like a hairy garment”. Besides, Esau could mean “done”, “made” or “maker” (from Hebrew “asá/עָשָׂה” = to do/to make).

Pronunciation of Esau

Alternate spelling of Esau

Esaù Ésaü Esaú

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