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Hebrew Names Starting with S

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Saar is a name with Hebrew origins and it is traditionally considered by parents who want to name their son. Saar is a name with strong and powerful connotations, as the meaning of Saar is 'thunder' or 'storm'. However, in Dutch, the name translates to mean 'queen', so the name is traditionally given to Dutch girls. Saar is also the name of a place in Israel. There are many famous personalities with this name and one of them is Ain Saar. He is known for being a Russian rebel, who was known for his valour. He was exiled from the country in 1987. He is also known for his music, as he is a Voro punk rocker.

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The Hebrew name Samuel is common in the 'Bible'. In the 'Bible', Samuel is also known as the Seer. Elkanah’s first wife, Hannah, suffered through years of childlessness. She prayed for a child, and if she ever conceived, she would dedicate him to the Lord’s service. Her prayers were answered and was blessed with a son who she called Samuel. Therefore, the meaning of Samuel translates to ‘the Lord Almighty has heard’. Samuel was one of the greatest leaders of Israel. He went on to appoint the first rulers of Israel, King Saul, followed by David. The original name of American writer Mark Twain is Samuel Clemens. The inventor of single-wire telegraphy and co-developer of the Morse Code was Samuel Finley Morse. A famous actor in Hollywood is Samuel L. Jackson.

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Sara is a girl's name and the meaning of Sara is 'princess' or 'woman of high rank' in Hebrew. It is a common name among the Jewish and Christian communities. The name gained popularity after the Protestant Reformation. The Indian translation of the name Sara is 'soul' and in Islam, it means 'happiness', 'laughter', 'delight'. In Persian, it means ‘pure’ or ‘untainted’. This name is popular in Ireland and the United Kingdom.

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The name Sarah is of Hebrew origin. In Arabic, it translates to ‘delight’, ‘happiness’, ‘joy’. The meaning of Sarah is ‘princess’, ‘a high ranked woman’, ‘minister’, ‘noblewomen’, ‘lady’. Sarah is one of the main figures in the 'Bible'. Sarah was a pious lady who was well known for her hospitality and her beauty. She was the half-sister as well as the wife of Abraham. Sarah was earlier known as Sarai, but was renamed Sarah by God. Sarah was childless for many years. One day, three men visited Sarah and Abraham. One of them informs Abraham that they would soon be parents. Upon hearing this, Sarah laughed as both her and her husband were old. However, the couple soon were blessed with a son who was named Isaac. Some of the notable Sarahs include American actor Sarah Hyland from 'Modern Family', Sarah Jessica Parker from 'Sex And The City' and Sarah Silverman who is an American comedian.

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