Zipporah name meaning

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zipporah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zipporah

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Ohio, U.S. says the name Zipporah is of Hebrew origin and means "Female bird of God".
  2. According to a user from South Africa, the name Zipporah is of Hebrew origin and means "Female bird".
  3. 3 people from all over the world agree the name Zipporah is of English / Hebrew origin and means "Bird".
  4. A user from Kenya says the name Zipporah means "A bird. A highly spirited leader woman".
  5. According to a user from Trinidad and Tobago, the name Zipporah is of African origin and means "Trumpet of beauty; little bird or sparrow".
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From Biblical Hebrew צִפֹּרָה‎ (ṣippōrā), a feminization of ציפור צִפֹּר‎ (ṣippōr, “bird”).

  1. The wife of Moses. (biblical character)
  2. A female given name from Hebrew of biblical origin.

Notable Persons Named Zipporah

Notable Persons Named Zipporah


Zipporah Sein

Zipporah Sein is an office holder. Zipporah was born in Kayin State.

Zipporah Potter Atkins

Zipporah Noisey Nawa

Zipporah was born on March 1st, 1945. She passed away on November 5th, 2007.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zipporah

Notable Persons With the Last Name Zipporah



Fun Facts about the name Zipporah

  • How Popular is the name Zipporah? Zipporah is the 6,580th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zipporah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,208 babies born with the first name Zipporah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zipporah to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zipporah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zipporah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zipporah is Tuesday, April 25th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Zipporah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zipporah was in 2018 with a total of 86 babies.
  • Random Zipporah Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zipporah is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Zipporah: The name spelled backwards is Haroppiz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Raipphoz. How do you pronounce that?
  • Zipporah name meaning

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