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Jethro

All About The Name Jethro

Biblical name that is a variant of Hebrew name Ithra ‘excellence’ (Samuel 17:25). Jethro is a priest in Midian and the father of Zipporah. He is also known by the name Jether (Exodus 4:18) and Reuel (Exodus 2:18), although Reuel is thought to be the name of Jethro’s tribe.

Meaning: Excellence

Origin: Hebrew

Gender: Boy

Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names

Middle Name Possibilities: Thomas

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