Yoram Meaning and Origin

The name Yoram is a boy’s name meaning “Yahweh is high” and is of Hebrew origin. Yoram is a Hebrew name that is commonly given to boys. It is pronounced yo-RAHM, with the stress on the second syllable. The name Yoram is derived from the Hebrew language and has multiple meanings, including “exalted by God,” “God is exalted,” or “the Lord is exalted.” It is often seen as a variant of the name Jehoram, which appears in the Hebrew Bible and is used in both the Old and New Testaments. His wife was the wicked Athaliah. In Israel, Yoram is a popular name, and many notable Israelis have borne the name, including Yoram Kaniuk, an Israeli writer, and Yoram Globus, an Israeli film producer. The name has also been used in other cultures, including in the United States and other English-speaking countries, where it is often spelled as Joram.

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