Esau in the US

  1. #6,644 Shailesh
  2. #6,645 Zaira
  3. #6,646 Corby
  4. #6,647 Sparkle
  5. #6,648 Esau
  6. #6,649 Jaunita
  7. #6,650 Seana
  8. #6,651 Thierry
  9. #6,652 Constanc
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Biblical name, borne by the elder twin brother of Jacob, to whom he sold his birthright for a bowl of soup (‘a mess of potage’ in the Authorized Version) when he came home tired and hungry from a hunt. The name seems to mean ‘hairy’ in Hebrew (Genesis 25:25 ‘and the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name Esau’). It is now rarely used as a given name in the English-speaking world.
6,648th in the U.S.

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Quick facts

Hundreds
of people in the U.S have this name
1,928
to be exact
South Carolina
has the most people named Esau per capita
2007
marked the height of its popularity
0%
100%
8%
55+
7%
30-54
36%
13-29
49%
0-12

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