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Biblical name borne by the wife of Moses and mother of Gershom and Eliezer (Exodus 18:2–4). It is the female form of the rare Hebrew male name Zippor meaning ‘bird’. It now occurs mainly as a Jewish name, although it enjoyed wider currency during the 18th and 19th centuries.
10,227th in the U.S.

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Hundreds
of people in the U.S have this name
1,203
to be exact
Delaware
has the most people named Zipporah per capita
2006
marked the height of its popularity
100%
0%
0%
55+
3%
30-54
17%
13-29
80%
0-12

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