Peleg: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Peleg

Peleg

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Peleg means "brook" in Hebrew. In the Bible, Peleg was a descendant of Noah and an ancestor of the Israelites. This name was used in colonial days in New England, where Old Testament names were popular. It is a common surname in Israel.

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Peleg Arnold, chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court
Peleg Sprague, Maine politician (another by the same name was a politician from New Hampshire)
Peleg Coffin, Jr, lawyer, politician, and insurance company founder
Peleg Tallman, Massachusetts politician
Peleg Wadsworth, American Revolutionary army officer, and grandfather of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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"The Days of Peleg", novel by Jon Saboe

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