Nimrod Name Meaning & Origin

Nimrod

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A common name in Hungary, but in English "nimrod" has become a word meaning "blockhead."

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Meanings and history of the name Nimrod

In the Bible, King Nimrod was a great-grandson of Noah. Nimrod is also the legendary ancestor of the Hungarian people.

In English, a nimrod is a silly or foolish person.

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Nimrod in song, story & screen

The 9th variation in the composition Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar
Nimrod, an album by Green Day
Pseudonym of August Jaeger, an Anglo-German music publisher
Pseudonym of Charles James Apperley, an English sportsman and author
Nimrod, a villain in Doctor Who audio plays
Nimrod, a fictional robot mutant hunter originating from Marvel Comics Uncanny X-Men
Nimrod, a vampire from the black-and-white Marvel Comics Dracula Lives! series
Nimrod Gaunt, a character from Philip Kerr's Children of the Lamp
A railroad car in the television series The Wild Wild West
The Nimrods, a mascot for Watersmeet Township, Michigan's schools featured in ESPN advertisements
Nimrod or Nim, a reptile in the television series Surface
Nimrod is the nickname of a serial-killer in the comic Sandman

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