Jerusha Name Meaning & Origin

Jerusha

Pronunciation: jeh-ROO-shə (key)

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Nicknames for Jerusha

Jerri, Ru, Rudy, J-roo, Juice, Jrsh (all vowels removed), J

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Jeru, Jera, Jay, Jerupoo, CleJer(CLEver JERusha), Jer

Meanings and history of the name Jerusha

Old Testament name of Hebrew origin, meaning 'inheritance, legacy.'
Jerusha was also the name of a biblical queen. Jerusha originates from Yerusha, meaning inheritance, possession, and banishment

Famous real-life people named Jerusha

Jerusha Clark, spiritual author
Jerusha Hess, co-writer and co-director of the films "Napoleon Dynamite" and "Nacho Libre".
Jerusha Stewart, "The Last Single Girl in the World" and author of "The Single Girl’s Manifesta".
Jerusha Barden, first wife of Hyrum Smith, who was a leader in the early Latter Day Saint movement.
Jerusha Rose Abraham, author of “The Fabulous Land of Fantasia: The Missing Witch”

Jerusha in song, story & screen

Jerusha is the missionary heroine in James Michener's "Hawaii".
Jerusha Abbott, fictional character in Jean Webster's novel "Daddy Long-Legs".
Jerusha is one of the few females named in the Bible. Name is seen in 2 Kings 15:32.
Jerusha Sturgis is a side character on the workplace comedy Superstore. She is the wife of store manager Glenn, and is plain spoken, religious, and somewhat eccentric.

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