Ruhama Name Meaning & Origin
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This name is quite popular in Israel.
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- Meanings and history of the name Ruhama
From Hebrew, meaning "one who has been spared". In the Bible, Hosea is told by God to name his daughter Lo-Ruhamah, meaning "not spared"; later, God tells Hosea to call his daughter Ruhamah, because she has been spared. The name is more commonly spelled without the final "h", both in the US and in Israel.
- Famous real-life people named Ruhama
Ruhama Canellis, wife of priest and Telemundo TV host Father Alberto Cutie, who left the Roman Catholic Church and is now an Anglican/Episcopal priest.
Ruhama Avraham, Israeli government official
Ruhama Velfort, American writer
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