Type Region
Scripts כְּנַעַן(Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From Hebrew כְּנַעַן (Kena'an), possibly from a root meaning "low, humble". This was the name of an ancient region, the home of the biblical Canaanites, in what is now Palestine and Israel.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKənan(Azerbaijani) Chanaan(Biblical Greek) Kena'an(Biblical Hebrew) Chanaan(Biblical Latin) Cananea(Italian) Canaán(Spanish) Kenan(Turkish)
Same SpellingCanaán
Entry added December 7, 2022