Type Settlement
Scripts יְרִיחוֹ(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. JEHR-i-ko(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant". This is the name of a city in Palestine, mentioned several times in the Old Testament.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAriha(Arabic) Yericho(Biblical Hebrew)
Given Name DescendantJericho(English)


Entry updated February 28, 2019