What does the baby name Masada mean? Learn about what Masada means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Masada - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Masada
M-A-S-A-D-A, is a 6-letter male given name.
Meaning of Masada
Foundation, support, a place name in the jordan valley.
Origin of Masada
The name 'Masada' has its origins in the Hebrew language. In Hebrew, names often carry deep meanings and significance. The name 'Masada' is derived from the Hebrew word מְצָדָה (metsadah), which means 'fortress' or 'stronghold'.
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Popularity of Masada
The name 'Masada' is relatively uncommon and has not achieved significant popularity in recent years. It is not listed among the top baby names in any particular country or region.
Masada currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Issa is slightly more popular than Masada.

Etymology of Masada

The Hebrew word מְצָדָה (metsadah), from which the name 'Masada' is derived, refers to a fortified structure or a place of defense. The word carries connotations of strength, security, and protection.

Cultural Significance of Masada

In Hebrew culture, the name 'Masada' holds cultural significance as it is associated with the ancient fortress of Masada. Located in Israel, Masada is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is renowned for its historical and symbolic importance. The fortress represents the resilience and determination of the Jewish people during a significant period in history.