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Of Hebrew origin.

Means bee in Hebrew.

In the Old Testament, Deborah is a prophetess of God. She led the Israelites to defeat king Jabin of Canaan.

Deborah was used as a Christian given name after the Protestant Reformation by the Puritans.

Alternative forms of the name are Debora, Debbie, Debbrah, Debs, Debby.

Famous bearers are Deborah Kerr, Deborah Kara Unger, Deborah Secco, Deborah Cox, Deborah Mailman, Deborah Ann Woll, Déborah François.