Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Deborah f. Hebrew דְבוֹרָה 'bee'.

The name of a Biblical judge. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Delbora.

England
Dutch
1504 Debora AuFr Porgue; 1574 Debora ibid. Courten; 1576 Debora ibid. Meij; 1578 Debora ibid. Dalen; 1585 Debora ibid. p. 91; 1588 Debora ibid. Engelsch; 1589 Debora ibid. Waelwijns; 1590 Debora ibid. Damme; 1591 Debora ibid. p. 83; 1594 Debora ibid. Brants; 1595 Debora ibid. Beke; 1596 Debora ibid. p. 83; 1598 Debora ibid. Hertoghe
Middle French
1588 Debora WCS p. 48
Walloon
1591 Debora RWC p. 18; 1592 Debora ibid. p. 22; 1593 Debora ibid. p. 27
France
Middle French
1567 Débora RegPCC-1 p. 354; 1568 Debora ibid. p. 376
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Deborah". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Deborah.