🔼The name Beth-gader in the Bible
The name Beth-gader occurs only once in the Bible. It's the name of a town in Judah, founded by Hareph, one of the sons of Hur, son of Ephrathah, the wife of Caleb (1 Chronicles 2:51). Some scholars suggest that this town is the same as Geder and Gederah, but that's conjecture.
🔼Etymology of the name Beth-gader
The name Beth-gader consists of two elements. The first part is identical to the common Hebrew word בית (bayit) meaning house:
The second part of our name is the same as the noun גדר (gader), meaning wall:
For a meaning of the name Beth-gader, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names read House Of The Wall. BDB Theological Dictionary proposes Place Of A Wall.