🔼The name Hadassah in the Bible
The name Hadassah occurs only once in the Bible, in Esther 2:7, which reads: "...and he [Mordecai] was bringing up Hadassah, that is Esther, his uncle's daughter..".
🔼Etymology of the name Hadassah
Scholars agree that the name Hadassah is a feminized form of the word הדס (hadas), meaning myrtle:
Abarim Publications' Theological DictionaryLoading: הדס (or click this link)
BDB Theological Dictionary, NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names unite in rare agreement and read Myrtle for the meaning of the name Hadassah .