🔼The name Ruhamah in the Bible
Ruhamah is the symbolic name for the female half of Israel, and counterpart of the name Lo-ruhamah of the daughter of the prophet Hosea and Gomer (Hosea 2:1 & 1:6). The male population is called Ammi, the counterpart of Lo-ruhamah's brother Lo-ammi (2:1 & 1:9).
🔼Etymology of the name Ruhamah
The name Ruhamah comes from the root-verb רחמ (raham), meaning to love deeply or to have mercy:
The name Ruhamah means Mercy.