🔼The name Ur in the Bible
The name Ur occurs twice in the Bible:
🔼Etymology of the name Ur
The name Ur is identical to the common Hebrew verb אור ('or) meaning to be light or to shine:
Abarim Publications' Theological DictionaryLoading: אור (or click this link)
For a meaning of the name Ur, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and BDB Theological Dictionary propose Flame. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads Light or Fire.