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Name Kochavi
Type Surname (ornamental)
Usage Hebrew
Scripts כוכבי(Hebrew)
Other Forms FormsCochavi, Kochavy, Kohavi
Theme night
Edit Status Status3. usages AND description are verified

Meaning & History

From Hebrew כוכב (kokhav) meaning "star", commonly used as a replacement for Ashkenazi surnames containing the old German element stern "star". For example, it was adopted as a surname by the Romanian-born Israeli archaeologist and university professor Moshe Kochavi (1928-2008), whose birth surname was Stern.
Added 12/21/2023 by anonymous