Boy Names baby nameAbsalom

What does the name Absalom mean?

The meaning of the name “Absalom” is: “My Father is Peace”.

Additional information: English variation of the name Avshalom. A son of King David in the bible, was renowned for handsome appearance and ability to win loyalty and allegiance. Absalom's story is dreadful. He was killed, against the orders of his father, in a attempt to seize  power from him. Absolom's beautiful and plentiful locks of hair became entangled in a tree, pulling him from his horse and leaving him hovering; he was killed by David's men as he hung there.