Haggai is a name of Hebrew origin that means “festive” or “festive day”. It is a variant of the name Hagai and is most commonly associated with the prophet Haggai from the book of Haggai in the Torah. Haggai was a prophet who encouraged the people of Israel to rebuild the Temple in Jerusalem after it had been destroyed. The name Haggai embodies a sense of joy and celebration, and would have been a popular name among those who were excited about the rebuilding of the Temple.


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