September 17, 2015 § Leave a comment
From Hebrew (pronounced “JEE-hyoo”), meaning “he is Jehovah”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Hieu, Iou, Yehu.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Jehu, Mr. Hancock’s page-boy, in Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes (written in 1943; set during the years leading up to the American Revolutionary War, 1773-1775).
– Jehu O’Cataract (1793-1876), pen name of American author and critic John Neal.
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