What’s the definition of theophoric name?
1. A name containing a reference to a place.
2. A new name given to an Egyptian pharaoh in the afterlife.
3. A name received by a monk after taking vows.
4. A name compounded with a divine name or divine appellative.
A theophoric name is any compound name that contains a divine name or divine appellative.a For example, the name Joshua (Yehoshu’a) means “Yahweh has saved.” Yeho is an abbreviation of the divine name Yahweh.