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  1. gabbainoun

    An assistant in a synagogue

  2. Etymology: From גבאי

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  1. Gabbai

    A gabbai (Hebrew: גבאי), also known as shamash (שמש‎, sometimes spelled shamas) or warden (UK, similar to churchwarden) is a beadle or sexton, a person who assists in the running of synagogue services in some way. The role may be undertaken on a voluntary or paid basis. A shamash (literally 'servant') or gabbai can also mean an assistant to a rabbi (particularly the secretary or personal assistant to a Hasidic rebbe). In ma'amad, the Council of Elders (or "the board of directors") of the communities of Sephardi Jews, the position of gabbai was that of the treasurer.

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  1. Gabbai

    A gabbai, also known as shamash שמש or warden is a beadle or sexton, a person who assists in the running of synagogue services in some way. The role may be undertaken on a voluntary or paid basis. A "shamash" can also mean an assistant to a rabbi.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GABBAI

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gabbai is ranked #144141 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Gabbai surname appeared 115 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Gabbai.

    93% or 107 total occurrences were White.
    5.2% or 6 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gabbai in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gabbai in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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