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In the bible, Esther, originally named Hadassah, was the Jewish wife of the Persian king, who helped save the Jews from persecution. A book in the Bible bears her name. Considered a vintage name that peaked prior to the turn of the 20th century, it's best-known for swimming actress, Esther Williams, who became a popular star during the 1940s and 1950s. Also the name of the protagonist in Sylvia Plath's semi-autobiographical novel, "The Bell Jar" published in 1963. Star

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