Word Origin and History for naaman
masc. proper name, biblical name of Aramean general cured of leprosy by Elisha, from Hebrew Na'aman, literally "pleasantness," from stem of na'em "was pleasant or lovely." Cf. Naomi.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for naaman
Naaman must plunge seven times in Jordan, else he cannot be made clean.Memories of Bethany
John Ross Macduff
So Naaman came with his horses and chariots and stood at the door of Elisha's house.
So Naaman went in and told the king what the maid from the land of Israel had said.
Then Naaman, with all his followers, returned to the man of God.
But some of my readers have forgotten who Naaman was, long ago.The Innocents Abroad
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)