Surprisingly, the special son of Mary wasn’t originally called Jesus. Instead, Jesus’ Hebrew name is Yeshuwa, which directly translates to salvation.
The term Hebrew translates to Ibriy in the Hebrew language. Its root letters directly translate to crossing over or passing through.
The Hebrew word for Christian is meshikhi to mean a follower of Christ. In the Hebrew Bible, Christ is called the Messiah, the anointed king, savior, and redeemer.