Gordon as Adam Carrington in Dynasty
Adam (meaning of the name)- Some authorities believe this name is Phoenician in origin, and simply means ''man.'' Others believe
the Hebrew original refers to ruddy skin.
In the Jewish scriptures, this is the name of the first man. Though we aren't
told if Adam named himself, it was his job to give names ''to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of
Adam was also the first person to give a name to another human being. He named his wife and helpmate Chava
(in English, Eve), meaning ''life,'' because she was ''the mother of all living.''
Soon thereafter, Adam and Eve were
the first couple to face the problem of what to name their offspring.