Meaning: Their fine linen. Lily. Free; noble (per Dr. Judson Cornwall & Dr. Stelman Smith, The Exhaustive Dictionary of Bible Names (Bridge Logos).
He was the father of several daughters, including Ahlai. His father was Ishi, a descendant of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:31, 34, 35). To continue his line, he gave a daughter as wife to his adopted Egyptian slave.