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Hebrew Names

The etymology and history of first names.... These names are used by Hebrew-speaking Jews. See also about Jewish names.


 

Here are some Hebrew names that we went over when we were naming our cute little baby. We had a hard time but were happy when we found the perfect Hebrew or Jewish name. Boys and girls Hebrew names are below:

  • Kehath: variant form of hebrew qehath, meaning "assembly." 
  • Kyle: variant form of hebrew kelila, meaning "crown" or "laurel." used as a yiddish name. Compare with another form of kyle.
  • Cheruta: variant form of hebrew cherut, meaning "freedom."
  • Yeshaya: variant spelling of hebrew yeshayah, meaning "god is salvation."
  • Ariav: hebrew name meaning "father is a lion."

  • Abiydan: hebrew name meaning "my father is judge." in the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of benjamin. Also spelled avidan.
  • Yoshiyah: hebrew name meaning "whom jehovah heals." in the bible, this is the name of the sixteenth king of judah. Josiah is the anglicized form.
  • Abichail: variant spelling of hebrew unisex abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 
  • Yoqtan: hebrew name meaning "small." in the bible, this is the name of a descendant of shem. Joktan is the anglicized form.
  • Azazyahuw: hebrew name meaning "yahweh is mighty." in the bible, this is the name of several minor characters, including the father ofhoshea.
  • Reva: variant spelling of hebrew reba, meaning "a fourth part."
  • Towbiyah: hebrew name meaning "god is good." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled toviya.
  • Yafet: variant spelling of hebrew yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." 
  • Yehuwdah: hebrew name meaning "praised." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of jacob and leah, the founder of one of the twelve tribes of israel. Judah is the anglicized form.
  • Yehuwdiyth: hebrew name meaning "jewess" or "praised." in the bible, this is the name of the wife of esau. In the book of judith she beheads an assyrian commander while he's sleeping.
  • Binyamin: hebrew name meaning "son of the right hand." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the founders of the twelve tribes of israel, the youngest of jacob's twelve sons. His original name was benoni, given to him by his mother who died giving birth to him. Not wanting his son to bear such an ill-omened name, jacob changed it to binyamin (benjamin), a more fortunate name. 
  • Methuwshael: hebrew name meaning "man of god." in the bible, this is the name of a descendant of cain.
  • Hillel: hebrew name meaning "praising, singing." in the bible, this is the name of the father of judge abdon.
  • QênN: tiberian form of hebrew qeynan, meaning "possession."
  • Eliyphaz: hebrew name meaning "my god is pure gold." in the bible, this is the name of job's three friends.
  • Moshe: hebrew name meaning "drawn out." in the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
  • Abiyshay: hebrew name meaning "my father is jesse" or "my father is a gift." in the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of david's sisterzeruiah. He was the only one to accompany david when he went to the camp of saul (1 sam. 26:5-12). Also spelled avishai.

  • Qenaz: hebrew name meaning "hunter." in the bible, this is the name of a son of eliphaz and a brother of caleb.
  • Kalanit: hebrew name for the anemone coronaria native to the mediterranean region, derived from the word kalanit, meaning "poppy anemone."
  • Hebel: hebrew name meaning "breath, breathing." in the bible, this is the name of the second son of adam and eve who was killed by his jealous brother cain. Also spelled hevel.
  • Galal: hebrew name meaning "influential." in the bible, this is the name of two characters, a son of asaph and a son of jeduthun. Compare with another form of galal.
  • Aphra: hebrew unisex name derived from the word aphra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." in the bible, this is part of the name of a philistine city, bethel-aphrah.
  • Chiba: hebrew name meaning "love."
  • Iythamar: hebrew name meaning "land of palms." in the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of aaron. 
  • Elnatan: variant spelling of hebrew elnathan, meaning "god has given" or "whom god gave."
  • Machlon: variant spelling of hebrew machlown, meaning "sick." 
  • Bath-sheba (-): hebrew name meaning "daughter of the oath." in the bible, this is the name of a wife of uriah then later king david, and mother of solomon. Also spelled bat-sheva, bathsheba, and bathsheva.
  • Golyat: variant spelling of hebrew golyath, meaning "exile." 
  • Abichail: variant spelling of hebrew unisex abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 
  • Yochana: feminine form of hebrew yochanan, meaning "god is gracious."
  • Ritspah: hebrew name meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." in the bible, this is the name of one of king saul's concubines.
  • Abe: short form of hebrew abraham, meaning "father of a multitude," and other names beginning with ab-.
  • Gedalyahu: variant form of hebrew gedalyah, meaning "god is great."
  • Carniela: variant spelling of hebrew karniela, meaning "horn of the lord." 
  • Adoniyah: hebrew name meaning "my lord is jehovah." in the bible, this is the name of the fourth son of david, and a couple of other characters. 
  • Lemuwel: hebrew name meaning "by god" or "for god." in the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly solomon. 
  • Hyam: variant spelling of hebrew chayim, meaning "life."
  • Nurit: hebrew flower name meaning "buttercup."
  • Yadown: hebrew name meaning "judge," "thankful," or "whom god has judged." in the bible, this is the name of a man who helped nehemiahrebuild the walls of jerusalem. The english form is jadon.
  • Zerubbabel: hebrew name meaning "born at babylon" or "scattered to babylon." in the bible, this is the name of the leader of the first of the returning exiles.
  • Mordikai: variant spelling of hebrew mordekay, meaning "devotee of marduk (mars)" or "little man."
  • Yophiel: hebrew name meaning "beauty of god." in jewish lore, this is the name of an archangel. Jophiel is the anglicized form.
  • Meira: feminine form of hebrew meir, meaning "giving light."
  • Bazak: hebrew name meaning "flash of light."
  • Delaya: variant spelling of hebrew delayah, meaning "god has drawn."
  • Barzillay: hebrew name meaning "man of iron." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a gileadite leader who helpeddavid against absalom's rebellion.

  • Neriah: variant spelling of hebrew neriya, meaning "light of the lord." in the bible, this is the name of the father of baruch.
  • Machalath: hebrew name meaning "stringed instrument." in the bible, this is the name of a daughter of ishmael.
  • Avram: variant spelling of hebrew abram, meaning "father of elevation." 
  • Netanya: variant spelling of hebrew nethanyah, meaning "given of jehovah" or "whom jehovah gave." 
  • Shekinah: hebrew name derived from the word shekinah, meaning "god" or "god's holy spirit."
  • Omer: hebrew name derived from the word omer, meaning "sheaf." in the bible, this is "a measure" of dry things, containing the tenth part of an ephah.
  • Yehowshuwa: hebrew name meaning "god is salvation." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the israelites after moses died. Jehoshua and joshua are anglicized forms.
  • Udiel: hebrew name meaning "torch of the lord."
  • Moriya: variant spelling of hebrew mowriyah, meaning "chosen by god." 
  • Aram: hebrew name meaning "exalted." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of noah. It is also an ancient name for syria. Compare with other forms of aram.
  • Yachin: variant spelling of hebrew yakiyn, meaning "he establishes" or "whom god strengthens." 
  • Chaggiy: hebrew name meaning "festive." in the bible, this is the name of a son of gad. Haggi is the anglicized form.
  • Shephatyah: hebrew name meaning "whom jehovah defends." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of david. 
  • Chebrown: variant form of hebrew ebron, meaning "alliance, association." 
  • Dvorah: variant spelling of hebrew devorah, meaning "bee." 
  • Chaviva: hebrew unisex name meaning "beloved." 
  • Bros: hebrew name meaning "cypress tree."
  • Inbal: hebrew name meaning "tongue of a bell."
  • Teymeniy: hebrew name meaning "from teman" or "southerner." in the bible, this is the name of a son of ashur.
  • Bathsheva: variant spelling of hebrew bath-sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
  • Irit: hebrew name meaning "animal fodder."
  • Shlomi: contracted form of hebrew shelomiy, meaning "my peace" or "peaceful." 
  • Cherut: hebrew name meaning "freedom."

  • Tiqvah: hebrew unisex name meaning "hope." in the bible, this is strictly a masculine name, the name of the father of shallum.
  • Yisrael: hebrew name meaning "god prevails" or "contender; soldier of god." in the bible, this is the name given to jacob after wrestling with the angel. Israel is the anglicized form.
  • Seiyr: hebrew name meaning "hairy, rough." in the bible, this is the name of several place, and the name of a patriarch of the horites.
  • Rachel: hebrew name meaning "ewe." in the bible, this is the name of jacob's favorite wife, and mother of joseph and benjamin. Compare with other forms of rachel.
  • Zebiyna: hebrew name meaning "bought." in the bible, this is the name of a son of nebo who took a foreign wife.
  • Kalil: hebrew name meaning "crown, wealth." compare with another form of kalil.
  • Galia: variant spelling of hebrew galya, meaning "hill of god."
  • Yaron: hebrew name meaning "to shout and sing."
  • Noach: hebrew name meaning "rest." in the bible, this is the name of the last antediluvian patriarch, the main character of the flood story. 
  • Dar`yavesh: hebrew form of persian dârayavahush (latin darius), meaning "possesses a lot, wealthy." in the bible, this is the name of several characters including darius the mede, son of ahasuerus, king of the chaldeans.
  • Tzelafchad: variant spelling of hebrew tselophchad, meaning "first rupture; fracture," taken to mean "first-born."
  • Azar'el: hebrew name meaning "god has helped" or "whom god helps." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son ofbani, one of king david's warriors, and a priest and musician.
  • Ahuva: hebrew name meaning "beloved."
  • Yediydeyah: hebrew name meaning "beloved of god," "delight of god," or "friend of god." in the bible, this is a name given to solomon bynathan. Jedidiah is the anglicized form.
  • Zevach: variant spelling of hebrew zebach, meaning "a slaying."
  • Carni: variant spelling of hebrew unisex karni, meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. 
  • Tamur: masculine form of hebrew tamar, meaning "palm tree."
  • Shelumiyel: hebrew name meaning "friend of god." in the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of simeon.
  • Chasida: hebrew name meaning "stork" and "righteous."

  • Dana: feminine form of hebrew dan, meaning "judge." compare with other forms of dana.
  • Rotem: hebrew unisex name derived from the word rethem, found in the bible, meaning "juniper" or "broom plant," a shrub growing in the deserts of arabia with yellowish flowers, and a bitter root which the poor were accustomed to eat. 
  • Allown: hebrew name meaning "oak tree." in the bible, this is the name of a son of simeon.
  • Yickah: hebrew name meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." in the bible, this is the name of the sister of lot.
  • Avigal: unisex form of hebrew avigayil, meaning "father rejoices."
  • Adiyn: hebrew name meaning "dainty, delicate." in the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of exiles who returned with zerubbabel.
  • Shimon: variant spelling of hebrew shimown, meaning "hearkening."
  • Eyphah: hebrew unisex name meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of midianand one of caleb's concubines. Also spelled efah. The anglicized form is ephah.
  • Anak: hebrew name meaning "collar, neck-chain." in the bible, this is the name of the progenitor of the anakim/anakites who were descendants of the giant nephilim. Also spelled anaq.
  • Chel'a: variant spelling of hebrew chel'ah, meaning "depraved" or "rust." 
  • Yoda: possibly a contracted form of hebrew yehuwdah, meaning "praised." this is the name of a wise jedi master in the star wars stories.
  • Hed: hebrew unisex name meaning either "shout of joy" or "echo."
  • Channiy'el: hebrew name meaning "favored of god." in the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of asher.
  • Yabets: hebrew name meaning "pain, sorrow." in the bible, this is the name of a member of caleb's family. The english form is jabez.
  • Nebuwkadnetstsar: hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning "nebo, defend my crown" or "nebo, defend my firstborn son." in the bible, this is the name of a ruler of babylon who conquered judah and jerusalem and destroyed temples.
  • Abdown: hebrew name meaning "servant, worshiper." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over israel. Also spelled avdon.
  • Esav: hebrew name meaning "hairy." in the bible, this is the name of a son of isaac and rebekah, the twin brother of jacob.
  • Aviram: variant spelling of hebrew abiyram, meaning "my father is mighty." 
  • Zelpah: variant spelling of hebrew zelpha, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."
  • Eliyab: hebrew name meaning "my god is father." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a leader of the tribe ofzebulun.
  • Shimshon: variant spelling of hebrew shimshown, meaning "like the sun."
  • Etan: variant spelling of hebrew eitan, meaning "enduring, long-lived." 
  • Yerachmiel: variant spelling of hebrew yerachmeel, meaning "may god have pity" or "whom god loves." in the book of enoch, this is the name of an archangel. Jerahmiel is the anglicized form.
  • Yonatan: variant spelling of hebrew yownathan, meaning "god has given." 
  • Tiyrac: hebrew name meaning "desire." in the bible, this is the name of a grandson of noah. The anglicized form is tiras.
  • Samael: in jewish mythology, this is the name of an archangel, a fallen angel, the angel of death or poison, the accuser, seducer, and destroyer famously known as the grim reaper. He is said to be both good and evil, having been one of the heavenly host. He rules over seven habitations calledsheba ha-yechaloth, infernal realms of the earth. The talmud states: "the evil spirit, satan, and sama'el the angel of death, are the same"; andsamael is also therein equated with the biblical serpent who tempted eve in the garden of eden. He is called the prince of darkness and chief of the dragons of evil and is held responsible for the scorching wind of the desert called the simoom. It is probably the hebrew form of syrian shemal ("left"), but composed of 'el "god" and suwm "to create" or "to place, to set," hence "whom god makes." it is also sometimes rendered "venom of god." also spelled samil and sammael.

  • Ula: variant spelling of hebrew unisex ulla, meaning "yoke." compare with strictly feminine forms of ula.
  • Tzvi: variant spelling of hebrew tzevi, meaning "deer, gazelle."
  • Chananyahu: variant form of hebrew chananya, meaning "whom jehovah has graciously given."
  • Marganit: hebrew name derived from the name of a plant of israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
  • Dayna: variant spelling of hebrew dana, possibly meaning "judge." 
  • Buwz: hebrew name meaning "contempt." in the bible, this is the name of a son of nachor.
  • Reuwben: hebrew name meaning "behold, a son!" in the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of jacob and leah.
  • Abraham: hebrew name meaning "father of a multitude." in the bible, this is the name of the founding patriarch of the israelites. Also spelledavraham.
  • Maqqedah: hebrew name meaning "place of shepherds." in the bible, this is the name of a place in judah, near beth horon, mentioned injoshua 15:41. 
  • Cheftzi-ba (-): variant spelling of hebrew chephtsiy-bahh, meaning "she is my desire." 
  • Adiynow: hebrew name meaning "soft, delicate" or "his ornament." in the bible, this is the name of one of king david's warriors.
  • Aryeh: hebrew name meaning "lion." in the bible, this is the name of an officer of king pekahiah. 
  • Tamir: masculine form of hebrew tamar, meaning "palm tree."
  • Ari'el: hebrew unisex name meaning "lion of god." in the bible, this is a name applied to the city of jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of uranus, and the name of a spirit in shakespeare's play "the tempest." 
  • Tzuri: hebrew name meaning "my rock."
  • Yedida: variant spelling of hebrew yediydah, meaning "friend" or "beloved." 
  • Ron: hebrew unisex name meaning "joy, song." compare with another form of ron.
  • Bilhan: hebrew name meaning "modest." in the bible, this is the name of a benjamite.
  • Benyamin: variant spelling of hebrew binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand." 
  • Yissaskar: hebrew name meaning "he is wages" or "he brings wages." in the bible, this is the name of a korahite and the name of the ninth son of jacob. Issachar is the anglicized form.
  • Amowc: hebrew name meaning "burden." in the bible, this is the name of a man who prophesied in the northern kingdom and authored the book of amos.
  • Refael: variant spelling of hebrew rephael, meaning "healed of god" or "whom god has healed." in the books of enoch and tobit, this is the name of an archangel.
  • Karnia: hebrew name meaning "horn of god." also spelled carnia.
  • Dekel: hebrew name meaning "date/palm tree."
  • Channah: hebrew name meaning "favor; grace." in the bible, this is the name of the mother of samuel and wife to elkanah.
  • Yona: variant spelling of hebrew yonah, meaning "dove."
  • Eran: hebrew name meaning "awake; vigilant," i.E. "watcher." in the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of ephraim.

  • Methuwshelach: hebrew name meaning "man of the dart." in the bible, this is the name of a son of enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
  • Uzi: short form of hebrew uziya, meaning "power of jehovah." 
  • Batsheba: variant spelling of hebrew bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
  • Ezra: hebrew name meaning "help." in the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the book of ezra.
  • Yuwbal: hebrew name meaning "river, stream." in the bible, this is the name of a son of lamech. Jubal is the anglicized form.
  • Avra: short form of hebrew avrahamit, meaning "father of a multitude." also spelled abra.
  • Ayalon: variant form of hebrew ayal, meaning "deer, gazelle."
  • Eilam: variant spelling of hebrew eylam, meaning "boundless time, eternity." 
  • Haman: hebrew name of persian origin, meaning "magnificent." in the bible, this is the name of a wicked prime minister.
  • Machlah: hebrew unisex name meaning "disease." in the bible, this is the name of a gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest ofzelophehad's five daughters.
  • Elisheba: variant spelling of hebrew elisheva, meaning "god is my oath."
  • Ayah: hebrew unisex name meaning "falcon" or "vulture." in the bible, this is the name of the father of rizpah, and a horite, the son of zibeon.
  • Chanani: variant spelling of hebrew chananiy, meaning "gracious" or "favorable."
  • Giddel: hebrew name meaning "too great; giant." in the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of temple slaves, and the head of the descendants of solomon's servants.
  • Sheba: short form of hebrew bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath." compare with another form of sheba.
  • Naphtaliy: hebrew name meaning "my strife" or "wrestling." in the bible, this is the name of a son of jacob and bilhah.
  • Avigail: variant spelling of hebrew avigayil, meaning "father rejoices."
  • Shoshanah: variant spelling of hebrew shoshana, meaning "lily."
  • Aziz: hebrew name derived from the word oz, meaning "might, strength." compare with another form of aziz.
  • Eder: hebrew unisex name meaning "herd, flock." in the bible, this is the name of a levite who lived in the time of david, and the name of a town in the south of judah. Compare with another form of eder.
  • Neriyahu: variant form of hebrew neriya, meaning "light of the lord."

  • Basmat: variant spelling of hebrew bosmat, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
  • Nessa: feminine form of hebrew nes, meaning "miracle." compare with other forms of nessa.
  • Karmel: hebrew unisex name meaning "garden-land." in the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the holy land.
  • Mara: hebrew name meaning "bitter." in the bible, this is the name that naomi gave herself after the death of her husband and sons.
  • Amminadav: variant spelling of hebrew ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince."
  • Deliylah: hebrew name derived from the root dal, meaning "delicate, weak." in the bible, this is the name of the mistress of samson.
  • Galya: hebrew name meaning "hill of god." compare with another form of galya.
  • Abiytal: hebrew name meaning "my father is dew." in the bible, this is the name of one of david's wives. 
  • Gomer: hebrew unisex name meaning "to finish, to complete." in the bible, this is the name of both the son of japhet and the wife of the prophethosea.
  • Aviyah: variant spelling of hebrew unisex abiyah, meaning "yahweh is my father." 
  • Elyehoweynay: hebrew name meaning "unto god are my eyes." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a korahite temple doorkeeper.
  • Malak: hebrew unisex name meaning "angel, messenger." in the bible, this is a word used to denote a messenger from god or from a private individual. Compare with another form of malak.
  • Danya: feminine form of hebrew dan, meaning "judge."
  • Vered: hebrew unisex name meaning "rose."
  • Ziva: hebrew name meaning "brilliance, splendor." 
  • Nir: hebrew unisex name meaning "to cultivate a field."
  • Shaphat: hebrew name meaning "to erect" or "to judge." in the bible, this is the name of the father of the prophet elisha, and several other characters.
  • Yitro: variant spelling of hebrew yithrow, meaning "his excellence." 
  • Tsadowq: hebrew name meaning "just, righteous." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest of israel.
  • Zeeb: (): hebrew name meaning "wolf," so called from its being tawny and yellow in color. In the bible, this is the name of a midianite prince. 
  • Toviya: variant spelling of hebrew towbiyah, meaning "god is good." 
  • Owbed: hebrew name meaning "serving, worshiping." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of ruth. 

  • Tsibyah: hebrew name meaning "a female gazelle." in the bible, this is the name of the mother of king joash. 
  • Eliyyahu: variant spelling of hebrew eliyahu, meaning "the lord is my god."
  • Qetsiyah: hebrew name meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. In the bible, this is the name of the second daughter of job, born after his trial. 
  • Shani: hebrew unisex name meaning "crimson red." compare with strictly masculine shani.
  • Abiy: hebrew name meaning "my father." in the bible, this is the name of the mother of king hezekiah. Also spelled avi.
  • Alya: aramaic and hebrew name meaning "dirge, elegy" or "sheep's tail." in astronomy, this is the traditional name for theta serpentis, a star in the constellation serpens. 
  • Uriyahu: variant form of hebrew uriyah, meaning "flame of jehovah" or "god is my light."
  • Anat: unisex form of hebrew anath, meaning "answer (to prayer)."
  • Uwriy: hebrew name meaning "fiery" or "my flame, my light." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a prince of judah.
  • Chita: hebrew name meaning "food, grain." compare with other forms of chita.
  • Talya: hebrew name meaning "dew." compare with other forms of talya.
  • Odelia: variant spelling of hebrew odeleya, meaning "i will praise god." compare with another form of odelia.
  • Uziya: variant spelling of hebrew uzziya, meaning "power of jehovah." in the bible, this is the name of one of david's warriors.
  • Miykal: hebrew name meaning "who is like god." in the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king saul. 
  • Bara: hebrew name meaning "to choose."
  • Kuwsh: hebrew name meaning "black," i.E. "ethiopian." in the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a benjamite and the son of ham and grandson of noah. The anglicized form is cush.
  • Adara: hebrew name meaning "noble." compare with another form of adara.
  • Basia: variant spelling of hebrew basya, meaning "daughter of god."
  • Nebow: hebrew form of babylonian nabu, meaning "mercury" and "prophet." in the bible, this is the hebrew name for a babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in moab, a city in judah, and the name of the mountain where moses died. 
  • Uriyah: variant spelling of hebrew uwriyah, meaning "flame of jehovah" or "god is my light." 
  • Nadav: hebrew name meaning "generous." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of aaron who was slain (along with his brother abihu) by god for offering incense contrary to the law. 
  • Yowab: hebrew name meaning "jehovah is father" or "whose father is jehovah." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a commander of king david's army. Joab is the anglicized form.
  • Abigayil: hebrew name meaning "father rejoices." in the bible, this is the name of the wife of king david. Also spelled avigayil.
  • Alisa: hebrew name meaning "joy." also spelled aleeza. Compare with other forms of alisa.
  • Chizqiyah: hebrew name meaning "god is my strength." in the bible, this is the name of a king of judah and several other characters. Also spelled chizkiyah. Hezekiah, hizkiah and hizkijah are anglicized forms.
  • Uma: hebrew name meaning "nation." compare with another form of uma.
  • Akar: variant form of hebrew akan, meaning "one who troubles." in the bible, this is the name of an israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on jericho, for which he was stoned to death. 
  • Zevachya: hebrew name meaning "sacrifice of the lord."
  • Zelpha: variant spelling of hebrew zylpha, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."
  • Yerachm'el: variant spelling of hebrew yerachmeel, meaning "may god have pity" or "whom god loves." 
  • Gina: hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." compare with strictly feminine forms of gina.
  • Yehoyachin: variant spelling of hebrew yehowyakiyn, meaning "god establishes." 
  • Miyka'el: hebrew name meaning "who is like god" in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the prince of angels, the first archangel who was closest to god.
  • Kaleb: hebrew name meaning "dog" or "rabid." in the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into israel by moses. Also spelledkalev.
  • Nechushta: hebrew name meaning "brass." in the bible, this is the name of the wife of king jehoiakim, the mother of jehoichin.
  • Daniyyel: variant spelling of hebrew daniyel, meaning "god is my judge."
  • Uwriyel: hebrew name meaning "flame of god" or "light of the lord." in the bible, this is the name of a levite, and the maternal grandfather of abijah. 
  • Rina: variant spelling of hebrew unisex rinnah, meaning "shouting for joy." compare with other forms of rina.
  • Ramah: hebrew name meaning "a lofty place." in the bible, this is the name of many places, including a place of battle between israel and syria. 
  • Avi: variant spelling of hebrew abiy, meaning "my father." compare with masculine avi.
  • Immanuw'el: hebrew name meaning "god is with us." in the bible, this is the name of the promised messiah as prophesied by isaiah.
  • Ecter: hebrew form of persian esther, meaning "star." 
  • Paroh: hebrew name of egyptian origin, meaning "great house." in the bible, this is a title for the king of egypt.
  • Hadar: hebrew name meaning "honor." in the bible, this is the name of an edomite king. Also spelled chadar.
  • Nebo: variant spelling of hebrew nebow, meaning "mercury" and "prophet." in the bible, this is the hebrew name for a babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in moab, a city in judah, and the name of the mountain where moses died. 
  • Meri: hebrew name meaning "bitter" and "rebellious." 
  • Ednah: variant spelling of hebrew edna, meaning "delight, pleasure, rejuvenation."
  • Aliya: hebrew name meaning "to ascend, to go up." compare with another form of aliya.
  • Tal: hebrew unisex name meaning "dew." 
  • Nahala: variant form of hebrew nachala, meaning "inheritance" or "territory." 
  • Diqlah: hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning "palm grove." in the bible, this is the name of a son of joktan.
  • Chaza'el: hebrew name meaning "one who sees god." in the bible, this is the name of a king of syria.
  • Yehezkel: variant spelling of hebrew yechezkel, meaning "god will strengthen." 
  • Pet form of hebrew adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
  • Niva: hebrew name meaning "speech."
  • Lael: hebrew name meaning "belonging to god" or "by god." in the bible, this is the name of a leader of the gershon family.
  • Yiftach: variant spelling of hebrew yiphtach, meaning "he opens" or "whom god sets free." 
  • Benayah: hebrew name meaning "god has built." in the bible, this is the name of the captain of david's guard and many other characters.
  • Hava: variant spelling of hebrew chavvah, meaning "life." 
  • Moss: medieval jewish form of hebrew moshe, meaning "drawn out." compare with another form of moss.
  • Hiba: variant spelling of hebrew chiba, meaning "love." compare with another form of hiba.
  • Bat-el (-): hebrew name meaning "daughter of god."
  • Tuviya: hebrew name meaning "god is good." in the bible, this is the name of a babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled toviya.
  • Azriy'el: hebrew name composed of the elements 'azar "help" and 'el "god," hence "help of god." in the bible, this is the name of several minor characters. 
  • Ayal: hebrew name meaning "deer, gazelle."
  • Yaffa: hebrew name meaning "beautiful." 
  • Gemaryahu: variant form of hebrew gemaryah, meaning "god has accomplished." in the bible, this is the name of one of the nobles who lived in the time of jeremiah.
  • Shachar: hebrew unisex name meaning "dawn" or "morning."
  • Jaffe: variant spelling of hebrew jaffa, meaning "beautiful."
  • Aliza: variant spelling of both hebrew aleeza and alitza, meaning "joy." 
  • Yitzchaq: variant spelling of hebrew yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."
  • Kowresh: hebrew form of persian k�rush, meaning "like the sun." in the bible, this is the name of the king of persia, cyrus the great, conqueror of babylon, who freed the captive jews. 
  • Metushelach: variant spelling of hebrew methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." in the bible, this is the name of a son of enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
  • Amram: hebrew name meaning "kindred of the most high." in the bible, this is the name of a son of bani, and the father of moses. 
  • Gavri: variant form of hebrew gavriel, meaning "man of god" or "warrior of god."
  • Raanan: hebrew name meaning "fresh, luxuriant."
  • Zylpha: variant form of hebrew zilpah, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."
  • Yether: hebrew name meaning "abundance" or "overhanging." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father-in-law ofmoses. He is also known by the name yithrow. Jether is the anglicized form.
  • Gemarya: variant spelling of hebrew gemaryah, meaning "god has accomplished." 
  • Abiyah: hebrew unisex name meaning "yahweh is my father." in the bible, this is the name of a son of samuel, the mother of hezekiah, a member of the tribe of benjamin, a king of judah, and several other characters. Also spelled aviyah.
  • Degana: variant spelling of hebrew deganya, meaning "grain."
  • Tahlia: variant spelling of hebrew talia, meaning "dew."
  • Zakiah: variant spelling of hebrew zakiya, meaning "pure."
  • Rivka: variant spelling of hebrew ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." 
  • Amittay: hebrew name meaning "my truth." in the bible, this is the name of jonah's father.
  • Nethanel: hebrew name meaning "given of god" or "whom god gave." in the old testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of jesse.
  • Meshullam: hebrew name meaning "friend." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of zerubbabel. 
  • Hevel: variant spelling of hebrew hebel, "breath, breathing." 
  • Semadar: hebrew name meaning "bud" or "blossom."
  • Zakiyya: variant spelling of hebrew zakiya, meaning "pure."
  • Shiyloh: contracted form of hebrew shai lo, of uncertain etymology, possibly meaning "he who is to be sent," "he whose it is," "peaceable one" "place of rest" or "rest, tranquility." in the bible, this is a place name and also possibly a reference to the messiah.
  • Yow'ash: hebrew name meaning "jehovah hastens." in the bible, this is the name of a benjamite and the name of an officer in david's court.Joash is the anglicized form.
  • Zakai: variant spelling of hebrew zakkay, meaning "clean, innocent." 
  • Hadad: hebrew name meaning "mighty." in the bible, this is the name of two kings of edom, and a son of ishmael. Compare with other forms ofhadad.
  • Nyssa: variant spelling of hebrew nissa, meaning "sign."
  • Abiyah: hebrew unisex name meaning "yahweh is my father." in the bible, this is the name of a son of samuel, the mother of hezekiah, a member of the tribe of benjamin, a king of judah, and several other characters. Also spelled aviyah.
  • Ora: hebrew name meaning "light." compare with another form of ora.
  • Azuwbah: hebrew name meaning "heaps of ruins," i.E. "forsaken." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including caleb's wife and the mother of jehoshaphat. Also spelled azuvah.
  • Yeshuwa: contracted form of hebrew yehowshuwa, meaning "he is saved." in the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son ofnun. The anglicized form is jeshua.
  • Eder:hebrew unisex name meaning "herd, flock." in the bible, this is the name of a levite who lived in the time of david, and the name of a town in the south of judah. Compare with another form of eder.
  • Lemmy: pet form of english lemuel and hebrew lemuwel, meaning "by god" or "for god." 
  • Matityahu: variant form of hebrew matitya, meaning "gift of god."
  • Qehath: hebrew name meaning "assembly." in the bible, this is the name of a son of levi and a grandson of jacob.
  • Ammiy'el: hebrew name meaning "one of the family of god." in the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a spy from the tribe of dan who died in the plague. 
  • Shmuel: contracted form of hebrew shemuwel, meaning "heard of god," "his name is el," or "name of god." 
  • Zevi: variant spelling of hebrew tzevi, meaning "deer, gazelle."
  • Azeneth: variant form of hebrew acNath, meaning "belonging to the goddess neith."

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