A variant form, Mira, is a nickname for Miriam. Devorah appears in the Bible as the great prophetess and judge who led a revolt against the Canaanite king (see Book of Judges). (Genesis 17:15) (variations: Sari, Sarit, Sarita). (variations: Dahlia, Dalya), Daniella (29) I was surprised that you had MY name but not my two-year old daughter's. March 7, 2008 12:17 AM. Devorah means "to speak kind words." The word appears in the Bible, in Deuteronomy 21:15 and Nechemia 13:26. Raylea Doreen RUDOV, Anonymous, July 22, 2013 5:54 PM, Anonymous, (7) (variation: Jordana), Yehudit (1) Chava appears in the Bible as the first woman (Genesis 3:20). It's an Yiddish name, (20) Yocheved November 30, 2015 7:25 PM. Yiskah Sign up to our Aish Weekly Update Newsletter. Daniella means "God is my judge. Aliza means "joy." My Hebrew name is Hasia Schossel The best translation is that the name was French and meant "free one" or "freedom"???? Rina means "joy." I have always thought my Hebrew name was Judith.  »  I never have known for sure. Netanya (variation: Goldie), Hadassah Yiskah appears in the Bible as the niece of Abraham (Genesis 11:29). Tzviya means "deer, gazelle." Avishag means "father's joy." Congratulations on your baby girl. This is a fabulous site. Also, is the name "Hallel a feminine name or is it strictly a masculine name. She was a complete Tzaddakus and was the daughter of Shaim. 4) (variations: Jael, Yaela), Yaffa April 26, 2013 6:12 PM. 1) (variant spellings: Hana, Hannah), Chava We are thinking of Isabel as a name for our daughter, who will arrive in July. Tzviya Thank you very much, Rachel, June 8, 2017 12:53 PM, please is Elliot a Hebrew name? (24) Luba, Tzivia (8) "ahl" (ayin, lamed) means on or above Sharon is a region in Israel, known for being especially plentiful and nourishing (see Metzudot Tzion, Isaiah 33:9). I cannot find this name or word; can you help me? So choose a Hebrew name that sounds great both ways. May 6, 2013 8:58 PM, Sheva, 9. It's actually funny, because I remember discussing the possibility of naming a girl Zimra with someone. This name is used both for boys and girls. April 12, 2011 1:38 PM, (18) Lynda Robertson, Tamara is a female given name most commonly derived from the Biblical name "Tamar" and in the Arabic from the singular form "Tamra" (Arabic: تَمْرَة tamrah) and the plural form “Tamar” (Arabic: تَمْر tamr), meaning in both Hebrew and Arabic by the generic name of the fruit meaning "date", "date palm" or "palm tree".. thank you, (60) August 27, 2020 5:47 PM, My wife and I have selected a name for our baby expected to arrive in Sept. Tafara, It's a beautiful choice. Howard, Religious Names for Girls. The name Hallel (is a more modern one)... in Israeli society is primarily used as a female name, actually. June 10, 2015 8:56 PM, As far as I know, Liel means "God unto me" or "God is mine", (34) April 12, 2012 5:13 AM. May 9, 2019 10:27 AM, (57) October 9, 2012 6:43 PM, My daughter name is Nadeya I'm looking for a hebrew name for her can you help/, Elisheva, His dad was called "Frank" and daddy was called Bill by others, but family and close friends called him Buddy. Yehudah on his own would never have consorted with her. March 3, 2020 8:09 PM, Most enlightening explanations. Now you are looking to pick out the perfect name! Thomas, I just pray to G-d that I can remember all the things that I must know. My name "Dvirah" is derived from "Dvir" - the outer chamber of the Holy of Holies where the Cohen Gadol prepared himself before entering the inner chamber once a year on Yom Kippur. Birth. so, thank you for this helpful list!! In kabbalah, the numeric value of Naomi (170) represents goodness ("tov") on all levels. ", can you please tell me what the hebrew source for that is? Lila Helene, Since I am a singer and I have always loved the idea of the eitz chaim and have always loved the beauty and strength of trees, as well as music, so I chose to use the name "Zimrah" for my Hebrew one, but never knew if the name was correct. Rabbi Shraga Simmons is the co-founder of Aish.com, and co-author of "48 Ways to Wisdom" (ArtScroll). I was born with a Yiddish name, Mindle Fraid. Hebrew Boys names (677) Joshuah. Meaning - STRONG. June 10, 2020 1:07 AM. Emunah means "faith." I note that one of the few remaining Jews in Burma has named one of his daughters Khaznah.Does anyone know the origin of this Jewish girl's name? Z. Hey, Congratulations for your Newborn. Yiskah means "to gaze." Naming a new baby can be an exciting if somewhat daunting task. Rav Chaim is a huge tzaddik, Torah sage, and leader of the generation. This name is associated with the ability to create beautiful prayers; Chana appears in the Bible as praying to God, and then giving birth to the prophet Samuel. Leah was in the top 50 names for girls last year in the States. Hebrew Girl names (712) Jamin. January 10, 2011 9:35 AM, Thank you for the explanations, and the numerical value. In your list of names of girls, you erred by Tamar. That said, there are many great Torah personalities - for example, Rav Shteinman, ztz"l - who did NOT hold the same way about names in general, and the names that Rav Chaim holds strongly about, in particular (Shira, for example). (62) (36) The top Hebrew names in the US are Noah for boys and Isabella, which is rooted in the Hebrew Elizabeth, for girls, both Number 1 names in recent years.. Serach Witnence, Yael is a Hebrew girl’s name meaning “mountain goat.” Yael is one of the few female prophets in the Bible. Shayna means "beautiful" in Yiddish. Adela Freema, Basya, June 11, 2015 2:21 PM. Unique Hebrew baby girls names, Hebrew unique girl names. i'm pregnant and i'm looking not only for a pretty name but also i want it to be from the torah. thank you, (10) In kabbalah, the numeric value of Ilana (96) equals the "throne of God." September 22, 2020 1:57 AM. Name - ACIMA. The word appears in the Bible, in Song of Songs 2:14. 24) (variations: Rifka, Rebecca), Ruth Osnat appears in the Bible as the wife of Joseph, and mother of Ephraim and Menashe (Genesis 41:45). Once learned that the source of Machla's name is mechila, for forgiveness. Chagit means "festive, celebration." JOSEPH, Ayelet December 21, 2018 4:15 PM, I would like to know the meaning of Aukellia..does it mean beautiful flower or am wrong please help i really love these name, (53) (variation: Orly), Orna How about her mother? The one relationship they had was because Hashem wanted her to be the the ancestor-es of Dovid Hamelech. Meira April 23, 2020 8:49 PM. Chagit: Chagit means "festive, celebration." Batya was the daughter of Pharaoh, who rescued baby Moses from the Nile River (Exodus 2:5). If you are searching for a Hebrew name for your daughter, then you are in luck. Anonymous, Chagiya: Chagiya means "festival of God." (variant spellings: Bat-Tzion, Bat-zion), Bayla Leah Originally from Buffalo, New York, he holds a degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. Naomi appears in the Bible as the mother-in-law and inspiration for Ruth, as recorded in the Book of Ruth. Anonymous, There is a part of the Sidur that is read on shabbat, the D'Zimrah. Raizel The name is often associated with the biblical Naftali, who is compared to a swift deer (Genesis 49:21). Sigal means "treasure" (see Deuteronomy 26:18). Your Judaism. The name is often associated with the biblical Naftali, who is compared to a swift deer (Genesis 49:21). January 6, 2015 11:14 PM. Our Privacy Guarantee: Your information is private. Raizel is a Yiddish variant of "Rose." You might want to add it to the list. Idit In kabbalah, Yaffa has the same numeric value (95) as Malka, queen. This list has a selection of Hebrew Biblical names that … Our List of Typical Hebrew Names with meanings will help you to sort out your ideas for selecting a perfect one. Levona means "frankincense," a spice used in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem (Exodus 30:34). (Numbers 26:33), Tova April 18, 2010 7:35 PM, where can I find an exact source for "gila" meaning both joy and to reveal? I would love to know the origin and meaning of my own name. (19) What Is Gelt? Talia means "dew from God." Few, if any, Hebrew names are usually transliterated to English with the letter "Q" as the first letter. Rachel appears in the Bible as one of the four matriarchs – the wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph (Genesis 29:16). Efrat means "honored, distinguished." October 27, 2015 5:38 PM, I think it means Guarded (Chas חס -Hebrew ) by Hasem. Hope this helps. Miriam means "bitter sea," because she was born at a time when the Egyptians embittered the lives of the Jews. Noa appears in the Bible as one of the daughters of Tzelofchad. You're sure to find a name that's best for you and your family. Keren Both names are pretty and the meanings are both included in Aish's list above. In England the name came into use after the Protestant Reformation. (15) Lifecycle Sarah appears in the Bible as a great prophet, the first of the matriarchs – wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. (42) Carmel means "vineyard, garden, orchard." Sidney, Lila: This unique Hebrew baby name for girls translates to “night” in Semitic Hebrew, and has the associated meaning “dark beauty” from its Sanskrit and Arabic roots. My daddy was a Jr. and his daddy a Sr. first name William second name, Franklin. (63) January 31, 2017 10:56 PM, I find this very helpful and quite interesting, (44) Bat Sheva (69) (variation: Zahavit, Zehava), Zissel Avigail appears in the Bible as King David's wife (1-Samuel 25:42). 7. NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list. Ilana means "tree." Yael means "to ascend" and "mountain goat." . Shifra means "improved." Great! Faige means "bird" in Yiddish, and also is related to the Yiddish word for the fruit "fig." Vida Yazidi, Dinah appears in the Bible as the daughter of Jacob and Leah. Would it still be whatever the Hebrew word is for "free"? Anonymous, Anonymous, T, Shiloh was an important Biblical city in Ephraim's territory which for a time housed the Tabernacle. Liora means "I have light." October 30, 2019 11:57 PM. Search Belly Ballot to discover the popularity, meanings, and origins of thousands of names from around the world. So ask your Rav before you decide!! Noa is a Hebrew girl’s name meaning “movement.” Noa was one of the five daughters of Zelophehad — and one of the most popular names in Israel. , There are several other daughters of gedolim with that name. (variation: Rinat), Rivka In kabbalah, Penina is related to the word penimi, meaning "inner," alluding to inner depth and purity – just as a pure pearl is produced internally. Vered means "rose" in Aramaic, the language of the Talmud. I have Jewish on my maternal side, but was raised Christian, but have always felt a deep connection to the Jewish people and Israel. Rivka appears in the Bible as one of the four matriarchs, the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob. Bat-Tziyon means "daughter of Zion," or "daughter of excellence." Could someone contact us to help verify the meaning or origins of the name we have chosen. Godmother, July 18, 2016 5:52 PM. Keith R. Kelley, April 10, 2016 6:52 PM. If you know I would appreciate a response. December 22, 2018 4:55 PM. It has opened a whole different name-picking vista for my husband and I.I was glad to see that MY name was on it, but my eldest daughter's name wasn't on it. Leah appears in the Bible as the wife of Jacob, the mother of six of the 12 tribes of Israel. Shulamit Naming a new baby can be an exciting if daunting task. Mazal In kabbalah, Tal signifies Divine nourishment in a hidden manner, just as dew descends unseen to water the plants. ESTHER WASSERMAN, (Genesis 30:21) (variant spellings: Dina, Deena), Efrat June 2, 2015 6:09 PM. judy, Name - ABRIANNA. Milka Anonymous, Nava, any other meaning for it? If the options for girls' names seem endless, that's because they nearly … Chaya is related to the name Chava, who appears in the Bible as the first woman. April 26, 2014 1:24 PM. Serach appears in the Bible as the granddaughter of Jacob (Genesis 46:17). Don't know if that helps but just in case.. The letters of Rina can be rearranged to spell "the candle of God." Anonymous, Retrieved from https://www.learnreligions.com/hebrew-names-for-girls-4148289. l schwartz, (variations: Rut, Rus), Sarah Yakova is the feminine form of Yaakov (Jacob), meaning "held by the heel." (9) in some bloggs states: tranquil, secure - in others: His gift. Hebrew names, just so you know, do not have to "match" with English ones - they don't have to sound the same or mean the same thing. patty, Elisheva means "God is my oath." September 13, 2016 9:17 AM. The origin and meaning of some of the most common Jewish and Hebrew names for girls. Meirav appears in the Bible as the daughter of King Saul (1-Samuel 14:49). After conversion I planned on changing it and I know that I have the name that I want. Incidentally Ghita happens to be an Indian name as well. Zissel means "sweet" in Yiddish. ; YAFFA (יָפָה): Hebrew name meaning "beautiful." Few, if any, Hebrew names are usually transliterated to English with "U," "V," "W," or "X" as the first letter. Tal means "dew." Tirtzah appears in the Bible as one of the daughters of Tzelofchad. all helpful, (16) ABIYSHAG (אֲבִישַׁג): Hebrew name meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." Ezekiel 17:6, 31:7). (3) Yehudah, Anat means "to sing." My daughter's first and middle names are Aleah, pronounced like Aliyah, and Peri, for the Hebrew word meaning fruit. Yael. (51) Since my mothers only sister had an unusual name of "Nelcine", so my second name was a part of her name. (variation: Lior), Machla October 17, 2017 2:51 AM, What is your source for the definition of the name Hinda? (Genesis 29:29 and 30:3) (variant spelling: Baila), Bina (Numbers 26:33), Orli I also like Maya or Maia. In kabbalah, Tzipporah has the same numeric value (376) as Shalom, peace. Judaism is passed is down throughthe mother's side. (variations: Faigy, Faigel, Faiga), Freida margret-gayle, It is related to the name Natan, which appears in the Bible as a prophet and contemporary of King David (2-Samuel 5:15). gitta, Pesha, Pessa, Pesya...they are all Yiddish names stemming from the same origin. Talia is a Hebrew girl’s name meaning “dew from God.” 8. Anonymous, (37) June 30, 2013 2:11 PM. (variations: Asnat, Asnas, Osnas), Penina She thought it was spelled Tybel leeba the closest I could come to was Toiba Leeba. Noa (variation: Shani). Margalit - which is like a pearl, or a precious stone - would suit well (same meaning and even sounds similar).Penina also means "pearl". Sigalit also means "violet.". I did not find the name in your list. Shulamit means "peaceful." Atara Carniya: Carniya means "horn of God." Ahuva means "beloved." Ironically, I know one person named Hallel, and he is not a girl! Machla appears in the Bible as one of the five daughters of Tzelofchad. September 27, 2012 3:19 PM, Yehidit is Judith in it's Hebrew pronunciation, (22) You will find debate among various communities about "Jewish names" - does the fact that a name is in Hebrew (or Yiddish) make it Jewish? Naomi "LIORA (לִיאוֹרָה): Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light. Alice, I have always gone by my second name. © 2021 Aish.com - Your life. Names like Elijah can be shortened to Eli, Rebecca can be Becky, Benjamin can be Ben, Devorah can be Dev, etc. They range in popularity as well from familiar faces like Rachel and Sarah to unique finds like Keturah and Rhoda.. Dvirah, Rich with history and spiritual ties, these stunning names have been loved for thousands of years. Famous Namesakes: Abigail Adams (John Adams’ wife), and Abigail Rogers, an American … NOTE: This is not an exhaustive list. Yaffa means "beautiful." Esther was known to be a very beautiful woman (she was chosen to be queen), yet her "hidden" internal qualities were even more beautiful. - and then more modern ones, which are, in essence, Hebrew words that sound good/make for nice names/sentiments for a name (like Zimra). If you could assist me, I would be so appreciative! Meanings and Origins of Female Hebrew Names. This list may not reflect recent changes (). According to the Midrash, when used as a person's name, Shiloh means "a present to him" and is a reference to the Messiah, who will receive tribute from the nations. (variations: Rose, Raisal, Raisa, Risa), Rina Learn Religions uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. Keren means "ray [of sunlight]." July 11, 2010 2:59 PM, Thank you for a very interesting article and a long list of names. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment. Juliana, Michal appears in the Bible as King Saul's daughter (1-Samuel 14:49), and the first wife of King David (1-Samuel 18:27). (variations: Hadas, Hadasa, Dassa, Dassi), Hadar I believe Tybel is a dove. It also says Judith in brackets after the entry. Hebrew Boys names (442) Options: Sort by alphabet Boys names Girl names Hebrew name begins with `J` More options (variant spelling: Ester), Faige Irit means "asphodel," a flowering perennial, several species of which are native to the Holy Land. Avital means "father of dew," referring to God as sustainer. Your transactions are secure. Tzivia means "assembly of God." Osnat is an Egyptian name meaning "belonging to God." January 8, 2007 11:52 AM, Hindel is Yiddish for hen- small he is a hindel. Bruriah I would love to give a beautiful name to a daughter I wish to have, not pregnant yet but have asked God by faith. Ayala means "deer." Name - AALIYAH. Hebrew names for baby girls, with 8462 entries. Meirav He lives with his wife and children in the Modi'in region of Israel. It means "dedicated to God" or something similar.
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