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This is a list of names in which the gender is feminine; and the usage is Hebrew.
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ACHINOAM   f   Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of AHINOAM.
ADARA   f   Hebrew
Means "noble" in Hebrew.
ADENA   f   Hebrew
Possibly a variant of ADINA (1).
ADI (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "jewel" or "ornament" in Hebrew.
ADINA (1)   m & f   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Hebrew
From Hebrew עֲדִינָא ('adina') meaning "slender, delicate". This name is borne by a soldier in the Old Testament. It is also used in modern Hebrew as a feminine name, typically spelled עֲדִינָה.
ADVA   f   Hebrew
Means "small wave, ripple" in Hebrew.
AGAM   f & m   Hebrew
Means "lake" in Hebrew.
AHAVA   f   Hebrew
Means "love" in Hebrew.
AHUVA   f   Hebrew
Means "beloved" in Hebrew.
ALIYA (2)   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of ALIYAH (2).
ALIYAH (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "to ascend" in Hebrew. This is also a Hebrew word referring to immigration to Israel.
ALIZA   f   Hebrew
Means "joyful" in Hebrew.
ALMA (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "young woman" in Hebrew.
ALMOG   m & f   Hebrew
Means "coral" in Hebrew.
ALONA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ALON.
AMIRA (2)   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of AMIR (2).
AMIT (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "friend" in Hebrew.
ANAT (2)   f & m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ANATH (1). In modern times it is often used as a feminine name.
ARIEL   m & f   Hebrew, English, French, Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem. Shakespeare used it as the name of a spirit in his play 'The Tempest' (1611), and one of the moons of Uranus bears this name in his honour. As an English name, it became more common for females in the 1980s, especially after it was used for the title character in the Walt Disney film 'The Little Mermaid' (1989).
ATALIA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ATHALIAH.
ATARA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of ATARAH.
ATARAH   f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "crown" in Hebrew. She was a minor Old Testament character, the wife of Jerahmeel.
AVIA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of AVIYA.
AVIGAIL   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIGAIL.
AVISHAG   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABISHAG.
AVIV   m & f   Hebrew
Means "spring" in Hebrew.
AVIVA   f   Hebrew
Feminine variant of AVIV.
AVIYA   m & f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIJAH.
AYALA   f   Hebrew
Means "doe, gazelle, hind" in Hebrew.
AYELET   f   Hebrew
Means "gazelle, hind". It is taken from the Hebrew phrase אַיֶלֶת הַשַׁחַר ('ayelet hashachar), literally "gazelle of dawn", which is a name of the morning star.
AYLA (1)   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of ELAH.
BASHE   f   Hebrew
Diminutive of BATYAH.
BASIA (2)   f   Hebrew
Diminutive of BATYAH.
BASYA   f   Hebrew
Diminutive of BATYAH.
BATEL   f   Hebrew
Means "daughter of God" in Hebrew.
BATSHEVA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew variant of BATHSHEBA.
BATYA   f   Hebrew
Modern Hebrew variant of BITHIAH.
BATYAH   f   Hebrew
Modern Hebrew variant of BITHIAH.
BERACHA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of BRACHA.
BOSMAT   f   Hebrew
Hebrew variant of BASEMATH.
BRACHA   f   Hebrew
Means "blessing" in Hebrew.
CHANAH   f   Hebrew
Variant of CHANNAH.
CHANNAH   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HANNAH.
CHAVA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of EVE.
CHAYA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of CHAYYIM.
CHEN (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "grace, charm" in Hebrew.
CHESED   f & m   Hebrew
Means "mercy" in Hebrew.
DAFNA   f   Hebrew
Means "laurel" in Hebrew.
DALIA (3)   f   Hebrew
Means "branch" in Hebrew.
DALIT   f   Hebrew
Means "to draw water" in Hebrew.
DALYA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of DALIA (3).
DANA (1)   f   Romanian, Czech, Slovak, German, Hebrew
Feminine form of DANIEL or DAN (1).
DANYA (1)   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of DAN (1).
DAR   f & m   Hebrew
Means "mother-of-pearl, nacre" in Hebrew.
DEBORAH   f   English, Hebrew, Biblical
Means "bee" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Book of Judges, Deborah is a heroine and prophetess who leads the Israelites when they are threatened by the Canaanites. She forms an army under the command of Barak, and together they destroy the army of the Canaanite commander Sisera. Also in the Old Testament, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca.... [more]
DERORIT   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of DRORIT.
DEVORAH   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of DEBORAH.
DIKLA   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of DIKLAH.
DIKLAH   m & f   Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "palm grove" in Hebrew or Aramaic. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Joktan. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.
DOR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
DORIT (1)   f   Hebrew
Strictly feminine variant of DOR.
DRORIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of DROR.
DVORAH   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of DEBORAH.
EDEN   f & m   Hebrew, English (Modern)
Means "place of pleasure" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament the Garden of Eden was the place where the first people, Adam and Eve, lived before they were expelled.
EFRAT   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EPHRATH.
ELAH   f & m   Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "oak tree" or "terebinth tree" in Hebrew. This was the name of the fourth king of Israel, as told in the Old Testament. He was murdered by Zimri, who succeeded him. In modern Hebrew this is typically a feminine name.
ELIANA (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "my God has answered" in Hebrew.
ELIORA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ELIOR.
ELISHEVA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ELIZABETH.
ELKE (2)   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ELKANAH.
GAL (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "wave" in Hebrew.
GALIA   f   Hebrew
Variant of GAL (1).
GALIT   f   Hebrew
Variant of GAL (1).
GEULA   f   Hebrew
Means "redemption" in Hebrew.
GILAH   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of GIL (3).
GILI   f & m   Hebrew
Means "my joy" in Hebrew.
HADAR   f & m   Hebrew
Means "splendour, glory" in Hebrew.
HADAS   f   Hebrew
Means "myrtle tree" in Hebrew.
HADASSAH   f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew הֲדַס (hadas) meaning "myrtle tree". In the Old Testament this is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther.
HAGIT   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of HAGGITH.
HANNAH   f   English, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) meaning "favour" or "grace". In the Old Testament this is the name of the wife of Elkanah. Her rival was Elkanah's other wife Peninnah, who had children while Hannah remained barren. After a blessing from Eli she finally became pregnant with Samuel.... [more]
HAVA   f   Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of EVE.
HED   m & f   Hebrew
Means "echo" in Hebrew.
HERUT   f   Hebrew
Means "freedom" in Hebrew.
HILA   f   Hebrew
Means "halo" in Hebrew.
ILANA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ILAN.
ILANIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ILAN.
INBAL   f   Hebrew
Means "tongue of a bell" in Hebrew.
INBAR   f   Hebrew
Means "amber" in Hebrew.
IRIT   f   Hebrew
Means "asphodel" in Hebrew (an asphodel is a type of flower).
JAFFE   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of YAFE.
KELILA   f   Hebrew
Means "crown of laurel" in Hebrew.
KEREN   f   Hebrew
Means "horn" or "ray of light" in Hebrew.
KESHET   m & f   Hebrew
Means "rainbow" in Hebrew.
KINERET   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of KINNERET.
KINNERET   f   Hebrew
From the name of the large lake in northern Israel, usually called the Sea of Galilee in English. Its name is derived from Hebrew כִּנּוֹר (kinnor) meaning "harp" because of its shape.
LEAH   f   English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name לֵאָה (Le'ah) which was probably derived from the Hebrew word לְאָה (le'ah) meaning "weary". Alternatively it might derive from a Chaldean name meaning "mistress" or "ruler" in Akkadian. In the Old Testament Leah is the first wife of Jacob and the mother of seven of his children. Jacob's other wife was Leah's sister Rachel. Although this name was used by Jews in the Middle Ages, it was not typical as an English Christian name until after the Protestant Reformation, being common among the Puritans.
LI (2)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "to me" in Hebrew.
LIAT   f   Hebrew
Means "you are mine" in Hebrew.
LIBI   f   Hebrew
Means "my heart" in Hebrew.
LIHI   f   Hebrew
Means "she is mine" in Hebrew.
LILACH   f   Hebrew
Means "lilac" in Hebrew.
LIOR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light for me" in Hebrew.
LIORA   f   Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of LIOR.
LIORIT   f   Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of LIOR.
LIRON   m & f   Hebrew
Means "song for me" or "joy for me" in Hebrew.
LITAL   f   Hebrew
Means "my dew" in Hebrew.
LIVNA   f   Hebrew
Means "white" in Hebrew.
LIVNAT   f   Hebrew
Variant of LIVNA.
MAAYAN   f & m   Hebrew
Means "spring of water" in Hebrew.
MALKA   f   Hebrew
Means "queen" in Hebrew.
MARGALIT   f   Hebrew
Means "pearl" in Hebrew, ultimately from Greek μαργαριτης (margarites).
MARGALITA   f   Hebrew
Variant of MARGALIT.
MARGANITA   f   Hebrew
From the name of a type of flowering plant common in Israel, called the scarlet pimpernel in English.
MAYA (3)   f   Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew מַיִם (mayim) "water".
MAYTAL   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of MEITAL.
MEIRA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of MEIR.
MEIRIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of MEIR.
MEITAL   f   Hebrew
Means "dew drop" in Hebrew.
MENUHA   f   Hebrew
Means "tranquility" in Hebrew.
MERAV   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MERAB (1).
MICHAL (2)   f   Biblical, Hebrew
Possibly means "brook" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is a daughter of Saul. She was married to David, but after David fled from Saul he remarried her to someone else. Later, when David became king, he ordered her returned to him.
MIRIAM   f   Hebrew, English, German, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of MARY. It is used in the Old Testament, where it belongs to the elder sister of Moses and Aaron. She watched over the infant Moses as the pharaoh's daughter drew him from the Nile. The name has long been popular among Jews, and it has been used as an English Christian name since the Protestant Reformation.
MOR   f & m   Hebrew
Means "myrrh" in Hebrew.
MORAN   f & m   Hebrew
Means "viburnum shrub" in Hebrew.
NAAMAH   f   Biblical, Hebrew
Means "pleasant" in Hebrew. This name is borne in the Old Testament by both a daughter of Lamech and a wife of Solomon. Some later Jewish texts give Naamah as the name of Noah's wife, even though she is not named in the Old Testament.
NAHAL   f   Hebrew
Means "stream" in Hebrew.
NAOMI (1)   f   English, Hebrew, Biblical
From the Hebrew name נָעֳמִי (Na'omiy) meaning "pleasantness". In the Old Testament this is the name of the mother-in-law of Ruth. After the death of her husband and sons, she returned to Bethlehem with Ruth. There she declared that her name should be Mara (see Ruth 1:20).... [more]
NAVA   f   Hebrew
Means "beautiful" in Hebrew.
NESSA (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "miracle" in Hebrew.
NETA   f   Hebrew
Means "plant, shrub" in Hebrew.
NETTA (2)   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of NETA.
NILI   f   Hebrew
Acronym of the phrase נצח ישׂראל לא ישׁקר (Netzach Yisrael Lo Yishaker) meaning "the eternity of Israel will not lie". This phrase appears in the Old Testament in Samuel 15:29. It was used as the name of a Jewish spy network in Palestine during World War I.
NISSA   f   Hebrew
Means "sign" in Hebrew.
NITZA   f   Hebrew
Strictly feminine variant of NITZAN.
NITZAN   m & f   Hebrew
Means "flower bud" in Hebrew.
NOA (1)   f   Hebrew, Biblical
Hebrew form of NOAH (2).
NOAM   m & f   Hebrew
Means "pleasantness" in Hebrew. A famous bearer is Noam Chomsky (1928-), an American linguist and philosopher.
NOGA   f & m   Hebrew
Variant transcription of NOGAH.
NOGAH   m & f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "brightness" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of King David in the Old Testament. In modern times it is sometimes used as a feminine name.
NOY   f & m   Hebrew
Means "beauty" in Hebrew.
NOYA   f   Hebrew
Means "divine beauty" in Hebrew.
NURIT   f   Hebrew
Means "buttercup flower" in Hebrew (genus Ranunculus).
OFIR   m & f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of OPHIR. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.
OFRA   m & f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of OPHRAH. Originally it was a masculine name, but it is now used for females too.
OR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew.
ORA (2)   f   Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of OR.
ORAH   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of ORA (2).
ORI   m & f   Hebrew
Means "my light" in Hebrew.
ORIT   f   Hebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew.
ORLI   f   Hebrew
Means "light for me" in Hebrew.
ORLY   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of ORLI.
ORNA (2)   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of OREN.
PAZ (2)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "gold" in Hebrew.
RACHEL   f   English, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name רָחֵל (Rachel) meaning "ewe". In the Old Testament this is the name of the favourite wife of Jacob and the mother of Joseph and Benjamin. She was the younger sister of Jacob's first wife Leah.... [more]
RANI (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "my joy" or "my song" in Hebrew.
RAVID   m & f   Hebrew
Means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAZ   m & f   Hebrew
Means "secret" in Hebrew.
RAZIELA   f   Hebrew
Means "my secret is God" in Hebrew.
REUT   f   Hebrew
Means "friend" in Hebrew, making it a variant of the Biblical name Ruth.
RINA (2)   f   Hebrew
Means "joy" in Hebrew.
RINAT (2)   f   Hebrew
Variant of RINA (2).
RIVA   f   Hebrew
Diminutive of RIVKA.
RIVKA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of REBECCA.
RON (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "song, joy" in Hebrew.
RONA (2)   f   Hebrew
Feminine variant of RON (2).
RONI (1)   f   Hebrew
Means "my joy" or "my song" in Hebrew.
RONIT (2)   f   Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of RON (2).
ROTEM   m & f   Hebrew
From the name of a desert plant (species Retama raetam), possibly derived from Hebrew רְתֹם (retom) meaning "to bind".
SAGIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of SAGI.
SAPIR   f   Hebrew
Means "sapphire" in Hebrew.
SARAH   f   English, French, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lady, princess, noblewoman" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of Abraham's wife, considered the matriarch of the Jewish people. She was barren until she unexpectedly became the pregnant with Isaac at the age of 90. Her name was originally Sarai, but God changed it at the same time Abraham's name was changed (see Genesis 17:15).... [more]
SARIT   f   Hebrew
Hebrew diminutive of SARAH.
SHACHAR   f & m   Hebrew
Means "dawn" in Hebrew.
SHAHAR   f & m   Hebrew
Variant transcription of SHACHAR.
SHAKED   f & m   Hebrew
Means "almond" in Hebrew.
SHALEV   m & f   Hebrew
Means "calm, tranquil" in Hebrew.
SHAMIRA   f   Hebrew
Means "guardian, protector" in Hebrew.
SHANI (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "red, scarlet" in Hebrew.
SHAY (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of SHAI.
SHIFRA   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHIPHRAH.
SHIR (1)   f   Hebrew
Means "song" in Hebrew.
SHIRA   f   Hebrew
Means "poetry" or "singing" in Hebrew.
SHIRI   f   Hebrew
Means "my song" in Hebrew.
SHLOMIT   f   Hebrew
Means "peaceful" in Hebrew.
SHOSHANA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of SHOSHANNAH.
SHOSHANNAH   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SUSANNA.
SHULAMIT   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of SHULAMMITE.
SHULAMITH   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of SHULAMMITE.
SHULAMMIT   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHULAMMITE.
SHULAMMITE   f   Hebrew, Biblical
Derived from Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalom) "peace". This name occurs in the Song of Songs in the Old Testament.
SIGAL   f   Hebrew
Means "purple, violet" in Hebrew.
SIGALIT   f   Hebrew
Means "violet flower" in Hebrew.
SIMCHA   f & m   Hebrew
Means "happiness, joy" in Hebrew.
SMADAR   f   Hebrew
Means "blossom" in Hebrew.
STAV   f & m   Hebrew
Means "autumn" in Hebrew.
TAL   m & f   Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew טַל (tal) meaning "dew".
TALI   f   Hebrew
Diminutive of TAL.
TALIA (1)   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of TALYA.
TALYA   f   Hebrew
Means "dew from God" in Hebrew.
TAM (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "honest, innocent" in Hebrew.
TAMAR   f   Hebrew, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah and later his wife. This was also the name of a daughter of King David. She was raped by her half-brother Amnon, leading to his murder by her brother Absalom. The name was borne by a 12th-century ruling queen of Georgia who presided over the kingdom at the peak of its power.
TEHILA   f   Hebrew
Means "praise" in Hebrew.
TIKVA   f   Hebrew
Means "hope" in Hebrew.
TIRTZAH   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of TIRZAH.
TOM (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "the end" from Hebrew תּוֹם (tom). It can also be a variant transcription of TAM (2).
TOVA (1)   f   Hebrew
Means "good" in Hebrew.
TOVAH   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of TOVA (1).
TOVIA   m & f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of TOBIAH, also used as a feminine form.
TSILA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of TZILA.
TZILA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZILLAH.
TZIPORA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of TZIPPORAH.
TZIPORAH   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of TZIPPORAH.
TZIPPORAH   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ZIPPORAH.
TZIVIA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZIBIAH.
TZIVYA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZIBIAH.
TZOFIYA   f   Hebrew
Means "watching" in Hebrew.
TZUFIT   f   Hebrew
Means "hummingbird" in Hebrew.
TZVIA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of TZVI.
VARDA   f   Hebrew
Diminutive of VERED.
VARDAH   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of VARDA.
VERED   f   Hebrew
Means "rose" in Hebrew.
YAARA   f   Hebrew
Means "honeycomb" and "honeysuckle" in Hebrew.
YACHNA   f   Hebrew
Perhaps a feminine form of YACHIN.
YAEL   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAEL.
YAEN   f   Hebrew
Means "ostrich" in Hebrew.
YAFA   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of YAFFA.
YAFE   m & f   Hebrew
Variant and masculine form of YAFFA.
YAFFA   f   Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew יָפֶה (yafeh) meaning "beautiful".
YAFFE   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of YAFE.
YAKIRA   f   Hebrew
Means "precious" in Hebrew.
YARDEN   m & f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORDAN.
YARDENA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew feminine form of JORDAN.
YARONA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of YARON.
YEHUDIT   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JUDITH.
YEMIMA   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEMIMA.
YOCHEVED   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOCHEBED.
YONINA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of YONAH.
YONIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of YONAH.
YUVAL   m & f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JUBAL. It is used as a masculine and feminine name in modern Hebrew.
ZAHARA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ZOHAR.
ZIPPORAH   f   Biblical, Hebrew
From the Hebrew name צִפּוֹרָה (Tzipporah), derived from צִפּוֹר (tzippor) meaning "bird". In the Old Testament this is the name of the Midianite wife of Moses. She was the daughter of the priest Jethro.
ZIV   m & f   Hebrew
Means "bright, radiant" in Hebrew. This was the ancient name of the second month of the Jewish calendar.
ZIVA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ZIV.
ZIVIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ZIV.
ZOHAR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
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