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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Yiddish.
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ALTER   m   Yiddish
Means "old" in Yiddish. This name was traditionally given to a sickly newborn by Jewish parents in order to confuse the Angel of Death, in the hopes that he would go looking for somebody younger or somebody else.
ANSHEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ANSELM, used as a vernacular form of Asher.
AVRUM   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ABRAHAM.
BENESH   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of BENEDICT.
BER   m   Yiddish
Means "bear" in Yiddish, a vernacular form of Dov.
CHATZKEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of EZEKIEL.
DOVID   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of DAVID.
DUDEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of DAVID.
EVRON   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of EPHRAIM.
FAIVISH   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of PHOEBUS.
FAYVEL   m   Yiddish
Variant transcription of FEIVEL.
FEIBUSH   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of PHOEBUS, apparently used as a translation of Shimshon (see Samson).
FEIVEL   m   Yiddish
Diminutive of FEIBUSH.
FISHEL   m   Yiddish
Means "little fish" in Yiddish.
FISHKE   m   Yiddish
Variant of FISHEL.
GAVREL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of GABRIEL.
HASKEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of EZEKIEL.
HERSCHEL   m   Yiddish, American
Variant of HERSHEL.
HERSH   m   Yiddish
Means "deer" in Yiddish. The deer is particularly associated with the tribe of Naphtali (see Genesis 49:21).
HERSHEL   m   Yiddish, American
Yiddish diminutive of HERSH. As a non-Jewish American name (somewhat common around the end of the 19th century), it was likely inspired by the German surname HERSCHEL, borne for instance by the British astronomer William Herschel (1738-1822).
HESHEL   m   Yiddish
Variant of HERSHEL.
HIRSH   m   Yiddish
Variant transcription of HERSH.
HIRSHEL   m   Yiddish
Variant transcription of HERSHEL.
HYMAN   m   Yiddish
Alteration of HYAM influenced by Yiddish man "man".
HYMIE   m   Yiddish
Diminutive of HYMAN.
ISER   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
ISSUR   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
KAPEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of JACOB.
KOPPEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of JACOB.
LAZER   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ELIEZER.
LIEBER   m   Yiddish
Means "beloved" in Yiddish.
MENDEL   m   Yiddish
Originally this was probably a Yiddish diminutive of MANNO. It is now used as a diminutive of MENAHEM.
MOISHE   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of MOSES.
MOTEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI.
MOTKE   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI.
NOSSON   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of Natan (see NATHAN).
SELIG   m   Yiddish
Means "blessed, happy" in Yiddish.
SENDER   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ALEXANDER.
SHIMMEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of SHIMON.
SROEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
TEVYE   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of TOBIAH.
VELVEL   m   Yiddish
Means "wolf" in Yiddish. This name can also be used as a Yiddish form of WILLIAM.
YANKEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of JACOB.
YIDEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of JUDAH.
YUDEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of JUDAH.
YUSSEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of JOSEPH.
ZALMAN   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of SOLOMON.
ZELIG   m   Yiddish
Variant of SELIG.
ZUSMAN   m   Yiddish
Means "sweet man" in Yiddish.
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