Biblical Hebrew Names

These names appear in the Hebrew Bible. See also about biblical names.
There are 273 names matching your criteria.

'ACH'AV   אַחְאָב   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of AHAB.
ACHINOAM   אֲחִינֹעַם   f   Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of AHINOAM.
'ADALYA'   אֲדַלְיָא   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ADALIA.
ADAM   אָדָם   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Hebrew, Arabic, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('adam) meaning "to be red", referring to the ruddy colour of human skin, or from Akkadian adamu meaning "to make"... [more]
'ADINAH   עֲדִינָא   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ADINA (1).
ADLAI   עַדְלָי   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Contracted form of ADALIA. This is the name of the father of one of King David's herdsmen in the Old Testament.
'ADONIYAH   אֲדֹנִיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ADONIJAH.
AHARON   אַהֲרֹן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of AARON.
'AMARYAHU   אֲמַרְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of AMARIAH.
AMNON   אַמְנוֹן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "faithful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the eldest son of King David. He was killed by his brother Absalom in revenge for the rape of his sister Tamar.
AMOS   עָמוֹס   m   English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "carried" in Hebrew. Amos is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Amos, which speaks against greed, corruption and oppression of the poor... [more]
AMRAM   עַמְרָם   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Hebrew
Means "exalted nation" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Amram is the father of Moses.
ANAIAH   עֲנָיָה   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "YAHWEH answers" in Hebrew. This was the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.
ANAT (2)   עַנָת   f & m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ANATH (1). In modern times it is often used as a feminine name.
ARAN (2)   אֲרָן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "wild goat" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Dishan in the Old Testament.
ARIEH   אַרְיֵה   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lion" in Hebrew. This was the name of an officer of king Pekahiah in the Old Testament.
'ARI'EL   אֲרִיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ARIEL.
ASA   אָסָא   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "healer" in Hebrew. This name was borne by the third king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.
ASAF   אָסָף   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ASAPH.
'ASENAT   אָסְנַת   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ASENATH.
ASHER   אָשֵׁר   m   Hebrew, English, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "happy, blessed" in Hebrew. Asher in the Old Testament is a son of Jacob by Leah's handmaid Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel... [more]
'ASHTORET   עַשְׁתֹרֶת   f   Biblical Hebrew, Near Eastern Mythology
Hebrew form of ASHTORETH.
ATALYAH   עֲתַלְיָה   f & m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ATHALIAH.
ATARAH   עֲטָרָה   f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "crown" in Hebrew. She was a minor Old Testament character, the wife of Jerahmeel.
AVIDAN   אֲבִידָן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIDAN.
'AVI'EL   אֲבִיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIEL.
'AVIGAYIL   אֲבִיגַיִל   f   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ABIGAIL.
AVIHU   אֲבִיהוּא   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIHU.
'AVIMA'EL   אֲבִימָאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIMAEL.
'AVIMELEKH   אֲבִימֶלֶך   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIMELECH.
AVIRAM   אֲבִירָם   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIRAM.
AVISHAG   אֲבִישַׁג   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABISHAG.
'AVISHAY   אֲבִישַׁי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABISHAI.
AVITAL   אֲבִיטָל   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABITAL.
'AVIYAH   אֲבִיָה   m & f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIJAH.
AVNER   אַבְנֵר   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABNER.
AVRAHAM   אַבְרָהָם   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABRAHAM.
AVRAM   אַבְרָם   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABRAHAM.
'AVSHALOM   אַבְשָׁלוֹם   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABSALOM.
'AZARYAH   עֲזַרְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of AZARIAH.
'AZAZYAHU   עֲזַזְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of AZAZIAH.
'AZRI'EL   עֲזְרִיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of AZRIEL.
BARAK (1)   בָּרָק   m   Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lightning" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament, Barak was a military commander under the guidance of the prophetess Deborah... [more]
BARUKH   בָּרוּך   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of BARUCH.
BASMAT   בָּשְׂמַת   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of BASEMATH and BASMATH.
BAT-SHEVA   בַּת־שֶׁבַע   f   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of BATHSHEBA.
BELSHATZZAR   בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר   m   Biblical Hebrew
Form of BELSHAZZAR found in the Hebrew Bible.
BENAYAHU   בְּנָיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of BENAIAH.
BEULAH   בְּעוּלָה   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "married" in Hebrew. The name is used in the Old Testament to refer to the land of Israel (Isaiah 62:4). As an English given name, Beulah has been used since the Protestant Reformation.
BINYAMIN   בִּנְיָמִין   m   Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew and Arabic form of BENJAMIN.
BITYAH   בִּתְיָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of BITHIAH.
BOAZ   בֹּעַז   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "swiftness" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the man who marries Ruth.
CHAGGIT   חַגִּית   f   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of HAGGITH.
CHANANYAH   חֲנַנְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HANANIAH.
CHANNAH   חַנָּה   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HANNAH.
CHANOKH   חֲנוֹך   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ENOCH.
CHAVAQQUQ   חֲבַקּוּק   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of HABAKKUK.
CHAWWAH   חַוָּה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of EVE.
CHEFTZI-BAH   חֶפְצִי־בָּה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of HEPHZIBAH.
CHIZQIYAHU   חִזְקִיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HEZEKIAH.
CHULDAH   חוּלְדָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of HULDAH.
DAN (1)   דָּן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "he judged" in Hebrew. Dan in the Old Testament is one of the twelve sons of Jacob by Rachel's servant Bilhah, and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel... [more]
DANIYYEL   דָּנִיֵּאל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of DANIEL.
DARYAWESH   דָּרְיָוֶשׁ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Form of DARIUS used in the Hebrew Bible.
DAWID   דָּוִד   m   Polish, Biblical Hebrew
Polish form of DAVID, as well as the original Hebrew form.
DELAYAHU   דְּלָיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of DELAIAH.
DELILAH   דְּלִילָה   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "delicate, weak, languishing" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is the lover of Samson, whom she betrays to the Philistines by cutting his hair, which is the source of his power... [more]
DEVORAH   דְּבוֹרָה   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of DEBORAH.
DIKLAH   דִּקְלָה   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.
DINAH   דִּינָה   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "judged" in Hebrew. She is the daughter of Jacob and Leah in the Old Testament... [more]
'EDNAH   עֶדְנָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EDNA (2).
EFRAT   אֶפְרָת   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EPHRATH.
'EFRAYIM   אֶפְרָיִם   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EPHRAIM.
EHUD   אֵהוּד   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "united" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the biblical judges. He killed Eglon, the king of Moab, and freed the city of Jericho from Moabite rule.
EIRAN   עֵירָן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ERAN.
EITAN   אֵיתָן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ETHAN.
ELAH   אֵלָה   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... [more]
'EL'AZAR   אֶלְעָזָר   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ELEAZAR.
ELI (1)   עֵלִי   m   English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "ascension" in Hebrew. In the Books of Samuel in the Old Testament he is a high priest of the Israelites. He took the young Samuel into his service and gave him guidance when God spoke to him... [more]
'ELI'EZER   אֱלִיעֶזֶר   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ELIEZER.
'ELIFALET   אֱלִיפָלֶט   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ELIPHALET.
'ELIFELET   אֱלִיפֶלֶט   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ELIPHELET.
ELIHU   אֶלִיהוּא   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English (Archaic)
Means "my God is he" in Hebrew. This was the name of several characters in the Old Testament including one of the friends of Job.
ELISHA   אֱלִישַׁע   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name אֱלִישַׁע ('Elisha'), a contracted form of אֱלִישׁוּעַ ('Elishu'a) meaning "my God is salvation"... [more]
ELISHEBA   אֱלִישֶׁבַע   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ELIZABETH. This name occurs in the Old Testament belonging to the wife of Aaron.
ELIYYAHU   אֱלִיָּהוּ   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ELIJAH.
ELKANAH   אֱלְקָנָה   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "God has purchased" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Samuel.
ENOSH   אֱנוֹשׁ   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "human being" in Hebrew. He was a son of Seth and a grandson of Adam in the genealogies in Genesis in the Old Testament.
'ESAW   עֵשָׂו   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ESAU.
'ESTER   אֶסְתֵר   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ESTHER.
EZER   אֵצֶר   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Seir, as well as several other minor characters.
'EZRA'   עֶזְרָא   m   Biblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of EZRA.
GAVRI'EL   גַּבְרִיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GABRIEL.
GEDALYAHU   גְּדַלְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GEDALIAH.
GEMARYAHU   גְּמַרְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GEMARIAH.
GERSHOM   גֵּרְשֹׁם   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Probably means "exile" in Hebrew, though the Bible explains that it derives from גֵּר שָׁם (ger sham) meaning "a stranger there" (see Exodus 18:3)... [more]
GERSHON   גֵּרְשׁוֹן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Variant of GERSHOM. This is the name of a son of Levi in the Old Testament.
GID'ON   גִּדְעוֹן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GIDEON.
GILAD   גִּלְעָד   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GILEAD.
GOLYAT   גָּלְיָת   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GOLIATH.
HADASSAH   הֲדַסָּה   f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "myrtle tree" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther.
HAGAR   הָגָר   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "flight" in Hebrew, though it could also be of unknown Egyptian origin. In the Old Testament she is the concubine of Abraham and the mother of Ishmael, the founder of the Arab people... [more]
HARAN   הָרָן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "hill, mountain" in Hebrew. This is the name of the brother of Abraham and father of Lot in the Old Testament.
HEVEL   הֶבֶל   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABEL.
HILLEL   הִלֵּל   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew הלל (halal) meaning "praise". This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament as the father of the judge Abdon.
HIRAM   חִירָם   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Probably of Phoenician origin, though it could be from Hebrew meaning "exalted brother". This was the name of a king of Tyre in the Old Testament. As an English given name, Hiram came into use after the Protestant Reformation... [more]
HODIYAH   הוֹדִיָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HODIAH.
HOSHEA   הוֹשֵׁעַ   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name הוֹשֵׁעַ (Hoshe'a) meaning "salvation"... [more]
IMMANUEL   עִמָּנוּאֵל   m   German, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Form of EMMANUEL used in most translations of the Old Testament. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was a German philosopher who held that duty was of highest importance.
'IRA'   עִירָא   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of IRA (1).
ITAMAR   אִיתָמָר   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ITHAMAR.
'ITTAY   אִתַּי, אִיתַי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ITHAI.
'IYYOV   אִיּוֹב   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of JOB.
'IZEVEL   אִיזֶבֶל   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEZEBEL.
KALEV (2)   כָּלֵב   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of CALEB.
KAYIN (2)   קָיִן   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of CAIN.
KEINAN   קֵינָן   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of CAINAN.
KENANYAHU   כְּנַנְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of KENANIAH.
KEREN HAPPUKH   קֶרֶן הַפּוּך   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of KEREN-HAPPUCH.
KETZI'AH   קְצִיעָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of KEZIAH.
KORESH   כּוֹרֶשׁ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Form of CYRUS used in the Hebrew Bible.
LEAH   לֵאָה   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"... [more]
LEMUEL   לְמוּאֵל   m   Biblical, Mormon, Biblical Hebrew
Means "belonging to God" in Hebrew. This was the name of a king briefly mentioned in Proverbs in the Old Testament. In the Book of Mormon it is the name of a son of Lehi and Sariah... [more]
LEWI   לֵוִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of LEVI.
LOT (1)   לוֹט   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "covering, veil" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a nephew of Abraham. Before Sodom was destroyed by God, he was directed to flee the city without looking back... [more]
MACHALAT   מָחֲלַת   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHALATH.
MACHLAH   מַחְלָה   f & m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHLAH.
MACHLI   מַחְלִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHLI.
MAL'AKHI   מַלְאָכִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MALACHI.
MATTAN   מַתָּן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "gift" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father of Shephatiah in the Old Testament.
MATTANYAHU   מַתַּנְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MATTANIAH.
MATTITHYAHU   מַתִּתְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Variant transcription of MATTITYAHU.
MATTITYAHU   מַתִּתְיָהוּ   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of MATTHEW.
MEHEITAV'EL   מְהֵיטַבְאֵל   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MEHETABEL.
MELECH   מֶלֶך   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "king" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Micah (not the prophet).
MENACHEM   מְנַחֵם   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MENAHEM.
MENASHSHEH   מְנַשֶּׁה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MANASSEH.
MERAV   מֵרַב   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MERAB (1).
MESHULLAM   מְשֻׁלָּם   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means either "paid for" or "friend" in Hebrew. This was the name of many characters in the Old Testament.
METUSHELACH   מְתוּשֶׁלַח   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of METHUSELAH.
MIKHA'EL   מִיכָאֵל   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MICHAEL.
MIKHAH   מִיכָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MICAH.
MIKHAL   מִיכַל   f   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of MICHAL (2).
MIKHAYHU   מִיכָיְהוּ   m & f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MICAIAH.
MIRIAM   מִרְיָם   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... [more]
MORDOKHAY   מָרְדֳּכַי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MORDECAI.
MORIAH   מֹרִיָה   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English (Modern)
Possibly means "seen by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is a place name in the Old Testament, both the land where Abraham is to sacrifice Isaac and the mountain upon which Solomon builds the temple... [more]
MOSHE   מֹשֶׁה   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MOSES.
NA'AMAH   נַעֲמָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of NAAMAH.
NACHUM   נַחוּם   m   Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of NAHUM.
NADAV   נָדָב   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NADAB.
NA'OMI   נָעֳמִי   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NAOMI (1).
NATAN   נָתָן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NATHAN.
NECHEMYAH   נְחֶמְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NEHEMIAH.
NERIAH   נֵרִיָה   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lamp of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is the name of the father of Baruch in the Old Testament.
NETANYAHU   נְתַנְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NETHANIAH.
NETHANEL   נְתַנְאֵל   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NATHANAEL, also used in some versions of the English-language Old Testament.
NEVUKHADNETZTZAR   נְבוּכַדְנֶאצֲּר   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NEBUCHADNEZZAR.
NOACH   נוֹחַ   m   Hebrew, Dutch, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew and Dutch form of NOAH (1).
NO'AH   נוֹעָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NOAH (2).
NOGAH   נֹגַה   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.
OFIR   אוֹפִיר   m & f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of OPHIR. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.
'OFRAH   עָפְרָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of OPHRAH.
OMRI   עָמְרִי   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "life" or "servant" in Hebrew (or a related Semitic language). This was the name of a 9th-century BC military commander who became king of Israel... [more]
'ORPAH   עָרְפָּה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ORPAH.
'OVADYAH   עֹבַדְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of OBADIAH.
OVED   עוֹבֵד   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of OBED.
PELEG   פֶּלֶג   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "division, channel" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the son of Eber.
PENUEL   פְנוּאֵל   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "face of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of two minor characters in the Old Testament.
PERETZ   פֶּרֶץ   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of PEREZ.
PINCHAS   פִּינְחָס   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of PHINEHAS.
RACHEL   רָחֵל   f   English, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name רָחֵל (Rachel) meaning "ewe"... [more]
RAFA'EL   רָפָאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of RAPHAEL. This name does not appear in any surviving Hebrew text of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
REHAV'AM   רֵחַבְעָם   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of REHOBOAM.
REUVEN   רְאוּבֵן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of REUBEN.
RIVQAH   רִיבְקָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of REBECCA.
RUT   רוּת   f   Spanish, Icelandic, Swedish, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Cognate of RUTH (1).
SARAH   שָׂרָה   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... [more]
SARAI   שָׂרָי   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my princess" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, this was Sarah's name before God changed it (see Genesis 17:15).
SATAN   שָׂטָן   m   Theology, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew שָׂטָן (satan) meaning "adversary"... [more]
SERAIAH   שְׂרָיָה   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "YAHWEH is ruler" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor characters in the Old Testament, including the father of Ezra.
SHA'UL   שָׁאוּל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SAUL.
SHE'ALTI'EL   שְׁאַלְתִּיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHEALTIEL.
SHELOMOH   שְׁלֹמֹה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of SOLOMON.
SHEM   שֵׁם   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "name" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Shem is one of Noah's three sons (along with Japheth and Ham) and the ancestor of the Semitic peoples.
SHEMA'YAH   שְׁמַעְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHEMAIAH.
SHEMU'EL   שְׁמוּאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of SAMUEL.
SHET   שֵׁת   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SETH (1).
SHIFRA   שִׁפְרָה   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHIPHRAH.
SHIMON   שִׁמְעוֹן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SIMEON (and SIMON).
SHIMSHON   שִׁמְשׁוֹן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SAMSON.
SHOSHANNAH   שׁוֹשַׁנָּה   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SUSANNA.
SHULAMMIT   שׁוּלַמִּית   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SHULAMMITE.
TALMAI   תַּלְמַי   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "furrowed" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name is borne by both a giant and also the father of King David's wife Maacah.
TAMAR   תָּמָר   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... [more]
TEMAN   תֵּימָן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "right hand" or "south" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a grandson of Esau for whom the town of Teman in Edom was named.
TERACH   תֶּרַח   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TERAH.
TIRTZAH   תִּרְצָה   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of TIRZAH.
TOVI   טוֹבִיה, טוֹבִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TOBIT.
TOVIYYAH   טוֹבִיָּה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TOBIAH.
TZEFANYAH   צְפַנְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZEPHANIAH.
TZIDKIYAHU   צִדְקִיָּהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZEDEKIAH.
TZILLAH   צִלָּה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ZILLAH.
TZION   צִיוֹן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZION.
TZIPPORAH   צִפּוֹרָה   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ZIPPORAH.
TZIVAH   צִיבָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ZIBA (2).
TZIVYAH   צִבְיָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ZIBIAH.
'URI   אוּרִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of URI.
'URIYAH   אוּרִיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of URIAH.
'URIY'EL   אוּרִיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of URIEL.
UZZI   עֻזִּי   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my power" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor characters in the Old Testament.
UZZIEL   עֻזִּיאֵל   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my power is God" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor characters in the Old Testament.
'UZZIYYAH   עֻזִּיָּה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of UZZIAH.
WASHTI   וַשְׁתִּי   f   Biblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of VASHTI.
YAAKOV   יַעֲקֹב   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JACOB.
YACHIN   יָכִין   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JACHIN.
YADON   יָדוֹן   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JADON.
YAEL   יָעֵל   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAEL.
YAIR   יָאִיר   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAIR.
YA'RAH   יַעְרָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JARAH.
YARAV'AM   יָרָבְעָם   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEROBOAM.
YARED   יָרֶד   m   Biblical Hebrew, Eastern African, Ethiopian
Hebrew form of JARED. This form is also used in Ethiopia. It was borne by a semi-legendary 6th-century Ethiopian musician who is considered a saint in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
YECHEZKEL   יְחֶזְקֵאל   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of EZEKIEL.
YECHI'EL   יְחִיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHIEL.
YEDIDAH   יְדִידָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEDIDAH.
YEDIDYAH   יְדִידְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEDIDIAH.
YEFET   יֶפֶת   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAPHETH.
YEHO'ASH   יְהוֹאָשׁ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHOASH.
YEHOCHANAN   יְהוֹחָנָן   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JOHN (and JEHOHANAN).
YEHONATAN   יְהוֹנָתָן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHONATHAN.
YEHORAM   יְהוֹרָם   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHORAM.
YEHOSHAFAT   יְהוֹשָׁפָט   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHOSHAPHAT.
YEHOSHUA   יְהוֹשֻׁעַ   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOSHUA.
YEHOYAKHIN   יְהוֹיָכִין   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHOIACHIN.
YEHOYAKIM   יְהוֹיָקִים   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHOIAKIM.
YEHU'   יְהוּא   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHU.
YEHUDAH   יְהוּדָה   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JUDAH.
YEHUDI   יְהוּדִי   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHUDI.
YEHUDIT   יְהוּדִית   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JUDITH.
YEKONYAH   יְכָנְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JECONIAH.
YEMIMA   יְמִימָה   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEMIMA.
YERED   יֶרֶד   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JARED.
YERIYAHU   יְרִיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JERIAH.
YERUSHAH   יְרוּשָׁה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JERUSHA.
YESHA'YAHU   יְשַׁעְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISAIAH.
YESHUA   יֵשׁוּעַ   m   Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Contracted form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA) used in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Hebrew Old Testament. The form was also used in Aramaic, and was most likely the name represented by Greek Iesous (see JESUS) in the New Testament... [more]
YIFTACH   יִפְתַח   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEPHTHAH.
YIRMIYAHU   יִרְמְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JEREMIAH.
YISHAI   יִשַׁי   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JESSE.
YISHMA'EL   יִשְׁמָעֵאל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISHMAEL.
YISHMERAY   יִשְׁמְרַי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISHMERAI.
YISKAH   יִסְכָּה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ISCAH.
YISRA'EL   יִשְׂרָאֵל   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
YISSAKHAR   יִשָּׂשׁכָר   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISSACHAR.
YITZHAK   יִצְחָק   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISAAC. This was the name of two recent Israeli prime ministers.
YO'ASH   יְהוֹאָשׁ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOASH.
YOAV   יוֹאָב   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOAB.
YOCHANAN   יוֹחָנָן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOHN (and JOHANAN). This is a contracted form of the longer name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yehochanan).
YOCHEVED   יוֹכֶבֶד   f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOCHEBED.
YOEL   יוֹאֵל   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOEL.
YONAH   יוֹנָה   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JONAH.
YONATAN   יוֹנָתָן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JONATHAN.
YORAM   יוֹרָם   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORAM.
YOSEF   יוֹסֵף   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOSEPH.
YOSHIYAHU   יֹאשִׁיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOSIAH.
YOTAM   יוֹתָם   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOTHAM.
YUVAL   יוּבָל   m & f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JUBAL. It is used as a masculine and feminine name in modern Hebrew.
ZAKKAI   זַכָּי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZACCAI.
ZEKHARYAH   זְכַרְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZECHARIAH.
ZERACH   זֵרַח   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZERAH.
ZEVADYAH   זְבַדְיָה   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZEBADIAH.
ZEVULUN   זְבוּלֻן   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZEBULUN.
ZILPAH   זִלְפָּה   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "frailty" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the handmaid who was given to Jacob by Leah.
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