Ancient Hebrew Submitted Names

These names were used by the ancient Israelites. See also about Ancient Hebrew names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abriyah f Ancient Hebrew (Rare)
Means "one who loves God".
Ahaziah אֲחַזְיָהוּ m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "holds fast" or "held by God" depending on translation.
Amman m Ancient Hebrew
The given name of the second son of Lot, (The Veil), by his younger daughter meaning "Son of my Race" or "Son of my People. The father of the Ammanites, (AKA Ammonites). ... [more]
Ammihud אממיחוד m Ancient Hebrew
The father of Elishama in Numbers 7.
Ariyah עֲריָּה עריה f Ancient Hebrew
Feminine form of Ari 1.
Arleon m Ancient Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew Ari 1 and Latin Leon put together. Both names mean "lion".
Avihud m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "My Father is glorious" in reference to God.
‘Avraham אַבְרָהָם m Ancient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew from of Abraham.
Baracha ברכה f Ancient Hebrew
Alternate latinization of ברכה Bracha
Bashan m Ancient Hebrew
Bible Hebrew
Bathsua f Ancient Hebrew
Means "daughter of abundance".... [more]
Chushan רִשְׁעָתַיִם m & f Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "Kushite."
Ediyn f Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew variant of Eden
Eilan m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning little oak tree
Elisav m & f Ancient Hebrew
Very old and rare Hebrew form of ELIZABETH. ELISHEVA is a more modern form of the same name and usually used for females.
‘Eliyyahu אֱלִיָּהוּ m Ancient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew from of Elijah.
Elpalet m Ancient Hebrew
Means "God delivers" in Hebrew.
Emet m & f Ancient Hebrew, English
Means "truth" in Hebrew.
Ephron m Ancient Hebrew
Means "small deer" in Hebrew.
Gerar m & f Ancient Hebrew
Also Gerara, (LXX). Name of the land in which Abimelech dwelt. Genesis 20:2.
Giddel m Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew name meaning "to grow"
Harim חָרִם m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "with pierced nose." May also mean "destroyed" or "dedicated to God" depending on your source.
Hilkiah m Ancient Hebrew
Hilkiah means “portion of Yah” or “the LORD is my portion.” Hilkiah was a Levite and high priest during the reign of King Josiah. He found the long-lost Book of the Law (see II Chronicles 34).
Hosa m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning, "as many" or "all".
Hoshama m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God hears."
Jahdiel m Ancient Hebrew
Means "God gladdens" in Hebrew.
Janai m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God answers."
Jehaleel m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God is praised."
Jehdeiah m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God gladdens."
Jehial יְחִיאֵל m Ancient Hebrew
Variant spelling of Jehiel.
Jehoahaz יְהוֹאָחָז m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "God holds fast." Diminutive is Ahaz.
Joezer m Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "Yahweh is help."
Mamre מַמְרֵא m Ancient Hebrew
The name of an Amorite ally of Abraham, owner of some famous great trees at or near Hebron.
Mattathias m Ancient Hebrew (Hellenized), History, Biblical Greek
Hellenized form of the Hebrew name Mattityahu (see Matthew). Some sources claim that this name is the original Greek form of Mattityahu and that names like Matthaios and Matthias are contracted forms of Mattathias.... [more]
Nahash נָחָשׁ m & f Jewish, Ancient Hebrew
Means "snake" in Hebrew, from the vocabulary noun נָחָשׁ (nachash or nāḥāš).... [more]
Nehorai נהוראי m & f Hebrew, Ancient Hebrew
From the Aramaic root nehora, meaning "light". Rabbi Nehorai was the name of one of the Tannaim.
Netanya נְתַנְיָה f Ancient Hebrew (Anglicized, Modern)
Feminine form of Netanyahu.
Ochozias m Biblical Latin, Ancient Hebrew (Latinized), Biblical French
French and Latinized form of Ahaziah via it's Hellenized form Okhozias.
Onan m Ancient Hebrew
Power, Strength, Hebrew origin.
Paltah פלטה f Ancient Hebrew
This name was apparently found inscripted on a few ancient seals. Meaning unknown.
Qeshet קֶשֶׁת f & m Ancient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew transcription of Keshet.
Radah m & f Ancient Hebrew
to rule, have dominion, dominate, tread down... [more]
Raushanna f Ancient Hebrew
Meaning "Splendid One."
Razili f Ancient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew name meaning "the Lord's secret."
Salampsio f Ancient Hebrew (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of the Hebrew name Shalom-zion "peace of Zion". The name "Shalom Zion" was used by the Judean royal family in the Roman period and is variously modified in rabbinical literature... [more]
Sara'el שָׂרָאֵל f Ancient Hebrew (Rare)
Sara'el is a female given name meaning, "Princess of God" in Hebrew.
Shabtit שבתית f Ancient Hebrew
The feminine form of the name Shabbatai, likely invented in post-Biblical times
Shaphat שָׁפָט m Ancient Hebrew
Means "God judges" in Hebrew.
Shelumiel שלומיאֵל, שְׁלֻמִיאֵל m Biblical, Ancient Hebrew, Hebrew (Archaic)
Means "peace of God" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalom) meaning "peace, welfare, wholeness" combined with Hebrew אֵל ('el) meaning "God"... [more]
Shemai m Ancient Hebrew
Means "hear" or "listen", from the Hebrew shema. See Shemaiah.
Shiia שַׁאֶהָ m Ancient Hebrew
Derivative Of Joshua.
Shim’on שִׁמְעוֹן m Ancient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew from of Simon 1.
Sobe f Ancient Hebrew
The name of Sobe first appears in writings of about the 7th century by Hippolytus of Thebes.... [more]
Tavi טבי m & f Ancient Hebrew
Means "good" in Hebrew.
Ya'aqov יַעֲקֹב m Ancient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of Jacob.
Ya'aqov'el יַעֲקֹבְאֵל m Ancient Hebrew
Possibly an older Hebrew form of Jacob.
Yo'el יוֹאֵל m Ancient Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of Joel.
Yonoton יונתן m Ancient Hebrew
Contracted form of Yehonatan.
Zelan m Ancient Hebrew
Means "spiritually" in Ancient Hebrew.