Biblical Hebrew Submitted Names

These names appear in the Hebrew Bible. See also about biblical names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abagtha אבגתא m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Etymology unknown, though sources claim it may mean "father of the wine press" or "fortunate". In the book of Esther, this is the name of one of the seven eunuchs in Ahasuerus's court.
Abdeel עַבְדְּאֵל m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Variant of Abdiel. In the Bible, this is the father of Shelemiah.
Abdon עַבְדּוֹן m Biblical Hebrew, Hungarian, Catalan (Rare), French
Means "servant" in Hebrew. This is the name of four characters in the Old Testament including one of the ruling judges of the Israelites.
Abiasaph אביאסף m Biblical Hebrew
The name Abiasaph consists of two parts. The first element is the same as the name Abi, which occurs only as a feminine name in the Bible. It comes, however, from a word that's used most frequently as element of names, namely אב (ab), meaning "father" added to the verb אסף (asap), meaning "to gather." In totality, meaning "my father has gathered."
Abichayil m Biblical Hebrew
Means "my father is might" or "father of strength" in Hebrew.
Abigal אֲבִיגַל f Biblical Hebrew, Biblical, Romani (Archaic)
Variant of Abigail. In some Bible translations Abigal is mentioned as the daughter of Nacha and the mother of Amasa.
Abihail m & f Biblical Hebrew
Means "my father is might" or "my father is strength" in Hebrew, from אָבִי‎ ('avi) "my father" and חיל (khayil), which is related to the word חייל (khayal) "soldier"... [more]
Abijam m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "father of the sea" or "my father is the sea" in Hebrew. Alternatively, it can also be a masculine variant of Abijah. This name was borne by the second king of Judah (who was also known as Abijah).
Achbor עַכְבּוֹר m Biblical Hebrew
Means "gnawing" and is, by extension, used as the word for "mouse."
Adar-malik אַדְרַמֶּלֶךְ m Biblical Hebrew
Variant of Adramelech.
Adonaiel m Biblical Hebrew
Means "my lord is God" in Hebrew. This was the name of an angel mentioned in the Testament of Solomon.
Agee m Biblical Hebrew
Agee was the father of Shammah, who was one of David's mighty men (II Samuel 23:11). Based on interpretations of I Chronicles 11:34 and II Samuel 23:32-33 Agee was either the grandfather of Jonathan or his brother.
Aharhel אֲחַרְחֵל m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "behind the rampart." In 1 Chronicles 4:8, Aharhel is the son of Harum of the tribe of Judah.
Ahilud m Biblical Hebrew
Ahilud is the father of Jehoshaphat, who serves as court recorder to David (2 Samuel 8:16) and Solomon (1 Kings 4:3)... [more]
Ahimaaz אחימעץ m English, Biblical Hebrew
Means "brother of the council" in Hebrew.
Ahinadab אחינדב m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "My Brother Is Noble." Son of Iddo, is one of the twelve commissariat officers appointed by Solomon in so many districts of his kingdom to raise supplies by monthly rotation for his household... [more]
Ahishar אחישר m Biblical Hebrew
Means "my brother has sung" in Hebrew. In 1 Kings, he is mentioned in Solomon's list of heads of department.
Ahitub אֲבִיטוּב m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "brother of goodness."
Aholiab m Biblical Hebrew, English (Puritan)
In the Hebrew Bible, Aholiab son of Ahisamakh, of the tribe of Dan, worked under Bezalel as the deputy architect of the Tabernacle and the implements which it housed, including the Ark of the Covenant... [more]
Ajah m Biblical Hebrew
In Genesis 36:24 and 1 Chronicles 1:40, Ajah is a son of Zibeon. Ajah means "hawk.
Akan m Biblical Hebrew
In Genesis 36:27 Akan is a son of Ezer and grandson of Seir the Horite. In 1 Chronicles 1:42 he is called Jaakan.
Akkub m Biblical Hebrew
Variant of Achaab. In Ezra 2:45, Akkub is the head of a family of Nethinim. In 1 Chronicles 3:24, Akkub is a son of Elionenai, descendant of Solomon living in the Kingdom of Judah around 420 BCE... [more]
Almodad אַלְמוֹדָ֖ד m Biblical Hebrew
Means "Immeasurable" in Hebrew.
Alvan m Biblical Hebrew
In Genesis 36:23, Alvan is the eldest son of Shobal and a descendant of Seir the Horite. In 1 Chronicles 1:40 he is called Alian.
Amaris m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning: Given by God
Aminadab עַמִּינָדָב m Mormon (Rare), English (Puritan), Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew meaning, "my kinsmen are noble." According to the genealogies of Genesis, he was born of Ram (also known as Aram) during the Israelite exile in Ancient Egypt. He was the father of Nahshon, chief of the tribe of Judah (Numbers 1:7; 2:3; 7:12, 17; 10:14)... [more]
Amminadib m Biblical Hebrew
A person mentioned in the Old Testament in Song of Solomon 6:12, whose chariots were famed for their swiftness. Commentaries on the meaning differ, some stating the meaning is "my princely people" or "my willing people."
Ammishaddai עמישדי m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Ammishaddai was the father of Ahiezer the chief of the tribe of Dan at the time of the Exodus according to Numbers 1:12 and Numbers 2:25, His name means "people of the Almighty" and consist of am עמ means "people, kinsmen" and Shaddai being the other name of God (specifically the feminine aspect of God, because Shaddai means breast).
Ammizabad עמיזבד m Biblical Hebrew
Ammizabad was the son of Benaiah, who was the third and chief captain of the host under David(1 Chronicles 27:6). The first part of our name comes from the root 'mm, from whence stems the word 'umma, meaning "tribe" or "people." The root-verb zabad means "to give" or "bestow." Therefore, it possibly means, "to bestow on people."
Amon אָמוֹן, אָמֹן m Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Greek, Biblical English, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian
From the Hebrew name אָמוֹן, which derived from the root אמן meaning "solid, stable, constant, faithful". In the Old Testament this ist the name of a king of Judah.
Anak עֲנָק m Biblical Hebrew
Anak was the father of Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai in Numbers 13:22... [more]
Ananiah ענניה m Biblical (Rare), Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "cloud Of the Lord."
Aphiah m Biblical Hebrew
Aphiah, of the tribe of Benjamin, was an ancestor of King Saul and of his commander Abner... [more]
Arah f Biblical Hebrew
Means "guest" in Hebrew.
Ard ארד m Biblical Hebrew
Ard was the tenth son of Benjamin in Genesis 46:21. It is relatively unusual among Hebrew names for ending in a cluster of two consonants instead of as a segholate.
Armoni אַרְמֹנִי m Biblical Hebrew
Means "of the palace, palatial" from Hebrew אַרְמוֹן (armon) "palace". In the Old Testament, Armoni was the son of King Saul by his concubine Rizpah.
Arodi m Biblical Hebrew
A son of Gad according to Genesis 46:16 and Numbers 26:17. He was one of the 70 souls to migrate to Egypt with Jacob.
Ashima אֲשִׁימָא f Biblical Hebrew, Semitic Mythology
Means "the name, portion, or lot" depending on context. Possibly from the Semitic šmt 'charge, duty, function'. Also known as Ashim-Yahu, Ashima-Yaho, and Ashim-Beth-El... [more]
Asiel m Biblical Hebrew
Means "created by God".
Assir m Biblical Hebrew
Assir was a son of Korah of the house of Levi according to Exodus 6:24, born in Egypt. It was also the firstborn son of Jehoiachin, King of Judah.
Atalie f Biblical Hebrew
Possibly from the Hebrew meaning "God is great".
Atsalyahu אֲצַלְיָ֫הוּ m Biblical Hebrew
Means "Yahweh has reserved" or "Yahweh has set aside" in Hebrew, which some sources appear to believe indicates to a figurative meaning of "(being kept) near to God"... [more]
Ayah איה m & f Biblical Hebrew
Means "falcon" or "vulture" in Hebrew. In the Bible, this is the name of the father of Rizpah as well as the son of Zibeon.
Azem m Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew "עצם" meaning: strenuous, bone, self-same, strength, might. It is also an unidentified site in the Negev of Judah toward the Edomite border, mentioned in the King James Version of Biblical Book of Joshua(15:29; 19:1–3).
Azzan עַזָּן m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "strong." Was the father of Paltiel, a prince of the Tribe of Issachar.
Baara f Biblical Hebrew
Baara was one of the three wives of Shaharaim.
Baasha בַּעְשָׁא‎ m English, Biblical Hebrew
Baasha of Israel is a king of Israel mentioned in Kings. Baasha of Ammon was a King of Ammon ruling in 853 BCE.
Barakel m Biblical Hebrew
“blessing of God” or "God blesses", appears in the Book of Job in the Hebrew Bible
Bealiah בְּעַלְיָה m Biblical Hebrew
Means "God is Lord."
Bechorath m Biblical Hebrew
Bechorath, son of Aphiah, of the tribe of Benjamin, was an ancestor of King Saul and of his commander Abner... [more]
Beeri בארי m & f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical
Hebrew name deriving from בְּאֵר be'er "well", "fountain" with suffix, meaning "my well".... [more]
Benhadad m Biblical Hebrew
Means "son of Hadad" in Hebrew.
Benhail m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew boy's name meaning "son of strengths"
Benhanan m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew boy's name meaning "Son of Grace"
Benhur בֶּן־חוּר m Biblical Hebrew, Literature, English (American)
Means "son of Hur". The patronymic of the main character in the 1880 novel, 'Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ' by Lew Wallace.
Benzoheth m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew boy's name meaning "Son of Separation"
Berechiah m Biblical Hebrew
It is derived from Berakhah, meaning "blessing".
Binea m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical boy's name meaning "Son of the Lord"
Bishlam m Biblical Hebrew
Means "with peace" in Hebrew.
Chanine f Biblical Hebrew
God is Gracious
Channiel m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of Hanniel.
Chavah חווה f Biblical Hebrew
Chavah (Ha-va) is the Hebrew translation for the Biblical name Eve, which means "Mother of all living" or "Life". Eve was the first woman in the Bible, the wife of Adam.
Darah m & f Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "wise".... [more]
Deuel דְּעוּאֵל m Biblical Hebrew
Means "known by God" in Hebrew. In the Bible, he was the father of Eliasaph and the leader of the Tribe of Gad, as noted in five verses in the Book of Numbers, beginning with Numbers 1:14.
Dibri m Biblical Hebrew
Dibri of the house of Dan was the father of Shelomith, according to Leviticus 24:11. Shelomith's son was stoned to death by the people of Israel for blasphemy following Moses' issue of a ruling on the penalty to be applied for blasphemy.
Ebed-melech עֶבֶד-מֶלֶךְ m Biblical Hebrew
The name is translated as "Servant of the King," and as such may not be his proper name but a hereditary title.
Eleashah f & m Biblical Hebrew
It means "Whom God made"
Eliadah אלידע m Biblical Hebrew
Eliadah, meaning "God Knows," was the father of Rezon, regent of Damascus in the time of Solomon. I Kings 11:23
Elidad m Biblical Hebrew
Elidad was a prince of the tribe of Benjamin; one of those appointed by Moses to superintend the division of Canaan amongst the tribe (Numbers 34: 21).
Elihoreph אליחרף m Biblical Hebrew
Elihoreph was a scribe in King Solomon's court. He was a son of Shisha and brother of Ahiah... [more]
Elionenai m Biblical Hebrew
Elionenai was a descedant of David. He was the father of Akkub, and son of Neariah.
Eloheinu f & m Biblical Hebrew
Means "Our God" in Hebrew.
Elzaphan m Biblical Hebrew
Means "God conceals" in Hebrew.
Ephah m & f Biblical Hebrew
In the Hebrew Bible, Ephah was the name of three people: one of Midian's five sons (a descendant of Abraham via Keturah), a son of Jahdai (a descendant of Judah), and a concubine of Caleb.
Ephai m Biblical Hebrew
Means "gloomy" or "bird-like" in Hebrew. This is a character in the Old Testament.
Epher m Biblical Hebrew
Epher was a grandson of Abraham, according to Gen. 25:4, whose descendants, Jewish historian Flavius Josephus claimed, had invaded Libya... [more]
Er m Biblical Hebrew
Means "awakening" or "watchful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, this name was borne by both a son and a grandson of Judah ((Genesis 38:3, 1 Chronicles 4:21).
Esh-baal אֶשְׁבַּ֫עַל m Biblical Hebrew
Eshkol m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "grape cluster" in Hebrew.
Evil-merodach m Biblical Hebrew
He was the king of Babylon in the thirty-seventh year of exile, who let Jehoiachin sit at the king's table.
Ezel אָזַל m & f Turkish, Biblical Hebrew
Unisez name. In Turkish, means "past eternity." In Hebrew, means "departure."
Ezrah m Biblical Hebrew
Ezrah is the father of Jether, Mered, Epher and Jalon, grandfather (through Mered) of Miriam, Shammai and Ishbah, and great-grandfather (through Ishbah) of Eshtemoa.
Gashmu גֶשֶׁם m Biblical Hebrew
Variant of Geshem.
Geshem גשם f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare), Biblical Hebrew
The Hebrew word גֶּשֶׁם (géshem) means "rain".... [more]
Gibeah m & f Biblical Hebrew
Found in the Old Testament in Hosea 5:8. Meaning Unknown.
Hakkatan m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "the small."
Hallosheth m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "enchanter."
Hatzlelponi הַצְלֶלְפּֽוֹנִי f Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Hazelelponi.
Hazaiah m Biblical Hebrew, Biblical, Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
In Biblical terms the meaning of the name Hazaiah is: Seeing the Lord.... [more]
Hazzelelponi f Biblical Hebrew
A Biblical Hebrew name meaning ‘the shade-facing’. She was known as the daughter of Etam and a descendant of Judah, along with being the sister of Idbash, Ishma and Jezreel. In rabbinical sources, she was under the name ‘Zelelponith’ and was the wife of Manoah and mother of Samson... [more]
Helam m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Mormon
Derived from Hebrew חֵילָם (Helam), which is the name of a biblical town where king David and his army fought and won a battle against the army of the Syrian king Hadadezer... [more]
Helel הילל m Biblical Hebrew
Helel is a Hebrew word meaning "bright, lucent, shiny".... [more]
Hen חן f & m Hebrew (Modern), Biblical Hebrew
Variant of Chen 2.
Hoshe’a הוֹשֵׁעַ m Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means “salvation.”
Hur חור m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Latin
Probably from the ancient Hebrew noun חור (hur), which means "something white" or "white stuff". This name belonged to several characters in the Old Testament, including a character in The Book of Exodus, who, along with Aaron, held up Moses' hands... [more]
Ionatani m Biblical Hebrew (Rare)
it is hebrew name
Ishbosheth m Biblical Hebrew
Means "man of shame". Originally his name was Ishbaal.... [more]
Ishuah m Biblical Hebrew
Name of the second son of Asher.
Ishui m Biblical Hebrew
Ishui was a son of Saul according to I Samuel 14:49.
Isui m Biblical Hebrew
Isui was a son of Asher according to Genesis 46:17 and Numbers 26:44.
Ithream m Biblical Hebrew
Ithream was the son of David and Eglah, David's sixth son, according to II Samuel 3:5.
Jaakan m Biblical Hebrew
Means "he twists" in Hebrew.
Jara יַעְרָה m Biblical Hebrew
The name יַעְרָה (yaʿrâ) is most likely a spelling mistake from יַעְדָּה (yaʿdâ), which is shortened form יְהוֹעַדָּה (yəhōʿdâ), meaning "Yahweh knows", "Yahweh recognized".... [more]
Jedediah m Biblical Hebrew
Means "God's Friend"
Jeduthan m Biblical, English (Puritan), Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "praising." Jeduthun was one of the chiefs of the temple choir during the time of David. Jeduthun belonged to the Merari family of the tribe of Levi. He is considered to be the same person as Ethan... [more]
Jehoel יהואל m Biblical Hebrew (?)
The name of an angel in the apocryphal Apocalypse of Abraham.
Jehoiada יהוידע‎ m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "God knew." It was the name of at least three people in the Hebrew Bible.
Jehonadab יְהוֹנָדָב m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "Jehovah is willing."
Jehoshabeath f Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of Jehosheba.
Jehoshuah יהושע m Biblical Hebrew
Name in the genealogy of Ephraim. (1 Chronicles 7:27)
Jehozadak m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "God is just."
Jeroham m & f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "cherished" or "one who finds mercy."
Jesca יִסְכָּה f Biblical Hebrew
Variation of Iscah. A daughter of Haran, sister of Lot and Milcah according to Genesis 11:29... [more]
Jezer m Biblical Hebrew
Jezer was a son of Naphtali according to Genesis 46:24 and Numbers 26:49.
Jidlaph יִדְלָף m Biblical Hebrew
Of uncertain Hebrew etymology. In the Bible, Jidlaph was the seventh son of Nahor and Milka (Genesis 22:22).
Jimnah m Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "good fortune." Name of a son of Asher.
Jobab m Biblical Hebrew
The name of five characters in the Bible.
Jogli m Biblical Hebrew
Jogli was the father of Bukki, a prince of the Tribe of Dan. (Num. 34:22)
Joiarib m Biblical Hebrew
Means "God will contend" in Hebrew.
Jozachar יוֹזָכָר m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "God remembered." son of Shimeath, was one of the assasinators of king Joash of Judah.
Kadash f & m Biblical Hebrew
To set apart for God
Kelitah m Biblical Hebrew
A Biblical boy name meaning "Voice of God, gathering around."
Kenaz m Biblical Hebrew
Father of Othniel and Caleb in the book of Joshua
Khoshekh חֹשֶׁךְ, חושך m Biblical Hebrew
Means "darkness", and was one of the ten plagues of Egypt in Exodus.
Kishi m Biblical Hebrew
Kishi (also Kushaiah) is a figure in the Old Testament. 1 Chronicles 6:44 states Kishi is a Merarite, and the father of the ancestor of Ethan the minstrel.
Laadan m Biblical Hebrew
A biblical boy's name, meaning "For Pleasure, devouring judgment"
Lapidoth לַפִּידוֹת‎ m Biblical Hebrew
Lapidoth, meaning "torches," was the husband of Deborah the fourth Judge of Israel.
Maath f Biblical Hebrew
A biblical girl's name meaning "Wiping away, breaking, fearing, smiting"
Magadan מגדן f Biblical Hebrew, Various (Rare)
Derived from Hebrew מגדל (Migdal) meaning "tower"; ultimately from Aramaic מגדלא (Magdala) "elegant, great" or "tower". The King James' Version of the Bible provide the name Magdala, while some Greek manuscripts and the Revised Version provide the name "Magadan"... [more]
Magdiel m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Latin
Magdiel was the name of an Edomite chief mentioned in Genesis 36:43.
Mahalaleel מַהֲלָלאֵל m Biblical Hebrew
Literally means "praise of GOD (El);" son of Kenan (Qayin) and great-grandson of Seth according to Genealogy of Genesis 5:12,13,15-17; 1 Chronicles 1:2. An inhabitant of Judah in Nehemiah 11:4, a descendent of Judah, son of Jacob, great-grandson of Abraham, through the lineage of Perez.
Mea מֵאָה f Biblical Hebrew
Mea(h): Hundred or a hundred cubits. Mea(h)/Me'ah/Me'a: a tower on the north wall of Jerusalem (Nehemiah 3:1; Nehemiah 12:39).
Mishma m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew name meaning "hearing, obeying"
Mispar f Biblical Hebrew
Means "numbering, increasing" in Hebrew.
Nabal m Biblical Hebrew
Means "fool; senseless; failure". This was the name of a rich Calebite who was the first husband of Abigail.
Natanya m & f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "gift of God" in Hebrew. In the Bible, Nethaniah was one of the Levites sent by King Jehoshaphat to teach the Law of the Lord to the people of Judah.
Nathan-melech m Biblical Hebrew
Means "King's gift."
Navi נְבִיא m Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
It means "prophet" in Hebrew ultimately from a word meaning "spokesperson".
Nemuel נמואל m Biblical Hebrew
Apparently means "Circumcised of God" in Hebrew. The name alternates with Jemuel for the same Biblical person.... [more]
Nerija נֵרִיָּה m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical German
German transcription as well as the German form of Neriah
Nitai m Biblical Hebrew
Nitai was an ancient Jewish sage mentioned in the Jewish Talmud. Nitai's full name, as recorded in the Talmud, was "Nitai the Arbelite."
Oholah אהלה f Biblical Hebrew
Means "her own tent" in Hebrew. This is the name of a minor character in the Bible, a personification of Samaria's sin in the book of Ezekiel.
Oholibah f Biblical Hebrew
A personification of Jerusalem's sin in the book of Ezekiel and sister of Oholah.
Ophel m Biblical Hebrew
The biblical name apparently given to a certain part of a settlement or city that is elevated from its surroundings, and probably means fortified hill or risen area. In the Hebrew Bible the Ophel refers to a specific part in two cities: the extended City of David (the oldest part of Jerusalem), as in the Book of Chronicles and the Book of Nehemiah (2 Chronicles 27:3; 33:14, Nehemiah 3:26; 11:21), and at Samaria, the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Israel, mentioned in the Second Book of Kings (2 Book of Kings 5:24)... [more]
Pashhur פשחור m Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Egyptian
Derived from Egyptian name possibly meaning "portion of the god horus". Used in Hebrew as "passover" indicating sparing and deliverance. Used multiple times in the old testament.
Pashure m Biblical Hebrew
prosperity round about
Reelaiah רעליה m Biblical Hebrew
Flag Of Yah
Rehabiah m Biblical Hebrew
Rehabiah is a name of Biblical origin mentioned three times in the Hebrew scriptures as the ancestor of a group of Levites. In 1 Chronicles 23:17 he is identified as as the son of Eliezer who is the son of Moses... [more]
Rehoboth m & f Biblical Hebrew
Rei m Biblical Hebrew (Rare)
Means "my companion" in Hebrew. In the Bible, Rei was one of David's most loyal supporters.
Rezia רִצְיָא m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name רִצְיָא (Ritzya) meaning "delight". Possibly from the root רָצוֹן (ratzon) meaning "desire, wish, favor, goodwill". In the Book of 1 Chronicles, Rezia was one of the sons of Ulla, an Asherite.
Rinnah m & f Biblical Hebrew
1 Chronicles 4:20 from the root ranan meaning joyous cry
Rizia רִצְיָא m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Variant of Rezia.
Salmon שַׂלְמוֹן m Biblical Hebrew
He is the son of Nahshon, and married Rahab, possibly she of Jericho, by whom he had Boaz... [more]
Sarid שריד m Biblical Hebrew
A Hebrew name used in the Bible meaning "survivor, remaining, hand of a prince"
Seir שֵׂעִיר m Biblical Hebrew
Seir, meaning "Rough, hairy." It is sometimes used as an alternative term for a goat, as in Seir La'Azazel (שעיר לעזאזל - scapegoat).
Serach f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "abundance" in Hebrew. This was the name of the granddaughter of Jacob, and the daughter of Asher in the Torah, who is said to have lived past the era of Moses until she was taken to heaven (like Enoch and Elijah).
Shamed m Biblical Hebrew
Means "destroying, wearing out" in Hebrew.
Shaphan שפן m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "hyrax" or "coney" (in relation to the type of rabbit).
Shear-jashub m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "the remnant shall return."
Shebna שֶׁבְנָא m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "tender youth."
Shelesh שֶׁלֶשׁ m Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew (Rare)
From the Hebrew root שׁלשׁ (shlsh) meaning "3". Shelesh in the Old Testament is a son of Helem, the 8th son of Jacob, the 2nd son of Zilpah, and the brother of Shemer, who was a great-grandson of Asher... [more]
Shema m Biblical Hebrew
Means "hearing, obeying" in Hebrew.
Shenazar m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "light of splendor."
Shephatiah שפטיה m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "God is my judge" or "God judges."
Shephelah f Biblical Hebrew, English (American, Rare, ?)
Shephelah -or Shfela- is a location in Israel containing the Judean Plain.
Shesbazzar m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning, "joy in tribulation."
Shimrath m Biblical Hebrew
Means "hearing, obedient" in Hebrew.
Shophach m Biblical Hebrew
Means "pouring out" in Hebrew.
Sibbechai m Biblical Hebrew
Means "bough, Cottage of spring" in Hebrew.
Sira m Biblical Hebrew
The Septuagint Book known as the Wisdom of Simon, Son of Jesus, Son of Eliazar, Son of Sira, (AKA Sirach), goes by this name.
Sisera סיסרא m Biblical Hebrew
Sisera was commander of the Canaanite army of King Jabin of Hazor, who is mentioned in Judges 4-5 of the Hebrew Bible.
Sophereth m Biblical Hebrew
Means "scribe, numbering" in Hebrew.
Taberah f & m Biblical Hebrew
It is from the King James Bible. It means “the fire of God”... [more]
Tilon m Biblical Hebrew
Means "murmuring" in Hebrew.
Timna תִּמְנָע, תִּמְנָה f & m Biblical Hebrew (Rare), German (Austrian)
From a Biblical place name. In the Bible, this name is borne by a concubine of Eliphaz son of Esau, and mother of Amalek ( Genesis 36:12 ) (it may be presumed that she was the same as Timna sister of Lotan... [more]
Togarmah m Biblical Hebrew
Name of Gomer third-born son in Genesis ch. 10. Ancestor to the original inhabitants of Armenia (pre 1500BC). The name is found in Ancient Armenian tradition. Places named for him: Armenia.
Toviyah טוביה m Biblical Hebrew, Biblical
Variant of Toviyyah.
Tyras m Biblical Hebrew
The name is a derivative of Tiras who was one of Noah’s grandsons. Specifically Japheth’s son.
Ulla עֻלָּא m Biblical Hebrew
An Asherite mentioned in 1 Chronicles 7:39 in the Bible.... [more]
Uzal אוּזָ֖ל m Biblical Hebrew
Uzal is a Biblical name (Genesis 10:27) with different meanings tied to the verb "to go". Uzal is son of Joktan and ancestor of Abraham.
Vajezatha וַיְזָתָא m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning uncertain, probably of Persian origin. It has been claimed to mean "sprinkling the chamber". This was the name of a son of Haman in the Book of Esther in the Old Testament.
Yachal יָחַל m Biblical Hebrew
Means hope in Hebrew.
Yahoel m Biblical Hebrew
Alternate form of Jehoel reflecting the original Hebrew pronunciation.
Yahshua יֵשׁוּעַ m Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Varaint transcription of יֵשׁוּעַ (see Yeshua)
Yahtham m Biblical Hebrew
yahweh's one
Yahusha m Biblical Hebrew
יהושוע (yah-ho-shoo'-ah) = yahusha = Yahuah is my salvation... [more]
Yekutiel m Biblical Hebrew, Jewish, Hebrew, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Older form of Jekuthiel, though some sources offer additional possible meanings of "God will nourish" or "doubtful". This was one of the ten names Moses was called throughout his life.
Yerivai יְרִיבַי m Biblical Hebrew
Variant transcription of Jeribai.... [more]
Yocha יוֹחָא m Biblical Hebrew
Variant transcription of Joha.... [more]
Yoqtan יָקְטָן m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Joktan.
Yovel יוֹבֵל m & f Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew noun, יוֹבֵל, meaning a ram horn trumpet (shofar) or the Jubilee year prescribed in the Hebrew Bible.
Zabdy f & m Biblical Hebrew
Means "God has given" in Hebrew.
Zalaph m Biblical Hebrew
Means "shadow, ringing" in Hebrew.
Zelah צֵלָ֗ע f Biblical Hebrew, English (Rare)
Means "rib, side" in Hebrew. Zelah was a place in the territory of the Tribe of Benjamin, ancient Judea, known as the burial place of King Saul, his father Kish and his son Jonathan.
Zerviah f Biblical Hebrew (Anglicized, Archaic)
Perhaps an anglicized form of the Biblical Hebrew name Zeruiah.
Zimran m Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Meaning uncertain. Some sources say that the name means "musical" or "musician" and is ultimately derived from Hebrew zimrah meaning "melody, song (in praise of God)". If this is true, then the name is etymologically related to Zimri... [more]
Zithri m Biblical Hebrew
Meaning "the Lord protects."
Zobah m Biblical Hebrew
Means "an army, warring" in Hebrew.
Zophar צוֹפַר m Biblical Hebrew
In the Old Testament Book of Job, Zophar, meaning "chirping; rising early," the Naamathite is one of the three friends of Job who visits to comfort him during his illness.
Zurishaddai צוּרְישַׁדָּי m Biblical Hebrew, Biblical
Means "rock of the Almighty", Shaddai being another name of God. In the Old Testament, he was the father of Shelumiel, the Prince of the Tribe of Simeon.