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Elimelech אֱלִימֶ֫לֶך m Biblical, Hebrew
Means "my God is king" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew el
"God" and malákh
"to rule". In the bible, this was the name of the late husband of Naomi.
Éliphas m Hebrew
"Éliphas Lévi,” the name under which he published his books, was Alphonse Louis Constant’s attempt to translate or transliterate his given names "Alphonse Louis" into the Hebrew language.
Eliran אלירן m Hebrew
Combination of the name Eli 2
, means "My God" and Ran
, means "singing" or "(he) sang". It can be also variant of Eliron
Elroi אלרועי m Hebrew
Combination of the names El
and Roi 2
means "God is my shepherd" in Hebrew.
Elul אֱלוּל m Jewish, Hebrew
Elul is the twelfth month of the Jewish civil year and the sixth month of the ecclesiastical year on the Hebrew calendar, usually coinciding with parts of August and September.... [more
Elyada אלידע, אל-ידע m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "God knows" in Hebrew, it's a combination of El
, reference to God, and the word yada
means "(he) knew". The name appears in Kings 1: 11, verse 23 And it belongs to Elyada, Razon's father.
Elyezer m Jewish, Hebrew
Means "My God is help" In the Old Testament this was the name of Abraham and one of the sons of moses (See Exodus 18:4 for an explanation of the significance of the name)
Ema אמה f Hebrew (Modern)
Modern name derived from the word ima
which means "mother" in Hebrew.
Enan m Hebrew
Origin: Hebrew, "having eyes" the father of a minor old testament character. Implcation: the center of attention.
Enav עֵנָב, עינב f & m Hebrew
Means "grape" in Hebrew.
Erel אראל m Hebrew
Means "angel" or "hero" in Hebrew (related to 'Er'ellı̄m
, "the post-biblical name of the angels", and perhaps originally a contracted form of Ariel
Eselias m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek
Greek form of Atsalyahu
, as it first appeared in the Septuagint. The name is often written as Ezelias
in direct English translations of the Septuagint, even though the Greek spelling in the Septuagint very clearly does not contain the zeta (i.e. the Greek letter 'z').
Esron m Hebrew
Hebrew or Yiddish means happy, joyful possibly shepherd also
Eylam עילם m & f Hebrew (Rare)
The name of one of the biblical Noah's grandsons. It means "one who is eternal".
Ezri m Hebrew
Means "my helper" in Hebrew. In the Bible Ezri was an overseer during King David's reign.
Ezrie f English, Hebrew
Variant of Ezri
which is supposedly a variant of Ezra
. According to the SSA, 5 girls were named Ezrie in 2018.
Gerusha f Hebrew
Gerusha as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Gerusha is "sent away" or "stranger" it is also the original form of Jerusa
Gilgal גִּלְגָּל m Hebrew (Archaic)
"Galgalatokai of the Twelve Stones") is the name of one or more places in the Hebrew Bible. ...... [more
Giora גִּיּוֹרָא m Hebrew
Means "proselyte, convert to Judaism" in Aramaic. Simon bar Giora was a Jewish military leader in the First Jewish-Roman War (66-73 CE) whose father may have been a Gentile converted to Judaism.
Golan גולן m Hebrew
From the name of the Golan Heights, a region (currently) in the north of Israel. Originally used as a place name in the Bible.... [more
Goni גוני m & f Hebrew
Possibly taken from the word gavan
(גוון) which means "tone" or "shade (of a color)" in Hebrew.
Gvira גְּבִירָה f Hebrew (Rare)
Modern Hebrew name meaning "lady, mistress" (identical to the biblical title גְּבִירָה (gebirah)
, which suggested female royal power, and ultimately relates to the first element in Gabriel
Hai חי m Hebrew
Means "alive" or "living" in Hebrew.
Hananel m Hebrew
Hebrew. This is a traditional, though seldom-used, Jewish name. It means "God is gracious". Ultimately, it derives from the same Hebrew root as John and Anne.
Hanukkah m & f Hebrew
From the Jewish holiday celebrated in December, Hanukkah. It is used to celebrate how God made one day of oil last eight.
Herzl הֵרצְל, הערצל m Hebrew (Rare), Yiddish (Rare)
Herzl is originally a Yiddish given name. Currently it is both given and surname for both Hebrew-speaking and Yiddish-speaking Jews. The most famous Herzl is Benyamin Ze'ev "Theodor" Herzl, a Hungarian journalist who founded Modern Zionism.
Hili הילי, היאלי, היא-לי f Hebrew (Modern)
Means "she is mine" in Hebrew, from the word Hi (pronuced "hee") means "she" and the name Li 2
means "my.." / "mine" , it's sometimes used as a diminutive of Hila
Hoshen חֹשֶׁן, חושן f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Hoshen is the priestly breastplate, who was a sacred breastplate worn by the High Priest of the Israelites. 12 different precious stones were placed in it against the twelve tribes and it was placed on the chest of the High Priest... [more
Hovav חובב m Hebrew
Hebrew form of Hobab. A famous bearer is Hovi Star whos birth name was Hovav Sekukets
Ialdabaoth m Gnosticism, Hebrew, Phoenician Mythology
The first archon of darkness. In Hebrew, cabala, and Gnostic lore, Iadalbaoth is the demiourgos, occupying a position immediately below the "unknown Father". In Phoenician Mythology, he is one of the 7 elohim, creators of the visible universe... [more
Idit עִדִּית, עידית f Hebrew
Means "ground" or "soil" in Hebrew.
If'at יפעת f Hebrew
Means "splendor of beauty" in Hebrew.
Ilay עילי, עילאי, איליי, אילאי m & f Hebrew
Means "high" or "supreme", from Aramaic origin.
Ilil אילאיל f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
The Israeli poet Shaul Tchernichovsky wrote a love song where he calls his lover by the name he invented: Ilil.
Ima f Hebrew
Means "mother" or "natural" in Hebrew.
Imri אמרי, אימרי m & f Hebrew
The name Imri is a biblical name, Imri was the father of Zachor who was one of the builders of the renewed wall of Jerusalem, it is mentioned in the book Nehemiah chapter 3, verse 2. ... [more
Itan איטן m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "phleum" in Hebrew, the phleum is a type of grain that looks like a herb or grass. In the Jerusalem Talmud in "Tractate Kala'im", it is mentioned as a grain that can be grown together with wheat without being considered as a hybrid.... [more
Itiel איתיאל m Hebrew
Means "God with me" in Hebrew, from a combination of Itai
Ivriya עִבְרִיָּה f & m Hebrew
An offspring of Eber, Shem's grandson; Jewish, Israelite.
Iyar אייר f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Iyar is the eighth month in the jewish calendar. The name was brought from the Babylonian exile and originates from the Akkadian word for "light". His name is in the Bible "Yerach Ziv", means "bright moon"... [more
Jannaeus m Hebrew (Latinized)
Variant spelling of Iannaeus
, which is in turn a latinized form of Iannaios
. This name was borne by Alexander Jannaeus, a Judean king from the 1st century BC.
Jehudijah יְהֻדִיָּה f Biblical, Hebrew
Means "Jewess" in Hebrew, thus making this name the feminine form of Jehudi
. In the bible, this was the name of one of the wives of Mered
Jemuel יְמוּאֵל m Biblical, Hebrew
Variant form of Nemuel
(due to changing phonology over time, the 'n' got corrupted into a 'j'). This is the name of the eldest son of Simeon
in the Old Testament.
Jeshua m Biblical, Hebrew
The name means "he will save" and is a form of the Biblical Hebrew name Yehoshua
). The Late Biblical Hebrew spellings for earlier names often contracted the theophoric element Yeho-.
Jesimiel יְשִׂימִאֵל m Biblical, Hebrew
Apparently means "God establishes" in Hebrew. In the bible, this was the name of a Simeonite.
Jia גיא f Hebrew
Means "ravine" or "valley" in Hebrew.
Kadan כדן f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Hebrew word for the grape hyacinth plant (genus Muscari); sometimes used as a name in modern times.
Kai קאי m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Modern Hebrew acronym for "The Holiness of The Land of Israel" (Hebrew: קדושת ארץ ישראל).
Kalanit כַּלָּנִית f Hebrew
From the Hebrew name for a type of flower, known as the anemone or windflower in English. It is ultimately related to the word כַּלָּה (kala)
Kama קמה f Hebrew
In Hebrew, Kama is a kind of a grain that ripened before harvesting.
Kamek קאמבק m HebrewKamek
is a Hebrew name that means come back
. It is also a Mario character named Kamek
. (also called Magikoopa
Keni קני f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Hebrew קניין (kiniyan
) meaning "property", it can also means "my nest", another variant can be Keny
Keny קני m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Possibly taken from the Hebrew word kiniyan
means "property", it can also means "my nest".
Kerith f Hebrew
In the Bible, it was the name of a brook where Elijah was hidden (I Kings 17:3-7)
Kinar כינר m & f Hebrew (Modern)
It may come from the Hebrew word כינור (kinor) means "violin" in Hebrew.
Klil כְּלִיל f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "whole, full, completely, crowned" in Hebrew. Also a flower name, known as "Cercis siliquastrum" in English.
Kochav f & m Hebrew
Means "Venus" or "Star" in Hebrew. This is the name of wedding dress designer Pnina Tornai's sister, and has a strictly feminine variant, Kochava
Kochava כּוֹכָבָה f Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew כּוֹכַב (kokhav)
"star". It is a cognate of Kochab
Kolaiah m Biblical, Hebrew
From the Hebrew name קוֹלָיָה (Qolayah
) meaning "voice of Yahweh
" from קוֹל (qol
) "sound, voice" and Yah
. This was the name of two biblical Israelites, one of whom was the father of Ahab
and 'a false prophet and a lecherous man'.
Kshantineyah f Hebrew, African
Is a hebrew name meaning the most beautiful child. It also means most loved with The ending YAH abbreviation of Yahweh this name means God is alway with this child.
Lali לה-לי, ללי, לאלי f Hebrew
Means "for her and for me" in Hebrew.
Le'ah לאה f Hebrew
Hebrew name meaning "weary". English Leah
is derived from it.
Lehava להבה f Hebrew
"Flame, tongue of fire." The name is commonly given symbolically to girls born on Hanukkah or Lag b'Omer.
Leni לני f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Modern Hebrew acronym for "God gave to me" (Hebrew: לי נתן אלוהים), Li 2
means "to me", natan
is a Hebrew word (and a name) means "(he) gave", the letter i (or y) is a part of the name of God, another variant can be Leny
Leny לני m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Modern Hebrew acronym for "God gave to me" (Hebrew: לי נתן האל), Li 2
means "to me" / "for me" / "mine", Natan
means "he gave", the letter y is part of the name of God.