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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.
Hessy f Yiddish
Hessy Levinsons was presented as the most beautiful Aryan baby in the journal 'Sonne ins Haus' in 1935. She and her family were able to escape to Cuba and settled in the USA after 1948.
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
Hinda f Yiddish, Jewish
Means "deer" in Yiddish, related to the English word "hind". A common nickname is Hindy or Hindie.
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
Itella f Yiddish
(Polish?) Yiddish elaboration of Itta
(via its variant Ita
), found in documents from the early 1800s regarding contemporary Yiddish-speakers in Poland.
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.
Jehudà m Judeo-Catalan
Catalan form of Judah
. A well-known bearer is the converso cartographer Jehudà Cresques (1360-1410).
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
Jekuthiel m Jewish
Means "hope of the Lord" or "congregation of the Lord" in Hebrew.
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.
Judys f Yiddish
(Polish?) Yiddish variant of Yehudis
, found in Polish documents from the early 1800s.
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)
Kalonymos m Late Greek, Jewish
Means "beautiful name", derived from the Greek adjective καλός (kalos)
meaning "beautiful, lovely, fair" combined with the Greek noun ὄνυμα (onyma)
meaning "name".... [more
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)
Khane f Yiddish
Yiddish form of Hannah
. This is an earlier form of Hene
, which are backformations from Hendl
), itself a diminutive of Khane (now, of Hene).
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.
Leib m Yiddish
Derived from Yiddish leyb
"lion". The lion was associated with the tribe of Judah.
Lemel לעמל m Yiddish
Yiddish name meaning “little lamb,” often used as a vernacular form of Asher
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.
Leviah לויה, לביאה f Hebrew
This name has some meanings: the first is feminine form of Levi
(written: לויה), and the second is feminine form of Lavi
Levira m & f Hebrew (Modern, ?)
The Hebrew name Levi meaning "joined in harmony" combined with the Hebrew name Ira meaning "watchful". ... [more
Levya לביה, לב-יה f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Lev 2
means "heart" with the letters ya (יה) (which are part of the name of God) means "Heart of God" in Hebrew.
Liad ליעד m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Combination of the names Li 2
, the word Ad in Hebrew means "forever". and when you add the word Li it's means "forever mine"
Liam לִיאַם, לִיעַם m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Means "my people" or "my nation" from Hebrew לִי (li
, see Li 2
and עָם (am
) "people, nation". It is also a modern Hebrew acronym for "לא ידע עמי מלחמה" which means "my nation didn't know war".
Liav ליאב m Hebrew
Combination of the name Li 2
means "to me" / "mine" and the word av
means "father" in Hebrew. Usually masculine, rare as feminine. the meaning of this name is "my father" / "I have a father".