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Girl Names of Hebrew Origin

Hebrew baby names and what they mean, with 470 results. These Hebrew names belong to the Canaanite group of languages used by the Jewish people, and are very often also Biblical names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 20.62%) and have become much less common since (adoption 9.56%, 53.6% less), with names like Rebecca becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable names for newborns among these are Aria (#29), Sadie (#52), Eliana (#103), Delilah (#116) and Genesis (#65), while Chay (top 21%) and Chanay (85%) are popular last names. Here is the list of Hebrew names for boys.

Hebrew names

Abarrane - Adena | Adiella - Alufa | Aluma - Arava | Arda - Azania | Azaria - Beth | Bethany - Chamania | .. - .. | Zefira - Zsazsa

Abarrane - Adena

Abarrane1
"Father of many." Abarin and Abarrain are creative forms. Basque feminine form of Abraham.

Abelia
"Breath, vapour." Arelia is a moderately common birth name. French feminine form of Abel.

Abiah
"God is my father." Common. Compare Abiah, Aviah and popular -ah surnames Awuah (upper 71%), Ackah (99%). From a different root as Abia.

Abiela
"God is my father." Abiela was not a Top birth name in 2015. See also Aviela.

AbigailAbigail
"Father of exaltation." Abbe (upper 13%), Abbey (4%), Gail (14%), Gale (1%) and Gayle (3%) occur often as surnames. Biblical ..

Abijah
"God is my father." Rare as children's names, but Abisha, Abijah, etc. are similar to the more conventional Anisha.

Abilene
.. derive from a Hebrew word meaning .. Unique, with the common -ene ending for Abilene, Abalene, like Argene, Adene.

Abital
"Father of dew." Not Top 2000 names. This name is a poetic reference ..

Abra, var. Abarrane2
"Father of many." Not Top 2000 names. Feminine of Abraham ..

AbrianaAbriana
"Father of many." Somewhat popular as girls' names, Abree, Abriana, etc. sound like the common Aubree. Italian feminine form of Abraham ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hebrew names: Abigail, Abriana, Adah, Adalia, Adara, Adel

Achava
"Friendship." Unusual. Achava, Ahava (cf. Aviva) ends with the feminine -va.

Achsah
"Ankle bracelet." Uncommon, with the favored -sah suffix, like Allisah, Annisah.

Acima
"God will judge." Achima and variants are unusual as birth names. Feminine of Acim.

AdahAdah
"Adornment." Adah has diminished in favor as a birth name circa the 1880s. See also Adrah. Biblical name ..

AdaliaAdalia
"God is my refuge; noble one." Unique. Adalia, Adalley, etc. are not listed in the US Census. See also Adelaide.

Adamina
"Earth." Rather quirky as a children's name. Feminine of Adam ..

Adana
"Earth." Adana is not frequently used as a baby name. See also Avana. Spanish feminine form of Adam.

AdaraAdara
"Virgin; beauty; noble." Slightly unfamiliar as a birth name.

AdelAdel
"God is eternal." Adoption of Adel peaked a century ago. Cross-gender use.

Adena
"Decoration." Adoption of Denah and forms was common among parents 55 years ago and is now lower, with Deena becoming somewhat dated.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Hebrew names for girls.

1. Abarrane - Adena
Abarrane, Abelia, Abiah, Abiela, Abigail [Gail], Abijah, Abilene, Abital, Abra [Abarrane], Abriana, Achava [Ahava], Achsah, Acima, Adah, Adalia, Adamina, Adana, Adara, Adel, Adena [Dinah, ..]


Adiella, Adin [Adina], Adina [Adena], Adira, Adiva, Adlai, Afra, Afraima, Ahava [Achava], Akiva, Alaia, Aleeza [Alizah], Aliana, Alima, Alisa, Alizah [Aleeza], Aliya, Alma, Alona, Alufa


Aluma, Amana, Amaris, Amira, Amisa, Amit, Amita, Ana, Anafa, Anais, Anat, Ancina, Ann, Anne [Ninon, ..], Anna [Hania, ..], Annette, Annot, Antje, Anya, Arava


Arda, Ardith, Arella, Aria, Ariel, Arin, Arlise, Armona, Arnina, Arza, Ashira, Ashra, Atara, Athalia, Avichayil, Aviela, Aviva [Haviva], Ayala [Ayla], Ayla, Azania


Azaria, Azelia, Aziza, Azuba, Babette, Bakura, Bama, Bara, Bat, Bathsheba [Sheba, ..], Batya, Bebba, Bechira, Behira, Bena, Benjamina, Beracha, Berura, Beruria, Beth


Bethany, Bethea [Bethia], Bethel [Beth], Bethesda, Bethia, Betsy, Bettina, Betty [Bettina, ..], Beulah, Bina, Bithron, Bizzy, Blimah [Blimah], Buffy, Carabelle, Carmel, Carmen, Casiphia, Cesia, Chamania


Chana, Chanina, Chanya [Hania], Chasidah, Chava [Hava, ..], Chaviva [Eva], Chaya, Chazona, Chelle, Chepzibah, Chermona, Chevonne, Daina, Dalia, Danielle, Dara, Datya, Davina, Daya, Deborah [Devora]


Delilah, Derora, Devora, Dimona, Dinah, Ditza, Dodie, Dorona, Doveva, Dumia, Eden, Edina [Adina, ..], Edna [Ena, ..], Efrata, Eila, Eilat, Eilish, Elana [Ilana], Eliana, Eliora


Elise [Liesl], Elisabeth [Lisa, ..], Elisha, Eliza [Liz, ..], Elizabeth [Ysabel, ..], Elkana, Ellis, Elsa [Ilse, ..], Elsie, Elspeth, Emmanuelle, Ena, Eppie, Erga, Esta, Etana, Eva, Eve [Eva], Fifi, Gabrielle [Gavrila]


Gada, Gafna, Gail [Galia], Galia, Galila, Galya [Galia], Gana, Gavrila, Geila [Gilana, ..], Gene, Genesis, Gerusha [Jerusha], Geulah, Gevira, Gianna [Gianina], Gianina [Jeannine], Gilana, Gilia, Giovanna [Jovana], Giuseppina


Hadara, Hadassah, Hagar [Hajar], Hajar, Halleli, Hania [Chanya], Hannah [Nan, ..], Hansine, Harela, Hava [Eve, ..], Haviva, Hedia, Hedy [Hedia], Helsa, Hephzibah [Eppie, ..], Hester, Hinda, Hosanna, Hulda, Ilana [Elana]


Ilima, Ilse [Elsa], Ioanna, Irit, Isabel [Ysabel], Isha, Ivana, Jacobina, Jacqueline, Jael, Jaffa, Jamesina, Jamie, Jan [Jana], Jana, Jancis, Jane [Sinead, ..], Janice, Janoah, Jean [Jeannine, ..]


Jeannine, Jedida, Jecolia, Jemima, Jeovanna, Jeremia, Jeriel, Jerusha, Jessica [Yessica, ..], Jessie, Jethra, Jezebel, Jezreel, Joakima, Joan, Joby, Joda, Johanna [Giovanna], Johnella [Johnella], Johnna [Jana, ..]


Jorah, Jordan, Josephine [Fifi], Jovana [Jeovanna], Juanita, Jubilee, Judith, Kaila, Kama, Kanara, Kataniya, Katriel, Keila, Kelila, Keren, Keturah, Kezia, Kinneret, Kitra, Lael


Leah, Lehava, Lemuela, Levona, Lewana, Lezith, Libby, Liesl, Limor, Liora, Lirit, Lisa, Liya, Liz [Lizette], Lizbeth, Lizena, Lizette, Loni, Madeline, Mahalia


Malka, Manon, Manuela, Mara, Marian, Marianne, Marlisa, Marlise, Masada, Matana, Mattea, Mazhira, Mehitabel, Meira, Menora, Micah, Michaela [Michelle, ..], Michal, Michelle [Misha, ..], Migdalia


Miriam, Misha, Moriah, Moselle, Naama, Naavah, Nagida, Nan [Ninon, ..], Nancy, Nanette [Ninon], Naomi, Nasya, Natana, Nathania, Nechama, Nehara, Neila, Neima, Nemera, Nera


Nina [Ninon], Ninon, Nira, Nissa, Nitza, Noa, Nurit, Odelia, Ofra, Ogenya, Oksana, Ophrah [Orpah, ..], Oralee, Orit, Orpah [Ophrah, ..], Orszebet, Otzara, Pascale, Pazia, Pelia


Peninah [Pnina], Pepita, Peri, Pnina, Priela, Rachel [Ray, ..], Rae [Ray], Raisa, Rama, Rani, Ranita, Raphaela, Raquel, Ray, Rebecca [Riva], Rena, Riva, Rubena, Ruth, Sadie


Sally, Salome, Samala, Samantha [Sami], Samara, Samaria, Sami, Samuela, Sanna [Zanna], Sarah [Sarina, ..], Sariah, Sarina, Seana, Seema, Semiramis, Seraphina, Shalisa, Shalom, Shamira, Shan


Shana [Shan], Shani, Sharon, Shavonne, Shaya, Sheba, Shiloh, Shifra, Shiri, Shona, Shoshana [Shana], Shulamith, Sian, Simcha, Simone, Sinead, Siobhan [Shavonne, ..], Sukey, Suri, Susan [Zsazsa, ..]


Susanna [Susan, ..], Susannah [Zanna, ..], Suzanne [Susanna], Talia, Talma, Tama, Tamara [Tama], Tehila, Temira, Tifara, Tikva, Tirzah, Toby [Tova], Tova, Tsifira, Tsila, Uriela, Urit, Varda, Vica


Yaffa [Jaffa], Yahaloma, Yaira, Yakira, Yannick, Yarona, Yelisabeta, Yerusha, Yessica, Yeva, Yoana, Yonina [Yonina], Yordan, Yosepha, Ysabel, Yudit [Judith], Zahara, Zahavah, Zakiya, Zanna


Zefira, Zerlinda, Zetta, Zilla, Zilpha, Zippora, Ziv, Zizi, Zohara [Zahara], Zsazsa

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