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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." Rare, with the -ane suffix for Abarrane, like Aryane, Arjane. 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.

Abigail

Abigail
"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 .. Abilean and Adlene are creative variations.

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 ..

Abriana

Abriana
"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.

Adah

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

Adalia

Adalia
"God is my refuge; noble one." Common, with usage of 0.019% for Adalia and variants as children's names in 2015, higher than 0.014% in 2014. See also Adelaide.

Adamina
"Earth." Used widely as children's names, Minna, Adamina, etc. are similar to the popular Minta. Feminine of Adam ..

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

Adara

Adara
"Virgin; beauty; noble." Used somewhat frequently as birth names, Adara, Adrah, etc. are similar to the common Adah.

Adel

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

Adena
"Decoration." Common, with usage of 0.011% for Adena, Adinah, etc. as baby names in 2015, higher than 0.011% in 2014.

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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