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Boy Names of Hebrew Origin

Hebrew baby names and what they mean, with 486 results. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the 1980s (usage of 31.4%) and are almost as popular today (usage 22.9%, down 26.8%), but with names such as Jadon becoming somewhat dated. The most trendy baby names here are Ezra (#92), Jace (#75), Noah (#1), Levi (#42) and Asher (#83), while Arial (top 94%) and Abrham (78%) are common surnames. Here is the list of Hebrew names for girls.

Hebrew names

Aaron - Achishar | Adael - Amiel | Amir - Asaph | Ashbel - Ben | Benjamin - Dagan | Damek - Efron | .. - .. | Zerach - Zuriel

Aaron - Achishar

AaronAaron
"Mountain of strength." Airon is also a somewhat popular baby name. From the Hebrew "har on", or ..

AbbasAbbas
"Stern, somber; father." Popular as last names. Compare Abbas (top 6%) and popular -as surnames Aas (top 46%), Adas (54%). In Arabic, this name is used ..

Abdi
"My servant." Abdi is an unusual given name, registering regularly (top 9%) as a surname. See also Abot. Biblical name.

AbeAbe1
Short form of Abner, Abraham, and .. Unconventional, with usage of 0.004% for Abe as a children's name in 2015.

AbelAbel, var. Abe2
"Breath, vapour." Abel and Abe were Top birth names in 2015. From the Hebrew name Hevel, and ..

Abia
"God is my father." Compare surnames Abid (upper 22%), Abila (15%). Biblical name used for both men ..

Abid
"God's worshipper; God knows." Abidie and Anid are creative forms.

Abiel
"My father is the Lord." Not that popular as a children's name. Biblical name that the Puritans used ..

Abimelech
"The king is my father." Outside Top 2000. Used occasionally in the 19th century.

Abir
"Aroma; strong." Abeer and variants were not among 2015's Top names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hebrew names: Aaron, Abbas, Abe, Abel, Abner

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hebrew names: Abraham, Abram

Abisha
"Gift of God." Abisha, Abidja, etc. were not Top birth names in 2015.

AbnerAbner, var. Abe3
"Father of light." Usage of Abner, Abnar, etc. as children's names in 2015 was 40.4% more than the previous year. Biblical ..

AbrahamAbraham, var. Abe4, Abram
"Father of a multitude (of nations)." Abe has fallen off in popularity as a birth name circa the 1890s. The Hebrew form is Avraham. Biblical ..

AbramAbram, var. Abe5
"High father." Usage of Abram and variants as baby names in 2015 was up 10.9% compared to the year before. Variant of Abraham ..

Absalom
"Father is peace." Absolom and variants are rare as birth names. From Avshalom ..

Achav
"Father's brother." Achav and Achiav are not in the Top 2000. Biblical name.

Achava
"Friendship." Not in Top 2000.

Achidan
"My brother judged." Achidan, Amidan, etc. are uncommon as children's names. Biblical name.

Acim
"God will judge." Unusual. Acim, Achim, Ahim (compare Azim) ends with the masculine -im.

Achishar
"My brother sings." Not that prominent as a baby name. Biblical name.

Quick Reference

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

1. Aaron - Achishar
Aaron [Aron, ..], Abbas, Abdi, Abe, Abel [Abe], Abia, Abid, Abiel [Aviel], Abimelech, Abir, Abisha, Abner [Avner, ..], Abraham [Ibrahim, ..], Abram [Avram, ..], Absalom [Avshalom], Achav, Achava, Achidan, Acim, Achishar


Adael, Adam [Edom], Adar, Adel, Adiv, Adlai [Atli], Admon, Adnah, Adonia [Adonia], Adriel, Ahab, Ahiram, Akim, Akiva, Alon, Alpheus, Aluf, Amal, Amasa, Amiel


Amir, Amit, Amitai, Ammon, Amos, Amram, Ardon, Ari [Ary], Ariel [Ari], Arliss, Armon, Arnan, Arni, Arnon, Aron, Arvad, Ary, Asa, Asael, Asaph


Ashbel, Asher, Atli, Aviel, Aviram, Avram, Avishai, Avital, Aviv, Avner, Avshalom, Axel, Azariah, Azrael, Azriel, Barack, Baram, Baruch, Becher, Ben


Benjamin [Jamin, ..], Benoni, Benzion, Bethel, Boaz, Cain [Kain], Cal, Caleb [Kaleb, ..], Carmelo [Karmel], Cephas, Chai, Chaim [Hyman, ..], Chan, Chanan, Chaniel, Chanoch [Hanoch], Chaviv, Cherut, Choni, Dagan


Damek, Dan, Daniel [Dan], Dar, Dathan, David, Dekel, Deker, Diego, Dor, Doron, Dov, Eben, Ebenezer [Eben], Eden, Eder, Edom, Efrain, Efrat, Efron


Ehud, Eilam, Eilon [Ilan, ..], Eilad, Eion, Elchanan [Elkanah], Eleazar [Ely, ..], Eli [Ely], Eliachim, Eliam, Eliana, Elias [Ilya, ..], Elihu, Elijah [Ely, ..], Elimelech, Eliron, Eliphalet, Elisha [Eli], Eliyahu, Elkanah


Elliot [Eli], Ellis, Elon, Ely, Emmanuel [Manuel, ..], Enoch [Chanoch], Enos, Eoin, Ephah, Ephraim [Efrain], Eran, Erez, Eron, Esau, Esias, Ethan, Evan, Ezekiel [Haskel], Ezer, Ezra [Ezer, ..]


Gabriel, Gad, Gal, Galil, Gamaliel, Gedaliah, Gefen, Geremia, Gershom, Gevariah, Giacomo, Gian, Gibor, Gideon [Hedeon], Gilad, Gilam, Gilon, Giovanni [Jovan, ..], Giuseppe, Goliath


Gomer, Goren, Gur, Habakkuk, Hadar, Hadriel, Haim, Ham, Hamish, Hanoch, Hans [Hansel], Hansel, Harel [Harrell], Harrell, Haskel, Hazaiah, Heber, Hedeon, Hesed, Hevel


Hezekiah, Hieremias, Hillel, Hiram, Hosea, Hovannes, Huon, Hyman, Iago, Ibrahim, Ichabod, Idan, Ido, Ieuan, Ike, Ilan [Eilon], Ilias, Ilya, Immanuel, Ioanis


Ioakim, Iosef, Ira, Isaac [Yitzhak, ..], Isaiah, Ishmael, Israel, Issachar, Itai, Itamar, Ivan, Iyar, Jabez, Jabin, Jacan, Jace, Jachin, Jack, Jacob [Shamus, ..], Jacques


Jadon, Jael, Jaime, Jairus, Jakeem, James [Seamus, ..], Jamin, Jan [Hans], Janna, Japheth, Jarah [Jeriah], Jareb, Jared, Jascha, Jason [Jace], Javan, Jean, Jed, Jediah, Jedidiah [Jed]


Jehoiakim [Yakim, ..], Jehu, Jens, Jeremiah [Geremia], Jeriah [Jarah], Jeriel, Jesimiel, Jesse, Jesus, Jethro, Jim, Joab, Joachim [Yakim, ..], Joash, Job [Joab], Joed, Joel, John [Zane, ..], Jon, Jonah


Jonathan [Jon], Joram, Jordan [Jory, ..], Jory, Jose, Joseph [Yusuf, ..], Joshua, Josiah, Jotham, Jovan, Juan, Jubal, Judah, Kadmiel, Kahn, Kain, Kaleb [Caleb], Kaniel, Karmel [Carmelo], Katzir


Kefir, Kemuel, Kenan [Kain], Keon, Kerem, Kershet, Koren, Koresh, Laban, Lazarus, Lemuel, Levi, Lidon, Liron, Lot, Magal, Mahlon, Malachi, Malki, Manasseh


Manoach, Manuel, Marom, Masos, Mataniah, Matthew [Matthias], Matthias, Mayer [Meyer, ..], Mayhew, Mazor, Medad, Meged, Meir [Meyer, ..], Melchisedek, Menachem [Nachum], Meshach, Methuselah, Meyer [Meir, ..], Micah, Michael


Migdal, Moab, Mordecai, Moriel, Moses, Naaman, Nachman [Menachem], Nachshon, Nachum, Naftali, Nagid, Nahir, Naman, Nathan, Nathaniel [Nathan], Navon, Nehemiah, Ner, Nezer, Nimrod


Nissan, Nissim, Noah, Noam, Nuriel, Obadiah [Oved], Ofir [Ophir], Ohad, Omar, Omri, Ophir [Ofir], Or, Oren, Oron, Osher, Othniel, Oved, Oz, Pace, Pagiel


Paltiel, Pazel, Pedahel, Peleh, Peretz, Perl, Pesach, Porat, Poriel, Quin, Racham, Rafael [Raphael], Ram, Raphael [Rafael], Reuben, Reuel, Rishon, Rozen, Sachar, Sachiel


Sagiv, Salem, Samael, Samson [Shem], Samuel [Shem], Sapir, Saul, Savyon, Seamus [Shamus], Sean [Shawn, ..], Sela, Seraphim, Seth, Shaan, Shabat, Shachar, Shafir, Shai, Shalom [Solomon], Shamir


Shamus, Shane, Shani, Shawn, Shem, Shia, Shiloh, Shomer, Shoval, Simcha, Simeon, Simon [Simeon], Sinjin, Sion [Zion], Solomon, Tabor, Tal, Talmai, Talmon, Tamir


Temani, Teom, Terach, Tobias, Tor, Tuvya, Udi, Uri, Uriah [Uri], Uriel, Uziah, Uziel, Vanya, Ximenes, Yaakov [Iago], Yaar, Yakar, Yakim, Yann, Yannis


Yaphet [Japheth], Yehudi [Judah], Yishachar [Issachar], Yitzhak, Yochanan, Yonas, Yovanny, Yusuf, Zaccheus, Zachariah [Zachary, ..], Zachary, Zadok, Zahavi, Zalman, Zane, Zared, Zebediah, Zebulon, Zedekiah, Zephaniah


Zerach, Zev, Zimran, Zion [Sion], Ziv, Zuriel

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