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Page 1/2. 29 Israel names and what they mean, for israel for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Israel names for girls.
Aaron .. Biblical: Moses' brother Aaron was the first high priest of Israel ..
Abner .. Biblical: King Saul of Israel's army chief, a valiant warrior and clever strategist ..
Abraham .. Biblical: Abraham, celebrated for his great faith, was the ancestor-father of Israel and some of the Arabic peoples ..
Avital .. Also used as a girl's name in Israel .. In a dry climate like that of Israel's, dew is of great significance.
Balfour .. It was named for its author, British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour, and Balfour was occasionally used as a given name in Israel afterward.
Carmelo .. Biblical place name: refers to Mount Carmel in Israel, which is referred to in ancient writings as a kind of paradise.
Dan .. Biblical: Dan was the fifth son of Jacob and founder of one of the 12 tribes of Israel ..
Eleazar .. Biblical: the son of Aaron and later his successor as high priest of Israel ..
Eliana .. Modern name first used in israel.
Elijah .. Biblical: Elijah was a great prophet of Israel who performed many miracles as told in the Book of Kings, and who is said not to have died, but was carried up into Heaven in a fiery chariot ..
Gad .. Biblical: one of Jacob's twelve sons, and founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Galil .. The root word for Galilee, a hilly area in Israel.
Gideon .. Biblical: a hero and judge of Israel who won battles through skillful planning and faith rather than strength of arms alone ..
Israel .. Biblical: when Jacob, son of Isaac, was in his nineties, God changed his name to Israel as a token of blessing .. Author Israel Shenker.
Issachar .. Biblical: one of the twelve sons of Jacob who founded the 12 tribes of Israel.
Jacob .. Jacob fathered 12 sons and a daughter, who became the ancestors of the nation of Israel, the name Jacob himself received after wrestling with an angel ..
Jehu .. Biblical: Jehu was a military commander of Israel, later king, who was noted for his pell-mell style of chariot driving.
Karmel .. Biblical place name: Mount Carmel is in Israel, and is referred to in ancient writings as a paradise.
Manasseh .. The anglicized version that is popular in Israel ..
Meir .. Biblical name popular in Israel, probably as homage to Prime Minister Golda Meir, whose last name was shortened from Meirson.
Aaron, Abraham, Carmelo, Dan, Elijah, Israel and Jacob are commonly used names, while Abner, Avital, Balfour, Eleazar, Eliana, Gad, Galil, Gideon, Issachar, Jehu, Karmel, Manasseh and Meir are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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