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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2014

    Challenge: Boy name to honor a grandmother Rose/Rachel

    It is quite possible that my son will be the last great grandchild of my late paternal grandmother Rose. Her Hebrew name was Rachel. I would like my son's middle name to be in honor of her, either beginning with an "R" or otherwise connected to Rose or Rachel (meaning: ewe). We want the name to be Jewish (or at least Jewish-friendly, if that makes sense) or, even better, Hebrew.

    So far, we have Lior (pronounced lee-OR) (which really doesn't have any connection other than the "r" at the end but which we both like) and Ro'i (which both starts with an "R" and which means shepherd, but which I don't love).

    Any other thoughts??


  2. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    What about Raphael honouring Rachel? That's a Hebrew name, isn't it?
    Zelia • XXI • History student • Film and royalty enthusiast
    I blog at vesperlynds and everythingroyalty, and export names from Greenland and Inuit mythology
    Henry Ásgeirr Edmund • Alexander Adelin Lórien "Sasha" • Atticus Aksel Inigo • Asa Fjordur Ivik
    Cosima Ingrid Zenobia "Mimi" • Asta Ivalo (EE-vah-lu) Galadriel • Aviaaja Catherine Françoise "Avi" • Hester Margaret Undómiel "Hedy"

    GPs: Nor Valdemar Oisín • Ilja Bertil Lysander • Olga Agnes Lúthien • Evelyn Alvaret Cleopatra "Elví"

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    I second the suggestion of Raphael. Ronen is another favorite of mine.
    Emily / 20

    Samuel • Edward • George • James
    Girls' names are a struggle.

  4. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    I like Raphael too. Some more suggestions: Ram, Rueben/Ruven, or Jubal (means "ram's horn").

  5. #9
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Did she have a middle name?

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