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Hebrew Names

  1. TemaniHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "from the south"
    • Description:

      This biblical name is also a Hebrew term for someone from Yemen, since that country is south of Israel.
  2. KerynHeart
    • BeredHeart
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "hail"
      • Description:

        Mentioned in the Old Testament as both a place-name and a grandson of Ephraim, this would make a fairly obscure biblical choice.
    • TamahHeart
      • Origin:

        Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "innocent, honest"
      • Description:

        Gentler and much less frequently heard than Tamar.
    • SimmHeart
      • Origin:

        Short form of Simon or Simeon, Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "the listener"
      • Description:

        You might want to abbreviate this from one of the Biblical originals or use it as a name all on its own, an update of Sam or Finn. Sim is a Scottish Gaelic form of Simon.
    • TubiaHeart
      • RafyaHeart
        • SamalaHeart
          • Origin:

            Hebrew
          • Meaning:

            "requested of God"
          • Description:

            Though pleasant enough, Samala is sure to require lots of explanation.
        • AmahlHeart
          • Origin:

            Hebrew
          • Meaning:

            "hard labor"
          • Description:

            Known from the Menotti opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors, this is a subdued and gentle name.
        • BerakhiahHeart
          • ErelahHeart
            • PesahHeart
              • Origin:

                Hebrew
              • Meaning:

                "spared"
              • Description:

                The Hebrew name for Passover, making this the Jewish version of naming your child Christmas or Easter.
            • PorielHeart
              • Origin:

                Hebrew
              • Meaning:

                "fruit of God"
              • Description:

                An obscure Hebrew name that would not be many parents' first choice.
            • DanitHeart
              • Origin:

                Hebrew
              • Meaning:

                "God is my judge"
              • Description:

                Israeli spin on Danielle is rarely heard here.
            • DatyahHeart
              • Origin:

                Hebrew
              • Meaning:

                "belief in God"
              • Description:

                Heard more in Israel than the U. S.
            • JardenaHeart
              • GidonHeart
                • OdedaHeart
                  • Origin:

                    Hebrew
                  • Meaning:

                    "courageous"
                  • Description:

                    Virtually unknown in this country, has an interesting, rhythmic feel.
                • OfraHeart
                  • Origin:

                    Hebrew
                  • Meaning:

                    "fawn"
                  • Description:

                    The name of a famous Israeli singer, Ofra Haza, but here it would be confused with Oprah.
                • SamehHeart
                  • Origin:

                    Hebrew
                  • Meaning:

                    "forgiving"
                  • Description:

                    Unusual Samantha alternative with little aural appeal.