Hebrew Girl Names
Description:Unusual Samantha alternative with little aural appeal.
Description:Hebrew name with a bountiful meaning but a less-than-attractive sound.
Meaning:"the gold of Jehovah"
Description:Often heard in Israel, spelled with or without the final h.
Origin:Short form of Gabriella
Meaning:"God is my strength"
Description:Cute nickname but the "gabby" synonym might prove problematic, especially is your daughter is chatty....or not.
Origin:Hebrew variation of Alisha, Elisha
Description:The relationship to "ill" makes this and similar names less pleasing than the versions that start with A or E.
Description:A not particularly happy marriage of Thelma and Alma.
Origin:Spelling variation of Bethany, Hebrew
Meaning:"house of figs"
Description:Bethenny is the spelling introduced to the world by and closely associated with Real Housewife of New York Bethenny Frankel. While the name has a bit of charm, we recommend sticking with the original Bethany spelling.
Origin:Hebrew variation of Judith
Description:Stuck in the Old Country.
Description:Emmet is usually the boys' form of the names Emma, but it might work for a girl too if Emma and Emily are too overused for you.
Origin:Hebrew, feminine variation of Jethro
Description:Rare and ethereal.
Description:Virtually unknown in this country, has an interesting, rhythmic feel.
Origin:Hebrew, pet form of Ebenezer
Meaning:"stone of help"
Description:Affable and creative and perfectly able to stand alone; nothing Scroogish about it.