Israeli Names for Girls

  1. Micaela
    • Origin:

      Italian, Spanish, and Israeli variation of Michaela
    • Meaning:

      "who is like God"
    • Description:

      The original versions of Micaela have morphed into all manner of "inventive" spellings -- Makayla, McKalla et al -- but we prefer the genuine international versions, like this one.
  2. Lior
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "I have a light"
    • Description:

      Lior connects with several factors stylish for Israeli names: It's short, it's unisex, and it has an uplifting nature theme. Lior might make a more modern spin on Leah.
  3. Sarita
    • Origin:

      Italian and Spanish, diminutive of Sara
    • Description:

      Delicately pretty name all but unknown here.
  4. Astera
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "Aster"
    • Description:

      Pronounced as-TAIR-ah, this is one of many frequently heard Israeli flower names. Other floral choices popular in Israel include Dafna, which means laurel; Dailia; Irit, which means daffodil; and Vered, which means rose.
  5. Rimona
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "pomegranate"
    • Description:

      Well used in Israel, likely to be confused with Ramona here.
  6. Micha
    • Inbar
      • Origin:

        Israeli
      • Meaning:

        "amber"
      • Description:

        Fashionable choice in modern Israel, also a place-name there, not likely to succeed here.
    • Rive
      • Sarit
        • Revka
          • Michla
            • Revkah
              • Davita
                • Tzidoni
                  • Daniyelle
                    • Rashka
                      • Rechell
                        • Rashke