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Israeli Names for Boys

  1. LiorHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "I have a light"
    • Description:

      Lior is a unisex name frequently heard in Israel, capturing the popular light theme through its meaning. For English speakers, the one down side is possible pronunciation confusion with "liar," though it's really lee-OR, with a long e sound and emphasis on the second syllable.
  2. ArminHeart
    • Origin:

      Form of Herman or Armen
    • Meaning:

      "soldier or wish, hope"
    • Description:

      Possibly related to the Ermin- names (which gave us Emma and her variants) or to Herman OR to the Persian/Kazakh/Armenian names Arman or Armen, this is an unusual choice which fits current trends.
  3. ArmanHeart
    • Origin:

      Form of Herman or Armen
    • Meaning:

      "soldier or wish, hope"
    • Description:

      Feels as strong and international as Roman, with none of the popularity. Arman might be a form of the German Herman or of the Persian/Kazakh/Armenian Armen or Arman, meaning wish or hope.
  4. DaviHeart
    • Origin:

      Portuguese variation of David, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "beloved"
    • Description:

      A viable David alternative with a hint of worldliness.
  5. AbHeart
    • AvnerHeart
      • DaniHeart
        • Origin:

          Diminutive of Daniel
        • Description:

          Dani sounds like Donny, looks like Danny, and feels like a girls' name.
      • BaramHeart
        • Origin:

          Israeli
        • Meaning:

          "son of a nation"
        • Description:

          This is one of hundreds of modern Israeli names that are unknown here but could translate to our culture.
      • YehoshuaHeart
        • ArmonHeart
          • DaniyelHeart
            • ArmoniHeart
              • Origin:

                Hebrew
              • Meaning:

                "chestnut"
              • Description:

                Is Armoni a respelling of the designer name Armani or a Hebrew name meaning chestnut? Your choice, but we prefer the nature interpretation.
            • BinyaminHeart