Top Yiddish Names for Boys

Yiddish names for boys originate in the language spoken by Ashkenazic Jews and brought to the US a century or more ago. Today, many Jewish parents are reviving beloved Yiddish baby names, along with the Yiddish language.

If you're looking for a Yiddish name for your son, browse our full list of Yiddish names for baby boys here. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 Baby Names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.


  • Origin:

    Hebrew variation of Moses
  • Description:

    An older generation name still used by Conservative Jews. In the past it was translated to names like Morris, Moe and Maurice.