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Gender: Male Meaning of Feivel: "brilliant one" Origin of Feivel: Yiddish

The name Feivel is a boy's name of Yiddish origin meaning "brilliant one". Feivel and is often added to user-created lists like Middle Names (besides Rose and William) and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

This comes from Faivish, the Yiddish form of Phoebus, the Greek sun god...and it's also the little mouse in "An American Tail."

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Famous People Named Feivel

Feivel Gruberger, birth name of Philip Berg, American rabbi and Kabbalah leader
Fivel Stewart, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Feivel

Fievel Mousekewitz (note different spelling), mouse character in "An American Tail" film series

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