Hebrew Names and Meanings

FEMALE HEBREW NAMES AND MEANINGS

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AALIYAH (עליה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Aliya, meaning "to ascend, to go up."

ABICHAIL (אביחיל): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 

ABIGAYIL (אביגיל): Hebrew name meaning "father rejoices." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King David. Also spelled Avigayil.

ABIHAYIL (אביחיל): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 

ABIY (אבי): Hebrew name meaning "my father." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Hezekiah. Also spelled Avi.

ABIYAH (אביה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. Also spelled Aviyah.

ABIYHAYIL (אביחיל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "father of might." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Rehoboam, the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters. Abihail is the Anglicized form. Also spelled Avichayil.

ABIYSHAG (אבישג): Hebrew name meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." In the bible, this is the name of a young girl who cared for David in his old age. Also spelled Avishag.

ABIYTAL (אביטל): Hebrew name meaning "my father is dew." In the bible, this is the name of one of David's wives. 

ABRA: Short form of Hebrew Abrahamit, meaning "father of a multitude." This name was popular in 17th century England. Also spelled Avra.

ABRAHAMIT (אברהמית): Feminine form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." Also spelled Avrahamit.

ACĔNATH (אסנת): Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "belonging to the goddess Neith." In the bible, this is the name of Joseph's Egyptian wife.

ADA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Adah, meaning "ornament." Compare with other forms of Ada.

ADAH (עדה): Hebrew name meaning "ornament." In the bible, this is the name of Lamech's wife and also Esau's wife.

ADARA: Hebrew name meaning "noble." Compare with another form of Adara.

ADDIE: Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Adi, meaning "my ornament" or "my witness." Compare with another form of Addie.

ADI (עדי): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my ornament" or "my witness."

ADIRA (אדירה): Hebrew name meaning "noble; powerful."

ADIVA (אדיבה): Hebrew name meaning "gentle, gracious, pleasant."

ADIYNA (עדינא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "slender." In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of one of King David's captains.

AFFRA: Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Afra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." 

AFRA (רפע): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Aphra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." Compare with another form of Afra.

AHAVA (אהבה): Hebrew name meaning "water" or "I shall subsist." In the bible, this is the name of an area in Babylonia where Ezra gathered the exiles. 

AHUVA (אהוּבה): Hebrew name meaning "beloved."

ALEEZA (עליזה): Hebrew name meaning "joy."

ALISA (עליסה): Hebrew name meaning "joy." Also spelled Aleeza. Compare with other forms of Alisa.

ALITZA (עליצה): Hebrew name meaning "joy."

ALIYA (עליה): Hebrew name meaning "to ascend, to go up." Compare with another form of Aliya.

ALIYAH (עליה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Aliya, meaning "to ascend, to go up." Compare with another form of Aliyah.

ALIZA (עליזה): Variant spelling of both Hebrew Aleeza and Alitza, meaning "joy." 

ALIZAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Aliza, meaning "joy."

ALMA (עלמה): Hebrew name meaning "maiden." Compare with another form of Alma.

ALMAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Alma, meaning "maiden." Compare with another form of Almah.

ALONA (אלוּנה): Feminine form of Hebrew Alon, meaning "oak tree."

ALYA (אליה): Aramaic and Hebrew name meaning "dirge, elegy" or "sheep's tail." In astronomy, this is the traditional name for Theta Serpentis, a star in the constellation Serpens. 

AMALYA (עמליה): Hebrew name meaning "industrious" or "work of the Lord." 

AMINA (אמינה): Hebrew name meaning "faithful, trusted." Compare with another form of Amina.

AMINE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Amina, meaning "faithful, trusted."

AMINTA (אמינתה): Hebrew name meaning "truth, friendship." Compare with another form of Aminta.

AMINTAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Aminta, meaning "defender."

AMIRA (אמירה): Hebrew name meaning "speech, utterance." Compare with another form of Amira.

AMIT (עמית): Hebrew unisex name meaning "friend."

AMITA (אמתה): Hebrew name meaning "honest, upright." Compare with another form of Amita.

ANAT (ענת): Unisex form of Hebrew Anath, meaning "answer (to prayer)." Compare with another form of Anat.

APHRA (רפע): Hebrew unisex name derived from the word aphra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." In the bible, this is part of the name of a Philistine city, Bethel-aphrah.

APHRODIT (אפרוֹדית): Hebrew form of Greek Aphrodite, meaning "risen from the foam."

ARI'EL (אריאל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion of god." In the bible, this is a name applied to the city of Jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the Apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, and the name of a spirit in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest."

ASHERAH (אשרה): Hebrew name meaning "groves (for idol worship)" or "blessed, fortunate." In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for the Babylonian-Canaanite goddess Astarte. It is also the name for her images and sacred trees or poles used for worshiping her. 

ASHERDU: Hittite form of Hebrew Asherah, perhaps having the same meaning "groves (for idol worship)" or "blessed, fortunate."

ASHTAROWTH (עשתרוֹת): Hebrew name, meaning "star." In the bible, this is the name applied to false goddesses in the Canaanite religion, usually related to a fertility cult. It is also the name of a city in Bashan east of the Jordan given to Manasseh.

ASHTORETH (עשתרת): Hebrew name meaning "star." In the bible, this is the name of the principal female deity of the Semitic nations, worshiped in war and fertility. Equated with Assyrian Ishtar and Greek Astarte. 

ATARA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Atarah, meaning" crown" or "wreath."

ATARAH (עטרה): Hebrew name meaning "crown" or "wreath." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Jerahmeel. 

AVAGAIL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Avigayil, meaning "father rejoices."

AVI (אבי): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiy, meaning "my father." Compare with masculine Avi.

AVICHAYIL (אביחיל): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abihayil, meaning "father of might." 

AVIGAIL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Avigayil, meaning "father rejoices."

AVIGAL (אביגל): Unisex form of Hebrew Avigayil, meaning "father rejoices."

AVIGAYIL (אביגיל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abigayil, meaning "father rejoices." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King David. 

AVISHAG (אבישג): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiyshag, meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." In the bible, this is the name of a young girl who cared for David in his old age. 

AVIVA (אביבה): Feminine form of Hebrew Aviv, meaning "springtime."

AVIYAH (אביה): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." 

AVRA: Short form of Hebrew Avrahamit, meaning "father of a multitude." Also spelled Abra.

AVRAHAMIT (אברהמית): Feminine form of Hebrew Avraham, meaning "father of a multitude." Also spelled Abrahamit.

AYA (איה): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Ayah, meaning "falcon" or "vulture." Compare with another form of Aya.

AYAH (איה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "falcon" or "vulture." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rizpah, and a Horite, the son of Zibeon.

AYALA (אילה): Feminine form of Hebrew Ayal, meaning "deer; gazelle."

AYALAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ayala, meaning "deer; gazelle."

AYELET (אילת): Hebrew name derived from a name for the morning star, meaning "deer; gazelle."

AYLA (אלה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Eila, meaning "oak tree, terebinth tree." Compare with another form of Ayla.

AZENETH (אסנת): Variant form of Hebrew Acĕnath, meaning "belonging to the goddess Neith."

AZUVAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Azuwbah, meaning "forsaken."

AZUWBAH (עזוּבה): Hebrew name meaning "heaps of ruins," i.e. "forsaken." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including Caleb's wife and the mother of Jehoshaphat.

BARA (ברה): Hebrew name meaning "to choose."

BARRA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bara, meaning "to choose." Compare with masculine Barra.

BASIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Basya, meaning "daughter of God."

BASMA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosma, meaning perfumed."

BASMAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmat, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."

BASYA: Ashkenazic form of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."

BAT-EL (בת-אל): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."

BATH-SHEBA (בת-שבע): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of the oath." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Uriah then later King David, and mother of Solomon. Also spelled Bat-Sheva, Bathsheba, and Bathsheva.

BATHSHEBA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of King David and mother of Solomon.

BATHSHEVA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."

BATH-SHUA (בתשוּע): Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Shuwa, meaning "daughter of wealth." 

BATH-SHUWA (בתשוּע): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of wealth." In the bible, this is another name Bath-Sheba is known by.

BATSHEBA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."

BAT-SHEVA (בת-שבע): Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."

BATYA (בתיה): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."

BATYAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."

BERURA (ברוּרה): Hebrew name meaning "clean, pure."

BETH-EL (בית-אל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Beyth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 

BEULA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Beulah, meaning "she who is married."

BEULAH (בעוּלה): A derivative of Hebrew Ba'al ("to marry; to be lord, master, possessor"), meaning "she who is married." In the bible, this is an allegorical name for the land of Israel. 

BEYTH-EL (בית-אל): Hebrew name meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 

BILHAH (בלהה): Hebrew name meaning "weak, troubled, old." In the bible, this is the name of Rachel's handmaid whom she gave to Jacob as a concubine. 

BINA (בינה): Hebrew name meaning "intelligence, wisdom."

BINAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bina, meaning "intelligence, wisdom." 

BITHYAH (בתיה): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.

BITYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bityah, meaning "daughter of God."

BITYAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God."

BOSMA (בשמה): Hebrew name meaning "perfumed."

BOSMAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."

BOSMATH (בשמת): Hebrew name meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Esau, and a daughter of Solomon.

CARNI (קרני): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Karni, meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. 

CARNIA (קרניה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Karnia, meaning "horn of God." 

CARNIELA (קרניאלה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Karniela, meaning "horn of the Lord." 

CARNIELLA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Carniela, meaning "horn of the Lord."

CHANA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Channa, meaning "favor; grace." 

CHANAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace." 

CHANI: Pet form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace."

CHANIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaniya, meaning "encampment, resting place."

CHANIYA (חניה): Hebrew name meaning "encampment, resting place."

CHANNA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chana, meaning "favor; grace." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Samuel and wife to Elkanah.

CHANNAH (חנה): Hebrew name meaning "favor; grace." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Samuel and wife to Elkanah.

CHASIDA (חסידה): Hebrew name meaning "stork" and "righteous."

CHASIDAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chasida, meaning "stork" and "righteous."

CHAVA (חוה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chavva, meaning "life." 

CHAVIVA (חביבה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "beloved."

CHAVVA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chavvah, meaning "life."

CHAVVAH (חוה): Hebrew name meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, the wife of Adam.

CHAYA (חיה): Feminine form of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "alive."

CHEFTZI-BA (חפצי-בה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chephtsiy-bahh, meaning "she is my desire." 

CHEFTZIBAH: Variant form of Hebrew Cheftzi-Ba, meaning "she is my desire."

CHEL'A: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chel'ah, meaning "depraved" or "rust." 

CHEL'AH (חלאה): Hebrew name meaning "depraved" or "rust." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Asher.

CHENYA (הניה): Hebrew name meaning "grace of the Lord."

CHEPHTSIY-BAHH (חפצי-בה): Hebrew name meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah. Also spelled Cheftzi-ba.

CHERUT (חרוּת): Hebrew name meaning "freedom."

CHERUTA (חרוּתה): Variant form of Hebrew Cherut, meaning "freedom."

CHIBA (חבה): Hebrew name meaning "love."

CHITA (חטה): Hebrew name meaning "food, grain." Compare with other forms of Chita.

CHULDA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chuldah, meaning "mole" or "weasel." 

CHULDAH (חוּלדה): Hebrew name meaning "mole" or "weasel." In the bible, this is the name of a prophetess. 

DAGANIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."

DAGANYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."

DANA (דנה): Feminine form of Hebrew Dan, meaning "judge." Compare with other forms of Dana.

DANIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Danya, meaning "judge."

DANIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Danya, meaning "judge."

DANIELA (דניאלה): Feminine form of Hebrew Daniyel, meaning "God is my judge."

DANIELLA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Daniela, meaning "God is my judge."

DANITA (דניתה): Pet form of Hebrew Dana, "judge."

DANIYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Danya, meaning "judge."

DANYA (דניה): Feminine form of Hebrew Dan, meaning "judge."

DAVIDA (דוידה): Feminine form of Hebrew David, meaning "beloved."

DAYNA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Dana, possibly meaning "judge."

DEBOWRAH (דבוֹרה): Hebrew name meaning "bee." In the bible, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca, and the prophetess-judge and wife of Lapidoth. Also spelled Devorah.

DEGANA (דגנה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."

DEGANIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."

DEGANIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."

DEGANIT (דגנית): Variant form of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."

DEGANIYA (דגניה): Variant form of Hebrew Deganya, meaning "grain."

DEGANYA (דגניה): Hebrew name meaning "grain."

DELIYLAH (דלילה): Hebrew name derived from the root dal, meaning "delicate, weak." In the bible, this is the name of the mistress of Samson.

DEVORA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Devorah, meaning "bee."

DEVORAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Debowrah, meaning "bee."

DIMONA (דימוֹנה): Hebrew name meaning "south."

DITA (דיתה): Pet form of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth, meaning "Jewess" or "praised." Compare with another form of Dita.

DIYNAH (דינה): Hebrew name meaning "judgment." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jacob.

DODI (דוֹדי): Hebrew name meaning "my beloved, my friend." Compare with another form of Dodi.

DODIE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Dodi, meaning "my beloved, my friend." Compare with another form of Dodie.

DOR (דוֹר): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Dowr, meaning "generation" or "period of time." In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.

DORIT (דוֹרית): Hebrew name meaning "generation" or "period of time."

DOWR (דוֹר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "generation" or "period of time." In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.

DVORAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Devorah, meaning "bee."

ECTER (אסתר): Hebrew form of Persian Esther, meaning "star."

EDEN (עדן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "delight" or "place of pleasure." In the bible, this is the name of the garden in which Adam and Eve lived.

EDER (עדר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "herd, flock." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who lived in the time of David, and the name of a town in the south of Judah. Compare with another form of Eder.

EDNA (עדנה): Hebrew name meaning "delight, pleasure, rejuvenation." In the apocryphal Book of Tobit, this is the name of the mother of Sarah. Compare with another form of Edna.

EDNAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Edna, meaning "delight, pleasure, rejuvenation."

EFA (עיפה): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Efah, meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." Compare with another form of Efa.

EFAH (עיפה): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Eyphah, meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." 

EIFA: Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Efah, meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." 

EILA (אלה): Hebrew name meaning "oak tree, terebinth tree."

ELA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eila, meaning "oak tree, terebinth tree." Compare with another form of Ela.

ELIANA (אליענה): Hebrew name meaning "my God has answered." Compare with another form of Eliana.

ELIANE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliana, meaning "my God has answered." Compare with another form of Eliane.

ELIANNA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliana, meaning "my God has answered." Compare with another form of Elianna.

ELIORA (אליאוֹרה): Feminine form of Hebrew Elior, meaning "my God is light."

ELISHEBA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Elisheva, meaning "God is my oath."

ELISHEVA (אלישבע): Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliysheba, meaning "God is my oath." 

ELIYSHEBA (אלישבע): Hebrew name meaning "God is my oath." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the wife of Aaron. 

ELKE: Feminine form of Hebrew Elkanah, meaning either "God bought" or "God is jealous." Compare with another form of Elke.

EMET (אמת): Hebrew name meaning "truth." The masculine form is spelled Emmet.

ETNA (אתנה): Hebrew name meaning "hire" or "for hire." Compare with another form of Etna.

EYPHAH (עיפה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Midian and one of Caleb's concubines. Also spelled Efah. The Anglicized form is Ephah.

GAL (גל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "mound, wave."

GALA (גלה): Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Gal, meaning "mound, wave." Compare with another form of Gala.

GALIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Galya, meaning "hill of God."

GALILA (גלילה): Feminine form of Hebrew Galil, meaning "cylinder" or "boundary." Compare with another form of Galila.

GALINA (גלינה): Hebrew form of Greek HelÚnē, possibly meaning "torch." Compare with another form of Galina.

GALIT (גלית): Variant form of Hebrew Gal, meaning "mound, wave."

GALYA (גליה): Hebrew name meaning "hill of God." Compare with another form of Galya.

GAVRIELA (גברילה): Feminine form of Hebrew Gavriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."

GHILA (גילה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Gila, meaning "joy."

GILA (גילה): Feminine form of Hebrew Gil, meaning "joy."

GILAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gila, meaning "joy."

GINA (גנה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." Compare with other forms of Gina.

GOMER (גמר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to finish, to complete." In the bible, this is the name of both the son of Japhet and the wife of the Prophet Hosea.

HADA (הדה): Short form of Hebrew Hadaccah, meaning "myrtle tree."

HADACCAH (הדסה): Hebrew name meaning "myrtle tree." In the bible, this is Esther's Hebrew name.

HADAS (הדס): Hebrew unisex name meaning "myrtle tree."

HAGAR (הגר): Hebrew name meaning "flight." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Ishmael. 

HANA (חנה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chana, meaning "favor; grace." Compare with other forms of Hana.

HANIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaniya, meaning "encampment, resting place."

HANIYA (חניה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaniya, meaning "encampment, resting place."

HANIYYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Haniya, meaning "encampment, resting place."

HASIDA (חסידה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chasida, meaning "stork" and "righteous."

HAVA (חוה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chavvah, meaning "life." 

HAVVA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chavvah, meaning "life."

HED (הד): Hebrew unisex name meaning either "shout of joy" or "echo."

HENYA (הניה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chenya, meaning "grace of the Lord."

HENYE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Henya, meaning "grace of the Lord."

HERUT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Cherut, meaning "freedom."

HERUTA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Cheruta, meaning "freedom."

HIBA (חבה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chiba, meaning "love." Compare with another form of Hiba.

HOSHA'NA (הוֹשע-נא): Hebrew unisex name derived from hosha'na, meaning "deliver us." 

ILANA (אילנה): Feminine form of Hebrew Ilan, meaning "tree."

ILANIT (אילנית): Variant form of Hebrew Ilana, meaning "tree."

ILYA (אליה): Hebrew name meaning "dirge, elegy."

IMA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Imma, meaning "mother." Compare with another form of Ima.

IMMA (אמא): Hebrew name meaning "mother." Compare with another form of Imma.

INBAL (ענבל): Hebrew name meaning "tongue of a bell."

IRIT (עירית): Hebrew name meaning "animal fodder."

IYZEBEL (איזבל): Hebrew name meaning "Ba'al exalts," "unchaste," or "without cohabitation." In the bible, this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.

IZEVEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyzebel, meaning "Ba'al exalts," "unchaste," or "without cohabitation." In the bible, this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.

JAFFA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yaffa, meaning "beautiful."

JAFFE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Jaffa, meaning "beautiful."

JOCHEVED: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory."

KALANIT (כלנית): Hebrew name for the Anemone coronaria native to the Mediterranean region, derived from the word kalanit, meaning "poppy anemone."

KARMEL (כרמל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden-land." In the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the Holy Land.

KARNI (קרני): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. Also spelled Carni.

KARNIA (קרניה): Hebrew name meaning "horn of God." Also spelled Carnia.

KARNIELA (קרניאלה): Hebrew name meaning "horn of the Lord." Also spelled Carniela.

KELILA (כלילה): Hebrew name meaning "crown" or "laurel."

KESHET (קשת): Hebrew name meaning "rainbow."

KYLA: Variant form of Hebrew Kelila, meaning "crown" or "laurel." Used as a Yiddish name. Compare with another form of Kyla.

KYLE: Variant form of Hebrew Kelila, meaning "crown" or "laurel." Used as a Yiddish name. Compare with another form of Kyle.

LATIFA (לטיפה): Hebrew name meaning "caress" or "gentle slap." Compare with another form of Latifa.

LAVI (לביא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."

LEA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Leah, meaning "weary." Compare with another form of Lea.

LEAH (לאה): Hebrew name meaning "weary." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's first wife. Compare with other forms of Leah.

LEEBA (ליבא): Variant spelling of Hebrew Liba, meaning "heart." Compare with another form of Leeba.

LEILA (לילה): Hebrew name meaning "night" or "dark Oriental beauty." Compare with other forms of Leila.

LEILAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Leila, meaning "night" or "dark Oriental beauty." Compare with another form of Leilah.

LI (לי): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to me." Compare with another form of Li.

LIAT (ליאת): Hebrew name meaning "you are mine."

LIBA (ליבא): Variant form of Hebrew Libe, meaning "heart." Compare with another form of Liba.

LIBE (ליבע): Hebrew name derived from the word lev, meaning "heart." Compare with another form of Libe.

LIBNAH (לבנה): Hebrew name meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.

LILA (לילה): Hebrew name meaning "she is mine." Compare with other forms of Lila.

LILIT (לילית): Variant spelling of Hebrew Lilith, meaning "of the night."

LILITH (לילית): Hebrew form of Sumerian Lilitu, meaning "of the night." In mythology, this is the name of a Mesopotamian storm demon associated with the wind and thought to bear disease and death. In ancient Semitic folklore, it is the name of a night demon. The oldest story considers Lilith to be Adam's first wife. In the bible, this is simply a word for a "screech owl." 

LIOR (ליאוֹר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my light."

LIORA (ליאוֹרה): Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light."

LIORIT (ליאוֹרית): Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Lior, meaning "my light."

LIRON (לירוֹן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my song."

LIVNAH (לבנה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Libnah, meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.

LIVNATH (לבנת): Variant form of Hebrew Livnah ("whiteness, transparency"), meaning "Belus, glass," from the sand of which glass was first made by the Phoenicians." In the bible, this is part of the name of a river, Shihor-libnath, which flows into the sea.

LUNA (לוּנה): Hebrew name meaning "dweller." Compare with another form of Luna.

MAAKAH (מעכה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to press, to squeeze," i.e. "oppression." In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David's wives, and a son of Nahor.

MACHALATH (מחלת): Hebrew name meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.

MACHLAH (מחלה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.

MALAK (מלאך): Hebrew unisex name meaning "angel, messenger." In the bible, this is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual. Compare with another form of Malak.

MALKA (מלכה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 

MANA (מנה): Hebrew name meaning "part, portion." Compare with another form of Mana.

MAQQEDAH (מקדה): Hebrew name meaning "place of shepherds." In the bible, this is the name of a place in Judah, near Beth Horon, mentioned in Joshua 15:41.  

MARA (מרה): Hebrew name meaning "bitter." In the bible, this is the name that Naomi gave herself after the death of her husband and sons.

MARGANIT (מרגנית): Hebrew name derived from the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.

MARGANITA (מרגניתה): Variant form of Hebrew Marganit, the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.

MARNINA (מרנינה): Hebrew name meaning "rejoice."

MARVA (מרוה): Hebrew name derived from the name of a "mint" plant.

MAYTAL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Meital, meaning "dew drops."

MEIRA (מאירה): Feminine form of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."

MEIRIONA (מרוֹנה): Hebrew name meaning "soldiers, troops." Compare with another form of Meiriona.

MEIRI (מאירי): Variant form of Hebrew Meira, meaning "giving light."

MEIRIT (מאירית): Variant form of Hebrew Meiri, meaning "giving light." 

MEITAL (מיטל): Hebrew name meaning "dew drops."

MENUCHA (מנוּחה): Hebrew name meaning "tranquility."

MENUHA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Menucha, meaning "tranquility."

MERAB (מרב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Merav, meaning "increase, multiplication." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of King Saul. 

MERAV (מרב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Merab, meaning "increase, multiplication." 

MERI (מרי): Hebrew name meaning "bitter" and "rebellious." 

MIRA: Pet form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." Compare with other forms of Mira.

MIRYAM (מרים): Hebrew name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.

MIYKAL (מיכל): Hebrew name meaning "who is like God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king Saul. 

MORAG (מוֹרג): Hebrew unisex name meaning "threshing board." Compare with another form of Morag.

MORIYA (מוֹריה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mowriyah, meaning "chosen by God." 

MOWRIYAH (מוֹריה): Hebrew name meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.

NAAMAH (נעמה): Hebrew name meaning "beautiful, pleasant." In the bible, this is the name of the Ammonite wife of Solomon.

NAAMI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Naamiy, meaning "loveliness."

NAAMIY (נעמי): Hebrew name meaning "loveliness."

NACHALA (נחלה): Hebrew name meaning "inheritance" or "territory."

NAHALA: Variant form of Hebrew Nachala, meaning "inheritance" or "territory." 

NAVA (נאוה): Hebrew name meaning "beautiful."

NECHUSHTA (נחשתא): Hebrew name meaning "brass." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Jehoiakim, the mother of Jehoichin.

NENA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nina, meaning "granddaughter" or "great-granddaughter." Compare with other forms of Nena.

NESSA: Feminine form of Hebrew Nes, meaning "miracle." Compare with other forms of Nessa.

NETA (נטע): Hebrew unisex name meaning meaning "plant, shrub."

NETTA: Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew Neta, meaning "plant, shrub." Compare with another form of Netta.

NEVA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Niva, meaning "speech." Compare with other forms of Neva.

NINA (נינה): Hebrew name meaning "granddaughter" or "great-granddaughter." Compare with other forms of Nina.

NIR (ניר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to cultivate a field."

NISA: (נסה): Hebrew name meaning "to test." Also spelled Nissa.

NISSA (נסה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Nisa, meaning "to test."

NITA (ניטע): Hebrew name meaning "to plant." Compare with other forms of Nita.

NITZA (נצה): Hebrew name meaning "flower bud."

NIVA (ניבה): Hebrew name meaning "speech."

NO'AH (נעה): Hebrew name meaning "motion." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Zelophehad.

NOAM (נעם): Hebrew unisex name meaning "pleasantness."

NOGA (נגה): Unisex form of Hebrew Nogahh, meaning "shining splendor," as of the fire or the sun. 

NO'OMIY (נעמי): Hebrew name meaning "my delight, my pleasantness." In the bible, this is the name of the mother-in-law of Ruth.

NURIT (נוּרית): Hebrew flower name meaning "buttercup."

NURYA (נוּריא): Hebrew form of Aramaic Nura, meaning "illumination, wisdom (of God)."

NYSSA (נסה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Nissa, meaning "sign."

ODELEYA (אוֹדליה): Hebrew name meaning "I will praise God."

ODELIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Odeleya, meaning "I will praise God." Compare with another form of Odelia.

OFRA (עפרה): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Ophrah, meaning "fawn." 

OPHRAH (עפרה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "fawn." In the bible, this is the name of two places, and the name of a son of Meonothai. 

OPRAH: Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Ophrah, meaning "fawn." 

ORA (אוֹרה): Hebrew name meaning "light." Compare with another form of Ora.

ORAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ora, meaning "light."

ORALEE (אוֹרה-לי): Hebrew name meaning "my light." Compare with another form of Oralee.

ORIT (אוֹרית): Variant form of Hebrew Ora, meaning "light."

OR-LEE (אוֹר-לי): Hebrew name meaning "light is mine."

ORLI (אוֹרלי): Variant spelling of Hebrew Or-lee, meaning "light is mine."

ORLY: Variant spelling of Hebrew Orli, meaning "light is mine."

ORNA (ארנה): Hebrew name meaning "let there be light" or "pine tree." Compare with another form of Orna.

ORNAT (ארנת): Variant form of Hebrew Orna, meaning "let there be light" or "pine tree." Compare with another form of Ornat.

ORPA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Orpah, meaning "forelock, mane" or "gazelle, hind." 

ORPAH (ערפה): Hebrew name meaning "forelock, mane" or "gazelle, hind." In the bible, this is the name of a Moabite woman.

OZ (עז): Hebrew name meaning "might, strength." Compare with masculine forms of Oz.

PENINAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Peninnah, meaning "coral" or "pearl."

PENINNAH (פננה): Hebrew name meaning "coral" or "pearl." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Elkanah. 

PILI (פלאי): Hebrew name meaning "miraculous." Compare with other forms of Pili.

QEREN (קרן): Hebrew name meaning "horn (of an animal)." Also a short form of Qeren Happuwk, meaning "horn of antimony," a black paint used for eye-shadow.

QEREN HAPPUWK (קרן-הפוּך): Hebrew name meaning "horn of antimony," a black paint used for eye-shadow. In the bible, this is the name of one of Job's daughters born after his trial.

QETSIYAH (קציעה): Hebrew name meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. In the bible, this is the name of the second daughter of Job, born after his trial. 

QETUWRAH (קטוּרה): Hebrew name meaning "incense." In the bible, this is the name of Abraham's second wife.

RACHAB (רחב): Hebrew name meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.

RACHAV (רחב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide."

RACHEL (רחל): Hebrew name meaning "ewe." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's favorite wife, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin. Compare with other forms of Rachel.

RAFAELA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Refaela, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." Compare with another form of Rafaela.

RAYA (רע): Hebrew name meaning "friend." Compare with another form of Raya.

REBA: Pet form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." Compare with masculine Reba. Compare with another form of Reba.

REENA: Feminine variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rina, meaning "joy."

REFAELA (רפאלה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Rephaela, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."

REPHAELA (רפאלה): Feminine form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed."

REUT (רעות): Hebrew name meaning "friend."

REVA (רבע): Variant spelling of Hebrew Reba, meaning "ensnarer." Compare with masculine Reva.

RIBQAH (רבקה): Hebrew name meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac. Also spelled Rivka.

RINA: Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rinnah, meaning "shouting for joy." Compare with other forms of Rina.

RINNAH (רנה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "shouting for joy." In the bible, this is the name of descendant of Judah. Although this is a masculine name in the bible, it is otherwise used primarily as a feminine name.

RITSPAH (רצפה): Hebrew name meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." In the bible, this is the name of one of King Saul's concubines.

RITZPA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ritspah, meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." 

RITZPAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ritspah, meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." 

RIVA (ריבה): Pet form of Hebrew Rivka, meaning "ensnarer." Compare with another form of Riva.

RIVKA (רבקה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." 

ROMA (רוֹמה): Hebrew name meaning "exalted, lofty."

RON (רוֹן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "joy, song." Compare with strictly masculine Ron.

RONA (רנה): Hebrew name meaning "joy." Compare with another form of Rona.

RONI (רוֹני): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my joy" or "my song." Compare with another form of Roni.

RONIT (רוֹנית): Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Ron, meaning "joy, song." Compare with another form of Ronit.

ROTEM (רוֹתם): Hebrew unisex name derived from the word rethem, found in the bible, meaning "juniper" or "broom plant," a shrub growing in the deserts of Arabia with yellowish flowers, and a bitter root which the poor were accustomed to eat. 

RUWTH (רוּת): Hebrew name meaning "appearance" or "friendship." In the bible, this is the name of a Moabite who marries Naomi's son.

SABA (סבא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "aged, old." Compare with strictly masculine Saba.

SABRA (סברה): Hebrew name for a native-born Israeli, of Arabic origin, meaning "thorny cactus."

SALMA (שלמה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garment." In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of the father of Boaz. Compare with another form of Salma.

SAPHIRA (ספירה): Hebrew form of Greek Sapphira, meaning "sapphire."

SARAH (שרה): Hebrew name meaning "noble lady, princess." In the bible, this is the name that God gave to Sarai, wife of Abraham.

SARAY (שרי): Hebrew name meaning "my princes?" or "nobility." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Abraham before God changed her name to Sarah.

SARIT (שרית): Diminutive form of Hebrew Sarah, meaning "noble lady, princess."

SAVA (סבא): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Saba, meaning "aged, old." Compare with strictly masculine forms of Sava.

SEMADAR (סמדר): Hebrew name meaning "bud" or "blossom."

SHACHAR (שחר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "dawn" or "morning."

SHAHAR (שחר): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Shachar, meaning "dawn" or "morning."

SHAMIRA (שמירה): Feminine form of Hebrew Shamiyr, meaning "a sharp point," hence "thorn." 

SHANI (שני): Hebrew unisex name meaning "crimson red." Compare with strictly masculine Shani.

SHAROWN (שרוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "plain, level ground." In the bible, this is the name of a valley in Palestine. The name is sometimes given because of its association with the flowering shrub called Rose of Sharon. 

SHEBA (שבע): Short form of Hebrew Bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath." Compare with another form of Sheba.

SHECHINA (שכינה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Shekinah, meaning "God" or "God's holy spirit."

SHE'ERA (שארה): Hebrew name meaning "kinswoman." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ephraim.

SHEKINAH (שכינה): Hebrew name derived from the word shekinah, meaning "God" or "God's holy spirit."

SHELOMIYTH (שלמית): Hebrew name meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.

SHEVA (שבע): Short form of Hebrew Bat-Sheva, meaning "daughter of the oath." Compare with masculine Sheva.

SHIBAH (שבע): Hebrew name meaning "oath" or "seven." In the bible, this is the name of a well named by Isaac.

SHIFRA (שפרה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Shiphrah, meaning "beauty, brightness." Compare with another form of Shifra.

SHIPHRAH (שפרה): Hebrew name meaning "beauty, brightness." In the bible, this is the name of two midwives. 

SHIR (שיר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "song."

SHIRA (שירה): Hebrew name meaning "song."

SHIRI (שירי): Hebrew name meaning "my song."

SHIR-LEE (שיר-לי): Hebrew name meaning "song is mine."

SHIRLEE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Shir-Lee, meaning "song is mine." Compare with another form of Shirlee.

SHLOMIT: Contracted form of Hebrew Shelomiyth, meaning "peaceful."

SHOSHAN (שוֹשן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "lily." Compare with another form of Shoshan.

SHOSHANA (שוֹשנה): Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Shoshan, meaning "lily."

SHOSHANAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Shoshana, meaning "lily."

SHOSHANNAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Shoshana, meaning "lily."

SHULA (שוּלה): Short form of Hebrew Shulamith, meaning "peaceful." Compare with another form of Shula.

SHULAMITH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Shuwlammiyth, meaning "peaceful."

SHURA (שוּרה): Hebrew name meaning "row, line." Compare with another form of Shura.

SHUWLAMMIYTH (שוּלמית): Hebrew name meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of the maiden celebrated in the Song of Solomon.

SIGAL (סיגל): Hebrew name meaning "treasure."

SIMCHA (שמחה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "joy."

SMADAR (סמדר): Variant form of Hebrew Semadar, meaning "bud" or "blossom."

TAHLIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Talia, meaning "dew."

TAL (טל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "dew." 

TALIA (טליה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Talya, meaning "dew." Compare with another form of Talia.

TALYA (טליה): Hebrew name meaning "dew." Compare with other forms of Talya.

TAMAR (תמר): Hebrew name meaning "palm tree." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a wife of Judah.

TEHILA (תהלה): Hebrew name meaning "prayer" or "song of praise."

TIQVAH (תקוה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "hope." In the bible, this is strictly a masculine name, the name of the father of Shallum.

TIRTSAH (תרצה): Hebrew name meaning "pleasantness." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a daughter of Zelophehad.

TORA (תוֹרה): Hebrew name meaning "bible, holy scripture." Compare with another form of Tora.

TORI (תוֹרי): Hebrew name meaning "my turtledove." Compare with another form of Tori.

TOVA (טוֹבה):Hebrew name meaning "good." Compare with another form of Tova.

TOVAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Tova, meaning "good."

TSERUWYAH (צרוּיה): Hebrew name meaning "balsam" or "cleft." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jesse.

TSIBYA (צביא): Hebrew name meaning "a female gazelle." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.

TSIBYAH (צביה): Hebrew name meaning "a female gazelle." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Joash. 

TSILLAH (צלה): Hebrew name meaning "shade, shadow." In the bible, this is the name of Lamech's second wife.

TSIPPORAH (צפוֹרה): Hebrew name meaning "bird." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Moses. The Anglicized form is Zipporah.

TSIYBA (ציבא): Hebrew name meaning "a plant." In the bible, this is the name of a servant of Saul. Ziba is the Anglicized form.

TZERUYA (צרוּיה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tseruwyah, meaning "balsam" or "cleft." 

TZILA (צלה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsillah, meaning "shade, shadow." 

TZIPORAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsipporah, meaning "bird."

TZIVYA (צביה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsibyah, meaning "a female gazelle." 

TZOFI (צוֹפי): Hebrew name meaning "guard" or "scout." 

TZUFIT (צופית): Feminine form of Hebrew Tzuf, meaning "flow, overflow," hence "honey as dropping."

UDIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Udiya, meaning "fire of God."

UDIYA (אוּדיה): Hebrew name meaning "ember (or fire) of God."

UFARA (עוּפרה): Hebrew name meaning "leader."

ULA (עוּלא): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Ulla, meaning "yoke." Compare with other forms of Ula.

ULLA (עוּלא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "yoke." In the bible, this is the name of a male member of the tribe of Asher. Compare with other forms of Ulla.

UMA (אמה): Hebrew name meaning "nation." Compare with another form of Uma.

UMARIT (אוּמרית): Hebrew name meaning "sheaf."

UPHARA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ufara, meaning "leader."

URANIT (אוּרנית): Hebrew name meaning "light."

URIT (אוּרית): Hebrew name meaning "fire, light."

URITH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Urit, meaning "fire, light."

URITI: Variant form of Hebrew Urit, meaning "fire, light."

USHARA (אוּשרה): Hebrew name meaning "fortunate."

USHERET: Variant form of Hebrew Ushara, meaning "fortunate."

USHRIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ushriya, meaning "blessed of God" or "fortunate of God."

USHRIYA (אוּשריה): Hebrew name meaning "blessed of God" or "fortunate of God."

UWRIYELA (אוּריאלה): Feminine form of Hebrew Uwriyel, meaning "flame of God" or "light of the Lord."

VARDA (ורדה): Hebrew name meaning "rose."

VARDAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Varda, meaning "rose."

VASHTIY (ושתי): Hebrew form of Persian Vashti, meaning "beautiful." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Ahasuerus who was replaced by Esther.

VERED (ורד): Hebrew unisex name meaning "rose."

YAA (יאה): Hebrew name meaning "beautiful." Compare with another form of Yaa.

YAEL (יעל): Hebrew name meaning "chamois," "ibex," or "mountain goat." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Heber the Kenite who killed general Sisera, an enemy of the Israelites.

YAFFA (יפה): Hebrew name meaning "beautiful."

YARDEN (ירדן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "flowing down." In the bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine.

YARDENA (ירדנה): Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down." 

YARONA: Feminine form of Hebrew Yaron, meaning "to shout and sing."

YEDIDA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yediydah, meaning "friend" or "beloved." 

YEDIYDAH (ידידה): Hebrew name meaning "friend" or "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of king Josiah.

YEHUDIT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."

YEHUWDIYTH (יהוּדית): Hebrew name meaning "Jewess" or "praised." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Esau. In the Book of Judith she beheads an Assyrian commander while he's sleeping.

YEMIMA (ימימה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yemiymah, meaning "dove." 

YEMIYMAH (ימימה): Hebrew name meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of one of Job's three daughters.

YERUSHA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeruwsha, meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)."

YERUWSHA (ירוּשה): Hebrew name meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Uzziah.

YICKAH (יסכה): Hebrew name meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." In the bible, this is the name of the sister of Lot.

YISKA (יסכה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yickah, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." 

YISKAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yiska, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out."

YOCHANA (יוֹחנה): Feminine form of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."

YOCHEBED (יוֹככד): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory." 

YOCHEVED: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory." 

YONIT (יוֹנית): Feminine form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."

YOWKEBED (יוֹככד): Hebrew name meaning "God is glory." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Miriam, Aaron and Moses.

ZAKIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zakiya, meaning "pure."

ZAKIYA (זכיה): Hebrew name meaning "pure."

ZAKIYYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zakiya, meaning "pure."

ZARA (זרה): Hebrew name meaning "stranger." Compare with another form of Zara.

ZAYIT (זית): Hebrew unisex name meaning "olive."

ZELPAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zelpha, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."

ZELPHA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zylpha, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."

ZILPAH (זלפה): Hebrew name meaning "to trickle" or "youthful." In the bible, this is the name of one of Jacob's wives and the servant of Leah. 

ZIVA (זיוה): Hebrew name meaning "brilliance, splendor."

ZIVIT (זיוית): Variant form of Hebrew Ziva, meaning "brilliance, splendor." 

ZOHAR (זהר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "brilliant."

ZYLPHA: Variant form of Hebrew Zilpah, meaning "to trickle" or "youthful."

 

 

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