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ABDOWN (עבדוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "servant, worshiper." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel. Also spelled Avdon.

ABE: Short form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude," and other names beginning with Ab-.

ABEY: Variant spelling of Hebrew Abie, meaning "father of a multitude."

ABI: Pet form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." Also spelled Avi. Compare with feminine Abi.

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

ABIE: Pet form of Hebrew Abe, meaning "father of a multitude."

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

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.

ABIYDA (אבידע): Hebrew name meaning "father of knowledge." In the bible, this is the name of one of Midian's five sons.†

ABIYDAN (אבידן): Hebrew name meaning "my father is judge." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Benjamin. Also spelled Avidan.

ABIY'EL (אביאל): Hebrew name meaning "El (God) is (my) father." In the bible, this is the name of Saul's grandfather.

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.

ABIYHUW (אביהוא): Hebrew name meaning "he is (my) father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Nadab) by God for offering incense contrary to the law.†

ABIYMA'EL (אבימאל): Hebrew name meaning "my father is El (God)." In the bible, this is the name of Joktan's ninth son (of 13), a descendant of Shem.

ABIYMELEK (אבימלך): Hebrew name meaning "Melek is father" or "my father is king." In the bible, this is the name name of several characters, including the king of Gerar who took Abraham's wife Sarah and was forced by God to return her. Also spelled Avimelech.

ABIYNO'AM (אבינעם): Hebrew name meaning "father of pleasantness." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Barak.

ABIYRAM (אבירם): Hebrew name meaning "my father is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses. Also spelled Aviram.

ABIYSHALOWM (אבישלוֹם): Hebrew name meaning "father of peace." In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Rehoboam. Also spelled Avishalom and Avshalom.†

ABIYSHAY (אבישי): Hebrew name meaning "my father is Jesse" or "my father is a gift." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of David's sister Zeruiah. He was the only one to accompany David when he went to the camp of Saul (1 Sam. 26:5-12). Also spelled Avishai.

ABNER: Hebrew name meaning "father of light." In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Saul who was also a commander of his army. In use by the English. Also spelled Avner.

ABRAHAM (אברהם): Hebrew name meaning "father of a multitude." In the bible, this is the name of the founding patriarch of the Israelites. Also spelled Avraham.

ABRAM (אברם): Hebrew name meaning "father of elevation." In the bible, this is Abraham's name before God changed it. Also spelled Avram. Compare with another form of Abram.

ACAPH (אסף): Hebrew name meaning "collector, gatherer." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including King David's chief musician.

ACH'AB (אחאב): Hebrew name composed of the elements 'ach "brother" and 'av "father," hence "brother of father; uncle." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel.

ACHASHVEROSH (אחשורוש): Hebrew form of Babylonian Achshiyarshu, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia.†

ACHAZ (אחז): Greek and Hebrew name meaning "possessing, possessor." In the bible, this is the name of the eleventh king of Judah, son of Jotham. Also spelled Ahaz.†

ACHAZYAH (אחזיה): Hebrew name meaning "God holds" or "whom God holds." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ahab and a son of Jehoram.

ACHIYAM (אחיאם): Hebrew name meaning "mother's brother," i.e. "uncle." In the bible, this is the name of one of King David's warriors.

ACHIYRAM (אחירם): Hebrew name meaning "brother of height." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin.

ACHYAN (אחין): Hebrew name meaning "brotherly" or "fraternal." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Manasseh.

ADAD (אדד): Hebrew name meaning "I shall move softly: I shall love." In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite enemy God raised up to punish Solomon for his sins. Compare with another form of Adad.

ADALYA (אדליא): Hebrew name of Persian derivation, meaning "I shall be drawn up of God." In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Haman.

ADAM (אדם): Hebrew name meaning "earth" or "red." In the bible, this is the name of the first man created by God, the husband of Eve. Compare with another form of Adam.

ADDIE: Compare with feminine Addie.

Pet form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Adi, meaning "my ornament" or "my witness."

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

ADIYN (עדין): Hebrew name meaning "dainty, delicate." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of exiles who returned with Zerubbabel.

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.

ADIYNOW (עדינוֹ): Hebrew name meaning "soft, delicate" or "his ornament." In the bible, this is the name of one of King David's warriors.

ADLAY (עדלי): Hebrew name meaning "justice of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Shaphat, the overseer of David's herds.†

ADNA (עדנא): Hebrew name meaning "pleasure" or "rest." In the bible, this is the name of a priest, and one of the family of Pahath-Moab who returned with Ezra and married a foreign wife.†

ADNAH (עדנה): Hebrew name meaning "pleasure." In the bible, this is the name of a captain in charge of over 300,000 men of Judah in the time of Jehosaphat.

ADONAI (אדני): Because the name of the Hebrew god, Jehovah, is considered too sacred to be spoken, the Jews substitute Adonai, meaning "my Lord."†

ADONIYAH (אדניה): Hebrew name meaning "my Lord is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of the fourth son of David, and a couple of other characters.

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."†

AGRON (אגרוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "correspondence" or "vocabulary."

AHARON (אהרן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Aharown, meaning "light-bringer." In the bible, this is the name of the older brother of Moses.

AHAROWN (אהרן): Hebrew name meaning "light-bringer." In the bible, this is the name of the older brother of Moses.

AHAZ (אחז): Variant spelling of Hebrew Achaz, meaning "possessing, possessor."†

AKAN (עכן): Hebrew name meaning "one who troubles." In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death.†

AKAR (עכר): Variant form of Hebrew Akan, meaning "one who troubles." In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death.†

AKIVA (עקיבא): Variant form of Hebrew Yaakov, meaning "supplanter."

ALEXANDER (Hebrew: אלכסנדר): Anglicized form of Latin Alexandrus (Greek Alexandros), meaning "defender of mankind." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a son of Simon, a relative of the high priest, a Jew in Acts 19:33, and a coppersmith who opposed Paul.

ALIAH (עולה): Variant of Hebrew Alvah (having the letters transposed), meaning "evil, iniquity." In the bible, this is the name of a duke of Edom.†

ALLOWN (אלוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "oak tree." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Simeon.

ALVA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Alvah, meaning "evil, iniquity." Compare with feminine forms of Alva.

ALVAH (עלוה): Hebrew name meaning "evil, iniquity." In the bible, this is the name of a duke of Edom. Also spelled Aliah.†

AMAL (עמל): Hebrew name meaning "heavy, wearisome labor." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Asher. Compare with other forms of Amal.

AMARYAH (אמריה): Hebrew name meaning "whom God spoke of." In the bible, this is the name of a priest who lived in the time of King Jehoshaphat.

AMARYAHU (אמריהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Amaryah, meaning "whom God spoke of."

AMASA (עמשא): Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abigail.

AMASAY (עמשי): Hebrew name meaning "burdensome." In the bible, this is the name of a warrior and chief of the captains, a Kohathite ancestor of Samuel, a priest, and another Kohathite Levite who lived in the time of the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah.†

AMEN (Greek: μήν, Hebrew: אמן): Greek and Hebrew name meaning "truly, so be it, verily." It was a custom which passed over from the synagogues into the Christian assemblies, that when he who had offered up a prayer to God, the others in attendance responded Amen, and thus made the substance of what was uttered their own.†

AMIAS: Short form of Hebrew Amiasaf, meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)."

AMIASAF (עמיאסף): Hebrew name meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)."

AMINADAV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince."

AMIR (1: אמיר, 2: עמית): Compare with another form of Amir.

Hebrew name meaning "mighty, strong."

Hebrew name meaning "sheaf of corn."

AMIT (עמית): Hebrew unisex name meaning "friend." Compare with other forms of Amit.

AMITTAY (אמתי): Hebrew name meaning "my truth." In the bible, this is the name of Jonah's father.

AMIY (אמי): Hebrew name meaning "bond-servant." In the bible, this is the name of a servant of King Solomon.

AMMINADAV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning "servant of the prince."

AMMIY'EL (עמיאל): Hebrew name meaning "one of the family of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a spy from the tribe of Dan who died in the plague.†

AMMIYHUWD (עמיהוּד): Hebrew name meaning "one of the people of Judah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Shemuel.

AMMIYNADAB (עמינדב): Hebrew name meaning "kindred of the prince." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Aram and a son of Kohath. Also spelled Amminadav and Aminadav.

AMMOWN (עמוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "kindred, tribal." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot by his younger daughter.

AMOWC (עמוֹס): Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a man who prophesied in the northern kingdom and authored the Book of Amos.

AMOWN (אמוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "skilled workman." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, a governor of Samaria, and a descendant of one one of Solomon's servants.

AMOWTS (אמוֹץ): Hebrew name meaning "strong." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Isaiah the prophet.

AMRAM (עמרם): Hebrew name meaning "kindred of the Most High." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani, and the father of Moses.†

AMYAS: Variant spelling of Hebrew Amias, meaning "my people have been gathered in (reunited)."

ANAEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Hanael, meaning "graciousness of the Lord." In Jewish lore, this is the name of angel associated with the planet Venus.

ANAH (ענה): Hebrew name meaning "answer." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Zibeon.†

ANAK (ענק): Hebrew name meaning "collar, neck-chain." In the bible, this is the name of the progenitor of the Anakim/Anakites who were descendants of the giant Nephilim. Also spelled Anaq.

ANAN (ענן): Hebrew name meaning "cloud." In the bible, this is the name of one of heads of the people who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. Compare with another form of Anan.

ANANIY (ענני): Hebrew name meaning "my cloud." In the bible, this is the name of the 7th son of Elioenai, descendant of David.

ANANYA (ענניה): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah clouds" or "what Jehovah covers." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Azariah who lived in the time of Nehemiah and assisted in rebuilding the city wall.

ANAQ (ענק): Variant spelling of Hebrew Anak, meaning "collar, neck-chain." In the bible, this is the name of the progenitor of the Anakim/Anakites who were descendants of the giant Nephilim.†

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

ANATH: Hebrew name meaning "answer (to prayer)." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Shamgar.†

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.

ARAM (ארם): Hebrew name meaning "exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of Noah. It is also an ancient name for Syria. Compare with other forms of Aram.

ARDIY (ארדי): Hebrew name meaning "I shall subdue." In the bible, this is the name of a son or grandson of Benjamin.†

ARDOWN (ארדוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "fugitive." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Caleb.

AR'ELIY (אראלי): Hebrew name meaning "lion of God." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad.

ARIAV (אריאב): Hebrew name meaning "father is a lion."

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."†

ARIK (אריק): Pet form of Hebrew Aryeh, meaning "lion." Compare with another form of Arik.

ARIYDAY (ארידי): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning "the lion is enough." In the bible, this is the name of the ninth of Haman's ten sons who were hanged by the Jews.†

ARPAKSHAD (ארפכשד): Hebrew name of foreign origin, possibly meaning "by the border of Asia." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a son of Shem.

ARTACHSHASHTA (ארתחששתא): Hebrew form of Persian Artachshatra, meaning "great warrior" or "lion-king." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Xerxes as emperor of Persia.

ARYE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Aryeh, meaning "lion."†

ARYEH (ארי): Hebrew name meaning "lion." In the bible, this is the name of an officer of king Pekahiah.†

ASAR'EL (אשראל): Hebrew name meaning "whom God has bound (by a vow)." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Judah.

ASHCHUWR (אשחוּר): Hebrew name meaning "blackness." In the bible, this is the name of a son of the father of Temeni.

ASHER (אשר): Hebrew name derived from the word ashar, meaning "happy." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Jacob. In use by the English.

ASHSHUWR (אשוּר): Hebrew name meaning "a step." In the bible, this is the name second son of Shem. It is also a name applied to the nation of Assyria and its people.

ASIF (אסיף): Hebrew name meaning "harvest." Compare with another form of Asif.

ASRIY'EL (אשריאל): Hebrew name meaning "vow of God." In the bible, this is the name of a son and great-grandson of Manasseh, and a son of Gilead.

ATIR (עטיר): Hebrew name meaning "crown, wreath."

ATSEL (אצל): Hebrew name meaning "noble." In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem, and a descendant of Saul.

AVDON (עבדוֹן): Variant form of Hebrew Abdown, meaning "servant, worshiper." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel.

AVI (אבי): Pet form of Hebrew Avraham, meaning "father of a multitude." Also spelled Abi. Compare with feminine Avi.

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

AVIDAN (אבידן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiydan, meaning "my father is judge."†

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

AVIMELECH (אבימלך): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiymelek, meaning "Melek is father" or "my father is king."

AVIRAM (אבירם): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning "my father is mighty."†

AVISHAI (אבישי): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiyshay, meaning "my father is my gift."

AVISHALOM (אבישלוֹם): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace."†

AVIV (אביב): Hebrew name meaning "spring."

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

AVNER (אבניאל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abner, meaning "father of light."

AVRAHAM (אברהם): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."

AVRAM (אברם): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abram, meaning "father of elevation."

AVSALOM (אבשלוֹם): Variant spelling of Hebrew Avshalom, meaning "father of peace."

AVSHALOM (אבשלוֹם): Contracted form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace."†

AYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Ayah, meaning "falcon" or "vulture."

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.

AYAL (איל): Hebrew name meaning "deer, gazelle."

AYALON (אילוֹן): Variant form of Hebrew Ayal, meaning "deer, gazelle."

AZANYAH (אזניה): Hebrew name meaning "God hears." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jeshua.

AZAR'EL (עזראל): Hebrew name meaning "God has helped" or "whom God helps." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Bani, one of King David's warriors, and a priest and musician.

AZARYA (עזריה): Aramaic and Hebrew name meaning "help of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the three young men thrown into the fiery furnace by Nebuchadnezzar.

AZA'ZEL: (עזאזל): Hebrew word (not name), meaning "entire removal" and "scapegoat." In the bible, this word is found in the law of the day of atonement (Leviticus 16:8, 10, 26). It refers to a goat used for sacrifice for the sins of the people. In modern times, Azazel was interpreted as a Satanic, goat-like demon. The name has even been used for the "Angel of Death."

AZAZYAHUW (עזזיהוּ): Hebrew name meaning "Yahweh is mighty." In the bible, this is the name of several minor characters, including the father of Hoshea.

AZIZ (עזיז): Hebrew name derived from the word oz, meaning "might, strength." Compare with another form of Aziz.

AZRIY'EL (עזריאל): Hebrew name composed of the elements 'azar "help" and 'el "God," hence "help of God." In the bible, this is the name of several minor characters.†

BA'AL (Hebrew: בעל): Semitic name of several storm gods, and the first king of Hell who had three heads and commanded 66 legions of demons, derived from the word ba'al, meaning "lord, master" or "possessor." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Reuben, and the grandfather of Saul.

BA'AL-ZEBUWB (בעלזבוּב): Hebrew name meaning "lord of the fly." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.

BANIY (בני): Hebrew name derived from the word banah, meaning "built." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of David's warriors.

BARAQ (ברק): Hebrew name meaning "flash of lightning." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abinoam who, incited by the prophetess Deborah, delivered the Israelites from the yoke of Jabin.†

BARUWK (ברוּך): Hebrew name meaning "blessed." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.

BARZILLAY (ברזלי): Hebrew name meaning "man of iron." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Gileadite leader who helped David against Absalom's rebellion.

BAZAK (בזק): Hebrew name meaning "flash of light."

BELA (בלע): Hebrew name meaning "destruction." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Edom.

BELSHA'TSTSAR (בלשאצר, בלאשצר): Aramaic and Hebrew forms of Babylonian Beltesha'tstsar, meaning "Ba'al's prince" and Bel-Shar-Usur, "Ba'al protect the king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall; he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.

BENAYAH (בניה): Hebrew name meaning "God has built." In the bible, this is the name of the captain of David's guard and many other characters.

BENAYAHU (בניהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Benayah, meaning "God has built." This form of the name also appears in the Old Testament bible.

BEN-OWNIY (בן-אוֹני): Hebrew name meaning "son of my sorrow." In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.

BENYAMIN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."†

BENZECRY: Hebrew patronymic name meaning "son of Zechariah."

BETHUW'EL (בתוּאל): Hebrew name meaning "God destroys" or "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a town and also the name of the father of Rebecca.

BETSALEL (בצלאל): Hebrew name meaning "in the shadow." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite.†

BIGVAY (בגוי): Hebrew name meaning "gardener, husbandman" or "in my bodies." In the bible, this is the name of a man who was a leader amongst the Babylonian exile returnees.

BILHAN (בלהן): Hebrew name meaning "modest." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.

BINYAMIN (בנימין): Hebrew name meaning "son of the right hand." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel, the youngest of Jacob's twelve sons. His original name was Benoni, given to him by his mother who died giving birth to him. Not wanting his son to bear such an ill-omened name, Jacob changed it to Binyamin (Benjamin), a more fortunate name.†

BINYAMIYN: Older spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."

BO'AZ (בעז): Hebrew name meaning "swiftness." In the bible, this is the name of a Bethlehemite who married Ruth.

BRAM: Short form of Hebrew Abram "father of elevation" and Abraham "father of a multitude."

BROS: Hebrew name meaning "cypress tree."

BUWZ (בוּז): Hebrew name meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.

CANCHERIYB (סנחריב): Hebrew form of Akkadian Sinahheeriba, meaning "Sin (moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Assyria, son of Sargon II.

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

CELA (סלע): Hebrew name meaning "a rock." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the capital city of Edom, possibly an early name for Petra.

CHABAQQUWQ (חבקוּק): Hebrew name meaning "embrace." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet.

CHADAD (חדד): Hebrew name meaning "mighty" or "sharpness." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve sons of Ishmael. Also spelled Hadad.

CHADAR (הדר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Hadar, meaning "honor." In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite king.†

CHAGAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaggay, meaning "festive."

CHAGGAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaggay, meaning "festive."

CHAGGAY (חגי): Hebrew name meaning "festive." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Haggai is the Anglicized form.

CHAGGIY (חגי): Hebrew name meaning "festive." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad. Haggi is the Anglicized form.

CHAGI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaggiy, meaning "festive."†

CHAIM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."

CHAKLAI (חייקעל): Hebrew name meaning "farmer."

CHAM (חם): Hebrew name meaning "blackness" or "heat." In the bible, this is the name of Noah's second son. The Anglicized form is Ham.

CHAMMUW'EL (חמוּאל): Hebrew name meaning "heat of God." In the bible, this is the name of a man of Simeon. Also spelled Chamuel. Hamuel is the Anglicized form.†

CHAMRAN (חמרן): Hebrew name meaning "the people is exalted" or "their slime." In the bible, this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau. Amran is the Anglicized form.

CHAMUEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chammuw'el, meaning "heat of God." Also, according to pseudo-Dionysius, this is the name of an archangel.†

CHANAN (חנן): Hebrew name meaning "compassionate, merciful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin. Canan and Hanan are Anglicized forms.

CHANANI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananiy, meaning "gracious" or "favorable."

CHANANIY (חנני): Hebrew name meaning "gracious" or "favorable." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Nehemiah.

CHANANIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananya, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given."

CHANANIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananya, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given."

CHANANYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chananyah, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given."

CHANANYAH (חנניה): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Daniel, a general, a priest, and an officer who lived during the reign of King Uzziah. Hananiah is an Anglicized form.

CHANANYAHU (חנניהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Chananya, meaning "whom Jehovah has graciously given."

CHANIEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Channiy'el, meaning "favored of God."

CHANNIY'EL (חניאל): Hebrew name meaning "favored of God." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Asher.

CHANOCH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chanowk, meaning "dedicated" or "initiated."

CHANOWK (חנוֹך): Hebrew name meaning "dedicated" or "initiated." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah. Enoch is the Anglicized form.

CHASHSHUWB (חשוּב): Hebrew name meaning "considerate." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Pahath-moab.

CHAVILA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chaviylah, meaning "circle."

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

CHAVIYLAH (חוילה): Hebrew name meaning "circle." In the bible, this is the name of a part of Eden through which the river Pison flowed, and the name of a son of Cush after whom a district in Arabia was named. Havilah is the Anglicized form.

CHAYIM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayyim, meaning "life."

CHAYYIM (חיים): Hebrew name derived from the word chayyim, meaning "life."

CHAYYM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayyim, meaning "life."

CHAZA'EL (חזאל): Hebrew name meaning "one who sees God." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Syria.

CHEBER (חבר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Heber, meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)."

CHEBROWN (חברוֹן): Variant form of Hebrew Ebron, meaning "alliance, association."

CHETSROWN (חצרוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "enclosed; surrounded by a wall." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Reuben.

CHEVER (חבר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Cheber, meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)."

CHEVRON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chebrown, meaning "alliance, association."†

CHILKIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chilkiya, meaning "my portion is God."†

CHILKIYA (חלקיה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Chilqiyah, meaning "my portion is God."†

CHILQIYAH (חלקיה): Hebrew name meaning "my portion is God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father of Eliakim, and a High Priest who lived in the time of King Josiah. Also spelled Chilkiya. Hilkiah is the Anglicized form.

CHINAN (חגן): Aramaic and Hebrew name meaning "gracious."

CHIY'EL (חיאל): Hebrew name meaning "God lives." In the bible, this is the name of one of the rebuilders of Jericho.

CHIYRAH (חירה): Hebrew name meaning "a noble race; nobility." In the bible, this is the name of a friend of Judah.

CHIYRAM (חירם): Hebrew name meaning "free-born; noble." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Tyre and the name of the chief architect of Solomon's temple.

CHIZKIYAH (חזקיה): Hebrew name meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

CHIZQIYAH (חזקיה): Hebrew name meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah and several other characters. Also spelled Chizkiyah. Hezekiah, Hizkiah and Hizkijah are Anglicized forms.

CIYCERA (סיסרא): Hebrew name meaning "field of battle." In the bible, this is the name of a Canaanite general and enemy of the Israelites.

COWDIY (סוֹדי): Hebrew name meaning "an acquaintance of God." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Gaddiel.

DAG: Hebrew name meaning "fish." Compare with another form of Dag.

DAN (דן): Short form of Hebrew Daniy, meaning "judge." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's fifth son (of 12).†

DANIY (דני): Hebrew name meaning "judge." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's fifth son (of 12). Dan is the Anglicized form.

DANIYEL (בניאל): Hebrew name meaning "God is my judge." In the bible, this is the name of the hero of the Book of Daniel, who was cast into a den of lions but saved by God.

DANIYYEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Daniyel, meaning "God is my judge."

DAR (בר): Hebrew name meaning both "mother-of-pearl" and "marble."

DARA (דרע): Hebrew name meaning "the arm." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Zerah. Compare with other forms of Dara.

DAR`YAVESH (דריוש): Hebrew form of Persian D‚rayavahush (Latin Darius), meaning "possesses a lot, wealthy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede, son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans.

DATAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Dathan, meaning "belonging to a fountain."

DA'THAN (דתן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Dathan, meaning "belonging to a fountain."

DATHAN (דתן): Hebrew name meaning "belonging to a fountain." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliab who, with his brother Abiram, joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses.

DAVID (דוד, דויד): Hebrew name meaning "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Jesse. David was the second king of Israel and father of King Solomon. As a youth he killed a giant named Goliath with his slingshot.†

DEKEL (דקל): Hebrew name meaning "date/palm tree."

DELAYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Delayah, meaning "God has drawn."

DELAYAH (דליה): Hebrew name meaning "God has drawn." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Zerubbabel.

DELAYAHU (דליהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Delayah, meaning "God has drawn."

DIBRIY (דברי): Hebrew name meaning "my word" or "eloquent." In the bible, this is the name of a man whose daughter married an Egyptian. Also spelled Divri.

DIQLAH (דקלה): Hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning "palm grove." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Joktan.

DIVRI (דברי): Variant spelling of Hebrew Dibriy, meaning "my word" or "eloquent."

DIYSHAN (דישן): Hebrew name meaning "a species of gazelle" or "a thresher." In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Seir.

DODI: Hebrew name meaning "my beloved" or "my uncle." Compare with strictly feminine Dodi.

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.

DORAN (דוֹרן): Hebrew name of Greek origin, meaning "gift." Compare with another form of Doran.

DORON (דוֹרוֹן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Doran, meaning "gift."

DORRAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Doran, meaning "gift."

DOV (דוֹב): Hebrew name meaning "bear."

DOVEV (דוֹבב): Hebrew name meaning "whisper."

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.

EBEN (אבן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Even, meaning "stone."

EBEN-HAEZER (אבן-עזר): Hebrew name meaning "foundation stone, stone of help." In the bible, this is the name of the place where the Israelites were defeated by the Philistines. It is also the name of a memorial stone set up by Samuel after the Israelites got their revenge.†

EBER (עבר): Variant spelling of Greek/Hebrew Heber, meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem. Compare with other forms of Eber.

EBRON (עברוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "alliance, association." In the bible, this is the name of a city in south Judah near where Abraham built an altar. It is also the name of the third son of Kohath and a descendant of Caleb. The Anglicized form is Hebron.

ECHUWD (אחוּד): Hebrew name meaning "joining together, united." In the bible, this is the name of a great grandson of Benjamin.†

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.

EDI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eidi, meaning "my witness." Compare with another form of Edi.

EDOM (אדוֹם): Hebrew name meaning "red." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient kingdom, and a name applied to Esau and his descendants.

EFA (עיפה): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Efah, meaning "darkness" or "gloomy."†

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

EFRAIMA: Variant form of Hebrew Efrayim, meaning "double-land; twin-land."

EFRAYIM (אפרים): Variant spelling of Hebrew Ephrayim, meaning "double-land; twin-land." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph.†

EHUWD (אהוּד): Hebrew name meaning "joining together, united." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bilhan and a judge of Israel.

EIDI (עדי): Hebrew name meaning "my witness."

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

EILAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eylam, meaning "boundless time, eternity."†

EIRAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eran, meaning "awake; vigilant," i.e. "watcher."

EITAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eythan, meaning "enduring, long-lived."†

EL (אל): Hebrew word and name for "God."

ELAD (אלעד): Contracted form of Hebrew El'adah, meaning "whom God puts on."

EL'ADAH (אלעדה): Hebrew name meaning "whom God puts on." In the bible, this is the name of a† descendant of Ephraim.

ELAZAR (אלעזר): Hebrew name meaning "god has helped." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron. In use by the Basques.

ELCHANAN (אלחנן): Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of a warrior of King David's army.

ELDAD (אלדד): Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God" or "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of one of the two Israelites whose prophecies Joshua complained about to Moses.

ELIAV (אליאב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliyab, meaning "my God is Father."

ELIEZAR: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliezer, meaning "God has helped."

ELIEZER (אליעזר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "God has helped." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron.†

ELIHUD (אליהוּד): Hebrew name meaning "my God is majestic."

ELIOR: Hebrew name meaning "my God is light."

ELIY (עלי): Hebrew name meaning "ascending." In the bible, this is the name of a high priest and last of the Judges in the days of Samuel.

ELIYAB (אליאב): Hebrew name meaning "my God is Father." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a leader of the tribe of Zebulun.

ELIYAH (אליה): Hebrew name meaning "the Lord is my God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived during the reign of Ahab.

ELIYAHU: Variant form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning "the Lord is my God."

ELIYHUW (אליהוּ): Hebrew name meaning "He is my God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Job.

ELIYMELEK (אלימלך): Hebrew name meaning "my God is King." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Naomi.

ELIYPHAZ (אלפז): Hebrew name meaning "my God is pure gold." In the bible, this is the name of Job's three friends.

ELIYPHELET (אליפלט): Hebrew name meaning "my God is deliverance." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including King David's youngest son.

ELIYSHA (אלישע): Hebrew name meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who succeeded Elijah.

ELIYSHUWA (אלישוּע): Hebrew name meaning "my God is savior." In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.

ELIYYAHU: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eliyahu, meaning "the Lord is my God."

ELNATAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Elnathan, meaning "God has given" or "whom God gave."

ELNATHAN: Hebrew name meaning "God has given" or "whom God gave." In the bible, this is the name of Jehoiachin's grandfather.

ELPAAL (אלפעל): Hebrew name meaning "God has wrought." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Benjamin.

ELQANAH (אלקנה): Hebrew name meaning either "God has created" or "God has possessed." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the sons of Korah.

ELY: Short form of Hebrew Eliyahu, meaning "the Lord is my God."

ELYACAPH (אליסף): Hebrew name meaning "God increases the family." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Gad.

ELYAQIYM (אליקים): Hebrew name meaning "God will establish." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the steward of King Hezekiah's palace.†

ELYEHOWEYNAY (אליהוֹעיני): Hebrew name meaning "unto God are my eyes." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a Korahite temple doorkeeper.

EMMET (אמת): Hebrew name meaning "truth." The feminine form is spelled Emet. Compare with the feminine Emmet. Compare with another form of Emmet.

EMMETT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Emmet, meaning "truth." Compare with another form of Emmett.

ENOWSH (אנוֹש): Hebrew name meaning "man; human being." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Seth.

EPHER (עפר): Hebrew name meaning "calf" or "gazelle." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ezra.

EPHRAYIM (אפרים): Hebrew name meaning "double-land; twin-land." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph.†

ERAN (ערן): Hebrew name meaning "awake; vigilant," i.e. "watcher." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Ephraim.

EREZ (ארז): Hebrew name meaning "cedar."

ESAV (עשו): Hebrew name meaning "hairy." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebekah, the twin brother of Jacob.

ETAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Eitan, meaning "enduring, long-lived."†

EVEN (אבן): Hebrew name meaning "stone." Compare with another form of Even.

EVEN-EZER (אבן-עזר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Eben-haezer, meaning "foundation stone, stone of help." In the bible, this is the name of the place where the Israelites were defeated by the Philistines. It is also the name of a memorial stone set up by Samuel after the Israelites got their revenge.†

EVER (עבר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Heber, meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem.

EVRON (עברן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Ebron, meaning "alliance, association."

EYAL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ayal, meaning "deer, gazelle."

EYLAM: (עילם): Hebrew name meaning "boundless time, eternity." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Shem. Related to Egyptian Olam.

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.

EYTHAN (אזרחי): Hebrew name meaning "enduring, long-lived." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of Judah.

EZAR: Short form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my god has helped."

EZRA (עזרא): Hebrew name meaning "help." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the book of Ezra.

EZRAH (עזרה): Hebrew name meaning "help." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jether, Mered, Epher and Jalon.

FLINT: Jewish ornamental name, meaning "shotgun." Compare with another form of Flint.

GABRIYEL (גבריאל): Hebrew name meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." In the bible, this is the name of an archangel.

GAD (גד): Hebrew name meaning "troop." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet and the seventh son of Jacob by Zilpah. Compare with other forms of Gad.

GADDIYEL (גדיאל): Hebrew name meaning "God is my fortune." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve scouts sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.

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

GALAL (גלל): Hebrew name meaning "influential." In the bible, this is the name of two characters, a son of Asaph and a son of Jeduthun. Compare with another form of Galal.

GALIL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Galiyl, meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring."†

GALIYL (גליל): Hebrew name meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring." In the bible, this is the name of a circuit or ring (Galilee) of the Gentiles.†

GAMAL (גמל): Hebrew name meaning "camel." Compare with another form of Gamal.

GAMLIYEL (גמליאל): Hebrew name meaning "God is my reward." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Manasseh.

GAVRI (גברי): Variant form of Hebrew Gavriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."

GAVRIE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gavri, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."

GAVRIEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."†

GEDALIAHU: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gedalyahu, meaning "God is great."

GEDALYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gedalyah, meaning "God is great."

GEDALYAH (גדליה): Hebrew name meaning "God is great." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the governor of Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar.

GEDALYAHU (גדליהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Gedalyah, meaning "God is great."

GEMARIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gemarya, meaning "God has accomplished."

GEMARYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gemaryah, meaning "God has accomplished."†

GEMARYAH (גמריה): Hebrew name meaning "God has accomplished." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Hilkiah who bore Jeremiah's letter to the captive Jews.

GEMARYAHU (גמריהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Gemaryah, meaning "God has accomplished." In the bible, this is the name of one of the nobles who lived in the time of Jeremiah.

GERA (גרא): Hebrew name meaning "a grain." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Benjamin.

GERAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gera, meaning "a grain."

GERESHOM (גרשם): Hebrew name meaning "exile, expulsion." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Moses.

GERESHOWN (גרשוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "exile, expulsion." In the bible, this is the name of the first son of Levi.†

GIDAL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."

GIDDEL (גדל): Hebrew name meaning "too great; giant." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of temple slaves, and the head of the descendants of Solomon's servants.

GIDEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."

GIDI: Pet form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."

GIDON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."

GIDOWN (גדעוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior." In the bible, this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.

GIL (גיל): Hebrew name meaning "joy." Compare with other forms of Gil.

GIL-AD (גיל-עד): Hebrew name meaning "hard, stony region."

GILAD (גלעד): Hebrew name meaning "hard, stony region." In the bible, this is the name of region east of the Jordan River. It is also the name of several characters, including a grandson of Manasseh.

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

GOLYAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Golyath, meaning "exile."†

GOLYATH (גלית): Hebrew name meaning "exile." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es-Safi, bears two Proto-Semitic names (alwt and wlt) which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC, very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived.†

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. Compare with another form of Gomer.

GOWG (גוֹג): Hebrew name meaning "mountain." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog.†

HABACUC: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chabaqquwq, meaning "embrace."

HADAD (חדד): Hebrew name meaning "mighty." In the bible, this is the name of two kings of Edom, and a son of Ishmael. Compare with other forms of Hadad.

HADAR (הדר): Hebrew name meaning "honor." In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite king. Also spelled Chadar.

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

HAIM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."

HAMAN (המן): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning "magnificent." In the bible, this is the name of a wicked prime minister.

HANAEL: Variant form of Hebrew Channiy'el, meaning "favored of God."†

HAYYM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."

HAYYIM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."

HEBEL (הבל): Hebrew name meaning "breath, breathing." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain. Also spelled Hevel.

HEBER (Greek: βέρ, Hebrew: עבר): Greek and Hebrew name meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem. Compare with another form of Heber.

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

HEVEL (הבל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Hebel, "breath, breathing."†

HEYLEL (הילל): Hebrew name meaning "light-bringer." In the bible, this is a name for the morning star (Lucifer) and the honorific title of a Babylonian king. Lucifer is the Latin translation of this name.

HILLEL (חלל): Hebrew name meaning "praising, singing." In the bible, this is the name of the father of judge Abdon.

HOSHA'NA (הוֹשע-נא): Hebrew unisex name derived from hosha'na, meaning "deliver us." In the bible, this was the cry of the people who recognized Jesus as the Messiah when he entered Jerusalem.

HOWSHEA (הוֹשע): Hebrew name meaning "salvation." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the author of the Book of Hosea.

HYAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."

IBRIY (עברי): Hebrew name derived from the name Ever ("the region beyond; the other side"), hence "Hebrew." In the bible, this is the name of a Merarite Levite. Abraham was called Ivri because he came from ever "the other side."

IKAVOD: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning "inglorious; without glory."†

ILAN (אילן): Hebrew name meaning "tree."

IMMANUW'EL (עמנוּאל): Hebrew name meaning "God is with us." In the bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah.

IMRIY (אמרי): Hebrew name meaning "eloquent." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.

ITTAY (אתי): Hebrew name meaning "neighboring" or "with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David's warriors.

ITZHAK: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."†

IVRI (עברי): Variant spelling of Hebrew Ibriy, meaning "Hebrew."

IVTZAN (אבצן): Hebrew name meaning "coated with zinc."

IY-KABOWD (אי-וכבוֹד): Hebrew name meaning "inglorious; without glory." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.

IYOV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyowb, meaning "hated, oppressed."†

IYOWB (איוֹב): Hebrew name meaning "hated, oppressed." In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God. Job is the Anglicized form.

IYTHAMAR (איתמר): Hebrew name meaning "land of palms." In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron.†

IYTHIYEL (איתיאל): Hebrew name meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.

IYRA (עירא): Hebrew name meaning "watchful of a town." In the bible, this is the name of one king David's officers and two of his warriors.

IYYOV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyov, meaning "hated, oppressed."

KAFZIEL (קפציאל): Hebrew name meaning "speedy one of God." In Jewish legend, this is the name of an angel. Unlike most of the other angels, Kafziel is a watcher, rather than a doer. He is called the angel of solitude and tears, and presides over the deaths of kings. Kafziel is associated with the Seventh Heaven, the planet Saturn, and has been worshiped by Satanists. He is also known by the Latin name Cassiel.

KALEB (כלב): Hebrew name meaning "dog" or "rabid." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses. Also spelled Kalev.

KALEBH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid."

KALEV (כלב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid." Compare with another form of Kalev.

KALIL (כליל): Hebrew name meaning "crown, wealth." Compare with another form of Kalil.

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

KARMIY (כרמי): Hebrew name meaning "a vinedresser" or "my vineyard." In the bible, this is the name of a Judaite, father of Achan, and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.

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

KASHTI (קשתי): Hebrew name meaning "my bow; my rainbow."

KEHAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kehath, meaning "assembly."†

KEHATH (קהת): Variant form of Hebrew Qehath, meaning "assembly."†

KENANIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kenanyah, meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends."

KENANYAH (כנניה): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem.

KESED (כשד): Hebrew name meaning "increase." In the bible, this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor. Chesed is the Anglicized form.

KORACH (קרח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Qorach, meaning "bald" or "ice." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron.†

KOWRESH (כרש): Hebrew form of Persian KŻrush, meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews.†

KUSH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kuwsh, meaning "black," i.e. "Ethiopian."†

KUWSH (כוּש): Hebrew name meaning "black," i.e. "Ethiopian." In the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah. The Anglicized form is Cush.

LABAN (לבן): Hebrew name meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.

LAEL (לאל): Hebrew name meaning "belonging to God" or "by God." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Gershon family.

LAPIYDOWTH (לפידוֹת): Hebrew name meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.

LAVAN (לבן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Laban, meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.

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

LECHIY (לחי): Hebrew name derived from the biblical name of a place near the border of the hill-country of Judah, meaning "cheek" or "jaw." The place is noted for being the location of Samson's killing of 1000 men with the jawbone of an ass.

LEMEK (למך): Hebrew name meaning "powerful." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah.†

LEMMY: Pet form of English Lemuel and Hebrew Lemuwel, meaning "by God" or "for God."†

LEMUWEL (למוּאל): Hebrew name meaning "by God" or "for God." In the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly Solomon.†

LEV (לב): Hebrew name meaning "heart." Compare with other forms of Lev.

LEVIY (לוי): Hebrew name derived from the word lewi, meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.

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

LIAM (לי-עם): Hebrew name meaning "my nation, my people." Compare with another form of Liam.

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

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

LOCHESH (לוֹחש): Hebrew name meaning "whisper." In the bible, this is the name of a Babylonian exile returnee.

LOWT (לוֹט): Hebrew name meaning "covering, veil." In the bible, this is the name of a nephew of Abraham and father of Moab.

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.

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.

MACHLI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick."†

MACHLIY: (מחלי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.

MACHLON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick."†

MACHLOWN (מחלוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.

MADAY (מדי): Hebrew name meaning "middle" or "middle land." In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.

MAHIR (מהיר): Hebrew name meaning "expert, skilled" or "speedy."

MAKSIM (מקסים): Hebrew name meaning "enchanting, attractive." Compare with another form of Maksim.

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.

MALAKAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning "my messenger."

MALAKIY (מלאכי): Hebrew name meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.

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

MAN: Short form of Hebrew Immanuw'el (English Immanuel), meaning "God is with us."

MANI (מני): Pet form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." Compare with another form of Mani.

MANNI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Mani, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." Compare with other forms of Manni.

MASA (משא): Variant spelling of Hebrew Massa, meaning "burden." Compare with another form of Masa.

MASSA (משא): Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.

MATAN (מתן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.

MATANYA (מתניה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God."

MATITYA (מתתיה): Contracted form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."

MATITYAHU (מתתיהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Matitya, meaning "gift of God."

MATTAN (מתן): Hebrew name meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.

MATTANYAH (מתניה): Hebrew name meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters; this was Zedekiah's name before the captivity; he changed it after becoming Judah's last king.

MATTATHIA (מתתיהוּ): Hebrew form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."

MATTITHYAH (מתתיה): Hebrew name meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.

MATTITHYAHU (מתתיהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."

MEIR (מאיר): Hebrew name meaning "giving light."

MELEK (מלך): Hebrew name meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.

MENACHEM (מנחם): Hebrew name meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.

MENASHE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.

MENASHSHEH (מנשה): Hebrew name meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.

MEONOTHAI (מעוֹנתי): Hebrew name meaning "habitations of Jehovah" or "my habitations." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ophrah.

MERARIY (מררי): Hebrew name meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.

MERED (מרד): Hebrew name meaning "rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra.

MERODACH (מרדך): Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), meaning "thy rebellion." In biblical times, this was the name of a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims. Mordechai is a related name.

MESHEK (משך): Hebrew name meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.

MESHULAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam, meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.

MESHULLAM (משלם): Hebrew name meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Zerubbabel.†

METHUWSHAEL (מתוּשאל): Hebrew name meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.

METHUWSHELACH (מתוּשלח): Hebrew name meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.†

METUSHELACH (מתוּשלח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.†

MEYDAD (מידד): Hebrew name meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.

MEYER: Variant spelling of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."

MICHA'EL (מיכאל): Variant form of Hebrew Miyka'el, meaning "who is like God?"†

MIDYAN (מדין): Hebrew name meaning "strife, war." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.

MIYKA'EL (מיכאל): Hebrew name meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the prince of Angels, the first archangel who was closest to God.

MIYKA (מיכא): Hebrew name meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.

MIYKAH (מיכה): Hebrew name meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet. The Anglicized form is Michah.

MORAG (מוֹרג): Hebrew unisex name meaning "threshing board." Compare with strictly feminine Morag.

MORDEKAY (מרדכי): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man." In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.

MORDIKAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man."

MOSHE (משה): Hebrew name meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.†

MOSS: Medieval Jewish form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out." Compare with another form of Moss.

MOWAB (מוֹאב): Hebrew name meaning "water," i.e. "seed," hence "of his father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot.

NACHOWR (נחוֹר): Hebrew name meaning "snoring" or "snorting." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Terah and brother of Abraham.

NACHUM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nachuwm, meaning "comfort." In the bible, this is the name of a minor prophet who foretold the fall of Nineveh.

NACHUWM (נחוּם): Hebrew name meaning "comfort." In the bible, this is the name of a minor prophet who foretold the fall of Nineveh.

NADAB: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nadav, meaning "generous." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Abihu) by God for offering incense contrary to the law.†

NADAV (נדב): Hebrew name meaning "generous." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Abihu) by God for offering incense contrary to the law.†

NADIR (נדיר): Hebrew name meaning "oath."

NAPHTALIY (נפתלי): Hebrew name meaning "my strife" or "wrestling." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Jacob and Bilhah.

NAT: Short form of Hebrew Nathan, meaning "a giver" or "whom God gave." Compare with another form of Nat.

NATAN (נתן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Nathan, meaning "a giver" or "whom God gave."†

NATE: Short form of Hebrew Nathan, meaning "a giver" or "whom God gave."

NATHAN (נתן): Hebrew name meaning "a giver" or "whom God gave." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David. Compare with another form of Nathan.

NEBO (נבוֹ): Variant spelling of Hebrew Nebow, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet." In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in Moab, a city in Judah, and the name of the mountain where Moses died.

NEBOW (נבוֹ): Hebrew form of Babylonian Nabu, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet." In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in Moab, a city in Judah, and the name of the mountain where Moses died.

NEBUWKADNETSTSAR (נבוּכדנאצר): Hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning "Nebo, defend my crown" or "Nebo, defend my firstborn son." In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.

NECHEMIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemya, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."

NECHEMIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemya, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."

NECHEMYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nechemyah, meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts."

NECHEMYAH (נחמיה): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah comforts" or "whom Jehovah comforts." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a governor of Judah under the Persian king Artachshatra.

NEDABYAH (נדביה): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah impels." In the bible, this is the name of one of the sons of king Jehoiachin of Judah.

NEQOWDA (נקוֹרא): Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.

NERIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Neriya, meaning "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.

NERIYA (נריה): Hebrew name meaning "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.

NERIYAHU (נריהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Neriya, meaning "light of the Lord."

NES (נס): Hebrew name meaning "miracle."

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

NETANEL (נתנאל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Nethanel, meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave."†

NETANYA (נתנה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Nethanyah, meaning "given of Jehovah" or "whom Jehovah gave."†

NETHANEL (נתנאל): Hebrew name meaning "given of God" or "whom God gave." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jesse.

NETHANYAH (נתנה): Hebrew name meaning "given of Jehovah" or "whom Jehovah gave." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of the murderer of Gedaliah.

NEVO: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nebo, meaning "Mercury" and "prophet."

NIMROWD (נמרוֹד): Hebrew name meaning "rebel." In the bible, this is the name of a great-grandson of Noah who was a renowned hunter.

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

NOACH (נח): Hebrew name meaning "rest." In the bible, this is the name of the last antediluvian patriarch, the main character of the flood story.†

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

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

NOGAHH (נגה): Hebrew name meaning "shining splendor," as of the fire or the sun. In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.

NUWN (נוּן): Hebrew name meaning "fish." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joshua.

OBADYAH (עוֹבדיה): Hebrew name meaning "servant of God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.

OBED EDOWN (עבדאדם): Hebrew name meaning "servant of Edom" or "he who serves the Edomites." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite and a Gittite.

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

OMER (עמר): Hebrew name derived from the word omer, meaning "sheaf." In the bible, this is "a measure" of dry things, containing the tenth part of an Ephah.

OMRIY (עמרי): Hebrew name meaning "pupil of Jehovah" or "servant of Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Israel.

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.†

OREN (ארן): Hebrew name, denoting a lofty tree that gives off a tremulous sound when shaken by the wind; various translations include: "ash," "cedar," "elder," "fir," and "pine." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Judah.

ORI (אוֹרי): Hebrew name meaning "my light."

OSHER (עשר): Hebrew name meaning "happiness."

OTHNIYEL (עתניאל): Hebrew name meaning "lion of God." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Kenaz.

OVADIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ovadya, meaning "servant of God."

OVADYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Obadyah, meaning "servant of God."

OVED: Variant spelling of Hebrew Owbed, meaning "serving, worshiping."

OWBED (עוֹבד): Hebrew name meaning "serving, worshiping." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ruth.†

OWDED (עדד): Hebrew name meaning "restorer." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Azariah, and the name of a prophet who lived in the time of King Ahaz.

OWMAR (אוֹמר): Hebrew name meaning "eloquent, talkative" or "speaker." In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Esau.

OWN (אוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "vigor" or "wealth." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Korah group.

OWNAM (אוֹנם): Hebrew name meaning "vigorous, strong." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jada.†

OWPHIYR (ריפוֹא, רפוֹא, ריפא): Hebrew name meaning "gold" or "reducing to ashes." In the bible, this is the name for gold and its characteristics, the name of a land or city, and the name of the eleventh son of Joktan.

PACHATH-MOWAB (פחת-מוֹאב): Hebrew name meaning "governor of Moab" and "pit of Moab." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub.†

PALLUW (פלוּא): Hebrew name meaning "distinguished." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.

PAROH (פרעה): Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "great house." In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.

PEQACHYAH (פקחיה): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah sees" or "whose eyes Jehovah opened." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Samaria, the son of king Menahem.

PINCHAS (פנחס): Variant spelling of Hebrew Piynechac, a form of Egyptian Panhsj ("the Nubian"), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning "mouth of brass."†

PIYNECHAC (פינחס): Hebrew form of Egyptian Panhsj ("the Nubian"), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning "mouth of brass." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Eleazar.†

QAYIN (קין): Hebrew name meaning "acquired, possessed." In the bible, this is the name of Adam and Eve's first son who killed his brother Abel. The Anglicized form is Cain.

QEHATH (קהת): Hebrew name meaning "assembly." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Levi and a grandson of Jacob.

QEINAN : Variant spelling of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning "possession."†

Q NĀN: Tiberian form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning "possession."

QENAZ (קנז): Hebrew name meaning "hunter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.

QEYNAN (קינן): Hebrew name meaning "possession." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh.

QORACH (קרח): Hebrew name meaning "bald" or "ice." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron.†

RAANAN (רענן): Hebrew name meaning "fresh, luxuriant."

RAB: Variant spelling of Hebrew Rav, meaning "great" or "teacher." Compare with another form of Rab.

RABI (רבי): Hebrew name meaning "my teacher." Compare with another form of Rabi.

RAFA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Rapha, meaning "feeble, flaccid, weak," i.e. "a shade" living in Hades, void of blood and animal life; therefore weak and languid like a sick person, but still able to think.†

RAM (רם): Hebrew name meaning "high." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.

RAMAH (רעמה): Hebrew name meaning "a lofty place." In the bible, this is the name of many places, including a place of battle between Israel and Syria.†

RAPHA (רפא): Hebrew name meaning "feeble, flaccid, weak," i.e. "a shade" living in Hades, void of blood and animal life; therefore weak and languid like a sick person, but still able to think. In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin and a descendent of Saul.

RAV (רב): Hebrew name meaning "great" or "teacher."

RAVID (רביד): Hebrew name meaning "jewelry, ornament."

REBA (רבע): Hebrew name meaning "a fourth part." In the bible, this is the name of one of the five kings of Midian. Compare with feminine Reba.

RECHABAM (רחבעם): Hebrew name meaning "who enlarges the people." In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Solomon, who governed the kingdom of Judah.

REFAEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Rephael, meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel.

REMIEL (רעמיאל): Hebrew form of Arabic Ramiel ("thunder of God"), meaning "mercy of God." In Christian and Islamic tradition, this is the name of a Watcher. He is one of the seven archangels listed in the Book of Enoch. He is the angel of hope, and has two main duties: he is responsible for divine visions, and guides the souls of the faithful to Heaven. It is also said that he is the archangel who was responsible for the destruction of the armies of Sennacherib.†

REPHAEL (רפאל): Hebrew name meaning "healed of God" or "whom God has healed." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed-edom. In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel.

REUVEN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning "behold, a son!"

REUWBEN (ראוּבן): Hebrew name meaning "behold, a son!" In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.

REVA (רבע): Variant spelling of Hebrew Reba, meaning "a fourth part."

RƏUWEL (רעואל): Hebrew name meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefully together with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir of Principalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He is the angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified with the angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angel who opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon, an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similar figure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumerian texts as Rig.†

RIMMOWN (רמוֹן): Hebrew name of uncertain origin, meaning "pomegranate." In the bible, this is the name of several places, the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth.†

RINA: Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Rinnah, meaning "shouting for joy." Compare with strictly feminine 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.

RO'I (1-רוֹעי, 2-ראי): Hebrew name meaning 1) "my shepherd" or 2) "my seer."

RON (רוֹן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "joy, song." Compare with another form of Ron.

RONI (רוֹני): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my joy" or "my song." Compare with strictly feminine Roni.

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.†

SABA (סבא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "aged, old." Compare with another form of Saba.

SABATH: Variant form of Hebrew Shabat, meaning "rest, Sabbath."

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 strictly masculine Saba.

SAMA'EL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Samael, the name of an Angel of Death, meaning "whom God makes" and "venom of God."

SAMAEL (סמאל): In Jewish mythology, this is the name of an archangel, a fallen angel, the Angel of Death or Poison, the accuser, seducer, and destroyer famously known as The Grim Reaper. He is said to be both good and evil, having been one of the heavenly host. He rules over seven habitations called Sheba Ha-yechaloth, infernal realms of the Earth. The Talmud states: "the evil Spirit, Satan, and Sama'el the Angel of Death, are the same"; and Samael is also therein equated with the biblical serpent who tempted Eve in the Garden of Eden. He is called the Prince of Darkness and chief of the Dragons of Evil and is held responsible for the scorching wind of the desert called the simoom. It is probably the Hebrew form of Syrian Shemal ("left"), but composed of 'el "god" and suwm "to create" or "to place, to set," hence "whom God makes." It is also sometimes rendered "venom of God." Also spelled Samil and Sammael.

SAMIL: Variant form of Hebrew Samael, the name of an Angel of Death, meaning "whom God makes" and "venom of God."

SAMMAEL (סמאל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Samael, the name of an Angel of Death, meaning "whom God makes" and "venom of God."

SARAF: Variant spelling of Hebrew Saraph, meaning "burning one" or "serpent."

SARAPH (שרף): Hebrew name meaning "burning one" or "serpent." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shelah. It is also the name of a species of venomous serpents mentioned in Numbers 21:6, and the name of an order of six-winged angels mentioned by Isaiah who attend upon God.

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

SEIYR (שעיר): Hebrew name meaning "hairy, rough." In the bible, this is the name of several place, and the name of a patriarch of the Horites.

SHABAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Shabbath, meaning "rest, Sabbath."

SHABBATH (שבת): Hebrew name meaning "rest, Sabbath." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the seventh day of the week, a day of rest.

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

SHADRACH (שדרך): Hebrew name meaning "little friend of the king" or "rejoicing in the way." In the bible, this is a name given to Hananiah in the court of Babylon."

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

SHAI (שי): Aramaic and Hebrew name meaning "gift."

SHALLUWM (שלוּם): Hebrew name meaning "retribution." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the husband of Huldah the prophetess.

SHALOM (שלוֹם): Hebrew name derived from the word shalowm, meaning "peace," or perhaps more correctly, of body, "healthy and sound."

SHAMGAR (שמגר): Hebrew name, possibly meaning "sword." In the bible, this is the name of a judge of Israel an son of Anath.

SHAMIYR (שמיר): Hebrew name meaning "a sharp point," hence "thorn." In the bible, this is the name of two towns.

SHAMUWR (שמוּעה): Hebrew name meaning "a message, tidings" or "that which is heard." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite.

SHANI (שני): Hebrew unisex name meaning "crimson red." Compare with another form of Shani.

SHAPHAT (שפט): Hebrew name meaning "to erect" or "to judge." In the bible, this is the name of the father of the prophet Elisha, and several other characters.

SHARAR (שרר): Hebrew name meaning "enemy" or "to be firm, hard." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ahiam.

SHAUWL (שאוּל): Hebrew name meaning "asked for, desired." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the first king of Israel.

SHAY: Variant spelling of Aramaic/Hebrew Shai, meaning "gift." Compare with another form of Shay.

SHEALTIYEL (שאלתיאל): Hebrew name meaning "borrowed from God." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Zerubbabel.

SHEFATYA (שץטיה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Shephatyah, meaning "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David.†

SHEBA (1-שבא, 2-שבע): Compare with feminine Sheba.

Hebrew name meaning "oath" or "seven." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Joktan.†

Hebrew name meaning "seven." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite, a Gadite, and a town.

SHELACH (שלח): Hebrew name meaning "a missile, weapon." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Arphaxad.

SHELAH: Hebrew name meaning "a petition, prayer." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Judah. Compare with another form of Shelah.

SHELOMIY (שלוֹמי): Hebrew name meaning "my peace" or "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of the father of a leader of the tribe of Asher.

SHELOMOH (שלמה): Hebrew name meaning "peaceable." In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of David who became the third king of Israel.

SHELUMIYEL (שלוּמיאל): Hebrew name meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of Simeon.

SHEM (שם): Hebrew name meaning "conspicuous position, name, renown, sigma." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Noah.

SHEMAYAH (שמעיה): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah has answered" or "whom Jehovah has heard." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a prophet who lived in the time of Rehoboam.

SHEMER (שמר): Hebrew name meaning "dregs (of wine)." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the owner of the hill where Samaria was built.†

SHEMUWEL (שמוּאל): Hebrew name meaning "heard of God," "his name is El," or "name of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Elkanah by Hannah.

SHEPHATYAH (שץטיה): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David.†

SHET: Variant spelling of Hebrew Sheth, meaning "buttocks."

SHETH (שת): Hebrew name meaning "buttocks." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Adam and Eve.

SHEVA (שבע): Variant spelling of Hebrew Sheba, meaning "oath" or "seven." Compare with feminine Sheva.

SHIMEON: Variant form of Hebrew Shimown, meaning "hearkening."

SHIMIY (שמעי): Hebrew name meaning "famous, renowned." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah.

SHIMON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Shimown, meaning "hearkening."

SHIMOWN (שמעוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "hearkening." In the bible, this is the name of a tribe of Israel as well as the name of the second son of Jacob and Leah.†

SHIMSHON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Shimshown, meaning "like the sun."

SHIMSHOWN (שמשוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of a powerful hero who was betrayed by his mistress Delila.

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

SHIYLOH (שילה): Contracted form of Hebrew shai lo, of uncertain etymology, possibly meaning "he who is to be sent," "he whose it is," "peaceable one" "place of rest" or "rest, tranquility." In the bible, this is a place name and also possibly a reference to the Messiah.

SHLOMI (שלוֹמי): Contracted form of Hebrew Shelomiy, meaning "my peace" or "peaceful."†

SHLOMO (שלמה): Contracted form of Hebrew Shelomoh, meaning "peaceable."†

SHMUEL: Contracted form of Hebrew Shemuwel, meaning "heard of God," "his name is El," or "name of God."†

SHLUMIEL (שלוּמיאל): Contracted form of Hebrew Shelumiyel, meaning "friend of God." In the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of Simeon.

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

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

SIMIEL: According to Pope Gregory I, this is the name of an archangel. It may be a short form of Hebrew Yesiymael (Jesimiel), meaning "whom God makes" or "whom God makes grow old." Samael is also sometimes rendered "venom of God."

TAHMID (תמיד): Perhaps from the Hebrew word tamid, meaning "flame."†

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

TALMAY (תלמי): Hebrew name meaning "abounding in furrows." In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of King David.

TAM (תם): Hebrew name meaning "complete, whole" or "honest." Compare with another form of Tam.

TAMID (תמיד): Perhaps from the Hebrew word tamid, meaning "flame." Compare with another form of Tamid.

TAMIR (תמיר): Masculine form of Hebrew Tamar, meaning "palm tree."

TAMUR (תמוּר): Masculine form of Hebrew Tamar, meaning "palm tree."

TEL: Short form of Hebrew Telem, meaning "injure, oppress." Compare with another form of Tel.

TELEM (טלם): Hebrew name meaning "injure, oppress." In the bible, this is the name of a town in the tribe of Judah, and the name of a Levite gatekeeper who was among the returning exiles.

TERACH (תרח): Hebrew name meaning "delay" and "station." In the bible, this is the name of a place in the wilderness where the Israelites stopped on their Exodus. It is also the name of the father of Abraham.

TEYMAN (תימן): Hebrew name meaning "on the right, south." In the bible, this is the name of the city, country, and people of Idumea, and the name of a descendant of Esau.

TEYMENIY (תימני): Hebrew name meaning "from Teman" or "southerner." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ashur.

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

TIYRAC (תירס): Hebrew name meaning "desire." In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Noah. The Anglicized form is Tiras.

TOBIH (טוֹבת): Hebrew name meaning "good" or "my God." In the Apocrypha, this is the name of the hero of the Book of Tobit.

TOMER (תוֹמר): Hebrew name meaning "tall, stately," like a palm tree.

TOVIT (טוֹבת): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tobit, meaning "good."†

TOVIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Toviya, meaning "God is good."

TOVIYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Towbiyah, meaning "God is good."†

TOVIYYAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Towbiyah, meaning "God is good."†

TOWBIYAH (טוֹביה): Hebrew name meaning "God is good." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled Toviya.

TSADOWQ (צדוֹק): Hebrew name meaning "just, righteous." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest of Israel.

TZALMON (צלמוֹן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsalmown, meaning "shady." In the bible, this is the name of one of king David's warriors.

TSALMOWN (צלמוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "shady." In the bible, this is the name of one of king David's warriors.

TSELOPHCHAD (צלפחד): Hebrew name meaning "first rupture; fracture," taken to mean "first-born." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe Manasseh.

TSEPHANYAH (צפניה): Hebrew name meaning "hidden by God" or "protected by God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the ninth of the minor prophets. Zephaniah is the English form.

TSIBOWN (צבעוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "versi-colored." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Anah and a son of Seir.

TSIDQIYAH (צדקיה): Hebrew name meaning "righteousness of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the name which Mattaniah adopted after becoming (the last) king of Judah. The Anglicized form is Zedekiah.

TSIYOWN (ציוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "sunny or parched place." In the bible, this is another name for Jerusalem, the city of David, and its inhabitants who are also called the daughter of Tsiyown/Zion.

TSUWPH (צוּף): Hebrew name meaning "flow, overflow," hence "honey as dropping." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Elkanah.

TUVAL (תוּבל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tuwbal, meaning "thou shall be brought."†

TUVIYA (טוּביה): Hebrew name meaning "God is good." In the bible, this is the name of a Babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled Toviya.

TUVYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Tuviya, meaning "God is good."

TUWBAL (תוּבל): Hebrew name meaning "thou shall be brought." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.

TUWBAL QAYIN (תוּבל קין): Hebrew name meaning "though shall be brought of Cain." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech, said to be an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron.

TZADOK (צדוֹק): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsadowq, meaning "just, righteous."

TZAFRIR (צפריר): Hebrew form of Greek Zephyr ("west wind"), meaning "morning breeze."

TZALMON (צלמוֹן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsalmown, meaning "shady." In the bible, this is the name of one of king David's warriors.

TZEFANYA (צפניה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsephanyah, meaning "hidden by God" or "protected by God."†

TZELAFCHAD (צלפחד): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tselophchad, meaning "first rupture; fracture," taken to mean "first-born."

TZEVI (צבי): Hebrew name meaning "deer, gazelle."†

TZIDKIYA (צדקיה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsidqiyah, meaning "righteousness of the Lord."†

TZIYON (ציוֹן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsiyown, meaning "sunny or parched place."†

TZUF (צוּף): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsuwph, meaning "flow, overflow," hence "honey as dropping." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Elkanah.

TZURI (צוּרי): Hebrew name meaning "my rock."

TZVI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Tzevi, meaning "deer, gazelle."

UD (אוּד): Hebrew name meaning "firebrand."

UDI (אוּדי): Pet form of Hebrew Ehuwd, meaning "joining together, united."

UDIEL (אוּדיאל): Hebrew name meaning "torch of the Lord."

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

UNNIY (עני): Hebrew name meaning "afflicted, depressed." In the bible, this is the name of two Levites.

UPAZ (אוּפז): Hebrew name meaning "gold."

URIAHU: Variant spelling of Hebrew Uriyahu, meaning "flame of Jehovah" or "God is my light."†

URION: Variant spelling of Hebrew Uryon, meaning "flame" or "light."

URIYAH (אוּריה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Uwriyah, meaning "flame of Jehovah" or "God is my light."†

URIYAHU: Variant form of Hebrew Uriyah, meaning "flame of Jehovah" or "God is my light."

UR-MALKI (אוּר-מלכי): Hebrew name meaning "my king is light."

URYAN (אוּרין): Hebrew name of Aramaic origin, meaning "light."

URYON (אוּריוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "flame" or "light."

UTZ (עוּץ): Variant spelling of Hebrew Uwts, meaning "soft and sandy earth" or "to consult." Compare with another form of Utz.

UWR (אוּר): Hebrew name meaning "flame or light of fire," also possibly "revelation." In the bible, this is the native place of Abraham, the city of the Chaldeans, and a center of moon worship. The Persian form of Uwr/Ur is Urim, also meaning "fire, flame." According to the Book of Jubilees, the city of Uwr/Ur was named by Ur, son of Kesed.

UWRIY (אוּרי): Hebrew name meaning "fiery" or "my flame, my light." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a prince of Judah.

UWRIYAH (אוּריה): Hebrew name meaning "flame of Jehovah" or "God is my light." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the husband of Bathsheba, and a prophet slain by Jehoiakim.†

UWRIYEL (אוּריאל): Hebrew name meaning "flame of God" or "light of the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite, and the maternal grandfather of Abijah.†

UWTHAY (עוּתי): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah helps." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ammihud and a son of Bigvai.†

UWTS (עוּץ): Hebrew name meaning "soft and sandy earth" or "to consult." In the bible, this is the name of the country of Job, a son of Aram, a son of Nahor, and a son of Dishan.†

UWZAL (אוּזל): Hebrew name of uncertain derivation, possibly meaning "to depart, to leave," "to be flooded," or "to be exhausted." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Joktan.

UZA (עזה, עזא): Variant spelling of Hebrew Uzza, meaning "power, strength."†

UZI: Short form of Hebrew Uziya, meaning "power of Jehovah."†

UZIAHU (עזיהוּ): Variant spelling of Hebrew Uziyahu, meaning "power of Jehovah."

UZIYA (עזיה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Uzziya, meaning "power of Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of one of David's warriors.

UZIYAHU (עזיהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Uziya, meaning "power of Jehovah."

UZZA (עזה, עזא): Hebrew name meaning "power, strength." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a man slain by God for touching the ark.

UZZI: Short form of Hebrew Uzziya, meaning "power of Jehovah."

UZZIYA (עזיה): Hebrew name meaning "power of Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of one of David's warriors.

UZZIYEL (עזיאל): Hebrew name meaning "God is my strength." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a grandson of Levi.

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

YAAKOV (יעקב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning "supplanter."†

YAANAY (יעני): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah answers." In the bible, this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.

YAAQOB (יעקב): Hebrew name meaning "supplanter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebecca, and the twin brother of Esau.

YAASUW (יעשי): Hebrew name meaning "they will do" or "Jehovah made." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Bani.

YABETS (יעבץ): Hebrew name meaning "pain, sorrow." In the bible, this is the name of a member of Caleb's family. The English form is Jabez.

YABETZ: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yabets, meaning "pain, sorrow."†

YABIYN (יבין): Hebrew name meaning "whom God observes." In the bible, this is the name of two kings of the Hazor. The English form is Jabin.

YACHIN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yakiyn, meaning "he establishes" or "whom God strengthens."†

YACHLEEL (יחלאל): Hebrew name meaning "God waits" or "whom God has made sick." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Zebulun. The English form is Jahleel.

YACHL'EL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yachleel, meaning "God waits" or "whom God has made sick."

YACHTSE'EL (יחצאל): Hebrew name meaning "whom God allots." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Naphtali. the English form is Jahzeel.

YADA (ידע): Hebrew name meaning "he knows" or "wise." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah. The English form is Jada.

YADON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yadown, meaning "judge," "thankful," or "whom God has judged."

YADOWN (ידוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "judge," "thankful," or "whom God has judged." In the bible, this is the name of a man who helped Nehemiah rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. The English form is Jadon.

YAFET: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious."†

YAIR (יאיר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yaiyr, meaning "whom God enlightens."

YAIYR (יאיר): Hebrew name meaning "whom God enlightens." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh. The English form is Jair.

YAKIYN (יכין): Hebrew name meaning "he establishes" or "whom God strengthens." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon. The English form is Jachin.

YAKTAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small."

YALON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yalown, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."

YALOWN (ילוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra and a descendent of Caleb. The English form of Jalon.

YAMIN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yamiyn, meaning "the right hand," "the right side," or "the right quarter."

YAMIR (ימיר): Hebrew name meaning "to change."

YAMIYN (ימין): Hebrew name meaning "the right hand," "the right side," or "the right quarter." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon. The English form is Jamin.

YAN: Short form of Hebrew Yanai, meaning "whom Jehovah answers." Compare with another form of Yan.

YANAI (ינאי): Variant form of Hebrew Yaanay, meaning "whom Jehovah answers."

YANIV (יניב): Hebrew name meaning "he will speak."

YANNI (יני): Variant form of Hebrew Yan, meaning "whom Jehovah answers." Compare with another form of Yanni.

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

YAREB (ירב): Hebrew name meaning "contender." In the bible, this is an epithet given to the king of Assyria. The English form is Jareb.

YARED (ירד): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yered, meaning "descent." The English form is Jared.

YARON (ירוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "to shout and sing."

YASHUWB (ישוּב): Hebrew name meaning "he will return" or "turning oneself." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani and a son of Issachar. The English form is Jashub.

YAUWR (יעוּר): Hebrew name meaning "forested." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Elhanan. The English form is Jair.

YAVAN (יון): Hebrew name meaning "Ionia, Greece." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a grandson of Noah. The English form is Javan.

YECHEZQEL (יחזקאל): Hebrew name meaning "God will strengthen." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the Book of Ezekiel.†

YECHEZKEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning "God will strengthen."

YECHIEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiyel, meaning "God lives" or "whom God preserves alive."†

YECHIYEL (יחיאל): Hebrew name meaning "God lives" or "whom God preserves alive." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of king Jehoshaphat. Jehiel is the Anglicized form.

YEDIDYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yediydeyah, Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God," "delight of God," or "friend of God."†

YEDIYDEYAH (ידידיה): Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God," "delight of God," or "friend of God." In the bible, this is a name given to Solomon by Nathan. Jedidiah is the Anglicized form.

YEDUWTHUWN (ידיתוּן): Hebrew name meaning "praising." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite of the family of Merari. Jeduthun is the Anglicized form.

YEFET: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious."

YEHIEL (יחיאל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiel, meaning "may God live!"

YEHEZKEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechezkel, meaning "God will strengthen."

YEHOASH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowash, meaning "given by the Lord" or "whom Jehovah gave."†

YEHOCHANAN (יהוֹחנן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowchanan, meaning "whom Jehovah gave."

YEHONATAN (יהוֹנתן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehownathan, meaning "God has given."

YEHORAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah.

YEHOSEF: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."

YEHOSHAFAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges."†

YEHOSHUA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation."†

YEHOVAH (יהוה): Hebrew pronunciation of God's ineffable name, meaning "the existing one." It was created by blending the letters of the tetragrammaton, YHWH, with the vowels from Adonai.

YEHOWACHAZ (יהוֹאחז): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah as seized" or "whom Jehovah holds fast." In the bible, this is the name of two kings of Judah and a king of Israel. Jehoahaz is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWASH (יהוֹאש): Hebrew name meaning "given by the Lord" or "whom Jehovah gave." In the bible, this is the name of a son of king Ahaziah and a son of king Jehoahaz. Jehoash is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWCHANAN (יהוֹחנן): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah gave." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest who lived in the time of Ezra. The Anglicized form is Jehohanan.

YEHOWCEPH (יהוֹסף): Hebrew name meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWNATHAN (יהוֹנתן): Hebrew name meaning "God has given." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David. Jehonathan is the Anglicized form.†

YEHOWRAM (יהוֹרם): Hebrew name meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. Jehoram is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWSHAPHAT (יהוֹשפט): Hebrew name meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a king of Judah. Jehoshaphat is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWSHUWA (יהוֹשוּע): Hebrew name meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Jehoshua and Joshua are Anglicized forms.

YEHOWYAKIYN (יהוֹיכין): Hebrew name meaning "God establishes." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, the son of Yehowyaqiym. He was imprisoned by Nebuchadnezzar. Jehoiachin is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWYAQIYM (יהוֹיקים): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah raises up." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah who was defeated by the Babylonians. Jehoiakim is the Anglicized form.

YEHOYACHIN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes."†

YEHOYAKIM (יהוֹיקים): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up."

YEHU: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuw, meaning "God is He."†

YEHUDA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehudah, meaning "praised."

YEHUDAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised."†

YEHUDI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdiy, meaning "Jew."†

YEHUW (יהוּא): Hebrew name meaning "God is He." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Israel and a son of Hanani. Jehu is the Anglicized form.

YEHUWDAH (יהוּדה): Hebrew name meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Judah is the Anglicized form.

YEHUWDIY (יהוּדי): Hebrew name meaning "Jew." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nethaniah. Jehudi is the Anglicized form.

YEPHETH (יפת): Hebrew name meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Noah. Japheth is the Anglicized form.

YERACHM'EL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yerachmeel, meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves."†

YERACHMEEL (ירחמאל): Hebrew name meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron. Jerahmeel is the Anglicized form.

YERACHMIEL (ירחמאל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yerachmeel, meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves." In the book of Enoch, this is the name of an archangel. Jerahmiel is the Anglicized form.

YERED (ירד): Hebrew name meaning "descent." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. The English form is Jered.

YERIYCHOW (ירחוֹ): Hebrew name meaning "city of the moon" or "place of fragrance." In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Jericho is the Anglicized form.

YERIYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeriyah, meaning "people of Jehovah" or "taught by Jehovah."†

YERIYAH (יריה): Hebrew name meaning "people of Jehovah" or "taught by Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Jerijah is the Anglicized form.

YESHAYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning "God is salvation."

YESHAYAH (ישעיה): Hebrew name meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of a great prophet called in English Isaiah.†

YESHAYAHU (ישעיהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning "God is salvation."

YESHU (ישוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Yeshua, meaning "God is salvation." This is the Hebrew name for Jesus.

YESHUA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeshuwa, meaning "he is saved."†

YESHUWA (ישוּע): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "he is saved." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Nun. The Anglicized form is Jeshua.

YESIYMAEL (ישימאל): Hebrew name meaning "whom God makes" according to Gesenius. But hasn't he omitted the first element (Ye-)? It looks to actually be composed of 'el "god" and suwm "to create, to make" or "to place, to set" and yĕ "to age, to grow old," from yashen "to blanch, to fester, to grow weary;" hence "whom God makes grow old," especially from a festering sickness called leprosy (Hebrew tsara'ath "leprosy" from tsara "struck down, smitten" by God). Gesenius states that "leprosy" (צרע) may be the same as (גרע) "scabby," so that it means to be struck by a scabby disease. In the bible, this is the name of a Simeonite chief of the family of Shimei. Jesimiel is the Anglicized form.

YETHER (יתר): Hebrew name meaning "abundance" or "overhanging." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father-in-law of Moses. He is also known by the name Yithrow. Jether is the Anglicized form.

YHWH (יהוה): In the bible, this is the ineffable name of the Hebrew god Jehovah, meaning "existing one."†

YIFTACH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yiphtach, meaning "he opens" or "whom God sets free."†

YIMLA (ימלה): Hebrew name meaning "whom God will fill up." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah. Imla is the Anglicized form.

YIPHTACH (יפתח): Hebrew name meaning "he opens" or "whom God sets free." In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. Jephthah and Jiphtah are Anglicized forms.

YIRMEYAH (ירמיה): Hebrew name meaning "whom God has appointed." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets. Jeremiah is the Anglicized form.

YIRMEYAHU (ירמיהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Yirmeyah, meaning "whom God has appointed."†

YISHAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yishay, meaning "I possess" or "wealthy."

YISHAY (ישי): Hebrew name meaning "I possess" or "wealthy." In the bible, this is the name of the father of King David. Jesse is the Anglicized form.

YISHMAEL (ישמעאל): Hebrew name meaning "God will hear." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Abraham. The Anglicized form is Ishmael.

YISHMERAY (ישמרי): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah keeps." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite. The English form is Ishmerai.

YISRAEL (ישראל): Hebrew name meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God." In the bible, this is the name given to Jacob after wrestling with the angel. Israel is the Anglicized form.

YISSASKAR (יששכר): Hebrew name meaning "he is wages" or "he brings wages." In the bible, this is the name of a Korahite and the name of the ninth son of Jacob. Issachar is the Anglicized form.

YITZCHAK (יצחק): Hebrew name meaning "he will laugh." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob. The Anglicized form if Isaac.

YITHROW (יתרוֹ): Hebrew name meaning "his abundance" or "overhanging." In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Moses. Jethro is the Anglicized form. He is also known as Yether.†

YITRO: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yithrow, meaning "his excellence."†

YITZCHAQ: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."

YITZHAK: Variant form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."

YOASH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowash, meaning "given by the Lord."†

YOAV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowab, meaning "Jehovah is father" or "whose father is Jehovah."†

YOCHANAN (יוֹחנן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowchanan, meaning "God is gracious."

YODA: Possibly a contracted form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." This is the name of a wise Jedi master in the Star Wars stories.

YOEL (יוֹאל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowel, meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God."†

YOHANAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."

YOKTAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small."†

YONA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."

YONAH (יוֹנה): Hebrew name meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who was swallowed by a great fish. Jonah is the Anglicized form.

YONATAN: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given."†

YONI: Pet form of Hebrew Yonatan, meaning "God has given."

YOPHIEL (יופיאל): Hebrew name meaning "beauty of God." In Jewish lore, this is the name of an archangel. Jophiel is the Anglicized form.

YOQTAN (יקטן): Hebrew name meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Shem. Joktan is the Anglicized form.

YORAM (יוֹרם): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehoram, meaning "exalted by God."

YOSEF: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."

YOSEPH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)."

YOSHAFAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges."†

YOSHIYAH (יאשיה): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of the sixteenth king of Judah. Josiah is the Anglicized form.

YOSHIYAHU (יאשיהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning "whom Jehovah heals."

YOTAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowtham, meaning "God is perfect."

YOWAB (יוֹאב): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah is father" or "whose father is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a commander of King David's army. Joab is the Anglicized form.

YOWACH (יוֹאח): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah is brother" or "whose brother is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Asaph. Joah is the Anglicized form.

YOWACHAZ (יוֹאחז): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowachaz, meaning "Jehovah as seized" or "whom Jehovah holds fast." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joah, Josiah's chronicler. Joahaz is the Anglicized form.

YOWASH (יוֹאש): Hebrew name meaning "given by the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Gideon. Joash is the Anglicized form.

YOW'ASH (יוֹעש): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah hastens." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and the name of an officer in David's court. Joash is the Anglicized form.

YOWB (יוֹב): Hebrew name meaning "persecuted." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Issachar. Job is the Anglicized form. He is also called Jashub.

YOWCEPH (יוֹסף): Hebrew name meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph is the Anglicized form.

YOWCHANAN (יוֹחנן): Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Josiah. Johanan is the Anglicized form.

YOWEL (יוֹאל): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the minor prophets. Joel is the Anglicized form.†

YOWNATHAN (יוֹנתן): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehownathan, meaning "God has given." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David. Jonathan is the Anglicized form.†

YOWRAM (יוֹרם): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. Joram is the Anglicized form.

YOWSHAPHAT (יוֹשפט): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." In the bible, this is the name of a priest and the name of one of King David's warriors. Joshaphat is the Anglicized form.

YOWTHAM (יוֹתם): Hebrew name meaning "God is perfect." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the youngest son of Gideon. Jotham is the Anglicized form.

YOWYAKIYN (יוֹיכין): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes."†

YUVAL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yuwbal, meaning "river, stream."†

YUWBAL (יוּבל): Hebrew name meaning "river, stream." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech. Jubal is the Anglicized form.

ZABDIY (זבדי): Hebrew name meaning "the gift of Jehovah. In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Zerah.

ZACH (זך): Hebrew name meaning "clean, pure." Also a pet form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." Compare with another form of Zach.

ZAKAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zakkay, meaning "clean, innocent."†

ZAKKAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zakkay, meaning "clean, innocent."†

ZAKKAY (זכי): Hebrew name meaning "clean, innocent." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian Exile returnees.

ZAMIR (זמיר): Hebrew name derived from the name of a nightingale bird, of Arabic origin, meaning "song, singing." Compare with other forms of Zamir.

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

ZEBACH (זבח): Hebrew name meaning "a slaying." In the bible, this is the name of one of the Midianite kings.

ZEBADYAH (זבדיה): Hebrew name meaning "the gift of Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a brother of Joab.

ZEBIYNA (זבינה): Hebrew name meaning "bought." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.

ZEBUWLUWN (זבלוּן): Hebrew name meaning "habitation." In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of Jacob and Leah.

ZECHARYA (זכריה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning "whom Jehovah remembered."†

ZEEB: (זאב): Hebrew name meaning "wolf," so called from its being tawny and yellow in color. In the bible, this is the name of a Midianite prince.†

ZE'EV (זאב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Zeeb, meaning "wolf."†

ZEKARYAH (זכריה): Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah remembered." In the bible, this is the name of one of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Zechariah and Zachariah are Anglicized forms.

ZERACH (זרח): Hebrew name meaning "light." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including an Edomite leader, a son of Simeon, and a son of Judah and Tamar. Zerah is the Anglicized form.

ZERUBBABEL (זרוּבבל): Hebrew name meaning "born at Babylon" or "scattered to Babylon." In the bible, this is the name of the leader of the first of the returning exiles.

ZERUBAVEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zerubbabel, meaning "born at Babylon" or "scattered to Babylon."†

ZEV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Zeeb, meaning "wolf."†

ZEVACH (זבח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Zebach, meaning "a slaying."

ZEVACHYA (זבחיה): Hebrew name meaning "sacrifice of the Lord."

ZEVADYA (זבדיה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Zebadyah, meaning "the gift of Jehovah."†

ZEVI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Tzevi, meaning "deer, gazelle."

ZEVULUN (זבלוּן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Zebuwluwn, meaning "habitation."

ZIMRIY (זמרי): Hebrew name meaning "celebrated in song." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the five sons of Zerah. Zimri is the Anglicized form.

ZIV (זיו): Hebrew name meaning "gazelle" or "radiant."

ZIYA (זיע): Hebrew name meaning "motion, to tremble." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Gad. Compare with another form of Ziya.

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

ZRUBAVEL: Variant form of Hebrew Zerubbabel, meaning "born at Babylon" or "scattered to Babylon."†

ZURI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Tzuri, meaning "my rock." Compare with another form of Zuri.

ZVI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Tzvi, meaning "deer, gazelle."

 

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