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Biblical NameMeaning or HistoryGender
Abiel (Aviel, Avi'el)
אֲבִיאֵל
The name seems to be composed of the words "אָבִי" (avi, "my father") and "אֵל" (el, "God").Male
Abijah (Aviya, Aviyah, Abiah)
אֲבִיָּה
The name seems to be composed of the word "אָבִי" (avi, "my father") and the letters יה (the name of God). FemaleMale
Adiel (Adi'el)
עֲדִיאֵל
God's jewel, God's ornament.Male
Ahijah (Ahiya, Ahiyah, Achiya, Achiyah)
אֲחִיָּה
The name seems to be composed of the words "אָחִי" (my brother) and "אֵל" (God).Male
Ariel (Ari’el)
אֲרִיאֵל
The name is composed of the words ארי (ari, “lion”) and אל (el, “God”)FemaleMale
Azariah (Azaria, Azarya)
עֲזַרְיָה
The meaning of the name "Azariah" is "God (יה) helped (עָזַר, azar)".Male
Azriel (Azri'el)
עַזְרִיאֵל
The first part of the name comes from the word "עֵזֶר" (ezer, "aid", "support"; "helper"). The second part is "אֵל" (el, "God").Male
Bezaleel (Betsalel, Betsal’el)
בְּצַלְאֵל
The name "Bezaleel" seems to mean "in the shadow (בצל, be-tsel) of God (אל, el)".Male
Elead (Elad, El’ad)
אֶלְעָד
The name may be composed of the words אל (el, God) and עד (ad, “eternity”). Male
Eleazar (Elazar, El'azar)
אֶלְעָזָר
The meaning of the name "Elazar" is "God (אֵל, el) helped (עָזַר, azar)".Male
Eliezer (Eli’ezer)
אֵלִיעֶזֶר
The name is composed of the words אלי (eli, "my God") and עזר (ezer, "help").Male
Elijah (Eliyahu)
אֵלִיָּהוּ
The name is composed of the word אלי (eli, “my God”) and the letters יהו (the name of God). Male
Elimelech
אֱלִימֶלֶךְ
The name is composed of the words אלי (eli, "my God") and מלך (melech, "king").Male
Elisheba (Elisheva)
אֱלִישֶׁבַע
The name is composed of אלי (eli, “my God”) and שבע (sheva, “seven” – a number that may express the notion of “many”). Another explanation for שבע may relate it to the verb להישבע (lehishava, “to take an oath”).Female
Gabriel (Gavriel, Gavri'el)
גַּבְרִיאֵל
The name is composed of the words גברי (gavri, in the sense of "man-like") and אל (el, "God"). It points to the fact that God's angel has appeared before Daniel as flesh and blood.Male
Gamaliel (Gamliel)
גַּמְלִיאֵל
Gamaliel was the leader of the tribe of Manasseh.Male
Gedaliah (Gedalya, Gdalya)
גְּדַלְיָה
The name seems to be composed of the verb "גָּדַל" (gadal, "was grand") and the letters יה (the name of God).Male
Harel (Har'el)
הַרְאֵל
Combined of the words הר (har, "mountain") and אל (el, "God"), the meaning of the name Harel is "the mountain of God". The altar in the Temple is called "harel" or "ariel".Male
Hezekiah (Hizkiya, Chizkiya)
חִזְקִיָּה (חִזְקִיָּהוּ)
The name Hezekiah seems to be composed of the word "חוזק" (chozek, "strength") and the letters יה (God's name).Male
Immanuel (Emanuel, Imanuel, Imanu'el)
עִמָּנוּאֵל (עימנואל)
The meaning of the name "Immanuel" is "God is with us".FemaleMale
Isaiah (Yeshaaya, Yeshaayahu)
יְשַׁעְיָה (יְשַׁעְיָהוּ)
The first part of the name "Isaiah" is derived of the root יש"ע, which denotes salvation. The other part of the name - the letters יהו - is the name of God.Male
Israel (Yisrael, Yisra'el)
יִשְׂרָאֵל
According to the Biblical explanation, the first part of the name "Israel" is derived of the verb לִשְׂרות (lisrot, "wrestle"); the second half of the name is אֵל (El, "God"). This name was given to Jacob because he wrestled with God's angel.Male
Jedidiah (Yedidia, Yedidya)
יְדִידְיָה
The name "Jedidiah" is composed of the word "יָדִיד" (yadid, "friend") and the letters יה (the name of God).Male
Jehiel (Yehiel, Yechiel, Yechi'el)
יְחִיאֵל
The meaning of the name "Jehiel" is "may God live" or "God shall live".Male
Jehoiada (Yehoyada)
יְהוֹיָדָע
The meaning of the name "Jehoiada" is "God (יהו, Yeho) knew (ידע, yada)".Male
Jerahmeel (Yerahmiel, Yerahmi'el)
יְרַחְמְאֵל, יְרַחְמִיאֵל
The name may be a combination of the words "יְרַחֵם" and "אֵל", meaning: God shall have mercy.Male
Jeremiah (Yirmiya, Yirmiyahu)
יִרְמְיָה (יִרְמְיָהוּ)
There are several people in the Bible called Jeremiah. One of them is the prophet Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah.Male
Jonathan (Jehonathan, Yonatan, Yehonatan)
יוֹנָתָן (יְהוֹנָתָן)
The meaning of the name "Jonathan" is "God (יהו, Yeho) bestowed (נתן, natan)".Male
Joram (Jehoram, Yoram, Yehoram)
יוֹרָם (יְהוֹרָם)
The name "יהורם" (Jehoram) is composed of God's name and the word רָם (ram, "high", "supreme").Male
Mattaniah (Mattania, Matania, Matanya)
מַתַּנְיָה (מַתַּנְיָהוּ)
The meaning of the name "Mattaniah" is "God's (יה) gift (מתן, mattan)".Male
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