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Biblical NameMeaning or HistoryGender
Abigail (Avigayil)
Abigail was Nabal’s wife, and after her husband’s death – one of King David’s wives.Female
Abijah (Aviya, Aviyah, Abiah)
The name seems to be composed of the word "אָבִי" (avi, "my father") and the letters יה (the name of God). FemaleMale
Abishag (Avishag)
Abishag was King David’s personal servant.Female
Abital (Avital)
Abital was one of King David’s wives.Female
Adah (Ada)
There are two women in the Bible called Adah. One of them is the wife of Lamech, Cain's offspring. The other one is Esau's wife.Female
Addar (Adar)
A name of a settlement in the land of Judah: "And ascended up on the south side unto Kadesh-barnea, and passed along to Hezron, and went up to Adar" (Joshua 15, 3). In the modern pronunciation of Hebrew, the name "אַדָּר" sounds like the name of the sixth Jewish month: "אֲדָר".FemaleMale
Ahinoam (Achinoam, Achino’am)
אֲחִינֹעַם (אחינועם)
There are two women in the Bible called Ahinoam: the first one is King Saul’s wife, and the second – one of King David’s wives.Female
Anath (Anat)
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name).Female
Ariel (Ari’el)
The name is composed of the words ארי (ari, “lion”) and אל (el, “God”)FemaleMale
Asenath (Asnat, Osnat)
The Biblical pronunciation is "Asnat"; today, it is often pronounced "Osnat".Female
Atarah (Atara)
Athaliah (Atalya, Atalia)
Athaliah, the mother of Ahaziah, was the queen of Judah. There are also two men in the Bible called Athaliah.Female
Aya (Aiah)
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name). buzzard (a type of raptor).Female
Bashemath (Basmat, Bosmat)
The name "Bashemath" seems to be derived from the word "בושׂם" (bosem, "perfume"). The Biblical pronunciation is "Basmat"; today, it is often pronounced "Bosmat".Female
Bath-Sheba (Bat-Sheva)
Literally, the meaning of the name is "seven-year old (girl)", but following the etymology of the city name Be'er-Sheva, the name Bat-Sheva can be understood as "(a woman) of oath" (see Genesis 26, 31-33).Female
Bilhah (Bilha)
Bilhah was Rachel's maid and Jacob's mistress.Female
Bithyah (Bitya)
Bithyah was the daughter of Pharaoh.Female
Bracha (Berachah)
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name). greeting, wish; prayer; blessing.Female
Bukki (Buki)
בֻּקִּי (בוקי)
There are two men in the Bible called Bukki. One of them is an offspring of Aaron the priest.FemaleMale
Carmela (Karmela)
The name Carmela is derived of the name Carmel, which means "a plece of vineyards and orchards"; "roasted grains".Female
There are several men called Daniel in the Bible. One of them is a wise person of the time when Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, reigned in Jerusalem.FemaleMale
Deborah (Dvora)
Diklah (Dikla)
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name). The name "דקלה" may be derived of the word "דֶּקֶל" (dekel, "palm tree").Female
Dinah (Dina)
Dinah was the daughter of Jacob and Leah.Female
Elah (Ela)
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name). Pistachia tree.Female
Elisheba (Elisheva)
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
Ephrath (Efrat)
Ephrath is the other name of Beth-Lehem: "And Rachel died and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Beth-Lehem." Genesis 35, 19Female
Esther (Ester)
Queen Esther was King Ahasuerus’s wife.Female
Eve (Chava, Hava)
The root of the name is ח' י' ה', denoting “life”. According to the bible, Eve was thus named for being “the mother of all living”, i.e. of all mankind.Female

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