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Biblical NameMeaning or HistoryGender
Abigail (Avigayil)
אֲבִיגַיִל
Abigail was Nabal’s wife, and after her husband’s death – one of King David’s wives.Female
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
Abishag (Avishag)
אֲבִישַׁג
Abishag was King David’s personal servant.Female
Abital (Avital)
אֲבִיטַל
Abital was one of King David’s wives.Female
Adah (Ada)
עָדָה
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)
אַדָּר
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)
עֲנָת
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name).Female
Ariel (Ari’el)
אֲרִיאֵל
The name is composed of the words ארי (ari, “lion”) and אל (el, “God”)FemaleMale
Asenath (Asnat, Osnat)
אָסְנַת
The Biblical pronunciation is "Asnat"; today, it is often pronounced "Osnat".Female
Atarah (Atara)
עֲטָרָה
Crown.Female
Athaliah (Atalya, Atalia)
עֲתַלְיָה
Athaliah, the mother of Ahaziah, was the queen of Judah. There are also two men in the Bible called Athaliah.Female
Aya (Aiah)
אַיָּה
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name). buzzard (a type of raptor).Female
Bashemath (Basmat, Bosmat)
בָּשְׂמַת
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)
בַּת-שֶׁבַע
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)
בִּלְהָה
Bilhah was Rachel's maid and Jacob's mistress.Female
Bithyah (Bitya)
בִּתְיָה
Bithyah was the daughter of Pharaoh.Female
Bracha (Berachah)
בִּרָכָה
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)
כַּרְמֶלָּה
The name Carmela is derived of the name Carmel, which means "a plece of vineyards and orchards"; "roasted grains".Female
Daniel
דָנִיֵּאל
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)
דְּבוֹרָה
Bee.Female
Diklah (Dikla)
דִּקְלָה
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)
דִּינָה
Dinah was the daughter of Jacob and Leah.Female
Eden
עֵדֶן
Pleasure.FemaleMale
Elah (Ela)
אֵלָה
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name). Pistachia tree.Female
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
Ephrath (Efrat)
אֶפְרָת
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)
אֶסְתֵּר
Queen Esther was King Ahasuerus’s wife.Female
Eve (Chava, Hava)
חַוָּה
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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