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Biblical NameMeaning or HistoryGender
Naamah (Naama, Na’ama)
Pleasantness, graciousness, loveliness.Female
Nadab (Nadav)
There are several people by this name in the Bible. One of them is the son of Aaron, the high priest. Another is the king of Israel, Nadab son of Jeroboam.Male
Nahshon (Nachshon)
Darter ("snake-bird"). A bird who has a long and flexible snake-like neck.Male
Nahum (Nachum)
The root of the name נחום (Nahum), נחמ, signifies "consoling", "comforting".Male
Naomi (No'omi)
The mother in law of Ruth the Moabitess. After Ruth's husband's death, she stayed with her mother in law. "And Ruth said: Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee, for whither thou goest, I will go and where thou lodgest, I will lodge, thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God. Where thou diest, will I die, and there will I be buried: the Lord do so to me, and more also, if ought but death part thee and me." Ruth 1, 16-17Female
Naphtali (Naftali)
According to the Biblical explanation, the name נפתלי (Naphtali) is related to the word נַפְתּוּל (naftul, "twist" or "struggle").Male
Nathan (Natan)
There are several people called Nathan in the Bible. One of them is a prophet of the time of King David and King Solomon.Male
Nehemiah (Nehemia, Nehemya, Nechemya)
The first part of the name "Nehemiah" is derived of the root נח"מ, which denotes comforting, consoling. The other part of the name - the letters יה - is the name of God.Male
Neriah (Neriahu, Neria, Neriya)
נֵרִיָּה (נֵרִיָּהוּ)
The meaning of the name "Neriah" is: "God (יהו/יה) is my candle/lamp (נֵרִי, neri)".Male
Nethaneel (Netanel, Netan'el)
The meaning of the name "Nethaneel" is "God (אֵל, el) has bestowed (נָתַן, natan)".Male
Nevo (Nebo)
"Nevo" is the name of a mountain east of the Jordan river. From the top of that mountain, Moses saw Canaan, and there he died without ever crossing the Jordan river into Cannan.Male
Ths son of Cush, son of Ham, son of Noah.Male
Noah (1) (Noach, No'ach)
נֹחַ (נוח)
According to the Biblical explanation, the name נֹחַ (Noah) is related to the verb לנחם (lenaxem, "comfort", "console"). In Modern Hebrew the name sounds like the adjective נוֹחַ (no'ax, "comfortable").Male
Noah (2) (Noa, No’a)
נֹעָה (נועה)
Noa was one of the daughters of Zelophehad, a descendent of Menasseh.Female
Nogah (Noga)
נֹגַהּ, נוגה
A girl’s name (in the Bible: a boy’s name). Light, brilliance, glow; the planet Venus.Female

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