(variations: Varda, Vardit), Yael peri, is a fruit; (unless it's perel?, which is yiddish for pearl) Baila is probably one of our favourite Jewish girls names. Margalit - which is like a pearl, or a precious stone - would suit well (same meaning and even sounds similar).Penina also means "pearl". K, (11) https://www.aish.com/jl/l/b/48966261.html. If you could assist me, I would be so appreciative! Another Yiddish diminutive of Judith is Hudes. Hannah, Many Hebrew names have slight variations, and other less common names do not appear on this list at all. Could someone contact us to help verify the meaning or origins of the name we have chosen. terrific Jewish girl names below & derivatives, as well as some nicknames. Anonymous, Esther means "hidden" in Hebrew, and "star" in Persian. I also like Maya or Maia. 3   Ruth means "sweet and pleasant." Anonymous, Fun Fact: Yiddish is a very interesting language that has received influences from many European languages – the name Yentl is proof of that! Wanda Artis, A different Devorah was the nurse of Rebecca (Genesis 35:8). 24) (variations: Rifka, Rebecca), Ruth Shoshana is the Hebrew word for "rose." my name, Bilcha is not on the list. The variant form "Ariel" is another name for Jerusalem, and specifically the altar in the Holy Temple (Ezekiel 43:15). June 10, 2015 10:56 PM. Tzipporah appears in the Bible as the wife of Moses (Exodus 2:21). 2   Sigalit also means "violet.". I would love to give a beautiful name to a daughter I wish to have, not pregnant yet but have asked God by faith. KIT:Do you mean Faigel, from the yiddish feigel, meaning bird? Cely, Leah means "to be tired." I love the presentation name plus the meaning.i need the names that start with latter W please. (variations: Sharona, Sharonit), Shayna Adela Freema, Basya, Raizel July 18, 2016 5:54 PM, (28) "ahl" (ayin, lamed) means on or above Helene, Meirav means "to maximize." April 23, 2020 8:49 PM. If you weren't named, then speak to a rabbi about it and you can pick your own Jewish name :), (31) Rav Chaim Kanievsky does not feel that woman should be named "shlomit" after extensive research and many questions to gedolim someone I personally know changed their name to "Shulamit". (variation: Gabriella). Amit means “friend” in Hebrew. Serach appears in the Bible as the granddaughter of Jacob (Genesis 46:17). This is a fabulous site. (Numbers 26:33). I can see you have stated " Water" as a meaning for Maya. November 3, 2011 8:27 PM. Anonymous, This short and beautiful name is one of the unisex Jewish girls names, which means it can also be used as one of the Jewish boys names. Does anyone know the origin of this Jewish girl's name? May 6, 2019 2:44 PM. Our Privacy Guarantee: Your information is private. FRANCINE GOLDMAN, Eliana means "My God has answered me. She was a complete Tzaddakus and was the daughter of Shaim. These two name are not listed. This is a list of Yiddish Given Names. thank you, (60) Menucha means "tranquility" in Hebrew. TOIBA טויבאַ, טויבע f Yiddish … October 27, 2015 5:38 PM, I think it means Guarded (Chas חס -Hebrew ) by Hasem. I was told it is my name. Nov 5 | 18 Cheshvan | Incidentally Ghita happens to be an Indian name as well. ", Devorah Gisele, January 8, 2007 3:49 PM. April 5, 2020 2:56 PM, No meaning of name Yehudah and Yonah, can you please send that to me?My wife Chana and daughter Yonah past away .I put my name Yehudah betweenthem in my E-Mail address, (61) Jewish baby names are no exception, and Toiba is one of the examples: it means “dove” in Yiddish. In kabbalah, Aliza signifies the joyful ability to rise above nature. Tzipporah means "bird." Sarai means "my princess." Bat Sheva appears in the Bible as King David's wife (2-Samuel 11:27), and the mother of King Solomon (2-Samuel 12:24).  »  Machla means "affliction." (56) In kabbalah, Tzipporah has the same numeric value (376) as Shalom, peace. In kabbalah, Shoshana has the same numeric value (661) as Esther, the hero of the Purim story who lived in the city of Shushan (related to "Shoshana"). It is a name of Yiddish origin, and it is sometimes used as a Yiddish variation of Cecilia. (variant spelling: Ephrat), Eliana Birth. December 9, 2012 10:13 AM. Rachel means a "female sheep," a symbol of purity. Avital appears in the Bible as King David's wife (2-Samuel 3:4). Shayna means "beautiful" in Yiddish. (58) Carmel is a name used mostly among Catholic English and Jewish, and it comes from Our Lady of Carmel, a title of the Virgin Mary. Anonymous, Netanya means "gift of God." Anonymous, Toda! Judaism 101 I found it fascinating that they are the same root, as most people only know it to mean "joy". Lifecycle But don't take my word for it. Keila is a Yiddish name derived from the Hebrew word "Keli," which means "vessel." Privacy Policy  |  After-Baby Liposuction  |  Contact Us  |  Affiliate Program, Copyright©2005—Present  www.Top-100-Baby-Names-Search.com. If you’ve read some of our selection of baby names by origin, you will know that there are many names that are inspired by nature and elements of nature. What is the origin of the name liora/lior?Does it say anywhere in the torah? If you’ve read our article about Jewish names, you will know that not all of them come from Hebrew, although many of them do. Kids? You can check out other ideas in our baby names by origin series of articles, or in our baby names series of articles. July 11, 2010 2:59 PM, Thank you for a very interesting article and a long list of names. Anat appears in the Bible in the book of Judges 3:31. In kabbalah, Gila means "to reveal God," which is a great source of joy. Bubby wants the babies to have diffrent names from everybodyelse! I have not found a good meaning or origin for this name. (variations: Eve, Hava, Havi, Chavi), Chagit l schwartz, Tzivia I do not know what Mindle means. (32) Yiskah If he is not your Rav, however, and you do not in general specifically follow his shitas/opinions, and you are feeling uncomfortable with this area of names, then you can definitely ask YOUR rav and not feel guilty about it. (variations: Elisheba, Elizabeth), Emunah Hadassah is the Hebrew name of Esther, who saved the Jews in the Purim story from Haman's genocidal plot, as recorded in the biblical Book of Esther. June 2, 2015 6:09 PM. Levona means "frankincense," a spice used in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem (Exodus 30:34). I was born with a Yiddish name, Mindle Fraid. Thank you very much, Rachel, Check it out! Great! Rina means "joy." Once learned that the source of Machla's name is mechila, for forgiveness. November 15, 2010 5:55 PM, My daughter's first and middle names are Aleah, pronounced like Aliyah... October 17, 2017 2:51 AM, What is your source for the definition of the name Hinda? Zissel means "sweet" in Yiddish. My grandmother was 102 when she remembered it and she was always the one who was sharp as a tack till the day she passed. He is Founder and Director of Aish.com's advanced learning site. There are several other daughters of gedolim with that name. February 20, 2008 10:58 AM, i looked up jewish names and i found quite a lot of useful names it was rexcellent and it was for a school project and i got a lot of good informations thanks to this site, (6) (Numbers 26:33), Orli Naomi means "pleasant." Have you ever paid any mind to the beautiful Jewish girls names? I am trying to find out where this name may have originated. Bayla means "beautiful." Devorah means "to speak kind words." To my knowledge there are only 3 people in the world who carry this name today (I may of course be wrong). Rachel was buried in Bethlehem so that her soul could pray for the Jews who in the future would be led into exile. Rivka appears in the Bible as one of the four matriarchs, the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob. There are traditional names - those that are Biblical in origin, or have been used for millenia dating before a certain time period (again, you will find different opinions as to where Yiddish names fit in to all of this; many Yiddish names are translations from Hebrew ones that were used in the common vernacular in the European communities, like Masha-Miriam, or Pesya-Basya, etc.) Gila means "joy." Ayala means "deer." October 30, 2019 11:57 PM. Anonymous, I am trying to find the root/derivative/translation for Chasha. I was surprised that you had MY name but not my two-year old daughter's. Anyway, I can not find a Hebrew translation. Another spelling variation is Zisel. Juliana, April 12, 2012 5:13 AM. It's a beautiful choice. (variations: Rose, Raisal, Raisa, Risa), Rina Yakova is the feminine form of Yaakov (Jacob), meaning "held by the heel." (variations: Elana, Ilanit). Sigal means "treasure" (see Deuteronomy 26:18). (40) I didn’t find my name in the list, can you send me the meaning of my name please? Rachel appears in the Bible as one of the four matriarchs – the wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph (Genesis 29:16). It is sometimes used for naming after a Kreindel, a Yiddish name of the same meaning. Anonymous, - and then more modern ones, which are, in essence, Hebrew words that sound good/make for nice names/sentiments for a name (like Zimra). I note that one of the few remaining Jews in Burma has named one of his daughters Khaznah.Does anyone know the origin of this Jewish girl's name? Reina means “pure” and “clean”, and it comes from the Yiddish word rein. (variations: Faigy, Faigel, Faiga), Freida January 12, 2020 3:52 AM. Zahava means "gold." We have provided you with terrific Jewish girl names below & derivatives, as well as some nicknames. Originally from Buffalo, New York, he holds a degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. (variation: Orly), Orna Please help, thanks. Very clever idea for an article as people's names are so important to their (Jewish) identity. Raizel is a Yiddish variant of "Rose." Shlomit . (67) 1) (variant spellings: Hana, Hannah), Chava any other meaning for it? Chaya means "alive, living." So, what Jewish name comes close to one or more of these aproximations? Many thanks. Chagit means "festive, celebration." It has opened a whole different name-picking vista for my husband and I.I was glad to see that MY name was on it, but my eldest daughter's name wasn't on it. (62) Bruriah 3. (9) That said, there are many great Torah personalities - for example, Rav Shteinman, ztz"l - who did NOT hold the same way about names in general, and the names that Rav Chaim holds strongly about, in particular (Shira, for example). Anonymous, (Genesis 17:15) (variations: Sari, Sarit, Sarita). Dinah appears in the Bible as the daughter of Jacob and Leah. (variant spellings: Batsheva, Batsheba), Batya Famous namesakes include, of course, actress Goldie Hawn. Yes, it is a name that is used for actual people. Jewish names for girls, besides having unique and beautiful sounds, have also very interesting meanings, and a long history behind them! Faige means "bird" in Yiddish, and also is related to the Yiddish word for the fruit "fig." Raylea Doreen RUDOV, September 13, 2016 9:17 AM. The word appears in the Bible, in Deuteronomy 21:15 and Nechemia 13:26. Naomi (variant spelling: Emuna), Esther aliyah, which is like being called to the torah, or moving to israel, implies a spiritiual elevation חסיה It does make a difference, since Yiddish is a mix of Lashon haKodesh and the languages of the lands we lived in then (hence there are also different dialects of Yiddish).

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