Hebrew Name Dictionary

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אב ,Av, ʾĀḇ. Month name. Akkadian loan: abu.
אביגיל ,Avig�yil, ʾĂḇ�ḡ�yil, ʾĂḇ�ḡāyil, Abigail. "Leader of dance/joy." Feminine.
אבימלך ,Avim�leḫ, ʾĂḇ�m�leḵ, Avim�leḫ, ʾĂḇ�māleḵ, Abimelech. "Father/Leader of king." Masculine.
אבירהם ,Aviraham, ʾĂḇ�rāhām, אברהם Avraham, ʾAḇrāhām, Abraham. "Father/Leader of many." Masculine.
אבירם ,Aviram, ʾĂḇ�rām, אברם Avram, ʾAḇrām, Abram. "High/Exalted father/leader." Masculine.
אבישלום ,Avišalom, ʾĂḇ�šāl�m, אבשלום Avšalom, ʾAḇšāl�m, Absalom. "Father/Leader of peace." Masculine.
אדוה ,Adva, ʾAḏwāh (?). "Wavelet." Modern Israeli name, chiefly feminine.
אדום ,Edom, ʾĔḏ�m. "Red." Masculine. See also Esau.
אדיר Adir, ʾĀḏ�r (?). "Exalted." Modern Israeli name.
אדם Adam, ʾĀḏām. "Dust; mankind." Used in Hebrew as a noun. Masculine.
אדר Adar, ʾĂḏār. Month name. Akkadian loan: adaru.
אהוד Ehud, ʾĒh�ḏ. "Union." Masculine.
אהליבמה Oholivama, ʾOhŏl�ḇāmāh, Aholibamah. "My tabernacle is exalted." Feminine.
אהרן Aharon, ʾAhărōn, Aaron. Masculine.
אודיה Odaya, ʾ�ḏāyāh (?). "Thanksgiving." Modern Israeli name, chiefly feminine.
אומר Omar, ʾ�mār. "Eloquent." Masculine.
אונן Onan, ʾ�nān. "Strong." Masculine.
אופיר Ofir, ʾ�p̄�r, Ophir. "Fruitful region," possibly originally a place name.
אופק �feq (stress?), ʾ�p̄eq (?). "Horizon." Modern Israeli name.
אור ʾ�r, Or. "Light/flame." Modern Israeli name.
אוריאל Uriʾel, ʾ�r�ʾēl, Uriel. "My light/flame of/is God."
אוריהו Uriyy�hu, ʾ�riyyāh�, אוריה Uriyya, ʾ�riyyāh, Uriah. "Light/flame of the LORD." Masculine.
אורן �ren, ʾ�ren, Oren. "Pine."
אחאב Aḥaʾav, ʾAḥăʾāḇ, Ahab. "Brother of father." Masculine.
אחזה Aḥuzza, ʾĂḥuzzāh, Ahuzzah. "Possession; seizing; collecting."
אחשורוש Aḥašveroš, ʾĂḫašwēr�š, Ahasuerus, Xerxes. Persian Ḫšayarša. Masculine.
איוב Iyyov, ʾIyy�ḇ, Job, Ayyub. Arabic loan? Masculine. See also Book of Job.
איזבל Iz�vel, ʾ�z�ḇel, Iz�vel, ʾ�zāḇel, Jezebel, Izabel. "Chaste." Feminine.
איכבוד Iḫavod, ʾ�ḵāḇ�ḏ, Ichabod. "Where is the glory?; No glory." Masculine.
אילן, Elon, ʾ�lōn. "Oak." Masculine.
איר Iyyar, ʾIyyār. Month name. Akkadian loan: ayyaru "Rosette; blossom."
איתן Etan, ʾ�ṯān, Ethan. "Firm." Masculine.
אלול Elul, ʾĔl�l. Month name. Akkadian loan: elūlu.
אליהו Eliyy�hu, ʾĔliyyāh�, אליה Eliyya, ʾĔliyyāh, Elijah. "One whose God is the LORD." Masculine.
אליעזר Eliʿ�zer, ʾĔl�ʿ�zer, Eliʿ�zer, ʾĔl�ʿāzer, Eliezer. "Help/Court of my God." Masculine.
אליפז Elifaz, ʾĔl�p̄az, ʾĔl�p̄āz, Eliphaz. "My God of/is strength." Masculine.
אלישבע Eliš�vaʿ, ʾĔl�š�ḇaʿ, Eliš�vaʿ, ʾĔl�šāḇaʿ, Elisabeth. "My God of/is an oath." Feminine.
אלישע Elišaʿ, ʾĔl�šaʿ, Elisha, Eliš�aʿ, ʾĔl�ši�ʿ, Eliš�aʿ, ʾĔl�šē�ʿ, Eliš�aʿ, ʾĔl�šu�ʿ, Eliš�aʿ, ʾĔl�šō�ʿ. "My God of/is salvation." Masculine.
אלמא (possibly) Alma, ʾAlm�. Probably of Aramaic origin meaning "mute," attested in the Bar Kochba letters. Masculine. See also Alma.
אלמוג Almog, ʾAlm�ḡ (?). "Coral." Modern Israeli name.
אלעזר Elʿazar, ʾElʿāzār, Eleazar, Lazarus. "God has helped." Masculine.
אנוש Enoš, ʾĔn�š, Enos. "Mortal man; sick." Masculine.
אסא Asa, ʾĀs�. "Physician; cure." Masculine.
אסנת �sənat, ʾĀsənaṯ, Asenath. Egyptian loan: "Gift of the sun-god; peril; misfortune." Feminine.
אסתר Ester, ʾEstēr, Esther. Possibly Persian "Star", or a variation of Ishtar. Feminine.
אפיק Afiq, ʾĂp̄�q. "Stronghold," originally a place name.
אפרים Efr�yim, ʾEp̄r�yim, ʾEp̄rāyim, Ephraim. "Double fruition." Masculine.
אצבן Eẓbon, ʾEṣbōn, Ezbon. "Hastening to understand." Masculine.
אצר �ẓer, ʾ�ṣer, �ẓer, ʾĀṣer, Ezer. "Treasure." Masculine.
אראלי Arʾeli, ʾArʾēl�, Areli. "Light/vision of/is my God." Masculine.
אריאל Ariʾel, ʾĂr�ʾēl, Ariel. "Lion of God." Masculine.
ארם Aram, ʾĂrām. "Highland," originally a place name. See also Syria.
ארפכשד Arpaḫšad, ʾArpaḵšaḏ, ʾArpaḵšāḏ, Arphaxad. "Healer; releaser." Masculine.
אשכנז Aškanaz, ʾAškănaz, Ashkenaz. "A fire that spreads." See also Ashkenazi.
אשר Ašer, ʾĀšēr, Asher. "Happy." Masculine.
בארי Bəʾeri, Bəʾēr�, Beeri. "My well; well-man." Masculine.
בלהה Bilha, Bilhāh, Bilhah. "Faltering; bashful." Feminine.
בלע B�laʿ, B�laʿ, Bālaʿ, Bela. "Swallowed." Masculine.
בנימין Binyamin, Binyām�n, Benjamin. "Son of my right hand." Masculine.
בעור Bəʿor, Bəʿ�r, Beor. "Torch." Masculine.
בעל B�ʿal, Bāʿal, Baal. "Lord." Masculine.
בעל חנן B�ʿal ḥanan, B�ʿal ḥānān, Bāʿal ḥānān, Baal-hanan. "Baal of/is grace." Masculine.
ברוך Baruḫ, Bār�ḵ, Baruch. "Blessed." Masculine.
בריעה Bəriʿa, Bər�ʿāh, Beriah. "In fellowship; in envy." Masculine.
ברק Baraq, Bārāq, Barak. "Lightning." Masculine.
בר־תלמי Bar-talmay, Bar-t�ləmay, Bar-tāləmay, Bartholomew. Aramaic loan: "Son of Talmai." Masculine.
בשמת B�səmat, Bāśəmaṯ, Bashemath. "Sweet-smelling." Feminine.
בתואל Bətuʾel, Bəṯ�ʾēl, Bethuel. "Filiation of God." Masculine.
גבריאל Gavriʾel, Gaḇr�ʾēl, Gabriel. "My strength is God." Masculine.
גד Gad, Gāḏ. "Troop; fortune." Masculine.
גדעון Gidʿon, Giḏʿ�n, Gideon. "Destroyer." Masculine.
גל Gal, Gāl. "Wave; memorial; wall." Modern Israeli name.
גלית Golyat, Golyāṯ, Goliath. "Passage; revolution." Masculine.
גלעד Gilʿad, Gilʿāḏ, Gilead. "Heap/mass of testimony." Masculine.
גמר G�mer, Gōmer, Gomer. "Complete; vanishing." Masculine.
גרשם Gerəšom, Gērəšōm, Gershom. "Expulsion." Masculine.
דברה Dəvora, Dəḇōrāh, Deborah. "Bee." Feminine.
דוד D�vid, Dāwiḏ, David. "Beloved." Masculine.
דולב D�lev (stress?), D�leḇ (?). Modern Israeli name.
דור Dor, D�r. "Generation; habitation; dwelling," originally a place name. Modern Israeli name.
דלילה Dəlila, Dəl�lāh, Delilah. "Languishing." Feminine.
דינה Dina, D�nāh, Dinah. "Judged; vindicated." Feminine.
דן Dan, Dān. "Judge." Masculine.
דניאל Daniyyel, Dāniyy�l, Daniel. "My judge is God." Masculine.
דריוש Darəy�veš, Dārəyāweš, Darius. Persian origin (Old Persian dārayavauš.) Masculine.
הבל H�vel, H�ḇel, H�vel, Hāḇel, Abel. "Breath." Masculine.
הגר Hagar, Hāḡār. "Flight; stranger." Feminine.
הושע Hošaʿ, H�šaʿ, Hoš�aʿ, H�ši�ʿ, Hoš�aʿ, H�šē�ʿ, Hosea, Hoš�aʿ, H�šu�ʿ, Hoš�aʿ, H�šō�ʿ. "Salvation." Masculine.
הילל Helel, H�lēl, Hillel. "Praised." Also the Hebrew name for Lucifer (Isaiah 14:12). The Hebrew name itself retains the positive connotations of its original meaning, unlike the negative connotations carried by "Lucifer" in English. Masculine.
זאב Zəʾev, Zəʾēḇ, Zeeb. "Wolf." Masculine.
זבולן Zəv�lun, Zəḇ�lun, Zebulun. "Dwelling; habitation." Masculine.
זכריהו Zəḫary�hu, Zəḵaryāh�, זכריה Zəḫarya, Zəḵaryāh, Zechariah, Zacharias. "Renowned/Remembered of the LORD." Masculine.
זלפה Zilpa, Zilpāh, Zilpah. "Drooping." Feminine.
זרח Z�raḥ, Z�raḥ, Zāraḥ, Zerah. "Sunrise." Masculine.
חבצלת Ḥavaẓẓ�let, Ḥăḇaṣṣ�leṯ, Ḥavaẓẓ�let, Ḥăḇaṣṣāleṯ. "Rose." Feminine.
חבקוק Ḥavaqquq, Ḥăḇaqq�q, Habakkuk. Akkadian loan?: "Embracer, wrestler." Masculine.
חבר Ḥ�ver, Ḥ�ḇer, Ḥ�ver, Ḥāḇer, Heber. "Passing over. (?)" Masculine.
חגי Ḥaggay, Ḥaggi, Ḥagg�, Haggai, Haggi. "Festive." Masculine.
חוה Ḥavva, Ḥawwāh, Eve. "Living." Feminine.
חיה Ḥayya, Ḥayyāh, Eve. "Living." Feminine.
חיים Ḥayyim, Ḥayy�m. "Life." Masculine.
חירה Ḥira, Ḥ�rāh, Hirah. "Liberty; anger."
חם Ḥam, Ḥām, Ham. "Warm; hot." Also Egyptian: "Black." Masculine.
חמול Ḥamul, Ḥām�l, Hamul. "Spared; merciful." Masculine.
חמור Ḥamor, Ḥăm�r, Hamor. "He-ass." Masculine.
חנוך Ḥanoḫ, Ḥăn�ḵ, Enoch. "Initiated; dedicated; disciplined." Masculine.
חנה Ḥanna, Ḥannāh, Hannah, Anna. "Grace; charm; mercy." Feminine.
חצרון Ḥeẓron, Ḥeṣr�n, Hezron. "Enclosed." Masculine.
חרי Ḥori, Ḥōr�, Hori. "Freeborn." Masculine. See also Horites.
חשון Ḥešvan, Ḫešwān, Heshvan. Month name. Hypocorism of מרחשון Marḫešwān.
חת Ḥet, Ḥēṯ, Heth. "Dread." See also Hittites.
טבת Tevet, Ṭēḇēṯ. Month name. Akkadian loan: ṭebētu.
טוביהו Toviyy�hu, Ṭ�ḇiyyāh�, טוביה Toviyya, Ṭ�ḇiyyāh, Tobiah, Tobias. "Good of/is the LORD." Masculine.
יאשיהו Yošiyy�hu, Y�šiyyāh�, Josiah, יאשיה Yošiyya, Y�šiyyāh. "Supported of the LORD." Masculine.
יהוא Yəhu, Yəh�, Jehu. "The LORD is he." Masculine.
יהואב Yəhoʾav, Yəh�ʾāḇ, יואב Yoʾav, Y�ʾāḇ, Joab. "The LORD is father." Masculine.
יהואל Yəhoʾel, Yəh�ʾēl, יואל Yoʾel, Y�ʾēl, Joel. "The LORD is God." Masculine.
יהודה Yəhuda, Yəh�ḏāh, Judah, Judas, Jude. "Praise." Masculine. See also Jew, Kingdom of Judah.
יהודית Yəhudit, Yəh�ḏ�ṯ, Judith. "Praise." Feminine.
יהוחנן Yəhoḥanan, Yəh�ḥānān, יוחנן Yoḥanan, Y�ḥānān, Johanan, John. "The LORD is merciful." Masculine.
יהוכבד Yəhoḫ�ved, Yəh�ḵ�ḇeḏ, Yəhoḫ�ved, Yəh�ḵāḇeḏ, יוכבד Yoḫ�ved, Y�ḵ�ḇeḏ, Yoḫ�ved, Y�ḵāḇeḏ, Jochebed. "The LORD is glory." Feminine.
יהונתן Yəhonatan, Yəh�nāṯān, יונתן Yonatan, Y�nāṯān, Jonathan. "Whom the LORD gave." Masculine.
יהוסף Yəhosef, Yəh�sēp̄, יוסף Yosef, Y�sēp̄, Joseph. "The LORD increases." Masculine.
יהורם, Yəhoram, Yəh�rām, יורם, Yoram, Y�rām, Joram. "The LORD is exalted." Masculine.
יהושע Yəhošaʿ, Yəh�šaʿ, Yəhoš�aʿ, Yəh�ši�ʿ, Yəhoš�aʿ, Yəh�šē�ʿ, Yəhoš�aʿ, Yəh�šu�ʿ, Yəhoš�aʿ, Yəh�šō�ʿ, יושע Yošaʿ, Y�šaʿ, Yoš�aʿ, Y�ši�ʿ, Yoš�aʿ, Y�šē�ʿ, Yoš�aʿ, Y�šu�ʿ, Yoš�aʿ, Y�šō�ʿ, Joshua. "The LORD is help/court."
יהושפט Yəhošafat, Yəh�šāp̄āṭ, יושפט Yošafat, Y�šāp̄āṭ, Jehoshaphat. "The LORD is judge." Masculine.
יובב Yovav, Y�ḇāḇ, Jobab. "Sorrowful; hated." Masculine.
יונה Yona, Y�nāh, Jonah. "Dove." Masculine.
יחזקאל Yəḥezqel, Yəḥezq�l, Ezekiel. "God will strengthen." Masculine.
יחלאל Yaḥləʾel, Yaḥăləʾēl, Jahleel. "Hope in God." Masculine.
יחצאל Yaḥẓəʾel, Yaḥăṣəʾēl, Jahzeel. "Allotted by God." Masculine.
יכין Yaḫin, Yāḵ�n, Jachin. "Firm." Masculine.
ימואל Yəmuʾel, Yəm�ʾēl, Jemuel. "Day of/is God." Masculine.
ימין Yamin, Yām�n, Jamin. "Right hand." Masculine.
ימנה Yimna, Yimnāh, Jimnah, Imnah. "Right hand."
יעלם Yaʿalam, Yaʿălām, Jaalam. "Concealer."
יעוש Yəʿuš, Yəʿ�š, יעיש Yəʿiš, Yəʿ�š, Jeush. "Assembler."
יעקב Yaʿaqov, Yaʿăqōḇ, Jacob, James. "Holder of the heel; supplanter." Masculine.
יפת Y�fet, Y�p̄eṯ, Y�fet, Yāp̄eṯ, Japheth. "Enlarge." Masculine.
יצחק Yiẓḥaq, Yiṣḥāq, Isaac. "Laughter." Masculine.
יקטן Yoqtan, Yoqṭān, Joktan. "Little."
יקשן Yoqšan, Yoqšān, Jokshan. "Snarer."
ירד Y�red, Y�reḏ, Y�red, Yāreḏ, Jared. "Descent." Masculine.
ירדן Yarden, Yardēn, Jordan. "Descending." See also Jordan River.
ירמיהו Yirməy�hu, Yirməyāh�, ירמיה Yirməya, Yirməyāh, Jeremiah. "Appointed of the LORD." Masculine.
ישוי Yišvi, Yišw�, Isui, Jesui. Masculine.
ישוע Yeš�aʿ, Yēš�ʿ, Jesus, Isa. Aramaic loan: Adaptation of יהושע Yəh�šu�ʿ. Masculine. See also Joshua.
ישי Y�šay, Y�šay, Yēšay, Jesse. "Gift." Masculine.
ישיהו Yiššiyy�hu, Yiššiyyāh�, ישיה Yiššiyya, Yiššiyyāh, Jesiah. "Gift of the LORD." Masculine.
ישמעאל Yišmaʿel, Yišmāʿ�l, Ishmael, Ismail. "God will hear." Masculine.
ישעיהו Yəšaʿy�hu, Yəšaʿăyāh�, ישעיה Yəšaʿya, Yəšaʿăyāh, Isaiah. "Salvation of the LORD is salvation." Compressed form of יהושע Yəh�šaʿ or ישוע Yēš�ʿ, suffixed with an abbreviation of the Tetragrammaton to emphasize the place of the LORD in salvation.
ישראל Yisraʾel, Yiśrāʾēl, Israel. "Struggled with God." Masculine. See also Jacob, Israelite, Kingdom of Israel.
יששכר Yissaḫar, Yiśś�ḵār, Issachar. "Reward; recompense." Masculine.
יתניאל Yatniʾel, Yaṯn�ʾēl. Masculine.
יתרו Yitro, Yiṯr�, Jethro. "His excellence/posterity." Masculine.
כהן Kohen, Kōhēn, Cohen. "Priest." Masculine?
כוש Kuš, K�š, Cush. "Black."
כושי Kuši, K�š�. "Cushite."
כלב Kalev, Kālēḇ, Caleb. "Dog; crow; basket." Masculine.
כנען Kən�ʿan, Kənāʿan, Canaan. "Purple; red; merchant; trader." Masculine. See also Phoenicia.
כנרת Kinn�ret, Kinn�reṯ, Kinn�ret, Kinnāreṯ, Chinnereth. Named after the Sea of Chinnereth. Feminine.
כסלו Kislev, Kislēw. Month name. Akkadian loan: kislimu.
כרמי Karmi, Karm�, Carmi. "My vineyard." Masculine.
כרש K�reš, Kōreš, Cyrus. Persian origin: "Like the sun." Masculine.
לאה Leʾa, Lēʾāh, Leah. "Weary; tired." Feminine.
לבן Lavan, Lāḇān, Laban. "White." Masculine.
לוט Lot, L�ṭ. "Hidden; covered." Masculine.
לוטן Lotan, L�ṭān. "Coverer." Masculine.
לוי Levi, Lēw�. "Attached." Masculine.
לחי L�ḥi, L�ḥ�, L�ḥi, Lāḥ�, Lehi. "Jawbone." Masculine.
לילה Layəla, Lāyəlāh. "Night." Feminine.
למך L�meḫ, L�meḵ, L�meḫ, Lāmeḵ, Lamech. "Low; poor." Masculine.
מבצר Mivẓar, Miḇṣār, Mibzar. "Fortress; defending." Masculine.
מבשם, Mivsam, Miḇśām. "Fragrance; smelling sweet." Masculine.
מגדיאל Magdiʾel, Maḡd�ʾēl, Magdiel. "Fruit of God." Masculine.
מדין Midyan, Miḏyān, Midian. "Strife; judgment." Masculine.
מואב Moʾav, M�ʾāḇ, Moab. "Seed of father/leader." Masculine.
מזה Mizza, Mizzāh, Mizzah. "Despair." Masculine.
מי זהב Me zahav, M� zāhāḇ, Mezahab. "Water of gold."
מיכאל Miḫaʾel, M�ḵāʾēl, Michael. "One who is like God" Masculine.
מיכיהו Miḫayhu, M�ḵayh�, Micaiah, מיכה Miḫa, M�ḵāh, Micah. "One who is like the LORD." Masculine.
מים M�yim, Māyim. "Water." Feminine.
מלאכי Malʾaḫi, Malʾāḵ�, Malachi. "My messenger." Masculine.
מלכה Milka, Milkāh, Milcah. "Queen." Feminine.
מלכיאל Malkiʾel, Malk�ʾēl, Malchiel. "My king/leader is God." Masculine.
מלכי־צדק Malki-ẓ�deq, Malk�-ṣ�ḏeq, Malki-ẓ�deq, Malk�-ṣāḏeq, Melchizedek. "My king is righteous." Masculine.
מנחם Mənaḥem, Mənaḥēm, Menahem. "Comforting." Masculine.
מנשה Mənašše, Mənaššeh, Manasseh. "Forgetfulness." Masculine.
מרדכי Mordoḫay, Mordŏḵay, Mordecai. Persian origin: "Contrition." Masculine.
מרחשון Marḥešvan, Marḫešwān. Month name. Akkadian loan: waraḫsamnu. See also Heshvan.
מרים Miryam, Miryām, Miriam, Mary. "Bitter." Feminine.
מרת M�ret, M�reṯ, M�ret, Māreṯ, Mereth, Mareth. "Lady." Feminine.
מרתא Marta, Mart�, Martha. Aramaic origin: "The lady." Feminine.
משה M�še, Mōšeh, Moses. "Drawn." Masculine.
משיח Maš�aḥ, Māš�ḥ, Messiah. "Anointed." Refers only to the Messiah.
משע Mošaʿ, Mōš�ʿ, Moš�aʿ, Mōš�ʿ, Moš�aʿ, Mōšē�ʿ, Moš�aʿ, Mōš�ʿ, Moš�aʿ, Mōšō�ʿ, Mosiah. Means "savior" in the indefinate sense, as opposed to Messiah. Masculine.
מתושלח Mətuš�laḥ, Məṯ�š�laḥ, Mətuš�laḥ, Məṯ�šālaḥ, Methuselah. "Man of the dart." Masculine.
מתניהו Mattany�hu, Mattanyāh�, מתניה Mattanya, Mattanyāh, Mattaniah, מתיהו Mattayy�hu, Mattayyāh�, מתיה Mattayya, Mattayyāh, מתי Mattay, Matthew. Variation of נתניהו Nəṯanyah�. See also Nethaniah.
נבוכדנאצר Nəvuḫadneẓẓar, Nəḇ�ḵaḏnệṣṣar, Nebuchadnezzar. Akkadian origin (Nabū-kudurri-uṣur, "Nabu, defend my boundary marker."). Masculine.
נבית Nəvayot, Nəḇāyōṯ, Nebaioth, Nebajoth. "Height." Masculine.
נח N�aḥ, Nō�ḥ, Noah. "Rest." Masculine.
נחום Naḥum, Naḥ�m, Nahum. "Consolation." Masculine.
נחור Naḥor, Nāḥ�r, Nahor. "Snorting." Masculine.
נחמיהו Nəḥemy�hu, Nəḥemyāh�, נחמיה Nəḥemya, Nəḥemyāh, Nehemiah. "Comforted of/is the LORD." Masculine.
נחת N�ḥat, N�ḥaṯ, Nāḥaṯ, Nahath. "Rest." Masculine.
ניסן Nisan, N�sān. Month name. Akkadian loan: nisānu, from Sumerian nisag "First fruits."
נעה Noʿa, Nōʿāh, Noah. Feminine.
נמרד Nimrod, Nimrōḏ. Possibly Assyrian loan. Masculine.
נעמי Noʿomi, Noʿŏm�, Naomi. "Beautiful; agreeable." Feminine.
נפי Nəfi, Nəp̄�, Nephi. Possibly from Egyptian nfr (Coptic noufi); found in 2 Maccabees 1:36 as the name of a holy place. Masculine.
נפיהו Nəfiyy�hu, Nəp̄iyyāh�, נפיה Nəfiyya, Nəp̄iyyāh. "Nephi of the LORD." See also Nephihah.
נפתלי Naftali, Nap̄tāl�, Naphtali. "My wrestling." Masculine.
נתן Natan, Nāṯān, Nathan. "Gift." Masculine.
נתנאל Nətanʾel, Nəṯanʾēl, Nethaneel, Nathanael. "Gift of/is God." Masculine.
נתניהו Nətany�hu, Nəṯanyāh�, נתניה Nətanya, Nəṯanyah, Nethaniah. "Gift of/is the LORD." Masculine.
סיון Sivan, S�wān. Month name. Akkadian loan: simānu "Season; time."
סעדיהו Saʿadiyy�hu, Saʿăḏiyyāh�, סעדיה Saʿadiyya, Saʿăḏiyyāh, Saadia. "Happy of/is the LORD"; based on Arabic سعيد Saʿīd. Masculine. See also Saadia Gaon.
ספירות Səfirot, Səp̄�r�ṯ, Sephiroth. "Numbers; books." Final Fantasy character name.
סרד S�red, S�reḏ, S�red, Sāreḏ, Sered. "Fear." Masculine.
עבדיהו ʿOvady�hu, ʿŌḇaḏyāh�, עבדיה ʿOvadya, ʿŌḇaḏyāh, Obadiah. "Servant of the LORD." Masculine.
עבד־נגו ʿAved-nəgo, ʿĂḇēḏ-nəḡ�, Abed-nego. Aramaic loan: "Servant of Nego." Masculine.
עבר ʿ�ver, ʿĒḇer, Eber. "One that passes." Masculine. See also Hebrews.
עדה ʿAda, ʿĀḏāh, Adah. "Ornament." Feminine.
עוץ ʿUẓ, ʿ�ṣ, Uz. "Fertile land; counsel." Masculine.
עזריאל ʿAzriʾel, ʿAzr�ʾēl, Azriel, עזרא ʿEzra, ʿEzr�, Ezra. "My help/court of/is God." Masculine.
עירא ʿIra, ʿ�r�, Ira. "Wakeful; watchman." Masculine.
עירד ʿIrad, ʿ�rāḏ, Irad. "Wild ass; dragon." Masculine.
עירם ʿIram, ʿ�rām, Iram. "Citizen." Masculine.
עכבור ʿAḫbor, ʿAḵb�r, Achbor. "Gnawing; mouse." Masculine.
עלי ʿEli, ʿĒl�, Eli. "Ascent." Masculine.
עמון ʿAmmon, ʿAmm�n, Ammon, Amman. "People." Masculine.
עמוניהו ʿAmmoniyy�hu, ʿAmm�niyyāh�, עמוניה ʿAmmoniyya, ʿAmm�niyyāh. "Ammon of the LORD." Unrelated to "ammonia." See also Ammonihah.
עמוס ʿAmos, ʿĀm�s, Amos. "Burden." Masculine.
עמלק ʿAmaleq, ʿĂmālēq, Amalek. "Dweller in a valley." Masculine.
עמנואל ʿImmanuʾel, ʿImmān�ʾēl, Immanuel. "God with us." Masculine.
עמרי ʿOmri, ʿOmr�, Omri. "Sheaf of corn." Masculine.
עמרם ʿAmram, ʿAmrām, Amram. "Friend of the most high (God)." Masculine.
ענה ʿAna, ʿĂnāh, Anah. "Speech." Feminine.
עפרה ʿOfra, ʿOp̄rāh. Unisex.
עפרון ʿEfron, ʿEp̄r�n, Ephron. "Fawn-like; dust." Masculine.
ער ʿEr, ʿĒr, Er. "City. (?)" Masculine.
ערי ʿEri, ʿĒr�, Eri. "My city. (?)" Masculine.
עשו ʿEsav, ʿĒśāw, Esau. "Hairy." Masculine. See also Edom.
עשתרת ʿAšt�ret, ʿAštōreṯ, ʿAshtart. Feminine. (Plural form: עשתרות ʿAštarot, ʿAštār�ṯ.) See also Ishtar.
פוטיפר Potifar, P�ṭ�p̄ar, P�ṭ�p̄ār, Potiphar. Egyptian origin: p-di-p-rʿ "the one whom Ra gave." Masculine.
פוטי פרע Poti f�raʿ, P�ṭ� p̄�raʿ, Poti f�raʿ, P�ṭ� p̄āraʿ, Potipherah. Egyptian origin. Masculine.
פורים Purim, P�r�m. Holiday name. "Lots," plural of פור p�r "Lot", from Akkadian pūru.
פיכל Piḫol, P�ḵōl, Phichol. "Every tongue." Masculine.
פינחס Pinəḥas, P�nəḥās, Phinehas. "Mouth of brass." Masculine.
פלג P�leg, P�leḡ, P�leg, Pāleḡ, Peleg. "Division." Masculine.
פלוא Pallu, Pall�, Phallu. "Separated." Masculine.
פרעה Parʿo, Parʿōh, Pharaoh. From Egyptian pr `3 ("Great House.")
פרץ P�reẓ, P�reṣ, P�reẓ, Pāreṣ, Pharez. "Breach." Masculine.
צבי Ẓəvi, Ṣəḇ�, Zebi. "Deer; goat; gazelle."
צביים Ẓəvoyim, Ṣəḇōy�m, Zeboim. "Deer (plural); goats; gazelles." Feminine.
צבעון, Ẓivʿon, Ṣiḇʿ�n, Zibeon. "Robber; dyed; iniquity that dwells." Masculine.
צדקיהו Ẓidqiyy�hu, Ṣiḏqiyyāh�, צדקיה Ẓidqiyya, Ṣiḏqiyyāh, Zedekiah. "Righteous of/is the LORD." Masculine.
צוחר Ẓ�ḥar, Ṣ�ḥar. "Brightness; window; jewel." Masculine.
צופר Ẓ�far, Ṣ�p̄ar, Zophar. "Chirping; rising early." Masculine.
צידן Ẓidon, Ṣ�ḏōn, Sidon. "Hunting; fishing."
ציון Ẓiyyon, Ṣiyy�n, Zion. "Height." Originally a place name.
צפו Ẓəfo, Ṣəp̄�, Zepho. "Observer." Masculine.
צפור Ẓippor, Ṣipp�r, Zippor. "Bird." Masculine.
צפורה Ẓippora, Ṣipp�rāh, Zipporah. "Bird." Feminine.
צפניהו Ẓəfany�hu, Ṣəp̄anyāh�, צפניה Ẓəfanya, Ṣəp̄anyāh, Zephaniah. "Concealed of/is the LORD." Masculine.
צפנת פענח Ẓ�fənat paʿn�aḥ, Ṣāp̄ənaṯ paʿănē�ḥ, Zaphnath-paaneah. Egyptian origin: "Discoverer of hidden things." Masculine.
קהת Qəhat, Qəhāṯ, Kohath. "Congregation; assembly." Masculine.
קטורה Qətura, Qəṭ�rāh, Keturah. "Incense." Feminine.
קין Q�yin, Qāyin, Cain. "Possession." Masculine.
קינן Qenan, Q�nān, Kenan. "Buyer; owner." Masculine.
קמואל Qəmuʾel, Qəm�ʾēl, Kemuel. "Assembly of/is God." Masculine.
קנז Qənaz, Qənāz, Kenaz. "Hunter." Masculine.
קרח Q�raḥ, Qōraḥ, Korah. "Baldness; ice; hail; frost." Masculine.
ראובן Rəʾuven, Rəʾ�ḇēn, Reuben. "Look, a son." Masculine.
ראומה Rəʾuma, Rəʾ�māh, Reumah. "Lofty; sublime." Feminine.
רבקה Rivqa, Riḇqāh, Rebekah, Rebecca. "Noose." Feminine.
רות Rut, R�ṯ, Ruth. "Satisfied." Feminine.
רחל Raḥel, Rāḫēl, Rachel. "Ewe." Feminine.
רעו Rəʿu, Rəġ�, Ragu, Reu. "Friend." Masculine.
רעואל Rəʿuʾel, Rəġ�ʾēl, Raguel, Reuel, דעואל Dəʿuʾel, Dəġ�ʾēl, Daguel, Deuel. "Friend of/is God." Masculine.
רפאל Refaʾel, Rəp̄āʾēl, Rephael, Raphael. Masculine.
שאול Šaʾul, Šāʾ�l, Saul. "Demanded." Masculine.
שבט Šəvat, Šəḇāṭ, Shevat. Month name. Akkadian loan: šabātu.
שובל Šoval, Š�ḇāl, Shobal. "Pilgrim." Masculine.
שון Šon, Š�n. Adaptation of English Shawn, an adaptation of Irish Se�n, an adaptation of French Jean, an evolution of Christian Latin Johannes, an adaptation of Christian Greek Ιωαννης Iōhannēs, an adaptation and thus variation of Hebrew יוחנן Y�ḥānān.
שוני Šuni, Š�n�, Shuni. "Changed; sleeping." Masculine.
שוע Š�aʿ, Š�ʿ, Shuah. "Prostration; pit." Feminine.
שושנה Šošanna, Š�šannāh, Susanna, Susan. Egyptian loan: "Lily." Feminine.
שטן Satan, Śāṭān. "Adversary; accuser." Used in Hebrew as a noun.
שכם, Šəḫem, Šəḵem, Shechem, Šəḫam, Šəḵām. "Shoulder." Masculine.
שלה Šela, Šēlāh, Shelah. "Petition." Masculine.
שלח Š�laḥ, Š�laḥ, Šālaḥ, Salah. "Mission; sending." Masculine.
שלמה Šəlomo, Šəlōmōh, Solomon. "Peace." Unisex.
שם Šem, Šēm, Shem. "Name." Masculine.
שמה Šamma, Šammāh, Shammah. "Desolation; desert." Masculine.
שמואל Šəmuʾel, Šəm�ʾēl, Samuel. "Name of God; God has heard." Masculine.
שמעון Šimʿon, Šimʿ�n, Simeon, Simon. "Hearkening; listening." Masculine.
שמרון Šimron, Šimr�n, Shimron. "Watchpost." Masculine.
שמשון Šimšon, Šimš�n, Samson. "Of the sun." Masculine.
שעיר Seʿir, Śēʿ�r, Seir. "Rough; hairy." Masculine.
שרה Sara, Śārāh, Sarah. "Princess." Feminine.
שרוג Sərug, Śər�ḡ, Serug. "Branch; layer; twining." Masculine.
שרון Šaron, Šār�n, Sharon. Unisex?
שרח S�raḥ, Ś�raḥ, S�raḥ, Śāraḥ, Serah. "Abundance." Feminine.
שרי Saray, Śāray, Śārāy, Sarai. "My princess." Feminine.
שריהו Səray�hu, Śərāyāh�, שריה Səraya, Śərāyāh, Seraiah, also possibly Sary�hu, Śaryāh�, Sarya, Śaryāh. "Soldier/Prince of/is the LORD." Unisex. See also Sariah.
שת Šet, Šēṯ, Seth. "Placed; appointed." Masculine.
תולע Tolaʿ, T�lāʿ, Tola. "Worm; grub." Masculine.
תום Tom, T�m, Thomas. "Twin." Masculine.
תימן Teman, T�mān. "The south." See also Temani, Yemen.
תלמי Talmay, T�ləmay, Tāləmay, Talmai. "My furrow." Masculine.
תמוז Tammuz, Tamm�z. Month name. Akkadian-Sumerian loan: dumu-zi "Dying and rising shepherd god."
תמנע Timnaʿ, Timna, Timnah.
תמר Tamar, Tāmār. "Palm tree." Feminine.
תרח T�raḥ, T�raḥ, Tāraḥ, Terah. "Wanderer; loiterer." Masculine.
תשרי Tišri, Tišr�, Tishri, Tišre, Tišr�. Month name. Akkadian loan: tašrītu "Beginning", from šurrū, "To begin."
אמיר Amir "Tree top"
איתי Itai
גילי Gili, "my Joy"
דורלי Dorli
דורית Dorit (Doris)
הראל Harʾel
חן Hen �charm� or �grace�
טהור Tahor �pure�
טל Tal, "dew"
טלי Tali - variant on טל or טלי
טליה Talya, "lamb" (feminine)
ינון Yinnon
ירון Yaron "will sing/rejoice"
ירין Yarin �will sing�
יואש Yoash, Joash: "LORD-fired"? (masculine)
ליאון Li-On (Leon) "I have power"
לידור Lidor
לינור Linor (Lenore) �I have light�
מיה Maya; related to Aramaic word for �water�; מאיה Maya � a variant
מיתר Meytar �string� (of a musical instrument)
ניתאי Nitai
נויה Noya; something related to beauty, primarily for girls
נועם Noam, "pleasant"
סראל Sarʾel
עודד Oded �cheered�
עידו Iddo
עילאי Ilai "supreme"
ענת Anat
עמית Amit
עתלית Atlit
עתליה Atalia
פרחיה Perahya: Arabic-Hebrew hybrid, "the LORD is happiness" (or Hebrew-only "blossom of the LORD.")
צרויה Tzruya
קסם Kessem �magic�
רון Ron �song�
רונאל Ronʾel �song of God�
רועי Roʾee �my shepherd� (as in the psalm)
רינת Rinat; something related to song, primarily for girls
שולמית Shulamith
שחף Shakhaf �seagull�
שחר Shakhar �dawn�
שירה Shira �song� or �poetry�, girlsʾ name
שרית Sarit; variant of שרה, Sara(h), girlsʾ name
תומר Tomer �palm�