181 Unique names of Hebrew origin for girls and boys for your baby

Choosing the name that our baby will bear is one of the first important decisions that we will have to make when we are about to become mothers and fathers. There are many places where we can look for inspiration, such as literature , other languages, or even nature.

If we are looking for an option that includes several classic or traditional names that we can choose from, the Hebrew names are a good starting point. We share 181 names of Hebrew origin for girls and boys with their meaning .

Hebrew names for girls

  • Abigail – source of joy.
  • Adara : beauty.
  • Agara : huida.
  • Amaris : daughter of the moon.
  • Ana : Compassionate, Merciful
  • Arlet : means “Lion of God or Altar of God”.
  • Ava : English variant of Eva and means “to give life”.
  • Bethlehem : comes from the city of Bethlehem, the city where Jesus Christ was born.
  • Betsabé : daughter of an oath.
  • Bluma : flower.
  • Carmel: garden.
  • Delilah: the one with the key.
  • Daniela: its meaning is “She who God is her judge” or “Justice of God”.
  • Dara: pearl of wisdom.
  • Dassa: Diminutive of Hadassah, meaning “myrtle tree.”
  • Datia: variant of Datyah, means “the one who believes in God”.
  • Dava: Diminutive of Davina, meaning “little deer.”
  • David: Beloved.
  • Davina: small deer.
  • Débora: bee or worker like the bee.
  • Edna: rejuvenation.
  • Elisa: comes from ‘ elyasa ‘ and means “divine promise”.
  • Elisabeta/ Elisabeth: means “consecrated to God”, “promise of God”.
  • Elisea: comes from ‘ el i shuah ‘, which means “God is my health”.
  • Elsa: consecrated to God.
  • Esther/Ester: mirto.
  • Eva: means “the one who gives life”. First woman, according to the Bible.
  • Gabriela : God is strength.
  • Genesis : refers to the first sacred book of Christians, in which the origins of everything are discussed. It means “the beginning”.
  • Hadara: Variant of Hadar, meaning “glory, respect.”
  • Hadassah: myrtle tree.
  • Hania: camp.
  • Hanna: grace.
  • Haviva: well loved.
  • Hague: life.
  • Ilana: roble.
  • Ilisa: great happiness.
  • Jana : variant of Johana, name of Hebrew origin whose meaning is “God has had mercy”.
  • Jessica : grace of God.
  • Joaquina : Yahveh (God) will establish.
  • Jordana : the one who descends.
  • Josefa/Josefina : feminine variant of José, means “What God multiplies”.
  • Juana : full of grace.
  • Judit/Judith : means “Jewess”, “from the tribe of Judah”.
  • Kiva: proteger.
  • Leah: cansada.
  • Livana: the moon, white.
  • Magdalena : tower of God.
  • Mara : from the Hebrew marah , meaning “she who is grieved.”
  • Mary : beloved of God, exalted, eminent.
  • Micaela : God is fair.
  • Muna – From the Hebrew muna , meaning “wish.”
  • Naomi: joy, delight.
  • Nazareth: refers to the city of the same name.
  • Nice: flower bud.
  • Naomi: joy, delight.
  • Odelia: I will praise the Lord.
  • Orit: luz.
  • Osha: happiness.
  • Ozara: tesoro, riqueza.
  • Palmyra : refers to the palms.
  • Rafaela: Feminine form of Rafael, meaning “God has healed.”
  • Ray: friend.
  • Raisa: pink.
  • Rachel: the sheep of God.
  • Rebeca/Rebecca: the one with the bow.
  • Riva: maiden.
  • Ruth: faithful companion.
  • Salome: the perfectly finished, the magnificent.
  • Samantha: the one who listens.
  • Samara: variant of Samira, means “protected by God”.
  • Sarah: princess, ma’am.
  • Zipporah: bird, bird.
  • Simona: God has heard.
  • Suri: Princess.
  • Susana: white flower, lily, lily.
  • Tamara : palm tree.
  • One : nation.
  • Uriela : the light of God.
  • Vanna: mariposa.
  • Yael: mountain goat.
  • Zahara: shine.
  • Zakia: pura.
  • Zara: princess.
  • Ziva: shine.
  • Zohara: light, splendor.

Hebrew names for boys

  • Aaron: means “enlightened” and “man of the mountain”.
  • Abner:  my father is light.
  • Abraham: father of the people.
  • Adam: according to the Bible he was the first man created by God.
  • Adriel: man who belongs to the people of God.
  • Aleph: leader.
  • Ariel: its meaning is “Lion of God”.
  • Asaf: who gathers for God.
  • Aziel: “God is my strength.”
  • Barack: comes from bãrãc which means “lightning, lightning”.
  • Baraquías/Baraquiel: Composed of ‘bârâq’ (lightning) and ‘yâh’ , short for Yahweh.
  • Cain – The one who forged his own spear. Cain is the firstborn of Adam and Eve.
  • Caleb: bold, impetuous.
  • Ham : son of Noah.
  • Carmelo : comes from the Hebrew Karmel , which means ‘”garden” or “vineyard”.
  • Daniel : God is my judge
  • Dariel : Lion of God.
  • David : the one loved by God.
  • Ebenezer: help stone.
  • Ephraim: fruitful, fertile.
  • Efron: bird.
  • Eilam: eternal.
  • Eleazar: God help.
  • Elijah: Jehovah is God.
  • Elon: roble.
  • Emmanuel: God is with us.
  • Emmet: verdad.
  • Endor: fountain of youth.
  • Ezekiel: God strengthens.
  • Ezra: help.
  • Fineas: oracle.
  • Gabriel: the strength and power of God.
  • Gadiel: God is my fortune.
  • Gaspar: the one who keeps the goods of God.
  • Gideon: asentador.
  • Gil: happiness.
  • Hadriel : splendor of Jehovah.
  • Haim : Variant of Chaim , meaning “life.”
  • Hiram : my brother, the exalted one.
  • Igal: variant of Yigal , which means: “he will redeem”.
  • Ilai: exalted or elevated. Ilai was one of the mighty warriors in David’s army.
  • Isaac: Yahweh laughs.
  • Isaiah: the health of Yahweh or Yahweh the savior
  • Ishmael/Ismail: God listens. He was the son of Abraham, considered the father of the Arabs.
  • Israel: the one who fights with God.
  • Ittay: neighbor or with me. In the Bible, he is one of King David’s warriors.
  • Jacobo / Jacobo : the one who substitutes.
  • Jaime : Variant of Jacobo, meaning “he who substitutes.”
  • Jared : the one who comes from heaven.
  • Jeremiah : God establishes order.
  • Jesus : Yahveh is the savior or the Messiah.
  • Jethro : excellence.
  • Joaquin : Yahweh has raised.
  • Job : the persecuted or the one who has patience.
  • Joel : God is your lord.
  • Jonah : dove.
  • Jonathan / Jonathan : God’s gift.
  • Jordan : refers to the river of the same name.
  • Jehoshaphat : word of God.
  • José : Variant of Yossef , meaning “God will add.”
  • Joshua : God is my savior.
  • John : God is merciful
  • Judas : the one who recognizes God or the one who comes from Judea.
  • Lavi : lion.
  • Lazarus : helped by God.
  • Levi : the one who unites his own
  • Malachi: messenger.
  • Manuel: God is with us.
  • Mario: masculine variant of Maria, means “loved by God”.
  • Matthias: faithful to God.
  • Melchor: the king of light
  • Meyer: light bearer.
  • Micah: the one who is like the Lord.
  • Miguel: who is like God?.
  • Misael: how is God.
  • Nahum – From the Hebrew nahum , meaning “consolation.”
  • Nathaniel – From the Hebrew name Netan’el , meaning “God has given.”
  • Nazarene : variant of Nazareth and Nazario, which derive from the Hebrew netser , whose meaning can be interpreted as “flowering, bud”.
  • Nazario : to flourish, bud.
  • Naphtali : fight.
  • Noah : long-lived. It can also be translated as “gentle, meek and peaceful”.
  • Oriel: my light is God.
  • Oziel: power of God.
  • Rafael: God has healed.
  • Samuel : the one chosen by God.
  • Saul : the one chosen by God.
  • Simon : the one who listens.
  • Uriel : God is my light.
  • Yadiel: God has heard.
  • Yahir: he shines.
  • Zabdiel : gift from God.
  • Zechariah : God is remembered.
  • Zuriel : the lord is my rock.