Popular Hebrew Baby Names

Aaliyah

Hebrew - Female

Ascend, highly exalted. Made popular due to the late R&B singer/actress Aaliyah Dana Haughton (January 16, 1979 - August 25, 2001).

  • Rated 3.38 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.38 (142 votes)

Aaron

Hebrew - Male

Lofty, exalted, high mountain. Biblically, Aaron was Moses' older brother (and keeper by God's command). He was first high priest of the Israelites, remembered for the miraculous blossoming of his staff or rod.

  • Rated 3.44 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.44 (146 votes)

Abbey

Hebrew - Female

Diminutive of Abigail: Father rejoiced, or father's joy. Gives joy. The intelligent, beautiful Abigail was Old Testament King David's third wife, described as "good in discretion and beautiful in form."

  • Rated 3.25 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.25 (72 votes)

Abbie

Hebrew - Female

Diminutive of Abigail: Father rejoiced, or father's joy. Gives joy. The intelligent, beautiful Abigail was Old Testament King David's third wife, described as "good in discretion and beautiful in form."

  • Rated 3.35 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.35 (88 votes)

Abbott

Hebrew - Male

Abbey father.

  • Rated 2.72 out of 4 stars

Rating: 2.72 (18 votes)

Abby

Hebrew - Female

Form of Abigail: Father of joy.

  • Rated 3.44 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.44 (89 votes)

Abe

Hebrew - Male

Diminutive of Abraham: Father of a multitude. In Genesis the Old Testament patriarch Abram's name was changed to Abraham when it was revealed he would be father of the Hebrew nation. Further popularized by 19th century US president Abraham Lincoln.

  • Rated 2.91 out of 4 stars

Rating: 2.91 (22 votes)

Abel

Hebrew - Male

Breath, son, breathing spirit. In the Old Testament, Abel was the son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain in a fit of jealousy.

  • Rated 3.00 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.00 (24 votes)

Abie

Hebrew - Male

Form of Abraham: Father of a multitude.

  • Rated 3.10 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.10 (10 votes)

Abigail

Hebrew - Female

Father rejoiced, or father's joy. Gives joy. The intelligent, beautiful Abigail was Old Testament King David's third wife, described as 'good in discretion and beautiful in form.' In the 1916 play The Scornful Lady, Abigail was a lady's maid.

  • Rated 3.62 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.62 (186 votes)

Abner

Hebrew - Male

Father is light, or father of light. The Old Testament Abner was Saul's cousin and army commander, a clever strategist. Abner became fashionable after the Reformation. 'Li'l Abner', was the hero of a comic strip by cartoonist Al Capp.

  • Rated 2.76 out of 4 stars

Rating: 2.76 (21 votes)

Abraham

Hebrew - Male

Father of a multitude.

  • Rated 3.04 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.04 (23 votes)

Abram

Hebrew - Male

High father.

  • Rated 3.00 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.00 (13 votes)

Adah

Hebrew - Female

Beautiful addition.

  • Rated 2.88 out of 4 stars

Rating: 2.88 (16 votes)

Adams

Hebrew - Male

Variant of Adam: Man of the red earth. Adam was the first man created by God.

  • Rated 2.92 out of 4 stars

Rating: 2.92 (13 votes)

Aden

Hebrew - Male

Variant of Adin: Attractive, handsome, pleasure given. Adin was a biblical exile who returned to Israel from Babylon.

  • Rated 3.45 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.45 (29 votes)