Hebrew Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Hebrew speakers. See also about Jewish names.
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AGAMHebrew (Modern)
Rare variant of the surname Agami, which came from the Hebrew name Agam, means "lake".
AGAMIHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Agam, means "lake" in Hebrew.
ALMOGHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Almog, means "coral" in Hebrew.
AMIRHebrew
From the given name Amir (2).
AMITHebrew (Modern)
From a first name which means "friend", "companion", "colleague", or from a nickname given to a friendly person or a colleague.
AMRAMHebrew, Jewish
From the given name Amram.
ANTURYGreek, Hebrew
Haifa, Israel.... [more]
ARIELHebrew
From the given name Ariel.
ASHERHebrew
From the given name Asher.
ASHKENAZIHebrew, Jewish
From the name of a kingdom referenced in the Hebrew Bible named Ashkenaz, also used to refer to Jews living in Europe or Slavic countries. The name itself is mostly likely derived from Assyrian Aškūza, in turn, the Assyrians probably based the name off of that of the Scythians.
AVITALHebrew
From the given name Avital.
AVIVHebrew
From the given name Aviv, also meaning "spring (the season)" in Hebrew.
AVIVIHebrew
Means "springlike" or "of the spring" in Hebrew. (see Aviv)
AVNERHebrew
From the given name Avner.
AVNIHebrew (Modern)
Means "my stone" in Hebrew, a variant of the surname Even or a diminutive of Avner.
AZARHebrew
Means "(he) helped" in Hebrew, a verb form of Ezer or Ezra.
BARHebrew
From Aramaic בְּרָא (b'rā) meaning "son, child" or Hebrew בָּר (bar) meaning "grain, cereal".
BARASCHHebrew
Acronym of the first two letters for the Hebrew phrase "son of the Rabbi Samuel." Bar Rabbi Schmul
BAR GILHebrew (Modern)
Combination of Bar and Gil, with the meaning of "son of Gil" or "one who is joyful".
BAR HAIMHebrew
Combination of Bar and Haim, with the meaning of "son of Chayyim".
BARKAIHebrew
Means ''morning star'' in Hebrew.
BAR YOSEFHebrew
Combination of Bar and Yosef, with the meaning of "son of Joseph".
BARZELAIHebrew
Variant form of Barzilai.
BARZELAYHebrew
Variant form of Barzilai via Barzelai. A known bearer of this surname is American-Israeli musician Eef Barzelay (b. 1970).
BARZILAIHebrew
Thought by some to be a patronymic surname meaning "son of Zilai", but this is actually incorrect. The surname actually derives from Barzillai, the name of a character from the Talmud. His name meant "man of iron" or "iron-hearted", derived from Hebrew barzel "iron"... [more]
BARZILAYHebrew
Variant form of Barzilai.
BEN-AHARONHebrew
Means "son of Aaron" in Hebrew.
BEN ARIHebrew
Means "son of Ari (1)" in Hebrew.
BEN ASHERHebrew
Means "son of Asher" in Hebrew.
BEN DAVIDHebrew
Means "son of David" in Hebrew.
BEN DAYANHebrew
Means "son of Dayan (a judge)" in Hebrew.
BEN DORHebrew
Means “son of Dor” in Hebrew.
BEN EZRAHebrew
Means "son of Ezra" in Hebrew.
BEN HAIMHebrew
Means "son of Chayyim" in Hebrew.
BEN ISRAELHebrew
Means "son of Israel" in Hebrew.
BEN MOSHEHebrew
Means "son of Moshe" in Hebrew.
BEN NATANHebrew
Means "son of Natan" in Hebrew. (see Nathan)
BEN SHALOMHebrew
Means "son of peace" in Hebrew.
BEN SHIMONHebrew
Means "son of Shimon" in Hebrew.
BEN SHUSHANHebrew
Means "son of the lily" in Hebrew.
BEN SIMONHebrew
Means "son of Simon" or "son of Shimon" in Hebrew.
BEN TZVIHebrew
Means "son of Tzvi" in Hebrew.
BEN YA'AKOVHebrew
Means "son of Yaakov" or "son of Jacob" in Hebrew.
BEN YAIRHebrew
Means “son of Yair” in Hebrew.
BEN YOSEFHebrew
Means "son of Yosef" in Hebrew.
BEN ZE'EVHebrew
Means "son of Ze'ev" in Hebrew.
BEN ZIONHebrew
Means "son of Zion" in Hebrew.
BRACHAHebrew
From the given name Bracha, means "blessing" in Hebrew.
DAYANHebrew
Means "judge" in Hebrew.
DIAMANTHebrew, Jewish
Jewish surname derived from French and German diamant meaning "diamond", used to denote a jeweler.
DORHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Dor, means "generation" in Hebrew.
DORONHebrew
From the given name Doron.
ELIMELECHHebrew
Means "My God is a King" in Hebrew.
ELIYAHUHebrew
From the given name Eliyahu.
EVENHebrew
Means "stone" in Hebrew.
EZERHebrew
Means "helping" or "to help" in Hebrew.
GADOTHebrew
Means "riverbanks" in Hebrew.
GALHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Gal (1), means "wave" in Hebrew.
GALITHebrew
From the given name Galit.
GERSHONEnglish, Hebrew
Hebrew One of the tribes of Israel ... [more]
GILHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Gil (3), means "joy, happiness" in Hebrew.
GOLDBERGGerman, Hebrew
German Jewish, meaning Gold Mountain.
GURSULTURJewish (Latinized), Kurdish, Hebrew
This name is a composition of the following words: GUR; Hebrew for "lion cub", SUL; which is an abbreviation of Suleman (Kurdish for king Solomon), TUR; this word is derived from the Arba'ah Turim. The Arbaáh Turim are often called simply the Tur, which is an important Halakhic code.... [more]
HACOHENHebrew
Means "the priest" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Cohen.
HADADArabic, Hebrew
Variant transcription of Haddad.
HADARHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Hadar, means "splendour, glory" in Hebrew.
HADDADArabic, Hebrew, Persian
Means "blacksmith" in Arabic, ultimately from Syriac ܚܰܕܳܕܳܐ (hadado), though it could also be derived from the name of a Semitic deity, Hadad.
HAIMHebrew, Jewish
From the given name Haim (see Chayyim).
HALEVIHebrew
Means "The Levite" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Levi.
HASSONHebrew (Modern)
Means "sturdy" or "strong" in Hebrew, it is not related to the Arabic name Hasan.
HAYATHebrew
Means "tailor" in Hebrew.
HODHebrew
From the given name Hod which means "glory, splendor" in Hebrew, more commonly used as a surname.
INBARHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Inbar, means "amber" in Hebrew.
ISRAELHebrew
From the name Israel.
JEHLEHebrew
Jehle-Romanov surname was given name of monarchical leaders over the areas of eastern Eurasia known as Russia and all Russia's yet upon revolution family erroneously reported all dead. Most family of Alexander died while remaining in Russia, while those whom escaped circa 1880 survived... [more]
JOSEPHHebrew, English, Dutch, Yiddish
From Ioseph, the Latin form of Greek Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), which was from the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning "he will add". In the Old Testament, Joseph is the eleventh son of Jacob. Because he was the favourite of his father, his older brothers sent him to Egypt and told their father that he had died... [more]
KADOSHHebrew
Means "holy" in Hebrew.
KARIVHebrew
Means "battle, fight, war" in Hebrew.
KESHETHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Keshet which means "rainbow" in Hebrew, it is used more as a surname than a given name.
KORENSlovene, Hebrew
Koren is a surname which has multiple origins. Koren may be a variant of the German occupational surname Korn, meaning a dealer in grain. Alternatively, it may be a variant of the Greek female name Kora... [more]
MALKAHebrew
Means "queen" in Hebrew.
MANORHebrew
Means "loom" or "weaving" in Hebrew.
MARGALITHebrew
Means "pearl" in Hebrew, ultimately from Greek μαργαρίτης (margarī́tēs) (see Margalit).
MARGULISHebrew
Margulis is a surname that is derived from the Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation of the Hebrew word מרגלית (Israeli Hebrew /maʁɡaˈlit/), meaning 'pearl,'
MATANHebrew (Modern, Rare)
From the given name Matan which means "gift" or "to give" in Hebrew.
MATANAHebrew
Literally means "gift" in Hebrew.
MEIRONHebrew
From the given name Miron (2).
MIZRACHIHebrew
Variant transcription of Mizrahi.
MIZRAHIHebrew
From Hebrew מִזְרָחִי (mizrakhí) meaning "East, eastern".
MORHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Mor, means "myrrh" in Hebrew.
MORANHebrew (Modern, Rare)
From the given name Moran.
MOSHEHebrew
From the given name Moshe.
NAHUMHebrew
From the given name Nahum.
NATANHebrew
From the given name Natan.
NAZARETHHebrew
From the Hebrew for "To guard."
NEMIROVRussian, Hebrew, Ukrainian
Name derived from the city of Nemirov in Ukraine, The city was named after its founder, Prince Nemir.
NESSIMSpanish, Jewish, Hebrew
Hebrew for 'miracles'. Name was originally Bar-Nisim; 'Children of the Miricle'
OFEKHebrew
Means "horizon" in Hebrew, used both as a given name and a surname.
OFERHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Ofer, means "fawn" in Hebrew.
ORENHebrew
From the given name Oren.
ORPAZHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Orpaz, means "golden light" in Hebrew.
OVADIAHebrew
From the given name Ovadia.
PAZHebrew (Rare)
From the given name Paz (2), means "gold" in Hebrew. ... [more]
PELEDHebrew
From Hebrew פְּלָדָה (plada), meaning "steel".
PRIELHebrew
Means "the fruit of god"
RAVIDHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Ravid, means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAVIVHebrew
From Hebrew רָבִיב (raviv) meaning "droplet, rain, drizzle".
RAZHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Raz, means "secret" in Hebrew.
REGEVHebrew
Means "clod of earth" in Hebrew.
RESHEFHebrew
From the given name Resheph.
SADEHebrew
Means "field" in Hebrew.
SHAIHebrew (Modern)
From the unisex given name Shai.
SHAKEDHebrew
Means Almond in Hebrew
SHALEVHebrew
Means “peaceful, calm, serene” in Hebrew (see Shalev).
SHALITHebrew
From Hebrew שליט (shalit) meaning "ruler" or "ruling, governing, dominant".
SHAPIRAHebrew
Variant spelling of Shapiro.
SHARONHebrew
From the given name Sharon.
SHAVITHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Shavit, means "comet" in Hebrew.
SHEMESHHebrew
Means "sun" in Hebrew.
SHEMTOVHebrew (Modern)
Means "good name", derived from Hebrew שם (shem) means "name" and טוב (tov) means "good".
SHOHAMHebrew
Means "onyx" in Hebrew.
SHOSHANHebrew
From Hebrew שׁוֹשָׁן (shoshán) meaning "lily".
SIMANTOVHebrew (Modern)
Means "good sign", derived from Hebrew סימן (siman) means "sign" and טוב (tov) means "good".
TALHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Tal, means "dew" in Hebrew.
TAMIRHebrew
from the given name Tamir. Tamir means Tall.
TOPAZHebrew (Modern)
From the given name Topaz, which is a kind of a precious stone.
TZURHebrew
Means "cliff, rock" in Hebrew.
WEINSTOCKEnglish, German, Hebrew
This surname of WEINSTOCK is the English variant of the German surname WENSTOCK, an occupational name for a producer or seller of wine, derived originally from the Old German WEIN. The name was also adopted by Ashkenazic Jews, largely recollecting the prominence of wine in the Jewish Scriptures and its used in Jewish ceremonies... [more]
YARCHIHebrew
From Hebrew יָרֵחַ (yareach), meaning "moon".
YARDENIHebrew (Modern)
Means "of Jordan (2)" in Hebrew.
YOMTOVHebrew (Modern)
Means "good day", derived from Hebrew יום (yom) means "day" and טוב (tov) means "good".
YOSEFHebrew, Arabic
From the given name Yosef.
YOVELHebrew
Means "jubilee" or "anniversary" in Hebrew, usually refers to a 50 years anniversary.
ZIVHebrew
From the given name Ziv.
ZOHARHebrew
Derived from the the given name Zohar meaning "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
ZUARETZHebrew (Modern)
Means "this land" in Hebrew, also Hebrew form of Suárez.
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