Hebrew Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Hebrew speakers. See also about Jewish names.
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ADI Hebrew (Rare)
Means "jewel; ornament" in Hebrew, this is more common as a given name than a surname.
AGAM Hebrew (Modern)
Rare variant of the surname Agami, which came from the Hebrew name Agam, means "lake".
AGAMI Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Agam, means "lake" in Hebrew.
AHARON Hebrew
Variant of Aharoni, from the given name Aaron.
AHARONI Hebrew
From the given name Aharon.
ALMOG Hebrew
From the given name Almog, means "coral" in Hebrew.
AMIR Hebrew
From the given name Amir (2).
AMIT Hebrew (Modern)
From a first name which means "friend", "companion", "colleague", or from a nickname given to a friendly person or a colleague.
AMRAM Hebrew, Jewish
From the given name Amram.
ANTURY Greek, Hebrew
Haifa, Israel.... [more]
ARGAMAN Hebrew
Means "crimson" in Hebrew.
ARIEL Hebrew
From the given name Ariel.
AROUSI Jewish, Hebrew, Jewish (Australian, Expatriate), Judeo-Arabic, Arabic
Yemenite Jewish and Arabic name possibly deriving from Arabic words aroosi, "bridal, relating to a wedding", rousi, "groom". El Aroussi, a variant, is found densely in Morocco and Francophone populations (France, Canada).
ASAF Hebrew
From the given name Asaf.
ASHER Hebrew
From the given name Asher.
ASHKENAZI Hebrew, 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.
AVITAL Hebrew
From the given name Avital.
AVIV Hebrew
From the given name Aviv, also meaning "spring (the season)" in Hebrew.
AVIVI Hebrew
Means "springlike" or "of the spring" in Hebrew. (see Aviv)
AVNER Hebrew
From the given name Avner.
AVNI Hebrew (Modern)
Means "my stone" in Hebrew, a variant of the surname Even or a diminutive of Avner.
AZAR Hebrew
Means "(he) helped" in Hebrew, a verb form of Ezer or Ezra.
AZULAY Hebrew
Variant of Azoulay.
BAR Hebrew
From Aramaic בְּרָא (b'rā) meaning "son, child" or Hebrew בָּר (bar) meaning "grain, cereal".
BARASCH Hebrew
Acronym of the first two letters for the Hebrew phrase "son of the Rabbi Samuel." Bar Rabbi Schmul
BAR GIL Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of Bar and Gil, with the meaning of "son of Gil" or "one who is joyful".
BAR HAIM Hebrew
Combination of Bar and Haim, with the meaning of "son of Chayyim".
BARKAI Hebrew
Means ''morning star'' in Hebrew.
BAR LEV Hebrew
Combination of the surnames Bar and Lev.
BAR SHAUL Hebrew
Combination of Bar and Shaul, with the meaning of "son of Saul".
BAR YOSEF Hebrew
Combination of Bar and Yosef, with the meaning of "son of Joseph".
BARZELAI Hebrew
Variant form of Barzilai.
BARZELAY Hebrew
Variant form of Barzilai via Barzelai. A known bearer of this surname is American-Israeli musician Eef Barzelay (b. 1970).
BARZILAI Hebrew
Derived from Barzillai, the name of a character from the Talmud. His name meant "man of iron" or "iron-hearted", derived from Hebrew בַּרְזֶל (barzél) "iron".
BARZILAY Hebrew
Variant form of Barzilai.
BAR ZOHAR Hebrew
Combination of the surnames Bar and Zohar.
BEN-AHARON Hebrew
Means "son of Aaron" in Hebrew.
BEN ARI Hebrew
Means "son of Ari (1)" in Hebrew.
BEN ASHER Hebrew
Means "son of Asher" in Hebrew.
BEN DAVID Hebrew
Means "son of David" in Hebrew.
BEN DAYAN Hebrew
Means "son of Dayan (a judge)" in Hebrew.
BEN DOR Hebrew
Means “son of Dor” in Hebrew.
BEN EZRA Hebrew
Means "son of Ezra" in Hebrew.
BEN HAIM Hebrew
Means "son of Chayyim" in Hebrew.
BEN ISRAEL Hebrew
Means "son of Israel" in Hebrew.
BEN MENACHEM Hebrew
Means "son of Menachem" in Hebrew.
BEN MOSHE Hebrew
Means "son of Moshe" in Hebrew.
BEN NATAN Hebrew
Means "son of Natan" in Hebrew. (see Nathan)
BEN SHALOM Hebrew
Means "son of peace" in Hebrew.
BEN SHIMON Hebrew
Means "son of Shimon" in Hebrew.
BEN SHUSHAN Hebrew
Means "son of the lily" in Hebrew.
BEN SIMON Hebrew
Means "son of Simon" or "son of Shimon" in Hebrew.
BEN TZVI Hebrew
Means "son of Tzvi" in Hebrew.
BEN YA'AKOV Hebrew
Means "son of Yaakov" or "son of Jacob" in Hebrew.
BEN YAIR Hebrew
Means “son of Yair” in Hebrew.
BEN YOSEF Hebrew
Means "son of Yosef" in Hebrew.
BEN ZAKEN Hebrew
Means "son of the old man" in Hebrew. (see Zaken)
BEN ZE'EV Hebrew
Means "son of Ze'ev" in Hebrew.
BEN ZION Hebrew
Means "son of Zion" in Hebrew.
BRACHA Hebrew
From the given name Bracha, means "blessing" in Hebrew.
DAYAN Hebrew
Means "judge" in Hebrew.
DIAMANT Hebrew, Jewish
Jewish surname derived from French and German diamant meaning "diamond", used to denote a jeweler.
DOR Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Dor, means "generation" in Hebrew.
DORON Hebrew
From the given name Doron.
EFRATI Hebrew
From the given name Efrat.
ELIMELECH Hebrew
Means "My God is a King" in Hebrew.
ELIYAHU Hebrew
From the given name Eliyahu.
ELKAYAM Hebrew
Means "God is exist" in Hebrew. From the words el, "God" and kayam, "exist".
EREZ Hebrew (Modern)
Means "cedar" in Hebrew.... [more]
EVEN Hebrew
Means "stone" in Hebrew.
EZER Hebrew
Means "helping" or "to help" in Hebrew.
GADOT Hebrew
Means "riverbanks" in Hebrew.
GAL Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Gal (1), means "wave" in Hebrew.
GALIT Hebrew
From the given name Galit.
GERSHON English, Hebrew
Hebrew One of the tribes of Israel ... [more]
GIL Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Gil (3), means "joy, happiness" in Hebrew.
GURSULTUR Jewish (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]
HACOHEN Hebrew
Means "the priest" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Cohen.
HADAD Arabic, Hebrew
Variant transcription of Haddad.
HADAR Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Hadar, means "splendour, glory" in Hebrew.
HADDAD Arabic, 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.
HAIM Hebrew
From the given name Haim.
HALEVI Hebrew
Means "The Levite" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname Levi.
HASSON Hebrew (Modern)
Means "sturdy" or "strong" in Hebrew, it is not related to the Arabic name Hasan.
HAYAT Hebrew
Means "tailor" in Hebrew.
HOD Hebrew
From the given name Hod which means "glory, splendor" in Hebrew, more commonly used as a surname.
INBAR Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Inbar, means "amber" in Hebrew.
ISRAEL Hebrew
From the name Israel.
JEHLE Hebrew
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]
KADOSH Hebrew
Means "holy" in Hebrew.
KARIV Hebrew
Means "battle, fight, war" in Hebrew.
KEDEM Hebrew
Either means "east" or "ancient" in Hebrew.
KEIDAR Hebrew
Keidar is an ancient nickname given to the descendants of Ishmael.
KEREN Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Keren.
KESHET Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Keshet which means "rainbow" in Hebrew, it is used more as a surname than a given name.
KHEN Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Hen or Chen (2) which both means "beauty", "grace", "charm" in Hebrew.
KOHEN Jewish, Hebrew, English
Hebrew form of Cohen.
KOREN Slovene, 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]
KOSCHEK Hebrew
Derives from the ancient Hebrew given name "Yaakov" meaning "following-after".
LAVI Hebrew
From the given name Lavi, meaning "lion"
MA'AYAN Hebrew (Rare)
Means "spring of water" or "fountain" in Hebrew, this is more common as a given name than a surname
MALKA Hebrew
Means "queen" in Hebrew.
MANOR Hebrew
Means "loom" or "weaving" in Hebrew.
MARGALIT Hebrew
Means "pearl" in Hebrew, ultimately from Greek μαργαρίτης (margarī́tēs) (see Margalit).
MARGULIS Hebrew
Margulis is a surname that is derived from the Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation of the Hebrew word מרגלית (Israeli Hebrew /maʁɡaˈlit/), meaning 'pearl,'
MATAN Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
From the given name Matan which means "gift" or "to give" in Hebrew.
MATANA Hebrew
Literally means "gift" in Hebrew.
MEIRON Hebrew
From the given name Miron (2).
MIZRACHI Hebrew
Variant transcription of Mizrahi.
MIZRAHI Hebrew
From Hebrew מִזְרָחִי (mizrakhí) meaning "East, eastern".
MOR Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Mor, means "myrrh" in Hebrew.
MORAG Hebrew
Means "threshing sledge", "flail" in Hebrew. Morag is a hand-held threshing tool.
MORAN Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
From the given name Moran.
MORPURGO Hebrew
Morpurgo (Hebrew: מורפורגו‎) is an Italian surname of Jewish origin. Originally Marpurg, from the Austrian city Marburg an der Drau (today Maribor in Slovenia). Key ancestor was Moises Jacob, father of Petachia, in Bad-Rackersburg, Austria... [more]
MOSHE Hebrew
From the given name Moshe.
NAHUM Hebrew
From the given name Nahum.
NATAN Hebrew
From the given name Natan.
NAZARETH Hebrew
From the Hebrew for "To guard."
NEMIROV Russian, Hebrew, Ukrainian
Name derived from the city of Nemirov in Ukraine, The city was named after its founder, Prince Nemir.
NESHER Hebrew (Modern)
Means "eagle" in Hebrew.
NESSIM Spanish, Jewish, Hebrew
Hebrew for 'miracles'. Name was originally Bar-Nisim; 'Children of the Miricle'
OFEK Hebrew
Means "horizon" in Hebrew, used both as a given name and a surname.
OFER Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Ofer, means "fawn" in Hebrew.
OPHIR Hebrew
From the given name Ophir. Ophir (or Ofir) is originally a biblical place name. In the days of King Solomon, Ophir was metioned as the name of a land, full of abudant natural treasures such as gold, silver, etc.
OREN Hebrew
From the given name Oren.
ORPAZ Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Orpaz, means "golden light" in Hebrew.
OVADIA Hebrew
From the given name Ovadia.
PAZ Hebrew (Rare)
From the given name Paz (2), means "gold" in Hebrew. ... [more]
PELED Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew פְּלָדָה (pladá) meaning "steel".
PRIEL Hebrew
Means "the fruit of god"
RAVID Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Ravid, means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAVIV Hebrew
From Hebrew רָבִיב (raviv) meaning "droplet, rain, drizzle".
RAZ Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Raz, means "secret" in Hebrew.
REGEV Hebrew
Means "clod of earth" in Hebrew.
RESHEF Hebrew
From the given name Resheph.
SADE Hebrew
Means "field" in Hebrew.
SAPIR Hebrew
Means "sapphire" in Hebrew.
SHAI Hebrew (Modern)
From the unisex given name Shai.
SHAKED Hebrew
Means Almond in Hebrew
SHAKHAR Hebrew (Modern)
Means "dawn" in Hebrew.
SHALEV Hebrew
Means “peaceful, calm, serene” in Hebrew (see Shalev).
SHALIT Hebrew
From Hebrew שליט (shalit) meaning "ruler" or "ruling, governing, dominant".
SHANI Hebrew
Means "red, scarlet" in Hebrew. From the given name Shani (1).
SHAPIRA Hebrew
Variant spelling of Shapiro.
SHARON Hebrew
From an Old Testament place name, in Hebrew שָׁרוֹן (Sharon), which means "plain", referring to the fertile plain near the coast of Israel.
SHAVIT Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Shavit, means "comet" in Hebrew.
SHEMESH Hebrew
Means "sun" in Hebrew.
SHEMTOV Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good name", derived from Hebrew שם (shem) means "name" and טוב (tov) means "good".
SHOHAM Hebrew
Means "onyx" in Hebrew.
SHOSHAN Hebrew
From Hebrew שׁוֹשָׁן (shoshán) meaning "lily".
SIMANTOV Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good sign", derived from Hebrew סימן (siman) means "sign" and טוב (tov) means "good".
TAL Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Tal, means "dew" in Hebrew.
TAMIR Hebrew
from the given name Tamir. Tamir means Tall.
TOPAZ Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Topaz, which is a kind of a precious stone.
TZUR Hebrew
Means "cliff, rock" in Hebrew.
VARDI Hebrew
From the given names Vered or Varda which means "rose" in Hebrew.
WEINSTOCK English, 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]
YAM Hebrew
From the given name Yam.
YARCHI Hebrew
From Hebrew יָרֵחַ (yareach), meaning "moon".
YARDEN Hebrew (Rare)
From the given name Yarden, which is named after the Jordan (2) River. ... [more]
YARDENI Hebrew (Modern)
Means "of Jordan (2)" in Hebrew.
YEFET Hebrew
From the given name Yefet. (see Japheth)
YOMTOV Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good day", derived from Hebrew יום (yom) means "day" and טוב (tov) means "good".
YOSEF Hebrew, Arabic
From the given name Yosef.
YOVEL Hebrew
Means "jubilee" or "anniversary" in Hebrew, usually refers to a 50 years anniversary.
ZAHAVI Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew זָהָב (zaháv) meaning "gold".
ZAKEN Hebrew
Means "old man" in Hebrew.
ZE'EV Hebrew
Means "wolf" in Hebrew.
ZEEVI Hebrew
From the Hebrew given name Zev, meaning "wolf."
ZIV Hebrew
From the given name Ziv.
ZOHAR Hebrew
Derived from the the given name Zohar meaning "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
ZUARETZ Hebrew (Modern)
Means "this land" in Hebrew, also Hebrew form of Suárez.