Hebrew Submitted Surnames
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ADI Hebrew (Rare)
Means "jewel; ornament" in Hebrew, this is more common as a given name than a surname.
AMIT Hebrew (Modern)
From a first name which means "friend", "companion", "colleague", or from a nickname given to a friendly person or a colleague.
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.
From the given name Aviv
, also meaning "spring (the season)" in Hebrew.
From Aramaic בְּרָא (b'rā)
meaning "son, child" or Hebrew בָּר (bar)
meaning "grain, cereal".
Acronym of the first two letters for the Hebrew phrase "son of the Rabbi Samuel." Bar Rabbi Schmul
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
DIAMANT Hebrew, Jewish
Jewish surname derived from French and German diamant
meaning "diamond", used to denote a jeweler.
Means "helping" or "to help" 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]
Means "the priest" in Hebrew, from the word ha
which means "the", and the surname Cohen
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
Means "The Levite" in Hebrew, from the word ha
which means "the", and the surname Levi
From the given name Hod
which means "glory, splendor" in Hebrew, more commonly used as a surname.
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]
Either means "east" or "ancient" in Hebrew.
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
MA'AYAN Hebrew (Rare)
Means "spring of water" or "fountain" in Hebrew, this is more common as a given name than a surname
Margulis is a surname that is derived from the Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation of the Hebrew word מרגלית (Israeli Hebrew /maʁɡaˈlit/), meaning 'pearl,'
From Hebrew מִזְרָחִי (mizrakhí)
meaning "East, eastern".
Means "threshing sledge", "flail" in Hebrew. Morag is a hand-held threshing tool.
Means "horizon" in Hebrew, used both as a given name and a surname.
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.
Derived from Hebrew פְּלָדָה (pladá)
From Hebrew רָבִיב (raviv)
meaning "droplet, rain, drizzle".
From Hebrew שליט (shalit)
meaning "ruler" or "ruling, governing, dominant".
From an Old Testament place name, in Hebrew שָׁרוֹן (Sharon), which means "plain", referring to the fertile plain near the coast of Israel.
SHEMTOV Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good name", derived from Hebrew שם (shem
) means "name" and טוב (tov
) means "good".
SIMANTOV Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good sign", derived from Hebrew סימן (siman
) means "sign" and טוב (tov
) means "good".
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]
YOMTOV Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good day", derived from Hebrew יום (yom
) means "day" and טוב (tov
) means "good".
Means "jubilee" or "anniversary" in Hebrew, usually refers to a 50 years anniversary.
Derived from Hebrew זָהָב (zaháv)
Derived from the the given name Zohar
meaning "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.