missreader's Personal Name List

Adara
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: אַדָרָה(Hebrew)
Rating: 44% based on 9 votes
Means "noble" in Hebrew.
Atarah
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: עֲטָרָה(Hebrew)
Pronounced: AT-ə-rə(English)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Lórien
Rating: 18% based on 5 votes
Means "crown" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Atarah is a minor character, the wife of Jerahmeel.
'Avigayil
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: אֲבִיגַיִל(Ancient Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Abigail
Rating: 16% based on 5 votes
Biblical Hebrew form of Abigail.
Channah
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: חַנָּה(Ancient Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Carter
Rating: 36% based on 5 votes
Biblical Hebrew form of Hannah.
Elah
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: אֵלָה(Ancient Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Elanor
Rating: 42% based on 6 votes
Means "terebinth tree" in Hebrew. This was the name of the fourth king of Israel, as told in the Old Testament. He was murdered by Zimri, who succeeded him.
Eliana 2
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: אֶלִיעַנָה(Hebrew)
Rating: 59% based on 9 votes
Means "my God has answered" in Hebrew.
Hadassah
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: הֲדַסָּה(Hebrew)
Rating: 50% based on 1 vote
From Hebrew הֲדַס (hadas) meaning "myrtle tree". In the Old Testament this is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther.
Hannah
Gender: Feminine
Usage: English, Hebrew, German, Dutch, Arabic, Biblical
Other Scripts: חַנָּה(Hebrew) حنّة(Arabic)
Pronounced: HAN-ə(English) HA-na(German) HAH-na(Dutch) HAN-nah(Arabic)
Rating: 59% based on 7 votes
From the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) meaning "favour, grace", derived from the root חָנַן (chanan). In the Old Testament this is the name of the wife of Elkanah. Her rival was Elkanah's other wife Peninnah, who had children while Hannah remained barren. After a blessing from Eli she finally became pregnant with Samuel.

As an English name, Hannah was not regularly used until after the Protestant Reformation, unlike the vernacular forms Anne and Ann and the Latin form Anna, which were used from the late Middle Ages. In the last half of the 20th century Hannah surged in popularity and neared the top of the name rankings for both the United States and the United Kingdom.

Jia
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: גיא(Hebrew)
Pronounced: JEE-AH
Rating: 0% based on 1 vote
Means "ravine" or "valley" in Hebrew.
Malka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: מַלְכָּה(Hebrew)
Rating: 0% based on 1 vote
Means "queen" in Hebrew.
Miriam
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: מִרְיָם(Hebrew)
Pronounced: MIR-ee-əm(English) MI-ryam(German) mee-RYAM(Spanish) MI-ri-yam(Czech) MEE-ree-am(Slovak)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Mary Alice
Rating: 57% based on 6 votes
Hebrew form of Mary. It is used in the Old Testament, where it belongs to the elder sister of Moses and Aaron. She watched over the infant Moses as the pharaoh's daughter drew him from the Nile. The name has long been popular among Jews, and it has been used as an English Christian name (alongside Mary) since the Protestant Reformation.
Nava
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: נָאוָה(Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Astrid
Rating: 46% based on 5 votes
Means "beautiful" in Hebrew.
Rivka
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: רִיבְקָה(Hebrew)
Rating: 55% based on 6 votes
Modern Hebrew form of Rebecca.
Smadar
Gender: Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: סְמָדַר(Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Thalia
Rating: 18% based on 5 votes
Means "blossom" in Hebrew.
Adi 1
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: עֲדִי(Hebrew)
Pronounced: ah-DEE
Rating: 0% based on 2 votes
Means "jewel, ornament" in Hebrew.
Adir
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: אַדִּיר(Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Gilan
Rating: 32% based on 6 votes
Means "strong, mighty" in Hebrew. This word is used in the Hebrew Bible to describe God.
Asa
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: אָסָא(Hebrew)
Pronounced: AY-sə(English)
Rating: 48% based on 6 votes
Possibly means "healer" in Hebrew. This name was borne by the third king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.
Baruch
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Biblical, Hebrew
Other Scripts: בָּרוּך(Hebrew)
Pronounced: bə-ROOK(English) BEHR-uwk(English) BAHR-uwk(English)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Asher
Rating: 22% based on 5 votes
Means "blessed" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a companion of the prophet Jeremiah, acting as his scribe and assistant. The deuterocanonical Book of Baruch was supposedly written by him. A famous bearer was Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), a Dutch-Jewish rationalist philosopher.
Mikha'el
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: מִיכָאֵל(Ancient Hebrew)
Rating: 38% based on 5 votes
Biblical Hebrew form of Michael.
Ovadia
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: עֹבַדְיָה(Hebrew)
Rating: 30% based on 1 vote
Modern Hebrew form of Obadiah.
Oved
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: עוֹבֵד(Hebrew)
Rating: 20% based on 1 vote
Hebrew form of Obed.
Shalom
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: שָׁלוֹם(Hebrew)
Pronounced: sha-LOM
Rating: 34% based on 5 votes
Means "peace" in Hebrew.
Shemu'el
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Biblical Hebrew
Other Scripts: שְׁמוּאֵל(Ancient Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Samuel
Rating: 40% based on 5 votes
Biblical Hebrew form of Samuel.
Tamir
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: תָּמִיר(Hebrew)
Rating: 36% based on 5 votes
Means "tall" in Hebrew.
Uri
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Biblical, Biblical Latin, Hebrew
Other Scripts: אוּרִי(Hebrew)
Rating: 28% based on 5 votes
Means "my light" in Hebrew. This is the name of the father of Bezalel in the Old Testament.
Yeshua
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Other Scripts: יֵשׁוּעַ(Ancient Hebrew)
Rating: 42% based on 5 votes
Contracted form of Yehoshu'a (see Joshua) used in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Hebrew Bible. The form was also used in Aramaic, and was most likely the name represented by Greek Iesous (see Jesus) in the New Testament. This means it was probably the real name of Jesus.
Zakiah
Gender: Masculine
Usage: Arabic
Other Scripts: زكيّة(Arabic)
Pronounced: za-KEE-yah
Rating: 25% based on 4 votes
Alternate transcription of Arabic زكيّة (see Zakiyya).
Arioch
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend, Hebrew
Pronounced: A´rEok(Biblical English, Judeo-Christian Legend, Hebrew)
Personal remark: My top choice Hebrew name for myself currently
Rating: 10% based on 1 vote
Meaning: "a fierce lion" or "lion-like" and "venerable".

This was the name of two biblical men, Arioch was a king of Ellasar who was allied with Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:1,9) and Captain of Nebuchadnezzar's guard (Dan. 2:14-15, 24-25).

Originally appears in the Book of Genesis chap. 14 as the "King of Ellasar", part of the confederation of kings who did battle with the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah and with Abraham in the vale of Siddim.

Ori
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: אוֹרִי(Hebrew)
Rating: 43% based on 3 votes
Means "my light" in Hebrew.
Shalev
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: שָׁלֵו(Hebrew)
Personal remark: Hebrew name for Septimus
Rating: 32% based on 5 votes
Means "calm, tranquil" in Hebrew.
Tal
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: טַל(Hebrew)
Pronounced: TAL
Rating: 40% based on 5 votes
Derived from Hebrew טַל (tal) meaning "dew".
Tovia
Gender: Masculine & Feminine
Usage: Hebrew
Other Scripts: טוֹבִיָּה(Hebrew)
Rating: 50% based on 4 votes
Hebrew form of Tobiah, also used as a feminine form.
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