Hebrew Submitted Surnames

These names are used by Hebrew speakers. See also about Jewish names.
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ADI עֲדִי Hebrew (Rare)
Means "jewel; ornament" in Hebrew, this is more common as a given name than a surname.
ADUT אַדוּת Hebrew
AGAM אגם Hebrew (Modern)
Rare variant of the surname AGAMI, which came from the Hebrew name AGAM, means "lake".
AGAMI אגמי Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name AGAM, means "lake" in Hebrew.
AHARON אהרון Hebrew
Variant of AHARONI, from the given name AARON.
AHARONI אהרוני Hebrew
From the given name AHARON.
ALMOG אַלְמוֹג Hebrew
From the given name ALMOG, means "coral" in Hebrew.
AMIR עמיר Hebrew
From the given name AMIR (2).
AMIT עָמִית Hebrew (Modern)
From a first name which means "friend", "companion", "colleague", or from a nickname given to a friendly person or a colleague.
AMRAM עמרם Hebrew, Jewish
From the given name AMRAM.
ANTURY Greek, Hebrew
Haifa, Israel.... [more]
ARGAMAN אַרְגָּמָן Hebrew
Means "crimson" in Hebrew.
ARIEL אריאל Hebrew
From the given name ARIEL.
AROUSI ערוסי Jewish, Hebrew, 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 אסף Hebrew
From the given name ASAF.
ASHER אשר Hebrew
From the given name ASHER.
AVITAL אביטל Hebrew
From the given name AVITAL.
AVIV אביב Hebrew
From the given name AVIV, also meaning "spring (the season)" in Hebrew.
AVIVI אֲבִיבִי Hebrew
Means "springlike" or "of the spring" in Hebrew. (see AVIV)
AVNER אבנר Hebrew
From the given name AVNER.
AVNI אבני Hebrew (Modern)
Means "my stone" in Hebrew, a variant of the surname EVEN or a diminutive of AVNER.
AZAR עזר Hebrew
Means "(he) helped" in Hebrew, a verb form of EZER or EZRA.
AZULAY אזולאי Hebrew
Variant of AZOULAY.
BAR בר 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 בר גיל Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of BAR and GIL, with the meaning of "son of GIL" or "one who is joyful".
BAR HAIM בר חיים Hebrew
Combination of BAR and HAIM, with the meaning of "son of Chayyim".
BARKAI בַּרְקַאי‎ Hebrew
Means ''morning star'' in Hebrew.
BAR LEV בר לב Hebrew
Combination of the surnames BAR and LEV.
BAR SHAUL בר שאול, בר-שאול Hebrew
Combination of BAR and Shaul, with the meaning of "son of SAUL".
BAR YOSEF בר יוסף 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... [more]
BARZILAI ברזילי 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 בר זוהר Hebrew
Combination of the surnames BAR and ZOHAR.
BEN-AHARON בן אהרון Hebrew
Means "son of AARON" in Hebrew.
BEN ARI בן ארי Hebrew
Means "son of ARI (1)" in Hebrew.
BEN ASHER בן אשר Hebrew
Means "son of ASHER" in Hebrew.
BEN DAVID בן דוד Hebrew
Means "son of DAVID" in Hebrew.
BEN DAYAN בן דיין Hebrew
Means "son of DAYAN (a judge)" in Hebrew.
BEN DOR בן דור Hebrew
Means “son of DOR” in Hebrew.
BEN EZRA בן עזרא Hebrew
Means "son of EZRA" in Hebrew.
BEN HAIM בן חיים Hebrew
Means "son of CHAYYIM" in Hebrew.
BEN HARUSH בן הרוש Hebrew
Son of HARUSH
BEN ISRAEL בן ישראל Hebrew
Means "son of ISRAEL" in Hebrew.
BEN MENACHEM בן מנחם Hebrew
Means "son of MENACHEM" in Hebrew.
BEN MOSHE בן משה Hebrew
Means "son of MOSHE" in Hebrew.
BEN NATAN בן נתן Hebrew
Means "son of NATAN" in Hebrew. (see NATHAN)
BEN SHALOM בן שלום Hebrew
Means "son of peace" in Hebrew.
BEN SHIMON בן שמעון Hebrew
Means "son of Shimon" in Hebrew.
BEN SHUSHAN בן שושן Hebrew
Means "son of the lily" in Hebrew.
BEN SIMON בן סימון, בן שמעון Hebrew
Means "son of SIMON" or "son of Shimon" in Hebrew.
BEN TZVI בן צבי Hebrew
Means "son of TZVI" in Hebrew.
BEN YA'AKOV בן יעקב Hebrew
Means "son of YAAKOV" or "son of JACOB" in Hebrew.
BEN YAIR בן יאיר Hebrew
Means “son of YAIR” in Hebrew.
BEN YOSEF בן יוסף Hebrew
Means "son of YOSEF" in Hebrew.
BEN ZAKEN בן זקן Hebrew
Means "son of the old man" or "son of the elder" in Hebrew.
BEN ZE'EV בן זאב Hebrew
Means "son of ZE'EV" in Hebrew.
BEN ZION בן ציון Hebrew
Means "son of Zion" in Hebrew.
BEN ZVI בן צבי Hebrew
Means "son of ZVI".
BRACHA ברכה Hebrew
From the given name BRACHA, means "blessing" in Hebrew.
DAYAN דיין Hebrew
Means "judge" in Hebrew.
DIAMANT דיאמנט Hebrew, Jewish
Jewish surname derived from French and German diamant meaning "diamond", used to denote a jeweler.
DOR דור Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name DOR, means "generation" in Hebrew.
DORON דוֹרוֹן Hebrew
From the given name DORON.
EFRATI אפרתי Hebrew
From the given name Efrat.
ELIMELECH אלימלך, אלי-מלך Hebrew
Means "My God is a King" in Hebrew.
ELIYAHU אליהו Hebrew
From the given name ELIYAHU.
ELKAYAM אלקיים, אל-קיים Hebrew
Means "God is exist" in Hebrew. From the words el, "God" and kayam, "exist".
ELZEA Hebrew (Francized, Rare), American (South, Francized, Rare)
The name means G-d’s help It is a French transition of the Hebrew name Eleazar applied to Jews that came to France by way of Egypt. Later it was carried over to the French Caribbean mainly St. Martinique which was the first major Jewish settlement in the Caribbean, but the name also spread to other Latin American Islands including Mexico... [more]
EREZ אֶרֶז Hebrew (Modern)
Means "cedar" in Hebrew.... [more]
EVEN אבן Hebrew
Means "stone" in Hebrew.
EVEN KHEN אבן חן Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of the surnames EVEN and HEN, which create the meaning of "precious stone".
EZER עזר Hebrew
Means "helping" or "to help" in Hebrew.
GADOT גדות Hebrew
Means "riverbanks" in Hebrew.
GAL גל Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Gal (1), means "wave" in Hebrew.
GALIT גלית Hebrew
From the given name GALIT.
GERSHON English, Hebrew
Hebrew One of the tribes of Israel ... [more]
GIL גִּיל Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name Gil (3), means "joy, happiness" in Hebrew.
GURSULTUR גרסלתר 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 הכהן Hebrew
Means "the priest" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname COHEN.
HADAD חדד Arabic, Hebrew
Variant transcription of HADDAD.
HADAR הדר Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name HADAR, means "splendour, glory" in Hebrew.
HAIM חיים Hebrew
From the given name HAIM.
HALEVI הלוי Hebrew
Means "The Levite" in Hebrew, from the word ha which means "the", and the surname LEVI.
HARUSH הרוש Hebrew
HASSON חסון Hebrew (Modern)
Means "sturdy" or "strong" in Hebrew, it is not related to the Arabic name HASAN.
HAYAT חייט Hebrew
Means "tailor" in Hebrew.
HEN Hebrew (Modern)
Modern variant of KHEN.
HOD הוד Hebrew
From the given name HOD which means "glory, splendor" in Hebrew, more commonly used as a surname.
INBAR ענבר, עינבר Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name INBAR, means "amber" in Hebrew.
ISRAEL ישראל Hebrew
From the name ISRAEL.
JAFFE יפה‎ Hebrew
From the given name JAFFE.
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]
JOFFE גופה Hebrew
Variant spelling of Jaffe.
KADOSH קָדוֹשׁ Hebrew
Means "holy" in Hebrew.
KARIV קריב Hebrew
Means "battle, fight, war" in Hebrew.
KEDEM קדם Hebrew
Either means "east" or "ancient" in Hebrew.
KEIDAR קידר Hebrew
Keidar is an ancient nickname given to the descendants of Ishmael.
KEREN קֶרֶן Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name KEREN.
KESHET קשת Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name KESHET which means "rainbow" in Hebrew, it is used more as a surname than a given name.
KHEN חֵן Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name HEN or Chen (2) which both means "beauty", "grace", "charm" in Hebrew.
KOCHAB כוכב Hebrew (Germanized, Archaic), Arabic (Germanized, Archaic)
The previous pole star was Kochab, (Beta Ursae Minoris, β UMi, β Ursae Minoris), the brightest star in the bowl of the "Little Dipper", located 16 degrees from Polaris. It held that role from 1500 BC to AD 500.... [more]
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 לביא Hebrew
From the given name LAVI, meaning "lion"
LEV לב Hebrew
From the given name LEV (2).
MA'AYAN מעין, מעיין Hebrew (Rare)
Means "spring of water" or "fountain" in Hebrew, this is more common as a given name than a surname
MALKA מלכה Hebrew
Means "queen" in Hebrew.
MANOR מנור Hebrew
Means "loom" or "weaving" in Hebrew.
MARGULIS מרגלית Hebrew
Margulis is a surname that is derived from the Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation of the Hebrew word מרגלית (Israeli Hebrew /maʁɡaˈlit/), meaning 'pearl,'
MATAN מַתָן Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
From the given name MATAN which means "gift" or "to give" in Hebrew.
MATANA מַתָנָה Hebrew
Literally means "gift" in Hebrew.
MEIRON מירון Hebrew
From the given name MIRON (2).
MIZRACHI מזרחי Hebrew
Variant transcription of MIZRAHI.
MIZRAHI מזרחי Hebrew
From Hebrew מִזְרָחִי (mizrakhí) meaning "East, eastern".
MOR מור Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name MOR, means "myrrh" in Hebrew.
MORAG מוֹרַג Hebrew
Means "threshing sledge", "flail" in Hebrew. Morag is a hand-held threshing tool.
MORAN מורן 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 משה Hebrew
From the given name MOSHE.
NAHUM נחום Hebrew
From the given name NAHUM.
NATAN נתן 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 נשר Hebrew (Modern)
Means "eagle" in Hebrew.
NESSIM Spanish, Jewish, Hebrew
Hebrew for 'miracles'. Name was originally Bar-Nisim; 'Children of the Miricle'
NETANYAHU נתניהו Hebrew
From the given name NETANYAHU.
OFEK אופק Hebrew
Means "horizon" in Hebrew, used both as a given name and a surname.
OFER עפר, עופר Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name OFER, means "fawn" in Hebrew.
OFIR אוֹפִיר Hebrew (Modern)
Variant of OPHIR.
OPHIR אוֹפִיר 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 אורן Hebrew
From the given name OREN.
ORPAZ אורפז Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name ORPAZ, means "golden light" in Hebrew.
OVADIA עובדיה Hebrew
From the given name OVADIA.
PAZ פז Hebrew (Rare)
From the given name PAZ (2), means "gold" in Hebrew. ... [more]
PELED פלד Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew פְּלָדָה (pladá) meaning "steel".
PRIEL פריאל, פרי-אל Hebrew
Means "the fruit of god"
RATZON רָצוֹן Hebrew (Modern)
Means "will, wish, desire" in Hebrew.
RAVID רביד Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name RAVID, means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAVIV רביב Hebrew
From Hebrew רָבִיב (raviv) meaning "droplet, rain, drizzle".
RAZ רז Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name RAZ, means "secret" in Hebrew.
REGEV רגב Hebrew
Means "clod of earth" in Hebrew.
RESHEF רשף Hebrew
From the given name RESHEPH.
SADE שדה Hebrew
Means "field" in Hebrew.
SAPIR ספיר Hebrew
Means "sapphire" in Hebrew.
SEGEV שגב Hebrew
Means "exaltation, greatness" in Hebrew.
SHAI שַׁי Hebrew (Modern)
From the unisex given name SHAI.
SHAKED Hebrew
Means Almond in Hebrew
SHAKHAR Hebrew (Modern)
Means "dawn" in Hebrew.
SHALEV שלו Hebrew
Means “peaceful, calm, serene” in Hebrew (see SHALEV).
SHALIT שליט Hebrew
From Hebrew שליט (shalit) meaning "ruler" or "ruling, governing, dominant".
SHANI שָׁנִי Hebrew
Means "red, scarlet" in Hebrew. From the given name Shani (1).
SHAPIRA שפירא Hebrew
Variant spelling of SHAPIRO.
SHARON שרון 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 שביט Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name SHAVIT, means "comet" in Hebrew.
SHEMESH שמש Hebrew
Means "sun" in Hebrew.
SHEMTOV שמטוב, שם-טוב Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good name", derived from Hebrew שם (shem) means "name" and טוב (tov) means "good".
SHIRAN שירן Hebrew
SHOHAM שוהם Hebrew
Means "onyx" in Hebrew.
SHOSHAN שושן‎‎ Hebrew
From Hebrew שׁוֹשָׁן (shoshán) meaning "lily".
SIMANTOV סימנטוב, סימן-טוב Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good sign", derived from Hebrew סימן (siman) means "sign" and טוב (tov) means "good".
TAL טל Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name TAL, means "dew" in Hebrew.
TAMIR Hebrew
from the given name TAMIR. Tamir means Tall.
TOPAZ טופז Hebrew (Modern)
From the given name TOPAZ, which is a kind of a precious stone.
TZUR צור Hebrew
Means "cliff, rock" in Hebrew.
TZVI צבי Hebrew
From the given name TZVI, means "gazelle, roebuck" in Hebrew.
TZVIEL צביאל Hebrew (Modern)
Means "gazelle of god" in Hebrew, from the given name TZVI combined with el which means "God".
VARDI ורדי 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 ירחי Hebrew
From Hebrew יָרֵחַ (yareach), meaning "moon".
YARDEN ירדן Hebrew (Rare)
From the given name YARDEN, which is named after the JORDAN (2) River. ... [more]
YARDENI ירדני Hebrew (Modern)
Means "of JORDAN (2)" in Hebrew.
YEFET יפת Hebrew
From the given name YEFET. (see Japheth)
YOFFE יופה Hebrew, Jewish
Eastern Ashkenazic variant of JAFFE.
YOMTOV יומטוב, יום-טוב Hebrew (Modern)
Means "good day", derived from Hebrew יום (yom) means "day" and טוב (tov) means "good".
YOSEF יוסף Hebrew, Arabic
From the given name YOSEF.
YOVEL יוֹבֵל Hebrew
Means "jubilee" or "anniversary" in Hebrew, usually refers to a 50 years anniversary.
ZAHAVI זהבי Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew זָהָב (zaháv) meaning "gold".
ZAKEN זקן Hebrew
Means "old man" in Hebrew.
ZE'EV זאב Hebrew
Means "wolf" in Hebrew.
ZEEVI זאבי Hebrew
From the Hebrew given name ZEV, meaning "wolf."
ZIV זיו Hebrew
From the given name ZIV.
ZOHAR זהר, זוהר Hebrew
Derived from the the given name ZOHAR meaning "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
ZUARETZ זוארץ, זו-ארץ Hebrew (Modern)
Means "this land" in Hebrew, also Hebrew form of SUÁREZ.
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