Hebrew Names

A broad range of the spellings used in this database.

Names and their history

The following is an extract from a post on Jewishgen, published here with the kind permission of Dick Plotz. Dick posted this in answer to a query about a Hebrew inscription which was hard to read. We thought this excellent…

Female names

English versions of Hebrew names vary widely: this list shows a broad range of the spellings used in this database. Abigail Adel Bathsheba Beila Bena Benka Benla Benvenida Bila, Bilah Blanca, Blanka Bloomah, Bluma, Blumah, Blume Breina Breindel, Breindela Brenlah…

Male names

English versions of Hebrew names vary widely: this list shows a broad range of the spellings used in this database. Aaron, Ahron Abner Abraham, Avrahom Aharon Akiba, Akiva Aleksander Angel Anschel, Anshel Arbilai Areal, Ariel Ari Aryeh, Ary[eh] Asher Avidgor…