hebrew names for girls
, here are some popular Hebrew names for girls, along with their meanings:
Abigail (אביגיל): Father's joy.
Adina (עדינה): Delicate, gentle.
Batya (בתיה): Daughter of God.
Chava (חוה): Life or living one. This is the Hebrew form of Eve.
Dalia (דַּלְיָה): Branch or bough.
Esther (אסתר): Star, or possibly "hidden".
Hannah (חַנָּה): Grace.
Leah (לֵאָה): Weary. In the Old Testament Leah was the first wife of Jacob and the mother of seven of his children.
Miriam (מִרְיָם): Wished-for child, or possibly bitter or rebellion.
Naomi (נָעֳמִי): Pleasantness.
Rachel (רָחֵל): Ewe. In the Old Testament, Rachel was the favorite wife of Jacob and mother of Joseph and Benjamin.
Sarah (שָׂרָה): Princess.
Tamar (תָּמָר): Palm tree.
Ziva (זִיוָה): Brilliance, brightness.
Just like the boys' names, these names have a deep biblical history and significance. If you're choosing a name for a baby, you might want to consider the stories and characters associated with these names in the Bible.