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  1. EVEN (אֶבֶן): Hebrew name meaning "stone." Compare with another form of Even.
  2. EVEN-EZER (אֶבֶן-עֵזֶר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Eben-haezer, meaning "foundation stone, stone of help." In the bible, this is the name of the place where the Israelites were defeated by the Philistines. It is also the name of a memorial stone set up by Samuel after the Israelites got their revenge. 
  3. EVER (עֵבֶר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Heber, meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem.
  4. EVRON (עֶבְרׄן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Ebron, meaning "alliance, association."
  5. EYAL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Ayal, meaning "deer, gazelle."
  6. EYLAM: (עֵילָם): Hebrew name meaning "boundless time, eternity." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Shem. Related to Egyptian Olam.
  7. EYPHAH (עֵיפָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Midian and one of Caleb's concubines. Also spelled Efah. The Anglicized form is Ephah.
  8. EYTHAN (אֶזְרָחִי): Hebrew name meaning "enduring, long-lived." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of Judah.
  9. EZAR: Short form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning "my god has helped."
  10. EZRA (עֶזְרָא): Hebrew name meaning "help." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the book of Ezra.
  11. EZRAH (עְזָרה): Hebrew name meaning "help." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jether, Mered, Epher and Jalon.
  12. FLINT: Jewish ornamental name, meaning "shotgun." Compare with another form of Flint.
  13. GABRIYEL (גַּבְרִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." In the bible, this is the name of an archangel.
  14. GAD (גָּד): Hebrew name meaning "troop." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet and the seventh son of Jacob by Zilpah. Compare with other forms of Gad.
  15. GADDIYEL (גַּדִּיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "God is my fortune." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve scouts sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.
  16. GAL (גַּל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "mound, wave."
  17. GALAL (גָּלָל): Hebrew name meaning "influential." In the bible, this is the name of two characters, a son of Asaph and a son of Jeduthun. Compare with another form of Galal.
  18. GALIL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Galiyl, meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring." 
  19. GALIYL (גָּלִיל): Hebrew name meaning "rolling, turning" or "circuit, region, ring." In the bible, this is the name of a circuit or ring (Galilee) of the Gentiles. 
  20. GAMAL (גָּמָל): Hebrew name meaning "camel." Compare with another form of Gamal.
  21. GAMLIYEL (גַּמְלִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "God is my reward." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Manasseh.
  22. GAVRI (גַּבְרִי): Variant form of Hebrew Gavriel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
  23. GAVRIE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gavri, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
  24. GAVRIEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God." 
  25. GEDALIAHU: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gedalyahu, meaning "God is great."
  26. GEDALYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gedalyah, meaning "God is great."
  27. GEDALYAH (גְּדַלְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "God is great." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the governor of Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar.
  28. GEDALYAHU (גְּדַלְיָהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Gedalyah, meaning "God is great."
  29. GEMARIA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gemarya, meaning "God has accomplished."
  30. GEMARYA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gemaryah, meaning "God has accomplished." 
  31. GEMARYAH (גְּמַרְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "God has accomplished." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Hilkiah who bore Jeremiah's letter to the captive Jews. 
  32. GEMARYAHU (גְּמַרְיָהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Gemaryah, meaning "God has accomplished." In the bible, this is the name of one of the nobles who lived in the time of Jeremiah.
  33. GERA (גֵּרָא): Hebrew name meaning "a grain." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Benjamin.
  34. GERAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gera, meaning "a grain."
  35. GERESHOM (גֵּרְשׁׄם): Hebrew name meaning "exile, expulsion." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Moses.
  36. GERESHOWN (גֵּרְשׁוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "exile, expulsion." In the bible, this is the name of the first son of Levi
  37. GIDAL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."
  38. GIDDEL (גִּדֵּל): Hebrew name meaning "too great; giant." In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of temple slaves, and the head of the descendants of Solomon's servants.
  39. GIDEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidel, meaning "too great; giant."
  40. GIDI: Pet form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
  41. GIDON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Gidown, meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior."
  42. GIDOWN (גִּדְעוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "cutter down; hewer," i.e. "mighty warrior." In the bible, this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.
  43. GIL (גִּיל): Hebrew name meaning "joy." Compare with other forms of Gil.
  44. GIL-AD (גִּיל-עַד): Hebrew name meaning "hard, stony region."
  45. GILAD (גִּלְעָד): Hebrew name meaning "hard, stony region." In the bible, this is the name of region east of the Jordan River. It is also the name of several characters, including a grandson of Manasseh.
  46. GINA (גִּנָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden." Compare with strictly feminine forms of Gina.
  47. GOLYAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Golyath, meaning "exile." 
  48. GOLYATH (גָּלְיַת): Hebrew name meaning "exile." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es-Safi, bears two Proto-Semitic names (alwt and wlt) which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC, very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived. 
  49. GOMER (גּׄמֶר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to finish, to complete." In the bible, this is the name of both the son of Japhet and the wife of the Prophet Hosea. Compare with another form of Gomer.
  50. GOWG (גּוֹג): Hebrew name meaning "mountain." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog. 
  51. HABACUC: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chabaqquwq, meaning "embrace."
  52. HADAD (חֲדַד): Hebrew name meaning "mighty." In the bible, this is the name of two kings of Edom, and a son of Ishmael. Compare with other forms of Hadad.
  53. HADAR (הֲדַר): Hebrew name meaning "honor." In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite king. Also spelled Chadar.
  54. HADAS (הָדָס): Hebrew unisex name meaning "myrtle tree."
  55. HAIM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."
  56. HAMAN (הָמָן): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning "magnificent." In the bible, this is the name of a wicked prime minister.
  57. HANAEL: Variant form of Hebrew Channiy'el, meaning "favored of God." 
  58. HAYYM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."
  59. HAYYIM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."
  60. HEBEL (הֶבֶל): Hebrew name meaning "breath, breathing." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain. Also spelled Hevel.
  61. HEBER (Greek: Ἔβέρ, Hebrew: עֵבֶר): Greek and Hebrew name meaning "the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea)." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem. Compare with another form of Heber.
  62. HED (הֵד): Hebrew unisex name meaning either "shout of joy" or "echo."
  63. HEVEL (הֶבֶל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Hebel, "breath, breathing." 
  64. HEYLEL (הֵילֵל): Hebrew name meaning "light-bringer." In the bible, this is a name for the morning star (Lucifer) and the honorific title of a Babylonian king. Lucifer is the Latin translation of this name.
  65. HILLEL (חִלֵּל): Hebrew name meaning "praising, singing." In the bible, this is the name of the father of judge Abdon.
  66. HOSHA'NA (הוֹשׁע-נא): Hebrew unisex name derived from hosha'na, meaning "deliver us." In the bible, this was the cry of the people who recognized Jesus as the Messiah when he entered Jerusalem.
  67. HOWSHEA (הוֹשֵׁעַ): Hebrew name meaning "salvation." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the author of the Book of Hosea.
  68. HYAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chayim, meaning "life."
  69. IBRIY (עִבְרִי): Hebrew name derived from the name Ever ("the region beyond; the other side"), hence "Hebrew." In the bible, this is the name of a Merarite Levite. Abraham was called Ivri because he came from ever "the other side."
  70. IKAVOD: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning "inglorious; without glory." 
  71. ILAN (אִילָן): Hebrew name meaning "tree."
  72. IMMANUW'EL (עִמָּנוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "God is with us." In the bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah.
  73. IMRIY (אִמְרִי): Hebrew name meaning "eloquent." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.
  74. ITTAY (אִתַּי): Hebrew name meaning "neighboring" or "with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David's warriors.
  75. ITZHAK: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh." 
  76. IVRI (עִבְרִי): Variant spelling of Hebrew Ibriy, meaning "Hebrew."
  77. IVTZAN (אִבצָן): Hebrew name meaning "coated with zinc."
  78. IY-KABOWD (אִי-וכָבוֹד): Hebrew name meaning "inglorious; without glory." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.
  79. IYOV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyowb, meaning "hated, oppressed." 
  80. IYOWB (אִיּוֹב): Hebrew name meaning "hated, oppressed." In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God. Job is the Anglicized form.
  81. IYTHAMAR (אִיתָמָר): Hebrew name meaning "land of palms." In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron
  82. IYTHIYEL (אִיתִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "God is with me." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.
  83. IYRA (עִירָא): Hebrew name meaning "watchful of a town." In the bible, this is the name of one king David's officers and two of his warriors.
  84. IYYOV: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyov, meaning "hated, oppressed."
  85. KAFZIEL (קפציאל): Hebrew name meaning "speedy one of God." In Jewish legend, this is the name of an angel. Unlike most of the other angels, Kafziel is a watcher, rather than a doer. He is called the angel of solitude and tears, and presides over the deaths of kings. Kafziel is associated with the Seventh Heaven, the planet Saturn, and has been worshiped by Satanists. He is also known by the Latin name Cassiel.
  86. KALEB (כָּלֵב): Hebrew name meaning "dog" or "rabid." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses. Also spelled Kalev.
  87. KALEBH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid."
  88. KALEV (כָּלֵב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning "dog" or "rabid." Compare with another form of Kalev.
  89. KALIL (כָּלִיל): Hebrew name meaning "crown, wealth." Compare with another form of Kalil.
  90. KARMEL (כַּרְמֶל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden-land." In the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the Holy Land.
  91. KARMIY (כַּרְמִי): Hebrew name meaning "a vinedresser" or "my vineyard." In the bible, this is the name of a Judaite, father of Achan, and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.
  92. KARNI (קַרְנִי): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my horn," a symbol of strength. Also spelled Carni.
  93. KASHTI (קַשְׁתִּי): Hebrew name meaning "my bow; my rainbow."
  94. KEHAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kehath, meaning "assembly." 
  95. KEHATH (קְהָת): Variant form of Hebrew Qehath, meaning "assembly." 
  96. KENANIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kenanyah, meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends."
  97. KENANYAH (כְּנַנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah establishes" or "whom Jehovah defends." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem.
  98. KESED (כֶּשֶׂד): Hebrew name meaning "increase." In the bible, this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor. Chesed is the Anglicized form.
  99. KORACH (קׄרַח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Qorach, meaning "bald" or "ice." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron
  100. KOWRESH (כּׄרֶשׁ): Hebrew form of Persian K�rush, meaning "like the sun." In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews. 
  101. KUSH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Kuwsh, meaning "black," i.e. "Ethiopian." 
  102. KUWSH (כּוּשׁ): Hebrew name meaning "black," i.e. "Ethiopian." In the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah. The Anglicized form is Cush.
  103. LABAN (לָבָן): Hebrew name meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
  104. LAEL (לָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "belonging to God" or "by God." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Gershon family.
  105. LAPIYDOWTH (לַפִּידוֹת): Hebrew name meaning "torches." In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.
  106. LAVAN (לָבָן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Laban, meaning "white." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.
  107. LAVI (לָבִיא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion."
  108. LECHIY (לִחִי): Hebrew name derived from the biblical name of a place near the border of the hill-country of Judah, meaning "cheek" or "jaw." The place is noted for being the location of Samson's killing of 1000 men with the jawbone of an ass.
  109. LEMEK (לֶמֶךְ): Hebrew name meaning "powerful." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah
  110. LEMMY: Pet form of English Lemuel and Hebrew Lemuwel, meaning "by God" or "for God." 
  111. LEMUWEL (לְמוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning "by God" or "for God." In the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly Solomon
  112. LEV (לֵב): Hebrew name meaning "heart." Compare with other forms of Lev.
  113. LEVIY (לֵוִי): Hebrew name derived from the word lewi, meaning "adhesion, joined to" or "crown, garland." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.
  114. LI (לִי): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to me." Compare with another form of Li.
  115. LIAM (לִי-עָם): Hebrew name meaning "my nation, my people." Compare with another form of Liam.
  116. LIOR (לִיאוֹר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my light."
  117. LIRON (לִירוֹן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "my song."
  118. LOCHESH (לוֹחֵשׁ): Hebrew name meaning "whisper." In the bible, this is the name of a Babylonian exile returnee.
  119. LOWT (לוֹט): Hebrew name meaning "covering, veil." In the bible, this is the name of a nephew of Abraham and father of Moab.
  120. MAAKAH (מַעֲכָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to press, to squeeze," i.e. "oppression." In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David's wives, and a son of Nahor.
  121. MACHLAH (מַחְלָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.
  122. MACHLI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." 
  123. MACHLIY: (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.
  124. MACHLON: Variant spelling of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." 
  125. MACHLOWN (מַחְלוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
  126. MADAY (מָדַי): Hebrew name meaning "middle" or "middle land." In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.
  127. MAHIR (מָהִיר): Hebrew name meaning "expert, skilled" or "speedy."
  128. MAKSIM (מַקְסִים): Hebrew name meaning "enchanting, attractive." Compare with another form of Maksim.
  129. MALAK (מַלְאָךְ): Hebrew unisex name meaning "angel, messenger." In the bible, this is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual. Compare with another form of Malak.
  130. MALAKAI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning "my messenger."
  131. MALAKIY (מַלְאָכִי): Hebrew name meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
  132. MALKA (מַלְכָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
  133. MAN: Short form of Hebrew Immanuw'el (English Immanuel), meaning "God is with us."
  134. MANI (מָנִי): Pet form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." Compare with another form of Mani.
  135. MANNI: Variant spelling of Hebrew Mani, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." Compare with other forms of Manni.
  136. MASA (מַשָׂא): Variant spelling of Hebrew Massa, meaning "burden." Compare with another form of Masa.
  137. MASSA (מַשָׂא): Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
  138. MATAN (מַתָּן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
  139. MATANYA (מַתַּנְיָה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God." 
  140. MATITYA (מַתִּתְיָה): Contracted form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
  141. MATITYAHU (מַתִּתְיָהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Matitya, meaning "gift of God."
  142. MATTAN (מַתָּן): Hebrew name meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
  143. MATTANYAH (מַתַּנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters; this was Zedekiah's name before the captivity; he changed it after becoming Judah's last king.
  144. MATTATHIA (מַתִּתְיָהוּ): Hebrew form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
  145. MATTITHYAH (מַתִּתְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.
  146. MATTITHYAHU (מַתִּתְיָהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
  147. MEIR (מֵאִיר): Hebrew name meaning "giving light."
  148. MELEK (מֶלֶךְ): Hebrew name meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.
  149. MENACHEM (מְנַחֵם): Hebrew name meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
  150. MENASHE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.

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