This list is not complete, as far as every single name in the Scriptures. Little by little, it will be added to and eventually it will become complete. I have included those most frequently used at this site. If you have a name that you would like to have defined, please email me and I will let you know, as well as add it to the list.
Abraham - father of multitudes
Aharon Aaron, meaning lost.
Alyon Most High
Amen - so be it
Amoriy Amorite: to be high, boast, publicity.
Amos burdensome, loaded.
Asher - happy
Bar Talmai - Bartholomew: son of Talmai:
Baruch - blessed
Basar good news
BeMidbar Numbers: in wilderness.
Ben - son
Benyamin Benjamin: son of my right hand
Bereshiyth Genesis: beginnings.
Beriyth to cut covenant
Beyth house, home, family, school, dynasty.
EL - [
Beyth Lechem -
Chabaqquq Habakkuk: clasp hands, embrace.
Chadashah Hadashah, restored
Chag - feast
Chaggay Haggai: festive
Chanukkah Hanukkah: dedication.
Chasiydiym Chasiyd plural, faithful.
Chawwah Eve: life giver, living place, village.
Chiththiy Hittite: villager.
Chodesh - restored
Daniyel Daniel: my judge is El.
Dawiyd David: beloved
Dibrey HaYamiym Chronicles: words of the days.
Ebiyoniym Ebionites: poor.
Edomiy Edomite: red, ruddy.
Efrayim Ephraim: double fruit.
El god, to be strong.
Elishua - Elisha: EL is salvation
EliYahu - Elijah: EL is YHWH
Elohey - god
Elohiym god, a plural form
Erets - land, as in Erets Yisrael-the
Ezra help, aid, assist.
Farush - Pharisee: separate, exclude, secede. Plural is Farushiym
Felishthiym Philistines: roll oneself in dust.
Ferizziy Perizzite: unwalled, open country.
Gad fortune, luck, name of Phoenician and Aramean god of fortune.
Goy - Gentile: nation, plural is Goyim-Gentiles
HaDebariym Deuteronomy: the words.
HaDerek the way
HalleluYah - hallelujah: praise YHWH/Yahuweh
Heykal temple, palace
Hoshea Hosea: deliverer
Ibriy - Hebrew
Iyowb Job: hated, persecuted.
Iysh - husband
Kashdiym Chaldeans: astrologers
Kefa - Peter: piece of rock
Kehunnah - priesthood
Kenaaniy Canaanite, see Kenaan.
Kethubiym the Writings
Kippa cap, skullcap worn by Jews from Mishnaic to modern times, derived from
palm, as in palm branch, Mishnaic Hebrew.
Kohen - priest: Plural Kohaniym
Kohen Gadol High Priest
Leah weary, exhausted.
Lewiy Levi: attached, join.
Lewiym Levites, see Lewiy
Madaiy - Medes
Malak - messenger (what most people refer to angels in Scripture), plural is
Malakiy Malachi: messenger
Malkuwth - kingdom
Mashiyach - Messiah, anointed one
MaththiYahu - Matthew: gift of YHWH
Melekiym - Kings
Menashsheh Manasseh: causing to forget.
Miykah Micah: short for MikaYahu who is like YHWH.
Miryam - Mary: bitterness
Mishley Proverbs: rule, parable, maxim.
Mitsriyoth Egyptians, see Mitsrayim.
Mitswah - command, charge. Plural is mitswoth
Mizmor song, hymn.
Moabiy Moabite: from father.
Moad appointment, plural moadiym - appointments
Mosheh - Moses: drawn from water
Nachum Nahum: comfort, consolation.
Nafesh nefesh, being, soul.
Nafthaliy Naphtali: wrestle, twist, struggle.
Nabiy- prophet, plural is nebiyiym
NechemYahu Nehemiah: compassion, console of YHWH
Netsariym Nazarene: sprout, shoot.
ObadYahu Obadiah: servant of YHWH.
Pesach - Passover: exemption, skip over, pass over.
Qaballah Kaballah: Post Biblical Hebrew receiving. Jewish mysticism.
Qannaiym - Zealots
Qaraiym Qaraites/Karaites: Post Biblical Hebrew Biblical scholar, reader of
Qoheleth Ecclesiastes: the one who calls the assembly together, assembler.
Rekabiym Rechabites: to ride, rider.
Reuben see a son.
Ruach YHWH - breath of YHWH, the Hebrew text has ruach YHWH,
occasionally Ruach Elohim, but the NT translates it as the Holy Spirit,
which would be Ruach HaQedowsh. This phrase became popular when the Yahudiym [Jews] put a ban on the Name- YHWH, Yahuweh. Ruach
YHWH is used the majority of the time, in the Hebrew text.
Ruth friend, associate, mate.
Sarah - princess
Shabbath - Sabbath: rest
Shalom - wholeness, completeness, peace
Shaul ask, inquire
Shekinah originally used as dweller, inhabitant, neighbor, PBH use is for the
presence of god, also likened as the female aspect of god, especially in
Sheliych - sent one, apostle, plural is sheliychiym
Shem - name, authority
Shemoth Exodus: names.
Shemuel Samuel: heard of El.
Sheol - hell
Shiyr HaShiyriym Song of Songs
Shlomoh - Solomon: peaceful
Shiymon - Simon: hearing
Shlomoh Solomon: peaceful
Shoftiym - Judges
Shomeron - Samaritan, plural is Shomroniy: watch, observe.
Siynay Sinai: lost meaning.
Siyqariym Sicarii, dagger people.
Smiykah laying on of hands
Sofer - scribe, soferiym (pl)
Taher pure, clean.
Tanak an acronym for the 3 sections of the Hebrew Bible: Thorah [Law],
Nebiyiym [Prophets] and Kethubiym [Writings], TaNaK.
Taowm - Thomas: twin
Thalmiyd - disciple, student. Plural is thalmiydiym, fem. is thalmiydah
Thehilliym Psalms: songs of praise
Theshubah turn and return, teshuvah
Thorah - teachings, instruction, book of Law first five books of Moshe(Moses)
Thoroth plural of thorah
Tsaddoq - Sadducee: righteous. Plural is Tsadduqiym.
Tsebaoth - armies, hosts, as in YHWH Tsabaoth (YHWH of Armies)
Tseduqiym Zadokites from whom the Sadducees descended.
TsefanYahu Zephaniah: hidden of YHWH.
Tsyitsith - fringe or tassels, the tassels, with a blue thread in it, required by
Thorah to wear as a sign of obedience to remember YHWHs commands.
Tsiydoniy - Sidonian
Wayyiqra Leviticus: he called.
Yaaqob - Jacob, James: deceiver
Yahuchanan - John: YHWH favored. Shortened version, with the ban changes
Yahudiym - Jews: plural of Yahud (Jew)
Yahuel Joel: YHWH is El, Yoel was latter shortened version.
Yahusef Joseph: YHWH add, shortened versionYosef.
Yahusha`- YHWH's salvation. Only Son of YHWH. Book of Joshua.
Yahuweh YHWH, Self Existent, Eternal One. Father of Yahusha`.
Yarden Jordan: descend
Yechezqel Ezekiel: fasten, hold fast, seize of El.
YeshaYahu Isaiah: salvation of YHWH
Yishshaskar Issachar: he will reward.
Yitschaq - Issac: laughter, mocking
Yom HaKippuriym Day of the Atonements
Yom Teruah Day of Trumpet Blasts
Yonah Jonah: dove
Zebuloniy Zebulon: habitation, residence.
ZekarYahu Zechariah: remembered of YHWH.