A language tool, offering a popular sub-topic that is not directly related to language learning, but to its use in everyday life. Specialist information is necessary to understand the origin and meaning of Hebrew given names as they appear in the Bible, or as used/ created in Modern Hebrew - for Hebrew and English speakers alike. The number of these helpful websites has grown considerably.
The Given Names Databases (GNDBs)
Primarily a Jewish genealogy tool, offering assistance with the entire field of naming: dual naming customs; the adoption of secular -as well as Jewish - names; required and customary usage of Hebrew given names; regional variations in Europe; an extensive history of Jewish naming customs; name listings; transcriptions for Hebrew and Yiddish names.
Judaism About: Hebrew Names - Naming a Jewish baby
Explains the purpose and use of Hebrew names in Judaism, offers an FAQ on naming babies and pages of alphabetically listed boys' and girls' Hebrew names in English transliteration, with explanation.
My Hebrew Name
Online reference database to view, print and save Hebrew names. Display uses Hebrew characters with nikud (full vocalization) and names are printable without a Hebrew operating system. With English transliteration and translation. Site by Excellence Internet Services, Ltd.
Last update:March 18, 2013 at 5:15:08 UTC