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Baby Girl Name: Kayla

Meaning: this name has one of two meanings: 1) “Who is like God?” in Hebrew; 2) “laurel” or “crown” in Yiddish

Origin: 1) short form of Makayla, which is a variant spelling of Michaela, Germanic feminine of Michael, an archangel in the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament; 2) variant spelling of the Yiddish name Kaila… 15 more words

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Baby Boy Name: Yael

Meaning: Hebrew name for the Nubian Ibex

Origin:  a Canaanite woman who killed the commander of an army against which the Israelites were fighting

Rank: 14 more words

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Baby Boy Name: Yahir

Meaning: “He illuminates” in Hebrew

Origin:  in the Hebrew Bible, he was a judge of the Israelites

Rank: 480 (in 2013)

# of births: 570 (in 2013) 18 more words

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Baby Boy Name: Jairo

Meaning: “He illuminates” in Hebrew

Origin:  in the Hebrew Bible, he was a judge of the Israelites

Rank: 791 (in 2013)

# of births: 282 (in 2013) 10 more words

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Baby Boy Name: Simon

Meaning: “He has heard” in Hebrew

Origin:  this name is important in both the Hebrew Bible and in the New Testament: 1) Jacob’s son and the founder of one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel; 2) another name for the apostle Peter and the name of one of Jesus’s brothers… 15 more words

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Baby Girl Name: Simone

Meaning: “He has heard” in Hebrew

Origin:  feminine of Simon, a name that is important in both the Hebrew Bible and in the New Testament: 1) Jacob’s son and the founder of one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel; 2) another name for the apostle Peter and the name of one of Jesus’s brothers… 15 more words

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Baby Girl Name: Ximena

Meaning: “He has heard” in Hebrew

Origin:  Spanish feminine of Simon, a name that is important in both the Hebrew Bible and in the New Testament: 1) Jacob’s son and the founder of one of the Twelve Tribes of Israel; 2) another name for the apostle Peter and the name of one of Jesus’s brothers… 22 more words

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