Boy Names of Hebrew language or origin
Hebrew names for baby boys, with 6503 entries. Many western names that are now considered mainstream names have Hebrew origins. Considered safe and solid picks, names like Noah, David and Rebecca have become part of a standard list of evergreen names in the English-speaking world. Hebrew names also overlap with biblical names to a great extent, given that a large part of the bible is devoted to historical accounts of the Jewish people.
Hebrew names are very popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1947, 14.812% of baby boys were given Hebrew names. There were 35 Hebrew names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Hebrew names have since experienced a decline in frequency, but are nonetheless used on a very heavy scale now. In 2018, 54 Hebrew names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 10.722%. Within all Hebrew names, the English, German, Hebrew, and Slavic Noah was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #2 and a usage of 0.947%.