Boy Names of Yiddish language or origin

Yiddish names for baby boys, with 168 entries. Yiddish names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1930s up to the 1960s. At the height of their usage in 1969, 4.674% of baby boys were given Yiddish names. There were 3 Yiddish names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Yiddish names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 4 Yiddish names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.226%. Within all Yiddish names, the Czech, English, French, German, and Yiddish Michael was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #14 and a usage of 0.6024%.


high father, father of a multitude ... used predominantly in English, Russian, ... shortening of Abraham ...
ornament, adornment, jewel, man, ... largely used in the Hungarian, Yiddish, ... variant of Adam ...
he laughs, laughter ... largely used in the Russian and Yiddish ... derived from Hebrew origins ...
alone ... derived from Yiddish origins ... uncommon as a baby name for boys ... not in the top 1000 names ...
defender of men ... largely used in Albanian, Armenian, ... variant transcription of Alexander ...
messenger of God, angel ... has its origins in the Old Greek language ... variation of Antshel ...
protected by God, related to a nobleman ... mainly used in the English, Spanish, and ... of Germanic origin ...
happy, blessed, messenger of God, ... primarily used in Yiddish and English, ... form of Angel ...
messenger of God, angel ... origin is Old Greek, and its use, Yiddish ... variant transcription of Angel ...
enlightened, mountain of strength, ... origin is Hebrew, and its use, Yiddish ... form of Aaron ...
eagle ruler, enlightened, mountain ... primarily used in Yiddish and English ... form of Aaron ...
lion ... of Hebrew origin and it is also used ... name has been associated with the Yiddish ...
prayer ... a Hebrew and Yiddish name of Hebrew ... not regularly used as a baby name for ...
father of a multitude, high father ... language of origin is Hebrew, and it is used ... derivative of Abraham ...
father of a multitude ... a Yiddish name of Hebrew origin ... form of Abraham ... not in the top 1000 names ...
father of a multitude ... of Hebrew origin and it is used mainly ... form of Abraham ...
blessed ... a Yiddish name of Latin origin ... variation of Benedict ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...
blessed ... has its origins in the Hebrew and Latin ... used largely in Hebrew and Yiddish ...
God strengthens ... has its origins in the Hebrew language ... variant of Ezekiel ...
beloved, favorite, darling, friend ... has its origins in the Hebrew language ... derivative of David ...
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