Yiddish

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Beile

Beile Meaning and Origin Beile is a boy’s name of Yiddish origin, meaning: “white.” Derived from the Slavic element beli ‘white’.

Bina

(Yiddish, Hebrew) bee or understanding.

Blume

Blume Meaning and Origin Blume is a girl’s name meaning “flower” and is of Yiddish origin. Originally an affectionate nickname meaning ‘flower’ from High German bluome.

Breindel

Breindel Meaning and Origin Breindel is a unisex name of Yiddish, Hebrew origin, meaning “blessed, brunette.” Posts with the name Breindel: 50 Unisex Baby Names You Haven't Heard Before

Keila

Keila Meaning and Origin Keila is a girl’s name meaning “crown of laurel” and is of Hebrew origin. Pronounced: KAY-La or KEE-la. Yiddish form of Kelila. Posts with the name Keila: Names for Girls That You Haven’t Heard Part 1

Kreine

Kreine Meaning and Origin Kreine is a girl's name meaning "crown" and is of Yiddish origin. From a dialect form of Yiddish kroine ‘crown’, which is equivalent to German Krone, from Latin corōna.

Leib

Leib Meaning and Origin Leib is a boy’s name of Yiddish origin, meaning: “lion.” A Yiddish name meaning ‘lion’. Posts with the name Leib: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Maven

Maven is a Yiddish word meaning: “one who understands”. 

Raisa

Raisa Meaning and Origin The name Raisa is a girl's name meaning "rose" and is of Arabic or Yiddish origin. Pronounced: ru-EES-a. Feminine of Rais ‘leader, chief’ in Arabic. Also ‘rose’ in Yiddish. The name sounds sweet, and it's not common, and when one looks deeper...

Shayna

Shayna Meaning and Origin Shayna is a girl's name meaning "beautiful" or "lovely" and is of Yiddish origin. Post with the name Shayna: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names 50 Southern Girl Names That Are Charming & Sweet

Zella

Zella Meaning and Origin The name Zella is a girl's name meaning "blessed" and is of Yiddish origin.  Posts with the name Zella: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

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