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100+ Hebrew and Jewish Dog Names: Ideas for Pure & Wise Dogs

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By Nicole Cosgrove

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A name says a lot about your pet. They are a reflection of you, and their name should be special and sometimes may even be very personal to you.  If you love the Jewish culture or the sound of spoken Hebrew, can’t get enough of Barbara Streisand, or simply appreciate the biblical references – your pup will thrive with a name from this list! 

We have some traditions options for those wanting to keep their pets name authentic, Hebrew names with meaning for unique pets, biblical suggestions for those faithful animals, and lastly notable Jewish Celebrity names for a cool pop culture reference. 

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Hebrew Female Dog Names

  • Roni 
  • Kyla 
  • Alona
  • Reena
  • Dara
  • Binha 
  • Aliza
  • Eden
  • Ulla
  • Eva
  • Liora
  • Shoshana
  • Ira
  • Chiuta 
  • Alma
  • Zisel
  • Kayla
  • Bosma
  • Meira
  • Ketzia
  • Hila
  • Eleora
  • Yardena
  • Judith 
  • Edna 
  • Joan

Hebrew Male Dog Names 

  • Hagar
  • Asher
  • Ruben
  • Simon
  • Jaron
  • Benjamin
  • Rishon
  • Ethan
  • Noah
  • Ezra
  • Ari
  • Ziv
  • Zayit 
  • Jesse
  • Elliot
  • Gil
  • Jed
  • Mendel
  • Amit
  • Joshua
  • Jonas
  • Sivan 
  • Abel
  • Abraham
  • Zach
  • Samael
  • Moses 
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Hebrew Meaningful Dog Names

Choosing a name with a bit of mystery behind it is a great idea for a pet name. You can choose to share the meaning with others, or keep it just between you and your pup!

  • Nes (Miracle)
  • Tzevi (Gazelle)
  • Uphaz (Gold)
  • Kalev (Dog)
  • Moche (Our Teacher)
  • Paroh (Great House)
  • Lemek (Powerful)
  • Nissa (To Test)
  • Yalla (Hurry)
  • Balagan (Mess)
  • Dodi (Beloved)
  • Achala (Great)
  • Achi (My Brother)
  • Pili (Miraculous)
  • Gala (Wave)
  • Hadar (Honor)
  • Liba (Heart)
  • Elazar (God)
  • Flint (Shotgun)
  • Vered (Rose)
  • Gad (Troop)
  • Meydad (Love)
  • Iyra (Watchful)
  • Ittay (Neighboring)
  • Baraq (Flash of Lightning)
  • Doran (Gift)
  • Chayim (Life)
  • Qayin (Possession)
  • Yoqtan (Small)
  • Shlomo (Peaceable)
  • Yithrow (Abundance)
  • Ori (My Light)

Biblical Hebrew and Jewish Dog Names

Biblical references can be incredibly meaningful to some people. If your pet is just as important as your faith, you may want to choose something from our list below. You might also appreciate these names if your pup is the center of your world. 

  • Angel 
  • Barnabas 
  • Atarah 
  • John
  • Elijah 
  • Jethro
  • Moses
  • Judas
  • Gideon 
  • Jezebel
  • Silas
  • Zacharias
  • Salome
  • Milcah
  • Huldah
  • Soloman
  • Adam 
  • Sarai
  • Matthew
  • Sherah
  • Ezekiel
  • Apphia 
  • Luke
  • Eve 
  • Jesus
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Celebrity Jewish Names For Dogs

If you are looking for a Jewish celebrity name for your pooch alongside the likes of Barbara Streisand, this is the list for you! Actors, actresses, musicians, and fictional characters that have Jewish heritage or still practice the religion today.

  • Zac Efron
  • Rachel Bilson
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Arquette (David or Patricia)
  • Isla Fischer
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Sacha Baron Cohen
  • Goldie Hawn
  • Dil Pickles (Rug Rats)
  • Howie Mandel
  • Ashley Tisdale
  • Sarah Jessica Parker
  • Sean Pean
  • Dr. Zoidberg (Futurama)
  • Selma Blair
  • Krusty (Simpsons)
  • Adam Brody
  • Amy Schumer
  • Mila Kunis
  • James Franco
  • Harrison Ford
  • Fran Drescher
  • Jake Gyllenhaal
  • Gal Gadot
  • Allison Brie

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Finding the Right Hebrew or Jewish Name for Your Dog

Adopting a new puppy is exciting, and we want you to be just as enthusiastic about choosing the perfect name. Referencing Jewish culture, or a traditional language such as Hebrew, you would be giving your pup something both meaningful and unique! You may have found something quirky in choosing a name like Nissa or Zayit, or liked a famous name such as Efron! Either way, we hope you had fun exploring our list of Hebrew and Jewish-inspired names while searching for a one that best suits your new pup!

If you are still on the hunt, you may have better luck with one of our other dog name posts linked below: 

Feature Image Credit: Alan Budman, Shutterstock 

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