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Language Yiddish: Names And Words

Description:Yiddish, a language of the European jews, originated from a mix of Hebrew and German, since around the 13th century
NameGroupLanguage of OriginLanguages of UseMeaning/Translation or Related WordsUS 2015
FaivishPhoebusOld GreekYiddishbright, pure 
FeivelPhoebusOld GreekYiddishbright, pure 
GavrilGabriel/GabrieleHebrewYiddishstrong man of God, hero of God; God is my hero 
HaskelEzekielHebrewYiddishGod strengthens 
JankelJacob/Jacqueline/JakobaHebrewYiddishYahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanter 
MendelMenahemHebrewYiddishWords: comfort 
SeligSelig/ZeldaYiddishYiddishblessed, happy 
ShainaShainaYiddishYiddishthe beautiful 
ShaynaShainaYiddishYiddishthe beautiful 
ShmerelShemariahHebrewYiddishguarded by Yahweh 
YankelJacob/Jacqueline/JakobaHebrewYiddishYahweh may protect; holder of the heel; supplanter 
ZeldaSelig/ZeldaYiddishYiddishblessed, happy 
ZeligSelig/ZeldaYiddishYiddishblessed, happy