Children Named after Animals’

A Child Named Eagle?

Didwolf you know that many Hebrew names are after animals’ names? Who would have thought?  This is an opportunity for you to easily learn names of animals:
Bear – דב  Dohv;

  • a Wolf זְאֵב Zeh’ev;
  • Rahm – Male sheep;  אֱיָל Eh-yahl; or for female- אַיֶּלֶת Ah-yeh-let; אַיָּלָה- Ah-yah-la;
  • Lion – אַרְיֶה Ahr-yeh or Lioness – לְבִיאָה – L’vee-ah;
  • lionIbex – יֶעֵל Yah-el;
  • Deer – צְבִי Tz-vee; or for female- צְבִיָה Tz-vee-yah;
  • Young sheep, lamb, ewe –  רָחֵל – Rah-khel;
  • Old sheep- רִבְקָה – Reev-ka;
  • Bee – דְּבוֹרָה – D’voh-rah;
  • Tree Frog – אִילָנִית – Ee-lah-neet;
  • Sparrow – דְּרוֹר D’rohr; or for female – דְּרוֹרָה D’roh-rah;
  • Female Lamb – טַלְיָה Tahl-yah;
  • Eagle – נֶשֶׁר Neh-sher;
  • Swallow (bird) –  סְנוּנִית  snoo-neet ;
  • Fawn (a young deer)- עֹפֶר Oh-fer ; or for a female – עֹפְרָה Ohf-rah
  • Seagull – שַׁחַף Shah-khaf 
  • A child Named Eagle?