Beyond Sarah, Rachel, and Leah, there are some excellent Hebrew baby names to consider for your child. The Biblical trends for baby names have brought some newer male baby names into the mix, but what about the female options? If you are looking for a Hebrew and/or biblical choice that will still be unique and modern, there are a surprising number of options available to you. Let’s take a look at the best options by using the incredible database at Nameberry.
(1) Amira: Both Hebrew and Arabic, this name is a beautiful alternative to the all of the Emmas and Emilys. It still maintains a similar sound and is truly unique. It definitely sounds modern and has great potential.
(2) Samara: Meaning “under God’s rule,” this name sounds like a modern and inventive twist on Samantha. It’s great when you can pull an ancient name and sound like you’ve come up with something completely new.
(3) Sarai: If girly is your style, then you can’t get much better than this name. It literally means “princess” and is a variation of the ultra popular Sarah. Step out of the box and go for this riveting variation!
(4) Dalia: This name is barely cracking the top 1000 names in the United States. It means “gentle” and has a lovely gentle sound to it as well. It can also be spelled Dahlia, which is also very pretty. It’s absolutely a gorgeous option.
(5) Dania: Danielle is dated now and sounds very 1980s. If you are sad because of that, then Dania is the name for you. It has a very modern sound to it and would be perfect for today.
(6) Selah: Meaning “rock,” Selah has a pretty, but powerful sound to it. It’s a name that is sweet on a child, but would definitely grow with them quite well. It is definitely one to take a look at.
(7) Aleeza: This sounds like a lot of different popular girl names, like Alyssa, Alisa, Alicia, Elyssa, etc… However, it definitely is different enough that it is still unique and intriguing.
(8) Eliora: It doesn’t get much prettier than this name. Half part Ellie, and half part Lora, it combines the two and a lovely and unique way. There is something so special and gorgeous about it.
(9) Jola: “God is willing” is the nice meaning of this short name. It’s the feminine form of Joel and has a sweet sound. It’s perfect for a little girl, but seems interesting for a woman as well.
(10) Paziah: This name is truly unique in the United States and doesn’t sound like any of the ultra female popular names. It’s a solid, interesting choice for parent’s looking for a special name that their child wouldn’t run into a lot.