Jewish baby names

Funny Yiddish Names

Truthfully, a lot of Yiddish names sound funny. We compiled our favorites here. Hope you weren’t planning on any of these for your kids!


1)    Mannis (God is with us)

2)    Zaydel (grandfather)

3)    Ancel (fortunate)

4)    Faivish (bright)

5)    Shimmel (listening)


1)    Gittel (good)

2)    Toiba (dove)

3)    Faigel (bird)

4)    Yentl (aristocrat, made famous by Barbra Streisand)

5)    Shoni (beautiful)

Check out the top Jewish political names or see the complete set of lists of baby name suggestions.

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