Well, folks, it’s official: we’re over halfway through the alphabet! If you’ve been following along with Kveller’s alphabetic Jewish baby names series, we are now on letter no. 14 out of 26, the letter “N.” Click here to read through our Jewish baby name articles A-M. But first, check out these very nice Jewish baby names that start with the letter “N”:
1. Nili — Who doesn’t love an acronym? In Hebrew, Nili means “Netzach Yisrael Lo Yeshaker” or, “the eternity of God will not lie.”
2. Noa — In Hebrew, Noa means “movement.” It’s also the name of Jewish singer and dancer, Noa Kirel, who recently represented Israel at Eurovision 2023!
3. Noga — Alternately spelled as Nogah, this Hebrew name means “sparkle” or “brightness.” With a name like Noga, no one will ever be able to dim your daughter’s shine! A famous Noga is Israeli singer Noga Erez.
4. Nira — Lean into the farm life aesthetic with the name Nira! In Hebrew, Nira means “plowed field.” It can also be spelled like Nirah or Neera.
5. Neri — With the meaning “my candle” in Hebrew, Neri is a perfect option if your baby is due around Hanukkah.
6. Nerya — In Hebrew, Nerya means “Light of God.”
7. Nof — This unisex baby name means “view,” especially one that is pastoral. Isn’t that just lovely?
8. Noy — They’re beauty, they’re grace… they’re Noy! In Hebrew, this unisex name means (surprise, surprise) “beauty” and “grace.”
9. Nachman — Though Nachman is a surname, it can also be a first name! In Hebrew, Nachman means “comforter.” (As in the kind of person, not a duvet.) Historically, Rabbi Nachman was the founder of the Breslov Hasidic dynasty.
10. Noach/Noah — Get your arks ready! In Hebrew, Noach or Noah means “comfort” and was the name of the prophet who built a giant ark to prepare for God’s mighty flood.
11. Nir — Like Nira, Nir means “plowed field” in Hebrew.