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These 10 Hebrew ‘Boy’ Names Are Becoming Popular for Girls

It seems over the past few years, names have become less gendered, and many parents are opting to use names traditionally used for boys for their baby girls (though not so much vice versa… hmmmm). Even celebrities are catching onto the trend, such as Jewish actress Mila Kunis and her husband Ashton Kutcher, who named their little girl Wyatt.

Recently, Nameberry compiled a list of names traditionally associated with boys that are now being used for girls–and many of them are Hebrew. Check out the list below for the popular Jewish boy names, along with the number of girls who received these names in 2015:

1. Ezra, 205
Ezra is a Hebrew name meaning “help.”

2. Noah, 137
Noah is a Hebrew name meaning “comfort.”

3. Ira, 97
Ira is a Hebrew name meaning “watchful.”

4. Asher, 74
Asher is a Hebrew name meaning “happy.”

5. Hanan, 60
Hanan is a Hebrew name meaning “God is gracious.”

6. Levi, 58
Levi is a Hebrew name meaning “attached.”

7. Judah, 30
Judah is a Hebrew name meaning “praised.”

8. Uriah, 28
Uriah is a Hebrew name meaning “God is my fire.”

9. Jonah, 24
Jonah is a Hebrew name meaning “dove.”

10. David, 18
David is a Hebrew name meaning “beloved.”

For more naming inspiration, visit our Jewish Baby Name Finder.

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