Reading about the latest name trends is kind of addicting–all the details on what became popular and what went of style are fascinating. What’s even more interesting isn’t always the actual baby names themselves, however, but what names are most popular in different parts of the country. This is why we compiled a list of the most popular Jewish baby names for girls–and where they are most popular in the country. For the boy names, go here.
The image above shows what Jewish baby girls name was most popular in each state–below is the full list with their meanings.
1. Abigail is a Hebrew name meaning “my father is joy.” In the Bible, Avigail becomes one of King David’s wives.
3. Layla is an Arabic name meaning “night.”
4. Hannah is a Hebrew name meaning “compassionate.” Hannah was the mother of the prophet Samuel.
5. Genesis is a Hebrew word meaning “in the beginning.” It is also the first book of the Hebrew Bible (Tanakh).
For more naming inspiration, visit our Jewish Baby Name Finder.