Category Archives: Jewish Heritage


Rosh HaShanah

Rosh HaShanah, meaning “Head of the Year” is the Jewish New Year. This year, Rosh HaSahana will be celebrated from September 28-30th. Together, Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur are known as the Yamim Nora’im, which means the “Days of Awe” in Hebrew. In English they are often referred to as the High Holy Days. If you are proud of your Jewish heritage and are expecting a child within the “Days of Awe,” here are Hebrew names in honor of the Jewish faith for you to consider.


Baron (Hebrew): Derived from phrase Bar Aaron meaning – son of Aaron

Eli (Hebrew): Ascended or my God. The biblical high priest Eli judged Israel for 40 years and instructed the young Samuel

Gabe (Hebrew): Form of Gabriel, meaning “God’s able-bodied one”

Levi (Hebrew): Third of Jacob’s 12 sons: became father of the tribe that was assigned priestly duties


Abby (Hebrew): My father rejoices. Biblical: the name of King David’s third wife described as good in discretion and beautiful in form

Jadyn (Hebrew): Form of Jayden, meaning “God has heard. Alternate Spelling”

Kyla (Hebrew): Victorious

Liza (Hebrew): Devoted to God