Some Jewish last names include Miller, Asch, Farber, Meltzer and Klausner. Levi, Ezra, Benjamin, Isaac and Aaron have Hebrew origins. Blumen, Lowen, Schein and Kestenbaum, other common Jewish names, stem from other cultu... More »

Some common Jewish last names include Abramson, Kruger, Reinhardt and Sternberg. Jewish last names derive from various factors, such as religion, occupation, gender, personal traits or family history. More » Education

It isn't necessarily possible to tell whether somebody is Jewish just by looking at their last name. Although many Jews have last names that sound typically Jewish, many Jews in the United States have English-sounding or... More » Education

The names of the 12 tribes of Israel in the Bible begin with Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Reuben and Simeon. Other tribes of Israel were Gad, Benjamin, Dan, Asher and Naphtali, plus the half-tribes of Ep;hraim and Manassah.... More »

There are many different Hebrew names for God, but the most common are "Yahweh," "Elohim" and "Adonai." Each has a slightly different meaning, but all are used to refer to God. More » World View Religion Judaism

The names of the 12 tribes of Israel are Reuben, Simeon, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Benjamin, Dan, Naphtali, Gad, Asher, Ephraim and Manasseh. These are the names of the sons and grandsons of Jacob, from which biblical tr... More »

The Internet offers a wide selection of sites, such as JewishGen, that offer lists of Jewish names. Users may select traditional names or search genealogy lists. More » World View Religion Judaism