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  • #1977945
    ShtarkButRelatable
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    My wife and I just had a child and we’re still not sure what to name our kid, we have exactly 16hours till the bris is Need help NOW guys!!!!

    #1978016
    Sam Klein
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    Can you at least beva little bit more specific if it was a boy or a girl so we can think of the best names.

    #1978036

    sam klein: read the question. it says 16 hours before the bris. it seems we know its a boy. this weeks parsha mentions Moshe and Aharon. Another question. Are you ashkenazi or sefardi? if sefardi, name after one of the grandfathers as it is a segulah larichat yomim!

    also, its a child not a “kid”. a kid is a a young goat.

    #1978062
    ☕️coffee addict
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    Nothing wrong with having a little fun just don’t go overboard, people really think you’re serious

    Suki sounds like a good name

    Come ride the TROLLey

    #1978071
    ujm
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    Kalman Zechariah Eibish.

    #1978153
    Reb Eliezer
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    My son named his son after a beloved passed on friend Aryeh, Ari.

    #1978154

    Dequavis

    #1978160
    The little I know
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    There are Talmudic names that seem to have vanished from popularity.

    Here are a few:

    Chalafta, Abaye, Sumchus, Mesharshya, Popa, Ahcho, Antignos, Avtalyon, Tarfon, and Nechunya.

    You won’t be busy with guests and family wondering whose side the child is named after.

    #1978163
    ubiquitin
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    lower

    “also, its a child not a “kid”. a kid is a a young goat.”

    While my elementary school teachers said the same thing, they were of course incorrect. Kid, like many words has several definitions. Feel free to check any dictionary.

    if your looking for a unique name may I suggest MaherShalalchashBaz for a unique name (though meaning is a bit ominous)

    #1978169
    Shimon Nodel
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    Zvid, Bruna, yeshayvav, Paltiel, elitzur, Chetzron, Elishama, Azariah, etc.

    Why are these names and so many others from the chumash and gemara not in style?

    #1978203
    ShtarkButRelatable
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    Hes a little on the chunkier side so im thinking something along the lines of og melech habashon.

    Still advice would be helpful!!

    #1978215
    Goldilocks
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    Shlumiel. It’s a name mentioned multiple times in the beginning of Sefer Bamidbar, and it has a gorgeous meaning.

    #1978217
    mesivta bachur
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    avraham efraim elyakim avshalom avigdor avner eviezer alecksander asher eluzar eliezer isar isamar aron elchanan eliyahu urin elisha elimelech binyamin ben zion boaz betzalel berechya gavriel gamliel gad gedaly(hu) gershon dov dovid dan daniel hillel zev zanvil zecharya zvulen chayim chanoch chizkiya chananya chanina tuvya yosef yehuda yaakov yishay yishaya yirmiya yiztchack yabetz yerachmiel yekusiel yoel moshe yechezkel shmaya yedidya yishmael yisroel yerachmiel yechiel yerucham yonasan yochanan yehoshua yesachar yom tov calev Kasriel levi lapidus mordechai meir menachem meshulem matisyahu moshe menashe michael noach nachum nachman ovadya sadya nisan nasan nesanel naphtali nechemya ezra pesach

    mazel tov would give more but gtg may you be zocheh to raise him to torah chuppa and maasim toivim

    #1978241
    Goldilocks
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    Eviezer is a name??? Where did you come up with that?

    #1978243
    Addir
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    I have a cousin named Tzurishaddai.

    #1978247

    some people look at Prasha, but lately the daf became in vogue. From today:
    Bar Kapora (works well if you are Kapora), Meir, Avin, Aha, Yaakov, Rav (may sounds presumptuous though), Huna, Abaye, Rava (as a girsa only, so be careful), Hisda.
    There is also Kushia, but this is questionable.

    #1978337
    n0mesorah
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    What is going on? I thought all Jewish boys that are born this year are being named Donald?

    #1978451
    Pekak
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    @goldilocks

    I know people named Aviezer.

    Shlumiel and Zimri are one and the same.

    #1978467
    ☕️coffee addict
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    “What is going on? I thought all Jewish boys that are born this year are being named Donald?“

    No, the OP is obviously either a never trumper or democrat (pick whichever one you are)

    #1978488

    And kids in 2025 will be named Donald II?

    #1978523
    Reb Eliezer
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    You know the story of the Shlumiel and Shlomazel. One pours soup on another. The one who pours is the Shlumiel and the one who gets poured on is the Shlomazel.

    #1978522
    Goldilocks
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    Pekak: Yes, that’s right.
    Later on in Sefer Bamidbar, after he sinned and caused the deaths of thousands of Jews, he is identified as Zimri.
    At the beginning of the sefer, though, he is identified as the Nassi of Shevet Shimon. At this point he was still a righteous person, and he is therefore called “Shlumiel”, which means, “at peace with Hashem”.

    #1978687
    GotAGoodPoint
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    Well, we’ve all been in suspense, and can you please release the stress –
    what did you name the poor kid in the end?
    Any of the above?
    All of the above?

    #1978688
    GotAGoodPoint
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    If the bris was delayed and you are still debating, you could take from the parsha, say, פרק י פסוק כ God.
    (I think some guys think that the English translation of that name is Donald).

    #1978929
    RebYid613
    Participant

    What did you name him?

    #1978935
    TheLastWord
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    What about simcha. or simcah zissel. that would cater for every gender possibility.

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