Abrahamic / Middle Eastern Judaism Hebrew Names for Girls (L-P) Hebrew Names for Baby Girls with their Meanings Share Flipboard Email Print Allison Michael Orenstein/The Image Bank/Getty Images Judaism Culture Basics Prayers and Worship Important Holidays By Ariela Pelaia Updated January 07, 2019 Naming a new baby can be an exciting (if somewhat daunting) task. Below are examples of Hebrew (and sometimes Yiddish) girls names beginning with the letters L through P in English. The Hebrew meaning for each name is listed along with information about any biblical characters with that name. You might also like: Hebrew Names for Girls (A-E) and Hebrew Names for Girls (G-K) L Names Leah - Leah was Jacob's wife and the mother of six of the tribes of Israel; the name means "delicate" or "weary."Leila, Leilah, Lila - Leila, Leilah, Lila means "night."Levana - Levana means "white, moon."Levona - Levona means "frankincense" so called because of its white color.Liat - Liat means "you are for me."Liba - Liba means "loved one" in Yiddish.Liora - Liora is the feminine form of the masculine Lior, meaning "my light."Liraz - Liraz means "my secret."Lital - Lital means "dew (rain) is mine." M Names Maayan - Maayan means "spring, oasis."Malkah - Malka means "queen."Margalit - Margalit means "pearl."Marganit - Marganit is a common Israeli plant with blue, gold, and red flowers.Matana - Matana means "gift, present."Maya - Maya comes from the word mayim, meaning water.Maytal - Maytal means "dew water."Mehira - Mehira means "swift, energetic."Michal - Michal was King Saul's daughter in the Bible, and the name means "who is like God?"Miriam - Miriam was a prophetess, singer, dancer, and sister of Moses in the Bible, and the name means "rising water."Morasha - Morasha means "legacy."Moriah - Moriah refers to a holy site in Israel, Mount Moriah, which also is called the Temple Mount. N Names Na'ama - Na'ama means "pleasant."Naomi - Naomi was the mother-in-law of Rut (Ruth) in the Book of Ruth, and the name means "pleasantness."Natania - Natania means "gift of God."Na'ava - Nava means "beautiful."Nechama - Nechama means "comfort."Nediva - Nediva means "generous."Nessa - Nessa means "miracle."Neta - Neta means "a plant."Netana, Netania - Netana, Netania means "gift of God."Nili - Nili is an acronym of the Hebrew words "the glory of Israel will not lie" (I Samuel 15:29).Nitzana - Nitzana means "bud (flower)."Noa - Noa was the fifth daughter of Zelophehad in the Bible, and the name means "pleasantness."Nurit - Nurit is a common Israeli plant with red and yellow flowers called a "buttercup flower."Noya - Noya means "divine beauty." O Names Odelia, Odeleya - Odelia, Odeleya means "I will praise God."Ofira - Ofira is the feminine form of the masculine Ofir, which was the location where gold originated in 1 Kings 9, 28. It means "gold."Ofra - Ofra means "deer."Ora - Ora means "light."Orli - Orli (or Orly) means "light for me."Orit - Orit is a variant form of Ora and means "light."Orna - Orna means "pine tree."Oshrat - Oshrat or Oshra derives from the Hebrew word osher, meaning "happiness." P Names Pazit - Pazit means "gold."Pelia - Pelia means "wonder, a miracle."Penina - Penina was Elkanah's wife in the Bible. Penina means "pearl."Peri – Peri means “fruit” in Hebrew.Puah – From Hebrew for “to groan” or “cry out.” Puah was the name of a midwife in Exodus 1:15.