Jewish Place Names

These names are used by Jews. For more specific lists, see Hebrew names and Yiddish names. See also about Jewish names.
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DAMMESEQ דַּמֶּשֶׂק (Settlement) Ancient Aramaic, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Aramaic and Hebrew form of DAMASCUS.
EDEN עֵדֶן (Region) Hebrew, Biblical
Possibly from Hebrew עֵדֶן ('eden) meaning "pleasure, delight", or perhaps derived from Sumerian 𒂔 (edin) meaning "plain". According to the Old Testament the Garden of Eden was the place where the first people, Adam and Eve, lived before they were expelled.
NATZRAT נָצְרַת (Settlement) Ancient Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of NAZARETH.
SURYAH סוּרְיָה (Country) Hebrew
Hebrew form of SYRIA.
YARDEN יַרְדֵן (River) Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORDAN.
YERUSHALAYIM יְרוּשָׁלַיִם (Settlement) Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew form of JERUSALEM.
YISRA'EL יִשְׂרָאֵל (Country) Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISRAEL.