Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority recently released decade-by-decade lists of the most popular Jewish baby names in Israel since the establishment of the state (in mid-1948).
|Decade||Top 3 Girl Names||Top 3 Boy Names|
|1950s||Esther, Rachel, Sarah||Moshe, Yosef, Avraham|
|1960s||Rachel, Esther, Ronit||Yosef, Moshe, Avraham|
|1970s||Michal, Keren, Merav||Moshe, David, Yosef|
|1980s||Michal, Adi, Moran||Moshe, David, Roei|
|1990s||Eden, Sapir, Adi||Daniel, David, Moshe|
|2000s||Noa, Shira, Yael||Daniel, Itay, Uri|
|2010s so far||Shira, Noa, Tamar||Itay, Uri, Noam|
In 5775, the top names for Jewish babies in Israel were Tamar and Ori (aka Uri).