It is derived from the Yiddish name Yenta, which means “gentle” or “kind-hearted.” Yentl is a captivating Hebrew name that gained popularity thanks to a 19th-century Yiddish play written by Isaac Bashevis Singer and later adapted into a film starring Barbra Streisand. Traditionally a Yiddish name, Yentl has its roots in Jewish culture and carries a meaning of perseverance and determination. This name serves as a testament to the strength and resilience of Jewish women, highlighting their courage and determination to defy societal expectations and follow their dreams.


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Eudit, Oosheya, Ophrat, Sarid, Shuli

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