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50 powerful biblical names to give your baby - Their origins and meanings

Check out the origins and meanings of 50 female and male biblical names - with a few variations.

Before naming your child after a significant biblical character, it is imperative to know at least some information about their life and what their name actually means.

Here are the origins and meanings of 50 male and female biblical names - with a few variations.

Girls

1. Abigail

Source: 1 Samuel 25:3

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: “Father of Exaltation”

2. Hagar

Source: Genesis 16:1

Origin: Egyptian/Semitic

Meaning: "Foreigner," "the one who escaped" or "flight"

3. Ana/Anna/Hannah

Source: I Samuel 2:1

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Favor" or "grace"

4. Claudia

Source: Matthew 27:19

Origin: Latin

Meaning: "Enclosure” or “haven"

5. Deborah

Source: Judges 4:4

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Bee"

6. Din�/Dinah

Source: Genesis 34: 1

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Judgment"

7. Esther

Source: Book of Esther

Origin: Persian

Meaning: "Star"

8. Eunice

Source: 2 Timothy 1:5

Origin: Greek

Meaning: "Good" or "victory"

9. Eva/Eve

Source: Genesis 3:20

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Gathering," "declaration" or "humility"

10. Isabel

Source: Luke 1:13

Origin: Variation of the Hebrew name "Elisabeth."

Meaning:"God is oath" or "consecrated of God"

11. Joana/Johanna

Source: Luke 24:10

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "God has been gracious"

12. Lia/Leia/Leah

Source: Genesis 29:17

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Weary"

13. Lydia

Source: Acts 1:14

Origin: Greek

Meaning: "From the almond tree"

14. Magdalene

Source: John 20:18

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: “Tower of God”

15. Mary

Source: Matthew 1:16

Origin: Greek name that comes from the Hebrew name "Miriam"

Meaning: Many meanings have been attributed to this name, including "myrrh" and “stubbornness.”

16. Martha

Source: Luke 10:40

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Lady," "woman of the boss" or "housewife"

17. Miriam

Source: Micah 6:4

Origin: Egyptian

Meaning: "bitter" or "myrrh"

18. Naomi

Source: Ruth 2:1

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Delightful" or "delight of the Lord"

19. Priscilla

Source: Romans 16:3

Origin: Latin

Meaning: "Longevity"

20. Rachel

Source: Genesis 29:18

Origin: Unsure, but one of the Semitic languages

Meaning: "Female sheep or ewe"

21. Rebecca

Source: Genesis 24:60

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Tied" or "secure"

22. Ruth

Source: Book of Ruth

Origin: Unknown

Meaning: Since the origin of the name is unknown, there is a lot of speculation about its meaning. Some have suggested Ruth means "friend," "old lady" or "companion."

23. Sara/Sarah/Sarai

Source: Genesis 17:15

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Princess" or "noble lady"

24. Tabitha

Source: Acts 9:36

Origin: It is the Aramaic name of Dorcas.

Meaning: "Gazelle" or "elegant"

25. Talita

Source: Mark 5:41

Origin: Aramaic

Meaning: It's not a proper name in the Bible, but it means "little girl.”

BOYS

1. Abel

Source: Genesis 4:2

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Stream"

2. Abraham

Source: Genesis 12:1-2

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "His strength"

3. Adam

Source: Genesis 2:7

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Living man"

4. Ben-Hur

Source: I Kings 4:8

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Son of Ur"

5. Benjamin

Source: Genesis 35:24

Origin: It comes from the Hebrew word Ben-iamin

Meaning: "Son of the right hand" or "beloved"

6. Caleb

Source: Numbers 32:12

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Dog"

7. Carmel

1 Kings 18:20

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Fruitful field"

8. Daniel

Source: The Book of Daniel

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "God is my judge"

9. David

Source: I Samuel 16:13

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "The beloved"

10. Emanuel

Source: Matthew 1:23

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "God is with us"

11. Enoch

Source: Genesis 5:22

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Started" or "dedicated"

12. Stephen/Estevan

Source: Acts 6:18

Origin: Greek

Meaning: "Crown"

13. Felipe

Source: John 1:44

Origin: Greek

Meaning: "He who leans on his military complex"

14. Gabriel

Source: Luke 1:26

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Man of God"

15. Isaac/Isaac

Source: 1 Chronicles 1:34

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "He will laugh”

16. Israel

Source: Genesis 46:1

Origin: Unknown

Meaning: "He will be a prince with God" or "God's governor"

17. Jacob

Source: Genesis 46:2

Origin: From the Latin name Iacubus

Meaning: "Supplanter" or "he who holds the heel"

18. John/Johann

Source: 1 John

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "The Lord is gracious"

19. Joseph

Source: Genesis 37:3

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "He (God) will add," “increaser” or “may God add”

20. Joshua

Source: Book of Joshua

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "The Lord is salvation"

21. Levi

Source: Genesis 35:23

Origin: The origin of this word is disputed. But experts have narrowed it down to Minaean word for "priest" or from the Hebrew word "iawa" which means "to join."

Meaning: "Joined"

22. Mathew/Matheus

Source: Matthew 9:9

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Gift of the Lord"

23. Moses

Source: Numbers 20:6

Origin: It could be from the Latin name "Mosheh," but it also might come from the Egyptian word for water.

Meaning: “He who extracts” or “he who draws out of the waters"

24. Samuel

Source: 1 Samuel 3:4

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: "Heard of God" or "name of God"

25. James

Source: Acts 1:13

Origin: Derived from the Hebrew name "Ya'akov" (Jacob)

Meaning: James doesn't have a meaning, but Jacob means "Supplanter" or "he who holds the heel."

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Biblical Names

Aaronאַהֲרֹן, ἈαρώνmEnglish, French, German, Finnish, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אַהֲרֹן ('Aharon), which is most likely of unknown Egyptian origin. Other theories claim a Hebrew derivation, and suggest meanings such as "high mountain" or "exalted". In the Old Testament this name is borne by the older brother of Moses. He acted as a spokesman for his brother when they appealed to the pharaoh to release the Israelites from slavery. Aaron's rod produced miracles and plagues to intimidate the pharaoh. After the departure from Egypt and arrival at Mount Sinai, God installed Aaron as the first high priest of the Israelites and promised that his descendants would form the priesthood.... [more]

AbaddonאֲבַדּוֹןmBiblical
Means "ruin, destruction" in Hebrew. In Revelation in the New Testament this is another name of the angel of the abyss.

AbdielעֲבְדִיאֵלmBiblical
Means "servant of God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Gad. In John Milton's Paradise Lost (1667), this is the name of a seraph who withstands Satan when he urges the angels to revolt.

Abednegoעֲבֵד־נְגוֹmBiblical
Means "servant of Nebo" in Akkadian, Nebo being the Babylonian god of wisdom. In the Old Testament Abednego is the Babylonian name given to Azariah, one of the three men cast into a blazing furnace but saved from harm by God, as told in the Book of Daniel.

Abelהֶבֶל, ἌβελmEnglish, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) meaning "breath". In the Old Testament he is the second son of Adam and Eve, murdered out of envy by his brother Cain. In England, this name came into use during the Middle Ages, and it was common during the Puritan era.

Abiahאֲבִיָהm & fBiblical
Variant of Abijah, which also appears in the English Bible.

AbiatharאֶבְיָתָרmBiblical
From Hebrew אֶבְיָתָר ('Evyatar) meaning "my father abounds" or "my father excels". In the Old Testament Abiathar was a high priest during the reign of King David.

Abidanאֲבִידָן, ἈβιδάνmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "my father is judge" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is a Benjamite prince.

AbielאֲבִיאֵלmBiblical
Means "God is my father" in Hebrew. This was the name of the grandfather of Saul in the Old Testament.

AbigailאֲבִיגַיִלfEnglish, Biblical, Biblical German, Biblical Italian, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֲבִיגָיִל ('Avigayil) meaning "my father is joy", derived from the roots אָב ('av) meaning "father" and גִּיל (gil) meaning "joy". In the Old Testament this is the name of Nabal's wife. After Nabal's death she became the third wife of King David.... [more]

AbihuאֲבִיהוּאmBiblical
Means "he is my father" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Aaron in the Old Testament. He and his brother Nadab were killed by God because they presented him with unauthorized fire.

Abijahאֲבִיָהm & fBiblical
Means "my father is Yahweh" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of several characters, both male and female, including the second king of Judah (also known as Abijam).

AbimaelאֲבִימָאֵלmBiblical
Meaning uncertain, though the first element is likely Hebrew אָב ('av) meaning "father". In the Old Testament he is listed as a descendant of Shem.

AbimelechאֲבִימֶלֶךmBiblical
Means "my father is king" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament including a king of Gerar who takes Abraham's wife Sarah, but is forced by God to give her back.

AbiramאֲבִירָםmBiblical
Means "my father is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Abiram is swallowed by an earthquake after rebelling against the leadership of Moses.

AbishagאֲבִישַׁגfBiblical
Means "my father strays" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Abishag is a young woman who tends King David in his old age.

AbishaiאֲבִישַׁיmBiblical
Means "my father is a gift" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is one of King David's heroes.

AbitalאֲבִיטָלfBiblical
Means "my father is the night dew" in Hebrew. She is the fifth wife of David in the Old Testament.

AbnerאַבְנֵרmEnglish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "my father is a light" in Hebrew, from אָב ('av) meaning "father" and נֵר (ner) meaning "lamp, light". In the Old Testament, Abner was a cousin of Saul and the commander of his army. After he killed Asahel he was himself slain by Asahel's brother Joab. It has been used as an English Christian given name since the Protestant Reformation. It was popular with the Puritans, who brought it to America in the 17th century.

AbrahamאַבְרָהָםmEnglish, Hebrew, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
This name may be viewed either as meaning "father of many" in Hebrew or else as a contraction of Abram 1 and הָמוֹן (hamon) meaning "many, multitude". The biblical patriarch Abraham was originally named Abram but God changed his name (see Genesis 17:5). With his father Terah, he led his wife Sarah, his nephew Lot and their other followers from Ur into Canaan. He is regarded by Jews as being the founder of the Hebrews through his son Isaac and by Muslims as being the founder of the Arabs through his son Ishmael.... [more]

Abram 1אַבְרָםmEnglish, Biblical
Means "high father" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament God changed Abram's name to Abraham (see Genesis 17:5).

AbsalomאַבְשָׁלוֹםmBiblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אַבְשָׁלוֹם ('Avshalom) meaning "my father is peace", derived from אָב ('av) meaning "father" and שָׁלוֹם (shalom) meaning "peace". In the Old Testament he is a son of King David. He avenged his sister Tamar by arranging the murder of her rapist, their half-brother Amnon. He later led a revolt against his father. While fleeing on the back of a mule he got his head caught in a tree and was killed by Joab.

AchaicusἈχαϊκόςmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἀχαϊκός (Achaikos), which referred to the region in Greece called Ἀχαΐα (Achaia), situated on the northern coast of the Peloponnese. In the New Testament this is the name of a Corinthian Christian who aids Saint Paul.

AchanעָכָןmBiblical
Possibly a variation of the Hebrew word עֲכָר ('akhar) meaning "trouble". In the Old Testament, Achan is stoned to death because he steals forbidden items during the assault on Jericho.

Achim 2ἈχείμmBiblical
Possibly means "he will establish" in Hebrew. In the New Testament this name is listed as an ancestor of Jesus.

AdahעָדָהfBiblical
Means "adornment" in Hebrew. This was the name of the wives of both Lamech and Esau in the Old Testament.

AdaliaאֲדַלְיָאmBiblical
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin. In Book of Esther in the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Haman the Agagite.

Adamאָדָם, ἈδάμmEnglish, French, German, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Catalan, Greek, Hebrew, Arabic, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('adam) meaning "to be red", referring to the ruddy colour of human skin, or from Akkadian adamu meaning "to make".... [more]

Adina 1עֲדִינָא, Ἀδινάm & fBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Hebrew
From Hebrew עֲדִינָא ('adina') meaning "delicate". This name is borne by a soldier in the Old Testament. It is also used in modern Hebrew as a feminine name, typically spelled עֲדִינָה.

AdinoעֲדִינוֹmBiblical
Means "ornament" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of King David's mighty men.

AdlaiעַדְלָיmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Contracted form of Adalia. This is the name of the father of one of King David's herdsmen in the Old Testament.

AdonijahאֲדֹנִיָהmBiblical
Means "my lord is Yahweh" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of King David's sons in the Old Testament. Though he was the eldest surviving son of David, he was passed over as heir to the throne in favour of Solomon.

AdoniramאֲדֹנִירָםmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my lord is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of an overseer of tribute under the kings David, Solomon and Rehoboam. He was stoned to death when the Israelites revolted.

AdrielעַדְרִיאֵלmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "flock of God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a man who married Saul's daughter Merab.

Agrippam & fAncient Roman, Biblical
Roman cognomen of unknown meaning, possibly from a combination of Greek ἄγριος (agrios) meaning "wild" and ἵππος (hippos) meaning "horse" or alternatively of Etruscan origin. It was also used as a praenomen, or given name, by the Furia and Menenia families. In the New Testament this name was borne by Herod Agrippa (a grandson of Herod the Great), the king of Israel who put the apostle James to death. It was also borne by the 1st-century BC Roman general Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.

AhabאַחְאָבmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Means "uncle", from Hebrew אָח ('ach) meaning "brother" and אָב ('av) meaning "father". This was the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel, as told in the Old Testament. He was admonished by Elijah for his sinful behaviour. Herman Melville later used this name in his novel Moby-Dick (1851), where it belongs to a sea captain obsessively hunting for a white whale.

AhinoamאֲחִינֹעַםfBiblical
Means "my brother is pleasant" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of wives of both Saul and David.

AlexanderἈλέξανδροςmEnglish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἀλέξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend, help" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). In Greek mythology this was another name of the hero Paris, and it also belongs to several characters in the New Testament. However, the most famous bearer was Alexander the Great, king of Macedon. In the 4th century BC he built a huge empire out of Greece, Egypt, Persia, and parts of India. Due to his fame, and later medieval tales involving him, use of his name spread throughout Europe.... [more]

AllonאַלּוֹןmBiblical
Means "oak" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.

AlphaeusἈλφαῖοςmBiblical, Biblical Latin
From Ἀλφαῖος (Alphaios), the Greek form of a Hebrew name that meant "changing". In the New Testament this is the name of the fathers of the apostles James and Levi.

AlvahעַלְוָהmBiblical
Means "his highness" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned in the Old Testament as belonging to a descendant of Esau.

Amal 2עָמָלmBiblical
Means "work" in Hebrew. This was the name of an Asherite in the Old Testament.

AmariahאֲמַרְיָהוּmBiblical
Means "Yahweh has said" in Hebrew. This was the name of several Old Testament characters.

Ami 1אָמִיmBiblical
Means "trustworthy, reliable" in Hebrew. This was the name of a servant of King Solomon in the Old Testament.

AmittaiאֲמִתַּיmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my truth" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of the prophet Jonah.

AmmielעַמִּיאֵלmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "God is my kinsman" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of the spies sent out by Moses in the Old Testament.

AmnonאַמְנוֹןmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "faithful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the eldest son of King David. He was killed by his brother Absalom in revenge for the rape of his sister Tamar.

Amosעָמוֹס, ἈμώςmEnglish, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew עָמַס ('amas) meaning "load, burden". Amos is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Amos, which speaks against greed, corruption and oppression of the poor. Written about the 8th century BC, it is among the oldest of the prophetic books. As an English name, Amos has been used since the Protestant Reformation, and was popular among the Puritans.

AmramעַמְרָםmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "exalted nation" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Amram is the father of Moses.

Anahעֲנָהf & mBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "answer" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name belongs to one female character and two male characters.

AnaiahעֲנָיָהmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "Yahweh has answered" in Hebrew. This is the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.

Anan 2עָנָןmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "cloud" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned very briefly in the Old Testament.

AnaniעֲנָנִיmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my cloud" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned in the Old Testament as belonging to a descendant of King David.

AnaniasἉνανίαςmBiblical, Biblical Latin
From Ἁνανίας (Hananias), the Greek form of Hananiah. In Acts in the New Testament this is the name of three characters: a disciple in Damascus, the husband of Sapphira, and the high priest of the Jews who tries Paul.

Anath 1עֲנָת, ἈνάθmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "answer" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Shamgar.

AndrewmEnglish, Biblical
English form of the Greek name Ἀνδρέας (Andreas), which was derived from ἀνδρεῖος (andreios) meaning "manly, masculine", a derivative of ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man". In the New Testament the apostle Andrew, the first disciple to join Jesus, is the brother of SimonPeter. According to tradition, he later preached in the Black Sea region, with some legends saying he was crucified on an X-shaped cross. Andrew, being a Greek name, was probably only a nickname or a translation of his real Hebrew name, which is not known.... [more]

AnnaἌνναfEnglish, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see Hannah) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary.... [more]

AnnasmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Contracted form of Ananias. This was the name of one of the high priests of the Jews in the New Testament.

ApphiaἈπφίαfBiblical
Greek form of a Hebrew name that possibly meant "increasing". This is a name mentioned in Paul's epistle to Philemon in the New Testament.

Aquilam & fBiblical, Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen meaning "eagle" in Latin. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lives with Aquila and his wife Priscilla (or Prisca) for a time.

Aran 2אֲרָןmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "wild goat" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Dishan in the Old Testament.

ArchelausἈρχέλαοςmAncient Greek (Latinized), Biblical Latin, Biblical
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἀρχέλαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from ἀρχός (archos) meaning "master" and λαός (laos) meaning "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.

AreliאַרְאֵלִיmBiblical
Means "lion of God, hero" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Gad in the Old Testament.

AretasἈρέταςmBiblical
Greek form of an Aramaic name, of unknown meaning. This was the name of four Nabataean kings of Petra in Jordan, including the first king (2nd century BC). King Aretas IV is mentioned briefly in the New Testament.

AridaiאֲרִידַיmBiblical
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the ten sons of Haman killed by the Jews.

AriehאַרְיֵהmBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lion" in Hebrew. This is the name of an officer of King Pekahiah in the Old Testament.

Arielאֲרִיאֵל, Ἀριήλm & fHebrew, English, French, Spanish, Polish, Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew, from אֲרִי ('ari) meaning "lion" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem. Shakespeare used it as the name of a spirit in his play The Tempest (1611), and one of the moons of Uranus bears this name in his honour. As an English name, it became more common for females in the 1980s, especially after it was used for the title character in the Disney film The Little Mermaid (1989).

ArtaxerxesἈρταξέρξηςmAncient Persian (Hellenized), Biblical
Greek form of the Persian name Artakhshathra meaning "righteous ruler". This was the name of several Achaemenid Persian rulers. It was also borne by the founder of the Sassanid Empire, usually known by the Middle Persian form Ardashir.

AsaאָסָאmBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "healer" in Hebrew. This name was borne by the third king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.

AsaphאָסָףmBiblical
Means "collector" in Hebrew. This name belongs to several minor characters in the Old Testament.

AsenathאָסְנַתfBiblical
Means "devoted to the goddess Neith" in Ancient Egyptian. In the Old Testament this is the name of Joseph's Egyptian wife. She was the mother of Manasseh and Ephraim.

AsherאָשֵׁרmHebrew, English, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "happy, blessed" in Hebrew. Asher in the Old Testament is a son of Jacob by Leah's handmaid Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. The meaning of his name is explained in Genesis 30:13.

AshtorethעַשְׁתֹרֶתfBiblical, Semitic Mythology
From עַשְׁתֹרֶת ('Ashtoret), the Hebrew form of the name of a Phoenician goddess of love, war and fertility. Her name is cognate to that of the East Semitic goddess Ishtar.

AsnapparאָסְנַפַּרmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
From אָסְנַפַּר ('Asnappar), the Hebrew form of Ashurbanipal. This name is used in the Old Testament to refer to the Assyrian king.

AtarahעֲטָרָהfBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "crown" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Atarah is a minor character, the wife of Jerahmeel.

Athaliahעֲתַלְיָהf & mBiblical
Possibly means "Yahweh is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both a feminine and masculine name. It was borne by the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, who later came to rule Judah as a queen.

AzarelעֲזַרְאֵלmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "God has helped" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor Old Testament characters.

AzariahעֲזַרְיָהmBiblical
Means "Yahweh has helped" in Hebrew, derived from עָזַר ('azar) meaning "help" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of many Old Testament characters including of one of the three men the Babylonian king ordered cast into a fiery furnace. His Babylonian name was Abednego.

AzazelעֲזָאזֵלmBiblical
Means "scapegoat" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, this is the name of the recipient of a sacrificial goat. The identity of Azazel is not clear; it may in fact be the name of the place where the goat is to be sacrificed, or it may be the name of some sort of evil desert demon.

AzaziahעֲזַזְיָהוּmBiblical
Means "Yahweh is strong" in Hebrew. This is the name of three minor characters in the Old Testament.

AzelאָצֵלmBiblical
Means "reserved" in Hebrew. This is both the name of a minor character and a place name in the Old Testament.

AzrielעֲזְרִיאֵלmBiblical
Means "my help is God", derived from Hebrew עָזַר ('azar) meaning "help" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". This was the name of three minor characters in the Old Testament.

AzubahעֲזוּבָהfBiblical
Means "forsaken" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of Caleb's wife.

BaalΒάαλmSemitic Mythology, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Variant spelling of Ba'al, and the form used in most translations of the Bible.

Baal-Zebubבַּעַל זְבוּבmBiblical
Form of Beelzebub used in many English versions of the Old Testament.

Barak 1בָּרָק, ΒαράκmHebrew, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lightning" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament, Barak was a military commander under the guidance of the prophetess Deborah. They defeated the Canaanite army led by Sisera.

BarnabasΒαρναβᾶςmGerman (Rare), English (Rare), Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of an Aramaic name. In Acts in the New Testament the byname Barnabas was given to a man named Joseph, a Jew from Cyprus who was a companion of Paul on his missionary journeys. The original Aramaic form is unattested, but it may be from בּר נביא (bar naviya') meaning "son of the prophet", though in Acts 4:36 it is claimed that the name means "son of encouragement".... [more]

BartholomewmEnglish, Biblical
English form of Βαρθολομαῖος (Bartholomaios), which was the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "son of Talmai". In the New Testament Bartholomew is the byname of an apostle, possibly the same person as the apostle Nathanael. According to tradition he was a missionary to India before returning westward to Armenia, where he was martyred by flaying. Due to the popularity of this saint the name became common in England during the Middle Ages.

BaruchבָּרוּךmBiblical, Hebrew
Means "blessed" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a companion of the prophet Jeremiah, acting as his scribe and assistant. The deuterocanonical Book of Baruch was supposedly written by him. A famous bearer was Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), a Dutch-Jewish rationalist philosopher.

BasemathבָּשְׂמַתfBiblical, Biblical Latin
Means "fragrance" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a wife of Esau.

BashemathבָּשְׂמַתfBiblical
Variant of Basemath.

BasmathבָּשְׂמַתfBiblical, Biblical Latin
Variant of Basemath. This was the name of a daughter of Solomon in the Old Testament.

Bathshebaבַּת־שֶׁבַעfBiblical
Means "daughter of the oath" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a woman married to Uriah the Hittite. King David seduced her and made her pregnant, so he arranged to have her husband killed in battle and then married her. She was the mother of Solomon.

Beelzebubבַּעַל זְבוּבmBiblical, Biblical Latin
From Hebrew בַּעַל זְבוּב (Ba'al Zevuv) meaning "lord of flies", possibly intended as a mocking alteration of בַּעַל זבל (Ba'al Zevul) meaning "Ba'al of the exalted house", one of the Canaanite names for their god Ba'al.... [more]

BeelzebulΒεελζεβούλmBiblical
Form of Beelzebub used in many modern translations of the New Testament.

BelialבְּלִיַעַלmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "worthless" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this term is used to refer to various wicked people. In the New Testament, Paul uses it as a name for Satan. In later Christian tradition Belial became an evil angel associated with lawlessness and lust.

BelshazzarבֵּלְשַׁאצַּרmBabylonian (Anglicized), Biblical
From בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר (Belshatzzar), the Hebrew form of the Akkadian name Bel-sharra-usur meaning "Bel protect the king". This was the name of the son of Nabonidus, the last king of the Babylonian Empire before the Persians conquered it in the 6th century BC. In the Old Testament Book of Daniel Belshazzar is the last king of Babylon who sees the mystical handwriting on the wall, which is interpreted by Daniel to portend the end of the empire.

BenaiahבְּנָיָהוּmBiblical
From the Hebrew name בְּנָיָהוּ (Benayahu) meaning "Yahweh has built". This is the name of numerous Old Testament characters.

BenjaminבִּנְיָמִיןmEnglish, French, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Biblical
From the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin) meaning "son of the south" or "son of the right hand", from the roots בֵּן (ben) meaning "son" and יָמִין (yamin) meaning "right hand, south". Benjamin in the Old Testament was the twelfth and youngest son of Jacob and the founder of one of the southern tribes of the Hebrews. He was originally named בֶּן־אוֹנִי (Ben-'oni) meaning "son of my sorrow" by his mother Rachel, who died shortly after childbirth, but it was later changed by his father (see Genesis 35:18).... [more]

BerniceΒερνίκηfEnglish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Contracted form of Berenice. It occurs briefly in Acts in the New Testament belonging to a sister of King Herod Agrippa II.

BethuelבֵּתוּאֵלmBiblical
Possibly means "God destroys" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Rebecca.

BeulahבְּעוּלָהfBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "married" in Hebrew. The name is used in the Old Testament to refer to the land of Israel (Isaiah 62:4). As an English given name, Beulah has been used since the Protestant Reformation.

BilhahבִּלְהָהfBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "bashful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the handmaid given to Jacob by his wife Rachel. By him she was the mother of Dan and Naphtali.

BithiahבִּתְיָהfBiblical
Means "daughter of Yahweh" in Hebrew, from the roots בַּת (bat) meaning "daughter" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. In the Old Testament this is the name of a daughter of Pharaoh. She is traditionally equated with the pharaoh's daughter who drew Moses from the Nile.

BoazבֹּעַזmBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "swiftness" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the man who marries Ruth. This was also the name of one of the two pillars that stood outside Solomon's Temple (with Jachin).

BuzבּוּזmBiblical
Means "contempt" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Abraham's brother Nahor in the Old Testament.

CaiaphasΚαϊάφαςmBiblical
Meaning unknown, probably of Aramaic origin. In the New Testament this is the name of the Jewish high priest who condemns Jesus.

CainקָיִןmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Means "acquired" in Hebrew. In Genesis in the Old Testament Cain is the first son of Adam and Eve. He killed his brother Abel after God accepted Abel's offering of meat instead of his offering of plant-based foods. After this Cain was banished to be a wanderer.

CainanקֵינָןmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Variant of Kenan.

CalebכָּלֵבmEnglish, Biblical
Most likely related to Hebrew כֶּלֶב (kelev) meaning "dog". An alternate theory connects it to Hebrew כָּל (kal) meaning "whole, all of" and לֵב (lev) meaning "heart". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan. Of the Israelites who left Egypt with Moses, Caleb and Joshua were the only ones who lived to see the Promised Land.... [more]

CanaanכְּנַעַןmBiblical
Meaning unknown. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Ham. He is said to be the ancestor of the Canaanite people.

CandacefEnglish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the hereditary title of the queens of Ethiopia, as mentioned in Acts in the New Testament. It is apparently derived from Cushitic kdke meaning "queen mother". In some versions of the Bible it is spelled Kandake, reflecting the Greek spelling Κανδάκη. It was used as a given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized in the 20th century by a character in the 1942 movie Meet the Stewarts.

CarmiכַּרְמִיmBiblical
Means "vine" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Reuben in the Old Testament.

CarpusΚαρπόςmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Latin form of the Greek name Καρπός (Karpos), which meant "fruit, profits". The name is mentioned briefly in the New Testament in the second epistle of Timothy.

CephasΚηφᾶςmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Means "rock" in Aramaic. The apostle Simon was called Cephas by Jesus because he was to be the rock upon which the Christian church was to be built. In most versions of the New Testament Cephas is translated into Greek Πέτρος (Petros) (in English Peter).

ChenaniahכְּנַנְיָהוּmBiblical
Variant of Kenaniah used in several translations of the Old Testament.

ChloeΧλόηfEnglish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "green shoot" in Greek, referring to new plant growth in the spring. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter. The name is also mentioned by Paul in one of his epistles in the New Testament. As an English name, Chloe has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.

ClaudiafEnglish, German, Dutch, Swedish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Claudius. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.

CleopasΚλεοπᾶςmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Shortened form of the Greek name Kleopatros (see Cleopatra). In the New Testament Cleopas is a disciple who sees Jesus after his resurrection.

CleophasΚλοπᾶςmBiblical
Form of Clopas used in several versions of the New Testament.

ClopasΚλωπᾶςmBiblical
Meaning unknown, probably of Aramaic origin. In the New Testament Clopas is mentioned briefly as the husband of one of the women who witnessed the crucifixion, sometimes identified with Alphaeus.

CorneliusmAncient Roman, English, Dutch, German, Biblical
Roman family name that possibly derives from the Latin element cornu meaning "horn". In Acts in the New Testament Cornelius is a centurion who is directed by an angel to seek Peter. After speaking with Peter he converts to Christianity, and he is traditionally deemed the first gentile convert. The name was also borne by a few early saints, including a 3rd-century pope. In England it came into use in the 16th century, partly due to Dutch influence.

CyrusΚῦροςmEnglish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From Κῦρος (Kyros), the Greek form of the Persian name Kūrush, which may mean "far sighted" or "young". The name is sometimes associated with Greek κύριος (kyrios) meaning "lord". It was borne by several kings of Persia, including Cyrus the Great, who conquered Babylon. He is famous in the Old Testament for freeing the captive Jews and allowing them to return to Israel. As an English name, it first came into use among the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation.

DamarisΔάμαριςfBiblical, Biblical Greek
Probably means "calf, heifer, girl" from Greek δάμαλις (damalis). In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul.

Dan 1דָּןmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "he judged" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Dan is one of the twelve sons of Jacob by Rachel's servant Bilhah, and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. His name is explained in Genesis 30:6.

Danielדָּנִיֵּאל, ΔανιήλmEnglish, Hebrew, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Finnish, Estonian, Armenian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name דָּנִיֵּאל (Daniyyel) meaning "God is my judge", from the roots דִּין (din) meaning "to judge" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Daniel was a Hebrew prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament. He lived during the Jewish captivity in Babylon, where he served in the court of the king, rising to prominence by interpreting the king's dreams. The book also presents Daniel's four visions of the end of the world.... [more]

DariusmEnglish, Lithuanian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman form of Δαρεῖος (Dareios), which was the Greek form of the Persian name Dārayavahush meaning "possessing goodness", composed of the elements dâraya "to possess" and vahu "good". Three ancient kings of Persia bore this name, including Darius the Great who expanded the Achaemenid Empire to its greatest extent. His forces invaded Greece but were defeated in the Battle of Marathon.... [more]

DathanדָּתָןmBiblical
Possibly means "fountain" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the conspirators against Moses.

DavidדָּוִדmEnglish, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Welsh, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was derived from Hebrew דּוֹד (dod) meaning "beloved" or "uncle". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel, ruling in the 10th century BC. Several stories about him are told in the Old Testament, including his defeat of Goliath, a giant Philistine. According to the New Testament, Jesus was descended from him.... [more]

DeborahדְּבוֹרָהfEnglish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name דְּבוֹרָה (Devorah) meaning "bee". In the Old Testament Book of Judges, Deborah is a heroine and prophetess who leads the Israelites when they are threatened by the Canaanites. She forms an army under the command of Barak, and together they destroy the army of the Canaanite commander Sisera. Also in the Old Testament, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca.... [more]

DelaiahדְּלָיָהוּmBiblical
Means "Yahweh has drawn up" in Hebrew. This is the name of several Old Testament characters.

DelilahדְּלִילָהfBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "delicate, weak, languishing" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is the lover of Samson, whom she betrays to the Philistines by cutting his hair, which is the source of his power. Despite her character flaws, the name began to be used by the Puritans in the 17th century. It has been used occasionally in the English-speaking world since that time.

Diklahדִּקְלָהm & fHebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "palm grove" in Hebrew or Aramaic. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Joktan. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.

DinahדִּינָהfBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "judged" in Hebrew. She is the daughter of Jacob and Leah in the Old Testament. It has been used as an English given name since after the Protestant Reformation.

DionysiusΔιονύσιοςmAncient Greek (Latinized), Biblical
Latin form of Dionysios. Dionysius the Areopagite, who is mentioned in the New Testament, was a judge converted to Christianity by Saint Paul. This was also the name of many other early saints, including a 3rd-century pope.

DorcasΔορκάςfBiblical
Derived from Greek δορκάς (dorkas) meaning "gazelle". This is the Greek translation of the name Tabitha in the New Testament (see Acts 9:36).

DrusillafBiblical, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name Drusus. In Acts in the New Testament Drusilla is the wife of Felix.

Ebenezerאֶבֶן הָעָזֶרmBiblical
Means "stone of help" in Hebrew. This was the name of a monument erected by Samuel

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These women all show up in the pages of the Bible.

Martha. She served Jesus dinner and was witness to him resurrecting her brother Lazarus. The name means "the lady."

Hannah. According to the Bible, the name Hannah is associated with "favor" and "grace." The biblical Hannah was initially thought to be unable to have children, but after praying, she was blessed by a high priest and had a son, Samuel.

Eve. This classic name is perfect for your lively baby girl — it comes from a Hebrew word meaning "to live" or "to breathe."

Abigail. Abigail is for a daddy's girl. In Hebrew, the name means "father's joy" or "Father rejoiced." In the Bible, Abigail was King David's third wife, described as "good in discretion and beautiful in form."

Sarah. As Abraham's wife, she was also a prophetess. Her name stands for "princess."

Rachel. This name is lovely for your soft, cuddly daughter and means "ewe," which is a female sheep. In the Bible, Rachel was the favorite wife of Jacob, who eventually gave him two sons.

Naomi. This spunky name is full of personality and means "pleasantness" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Naomi is the mother-in-law of Ruth.

Priscilla. She was an early convert to Christianity. Her name means "ancient," which you can take to mean "old soul."

Claudia. She's mentioned briefly in the book of Timothy. The moniker translates literally to "lame," but children with this name shouldn't fret too much about the literal meaning. A name is what you make it.

Tabitha. She's known for being a charitable person in the Bible. Her moniker means "beauty" or "grace."

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Biblical Baby Names

35 Baby Names Meaning Patience

NAMESMEANINGGENDER AgambirA brave warrior who crosses every hurdle with great strength, compassion, patience and hard workBoyIndian AmadourA beloved who is born to love filled with peace and patienceBoy AnahAnswer; a master of patience and perseverence who like patienceGirl AnantamatiMainly a follower of Buddha; having patienceBoy AnumanSmall patienceBoyThaiBuddhism AtheleisiaInfinite; they lack patience, are serious and idealisticGirlEnglish AyyubiaA woman who is like prophet Ayyub in patience.GirlArabic,PakistanIslam DaininOne who has great patienceBoyEnglishBuddhism DeerajIdealistic one; one who has lot of patienceBoyIndianHindu DhaeryePatience; Calm and Composed; Radiant and LuminantBoyIndian DhairyashPatience; Calm and Composed; Radiant and LuminantBoyIndian

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DhairyeshPatience; Calm and Composed; Radiant and LuminantBoyIndian DhamaidhiPatience; Calm and Composed; Radiant and LuminantBoyIndian DheerashLord of Tolerance; One with patience; Calm and Composed PersonBoyIndian DhritiOne who has courage and patience.GirlNepaliHindu DhritilMan with Patience; Calm and Composed personBoyIndian DhritmanPatient; Endowed with fortitude; One who has patience and is not restlessBoyIndian DillanA loyal person; one who has calmness and patienceBoyIrish,WelshChristianity DzintraOne who has lot of patienceBoyEweChristianity GreeleaThey are very ambitious and always try to impress others.They start with a smaller way and build with their patience.BoyBritishChristianity GrizeldaEndless Patience, The one with the high patience and endurable qualities. She will bear are the problems of life easily.GirlGermanChristianity GurdheerajGurdheeraj collaborated with two words guru and dheeraj. Guru means master or lord and dheeraj means patience. So gurdhram means the patience just like the Lord.BoyHindiChristianity HilmCalmness; Patience; IntelligenceBoyArabicChristianity Jolinnsuch people have high patience and independent. They fight for their right and posses the leadership quality.GirlGerman,United StatesSikh MirrenA person with patience, a calm personBoyIrishJudaism OzigbodiPatienceGirlEwe,Ghana ParamdheerOne who has the highest of patienceBoyIndianJudaism PazienzaLatin - One who endures with courage; Patient; A variant of the name PatienceGirlItalian,Latin RanadhiraHe who has patience in battleBoyIndian SabirahOne who is of great patienceGirlArabic SabriOn who has great patienceBoyArabic ShekibThe patient person, one who has a great patienceBoyArabic SubiraOne who has a lot of patienceGirlAfrican SuboorA man of great patience who takes pity on othersBoyUrduIslam TikshyaPatience, a patient personGirlBengaliHindu
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That biblical patient names mean

100 Biblical Baby Names

You will find both classic and unusual baby names in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. They carry a history that can be appealing to have as part of your own child's story. If the meaning behind a name matters to you, be sure to look up the stories associated with these names before bestowing them upon your newborn.

While some of the meanings are quite noble ("great warrior") or lovely ("full of grace"), others are a bit less so ("palm tree"). Because it is thought of as the "Christian Bible," New Testament names tend to be more popular in modern America. But that doesn't mean you won't come across some more unusual options.

Popular Biblical Names for Girls

Consider these popular or unique Biblical baby names for girls, along with their meanings, origins, popularity in the top 1,000 list of girl names, and other interesting information.

Abigail

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: My father's joy
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Abbigail, Abigal, Abby, Abbie, Gail
  • Famous Namesakes: First Lady Abigail Adams, advice columnist Abigail Van Buren, actress Abigail Breslin
  • Peak Popularity: Abigail began a tremendous rise in popularity in the 1970s. It became a top 100 name in 1998 and was in the top 10 from 2001 to 2017. It was most popular in 2005 when it reached number four.

Fun Fact: Abigail was an educated, wealthy, and beautiful woman who is regarded as one of the few female prophets of the Old Testament. She successfully instigated a plan to prevent bloodshed between her husband, Nabal, and King David.

Ada

  • Origin: Hebrew, German
  • Meaning: Noble, happy, adorned (German)
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Adah, Aada
  • Famous Namesakes: Scientist Ada Lovelace, religious figure St. Ada
  • Peak Popularity: Ada was a top 100 name in the 1800s and early 1900s before falling out of favor. It had a resurgence in the 2000s and ranked 184 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Adah is seen as a name twice in Genesis. In the 1800s, Ada, Countess of Lovelace, is considered to be the first computer programmer. The Ada computer programming language is named in her honor.

Anna

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Favor, grace
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Ana, Ann, Anne, Annika, Annette, Hannah, Ona
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Anna Kendrick, dancer Anna Pavlova
  • Peak Popularity: Anna was the second most popular girl's name in the 1800s. It dipped in popularity, but remains in the top 100. The variation Hannah made the top 100 in 1986. It was the number two name for girls in 1998, 1999, and 2000. and was number 39 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Hannah appears in the Old Testament as the wife of Elkanah. In the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament, Anna is a prophetess in the Temple who preaches to everyone there that the child Jesus will redeem Jerusalem.

Bethany

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: House of figs, house of affliction
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Betheny, Bethenny
  • Famous Namesakes: TV personality Bethenny Frankel, surfer Bethany Hamilton
  • Peak Popularity: Bethany was a top 100 name for girls in the 1980s, reaching its peak of 87 in 1987. It has since dropped and sat at 603 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Bethany was a town at the foot of the Mount of Olives where Jesus stayed the week prior to his crucifixion with Martha and Mary, sisters of Lazarus who was raised from the dead.

Candace

  • Origin: Latin, Ethiopian
  • Meaning: Queen, pure
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Candy, Candice
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Candace Cameron-Bure, commentator Candace Owens, basketball player Candace Parker
  • Peak Popularity: Candace was a top 1,000 girl name from 1942 to 2005. It hit its highest rank of 101 in 1984.

Fun Fact: Candace makes an appearance as the queen of the Ethiopians in Acts. The apostle Philip converts and baptizes her chief of the treasury.

Chloe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: New growth
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Cloe, Chloë, Cloie, Cloey, Chloie, Kloe, Khloe, Khloé, Khloey
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Chloë Grace Moretz, media personality KhloéKardashian
  • Peak Popularity: Chloe was number 390 in 1900, but dropped in popularity and fell out of the top 1,000 in 1944. It reappeared in 1982 and shot up in popularity to number nine in 2009 and 2010. It dropped a bit since and was at 27 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Chloe is mentioned in 1 Corinthians as a leading early Christian woman in Corinth, Greece, where the name was popular in ancient times as well as today.

Damaris

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Calf or tame and gentle
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Damaras, Demaris
  • Famous Namesakes: TV chef Damaris Phillips, model Damaris Lewis
  • Peak Popularity: Damaris was most popular in 2006 with a rank of 603.

Fun Fact: Damaris is mentioned in Acts of the Apostles as being a Christian convert in Athens.

Deborah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bee
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Debra, Debbora, Debora, Devora, Devorah, Debbi, Debby, Deb
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Deborah Ann Woll, singer Deborah "Debbie" Harry, journalist Deborah Norville
  • Peak Popularity: Deborah was very trendy in the 1950s reaching number two 1955. It has fallen sharply and was at number 907 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Two Deborahs make an appearance in the Bible. In Genesis, Deborah is the nurse of Rebecca. In the Book of Judges, Deborah is a heroic prophetess who forms an army to combat the Canaanites.

Delilah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Delicate
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Delila, Dalilah
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Delilah Cotto, celebrity child Delilah Belle Hamlin
  • Peak Popularity: Delilah was number 808 in 1900 and ranked from 500 to over 1,000 until 2006. In 2007, it jumped up in popularity and rose to 69 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Delilah is a villain in the Book of Judges, where she gets mighty Samson to tell her that the source of his strength is his hair. Then she has his hair cut and he is turned over to the Philistines.

Dinah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Judged
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Dina, Dyna, Dynah
  • Famous Namesakes: Singer and TV host Dinah Shore, singer Dinah Jane
  • Peak Popularity: Dinah was most popular in 1955 with a rank of 488. It disappeared from the top 1,000 in 1967 and has yet to return.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Dinah is the daughter of Jacob and Leah.

Elizabeth

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: My God is an oath
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Alizabeth, Elisabeth, Elysabeth, Elyse, Elyssa, Elyza, Lilabet, Lilibet, Lizbeth, Liz, Betty, Betsy, Bessy, Libby
  • Famous Namesakes: Queen Elizabeth I and II, actress Elizabeth Taylor, poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, pioneering physician Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Peak Popularity: Elizabeth is a traditionally popular name that has been in the top 30 for over 100 years. It was number 6 in 1900 and number 16 in 2020.

Fun Fact: The name Elizabeth appears in the Gospel of Luke. In the 1800s, Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. She overcame many obstacles and, along with her sister who was also a physician, opened a medical college in New York City.

Esther

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Star
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Ester, Estée, Ester, Ettie, Hester, Hettie
  • Famous Namesakes: Swimmer Esther Williams, actress Esther Rolle, journalist and philanthropist Esther Dyson
  • Peak Popularity: Esther is a classic name that ranked 39 in 1900 and 153 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Queen Esther of Persia has an entire book of the Hebrew Bible named after her, and the annual feast of Purim is in memory of how she was able to prevent the slaughter of Jews in Persia.

Eunice

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Good victory
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Unice, Eunike, Eunika
  • Famous Namesakes: Philanthropist Eunice Kennedy Shriver
  • Peak Popularity: Eunice was last popular in the early 1900s when it ranked as high as 106. It dropped significantly after the 1950s eventually falling out of the top 1,000 in 1996.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, Eunice was the mother of Timothy, who evangelized with Paul.

Eve

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Giver of life
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Eva, Eave, Evie, Ava
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Eve Arden, rapper Eve (Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper)
  • Peak Popularity: Eve ranked 414 in 1907. It fell out to the top 1,000 briefly from 1985-1997 then returned. It ranked 471 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Eve is the first woman, and therefore the first female name mentioned in the Bible.

Hagar

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Flight
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Hagir, Hajar, Agar, Haggar, Hagur
  • Famous Namesakes: Spokesperson Hagar Chemali, Olympic swimmer Hagar Badran, writer Hagar Wilde
  • Peak Popularity: Hagar has not appeared as a top 1,000 name in the U.S. in the last 120 years.

Fun Fact: Hagar was the servant of Sarah and was given to Abraham so he could have a child. Her son, Ishmael, is honored in Islam as an ancestor of Muhammad. Her search for water when abandoned by Abraham is reenacted as part of the Hajj pilgrimage. An angel caused water to spring out at what is now the Zamzam Well, next to the Kaaba in Mecca.

Jael

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Mountain goat
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Iael, Yael, Jaelle, Jayel, Jayil
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Yael Grobglas, model Jael Strauss
  • Peak Popularity: Jael and Yael are rare names in the U.S.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, after Deborah defeats the Canaanite army, its captain takes refuge in the tent of Heber the Kenite, whose wife Jael kills the captain with a tent peg.

Jemimah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Dove
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jemima, Yemimah, Gemima, Jamima, Jemma, Gemma
  • Famous Namesakes: Model Gemma Ward, actress Jemima Abey, artist Jemima Kirke
  • Peak Popularity: Jemimah is not among the top 1,000 names, but Gemma rose to 207 in 2020 and Jemma was at 583.

Fun Fact: Jemimah was one of the three daughters of Job. The name is not commonly given in the U.S. possibly due to the association with Aunt Jemima, as it is may be considered racially offensive. The diminutives are used instead.

Joanna

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is gracious
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Joan, Joann, Joanne, Johanna, Jane, Jean, Jeanne
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Joanne Woodward, comedian Joan Rivers, St. Joan of Arc
  • Peak Popularity: Joanna was most popular in 1984 when it reached number 88. It was number 214 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Gospel of Luke, Joanna is one of the women who discovers that Jesus' tomb is empty when she and Mary Magdalene come to anoint the body.

Judith

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Woman from Judea
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Judithe, Judyth, Judy, Judi, Jodi, Jodie, Giulia
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Judith Light, astronaut Judith Resnik, author Judy Blume
  • Peak Popularity: Judith was the fourth most common name for girls in 1940. Since then, it has slowly declined in popularity and ranked 903 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Judith is the heroine of the Book of Judith, which is included in the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Old Testament, but not in the Protestant Bible. She is a daring widow who infiltrates the camp of Assyrian general Holofernes and decapitates him, saving Israel.

Kezia

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Cinnamon
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Keziah, Kasia, Ketziah, Keshia, Keisha, Keshea
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam, actress Kezia Burrows
  • Peak Popularity: Kezia remains a rare name in the U.S.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Kezia was the second of the three daughters of Job born after the end of his suffering.

Leah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Weary
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Lee, Leigh, Lia, Lea, Leea, Leeah, Liah
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Lea Thompson, actress Leah Remini, singer Lea Salonga
  • Peak Popularity: Leah has maintained consistent popularity over the years. It has recently seen a spike reaching number 24 in 2010.

Fun Fact: Leah was the first wife of Jacob and six of her sons became leaders of the 12 tribes of Israel.

Lois

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: The best or superior
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Louise, Loisa, Loise, Loisse, Loyce, Loys
  • Famous Namesakes: Fictional character Lois Lane, actress Lois Chiles, writer Lois Lowry
  • Peak Popularity: Lois was a top 100 name from 1902 to 1953. It has dropped steadily since falling out of the top 1,000 in 1984.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, Lois was the grandmother of Timothy, who evangelized with Paul.

Lydia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Woman from Lydia, an area in Asia Minor
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Lidia, Lydea, Lyda, Lidiya
  • Famous Namesakes: Model Lydia Hearst, writer Lydia Child, actress Lydia Hull
  • Peak Popularity: Lydia is a well-established name for girls. It ranked 104 in 1900 and 96 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, Lydia was a woman who Paul converted to Christianity.

Maria

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bitterness, rebellion
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Marea, Mariah, Marian, Marianne, Malia (same root as Mary)
  • Famous Namesakes: Journalist Maria Shriver, educator Maria Montessori, Queen Maria Theresa
  • Peak Popularity: Maria is a classic name for girls. It was number 31 from 1973 to 1975 and number 109 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Maria is the usual form of the name Mary, and is used in most European languages.

Martha

  • Origin: Aramaic
  • Meaning: The lady
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Marta
  • Famous Namesakes: TV personality Martha Stewart, First Lady Martha Washington
  • Peak Popularity: Martha was a top 50 name from before 1900 through 1955. It has since become less common falling to 772 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Martha and her sister, Mary, hosted Jesus at their home in Bethany. She kept busy cooking and cleaning while Mary sat and was taught by Jesus. She has since been associated with the helping professions.

Mary

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bitterness, rebellion
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Maria, Marie, Maree, Marea, Mariah, Mariam, Mari, Merri, Merrie, Merry, Maryam, Miryam, Miriam, Mia, Mara, Marah
  • Famous Namesakes: Queen Mary, actress Mary Tyler Moore, author Mary Shelley, gymnast Mary Lou Retton
  • Peak Popularity: Mary is a traditional name for girls. It ranked number one from before 1900 through 1946 and was a top 100 name until 2009.

Fun Fact: Mary is an English form of Maria. In the New Testament, it is the name of the mother of Jesus, follower Mary Magdalene, and Mary of Bethany who hosted Jesus in her home.

Mia

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bitterness, rebellion
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Mia is from the same root as Mary and Maria.
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Mia Farrow, actress Mia Goth
  • Peak Popularity: Mia has skyrocketed from nowhere in the 1960s to be the sixth most popular name from 2013 to 2017.

Fun Fact: Mia is the diminutive for Maria in German, Dutch, and Scandinavian languages.

Michal

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Brook
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Mychal, Mikhal
  • Famous Namesakes: Fashion designer Michal Negrin
  • Peak Popularity: Michal is not found in the top 1,000 girl baby names in the U.S., but it is a popular name in modern-day Israel.

Fun Fact: Pronounced mee CHAL, Michal is the name of Saul's daughter given in marriage to David. She saved him when Saul tried to have him killed.

Miriam

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bitterness, rebellion
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Miryam, Maryam, Myriam (same root as Mary and Maria)
  • Famous Namesakes: Singer Miriam Makeba, actress Miriam McDonald
  • Peak Popularity: Miriam is an established girl name that ranked 214 in 1900 and 280 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Miriam was the sister of Moses and Aaron and was a teacher and prophetess.

Naomi

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Pleasant
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Noemie, Noemi, Naomie
  • Famous Namesakes: Singer Naomi Judd, model Naomi Campbell, actress Naomi Watts
  • Peak Popularity: Naomi is a classic name that has been surging in popularity. It broke into the top 100 in 2010 and was 52 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Naomi appears as the mother-in-law of Ruth, the great-grandmother of King David. The devotion of Ruth to Naomi is exemplary. Naomi changed her name to Mara (bitter) when her husband and sons died.

Noa

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Movement
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Noah, Knoa, Nowa, Nowah
  • Famous Namesakes: Rapper Noa James, actress Noa Lindberg
  • Peak Popularity: Noa entered the top 1,000 in 2014 and ranked 466 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Noa was one of the five daughters of Zelophehad who successfully argued that they should be able to inherit their father's holdings, even though that was against tradition. Moses ruled that they could do so if they married within their tribe, which was also not customary.

Orpah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Back of the neck or a fawn
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Oprah, Orpha, Ophrah
  • Famous Namesakes: TV host Oprah Winfrey
  • Peak Popularity: Orpah and Oprah are uncommon names that have not been in the top 1,000.

Fun Fact: Orpah was a daughter-in-law of Naomi in the Book of Ruth. Oprah is a variant considered to be a misspelling.

Phoebe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Shining
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Febe, Phebe, Pheebe, Phoebee, Phoeby, Phoebie, Pheobe
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Phoebe Cates, illustrator Phoebe Wahl
  • Peak Popularity: Phoebe ranked 395 in 1900. It was less common from the 1950s through the 1990s, but is gaining popularity once again. It ranked 256 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Phoebe was a deaconess in the early Christian church, mentioned by Paul in Romans.

Priscilla

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Ancient
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Prisca, Priska, Priscille, Cece, Cissy, Scilla
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Priscilla Presley, author and speaker Priscilla Shirer
  • Peak Popularity: Priscilla has always been in the top 1,000 names, but peaked at 127 in 1940. It ranked 562 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, Priscilla was one of the female leaders of the early Christian church.

Rachel

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Ewe
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Rachael, Racheal, Rachelle, Rachele, Rahel, Rae
  • Famous Namesakes: Author Rachel Carson, actress Rachel Weisz, political commentator Rachel Maddow
  • Peak Popularity: Rachel is a traditionally popular name. It was number 153 in 1900 and a top 20 name from 1983 to 1999 reaching a high of nine in 1996. It was 227 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In Genesis, Rachel was the favorite wife of Jacob and the mother to Joseph and Benjamin.

Rebecca

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: To join or tie
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Rebeccah, Rebeckah, Rebekah, Rebekka, Becca, Becky, Reba
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Rebecca Romijn, writer Rebecca Walker, pioneering African-American physician Rebecca Lee Crumpler
  • Peak Popularity: Rebecca was most popular when it reached a rank of 10 in 1973 and 1974. It dropped to number 250 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In Genesis, Rebecca was the wife of Isaac and the mother of the twins Esau and Jacob.

Rhoda

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Rose
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Rhode, Rhodah, Rodah
  • Famous Namesakes: Fictional character Rhoda Morgenstern, actress Rhoda Griffis, actress Rhoda Gemignani
  • Peak Popularity: Rhoda is a traditional girl name that was number 266 in 1900. It has since become less common and fell out of the top 1,000 in 1976.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, a humorous story is related about a servant girl named Rhoda who was living in the house of the mother of John Mark (the evangelist). When Peter is unexpectedly released from prison, he goes to that house and knocks on the door. Rhoda is so startled to hear he is at the door that she runs to tell her mistress without opening the door.

Ruth

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Friend
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Rut, Ruta, Ruthe
  • Famous Namesakes: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, TV personality Dr. Ruth Westheimer, chef and food writer Ruth Reichl
  • Peak Popularity: Ruth is a classic name. It was a top 5 name until in 1922 and in the top 50 until 1951. It has fallen a little, ranking 220 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Heroine of the Book of Ruth, Ruth is loyal to her mother-in-law after her husband's death. She is an ancestor of King David.

Salome

  • Origin: Aramaic
  • Meaning: Peace
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Salomea, Salomee
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Salome Jens
  • Peak Popularity: Salome is a rare name, however it was in the top 1,000 in the early 1900s ranking as high as 703 in 1903.

Fun Fact: There are two Salomes in the New Testament. One is the mother of apostles James and John, who was also one of the three women who discovered that Jesus had risen from the dead. The other was the step-daughter of King Herod who requested that John the Baptist be beheaded.

Sarah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Princess
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Sara, Sarai, Sadie, Sally, Sallie, Sarita, Kala, Zaria
  • Famous Namesakes: English royal Sarah Ferguson, actress Sarah Jessica Parker, comedian Sarah Silverman, political influencer Duchess of Marlborough Sarah Churchill
  • Peak Popularity: Sarah is an ever popular name for girls. It was number 37 in 1900, number three in 1993, and number 67 in 2017.

Fun Fact: In Genesis, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and the mother of Isaac. God promised they would have children, which made her laugh as she was past menopause and childless. The Bible says she didn't conceive until she was 90 years old.

Selah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Unknown, possibly a musical term meaning to pause
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Sela, Seela, Seelah
  • Famous Namesakes: Musician Selah Sue, model Selah Marley, actress Sela Ward
  • Peak Popularity: Selah is rising in popularity after being unknown in the top 1,000 until 2005. It was at 428 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Selah was not used as a name in the Bible, but it appears dozens of times at the end of verses in Psalms.

Shiloh

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Peaceful
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Shilo, Shilow, Shyloh
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress and celebrity child Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, singer Shiloh Hoganson
  • Peak Popularity: Shiloh made the top 1,000 list of girl names in 2007 and the top 1,000 list of boy names in 2015. In 2018, Shiloh ranked 454 for girls and 618 for boys.

Fun Fact: Shiloh was a place name in the Bible and might refer to the Messiah. In the U.S. it was the site of a major battle of the Civil War.

Susanna 

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Lily
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Susanne, Susannah, Susan, Sue, Susanne, Suzanne, Suzanna, Sanna, Susann, Sukie, Suzie, Zanna, Zuzana
  • Famous Namesakes: Activist Susan B. Anthony, author Sue Grafton, actress Suzanne Pleshette, author Susanna Clarke
  • Peak Popularity: Susanna is a vintage name. It was number 479 in 1904 and dropped out of the top 1,000 in 1998. Susan is the more popular version of the 20th century reaching number two from 1957 to 1960. However, it has also fallen out of favor dropping out of the top 1,000 in 2018.

Fun Fact: In the Book of Daniel, Susanna is falsely accused of adultery by two men who wished to blackmail her into having sex with them. Before she can be put to death, the prophet Daniel comes to her defense and turns the tables on the accusers.

Tabitha

  • Origin: Aramaic
  • Meaning: Gazelle
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Tabatha, Tabby, Tibby
  • Famous Namesakes: Inventor Tabitha Babbitt, author Tabitha King, photographer and reporter Tabitha Soren
  • Peak Popularity: Tabitha was most popular in 1978 with a rank of 126. It dropped off the top 1,000 list in 2017.

Fun Fact: In Acts, Peter restores a woman named Tabitha to life. In Greek, her name is Dorcas. The name had a resurgence due to being used as a character name in the television series Bewitched.

Talitha

  • Origin: Aramaic
  • Meaning: Little girl
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Talita, Thalita
  • Famous Namesakes: Actress Talitha Bateman, actress Talitha Getty
  • Peak Popularity: Talitha is a rare name that does not appear in the top 1,000 in the U.S.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, Jesus raises a child from the dead, who he calls Talitha.

Tamar

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Palm tree
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Tamara, Thamar, Tamra, Tamera, Tammi, Tammie, Tammy
  • Famous Namesakes: Singer Tamar Braxton, director Tamar Simon Hoffs, reporter Tamara Keith
  • Peak Popularity: Tamar is an uncommon name, but Tamara was in the top 1,000 from 1939 to 2009 with a high rank of 64 in 1974.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah and an ancestor of Jesus. She had to concoct a plan to have a child after her first husband died, or the line of Judah would have ended there.

Vashti

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Unknown, possibly beautiful
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Astin, Vashtie, Vashtee, Vashty, Washti
  • Famous Namesakes: Athlete Vashti Cunningham, writer Vashti Harrison
  • Peak Popularity: Vashti is uncommon, but it was a top 1,000 girl name four times between 1902 and 1907.

Fun Fact: Vashti was the queen of Persia. Esther replaced her as the wife of King Ahasuerus in the Book of Esther. She is a figure in the Purim story. Astin is the Greek version of her name.

Zillah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Shade or shadow
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Zilla, Zilah, Zila
  • Famous Namesakes: Celebrity child Zillah Jade Amey, activist and author Zillah R. Eisenstein
  • Peak Popularity: Zillah is unique and not in the top 1,000.

Fun Fact: In Genesis, Zillah was one of the two wives in the first listed polygamist relationship.

Zilpah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Unknown, possibly frailty
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Zilpa, Zilpha, Zylpah, Silpa
  • Famous Namesakes: Famous poet's mother Ziplah Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Peak Popularity: Zilpah has never been in the top 1,000 names.

Fun Fact: Zilpah was a slave in the household of Jacob and bore him sons Gad and Asher. She is believed to be buried in the Tomb of the Matriarchs in Tiberias.

Zipporah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Bird
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Zippora, Ziporah, Zipora, Tzipora, Sepphora, Seffora, Sephora
  • Peak Popularity: Zipporah is a unique name.

Fun Fact: Zipporah was the wife of Moses and the daughter of Jethro.

Popular Biblical Names for Boys

These are some of the most popular and unique biblical names for boys, along with their meanings, origins, popularity in the top 1,000 list of boy names, and other interesting information.

Aaron

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: High mountain or exhalted
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Aron, Arron, Arin
  • Famous Namesakes: Vice President Aaron Burr, football player Aaron Rodgers
  • Peak Popularity: Aaron is a popular name for boys. It was 193 in 1900, reached number 28 in 1994, and was number 63 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In Exodus, Aaron was the brother of Moses and acted as his spokesman. He was the first high priest of the Israelites and the priesthood would descend through his line.

Abram

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: High father
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Abraham, Abe, Bram, Avram, Avraham
  • Famous Namesakes: Athlete Abram Elam, President Abraham Lincoln, psychologist Abraham Maslow
  • Peak Popularity: Abram reached 376 in 2013 and Abraham was 555 in 2020.

Fun Fact: God changed Abram's name to Abraham in Genesis. He is regarded as the founder of both the Hebrews through his son Isaac and the Muslims through his son Ishmael.

Adam

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Man, red man, man from the red earth
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Adamo, Adham, Adem
  • Famous Namesakes: Singer Adam Levine, comedian Adam Sandler, actor Adam Driver
  • Peak Popularity: Adam is a traditionally popular boy name. It was number 187 in 1900, it reached number 18 in 1983 and 1984, and was 96 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Adam is the first human created in Genesis.

Alexander

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender of men
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Al, Alec, Alex, Aleksander, Lex, Xander, Zander
  • Famous Namesakes: King Alexander the Great, politician Alexander Hamilton, baseball player Alex Rodriguez, television host Alex Trebec
  • Peak Popularity: Alexander was the fourth most popular name in 2009.

Fun Fact: Although Alexander is a Greek name, there are several men of that name in the New Testament.

Amos

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Strong, carry a heavy load or burden
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Ames, Aymos, Amoss
  • Famous Namesakes: Cognitive and mathematical psychologist Amos Tversky, mechanical engineer Amos Whitney
  • Peak Popularity: Amos ranked 168 in 1900. It fell out of the top 500 in 1962 and briefly dropped out of the top 1,000 in the 2000s. However, it seems to be making a comeback with a slow rise in rank since 2011. It reached 703 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Amos was a minor prophet who merited the Old Testament Book of Amos. He spoke out for social justice, especially decrying greed and oppression of the poor.

Andrew

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Manly
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Andreas, Andre, Andres, Andy, Drew
  • Famous Namesakes: Saint Andrew, Prince Andrew, actor Andrew Garfield, President Andrew Jackson, comedian Drew Carey
  • Peak Popularity: Andrew ranked fifth in 2005 at its peak. Andrew is a classic boy name. It has been a top 100 name for well over a hundred years. It reached number five in 1988, 1991, 1992, and 2003. In 2020, Andrew was number 52.

Fun Fact: The apostle Andrew was the brother of Simon Peter. He evangelized in the Black Sea region. He was crucified on an X-shaped cross, which is today called the Saltire of St. Andrew and is used on the Scottish flag and the flag of the United Kingdom.

Asher

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Happy, blessed
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Aser, Ashir, Ashyr, Ashor
  • Famous Namesakes: Actor Asher Angel, rapper Asher Roth
  • Peak Popularity: Asher didn't break into the top 1,000 until the 1990s, but it has been skyrocketing. It was at 32 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Asher is the son of Jacob by Zilpah and his tribe is one of the 12 tribes of Israel.

Bartholomew

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Son of the furrow
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Bartolomeo, Bartolo, Bartol, Bart, Bartlett, Mees, Mies
  • Famous Namesakes: Saint Bartholomew, fictional character Bart Simpson, football player Bart Starr, pirate Bartholomew "Black Bart" Roberts
  • Peak Popularity: Bartholomew appeared as a top 1,000 name 11 times between 1902 and 1971 with a peak rank of 800. Bart was most popular in 1959 when it reached 249, but it dropped out of the top 1,000 in 1988.

Fun Fact: Bartholomew was one of the 12 apostles in the New Testament. He is said to have evangelized in India and Armenia before being martyred.

Benjamin

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Son of the right hand or son of the south
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Ben, Benji, Bennie, Benny
  • Famous Namesakes: Inventor, politician, and author Benjamin Franklin, President Benjamin Harrison, actor Ben Affleck
  • Peak Popularity: Benjamin has been a popular name for decades. It was the sixth most post popular name for boys in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Fun Fact: Benjamin was the youngest of the 12 sons of Jacob, being a full brother to Joseph (by Rachel) and half brother to the others.

Caleb

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Faithful and whole hearted
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Kaleb, Cal
  • Famous Namesakes: Pepsi inventor and pharmacist Caleb Bradham, singer Caleb Johnson
  • Peak Popularity: Caleb has seen a steady rise in popularity since the 1970s. It reached the top 100 in 1989 and was most popular in 2009 at a rank of 31. It ranked 56 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Caleb was sent by Moses to find the land of Canaan.

Daniel

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is my judge
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Danilo, Dan, Dannie, Danny
  • Famous Namesakes: Pioneer Daniel Boone, actor Daniel Craig, football player Dan Marino
  • Peak Popularity: Daniel is a time-honored name for boys. It was number 44 in 1900 and a top 20 name since 1952. It was number five in 1985, 1990, 2007, and 2008. It ranked 14 in 2020.

Fun Fact: The Book of Daniel is set during the Babylonian captivity of the Jews. Daniel serves in the court of King Nebuchadnezzar and interprets his dreams. An angel helped him survive being thrown into a den of lions.

David

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Beloved
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Dave, Davey, Davie, Davy
  • Famous Namesakes: Soccer player David Beckham, singer David Bowie, frontiersman Davy Crockett
  • Peak Popularity: David is a traditionally popular name. It has been a top 25 name for over a century, and it was the number one name in 1960. It ranked 28 in 2020.

Fun Fact: David was the second king of Israel and established Jerusalem as the capital of the United Kingdom of Israel, after which it was called the City of David.

Elijah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: My God is Yahweh
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Eliya, Elias, Ilias, Eli
  • Famous Namesakes: Inventor Eli Whitney, actor Elijah Wood, religious leader Elijah Muhammad
  • Peak Popularity: Elijah is a vintage name that has become trendy. It made the top 100 in 1995 and rose to the fourth most popular boy name in 2020.

Fun Fact: Elijah was one of the main prophets of the Old Testament. Rather than dying, he was carried to heaven on a chariot of fire and later appeared to Jesus (along with Moses) during the transfiguration.

Ethan

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Solid, enduring
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Eithan, Etan, Eitan, Eytan
  • Famous Namesakes: Patriot Ethan Allen, actor Ethan Hawke, filmmaker Ethan Coen
  • Peak Popularity: Ethan was a top 10 name from 2002 to 2016 reaching number two in 2009 and 2010. It ranked 13 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Ethan refers to a few minor characters in the Old Testament. Ethan the Ezrahite was noted for his wisdom and is said to be the author of Psalm 89.

Ezekiel

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God will strengthen
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Ezequiel, Zeke
  • Famous Namesakes: Football players Ezekiel Elliott and Ezekiel Ansah
  • Peak Popularity: Ezekiel is a vintage name that is finding new popularity. It ranked 562 in 1900 but started to gain ground in the 1990s. It became a top 100 name in 2016 and was number 65 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Ezekiel was a prophet in Jerusalem when it was conquered and the nobility was taken into captivity in Babylon. He foresaw the restoration of Israel.

Ezra

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Help
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Esdras, Ezras, Ezri
  • Famous Namesakes: Poet Ezra Pound, actor Ezra Miller
  • Peak Popularity: Ezra has a long history of use as boy name. It began a surge in popularity in 2010, making the top 100 in 2015, and reaching number 44 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, the Book of Ezra tells of Ezra the Scribe who led a group home from the Babylonian exile and was instrumental in reintroducing and enforcing the Torah in Jerusalem.

Felix

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Fortunate
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Feliks, Felics, Phelix, Felice
  • Famous Namesakes: Composter Felix Mendelssohn, daredevil Felix Baumgartner, Nobel laureate physicist Felix Bloch
  • Peak Popularity: Felix is a classic name that has consistently ranked in the top 400 for over 120 years. It ranked 170 in 1900 and 225 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, Felix was the Roman procurator of Judea. He served at the trial of the apostle Paul and often sent for Paul to talk with him. However, he left Paul in prison when he left office.

Gabriel

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is my strong man
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Gabriele, Gabe, Gabi, Gavril
  • Famous Namesakes: Actor Gabriel Byrne, author Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Peak Popularity: The name Gabriel is centuries old. It has been a top 110 name in the U.S. since 1975. It reached number 21 in 2010 and was number 38 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Gabriel appears in both the Old and New Testaments as an archangel who was sent with messages from God to Daniel, Zechariah, and Mary.

Gideon

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Hewer, one who cuts tress or wood
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Gideone, Gedeon, Gidon, Gidion
  • Famous Namesakes: U.S. Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, actor Gideon Emery
  • Peak Popularity: Gideon was on the U.S. top 1,000 list of boy names four times between 1900 and 1995. Since its return in 2000, it has seen a steady rise in popularity. It ranked 323 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Gideon was a military leader chosen by God. He devised a clever plan to overcome a superior Midianite force by tricking them into thinking they had far more troops.

Isaac

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: He will laugh and rejoice
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Ike, Isaak, Issac, Itzhak, Yitzhak
  • Famous Namesakes: Natural philosopher Isaac Newton, musician Isaac Stern, author Isaac Asimov, politician Yitzhak Rabin
  • Peak Popularity: Isaac is traditionally popular. In 1900, it was number 116. It became a top 100 name in 1995 and reached number 28 in 2013.

Fun Fact: Isaac was born to Abraham and Sarah when she was 90 years old. God then tested Abraham's faith by commanding him to sacrifice Isaac but stayed his hand at the last moment.

Isaiah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: The salvation of the Lord
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Isiah, Isaias, Esaias, Isaija
  • Famous Namesakes: Basketball player Isaiah Thomas, actor Isaiah Washington, football player and actor Isaiah Mustafa
  • Peak Popularity: Isaiah is well-established boy name. It ranked 396 in 1900, but had a spike in popularity since the 1990s. It reached number 39 in 2006 and was at number 51 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Isaiah was one of the four major prophets of the Old Testament and was ascribed the authorship of the Book of Isaiah.

Jacob

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Supplanter, the one who comes after
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jaycob, Jaceb, Jakob, Jake, Jeb, Jacques, Coby, Kobe, Koby
  • Famous Namesakes: Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, boxer Jake LaMotta, politician Jacob K. Javits
  • Peak Popularity: Jacob is an extremely popular name. It was ranked 101 in 1900, and was a top 10 name from 1993 to 2017. It was the number one name for boys in the U.S. from 1999 to 2012.

Fun Fact: Jacob came to be called Israel and his 12 sons formed the 12 tribes of Israel.

James

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Supplanter, the one who comes after
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jaymes, Jay, Jim, Jae, Jimmie, Jimmy
  • Famous Namesakes: King James, President James A. Garfield, singer James Brown
  • Peak Popularity: James has been a top 20 name in the U.S. for over 120 years. It was the number one name for boys from 1940 to 1952. It ranked 6 in 2020.

Fun Fact: James is the English form of Jacob derived from Latin and Greek. Two of the 12 apostles were named James.

Jason

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: He that cures
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jayceon, Jayson, Jay, Jayce, Jae, Jaxon, Jaxson
  • Famous Namesakes: Actor Jason Statham, actor Jason Momoa, singer Jason Mraz
  • Peak Popularity: Jason was most popular in the 1970s when it was the number two name for boys from 1974 to 1978.

Fun Fact: In the New Testament, Jason was an early Jewish convert to Christianity.

Jeremiah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Yahweh will exalt or raise up
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jeremias, Jeremy, Jerry
  • Famous Namesakes: Philosopher Jeremy Bentham, pastor Jeremiah Wright, actor Jeremiah Bitsui
  • Peak Popularity: Jeremiah is a long-established name. It was number 327 in 1900, and it's found an increase in popularity in the 2000s reaching number 51 in 2010 and 2011. Jeremy reached number 14 in 1976.

Fun Fact: Jeremiah was one of the major prophets of the Old Testament. He was the author of the Book of Jeremiah, the Books of Kings, and the Book of Lamentations. He lived to see the fall of Jerusalem and the destruction of the Temple of Solomon.

Jesse

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Gift
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jessie, Jess
  • Famous Namesakes: Outlaw Jesse James, athlete Jesse Owens
  • Peak Popularity: Jesse is a popular name for boys and has been in the top 200 for well over 120 years. It reached number 37 in 1981 and was number 203 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Jesse was the father of David, who became the second king of Israel.

John

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: The grace of God
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Ian, John, Johan, Johannes, Jonathan, Jonathon
  • Famous Namesakes: President John Adams, King John, President John F. Kennedy
  • Peak Popularity: John has been one of the most popular names for centuries. It was number one in 1900 and continued at number one through 1923. It was in the top 10 until 1987 and ranked 27 in 2020.

Fun Fact: John can trace back to Jonathan in the Old Testament, but also to John the Baptist and John the apostle in the New Testament.

Jonah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Dove
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jonas, Ionas, Yonah
  • Famous Namesakes: Actor Jonah Hill, medical researcher Jonas Salk
  • Peak Popularity: Since 1900, Jonah was most popular in 2012 when it reached a rank of 128.

Fun Fact: Jonah was a prophet who tried to get out of preaching by boarding a boat, but when a storm came up he was tossed overboard and then swallowed by a large fish. Deposited alive, he finally did as he had been commanded by God.

Joseph

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: He will add
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Jose, Yousef, Yosef, Josef, Giuseppe, Jo, Joe, Joey
  • Famous Namesakes: Chief Joseph, Vice President Joe Biden, author Joseph Conrad, boxer Joe Frazier
  • Peak Popularity: Joseph is a classic boy name. It ranked 7th in 1900 and remained in the top 10 until 1935. It hit number six in 2003, but dropped a bit to 26 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Joseph was the 11th son of Jacob. In the New Testament, Joseph was the husband of Mary, mother of Jesus.

Joshua

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: God is salvation
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Josh, Jesus, Yshua
  • Famous Namesakes: Actor Josh Hutcherson, Civil War general and politician Joshua Chamberlain
  • Peak Popularity: Joshua is a time-honored name that surged in popularity in the U.S. in the 1970s. It was a top 10 name from 1979 to 2009 reaching number three from 2002 to 2006. It was number 54 in 2020.

Fun Fact: In the Old Testament, Joshua became the leader of the Israelites when Moses died.

Levi

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Joined together
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Lev, Levy
  • Famous Namesakes: Inventor Levi Strauss, cyclist Levi Leipheimer, businessman Levi Ziegler Leiter, football player Levi Wallace
  • Peak Popularity: Levi was number 199 in 1900 but became less common in the 1950s and 1960s. It started to rise again in the 1980s and became a top 100 name in 2009. It ranked 18 in 2020.

Fun Fact: Levi was the third son of Jacob and his tribe became the priestly class of the Israelites.

Luke

  • Origin: English, Greek
  • Meaning: From Lucania, Italy or light
  • Alternative Spellings & Variations: Lucas, Luc
  • Famous Namesakes: Singer Luke Combs, actor Luke Wilson
  • Peak Popularity: Luke held a rank of 243 in 1900. It slowly declined to 601 in 1942 before gaining in popularity again. It reached number 28 in 2014 and 2015.

Fun Fact: Luke was a doctor who traveled with the apostle Paul. Traditionally, he is said to have written the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.

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Christian Baby Names Meaning Gift Of God

A famous saying says, “Every name is real, that’s the nature of names.” A perfect name is one of the most precious and the first and foremost gifts the parents give their children as soon as they come into this world. For parents, it is a great moment to keep a name for their newborn baby. Expectant mothers are always on the lookout for new and unique names for the newborn child.

The joy and happiness at the arrival of a baby are boundless. Along with this responsibility of choosing a name for a newborn baby is a big task for their parents. Parents always think in different ways about the name of their newborn baby, which is a beautiful and meaningful name.

Here we have a list of about 100 Christian baby names, which you could choose from the below list.

biblical baby girl names meaning gift god

What’s in a Name?

Why is a name so important? Why should a parent look out for biblical baby girl names meaning the gift of God or biblical baby boy names meaning the gift of God? Why not go with some random name? Doesn’t sound right, does it?

When we spend so much time looking out for the best brand or option in things we use, what is stopping us from looking at a number of biblical baby boy names meaning gift of god or biblical baby girl names meaning gift of God, to find the perfect name for our gift or miracle?

Many parents start looking out for unique baby names with biblical meaning, as soon as their pregnancy is confirmed.

Who can Choose?

The birth of a child brings immense joy for not just the parents but the entire family. Naming a child piques everyone’s interest and most of the family members have a number of suggestions and one of the most common suggestions is the God names list. While many might suggest interesting Christian names with meaning, God’s names list always gets the highest vote.

Parents to be are always on the lookout for unique and interesting names. On the other hand, there are parents who look for names based on the meaning they want them to carry.

You needn’t be a parent to go through this list of biblical baby girl names meaning the gift of God and biblical baby boy names meaning the gift of God. You can be a friend, an aunt, uncle, grandparent, or even a sibling. The right name can be your lifelong gift for the child.

100 Christian Baby Names Meaning “Gift Of God”:

The Bible, the holy book of the Christians, is full of names, and many of them have become very popular over the years. Wondering what are all of God’s names that mean the gift of God, so that you can choose something different rather than going with just the gender?

If you are more specifically looking for baby girl names meaning gift from heaven or baby girl names meaning gift of love for your baby girl, take a look at our carefully curated list of names for girls. The last column denotes the gender of the name. Similarly, if you are looking for Catholic baby boy names with meaning, you can find the meaning of each name in the second last column.

Hope this list helps you find that perfect name for your little bundle of joy:

100 Christian Baby Names Meaning “Gift Of God” 2021
Sr.No
Name
Origin
Meaning
Gender
1AdaiahHebrew

God sent

Boy
2AkimHebrew

Originated from God

Boy
3AdrielHebrew

God sent

Boy
4AmarisHebrew

Given by God

Boy
5AanaGreek

Given by God

Boy
6AanyaHebrew

Jehovah’s cloud or God sent

Girl
7AnnasHebrew

Grace of God

Boy
8AnaniasHebrew

Gracious and God’s gift

Boy
9AlyaHebrew, Greece, Arabic

Sent from heaven

Girl
10AbimealHebrew

Sent from God

Boy
11AldoraGreek

Winged gift from God

Girl
12AsielHebrew

Made by god

Boy
13AshrielHebrew

God’s promise

Boy
14AvishaiHebrew

God’s gift

Boy
15BovzoCzech

God’s gift

Boy
16BozidarCzech

God’s gift

Girl
17BogdakshaCzech

God’s Gift

Boy
18ConaniahHebrew

Made by God

Boy
19CorbonHebrew

Offered from God

Boy
20ChipoAfrican

Present from God

Unisex
21DonatoItalian

Gift from God

Boy
22DorekPolish

God’s Gift

Boy
23DorothyGreek

Gift from God

Girl
24DorotheaGreek

Gift from God

Girl
25EliasaphHebrew

Genius sent from God

Boy
26ElsiGreek

God’s satisfaction sent to earth

Boy
27ElnathanGreek

God’s Gift

Boy
28EsriHebrew

God’s help

Boy
29ElizabethHebrew

Promise of God

Girl
30EldadHebrew

Favored by God and a Gift of God

Boy
31ElhananHebrew

Gift of God

Boy
32ErcoleGreek

Gift of God

Boy
33EliphazHebrew

Strength and Gift of God

Boy
34ElphaalHebrew

God’s work

Boy
35ElzabadHebrew

God has Bestowed

Boy
36EnamHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
37FedyenkaRussian

Gift Of God

Boy
38GaddielHebrew

Fortune from God

Boy
39GamalielHebrew

God has Given

Boy
40GodivaEnglish

God’s Gift

Girl
41HananiahHebrew

God has given

Boy
42HanielHebrew

God’s grace

Boy
43HannielHebrew

Grace of God

Boy
44HanameelHebrew

Grace that is given By God

Boy
45HananHebrew

The Gracious gift of God

Boy
46HananeelHebrew

Grace of God

Boy
47HannathonHebrew

Grace or Gift of God

Boy
48HenadadHebrew

The Grace of the beloved God

Boy
49HannoGerman

Gift from God

Boy
50HansSwedish

Gift sent from God

Boy
51HannahHebrew

Favor of God or Gift of God

Girl
52HannoGerman

Gift from God

Girl
53IssacharHebrew

God Given Son

Boy
54IainScottish

Gift of the Lord

Boy
55JeannotHebrew

Gift from God

Boy
56JehonathanHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
57JehozabadHebrew

God’s dowry or Gift

Boy
58JozabadHebrew

God has honored

Boy
59JehoramHebrew

God has honored

Boy
60JeramiahHebrew

God has gifted

Boy
61JukkaHebrew

God’s gift

Boy
62JonathanHebrew

God’s gift

Boy
63JohananHebrew

Gift from God

Boy
64JoyceHebrew

Belonging to God, God’s gift

Girl
65JannesHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
66JaninaHebrew

Gift from God

Girl
67JathnielHebrew

Gift of God

Boy
68JehohananHebrew

Grace or gift of a God

Boy
69JesseHebrew

God’s Gift

Girl
70JoannaHebrew

God’s Gift

Girl
71JohnHebrew, American

God’s Gift

Boy
72JonasHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
73MattathaHebrewv

God’s Gift

Boy
74MatthiasHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
75MieshaSlavic

God’s Gift

Boy
76MathewHebrew

God’s present

Boy
77MattanaHebrew

A Gift from the God that gives

Boy
78MattaniahHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
79MattenaiHebrew

God Given thing

Boy
80MatthalHebrew

A Gift that God gives

Boy
81MattthanHebrew

A Gift or the hope of God

Boy
82MattithiahHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
83MehirHebrew

Reward from a God

Boy
84MithmiteHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy
85MikelleEnglish

God’s Gift

Boy
86NadabHebrew

Free gift from a God

Boy
87NathanHebrew

God’s gift

Boy
88NethaniahHebrew

The Comfort of god sent as a gift

Boy
89NethinimsHebrew

Given by God

Boy
90NkechiHebrew

What God has given

Girl
91NathanaelHebrew

God has given it

Boy
92ShaniIrish

God’s sent this

Girl
93SeonaidGaelic

Gift of God

Girl
94ShaunaIrish

God’s Gift

Girl
95TeodaraItalian

God’s sent

Girl
96YedoashHebrew

God’s Gift

Girl
97ZabdiHebrew

Gift of God

Boy
98ZaneHebrew, American

Gift from God

Boy
99ZanetaRussian, Hebrew

Gift from god

Boy
100ZaniHebrew

God’s Gift

Boy

baby names meaning gift from god or miracle

 

FAQs

1. What name means daughter of God?

Some of the baby girl names we found, that means daughter of God are:

    • Batya
    • Angela
    • Celeste
    • Dinah
    • Athena
2. What are girl names that mean miracle?

Here are a few baby girl names for your “miracle”.

    • Amari
    • Ayah
    • Marvel
    • Mireya
    • Nessa
3. What are Girl biblical names?

Here are a few baby girl names and meanings from the bible:

Names
Meaning
Rachelmother of Joseph and Benjamin; Ewe
LeahJacob’s first wife; Weary
ChloeBlooming
AbigailFather’s joy
NaomiRuth’s mother-in-law; Pleasantness
4. What is a good biblical name for a boy?

Here are a few selected Bible names for boy baby

Names
Meaning
JosiahGod Supports
DanielProphet’s name; God is my judge
AlexanderDefender of people
ElijahThe lord is my God
AsherOne of Jacob’s sons; Blessed; Happy
5. What are the top boy names for 2021?

Here are a few English Christian baby boy names with meaning that could be some of the most liked names in 2021

Names
Meaning
JosiahGod Supports
DanielProphet’s name; God is my judge
AlexanderDefender of people
ElijahThe Lord is my God
AsherOne of Jacob’s sons; Blessed; Happy

Your little miracle is indeed a “gift of God” and we hope you could choose the perfect name for your child from our selection of biblical baby boy and baby girl names meaning the gift of God. Do let us know your pick, in the comments below. If you have more suggestions, we would love to hear that too!

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