Biblical

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Aamon

Aamon is a boy’s name of Biblical origins, meaning: “one who induces eagerness”.

Abigor

Abigor is a boy’s Biblical name, meaning: “unwilling”.

Abilene

The name Abilene (AB-UH-LEEN) is of uncertain origin and meaning but may be derived from a Hebrew word meaning grass.

Adaliah

Adaliah Meaning and Origin Adaliah is a girl's name of Biblical origin meaning "one that draws water, poverty, cloud, death." Posts with the name Adaliah: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Adina

Adina is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning slender.

Ariel

Ariel is a Hebrew name meaning: “lion of god”.

Arye

(Hebrew) lion.

Asherah

Asherah Meaning and Origin Asherah (uh–sheer–uh) was an ancient Semitic goddess worshiped by the Phoenicians and Canaanites. According to the Oxford Companion to the Bible, Asherah was associated with lions, serpents, and sacred trees. Archaeology has revealed that...

Azania

Originally, Azaniah, a male name meaning ‘heard by God’, borne by a biblical character.

Azrael

Azrael is a boy’s name of Hebrew name origin, meaning: “help pf god”.

Benjamin

The boy’s name Benjamin is a Hebrew, Biblical name meaning: “son of the right hand, son of sorrow”.

Beulah

(Biblical, Hebrew) to own, rule.

Bina

(Yiddish, Hebrew) bee or understanding.

Cain

Cain Meaning and Origin The name Cain is a boy's name meaning "acquired" and is of Hebrew origin. In the bible, Cain is the first son of Adam and Eve, the first human conceived (Genesis 4:1), and also the first murderer (Genesis 4:8). He kills his brother Abel and is...

Delilah

Delilah Meaning and Origin Delilah is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "delicate." In the Old Testament, Delilah is Samson's mistress who betrayed him to the Philistines. Current popularity: #69. Posts with the name Delilah: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names...

Edom

(Hebrew, Biblical) red.

Elon

Elon (EE-lawn) is the name of one of the judges of the Israelite’s in the Old Testament.

Endora

Endora Meaning and Origin The name Endora is a girl’s name meaning “light” and is of Greek origin. This perfectly appropriate name for the new little light in your life extends back to mythology. Eudora was one of the 50 sea-nymph daughters of the ‘Old Man of the Sea’...

Euodia

Euodia Meaning and Origin The name Euodia (yuwah-diyah) is a Greek name meaning “prosperous journey” or “fragrant.” Euodia is a name mentioned very briefly in the Bible. In Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he urges Euodia to live in harmony with the Lord (PHILIPPIANS...

Galilea

Galilea is a Hebrew and Italian name meaning: “Galilee”.

Hagar

Hagar Meaning and Origin Hagar is a girl's name meaning "flight" and is of Biblical and Hebrew origin. Hagar was a biblical person in the Book of Genesis; she was an Ancient Egyptian servant of Sarah, who gave her to Abraham to bear a child. Hagar is also mentioned in...

Haya

(Hebrew) life.

Hiram

(Biblical, Hebrew) brother of the exalted.

Idalah

Idalah Meaning and Origin Idalah is a girl's name of Biblical origin, meaning "the hand of slander".  Posts with the name Idalah: 

Iscah

Iscah Meaning and Origin The name Iscah is a girl's name meaning "to behold" and is of Hebrew origin. In the bible Iscah (is-kaw) is the daughter of Haran and the niece of Abraham (Genesis 11:29).  Some scholars believe that Iscah is the same as Sarah, Abraham’s wife....

Jair

Jair (JAY-er) a name in the Old Testament of one of the judges of the Israelites.

Japheth

Japheth (JAY-feth) is a biblical name meaning:”expansion”. In the bible Japheth is the name of the son of Noah.

Javan

Biblical name borne by the son of Japheth (Genesis 10:2), derived from the Hebrew word meaning wine.

Jemima

“Dove or bright as day”

Jethro

Biblical name that is a variant of Hebrew name Ithra ‘excellence’ (Samuel 17:25).

Jezebel

The girl’s name Jezebel is a Hebrew name meaning: “not exalted”.

Joab

Joab Meaning and Origin The name Joab is a boy’s name meaning “praise Jehovah” and is of Hebrew origin. In the bible, Joab was the advisor of David. If you are looking for biblical one-syllable boy names, this is the perfect baby name for your little one. Posts with...

Joachim

Biblical name from the Hebrew name Johoiachin, borne by a king of Judah.

Jorah

Jorah Meaning and Origin The name Jorah is a unisex name meaning "early rain or autumn rain" and is of Hebrew origin. The rain washes out the old and brings in the new, so it has a very earthy whimsical feel. Posts with the name Jorah: Rare Magical and Enchanting Baby...

Jotham

A name from the Old Testament meaning: “the lord is perfect”.

Keziah

Keziah Meaning and Origin Keziah (also spelled Kezia) is a girl's name meaning "cassia tree" and is of Hebrew origin. Keziah (KEE-zee-ah or KEE-szhah) is the second of three daughters of Job (Job 42:14), the others being Jemimah and Keren-happuch. It is said of his...

Lazarus

The boy’s name Lazarus is a Scottish name meaning: “god is my help”.

Leia

Leia (LAY-uh) is a girl’s name of Biblical origin meaning: “child of heaven”.

Mahalia

Mahalia Meaning and Origin Mahalia is a girl’s name meaning “tenderness” and is of Hebrew origin. A cross between two biblical names: Mahali (Exodus 6:19) and Mahalah (1 Chronicles 7:18). This name is borne by several characters in the Bible including Mahalah, the...

Naarah

Naarah Meaning and Origin The name Naarah is a girl's name meaning "girl, maiden" and is of Hebrew origin. Naarah is a Biblical name borne by one of the wives of Asshur (1 Chronicles 4:5). It is also the name of a town on the border of Ephraim (Joshua 16:7), also...

Naphtali

Naphtali Meaning and Origin The name Naphtali is a boy's name meaning "wrestling" and is of Hebrew origin. The biblical name borne by one of the sons of Jacob.

Oded

A Hebrew name meaning ‘upholder, encourager

Omri

The boy’s name Omri is a Hebrew name meaning: “sheaf of grain”.

Oren

A Biblical name meaning ‘pine tree’ in Hebrew, mentioned in a genealogy (1 Chronicles 2:25).

Peninnah

Peninnah Meaning and Origin A traditional name meaning "coral" in Hebrew. In modern Hebrew, it means pearl. In the bible Peninnah is one of two wives of Elkanah, his other wife is Hannah. Peninnah and Hannah’s situation is somewhat interesting in that Peninnah has...

Phineas

Biblical name spelled Phinehas in the Authorized Version, derived from the Ancient Egyptian name Panhsj ‘the Nubian’.

Prisca

Of New Testament origin feminine form of the Roman family name Priscus “ancient”.

Reuel

A Biblical name meaning “friend of God’ in Hebrew.

Sapphira

Sapphira is a Greek name meaning: “sapphire”.

Seraphina

Seraphina is a Hebrew name meaning: “burning ones”.

Seth

Seth is a biblical boys name from Hebrew meaning: “appointed”.

Tabitha

The girl’s name Tabitha is a English name from Aramaic meaning: “gazelle”.

Tirzah

Tirzah Meaning and Origin The name Tirzah is a girl's name meaning "delight" and is of Hebrew origin. There is a woman and a city mentioned named Tirzah mentioned in the Bible. The woman is one of five daughters of Zelophehad, with her sisters she brings change to the...

Uziel

A name borne by several characters in the Old Testament genealogies.

Uzziah

A name borne by several characters in the Old Testament, including one of the kings of Judea. 

Yael

Yael Meaning and Origin Yael is a unisex name of Hebrew origin, meaning: “wild goat.” Yael or Jael is a name borne in the Bible by a woman who killed Sisera, a general who was leading his troops against Israel. (Judge 4:17-22). Yael comes from a Hebrew word denoting a...

Yoram

A name borne in the Bible by an evil king of Israel.

Zadok

Borne in the Bible by one of the priests of King David.

Zeev

A Biblical name associated with the tribe of Binyamin or Benjamin, ‘Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf’ (Genesis 49:247).

Zelah

Zelah is a Hebrew name meaning: “side”.

Zillah

Zillah Meaning and Origin Zillah is a girl's name meaning "shadow" and is of Hebrew origin. A Biblical name derived from the Hebrew verb צלל (salal), meaning to be or grow dark, shadow. Zillah is the third woman to be mentioned by name in the Bible.  Posts with the...

Zipporah

Zipporah (ZIHP-ahR-ah) is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin meaning: “bird”.

Zuleika

Zuleika Meaning and Origin Zuleika is a girl's name meaning "fair" and is of Arabic origin. Biblical name given to Potiphar’s wife in both Jewish and Muslim scripture. She is known for attempting to seduce Joseph (Genesis 39:7-20). Jewish, Christian, and Muslim...

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