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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.

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...

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 name has a romantic gothic allure to it, and if it sounds familiar, it’s because it was the name of a character from the sitcom Bewitched. Taken from the name of a...

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.

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 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 three daughters, that...

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”.

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