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Biblical Names

These 257 from the Old and New Testament have been studied in the search of names of respectable figures, with the belief from parents that such names could shape their children's character.

Adoption of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 36.31%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 23.38%, 36%), with names like Ira becoming somewhat outmoded. The trendier birth names here are Oliver (#32), Levi (#45), Eli (#49), Noah (#1) and Luke (#28).

Here is the list of Biblical names for girls.


Aaron - Alpheus | Alva - Asher | Azariah - Dan | Daniel - Eliphalet | Elisha - Gershom | Gideon - Jabez | Jabin - Jeremiah | Jeriah - Judah | Jude - Mark | Matthew - Nimrod | Noah - Samuel | Saul - Thomas | Timon - Zephaniah


AaronAaron
.. Biblical: Moses' brother Aaron was the .. Amron is also a slightly prominent kid's name. [Aaran, Aaro, Aarron, Aaryn, Aeron, Aeryn, Ahran, Ahren, Ahron, Airen, .. 27 more]

Abdi
Biblical name. Popular as last name, and Abdi (upper 9%) is comparable to common surnames Abidi (upper 44%), Amedi (96%), which also end with -di. See also Abid.

Abednago
.. Biblical: one of the three unfortunates .. Abednael and Adnago are kreatif forms. [Abednego]

AbelAbel
.. Biblical: the second son of Adam .. Adoption of Abel, Abie, etc. as children's names in 2014 was a lot more than in 2004. [Abe, Abell, Abie, Able, Avel, .. 3 more]

Abia
Biblical name used for both men .. Rare. Abia, Aviah, etc. are not listed in the US Census. [Abiah, .. 4 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Biblical names: Aaron, Abel, Abner, Abraham, Abram

Abiel
Biblical name that the Puritans used .. Abel (top 1%), Abdel (47%) are popular last names. [Abiell, Abyel, Abyell, .. 2 more]

AbnerAbner
Biblical: King Saul of Israel's army .. Abbey (top 4%), Abby (38%), Abe (7%), Abner (4%) and Ebner (6%) appear regularly as surnames. [Ab, Abbie, Eb, Ebbie, .. 9 more]

AbrahamAbraham
Biblical: Abraham, celebrated for his great .. Usage of Abram and variants is common in 2014, except for the form Abe which has fallen out of style. [Ab, Abrahamo, Bram, Ibrahim, .. 18 more]

AbramAbram
Biblical: the patriarch Abraham's name before .. Adoption of Abram, Abey, etc. as baby names in 2014 was up 1.2% compared to the previous year. [Abe, Abran, Abrian, Avrom, .. 6 more]

Absalom
Biblical: Absalom, son of King David .. Absalom (upper 58%) and Absalon (65%) appear often as surnames. [Absalon, Abshalom, Absolem, Absolon, Avshalom, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Biblical names: Adam, Adlai, Adnan, Adriel, Alpha, Alpheus

Achav
Biblical name. Rare. Achav and Achiav are not found in the US Census. [Achiav]

Achidan
Biblical name. Unusual. Achidan, var., like Aydan, Aldan, end with -dan. [Abidan, Avidan, .. 1 more]

Achishar
Biblical name. Achishar, Amishar and Avishar are rarely found as male names. [Amishar, .. 1 more]

AdamAdam
.. Biblical: in the Genesis account, he .. Adam (upper 6%) and Adan (62%) are commonplace male names. [Ad, Adams, Addams, Addis, Addy, Adem, Adham, Adnot, Adom, Atkins, .. 14 more]

AdlaiAdlai
.. Biblical name borne by a very .. Addy, Adley and Atli are more unique as versions of Adlai. [Ad, Addie, .. 4 more]

AdnanAdnan
.. sons of the biblical patriarch Ibrahim .. Adnan rose in popularity in 2013 and is almost as common now. See also Admon.

Adonia
Biblical: one of King David's sons. Adonias and variants are hardly found as masculine names, and Adon exists often (top 49%) as a surname. [Adon, Adonias, Adoniya, .. 2 more]

AdrielAdriel
Biblical name. Adoption of Adriel and Adriell as birth names in 2014 was 17.1% more than a year ago. [Adriell]

AlphaAlpha
.. Biblical: Jesus says in the Book .. Alpha is generally used as a version. [Alfa]

AlpheusAlpheus
Biblical name used in the 19th .. Alfaeus, Alfeus, etc. are seldom found as masculine names. [Alfaeus, Alpheaus, Alphoeus, .. 2 more]

Quick Reference

Index of all Biblical names [and variants] for boys.

1. Aaron - Alpheus
Aaron [37], Abdi, Abednago [1], Abel [8], Abia [5], Abiel [5], Abner [13], Abraham [22], Abram [10], Absalom [7], Achav [1], Achidan [3], Achishar [2], Adam [24], Adlai [6], Adnan, Adonia [5], Adriel [1], Alpha [1], Alpheus [5]

2. Alva - Asher
Alva [2], Ammon [2], Amos [2], Amram, Anael, Anakin [1], Andreas, Andrew [49], Angel [18], Apollo [3], Archelaus [3], Ardon [1], Ariel [12], Arnan, Arni, Artemas [9], Asa [1], Asael [4], Asaph [2], Asher [2]

3. Azariah - Dan
Azariah [8], Azrael, Balthasar [8], Barack [2], Barnabas [17], Bartholomew [29], Baruch [3], Benjamin [29], Benoni, Bethel [1], Boaz [2], Cain [3], Caleb [6], Carmelo [6], Cephas, Cleophas [4], Cornelius [18], Cyrus [2], Dagon, Dan [1]

4. Daniel - Eliphalet
Daniel [20], Dathan, David [21], Deker [2], Demas [1], Dennis [17], Ebenezer [10], Eden [7], Eder, Edom, Ehud, Eilam [1], Elchanan [5], Eleazar [8], Eli [5], Elias [22], Elihu [1], Elijah [15], Elimelech, Eliphalet [3]

5. Elisha - Gershom
Elisha [9], Elkanah [2], Emmanuel [23], Enoch [3], Enos [1], Ephah, Ephraim [15], Erastus [3], Esau, Ethan [4], Euodias, Ezekiel [10], Ezra [7], Festus [1], Gabriel [21], Gad [1], Gaius [7], Gamaliel [2], Genesis [4], Gershom [4]

6. Gideon - Jabez
Gideon [4], Gilad [2], Goliath [2], Gomer, Gregory [27], Habakkuk [2], Ham, Heber [1], Hezekiah [1], Hillel, Hiram [5], Hosea [3], Ichabod [2], Ira, Isaac [19], Isaiah [8], Ishmael [4], Israel [1], Issachar [3], Jabez [2]

7. Jabin - Jeremiah
Jabin, Jacan, Jachin, Jacob [61], Jadon [9], Jaeger [2], Jairus [2], James [28], Janna [1], Japheth, Jarah [2], Jared [15], Jason [12], Jasper [5], Javan [3], Jaylen [4], Jediah [2], Jedidiah [4], Jehu, Jeremiah [17]

8. Jeriah - Judah
Jeriah [3], Jericho [4], Jeriel [2], Jeroboam, Jerome [20], Jesse [6], Jesus [1], Jethro [2], Job [3], Joed, Joel [2], John [85], Jonah [2], Jonathan [4], Joseph [43], Joshua [9], Josiah [3], Jotham, Jubal, Judah [4]

9. Jude - Mark
Jude [6], Julius [5], Justus [1], Kadmiel, Kain, Kaleb [3], Karmel [8], Kenan [2], Laban [1], Lazarus [8], Lemuel [2], Levi [4], Leviticus, Linus [2], Lot, Luke [11], Mahlon, Malachi [9], Manoach [2], Mark [18]

10. Matthew - Nimrod
Matthew [34], Matthias [8], Meir [4], Melchisedek [3], Meshach, Methodios [1], Methuselah [1], Micah [4], Michael [51], Midian, Moab, Mordecai [4], Moses [15], Naftali [6], Nathan [5], Nathaniel [15], Nehemiah [3], Nicholas [61], Nicodemus [4], Nimrod

11. Noah - Samuel
Noah [5], Obadiah [8], Ofir [2], Oliver [11], Omar [2], Pagiel, Paul [26], Peter [21], Petuel, Philemon [1], Philip [20], Phoebus [1], Proverb, Ram [3], Reuben [9], Rufus [2], Salem, Samael, Samson [6], Samuel [7]

12. Saul - Thomas
Saul [4], Seraphim [6], Seth, Shad [3], Shadrach [3], Shem, Shiloh [3], Shoval, Silas [7], Simeon [3], Simon [15], Solomon [9], Stephen [26], Tabor [5], Talmon, Temani [2], Terach [1], Thaddeus [15], Theophilus [3], Thomas [24]

13. Timon - Zephaniah
Timon, Timothy [19], Titus [2], Tobias [14], Uriah [8], Uziah [1], Xerxes, Yanai, Zaccheus [3], Zachariah [30], Zachary [13], Zadok [2], Zarek, Zebediah [2], Zebulon [5], Zedekiah [3], Zephaniah [2]

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