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Christian Boy Baby Names starting with A

Aaron (Hebrew) – Ex. 4:14 – a teacher; lofty; mountain of strength.

Abel (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:2 – vanity; breath; vapor.

Abiathar (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 22:20 – excellent father; father of the remnant.

Abihu (Hebrew) – Ex.6:22 – he is my father.

Abijah (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 7:8 – the Lord is my father.

Abner (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 14:50 – father of light.

Abraham (Hebrew) – Gen.17:5 – father of a great multitude.

Abram (Hebrew) – Gen. 11:27 – high father; exalted father.

Absolom (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 15:2 – father of peace.

Adam (Hebrew) – Gen. 3:17 – earthy; red.

Adonijah (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 3:4 – the Lord is my master.

Alexander (Greek) – Mark 15:21 – one who assists men; defender of men.

Amaziah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 12:21 – the strength of the Lord.

Amos (Hebrew) – Amos 1:1 – loading; weighty.

Ananias (Greek, from Hebrew) – Acts 5:1 – the cloud of the Lord.

Andrew (Greek) – Matt. 4:18 – a strong man.

Apollos (Greek) – Acts 18:24 – one who destroys; destroyer.

Aquila (Latin) – Acts 18:2 – an eagle.

Asa (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 15:9 – physician; cure.

Asaph (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 6:39 – who gathers together.

Asher (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:13 – happiness.

Azariah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 4:2 – he that hears the Lord.

AARŌN (Ἀαρών): Greek form of Hebrew Aharon, meaning “light-bringer.” In the bible, this is the name of the older brother of Moses.

AARON: English form of Greek Aarōn (Hebrew Aharon), meaning “light-bringer.” In the bible, this is the name of the older brother of Moses.

ABADDŌN (Ἀβαδδών): Greek name derived from Hebrew abaddown, meaning “destruction, ruination.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the place of destruction. And it is a name given to the angel of the bottomless pit, the Destroyer Apollyōn.

ABADDON: Anglicized form of Greek Abaddōn, meaning “destruction, ruination.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the place of destruction. And it is a name given to the angel of the bottomless pit, the Destroyer Apollyon.

ABDON (עַבְדּוֹן): Anglicized form of Hebrew Abdown, meaning “servant, worshiper.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel. Also spelled Avdon.

ABDOWN (עַבְדּוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “servant, worshiper.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel. Also spelled Avdon.

ABEDNEGO (עֲבֵד נְגוֹ): Babylonian name meaning “servant of Nebo.” In the bible, this is the name given to Azariah by Nebuchadnezzar after he survives the fiery furnace.

ABEIRON (Ἀβειρὼν): Greek form of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning “my father is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses. This spelling is rarely used. Abiron is used in the Septuagint.

ABEL: In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain.

Anglicized form of Greek Habel, meaning “vanity,” i.e. “transitory.”

Anglicized form of Hebrew Hebel, meaning “breath, breathing.”

ABIA: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning “Yahweh is my father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters.

ABIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning “Yahweh is my father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters.

ABIDA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyda, meaning “father of knowledge.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Midian’s five sons. Compare with feminine Abida.

ABIDAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiydan, meaning “my father is judge.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Benjamin.

ABIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiy’el, meaning “El (God) is (my) father.” In the bible, this is the name of Saul’s grandfather.

ABIHAIL: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning “father of might.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters.

ABIHU: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyhuw, meaning “he is (my) father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Nadab) by God for offering incense contrary to the law.

ABIJAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning “Yahweh is my father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters.

ABIMAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyma’el, meaning “my father is El (God).” In the bible, this is the name of Joktan’s ninth son (of 13), a descendant of Shem.

ABIMELECH (אֲבִימֶלֶך): Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiymelek, meaning “Melek is father” or “my father is king.” In the bible, this is the name name of several characters, including the king of Gerar who took Abraham’s wife Sarah and was forced by God to return her. Also spelled Avimelech.

ABINOAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyno’am, meaning “father of pleasantness.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Barak.

ABIOUD (Ἀβιούδ): Greek name meaning “my father is majesty.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Bela.

ABIRAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning “my father is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses.

ABIRON (Ἀβειρὼν): Greek form of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning “my father is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses. Also spelled Abeiron.

ABISHAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyshay, meaning “my father is Jesse” or “my father is a gift.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of David’s sister Zeruiah. He was the only one to accompany David when he went to the camp of Saul (1 Sam. 26:5-12).

ABISHALOM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning “father of peace.” In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Rehoboam.

ABIUD: Anglicized form of Greek Abioud, meaning “my father is majesty.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Bela.

ABIYAH (אֲבִיָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “Yahweh is my father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. Also spelled Aviyah.

ABIYDA (אֲבִידַע): Hebrew name meaning “father of knowledge.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Midian’s five sons.

ABIYDAN (אֲבִידָן): Hebrew name meaning “my father is judge.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Benjamin. Also spelled Avidan.

ABIY’EL (אֲבִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “El (God) is (my) father.” In the bible, this is the name of Saul’s grandfather.

ABIYHAYIL (אֲבִיחַיִל): Hebrew unisex name meaning “father of might.” In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Rehoboam, the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters. Abihail is the Anglicized form. Also spelled Avichayil.

ABIYHUW (אֲבִיהוּא): Hebrew name meaning “he is (my) father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Nadab) by God for offering incense contrary to the law.

ABIYMA’EL (אֲבִימָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “my father is El (God).” In the bible, this is the name of Joktan’s ninth son (of 13), a descendant of Shem.

ABIYMELEK (אֲבִימֶלֶך): Hebrew name meaning “Melek is father” or “my father is king.” In the bible, this is the name name of several characters, including the king of Gerar who took Abraham’s wife Sarah and was forced by God to return her. Also spelled Avimelech.

ABIYNO’AM (אֲבִינׄעַם): Hebrew name meaning “father of pleasantness.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Barak.

ABIYRAM (אֲבִירָם): Hebrew name meaning “my father is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses. Also spelled Aviram.

ABIYSHALOWM (אֲבִישָׁלוֹם): Hebrew name meaning “father of peace.” In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Rehoboam. Also spelled Avishalom and Avshalom.

ABIYSHAY (אֲבִישַׁי): Hebrew name meaning “my father is Jesse” or “my father is a gift.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of David’s sister Zeruiah. He was the only one to accompany David when he went to the camp of Saul (1 Sam. 26:5-12). Also spelled Avishai.

ABNER: Hebrew name meaning “father of light.” In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Saul who was also a commander of his army. In use by the English. Also spelled Avner.

ABRAAM (Ἀβραάμ): Greek form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning “father of a multitude.” In the bible, this is the name of the founding patriarch of the Israelites.

ABRAHAM (אַבְרָהָם): Hebrew name meaning “father of a multitude.” In the bible, this is the name of the founding patriarch of the Israelites. Also spelled Avraham.

ABRAM (אַבְרָם): Hebrew name meaning “father of elevation.” In the bible, this is Abraham’s name before God changed it. In use by the English. Also spelled Avram. Compare with another form of Abram.

ABSALOM (אֲבְשָׁלוֹם): Contracted form of English Abishalom, meaning “father of peace.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of king David.

ACAPH (אָסָף): Hebrew name meaning “collector, gatherer.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including King David’s chief musician.

ACH’AB (אַחְאָב): Hebrew name composed of the elements ‘ach “brother” and ‘av “father,” hence “brother of father; uncle.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel.

ACHAICUS: Latin form of Greek Achaïkos, meaning “belonging to Achaia,” a maritime region of northern Peloponnesus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian who, together with Fortunatus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again.

ACHAÏKOS (Ἀχαϊκός): Greek name meaning “belonging to Achaia,” a maritime region of northern Peloponnesus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian who, together with Fortunatus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again.

ACHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Akan, meaning “one who troubles.” In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death.

ACHAR (עָכָר): Anglicized form of Hebrew Akar, meaning “one who troubles.” In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death.

ACHASHVEROSH (אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹש): Hebrew form of Babylonian Achshiyarshu, meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia.

ACHAZ (Greek: Ἀχάζ, Hebrew: אָחָז): Greek and Hebrew name meaning “possessing, possessor.” In the bible, this is the name of the eleventh king of Judah, son of Jotham. Also spelled Ahaz.

ACHAZYAH (אֲחַזְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God holds” or “whom God holds.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ahab and a son of Jehoram.

ACHBOR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Akbowr, meaning “mouse.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Michaiah.

ACHIM (Ἀχείμ, Ἀχίμ): Greek name believed to probably be a form of Jehoiakim, meaning “Jehovah raises up.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Jesus. The name is not mentioned in the Old Testament. In use in Germany.

ACHIYAM (אֲחִיאָם): Hebrew name meaning “mother’s brother,” i.e. “uncle.” In the bible, this is the name of one of King David’s warriors.

ACHIYRAM (אֲחִירָם): Hebrew name meaning “brother of height.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin.

ACHSHIYARSHU: Babylonian form of Persian Khashayarshah, meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. His Hebrew name is Achashverosh.

ACHYAN (אַחְיָן): Hebrew name meaning “brotherly” or “fraternal.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Manasseh.

ADAD (אֲדַד): Hebrew name meaning “I shall move softly: I shall love.” In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite enemy God raised up to punish Solomon for his sins. Compare with another form of Adad.

ADALIA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Adalya, of Persian derivation, meaning “I shall be drawn up of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Haman.

ADALYA (אֲדַלְיָא): Hebrew name of Persian derivation, meaning “I shall be drawn up of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Haman.

ADAM (Greek: Ἀδάμ, Hebrew: אָדָם):

Greek form of Hebrew Adam, meaning “the red earth.”

Hebrew name meaning “earth” or “red.” In the bible, this is the name of the first man created by God, the husband of Eve.

ADIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Adiyn, meaning “dainty, delicate.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of exiles who returned with Zerubbabel.

ADINA: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Adiyna, meaning “slender.” In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of one of King David’s captains.

ADINO: Anglicized form of Hebrew Adiynow, meaning “soft, delicate” or “his ornament.” In the bible, this is the name of one of King David’s warriors.

ADIYN (עָדִין): Hebrew name meaning “dainty, delicate.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of exiles who returned with Zerubbabel.

ADIYNA (עֲדִינָא): Hebrew unisex name meaning “slender.” In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of one of King David’s captains.

ADIYNOW (עֲדִינוֹ): Hebrew name meaning “soft, delicate” or “his ornament.” In the bible, this is the name of one of King David’s warriors.

ADLAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Adlay, meaning “justice of God.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Shaphat, the overseer of David’s herds.

ADLAY (עַדְלַי): Hebrew name meaning “justice of God.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Shaphat, the overseer of David’s herds.

ADNA (עַדְנָא): Hebrew name meaning “pleasure” or “rest.” In the bible, this is the name of a priest, and one of the family of Pahath-Moab who returned with Ezra and married a foreign wife.

ADNAH (עדְנָה): Hebrew name meaning “pleasure.” In the bible, this is the name of a captain in charge of over 300,000 men of Judah in the time of Jehosaphat.

ADONIJAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Adoniyah, meaning “my Lord is Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of the fourth son of David, and a couple of other characters.

ADONIYAH (אֲדּׄנִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “my Lord is Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of the fourth son of David, and a couple of other characters.

AGRIPPA (Агриппа): Latin form of Greek Agrippas, meaning “wild horse.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the Herod Agrippa who ordered the execution of the apostle James, and the imprisonment of Peter. Compare with feminine Agrippa.

AGRIPPAS (Αγρίππας): Greek name meaning “wild horse.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the Herod Agrippa who ordered the execution of the apostle James, and the imprisonment of Peter.

AHAB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ach’ab, meaning “brother of father; uncle.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel.

AHARON (אַהֲרׄן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Aharown, meaning “light-bringer.” In the bible, this is the name of the older brother of Moses.

AHAROWN (אַהֲרׄן): Hebrew name meaning “light-bringer.” In the bible, this is the name of the older brother of Moses.

AHASUERUS (אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹש): Latin form of Greek Xerxes, meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. His Hebrew name is Achashverosh.

AHAZIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Achazyah, meaning “God holds” or “whom God holds.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ahab and a son of Jehoram.

AHIAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Achiyam, meaning “mother’s brother,” i.e. “uncle.” In the bible, this is the name of one of King David’s warriors.

AHIAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Achyan, meaning “brotherly” or “fraternal.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Manasseh.

AHIRAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Achiyram, meaning “brother of height.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin.

AIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Ayah, meaning “falcon” or “vulture.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rizpah, and a Horite, the son of Zibeon.

AINEÍAS (Αἰνείας, e’-ne-as): Greek name derived from the word aíneo “to praise,” hence “praiseworthy.” In Greek mythology, this is the name of a Trojan warrior who founded the Roman state. In the bible, it is the name of a paralytic cured by Peter.

AKAN (עָכָן): Hebrew name meaning “one who troubles.” In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death.

AKAR (עָכָר): Variant form of Hebrew Akan, meaning “one who troubles.” In the bible, this is the name of an Israelite who stole forbidden items during the assault on Jericho, for which he was stoned to death.

AKBOWR (עַכְבּוֹר): Hebrew name meaning “mouse.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Michaiah.

AKYLAS (Ἀκύλας): Greek form of Latin Aquila, meaning “eagle.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Jew of Pontus and ally of Paul.

ALEXANDER (Hebrew: אֲלֶכְּסַנְדֶר): Anglicized form of Latin Alexandrus (Greek Alexandros), meaning “defender of mankind.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a son of Simon, a relative of the high priest, a Jew in Acts 19:33, and a coppersmith who opposed Paul.

ALEXANDREUS (Ἀλεξανδρεύς): Greek name meaning “from Alexandria.” In the bible, this is the name of a resident of Alexandria in Egypt.

ALEXANDROS (Ἀλέξανδρος): Greek name composed of the elements alexein “to defend” and andros “man,” hence “defender of mankind.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a son of Simon, a relative of the high priest, a Jew in Acts 19:33, and a coppersmith who opposed Paul.

ALIAH (עַוְלָה): Variant of Hebrew Alvah (having the letters transposed), meaning “evil, iniquity.” In the bible, this is the name of a duke of Edom.

ALLON (אַלוֹן): Anglicized form of Hebrew Allown, meaning “oak tree.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Simeon. Compare with another form of Allon.

ALLOWN (אַלוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “oak tree.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Simeon.

ALPHAEUS: Latin form of Greek Halphaios, meaning “changing.” In the bible, this is the name of the fathers of James and Levi.

ALVAH (עַלְוָה): Hebrew name meaning “evil, iniquity.” In the bible, this is the name of a duke of Edom. Also spelled Aliah.

AMAL (עָמָל): Hebrew name meaning “heavy, wearisome labor.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Asher. Compare with other forms of Amal.

AMARIAH (אֲמַרְיָה): Anglicized form of Hebrew Amaryah, meaning “whom God spoke of.” In the bible, this is the name of a priest who lived in the time of King Jehoshaphat.

AMARYAH (אֲמַרְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom God spoke of.” In the bible, this is the name of a priest who lived in the time of King Jehoshaphat.

AMASA (עֲמָשָׂא): Hebrew name meaning “burden.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abigail.

AMASAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Amasay, meaning “burdensome.” In the bible, this is the name of a warrior and chief of the captains, a Kohathite ancestor of Samuel, a priest, and another Kohathite Levite who lived in the time of the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah.

AMASAY (עֲמָשָׂי): Hebrew name meaning “burdensome.” In the bible, this is the name of a warrior and chief of the captains, a Kohathite ancestor of Samuel, a priest, and another Kohathite Levite who lived in the time of the reign of king Hezekiah of Judah.

AMI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Amiy, meaning “bond-servant.” In the bible, this is the name of a servant of King Solomon.

AMINADAB (Ἀμιναδάβ): Greek form of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning “servant of the prince.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.

AMITTAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Amittay, meaning “my truth.” In the bible, this is the name of Jonah’s father.

AMITTAY (אֲמִתַּי): Hebrew name meaning “my truth.” In the bible, this is the name of Jonah’s father.

AMIY (אָמי): Hebrew name meaning “bond-servant.” In the bible, this is the name of a servant of King Solomon.

AMMIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ammiy’el, meaning “one of the family of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a spy from the tribe of Dan who died in the plague.

AMMINADAB:

Anglicized form of Greek Aminadab, meaning “servant of the prince.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Ammiynadab, meaning “kindred of the prince.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Aram and a son of Kohath.

AMMIHUD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ammiyhuwd, meaning “one of the people of Judah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Shemuel.

AMMIY’EL (עַמִּיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “one of the family of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a spy from the tribe of Dan who died in the plague.

AMMIYHUWD (עַמִּיהוּד): Hebrew name meaning “one of the people of Judah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Shemuel.

AMMIYNADAB (עַמִּינָדָב): Hebrew name meaning “kindred of the prince.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Aram and a son of Kohath. Also spelled Amminadav and Aminadav.

AMMON (Ἄμμων): Anglicized form of Hebrew Ammown, meaning “kindred, tribal.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot by his younger daughter. Compare with another form of Ammon.

AMMOWN (עַמּוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “kindred, tribal.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot by his younger daughter.

AMON (Greek: Ἀμών):

Anglicized form of Hebrew Amown, meaning “skilled workman.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, a governor of Samaria, and a descendant of one one of Solomon’s servants.

Greek name meaning “builder.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, son of Manasseh, and father of Josiah.

AMŌS (Ἀμώς): Greek form of Hebrew Amowts, meaning “strong.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.

AMOS: Anglicized form of Greek Amōs, meaning “strong.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.

AMOWC (עָמוֹס): Hebrew name meaning “burden.” In the bible, this is the name of a man who prophesied in the northern kingdom and authored the Book of Amos.

AMOWN (אָמוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “skilled workman.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, a governor of Samaria, and a descendant of one one of Solomon’s servants.

AMOWTS (אָמוֹץ): Hebrew name meaning “strong.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Isaiah the prophet.

AMOZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Amowts, meaning “strong.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Isaiah the prophet.

AMRAM (עַמְרָם): Hebrew name meaning “kindred of the Most High.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani, and the father of Moses.

AMRAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chamran, meaning “the people is exalted” or “their slime.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau.

ANAH (עֲנָה): Hebrew name meaning “answer.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Zibeon.

ANAK (עֲנָק): Hebrew name meaning “collar, neck-chain.” In the bible, this is the name of the progenitor of the Anakim/Anakites who were descendants of the giant Nephilim. Also spelled Anaq.

ANAN (Hebrew: עֲנָן):

African Akan unisex name meaning “fourth born child.”

Hebrew name meaning “cloud.” In the bible, this is the name of one of heads of the people who signed the covenant with Nehemiah.

ANANI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ananiy, meaning “my cloud.” In the bible, this is the name of the 7th son of Elioenai, descendant of David.

ANANI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ananiy, meaning “my cloud.” In the bible, this is the name of the 7th son of Elioenai, descendant of David.

ANANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ananya, meaning “Jehovah clouds” or “what Jehovah covers.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Azariah who lived in the time of Nehemiah and assisted in rebuilding the city wall.

ANANIAS: Anglicized form of Greek Hananias, meaning “whom Jehovah has graciously given.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the husband of Sapphira, a Christian at Damascus, and a son of Nedebaeus (Greek Nabadias).

ANANIY (עֲנָנִי): Hebrew name meaning “my cloud.” In the bible, this is the name of the 7th son of Elioenai, descendant of David.

ANANYA (עֲנַנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah clouds” or “what Jehovah covers.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Azariah who lived in the time of Nehemiah and assisted in rebuilding the city wall.

ANAQ (עֲנָק): Variant spelling of Hebrew Anak, meaning “collar, neck-chain.” In the bible, this is the name of the progenitor of the Anakim/Anakites who were descendants of the giant Nephilim.

ANATH: Hebrew name meaning “answer (to prayer).” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Shamgar.

ANDREAS (Ἀνδρέας): Greek name derived from the word andros, meaning “man; warrior.” In the bible, this is the name of an apostle of Christ and brother to Simon Peter. He is said to have been crucified at Patrae in Archaia.

ANDREW: Anglicized form of Greek Andreas, meaning “man; warrior.” In the bible, this is the name of an apostle of Christ and brother to Simon Peter. He is said to have been crucified at Patrae in Archaia.

ANTIPAS (Ἀντίπας): Contracted form of Greek Antipatros, meaning “like the father.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Christian of Pergamos who suffered martyrdom.

APHRA (רפַעָ): Hebrew unisex name derived from the word aphra, meaning “ashes, dust” and “clay, loam.” In the bible, this is part of the name of a Philistine city, Bethel-aphrah.

APOLLOS (Ἀπολλώς): Contracted form of Greek Apollonios, meaning “of Apollo.” In the bible, this is the name of a learned Jew from Alexandria who became a Christian and a teacher of Christianity.

APOLLYŌN (Ἀπολλύων): Greek name meaning “destroyer.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the angel-prince of the infernal regions, the minister of death and author of havoc on earth. He is also known by the name Abaddon.

APOLLYON: Anglicized form of Greek Apollyōn, meaning “destroyer.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the angel-prince of the infernal regions, the minister of death and author of havoc on earth. He is also known by the name Abaddon.

AQUILA: Roman Latin name meaning “eagle.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Jew of Pontus and ally of Paul.

ARAM (Greek: Ἀράμ, Hebrew: אַרָם): Compare with other forms of Aram.

Greek form of Hebrew Ram, meaning “high.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Jesus.

Hebrew name meaning “exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of Noah. It is also an ancient name for Syria.

ARCHELAOS (Άρχέλαος): Greek name composed of the elements archos “master” and laos “people,” hence “master of the people.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Herod the Great.

ARCHELAOS (Άρχέλαος): Greek name composed of the elements archos “master” and laos “people,” hence “master of the people.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Herod the Great.

ARCHELAUS: Latin form of Greek Archelaos, meaning “master of the people.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Herod the Great.

ARDIY (אַרְדִּי): Hebrew name meaning “I shall subdue.” In the bible, this is the name of a son or grandson of Benjamin.

ARDON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ardown, meaning “fugitive.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Caleb.

ARDOWN (אַרְדּוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “fugitive.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Caleb.

ARELI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ar’eliy, meaning “lion of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad.

AR’ELIY (אֲרְאֵלִי): Hebrew name meaning “lion of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad.

ARIDAI (אֲרִידַי): Anglicized form of Hebrew Ariyday, meaning “the lion is enough.” In the bible, this is the name of the ninth of Haman’s ten sons who were hanged by the Jews.

ARIEH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Aryeh, meaning “lion.” In the bible, this is the name of an officer of king Pekahiah.

ARI’EL (אֲרִיאֵל): Hebrew unisex name meaning “lion of god.” In the bible, this is a name applied to the city of Jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the Apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, and the name of a spirit in Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest.”

ARIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Ari’el, meaning “lion of god.” In the bible, this is a name applied to the city of Jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the Apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, and the name of a spirit in Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest.”

ARISTARCHOS (Ἀρίσταρχος): Greek name composed of the elements aristo “best, excellent” and archo “chief, leading, ruling,” hence “best ruler.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. It is also the name of an asteroid and a crater on the Moon.

ARISTARCHUS: Latin form of Greek Aristarchos, meaning “best ruler.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. It is also the name of an asteroid and a crater on the Moon.

ARISTOBOULOS (Ἀριστόβουλος): Greek name meaning “best-counseling.” In the bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

ARISTOBULUS: Latin form of Greek Aristoboulos, meaning “best-counseling.” In the bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

ARIYDAY (אֲרִידַי): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning “the lion is enough.” In the bible, this is the name of the ninth of Haman’s ten sons who were hanged by the Jews.

ARPAKSHAD (אַרְפַּכְשַׁד): Hebrew name of foreign origin, possibly meaning “by the border of Asia.” In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a son of Shem.

ARPHAXAD (Ἀρφαξάδ): Greek form of Hebrew Arpakshad, possibly meaning “by the border of Asia.” In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a son of Shem.

ARTACHSHASHTA (אַרְתַּחְשַׁשְׁתְּא): Hebrew form of Persian Artachshatra, meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Xerxes as emperor of Persia.

ARTACHSHATRA: Persian name meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Khshayarsha as emperor of Persia. His Hebrew name is Artachshashta.

ARTAXERXES (Ἀρταξέρξης): Greek form of Persian Artachshatra (Hebrew Artachshashta), meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Xerxes as emperor of Persia.

ARYEH (אֲרִי): Hebrew name meaning “lion.” In the bible, this is the name of an officer of king Pekahiah.

ASA (אָסָא): Aramaic name meaning “healer.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

ASAPH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Acaph, meaning “collector, gatherer.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including King David’s chief musician.

ASAR’EL (אֲשַׂרְאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “whom God has bound (by a vow).” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Judah.

ASHCHUWR (אַשְׁחוּר): Hebrew name meaning “blackness.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of the father of Temeni.

ASHER (אָשֵׁר): Hebrew name derived from the word ashar, meaning “happy.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Jacob.

ASHRIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Asriy’el, meaning “vow of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son and great-grandson of Manasseh, and a son of Gilead.

ASHUR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ashchuwr, meaning “blackness.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of the father of Temeni.

ASHSHUWR (אַשּׁוּר): Hebrew name meaning “a step.” In the bible, this is the name second son of Shem. It is also a name applied to the nation of Assyria and its people.

ASRIY’EL (אַשְׂרִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “vow of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son and great-grandson of Manasseh, and a son of Gilead.

ASSHUR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ashshuwr, meaning “a step.” In the bible, this is the name second son of Shem. It is also a name applied to the nation of Assyria and its people.

ASSUR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ashshuwr, meaning “a step.” In the bible, this is the name second son of Shem. It is also a name applied to the nation of Assyria and its people.

ATSEL (אָצֵל): Hebrew name meaning “noble.” In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem, and a descendant of Saul.

AVDON (עַבְדּוֹן): Variant form of Hebrew Abdown, meaning “servant, worshiper.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel.

AYAH (אַיָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “falcon” or “vulture.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rizpah, and a Horite, the son of Zibeon.

AZAL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Atsel, meaning “noble.” In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem, and a descendant of Saul.

AZANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Azanyah, meaning “God hears.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jeshua.

AZANYAH (אֲזַנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God hears.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jeshua.

AZARAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Azar’el, meaning “God has helped” or “whom God helps.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Bani, one of King David’s warriors, and a priest and musician.

AZAREEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Azar’el, meaning “God has helped” or “whom God helps.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Bani, one of King David’s warriors, and a priest and musician.

AZAR’EL (עֲזַרְאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God has helped” or “whom God helps.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Bani, one of King David’s warriors, and a priest and musician.

AZARIAH: Anglicized form of Aramaic/Hebrew Azarya, meaning “help of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the three young men thrown into the fiery furnace by Nebuchadnezzar.

AZARYA (עֲזַרְיָה): Aramaic and Hebrew name meaning “help of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the three young men thrown into the fiery furnace by Nebuchadnezzar.

AZA’ZEL: (עֲזָאזֵל): Hebrew word (not name), meaning “entire removal” and “scapegoat.” In the bible, this word is found in the law of the day of atonement (Leviticus 16:8, 10, 26). It refers to a goat used for sacrifice for the sins of the people. In modern times, Azazel was interpreted as a Satanic, goat-like demon. The name has even been used for the “Angel of Death.”

AZAZEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Aza’zel, meaning “entire removal” and “scapegoat.” In the bible, this word is found in the law of the day of atonement (Leviticus 16:8, 10, 26). It refers to a goat used for sacrifice for the sins of the people. In modern times, Azazel was interpreted as a Satanic, goat-like demon. The name has even been used for the “Angel of Death.”

AZAZIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Azazyahuw, meaning “Yahweh is mighty.” In the bible, this is the name of several minor characters, including the father of Hoshea.

AZAZYAHUW (עָזַזְיָהוּ): Hebrew name meaning “Yahweh is mighty.” In the bible, this is the name of several minor characters, including the father of Hoshea.

AZEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Atsel, meaning “noble.” In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem, and a descendant of Saul.

AZRAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Azriy’el, meaning “help of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several minor characters. Compare with another form of Azrael.

AZRIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Azriy’el, meaning “help of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several minor characters. Compare with another form of Azriel.

AZRIY’EL (עַזְרִיאֵל): Hebrew name composed of the elements ‘azar “help” and ‘el “God,” hence “help of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several minor characters.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with B

Barak (Hebrew) – Judges 4:6 – thunder, or in vain.

Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic) – Acts 4:36 – son of the prophet, or of consolation.

Bartholomew (Aramaic) – Matt. 10:3 – a son that suspends the waters.

Baruch (Hebrew) – Neh. 3:20 – who is blessed.

Benaiah (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 8:18 – son of the Lord.

Benjamin (Hebrew) – Gen. 35:18 – son of the right hand.

Bildad (Hebrew) – Job 2:11 – old friendship.

Boaz (Hebrew) – Ruth 2:1 – in strength.

BA’AL (Hebrew: בַּעַל): Semitic name of several storm gods, and the first king of Hell who had three heads and commanded 66 legions of demons, derived from the word ba’al, meaning “lord, master” or “possessor.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Reuben, and the grandfather of Saul.

BAAL (Βάαλ): Greek form of Hebrew Ba’al, meaning “lord, master” or “possessor.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the supreme masculine divinity of the Semitic nations, just as Ashtoreth (Greek Astarte) was their supreme feminine divinity.

BAALZEBUB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ba’al-Zebuwb, meaning “lord of the fly.” In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.

BAAL-ZEBUB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ba’al-Zebuwb, meaning “lord of the fly.” In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.

BA’AL-ZEBUWB (בַּעַלזְבוּב): Hebrew name meaning “lord of the fly.” In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.

BALTASAR (Βαλτάσαρ): Greek form of Aramaic Belsha’tstsar, meaning “Ba’al protect the king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall; he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.

BALTHASAR: Anglicized form of Greek Baltasar, meaning “Ba’al protect the king.” Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi (“wise men from the east”) who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Balthasar is one of them, the other two are Casper and Melchior.

BANI (בָּנִי): Anglicized form of Hebrew Baniy, meaning “built.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of David’s warriors.

BANIY (בָּנִי): Hebrew name derived from the word banah, meaning “built.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of David’s warriors.

BARABBAS (Βαραββᾶς): Greek form of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning “son of the father.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ.

BARAK (Βαράκ): Greek form of Hebrew Baraq, meaning “flash of lightning.” In the bible, this is the name of a commander of the Israelites.

BARAQ (בָּרָק): Hebrew name meaning “flash of lightning.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abinoam who, incited by the prophetess Deborah, delivered the Israelites from the yoke of Jabin.

BARIESOU (Βαριησού): Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Yesu, meaning “son of Jesus.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.

BAR-JESUS: Anglicized form of Greek Bariesou, meaning “son of Jesus.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.

BARNABAS (Βαρνάβας): Greek form of Aramaic Barnebhuah, meaning “son of exhortation.” In the bible, this is a surname given to Joses by the apostles. He was a native of Cyprus who was a Christian teacher and disciple of Paul.

BARSABBAS (Βαρσαββάς): Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Sabba, probably meaning “son of the Sabbath.” In the bible, this is the surname of a certain Joseph and Judas, mentioned in Acts 1:23 and 15:22 respectively.

BARTHOLOMAIOS (Βαρθολομαίος): Greek form of Aramaic bar-Talmai, meaning “son of Talmai.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles.

BARTHOLOMEW: English form of French Bartholomieu, meaning “son of Talmai.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles.

BARUCH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Baruwk, meaning “blessed.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.

BARUWK (בָּרוּךְ): Hebrew name meaning “blessed.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.

BARZILLAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay, meaning “man of iron.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Gileadite leader who helped David against Absalom’s rebellion.

BARZILLAY (בַּרְזִלַי): Hebrew name meaning “man of iron.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Gileadite leader who helped David against Absalom’s rebellion.

BEELZEBOUL (Βεελζεβούλ): Greek form of Hebrew Ba’al-Zebuwb (“lord of the fly”), meaning “lord of dung.” In the New Testament bible, this is a name for Satan, the prince of evil spirits.

BEELZEBUB: Anglicized form of Greek Beelzeboul, meaning “lord of dung.” In the New Testament bible, this is a name for Satan, the prince of evil spirits.

BELA (בֶּלַע): Hebrew name meaning “destruction.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Edom.

BELSHA’TSTSAR (בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר, בֵּלְאשַׁצַּר): Aramaic and Hebrew forms of Babylonian Beltesha’tstsar, meaning “Ba’al’s prince” and Bel-Shar-Usur, “Ba’al protect the king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall; he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.

BELSHAZZAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Belsha’tstsar, meaning “Ba’al protect the king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall; he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.

BELTESHA’TSTSAR (בֵּלְטְשַׁאצַּר): Assyrio-Babylonian name meaning “Ba’al’s prince.” In the bible, this is Daniel the prophet’s Babylonian name.

BELTESHAZZAR: Anglicized form of Babylonian Beltesha’tstsar, meaning “Ba’al’s prince.” In the bible, this is Daniel the prophet’s Babylonian name.

BENAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Benayah and Benayahu, meaning “God has built.” In the bible, this is the name of the captain of David’s guard and many other characters.

BENAYAH (בְּנָיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God has built.” In the bible, this is the name of the captain of David’s guard and many other characters.

BENAYAHU (בֵּנָיָהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Benayah, meaning “God has built.” This form of the name also appears in the Old Testament bible.

BENIAMÍN (Βενιαμίν): Greek form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning “son of the right hand.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel, the youngest of Jacob’s twelve sons.

BENJAMIN: Anglicized form of Greek Beniamín from Hebrew Binyamin, meaning “son of the right hand.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel, the youngest of Jacob’s twelve sons. His birth name was Benoni, given to him by his mother who died giving birth to him. Not wanting his son to bear such an ill-omened name, Jacob changed his name to Binyamin/Benjamin, because he was the only son born in southern Canaan instead of northern Mesopotamia. Compare with another form of Benjamin.

BEN-ONI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ben-Owniy, meaning “son of my sorrow.” In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.

BENONI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ben-Owniy, meaning “son of my sorrow.” In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.

BEN-OWNIY (בֶּן-אוֹנִי): Hebrew name meaning “son of my sorrow.” In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.

BETHUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Bethuw’el, meaning “God destroys” or “man of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a town and also the name of the father of Rebecca.

BETHUW’EL (בְּתוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God destroys” or “man of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a town and also the name of the father of Rebecca.

BETSALEL (בְּצַלְאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “in the shadow.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite.

BEZALEEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Betsalel, meaning “in the shadow.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite.

BIGVAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Bigvay, meaning “gardener, husbandman” or “in my bodies.” In the bible, this is the name of a man who was a leader amongst the Babylonian exile returnees.

BIGVAY (בִּגְוַי): Hebrew name meaning “gardener, husbandman” or “in my bodies.” In the bible, this is the name of a man who was a leader amongst the Babylonian exile returnees.

BILHAN (בִּלְהָן): Hebrew name meaning “modest.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.

BINYAMIN (בִּנְיָמִין): Hebrew name meaning “son of the right hand.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel, the youngest of Jacob’s twelve sons. His original name was Benoni, given to him by his mother who died giving birth to him. Not wanting his son to bear such an ill-omened name, Jacob changed it to Binyamin (Benjamin), a more fortunate name.

BOANERGES (Βοανηργες): Greek name meaning “sons of thunder” or “sons of tumult.” In the bible, this is a name given to the brothers James and John by Jesus.

BO’AZ (בּׄעַז): Hebrew name meaning “swiftness.” In the bible, this is the name of a Bethlehemite who married Ruth.

BOAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Bo’az, meaning “swiftness.” In the bible, this is the name of a Bethlehemite who married Ruth.

BUWZ (בּוּז): Hebrew name meaning “contempt.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.

BUZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Buwz, meaning “contempt.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with C

Cain (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:1 – possession, or possessed.

Caleb (Hebrew) – Num. 13:6 – a dog; a crow; a basket.

Christian (Greek) – Acts 11:26 – follower of Christ.

Claudius (Latin) – Acts 11:28 – lame.

Cornelius (Latin) – Acts 10:1 – of a horn.

CÆSAR: Ancient Roman Latin name meaning “severed.” In the bible, this is the surname of Julius Caesar, which adopted by Octavius Augustus and his successors afterwards became a title, and was appointed by the Roman emperors as part of their title.

CAIAPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kaiaphas, meaning “as comely.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a high priest of the Jews.

CAIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qayin (“acquired, possessed”) and Greek Kaïn (“maker; fabricator” i.e. “smith”). In the bible, this is the name of Adam and Eve’s first son who killed his brother Abel.

CAINAN:

Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning “possession.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh.

Anglicized form of Greek Kaïnam, meaning “their smith.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a son of an ancestor of Christ.

CALEB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Kaleb, meaning “dog” or “rabid.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses.

CANAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chanan, meaning “compassionate, merciful.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin.

CANCHERIYB (סַנְחֵרִיב): Hebrew form of Akkadian Sinahheeriba, meaning “Sin (moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Assyria, son of Sargon II.

CARMI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Karmiy, meaning “a vinedresser” or “my vineyard.” In the bible, this is the name of a Judaite, father of Achan, and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.

CARPUS: Latin form of Greek Karpos, meaning “fruit.” In mythology, this is the name of a son of the nymph Chloris and the god Zephyrus. In the bible, this is the name of a Christian at Troas mentioned in the second epistle of Timothy (2 Ti. 4:13).

CASPER: English form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning “treasure bearer.” Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi (“wise men from the east”) who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Casper is one of them, the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Also spelled Jasper and Kasper.

CELA (סֶלַע): Hebrew name meaning “a rock.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the capital city of Edom, possibly an early name for Petra.

CEPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kephas, meaning “rock, stone.” In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes.

CHABAQQUWQ (חֲבַקּוּק): Hebrew name meaning “embrace.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet.

CHADAD (חֲדַד): Hebrew name meaning “mighty” or “sharpness.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve sons of Ishmael. Also spelled Hadad.

CHADAR (הֲדַר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Hadar, meaning “honor.” In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite king.

CHAGGAY (חַגִּי): Hebrew name meaning “festive.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Haggai is the Anglicized form.

CHAGGIY (חַגִּי): Hebrew name meaning “festive.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad. Haggi is the Anglicized form.

CHAM (חָם): Hebrew name meaning “blackness” or “heat.” In the bible, this is the name of Noah’s second son. The Anglicized form is Ham.

CHAMMUW’EL (חַמּוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “heat of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a man of Simeon. Also spelled Chamuel. Hamuel is the Anglicized form.

CHAMRAN (חַמְרָן): Hebrew name meaning “the people is exalted” or “their slime.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of a descendant of Esau. Amran is the Anglicized form.

CHANAN (חָנָן): Hebrew name meaning “compassionate, merciful.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin. Canan and Hanan are Anglicized forms.

CHANANIY (חֲנָנִי): Hebrew name meaning “gracious” or “favorable.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Nehemiah.

CHANANYAH (חֲנַנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah has graciously given.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Daniel, a general, a priest, and an officer who lived during the reign of King Uzzia. Hananiah is an Anglicized form.

CHANNIY’EL (חֲנָּיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “favored of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Asher.

CHANOWK (חֲנוֹךְ): Hebrew name meaning “dedicated” or “initiated.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah. Enoch is the Anglicized form.

CHASHSHUWB (חַשּׁוּב): Hebrew name meaning “considerate.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Pahath-moab.

CHAVIYLAH (חֲוִילָה): Hebrew name meaning “circle.” In the bible, this is the name of a part of Eden through which the river Pison flowed, and the name of a son of Cush after whom a district in Arabia was named. Havilah is the Anglicized form.

CHAZA’EL (חֲזָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “one who sees God.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Syria.

CHENANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Kenanyah, meaning “Jehovah establishes” or “whom Jehovah defends.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem.

CHESED: Anglicized form of Hebrew Kesed, meaning “increase.” In the bible, this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor.

CHETSROWN (חֶצְרוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “enclosed; surrounded by a wall.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Reuben.

CHILQIYAH (חִלְקִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “my portion is God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father of Eliakim, and a High Priest who lived in the time of King Josiah. Also spelled Chilkiya. Hilkiah is the Anglicized form.

CHIY’EL (חִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God lives.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the rebuilders of Jericho.

CHIYRAH (חִירָה): Hebrew name meaning “a noble race; nobility.” In the bible, this is the name of a friend of Judah.

CHIYRAM (חִירָם): Hebrew name meaning “free-born; noble.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Tyre and the name of the chief architect of Solomon’s temple.

CHIZKIYAH (חִזְקִיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God is my strength.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

CHIZQIYAH (חִזְקִיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God is my strength.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah and several other characters. Also spelled Chizkiyah. Hezekiah, Hizkiah and Hizkijah are anglicized forms.

CHRIST: Anglicized form of Greek Christos, meaning “anointed.” In the bible, this is a name applied to Jesus, the Messiah and son of God.

CHRISTIAN: English name derived from Latin Christianus, meaning “believer” or “follower of Christ.” In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.

CHRISTIANOS (Χριστιανός): Greek name, meaning “believer” or “follower of Christ.” In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.

CHRISTIANUS: Latin form of Greek Christianos, meaning “believer” or “follower of Christ.” In the bible, this is the name first given to the worshippers of Jesus by the Gentiles, but from the second century onward accepted by them as a title of honor.

CHRISTOS (Χριστός): Greek name meaning “anointed.” In the bible, this is a name applied to Jesus, the Messiah and son of God.

CIYCERA (סִיסְרָא): Hebrew name meaning “field of battle.” In the bible, this is the name of a Canaanite general and enemy of the Israelites.

CLEMENT: Short form of Latin Clementius, meaning “gentle and merciful.” meaning “gentle and merciful.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.

CLEOPAS: Latin form of Greek Kleopas, meaning “glory of the father.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a disciple.

CLEOPHAS: Latin form of Greek Kleophas, meaning “glory of the father.” In the bible, this is the name of two disciples to whom the risen Jesus appeared at Emmaus.

CLOPAS: Latin form of Greek Klopas, probably meaning “my exchanges.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of the apostle James the less.

CORNELIUS: Latin name derived from the word cornu (“horn”), hence “of a horn.” In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion who converted to Christianity. Compare with another form of Cornelius.

COWDIY (סוֹדִי): Hebrew name meaning “an acquaintance of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Gaddiel.

CUSH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Kuwsh, meaning “black,” i.e. “Ethiopian.” In the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah.

CYRUS: Latin form of Greek Kyros, meaning “like the sun.” In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with D

Dan (Hebrew) – Gen. 14:14 – judgment; he that judges.

Daniel (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 3:1 – judgment of God; God my judge.

David (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 16:13 – well-beloved, dear.

Demetrius (Greek) – Acts 19:24 – belonging to corn, or to Ceres.

DAN (דָּן): Short form of Hebrew Daniy, meaning “judge.” In the bible, this is the name of Jacob’s fifth son (of 12).

DANIĒL (Δανιήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Daniyel, meaning “God is my judge.” In the bible, this is the name of the hero of the Book of Daniel, who was cast into a den of lions but saved by God.

DANIEL: Anglicized form of Greek Daniēl (Hebrew Daniyel), meaning “God is my judge.” In the bible, this is the name of the hero of the Book of Daniel, who was cast into a den of lions but saved by God. Compare with another form of Daniel.

DANIY (דָּנִי): Hebrew name meaning “judge.” In the bible, this is the name of Jacob’s fifth son (of 12). Dan is the Anglicized form.

DANIYEL (בָּנִיּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is my judge.” In the bible, this is the name of the hero of the Book of Daniel, who was cast into a den of lions but saved by God.

DARA (דֶּרַע): Hebrew name meaning “the arm.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Zerah. Compare with other forms of Dara.

DAREYAVESH (דַּרְיָוֶשׁ): Aramaic form of Persian Dârayavahush (Latin Darius), meaning “possesses a lot, wealthy.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede, son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans.

DARIUS: Latin form of Greek Dareios, meaning “possesses a lot, wealthy.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede, son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans.

DAR`YAVESH (דַּרְיָוֶשׁ): Hebrew form of Persian Dârayavahush (Latin Darius), meaning “possesses a lot, wealthy.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters including Darius the Mede, son of Ahasuerus, king of the Chaldeans.

DATHAN (דָּתָן): Hebrew name meaning “belonging to a fountain.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliab who, with his brother Abiram, joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses.

DAUID (Δαυίδ): Greek form of Hebrew David, meaning “beloved.” In the bible, this is the name of the second king of Israel and ancestor of Jesus.

DAVID (דָּוִד, דָּוִיד): Hebrew name meaning “beloved.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Jesse. David was the second king of Israel and father of King Solomon. As a youth he killed a giant named Goliath with his slingshot.

DELAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Delayah, meaning “God has drawn.” Hebrew name meaning “God has drawn.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Zerubbabel.

DELAYAH (דְּלָיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God has drawn.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Zerubbabel.

DEVIL: English form of Greek Diabolos, meaning “accuser, slanderer.” In the bible, this is a title for Satan, the prince of demons and author of evil, who estranges men from God and entices them to sin. Figuratively, the devil is a man who, by opposing the cause of God, may be said to act the part of the devil or to side with him.

DIABOLOS (Διάβολος): Greek name meaning “accuser, slanderer.” In the bible, this is a title for Satan, the prince of demons and author of evil, who estranges men from God and entices them to sin. Figuratively, the devil is a man who, by opposing the cause of God, may be said to act the part of the devil or to side with him.

DIBRI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Dibriy, meaning “my word” or “eloquent.” In the bible, this is the name of a man whose daughter married an Egyptian.

DIBRIY (דִּבְרִי): Hebrew name meaning “my word” or “eloquent.” In the bible, this is the name of a man whose daughter married an Egyptian. Also spelled Divri.

DIDYMOS (Δίδυμος): Greek name meaning “two-fold, twain.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Christian.

DIDYMUS: Latin form of Greek Didymos, meaning “two-fold, twain.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a Christian.

DIKLAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Diqlah, meaning “palm grove.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Joktan.

DIOSCURI: Latin form of Greek Dioskouroi, meaning “boys of Zeus.” In mythology, this name was given to Castor and Pollux, the twin sons of Zeus and Leda, tutelary deities of sailors. In the bible, they are mentioned by this name in Acts 28:11. In Latin they are called the Gemini twins.

DIOSKOUROI (Διόσκουροι): Greek name composed of the elements Dios “god, Zeus” and kouros “boy,” hence “boys of Zeus.” In mythology, this name was given to Castor and Pollux, the twin sons of Zeus and Leda, tutelary deities of sailors. In the bible, they are mentioned by this name in Acts 28:11.

DIQLAH (דִּקְלָה): Hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning “palm grove.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Joktan.

DISHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Diyshan, meaning “a species of gazelle” or “a thresher.” In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Seir.

DISMAS: Anglicized form of Greek Dysmas, meaning “sunset.” This name is not actually found in the bible but was given by Christians to the thief who was crucified beside Jesus.

DIYSHAN (דִּישָׁן): Hebrew name meaning “a species of gazelle” or “a thresher.” In the bible, this is the name of the fifth son of Seir.

DOR (דּוֹר): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Dowr, meaning “generation” or “period of time.” In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.

DOWR (דּוֹר): Hebrew unisex name meaning “generation” or “period of time.” In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.

DYSMAS (Δυσμάς): Greek name not actually found in the bible but given by Christians to the thief who was crucified beside Jesus, meaning “sunset.”

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with E

Ebenezer (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 4:1 – stone or rock of help.

Elah (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 17:2 – an oak; a curse; perjury.

Eleazar (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:25 – the Lord will help; court of God.

Eli (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 1:3 – the offering or lifting up.

Elihu (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 1:1 – he is my God himself.

Elijah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 17:1 – God the Lord, the strong Lord.

Eliphaz (Hebrew) – Gen. 36:4 – the endeavor of God.

Elisha (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 19:16 – salvation of God.

Elkanah (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:24 – God the zealous; the zeal of God.

Elnathan (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 24:8 – God hath given; the gift of God.

Emmanuel (Latin, Hebrew) – Isaiah 7:14 – God with us.

Enoch (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:17 – dedicated; disciplined.

Ephraim (Hebrew) – Gen. 41:52 – fruitful; increasing.

Esau (Hebrew) – Gen. 25:25 – he that acts or finishes.

Ethan (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 4:31 – strong; the gift of the island.

Ezekiel (Hebrew) – Ezekiel 1:3 – the strength of God.

Ezra (Hebrew) – Ezra 7:1 – help; court.

EBENEZER: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eben-haezer, meaning “foundation stone, stone of help.” In the bible, this is the name of the place where the Israelites were defeated by the Philistines. It is also the name of a memorial stone set up by Samuel after the Israelites got their revenge. Ebenezer was first used as a forename by 17th century Puritans.

EBEN-HAEZER (אֶבֶן-עֵזֶר): Hebrew name meaning “foundation stone, stone of help.” In the bible, this is the name of the place where the Israelites were defeated by the Philistines. It is also the name of a memorial stone set up by Samuel after the Israelites got their revenge.

EBER (Greek: Ἔβέρ, Hebrew: עֵבֶר): Variant spelling of Greek/Hebrew Heber, meaning “the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea).” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem. Compare with other forms of Eber.

EBRON (עֶבְרוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “alliance, association.” In the bible, this is the name of a city in south Judah near where Abraham built an altar. It is also the name of the third son of Kohath and a descendant of Caleb. The Anglicized form is Hebron.

ECHUWD (אֵחוּד): Hebrew name meaning “joining together, united.” In the bible, this is the name of a great grandson of Benjamin.

EDEN (עֵדֶן): Hebrew unisex name meaning “delight” or “place of pleasure.” In the bible, this is the name of the garden in which Adam and Eve lived.

EDER (עֵדֶר):Hebrew unisex name meaning “herd, flock.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who lived in the time of David, and the name of a town in the south of Judah. Compare with another form of Eder.

EDOM (אֶדוֹם): Hebrew name meaning “red.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancient kingdom, and a name applied to Esau and his descendants.

EFRAYIM (אֶפְרַיִם): Variant spelling of Hebrew Ephrayim, meaning “double-land; twin-land.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph.

EFREM: Latin form of Greek Ephraim, meaning “double-land; twin-land.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph and a grandson of Jacob.

EHUD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ehuwd and Echuwd, meaning “joining together, united.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bilhan and a judge of Israel.

EHUWD (אֵהוּד): Hebrew name meaning “joining together, united.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bilhan and a judge of Israel.

EL (אֵל): Hebrew word and name for “God.”

ELADA: Anglicized form of Hebrew El’adah, meaning “whom God puts on.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Ephraim. Compare with another form of Elada.

ELADAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew El’adah, meaning “whom God puts on.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Ephraim.

EL’ADAH (אֶלְעָדָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom God puts on.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Ephraim.

ELAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eylam, meaning “boundless time, eternity.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Shem.

ELAZAR (אֶלְעָזָר): Hebrew name meaning “god has helped.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron.

ELCHANAN (אֶלְחָנָן): Hebrew name meaning “God is gracious.” In the bible, this is the name of a warrior of King David’s army.

ELDAD (אֶלְדָּד): Hebrew name meaning “beloved of God” or “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the two Israelites whose prophecies Joshua complained about to Moses.

ELEAZAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning “God has helped.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron.

ELHANAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Elchanan, meaning “God is gracious.” In the bible, this is the name of a warrior of King David’s army.

ELI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliy, meaning “ascending.” In the bible, this is the name of a high priest and last of the Judges in the days of Samuel. Compare with another form of Eli.

ELIAB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyab, meaning “my God is Father.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Zebulun.

ELIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning “the Lord is my God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived in during the reign of Ahab.

ELIAKIM (Ἐλιακείμ): Greek form of Hebrew Elyaqiym, meaning “God will establish.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Abiud.

ELIAS (Ἠλίας): Greek form of Hebrew Eliyah, meaning “the Lord is my God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived during the reign of Ahab.

ELIASAPH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyacaph, meaning “God increases the family.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Gad.

ELIEZER (אֱלִיעֶזֶר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Elazar, meaning “God has helped.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a high priest son of Aaron.

ELIFAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyphaz, meaning “my God is pure gold.” In the bible, this is the name of Job’s three friends.

ELIFELET: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyphelet, meaning “my God is deliverance.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including King David’s youngest son. Also spelled Eliphelet.

ELIHOENAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyehoweynay, meaning “unto God are my eyes.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a Korahite temple doorkeeper.

ELIHU: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyhuw, meaning “He is my God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Job.

ELIJAH: Anglicized form of Greek Elias (Hebrew Eliyah), meaning “the Lord is my God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived in during the reign of Ahab.

ELIMELECH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliymelek, meaning “my God is King.” In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Naomi.

ELIOENAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyehoweynay, meaning “unto God are my eyes.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a Korahite temple doorkeeper.

ELIOUD (Ἐλιούδ): Greek name meaning “God his glory.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.

ELIPHALET: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyphelet, meaning “my God is deliverance.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including King David’s youngest son.

ELIPHAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyphaz, meaning “my God is pure gold.” In the bible, this is the name of Job’s three friends.

ELIPHELET: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyphelet, meaning “my God is deliverance.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including King David’s youngest son.

ELISHA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliysha, meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who succeeded Elijah.

ELISHUA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eliyshuwa, meaning “my God is savior.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.

ELIUD: Anglicized form of Greek Elioud, meaning “God his glory.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ. Compare with another form of Eliud.

ELIY (עֵלִי): Hebrew name meaning “ascending.” In the bible, this is the name of a high priest and last of the Judges in the days of Samuel.

ELIYAB (אֱלִיאָב): Hebrew name meaning “my God is Father.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a leader of the tribe of Zebulun.

ELIYAH (אֵלִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “the Lord is my God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived during the reign of Ahab.

ELIY (עֵלִי): Hebrew name meaning “ascending.” In the bible, this is the name of a high priest and last of the Judges in the days of Samuel.

ELIYAB (אֱלִיאָב): Hebrew name meaning “my God is Father.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a leader of the tribe of Zebulun.

ELIYAH (אֵלִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “the Lord is my God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the prophet who lived during the reign of Ahab.

ELIYHUW (אֵלִיָהוּ): Hebrew name meaning “He is my God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Job.

ELIYMELEK (אֱלִימֶלֶךְ): Hebrew name meaning “my God is King.” In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Naomi.

ELIYPHAZ (אֱלִׄפַז): Hebrew name meaning “my God is pure gold.” In the bible, this is the name of Job’s three friends.

ELIYPHELET (אֱלִיפֶלֶט): Hebrew name meaning “my God is deliverance.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including King David’s youngest son.

ELIYSHA (אֱלִישָׁע): Hebrew name meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who succeeded Elijah.

ELIYSHUWA (אֱלִישׁוּעַ): Hebrew name meaning “my God is savior.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.

ELKANAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Elqanah, meaning either “God has created” or “God has possessed.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the sons of Korah.

ELNATHAN: Hebrew name meaning “God has given” or “whom God gave.” In the bible, this is the name of Jehoiachin’s grandfather.

ELPAAL (אֶלְפָעַל): Hebrew name meaning “God has wrought.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Benjamin.

ELQANAH (אֶלְקָנָה): Hebrew name meaning either “God has created” or “God has possessed.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the sons of Korah.

ELYACAPH (אֱלְיָסָף): Hebrew name meaning “God increases the family.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Gad.

ELYAQIYM (אֱלְיָקִים): Hebrew name meaning “God will establish.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the steward of King Hezekiah’s palace.

ELYASAF (אֱלְיָסָף): Anglicized form of Hebrew Elyacaph, meaning “God increases the family.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Gad.

ELYEHOWEYNAY (אֶלְיְהוֹעֵינַי): Hebrew name meaning “unto God are my eyes.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a priest and a Korahite temple doorkeeper.

EMMANOUEL (Ἐμμανουήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Immanuw’el, meaning “God is with us.” In the New Testament bible, this is a name given to Christ by Matthew.

EMMANUEL: Latin form of Greek Emmanouel, meaning “God is with us.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah. In the New Testament, it is a name given to Christ by Matthew. In use by the English and French.

ENOCH: Anglicized form of Greek Henoch (Hebrew Chanowk), meaning “dedicated” or “initiated.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah.

ENOSH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Enowsh, meaning “man; human being.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Seth.

ENOWSH (אֶנוֹשׁ): Hebrew name meaning “man; human being.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Seth.

EPAPHRAS (Ἐπαφρᾶς): Contracted form of Greek Epaphroditos (“devotee of Aphrodite”) meaning “loving.” In the bible, this is the name of a Christian preacher spoken of by Paul.

EPAPHRODITOS (Ἐπαφρόδιτος): Greek name composed of the word epi “on” and the name of the goddess of love, Aphrodite, rendered “loving” in the sense of being a “devotee of Aphrodite.” In the bible, this is the name of an associate of Paul in the ministry.

EPAPHRODITUS: Latin form of Greek Epaphroditos, meaning “devotee of Aphrodite.” In the bible, this is the name of an associate of Paul in the ministry.

EPHAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Eyphah, meaning “darkness” or “gloomy.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Midian and one of Caleb’s concubines.

EPHER (עֵפֶר): Hebrew name meaning “calf” or “gazelle.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ezra.

EPHRAIM (Ἐφραίμ): Greek form of Hebrew Ephrayim, meaning “double-land; twin-land.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph.

EPHRAYIM (אֶפְרַיִם): Hebrew name meaning “double-land; twin-land.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph.

EPHREM: Latin form of Greek Ephraim, meaning “double-land; twin-land.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Joseph.

ERAN (עֵרָן): Hebrew name meaning “awake; vigilant,” i.e. “watcher.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Ephraim.

ERASTOS (Ἔραστος): Greek name meaning “beloved.” In the bible, this is the name of the chamberlain of the city of Corinth and one of Paul’s disciples.

ERASTUS: Latin form of Greek Erastos, meaning “beloved.” In the bible, this is the name of the chamberlain of the city of Corinth and one of Paul’s disciples.

ESAIAS (Ἡσαΐας): Greek form of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Jesaiah and Jeshaiah.

ESAU (Ἠσαῦ): Greek form of Hebrew Esav, meaning “hairy.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebekah, the twin brother of Jacob.

ESAV (עֵשָׂו): Hebrew name meaning “hairy.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebekah, the twin brother of Jacob.

ETHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Eythan, meaning “enduring, long-lived.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of Judah.

EVEN-EZER (אֶבֶן-עֵזֶר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Eben-haezer, meaning “foundation stone, stone of help.” In the bible, this is the name of the place where the Israelites were defeated by the Philistines. It is also the name of a memorial stone set up by Samuel after the Israelites got their revenge.

EVER (עֵבֶר): Variant spelling of Hebrew Heber, meaning “the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea).” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem.

EYLAM: (עֵילָם): Hebrew name meaning “boundless time, eternity.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Shem. Related to Egyptian Olam.

EYPHAH (עֵיפָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “darkness” or “gloomy.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Midian and one of Caleb’s concubines. Also spelled Efah. The Anglicized form is Ephah.

EYTHAN (אֶזְרָחִי): Hebrew name meaning “enduring, long-lived.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a grandson of Judah.

EZEKIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning “God will strengthen.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the Book of Ezekiel. Also spelled Jehezekel.

EZRA (עֶזְרָא): Hebrew name meaning “help.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the book of Ezra.

EZRAH (עְזָרה): Hebrew name meaning “help.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jether, Mered, Epher and Jalon.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with F

FELIX: Latin name meaning “happy” or “lucky.” In the bible, this is the name of a Roman procurator of Judea.

FESTUS: Roman Latin name derived from the word festus, meaning “festival.” In the bible, this is the name of the successor of Felix, the procurator of Judea who refused to bow to the pressure of the Jews who wanted him to condemn St. Paul to death for preaching. He is also known by the name Porcius.

FORTUNATUS: Latin name derived from the word fortuna, meaning “fortunate; happy; well freighted.” In the bible, this is the name of a man who, along with Achaicus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with G

Gabriel (Hebrew) – Dan. 9:21 – God is my strength.

Gera (Hebrew) – Gen. 46:21 – pilgrimage, combat; dispute.

Gershon (Hebrew) – Gen. 46:11 – his banishment; the change of pilgrimage.

Gideon (Hebrew) – Judges 6:11 – he that bruises or breaks; a destroyer.

GABRIĒL (Γαβριήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Gabriyel, meaning “man of God” or “warrior of God.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the angelic princes or chiefs of the angels.

GABRIEL: Anglicized form of Greek Gabriēl (Hebrew Gabriyel), meaning “man of God” or “warrior of God.” This is the name of one of the seven archangels of religious lore. In the bible, he is known as the messenger angel, he is one of the two highest-ranking angels, and apart from Michael is the only other angel given a name in the Old Testament where he is first mentioned in the Book of Daniel. He is the angel who announced the births of John the Baptist and Jesus. He is said to watch over Iran (Persia), and in Ezekiel’s vision of the cherubim (the four sacred animals), the face of the eagle corresponds to him. In ancient astrology, he corresponds to the sign of Taurus and rules over the moon.

GABRIYEL (גַּבְרִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “man of God” or “warrior of God.” In the bible, this is the name of an archangel.

GAD (Greek: Γάδ, Hebrew: גָּד): Compare with another form of Gad.

Greek form of Hebrew Gad, meaning “troop.” In the bible, this is the name of a tribe descended from Gad, mentioned in the New Testament in Rev vii. 5.

Hebrew name meaning “troop.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet and the seventh son of Jacob by Zilpah.

GADDIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gaddiyel, meaning “God is my fortune.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve scouts sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.

GADDIYEL (גַּדִּיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is my fortune.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve scouts sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.

GAÏOS (Γάϊος): Greek form of Latin Gaius (“lord”), meaning “lord.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a man from Derbe, a man of Corinth, an unknown Christian to whom John’s third epistle is addressed, and a Macedonian who accompanied Paul in his travels.

GAIUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Gavius, meaning “lord.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a man from Derbe, a man of Corinth, an unknown Christian to whom John’s third epistle is addressed, and a Macedonian who accompanied Paul in his travels.

GALAL (גָּלָל): Hebrew name meaning “influential.” In the bible, this is the name of two characters, a son of Asaph and a son of Jeduthun. Compare with another form of Galal.

GALILEE: Anglicized form of Hebrew Galiyl, meaning “rolling, turning” or “circuit, region, ring.” In the bible, this is the name of a circuit or ring (Galilee) of the Gentiles. Not used as a personal name.

GALIYL (גָּלִיל): Hebrew name meaning “rolling, turning” or “circuit, region, ring.” In the bible, this is the name of a circuit or ring (Galilee) of the Gentiles.

GAMLIYEL (גַּמְלִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is my reward.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Manasseh.

GEDALIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gedalyah, meaning “God is great.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the governor of Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar.

GEDALYAH (גְּדַלְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God is great.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the governor of Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar.

GEMARIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gemaryah, meaning “God has accomplished.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Hilkiah who bore Jeremiah’s letter to the captive Jews.

GEMARYAH (גְּמַרְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God has accomplished.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Hilkiah who bore Jeremiah’s letter to the captive Jews.

GEMARYAHU (גְּמַרְיָהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Gemaryah, meaning “God has accomplished.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the nobles who lived in the time of Jeremiah.

GERA (גֵּרָא): Hebrew name meaning “a grain.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Benjamin.

GERESHOM (גֵּרְשׁׄם): Hebrew name meaning “exile, expulsion.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Moses.

GERESHOWN (גֵּרְשׁוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “exile, expulsion.” In the bible, this is the name of the first son of Levi.

GERSHOM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gereshom, meaning “exile, expulsion.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Moses.

GERSHON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gereshown, meaning “exile, expulsion.” In the bible, this is the name of the first son of Levi.

GIDDEL (גִּדֵּל): Hebrew name meaning “too great; giant.” In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of temple slaves, and the head of the descendants of Solomon’s servants.

GIDEON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gidown, meaning “cutter down; hewer,” i.e. “mighty warrior.” In the bible, this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.

GIDOWN (גִּדְעוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “cutter down; hewer,” i.e. “mighty warrior.” In the bible, this is the name of the warrior who defeated the Midianites.

GILAD (גִּלְעָד): Hebrew name meaning “hard, stony region.” In the bible, this is the name of region east of the Jordan River. It is also the name of several characters, including a grandson of Manasseh.

GILEAD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gilad, meaning “hard, stony region.” In the bible, this is the name of region east of the Jordan River. It is also the name of several characters, including a grandson of Manasseh.

GOG: Anglicized form of Hebrew Gowg, meaning “mountain.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog. In British legend, God and Magog are the names of two giant guardians of London. Geoffrey of Monmouth states that Gogmagog was one giant who was slain by the Cornish hero Corin.

GŌG (Γώγ): Greek form of Hebrew Gowg, meaning “mountain.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the king of Magog who will come from the north and attack the land of Israel.

GOLIATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Golyath, meaning “exile.” In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es-Safi, bears two Proto-Semitic names (alwt and wlt) which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC, very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived.

GOLYATH (גָּלְיַת): Hebrew name meaning “exile.” In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine giant slain by David. A shard of pottery unearthed by archaeologists digging at Tell es-Safi, bears two Proto-Semitic names (alwt and wlt) which are etymologically similar to Hebrew Galyat/Golyat/Golyath. The shard dates to around 950 BC, very close to the time when the bible says Goliath lived.

GOMER (גּׄמֶר): Hebrew unisex name meaning “to finish, to complete.” In the bible, this is the name of both the son of Japhet and the wife of the Prophet Hosea. Compare with another form of Gomer.

GOWG (גּוֹג): Hebrew name meaning “mountain.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and the name of the prophetic prince of the land of Magog.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with H

Habakkuk (Hebrew) – Hab. 1:1 – he that embraces; a wrestler.

Haggai (Hebrew) – Ezra 5:1 – feast; solemnity.

Hosea (Hebrew) – Hosea 1:1 – savior; safety.

Hur (Hebrew) – Exodus 17:10 – liberty; whiteness; hole.

Hushai (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 15:37 – their haste; their sensuality; their silence.

HABAKKUK: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chabaqquwq, meaning “embrace.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet.

HABEL (Ἅβελ): Greek form of Hebrew Hebel (“breath, breathing”), meaning “vanity,” i.e. “transitory.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain.

HADAD (Hebrew: חֲדַד): Compare with another form of Hadad.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Adad, meaning “I shall move softly: I shall love.” In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite enemy God raised up to punish Solomon for his sins.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Chadad, meaning “mighty” or “sharpness.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve sons of Ishmael.

Hebrew name meaning “mighty.” In the bible, this is the name of two kings of Edom, and a son of Ishmael.

HADAR (הֲדַר): Hebrew name meaning “honor.” In the bible, this is the name of an Edomite king. Also spelled Chadar.

HADĒS (ᾍιδης): Greek name derived from the word aides, meaning “unseen.” In mythology, this is the name of the god of the underworld, brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone. In the Greek bible, Hades is associated with Orcus, the realm of the dead, the infernal regions where disembodied spirits live, a dark and dismal place in the depths of the earth. Only later was Hades described as the grave, death, and hell. Also spelled Haides.

HAGGAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chaggai, meaning “festive.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets.

HAGGI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chaggiy, meaning “festive.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Gad.

HAIDES (ᾍιδης): Greek name derived from the word aides, meaning “unseen.” In mythology, this is the name of the god of the underworld, brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone. In the Greek bible, Haides is associated with Orcus, the realm of the dead, the infernal regions where disembodied spirits live, a dark and dismal place in the depths of the earth. Only later was Haides described as the grave, death, and hell. Also spelled Hadēs.

HALPHAIOS (Ἀλφαῖος): Greek name meaning “changing.” In the bible, this is the name of the fathers of James and Levi. Also spelled Alphaios.

HAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Cham, meaning “blackness” or “heat.” In the bible, this is the name of Noah’s second son.

HAMAN (הָמָן): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning “magnificent.” In the bible, this is the name of a wicked prime minister.

HAMUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chammuw’el, meaning “heat of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a man of Simeon. Also, according to pseudo-Dionysius, this is the name of an archangel.

HANAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chanan, meaning “compassionate, merciful.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a chief of the tribe of Benjamin. Compare with feminine Hanan.

HANANI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chananiy, meaning “gracious” or “favorable.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Nehemiah.

HANANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chananyah, meaning “whom Jehovah has graciously given.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a friend of Daniel, a general, a priest, and an officer who lived during the reign of King Uzzia.

HANANIAS (Ἁνανίας): Greek form of Hebrew Chananya, meaning “whom Jehovah has graciously given.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the husband of Sapphira, a Christian at Damascus, and a son of Nedebaeus.

HANIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Channiy’el, meaning “favored of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Asher. In Jewish lore, this is also the name of angel associated with the planet Venus.

HANNIEL: Variant spelling of English Haniel, meaning “favored of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Asher. In Jewish lore, this is also the name of angel associated with the planet Venus.

HANOCH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chanowk, meaning “dedicated” or “initiated.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah.

HASHUB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chashshuwb, meaning “considerate.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Pahath-moab.

HASSHUB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chashshuwb, meaning “considerate.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Pahath-moab.

HAVILAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chaviylah, meaning “circle.” In the bible, this is the name of a part of Eden through which the river Pison flowed, and the name of a son of Cush after whom a district in Arabia was named.

HAZAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chaza’el, meaning “one who sees God.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Syria.

HEBEL (הֶבֶל): Hebrew name meaning “breath, breathing.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain. Also spelled Hevel.

HEBER (Greek: Ἔβέρ, Hebrew: עֵבֶר): Greek and Hebrew name meaning “the region beyond; on the other side (of a stream or sea).” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a great grandson of Shem. Compare with another form of Heber.

HEBRON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ebron, meaning “alliance, association.” In the bible, this is the name of a city in south Judah near where Abraham built an altar. It is also the name of the third son of Kohath and a descendant of Caleb.

HELI (Ἡλί): Greek form of Hebrew Eliy, meaning “ascending.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the father of Mary’s husband Joseph.

HENOCH (Ἑνώχ): Greek form of Hebrew Chanowk, meaning “dedicated” or “initiated.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Cain, and a son of Jared the father of Methuselah.

HEROD: Latin form of Greek Herodes, meaning “sprung from a hero.” In the bible, this is the name of the king who ordered the slaughter of all male children “two years old and under.”

HERODES (Ἡρώδης): Greek name meaning “sprung from a hero.” In the bible, this is the name of the king who ordered the slaughter of all male children “two years old and under.”

HERODION (Ἡρωδίωνν): Pet form of Greek Herodes, meaning “sprung from a hero.” In the bible, this is the name of a Christian mentioned in Paul’s epistle to the Romans.

HEYLEL (הֵילֵל): Hebrew name meaning “light-bringer.” In the bible, this is a name for the morning star (Lucifer) and the honorific title of a Babylonian king. Lucifer is the Latin translation of this name.

HEZEKIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chizqiyah, meaning “God is my strength.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah and several other characters.

HEZRON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chetsrown, meaning “enclosed; surrounded by a wall.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Reuben.

HIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chiy’el, meaning “God lives.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the rebuilders of Jericho.

HILKIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chilqiyah, meaning “my portion is God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father of Eliakim, and a High Priest who lived in the time of King Josiah.

HILLEL (חִלֵּל): Hebrew name meaning “praising, singing.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of judge Abdon.

HIRAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chiyrah, meaning “a noble race; nobility.” In the bible, this is the name of a friend of Judah.

HIRAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chiyram, meaning “free-born; noble.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Tyre and the name of the chief architect of Solomon’s temple.

HOSEA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Howshea, meaning “salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the author of the Book of Hosea.

HOSHA’NA (הוֹשׁע-נא): Hebrew unisex name derived from hosha’na, meaning “deliver us.” In the bible, this was the cry of the people who recognized Jesus as the Messiah when he entered Jerusalem.

HOWSHEA (הוֹשֵׁעַ): Hebrew name meaning “salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the author of the Book of Hosea.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with I

Immanuel (Hebrew) – Isaiah 7:14 – God with us.

Ira (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 20:26 – watchman; making bare; pouring out.

Isaac (Hebrew) – Gen. 17:19 – laughter.

Isaiah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 19:2 – the salvation of the Lord.

Ishmael (Hebrew) – Gen. 16:11 – God that hears.

Issachar (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:18 – reward; recompense.

Ithamar (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:23 – island of the palm-tree.

IAÏROS (Ἰάϊρος): Greek form of Hebrew Yaiyr, meaning “whom God enlightens.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh.

IAKOB (Ἰακϊώβ): Greek form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning “supplanter.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of Mary’s father-in-law.

IAKOBOS (Ἰάκωβος): Variant form of Greek Iakob, a form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning “supplanter.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of several characters, including two apostles and a half- brother of Jesus.

IARET (Ἰαρέδ): Greek form of Hebrew Yered, meaning “descent.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch. The English form is Jared.

IBRIY (עִבְרִי): Hebrew name derived from the name Ever (“the region beyond; the other side”), hence “Hebrew.” In the bible, this is the name of a Merarite Levite. Abraham was called Ivri because he came from ever “the other side.”

ICHABOD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iy-kabowd, meaning “inglorious; without glory.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.

IDOUMA (Ιδουμα): Greek name derived from Idoumaia, the Greek form of Latin Idumæa, the biblical name of a land south-east of Palestine, meaning “red.”

IEPHTHAE (Ἰεφθάε): Greek form of Hebrew Yiphtach (English Jephtha), meaning “he opens” or “whom God sets free.” In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead.

IEREMIAS (Ἱερεμίας): Greek form of Hebrew Yirmeyahu, meaning “Jehovah casts forth” or “Jehovah hurls.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.

IERICHO (Ἱεριχώ): Greek form of Hebrew Yeriychow, meaning “city of the moon” or “place of fragrance.” In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Jericho is the English form.

IESOUS (Ίησους): Greek form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning “God is salvation.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the son of God by the Virgin Mary. Iesous preached for four years before being crucified on a cross in Jerusalem. Jesus is the English and Latin form of the name.

IMLA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning “whom God will fill up.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah.

IMLAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yimla, meaning “whom God will fill up.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah.

IMMANUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Immanuw’el, meaning “God is with us.” In the bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah. This form is also used in Germany.

IMMANUW’EL (עִמָּנוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is with us.” In the bible, this is the name of the promised Messiah as prophesied by Isaiah.

IMRI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Imriy, meaning “eloquent.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.

IMRIY (אִמְרִי): Hebrew name meaning “eloquent.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.

IOB (Ἰώβ): Greek form of Hebrew Iyowb, meaning “hated, oppressed.” In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God.

IOEL (Ἰωήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Yowel, meaning “Jehovah is God” or “to whom Jehovah is God.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the minor prophets. Joel is the Anglicized form.

IONAS (Ἰωνᾶς): Greek form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning “dove.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter.

IORAM (Ἰωράμ): Greek form of Hebrew Yowram, meaning “God is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

IORDANES (Ἰορδάνης): Greek masculine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden (“flowing down”), meaning “the descender.” In the bible, this is the name of the river in which Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist.

IOSAPHAT (ἸωσαΦάτ): Greek form of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning “God has judged” or “whom God judges.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

IOSEPH (Ἰωσήφ): Greek form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning “(God) shall add (another son).” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus.

IOSES (Ἰωσῆς): Greek name meaning “exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a brother of Jesus.

IOSIAS (Ἰωσίας): Greek form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning “whom Jehovah heals.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

IOUDAS (Ἰούδας): Greek form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning “praised.” In the bible, this is the name of the disciple who betrayed Jesus.

IOULIOS (Ἰούλιος): Greek form of Latin Iovilius, meaning “descended from Iovis (Jove).” In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion mentioned in Acts 27:1,3.

IOUSTOS (Ἰοῦστος): Greek form of Latin Justus, meaning “fair, just.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Christian at Corinth with whom Paul lodged.

IRA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iyra, meaning “watchful of a town.” In the bible, this is the name of one king David’s officers and two of his warriors.

ISAAC: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yitzchak (Greek Isaák), meaning “he will laugh.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob.

ISAIAH: Anglicized form of Latin Isaias (Hebrew Yeshayah), meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Jesaiah and Jeshaiah.

ISHMAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishmael, meaning “God will hear.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Abraham.

ISHMERAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishmeray, meaning “whom Jehovah keeps.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.

ISRAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yisrael, meaning “God prevails” or “contender; soldier of God.” In the bible, this is the name given to Jacob after wrestling with the angel.

ISSACHAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yissaskar, meaning “he is wages” or “he brings wages.” In the bible, this is the name of a Korahite and the name of the ninth son of Jacob.

ITAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ittay, meaning “neighboring” or ” with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David’s warriors.

ITHAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ittay, meaning “neighboring” or ” with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David’s warriors.

ITHAMAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythamar, meaning “land of palms.” In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron.

ITHIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iythiyel, meaning “God is with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.

ITIEL: Variant spelling of English Ithiel, meaning “God is with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.

ITTAY (אִתַּי): Hebrew name meaning “neighboring” or “with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gittate and the name of one of King David’s warriors.

IY-KABOWD (אִי-וכָבוֹד): Hebrew name meaning “inglorious; without glory.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Phinehas.

IYOWB (אִיּוֹב): Hebrew name meaning “hated, oppressed.” In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God. Job is the Anglicized form.

IYTHAMAR (אִיתָמָר): Hebrew name meaning “land of palms.” In the bible, this is the name of the youngest son of Aaron.

IYTHIYEL (אִיתִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is with me.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and a disciple.

IYRA (עִירָא): Hebrew name meaning “watchful of a town.” In the bible, this is the name of one king David’s officers and two of his warriors.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with J

Jabez (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 2:55 – sorrow; trouble.

Jacob (Hebrew) – Gen. 25:26 – cheater; that supplants, undermines; the heel.

Jair (Hebrew) – Num. 32:41 – my light; who diffuses light.

Jairus (Hebrew) – Mark 5:22 – my light; who diffuses light.

James (Hebrew) – Matt. 4:21 – same as Jacob.

Japheth (Hebrew) – Gen. 5:32 – enlarged; fair; persuading.

Jason (Hebrew) – Acts 17:5 – he that cures.

Javan (Hebrew) – Gen. 10:2 – deceiver; one who makes sad.

Jeremiah (Hebrew) – 2 Chron. 36:12 – exaltation of the Lord.

Jeremy (Hebrew) – 2 Chron. 36:12 – exaltation of the Lord.

Jesse (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 16:1 – gift; oblation; one who is.

Jethro (Hebrew) – Exodus 3:1 – his excellence; his posterity.

Joab (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 26:6 – paternity; voluntary.

Joash (Hebrew) – Judges 6:11 – who despairs or burns.

Job (Hebrew) – Job 1:1 – he that weeps or cries.

Joel (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 8:2 – he that wills or commands.

John (Hebrew) – Matt. 3:1 – the grace or mercy of the Lord.

Jonah (Hebrew) – Jonah 1:1 – a dove; he that oppresses; destroyer.

Jonathan (Hebrew) – Judges 18:30 – given of God.

Jordan (Hebrew) – Gen. 13:10 – the river of judgment.

Joseph (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:24 – increase; addition.

Joses (Hebrew) – Matt. 27:56 – raised; who pardons.

Joshua (Hebrew) – Exodus 17:9 – a savior; a deliverer; the Lord is Salvation.

Josiah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 13:2 – the Lord burns; the fire of the Lord.

Josias (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 13:2 – the Lord burns; the fire of the Lord.

Jotham (Hebrew) – Judges 9:5 – the perfection of the Lord.

Judas (Latin) – Matt. 10:4 – the praise of the Lord; confession.

Jude (Latin) – Jude 1:1 – the praise of the Lord; confession.

Justus (Latin) – Acts 1:23 – just or upright.

JAANAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yaanay, meaning “whom Jehovah answers.” In the bible, this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.

JAASAU: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yaasuw, meaning “they will do” or “Jehovah made.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Bani.

JABEZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yabets, meaning “pain, sorrow.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of Caleb’s family.

JABIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yabiyn, meaning “whom God observes.” In the bible, this is the name of two kings of the Hazor.

JACHIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yakiyn, meaning “he establishes” or “whom God strengthens.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon.

JACOB: Anglicized form of Greek Iakob and Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning “supplanter.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebecca, and the twin brother of Esau. In the New Testament, it is the name of Mary’s father-in-law.

JADA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yada, meaning “he knows” or “wise.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah.

JADON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yadown, meaning “judge,” “thankful,” or “whom God has judged.” In the bible, this is the name of a man who helped Nehemiah rebuild the walls of Jerusalem.

JAHLEEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yachleel, meaning “God waits” or “whom God has made sick.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Zebulun.

JAHZEEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yachtse’el, meaning “whom God allots.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Naphtali.

JAIR:

Anglicized form of Hebrew Yaiyr, meaning “whom God enlightens.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Yauwr, meaning “forested.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Elhanan.

JAIRUS: Anglicized form of Greek Iaïros, meaning “whom God enlightens.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh.

JALON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yalown, meaning “God lodges” or “passing the night; tarrying.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra and a descendent of Caleb.

JAMES: Middle English and Old French vernacular form of Late Latin Jacomus, from Greek Iakobos, meaning “supplanter.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of several characters, including two apostles and a half-brother of Jesus.

JAMIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yamiyn, meaning “the right hand,” “the right side,” or “the right quarter.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon.

JAPHETH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning “opened” or “abundant, spacious.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Noah.

JAREB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yareb, meaning “contender.” In the bible, this is an epithet given to the king of Assyria.

JARED: Anglicized form of Greek Iaret (Hebrew Yered), meaning “descent.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. Also spelled Jered.

JASHUB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yashuwb, meaning “he will return” or “turning oneself.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani and a son of Issachar.

JASPER: English form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning “treasure bearer.” Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi (“wise men from the east”) who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Jasper is one of them, the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Jasper is also the name of an opaque cryptocrystalline variety of quartz that may be red, yellow or brown in color. Also spelled Casper and Kasper.

JAVAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yavan, meaning “Ionia, Greece.” In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a grandson of Noah.

JEDIDIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yediydeyah, meaning “beloved of God,” “delight of God,” or “friend of God.” In the bible, this is a name given to Solomon by Nathan.

JEDUTHUN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeduwthuwn, meaning “praising.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite of the family of Merari.

JEHEZEKEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning “God will strengthen.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the Book of Ezekiel.

JEHIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yechiyel, meaning ” God lives” or “whom God preserves alive.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of king Jehoshaphat.

JEHOAHAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowachaz, meaning “Jehovah as seized” or “whom Jehovah holds fast.” In the bible, this is the name of two kings of Judah and a king of Israel.

JEHOASH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowash, meaning “given by the Lord” or “whom Jehovah gave.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of king Ahaziah and a son of king Jehoahaz.

JEHOHANAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowchanan, meaning “whom Jehovah gave.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest who lived in the time of Ezra.

JEHOIACHIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning “God establishes.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, the son of Yehowyaqiym. He was imprisoned by Nebuchadnezzar.

JEHOIAKIM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning “Jehovah raises up.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah who was defeated by the Babylonians.

JEHONATHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehownathan, meaning “God has given.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David.

JEHORAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowram, meaning “God is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah.

JEHOSHAPHAT: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning “God has judged” or “whom God judges.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a king of Judah.

JEHOSHUA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Joshua is another Anglicized form.

JEHOVAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehovah, a pronunciation of God’s ineffable name, meaning “the existing one.” The name was created by blending the letters of the tetragrammaton, YHWH, with the vowels from Adonai.

JEHU: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuw, meaning “God is He.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Israel and a son of Hanani.

JEHUDI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdiy, meaning “Jew.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nethaniah.

JEPHTHAH: Anglicized form of Greek Iephthae and Hebrew Yiphtach, meaning “he opens” or “whom God sets free.” In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. Also spelled Jiphtah and Jephtha.

JERAHMEEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yerachmeel, meaning “may God have pity” or “whom God loves.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.

JERAHMIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yerachmiel, meaning “may God have pity” or “whom God loves.” In the book of Enoch, this is the name of an archangel.

JERED: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yered, meaning “descent.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. Also spelled Jared.

JEREMIAH: Anglicized form of Greek Ieremias (“Jehovah casts forth” or “Jehovah hurls”) and Hebrew Yirmeyah (“whom God has appointed”). In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.

JEREMIAS: Latin form of Greek Ieremias, meaning “Jehovah casts forth” or “Jehovah hurls.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets.

JERIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeriyah, meaning “people of Jehovah” or “taught by Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Also spelled Jerijah.

JERICHO:

Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeriychow, meaning “city of the moon” or “place of fragrance.” In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus.

Latin form of Greek Iericho, meaning “city of the moon” or “place of fragrance.” In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus.

JERIJAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeriyah, meaning “people of Jehovah” or “taught by Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Also spelled Jeriah.

JESAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Isaiah and Jeshaiah.

JESHAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the most famous prophets. Also spelled Isaiah and Jesaiah.

JESHUA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeshuwa, meaning “he is saved.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Nun.

JESIMIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yesiymael, meaning “whom God makes,” or possibly more fully “whom God makes grow old.” In the bible, this is the name of a Simeonite chief of the family of Shimei.

JESSE: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yishay, meaning “I possess” or “wealthy.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of King David.

JESUS: Latin form of Greek Iesous, meaning “God is salvation.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the son of God by the Virgin Mary. Jesus preached for four years before being crucified on a cross in Jerusalem.

JETHER: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yether, meaning “overhanging” or “abundance.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father-in-law of Moses. He is also known by the name Jethro.

JETHRO: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yithrow, meaning “his abundance” or “overhanging.” In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Moses. He is also known by the name Jether.

JIPHTAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yiphtach, meaning “he opens” or “whom God sets free.” In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. Also spelled Jephthah.

JOAB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowab, meaning “Jehovah is father” or “whose father is Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a commander of King David’s army.

JOAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowach, meaning “Jehovah is brother” or “whose brother is Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Asaph.

JOAHAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowachaz, meaning “Jehovah as seized” or “whom Jehovah holds fast.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joah, Josiah’s chronicler.

JOASH:

Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowash, meaning “given by the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Gideon.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Yow’ash, meaning “Jehovah hastens.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and the name of an officer in David’s court.

JOB:

Anglicized form of Greek Iob (Hebrew Iyowb), meaning “hated, oppressed.” In the bible, this is the name of a patient man who was severely tested by God.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowb, meaning “persecuted.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Issachar. He is also called Jashub.

JOEL: English form of Greek Ioel (Hebrew Yowel), meaning “Jehovah is God” or “to whom Jehovah is God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the minor prophets.

JOHN: Anglicized form of Greek Ioannes (Latin Johannes), meaning “God is gracious.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including John the Baptist.

JOKTAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning “small.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Shem.

JONA: Anglicized form of Latin Jonas (Greek Ionas), meaning “dove.”

JONAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning “dove.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who was swallowed by a great fish.

JONAS: Late Latin form of Greek Ionas, meaning “dove.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Peter. Compare with another form of Jonas.

JONATHAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning “God has given.” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David.

JORAM: Anglicized form of Greek Ioram and Hebrew Yowram, meaning “God is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah.

JORDAN: Anglicized form of Greek Iordanes and Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning “flowing down.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine. In the New Testament, Jesus was baptized in this river by John the Baptist.

JOSAPHAT: Anglicized form of Greek Iosaphat, meaning “God has judged” or “whom God judges.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

JOSEPH: Anglicized form of Greek Ioseph (Hebrew Yehowceph and Yowceph), meaning “(God) shall add (another son).” In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus, and the name of the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt.

JOSES: Anglicized form of Greek Ioses, meaning “exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of a brother of Jesus.

JOSHAPHAT: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowshaphat, meaning “God has judged” or “whom God judges.” In the bible, this is the name of a priest and the name of one of King David’s warriors.

JOSHUA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Jehoshua is another Anglicized form.

JOSIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yoshiyah (Greek Josias), meaning “whom Jehovah heals.” In the bible, this is the name of the sixteenth king of Judah.

JOSIAS (Ἰωσίας): Variant spelling of Greek Iosias, meaning “whom Jehovah heals.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah.

JOTHAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowtham, meaning “God is perfect.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the youngest son of Gideon.

JUBAL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yuwbal, meaning “river, stream.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech.

JUDAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning “praised.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.

JUDAS: Latin form of Greek Ioudas, meaning “praised.” In the bible, this is the name of the disciple who betrayed Jesus.

JUDE: Another Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning “praised.” In the bible, this is the name of the brother of James.

JUSTUS: Latin name meaning “fair, just.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Christian at Corinth with whom Paul lodged. Justus is also the name of a 13-year-old Christian who along with his 9-year-old brother Pastor, was martyred at Alcalá de Henares in the early 4th century.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with K

KAÏN (Κάϊν): Greek form of Hebrew Qayin (“acquired, possessed”), meaning “maker; fabricator,” or literally “smith.” In the bible, this is the name of Adam and Eve’s first son who killed his brother Abel.

KAÏNAM (Καϊνάμ): Greek form of Hebrew Qeynan (“possession”), meaning “their smith.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.

KAIAPHAS (Καϊάφας): Greek form of Aramaic Qayyafa (“depression”), meaning “as comely.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a high priest of the Jews.

KAISAR (Καίσαρ): Greek form of Latin Cæsar, meaning “severed.” In the bible, this is the surname of Julius Caesar, which adopted by Octavius Augustus and his successors afterwards became a title, and was appointed by the Roman emperors as part of their title.

KALEB (כָּלֵב): Hebrew name meaning “dog” or “rabid.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent into Israel by Moses. Also spelled Kalev.

KARMEL (כַּרְמֶל): Hebrew unisex name meaning “garden-land.” In the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the Holy Land.

KARMIY (כַּרְמִי): Hebrew name meaning “a vinedresser” or “my vineyard.” In the bible, this is the name of a Judaite, father of Achan, and the name of the fourth son of Reuben.

KARPOS (Καρπός): Greek name meaning “fruit.” In mythology, this is the name of a son of the nymph Chloris and the god Zephyrus. In the bible, it is the name of a Christian at Troas mentioned in the second epistle of Timothy (2 Ti. 4:13).

KASPER: English form of Spanish Gaspar, meaning “treasure bearer.” Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi (“wise men from the east”) who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Kasper is one of them, the other two are Balthasar and Melchior. Also spelled Casper and Jasper. Compare with another form of Kasper.

KENAN (קַינָן): Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeynan, meaning “possession.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh. Also spelled Cainan.

KENANYAH (כְּנַנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah establishes” or “whom Jehovah defends.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who was the chief of the Temple singers who conducted the music when the Ark of the Covenant was moved from the house of Obed-edom to Jerusalem.

KENAZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qenaz, meaning “hunter.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.

KEPHAS (Κηφάς): Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning “rock, stone.” In the New Testament bible, this is the surname given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes.

KESED (כֶּשֶׂד): Hebrew name meaning “increase.” In the bible, this is the name of the 4th son of Nahor. Chesed is the Anglicized form.

KHASHAYARSHAH: A later spelling of Persian Khshayarsha, meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” This is the name of a king of Persia mentioned in the bible by his Hebrew name Achashverosh.

KLEMES (Κλήμης): Greek form of Latin Clement, meaning “gentle and merciful.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.

KLEOPAS (Κλεόπας): Contracted form of Greek Kleopatros, meaning “glory of the father.” In the bible, this is the name of a disciple.

KLEOPHAS: Variant spelling of Greek Kleopas, meaning “glory of the father.” In the bible, this is the name of two disciples to whom the risen Jesus appeared at Emmaus.

KLOPAS (Κλωπᾶς): Greek name probably of Aramaic origin, meaning “my exchanges.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of the apostle James the less.

KOHATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qehath, meaning “assembly.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Levi and a grandson of Jacob.

KORACH (קׄרַח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Qorach, meaning “bald” or “ice.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron.

KORAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qorach, meaning “bald” or “ice.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron.

KORNELIOS (Κορνήλιος): Greek form of Latin Cornelius, meaning “of a horn.” In the bible, this is the name of a Roman centurion who converted to Christianity.

KOWRESH (כּׄרֶשׁ): Hebrew form of Persian K�rush, meaning “like the sun.” In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews.

KUWSH (כּוּשׁ): Hebrew name meaning “black,” i.e. “Ethiopian.” In the bible, this is the name of a land and its people. It is also the name of a Benjamite and the son of Ham and grandson of Noah. The Anglicized form is Cush.

KYROS (Κύρος): Greek form of Hebrew Kowresh (Persian K�rush), meaning “like the sun.” In the bible, this is the name of the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great, conqueror of Babylon, who freed the captive Jews.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with L

Laban (Hebrew) – Gen. 24:29 – white; shining; gentle; brittle.

Lazarus (Hebrew) – Luke 16:20 – assistance of God.

Lemuel (Hebrew) – Prov. 31:1 – God with them, or him.

Levi (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:34 – associated with him.

Lot (Hebrew) – Gen. 11:27 – wrapped up; hidden; covered; myrrh; rosin.

Lucas (Greek) – Col. 4:14 – luminous; white.

Luke (Greek) – Col. 4:14 – luminous; white.

LABAN (לָבָן): Hebrew name meaning “white.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.

LAEL (לָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “belonging to God” or “by God.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Gershon family.

LAMECH (Λάμεχ): Greek form of Hebrew Lemek (“powerful”), but perhaps meaning “pauper.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah.

LAPIDOTH (Λαφιδὼθ): Greek form of Hebrew Lapiydowth, meaning “torches.” In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.

LAPIYDOWTH (לַפִּידוֹת): Hebrew name meaning “torches.” In the bible, this is the name of the husband of Deborah.

LAVAN (לָבָן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Laban, meaning “white.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.

LAZAROS (Λάζαρος): Greek form of Hebrew Elazar, meaning “my God has helped.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a man Jesus raised from the dead.

LAZARUS: Latin form of Greek Lazaros, meaning “my God has helped.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a man Jesus raised from the dead.

LEBBAEUS: Latin form of Greek Lebbaios, meaning “man of heart.” In the bible, this is another name for Jude, one of the twelve apostles.

LEBBAIOS (Λεββαῖος): Greek name meaning “man of heart.” In the bible, this is another name for Jude, one of the twelve apostles.

LECHIY (לִחִי): Hebrew name derived from the biblical name of a place near the border of the hill-country of Judah, meaning “cheek” or “jaw.” The place is noted for being the location of Samson’s killing of 1000 men with the jawbone of an ass.

LEHI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Lechiy, meaning “cheek” or “jaw.” In the bible, this is the name of a place near the border of the hill-country of Judah. The place is noted for being the location of Samson’s killing of 1000 men with the jawbone of an ass.

LEMEK (לֶמֶךְ): Hebrew name meaning “powerful.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Tubal-Cain and the father of Noah.

LEMUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Lemuwel, meaning “by God” or “for God.” In the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly Solomon. It is also the name of the main character (Lemuel Gulliver) in Jonathan Swift’s English novel Gulliver’s Travels.

LEMUWEL (לְמוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “by God” or “for God.” In the bible, this is the name of an unknown king, possibly Solomon.

LEUI (Λευί): Greek form of Hebrew Leviy, meaning “adhesion, joined to” or “crown, garland.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.

LEUIS (Λευίς): Greek name meaning “joined.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Alphaeus, a collector of customs.

LEVI: Compare with another form of Levi.

Anglicized form of Greek Leui (Hebrew Leviy), meaning “adhesion, joined to” or “crown, garland.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.

Anglicized form of Greek Leuis, meaning “joined.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Alphaeus, a collector of customs.

LEVIY (לֵוִי): Hebrew name derived from the word lewi, meaning “adhesion, joined to” or “crown, garland.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the third son of Jacob.

LINOS: Greek name derived either from the word ailinon, a ritual “cry of grief,” or, from linon, meaning “flax, linen.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Paul’s Christian associates. In mythology, this is the name of a musician, the personification of lamentation. He was killed by Apollo who was his rival in music. Another version of the story says he was killed by Hercules.

LINUS: Latin form of Greek Linos, meaning either “a cry of grief” or “flax, linen.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Paul’s Christian associates. In mythology, this is the name of a musician, the personification of lamentation. He was killed by Apollo who was his rival in music. Another version of the story says he was killed by Hercules.

LOCHESH (לוֹחֵשׁ): Hebrew name meaning “whisper.” In the bible, this is the name of a Babylonian exile returnee.

LONGINUS: Roman name derived from the Latin word longus, meaning “long.” Christian legend gave this name to the Roman soldier who pierced the side of Jesus and then became a Christian, but the name is not actually found in the bible.

LOT (Λώτ): Greek form of Hebrew Lowt, meaning “covering, veil.” In the bible, this is the name of a nephew of Abraham and father of Moab.

LOUKAS (Λουκᾶς): Contracted form of Greek Loukanos, meaning “from Lucania,” a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning “light.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gentile Christian who was a companion of Paul. Luke is the Anglicized form.

LOWT (לוֹט): Hebrew name meaning “covering, veil.” In the bible, this is the name of a nephew of Abraham and father of Moab.

LUCAS: Contracted form of Latin Lucanus, meaning “from Lucania,” a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning “light.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gentile Christian who was a companion of Paul. Luke is the Anglicized form.

LUCIFER: This is the Latin translation of Hebrew Heylel (Greek Eosphoros), a name used by Jerome in the Vulgate Bible; for example, in Isaiah 14:12, it is an honorific title of a Babylonian king. It is composed of the elements lux (gen. lucis) “light” and ferre “to bring,” hence “dawn-bringer” or “light-bringer.” It became the Old English name for Satan and a name for the morning star Venus.

LUKE: Anglicized form of Greek Loukas (Latin Lucas), meaning “from Lucania,” a region of southern Italy. Lucania probably comes from the word lux, meaning “light.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gentile Christian who was a companion of Paul.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with M

Malachi (Hebrew)- Mal. 1:1 – my messenger; my angel.

Manasseh (Hebrew) – Gen. 41:51 – forgetfulness; he that is forgotten.

Marcus (Latin) – Acts 12:12 – polite; shining.

Mark (Latin) – Acts 12:12 – polite; shining.

Matthew (Hebrew) – Matt. 9:9 – given; a reward.

Matthias (Hebrew) – Acts 1:23 – the gift of the Lord.

Melchizedek (Hebrew, German) – Gen. 14:18 – king of justice; king of righteousness.

Micah (Hebrew) – Judges 17:1 – poor; humble.

Micaiah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 22:8 – who is like to God?

Michael (Hebrew) – Num. 13:13 – poor; humble.

Mishael (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:22 – who is asked for or lent.

Mordecai (Hebrew) – Esther 2:5 – contrition; bitter; bruising.

Moses (Hebrew) – Exodus 2:10 – taken out; drawn forth.

MAACHAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Maakah, meaning “to press, to squeeze,” i.e. “oppression.” In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David’s wives, and a son of Nahor.

MAAKAH (מַעֲכָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “to press, to squeeze,” i.e. “oppression.” In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David’s wives, and a son of Nahor.

MACHLAH (מַחְלָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “disease.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad’s five daughters.

MACHLIY: (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning “sick.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.

MACHLOWN (מַחְלוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “sick.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.

MADAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Maday, meaning “middle” or “middle land.” In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.

MADAY (מָדַי): Hebrew name meaning “middle” or “middle land.” In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.

MAHALAH: Variant spelling of English unisex Mahlah, meaning “disease.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad’s five daughters.

MAHALI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning “sick.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahli.

MAHLAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Machlah, meaning “disease.” In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad’s five daughters.

MAHLI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning “sick.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahali.

MAHLON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Machlown, meaning “sick.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.

MALACH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Malak, meaning “angel, messenger.” In the bible, malak is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual.

MALACHI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning “my messenger.” In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.

MALAK (מַלְאָךְ): Hebrew unisex name meaning “angel, messenger.” In the bible, this is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual. Compare with another form of Malak.

MALAKIY (מַלְאָכִי): Hebrew name meaning “my messenger.” In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.

MANASSEH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning “causing to forget” or “one who forgets.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.

MANASSES (Μανασσῆς): Greek form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning “causing to forget” or “one who forgets.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.

MARCUS: Latin name derived from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars, meaning “defense” or “of the sea.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.

MARDOCHAIOS (Μαρδοχαῖος): Greek form of Akkadian Marduk (“solar calf”), probably meaning “death and emptiness.” In mythology, Marduk is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.

MARDUK: Akkadian name meaning “solar calf.” In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.

MARK: English form of French Marc, from Latin Marcus, meaning “defense” or “of the sea.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel. Compare with another form of Mark.

MARKOS (Μάρκος): Greek form of Latin Marcus, meaning “defense” or “of the sea.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.

MASSA (מַשָׂא): Hebrew name meaning “burden.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.

MATAN (מַתָּן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattan, meaning “a gift.” In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.

MATHTHAIOS (Μαθθαῖος): Contracted form of Greek Mattathias, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Alphaeus, one of the twelve disciples.

MATHTHIAS (Ματθίας): Contracted form of Greek Mattathias, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.

MATTAN (מַתָּן): Hebrew name meaning “a gift.” In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.

MATTANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters; this was Zedekiah’s name before the captivity; he changed it after becoming Judah’s last king.

MATTANYAH (מַתַּנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters; this was Zedekiah’s name before the captivity; he changed it after becoming Judah’s last king.

MATTATHIAH: Anglicized form of Greek Mattathias, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Christ’s ancestors.

MATTATHIAS (Ματταθίας): Greek form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Christ’s ancestors.

MATTHAIOS (Ματθαίος): Contracted form of Greek Maththaios, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Alphaeus, one of the twelve disciples.

MATTHAN (Ματθάν): Greek form of Hebrew Mattan, meaning “a gift.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.

MATTHEW: English form of French Mathieu, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles and author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.

MATTHIAS: Anglicized form of Greek Maththias, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.

MATTITHIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.

MATTITHYAH (מַתִּתְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “gift of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.

MEDAD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Meydad, meaning “love.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses.

MELCHIOR: Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi (“wise men from the east”) who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Melchior is one of them. It is composed of the Hebrew elements melech “king” and or “light,” hence “king of light.” The other two names are Balthasar and Casper.

MELECH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Melek, meaning “king.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah.

MELEK (מֶלֶךְ): Hebrew name meaning “king.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.

MENACHEM (מְנַחֵם): Hebrew name meaning “comforter.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.

MENAHEM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Menachem, meaning “comforter.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.

MENASHE: Variant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning “causing to forget” or “one who forgets.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.

MENASHSHEH (מְנַשֶּׁה): Hebrew name meaning “causing to forget” or “one who forgets.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, inculding the eldest son of Joseph.

MEONOTHAI (מְעוֹנׄתַי): Hebrew name meaning “habitations of Jehovah” or “my habitations.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ophrah.

MERARI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Merariy, meaning “bitter, unhappy.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.

MERARIY (מְרָרִי): Hebrew name meaning “bitter, unhappy.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.

MERED (מֶרֶד): Hebrew name meaning “rebellion.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra.

MERODACH (מְרׄדָךְ): Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk (“solar calf”), meaning “thy rebellion.” In biblical times, this was the name of a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims. Mordechai is a related name.

MESECH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning “to draw.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.

MESHECH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning “to draw.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.

MESHEK (מֶשֶׁךְ): Hebrew name meaning “to draw.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.

MESHULAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam, meaning “friend.” In the bible, this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.

MESHULLAM (מְשֻׁלָּם): Hebrew name meaning “friend.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Zerubbabel.

METHUSAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshael, meaning “man of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.

METHUSELAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning “man of the dart.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.

METHUWSHAEL (מְתוּשָׁאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “man of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.

METHUWSHELACH (מְתוּשֶׁלַח): Hebrew name meaning “man of the dart.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.

METUSHELACH (מְתוּשֶלַח): Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning “man of the dart.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.

MEYDAD (מֵידָד): Hebrew name meaning “love.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.

MICAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning “who is like God?” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.

MICAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning “who is like God?” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.

MICHAĒL (Μιχαήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Miyka’el, meaning “who is like God?” or literally “El’s likeness.” In the bible, this is the prince of archangels who was closest to God and was the guardian angel of Israel.

MICHAEL: Anglicized form of Greek Michaēl (Hebrew Miyka’el), meaning “who is like God?” or literally “El’s likeness.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the prince of Angels, the first archangel who was closest to God and became the guardian angel of Israel. In the New Testament, he leads the angelic host against the Apocalyptic Dragon. The Dead Sea Scrolls contain a story entitled “The War of the Sons of Light and the Sons of Darkness,” in which Michael is described as the “viceroy of heaven,” a title said to once belong to Satan. His name was the war-cry of the angels when he led them in battle against their chief antagonist, Samael.

MICHAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miykah, meaning “who is like God?” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.

MICHAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning “who is like God?” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.

MIDIAN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Midyan, meaning “strife, war.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.

MIDYAN (מִדְיָן): Hebrew name meaning “strife, war.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.

MIYKA’EL (מִיכָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “who is like God?” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the prince of Angels, the first archangel who was closest to God.

MIYKA (מִיכָא): Hebrew name meaning “who is like God?” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.

MIYKAH (מִיכָה): Hebrew name meaning “who is like God?” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet. The Anglicized form is Michah.

MNASON (Μνάσων): Greek name, possibly meaning “remembering.” In the bible, this is the name of a Christian from Cyprus whom Paul stayed with in Jerusalem.

MOAB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mowab, meaning “water,” i.e. “seed,” hence “of his father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot.

MORDECAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning “devotee of Marduk (Mars)” or “little man.” In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.

MORDEKAY (מָרְדְּכַי): Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning “devotee of Marduk (Mars)” or “little man.” In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.

MORTIMER: English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman baronial name Mortemer, composed of the Old French elements morte “dead” and mer “sea,” hence “dead sea,” which may have referred to either the biblical Dead Sea or a stagnant marsh. Compare with another form of Mortimer.

MOSES: Anglicized form of Hebrew Moshe and Greek Mouses, meaning “drawn out.” In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.

MOSHE (מׄשֶׁה): Hebrew name meaning “drawn out.” In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.

MOUSES: Variant spelling of Greek Moyses, meaning “drawn out.” In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.

MOWAB (מוֹאָב): Hebrew name meaning “water,” i.e. “seed,” hence “of his father.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot.

MOYSES (Μωσῆς): Greek form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning “drawn out.” In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with N

Nadab (Hebrew) – – Exodus 6:23 – free and voluntary gift; prince.

Nahum (Hebrew) – Nahum 1:1 – comforter; penitent.

Naphtali (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:8 – that struggles or fights.

Nathan (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 5:14 – given; giving; rewarded.

Nathanael (Hebrew) – John 1:45 – the gift of God.

Nehemiah (Hebrew) – Neh. 1:1 – consolation; repentance of the Lord.

Nekoda (Hebrew) – Ezra 2:48 – painted; inconstant.

Nicodemus (Greek) – John 3:1 – victory of the people.

Noah (Hebrew) – Gen. 5:29 – repose; consolation.

NABADIAS (Ναβαδίας): Greek form of Hebrew Nedabyah, meaning “whom Jehovah impels.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the father of Ananias.

NABUCHODONOSOR (Ναβουχοδονόσορ): Greek form of Hebrew Nebuwkadnetstsar, meaning “Nebo, defend my crown” or “Nebo, defend my firstborn son.” In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.

NACHOR (Ναχώρ): Greek form of Hebrew Nachowr, meaning “snoring” or “snorting.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Terah and brother of Abraham.

NACHOWR (נָחוֹר): Hebrew name meaning “snoring” or “snorting.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Terah and brother of Abraham.

NACHUM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nachuwm, meaning “comfort.” In the bible, this is the name of a minor prophet who foretold the fall of Nineveh.

NACHUWM (נַחוּם): Hebrew name meaning “comfort.” In the bible, this is the name of a minor prophet who foretold the fall of Nineveh.

NADAB: Variant spelling of Hebrew Nadav, meaning “generous.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Abihu) by God for offering incense contrary to the law.

NADAV (נָדָב): Hebrew name meaning “generous.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Abihu) by God for offering incense contrary to the law.

NAHOR: Anglicized form of Greek Nachor ( Hebrew Nachowr), meaning “snoring” or “snorting.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Terah and brother of Abraham. Compare with another form of Nahor.

NAHUM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nachuwm, meaning “comfort.” In the bible, this is the name of a minor prophet who foretold the fall of Nineveh.

NAPHTALI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Naphtaliy, meaning “my strife” or “wrestling.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Jacob and Bilhah.

NAPHTALIY (נַפְתָּלִי): Hebrew name meaning “my strife” or “wrestling.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Jacob and Bilhah.

NATHAM (Ναθάμ): Greek form of Hebrew Nathan, meaning “a giver” or “given of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of David.

NATHAN (Hebrew: נָתָן):

Anglicized form of Greek Natham, meaning “a giver” or “given of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of David.

Hebrew name meaning “a giver” or “whom God gave.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David.

NATHANAEL (Ναθαναήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Nethanel, meaning “given of God” or “whom God gave.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an apostle, probably the same person as Bartholomew.

NATHANIEL: English form of Greek Nathanael, meaning “given of God” or “whom God gave.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an apostle, probably the same person as Bartholomew.

NAZORAIOS (Ναζωραῖος): Greek name derived from the word nazara (“the guarded one”), meaning “one separated.” In the bible, this is a title given to Jesus and a name given to Christians by the Jews. It is also the name used for an inhabitant “of Nazareth.”

NEBO (נְבוֹ): Variant spelling of Hebrew Nebow, meaning “Mercury” and “prophet.” In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in Moab, a city in Judah, and the name of the mountain where Moses died.

NEBOW (נְבוֹ): Hebrew form of Babylonian Nabu, meaning “Mercury” and “prophet.” In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for a Babylonian deity who presided over learning and letters. It is also the name of a city in Moab, a city in Judah, and the name of the mountain where Moses died.

NEBUCHADNEZZAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nebuwkadnetstsar, meaning “Nebo, defend my crown” or “Nebo, defend my firstborn son.” In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.

NEBUCHADREZZAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nebuwkadnetstsar, meaning “Nebo, defend my crown” or “Nebo, defend my firstborn son.” In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.

NEBUWKADNETSTSAR (נְבוּכַדְנֶאצַּר): Hebrew name of foreign origin, meaning “Nebo, defend my crown” or “Nebo, defend my firstborn son.” In the bible, this is the name of a ruler of Babylon who conquered Judah and Jerusalem and destroyed temples.

NECHEMYAH (נְחֶמְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah comforts” or “whom Jehovah comforts.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a governor of Judah under the Persian king Artachshatra.

NEDABIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nedabyah, meaning “whom Jehovah impels.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the sons of king Jehoiachin of Judah.

NEDABYAH (נְדַבְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah impels.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the sons of king Jehoiachin of Judah.

NEDEBAEUS: Latin form of Greek Nabadias (Hebrew Nedabyah), meaning “whom Jehovah impels.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the father of Ananias.

NEHEMIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nechemyah, meaning “Jehovah comforts” or “whom Jehovah comforts.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a governor of Judah under the Persian king Artachshatra.

NEKODA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Neqowda, meaning “distinguished.” In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.

NEQOWDA (נְקוֹרָא): Hebrew name meaning “distinguished.” In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian exiles.

NERIAH: Variant spelling of Hebrew Neriya, meaning “light of the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.

NERIYA (נֵרִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “light of the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Baruch.

NETHANEEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nethanel, meaning “given of God” or “whom God gave.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jesse.

NETHANEL (נְתַנְאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “given of God” or “whom God gave.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jesse.

NETHANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nethanyah, meaning “given of Jehovah” or “whom Jehovah gave.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of the murderer of Gedaliah.

NETHANYAH (נְתַנָה): Hebrew name meaning “given of Jehovah” or “whom Jehovah gave.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of the murderer of Gedaliah.

NICODEMUS: Latin form of Greek Nikodemos, meaning “victory of the people.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a member of the Sanhedrin who took the part of Jesus.

NICOLAUS: Latin form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning “victor of the people.” In the bible, this is the name of a proselyte of Antioch and one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem.

NIKODEMOS (Νικόδημος): Greek name composed of the elements nike “conquest, victory” and demos “the people,” hence “victory of the people.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a member of the Sanhedrin who took the part of Jesus.

NIKOLAOS (Νικόλαος): Greek name composed of the elements nike “conquest, victory” and laos “the people,” hence “victor of the people.” In the bible, this is the name of a proselyte of Antioch and one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem.

NIMROD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nimrowd, meaning “rebel.” In the bible, this is the name of a great-grandson of Noah who was a renowned hunter.

NIMROWD (נִמְרוֹד): Hebrew name meaning “rebel.” In the bible, this is the name of a great-grandson of Noah who was a renowned hunter.

NOACH (נׄחַ): Hebrew name meaning “rest.” In the bible, this is the name of the last antediluvian patriarch, the main character of the flood story.

NOAH: Anglicized form of Greek Noe (Hebrew Noach), meaning “rest.” In the bible, this is the name of the last antediluvian patriarch, the main character of the flood story. Compare with feminine Noah.

NOE (Νῶε): Greek form of Hebrew Noach, meaning “rest.” In the bible, this is the name of the last antediluvian patriarch, the main character of the flood story.

NOGAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nogahh, meaning “shining splendor,” as of the fire or the sun. In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.

NOGAHH (נׄגַה): Hebrew name meaning “shining splendor,” as of the fire or the sun. In the bible, this is the name of a son of King David.

NUN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nuwn, meaning “fish.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joshua.

NUWN (נוּן): Hebrew name meaning “fish.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joshua.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with O

Obadiah (Hebrew)- 1 Kings 18:3 – servant of the Lord.

Omar (Arabic, Hebrew) – Gen. 36:11 – he that speaks; bitter.

Onesimus (Latin) – Col. 4:9 – profitable; useful.

Othniel (Hebrew) – Joshua 15:17 – lion of God; the hour of God.

OBADIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Obadyah, meaning “servant of God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.

OBADYAH (עוֹבַדְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “servant of God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.

OBED: Anglicized form of Hebrew Owbed, meaning “serving, worshiping.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ruth.

OBED-EDOM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Obed Edown, meaning “servant of Edom” or “he who serves the Edomites.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite and a Gittite.

OBED EDOWN (עׄבֵדאֱדׄם): Hebrew name meaning “servant of Edom” or “he who serves the Edomites.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite and a Gittite.

ODED: Anglicized form of Hebrew Owbed, meaning “restorer.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Azariah, and the name of a prophet who lived in the time of King Ahaz.

OMAR (Arabic: عمر):

Anglicized form of Hebrew Owmar, meaning “eloquent, talkative” or “speaker.” In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Esau.

Variant spelling of Arabic Umar, meaning “alive, living.”

OMER (עׄמֶר): Hebrew name derived from the word omer, meaning “sheaf.” In the bible, this is “a measure” of dry things, containing the tenth part of an Ephah.

OMRI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Omriy, meaning “pupil of Jehovah” or “servant of Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Israel.

OMRIY (עָמְרִי): Hebrew name meaning “pupil of Jehovah” or “servant of Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Israel.

ON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Own, meaning “vigor” or “wealth.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Korah group.

ONAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ownam, meaning “vigorous, strong.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jada.

ONESIMOS (Ονήσιμος): Greek name meaning “profitable, useful.” In the bible, this is the name of an escaped slave.

ONESIMUS: Latin form of Greek Onesimos, meaning “profitable, useful.” In the bible, this is the name of an escaped slave.

ONESIPHOROS (Ονησίφορος): Greek name meaning “bringer of profit.” In the bible, this is the name of a Christian praised by Paul for his courage and kindness.

ONESIPHORUS: Latin form of Greek Onesiphoros, meaning “bringer of profit.” In the bible, this is the name of a Christian praised by Paul for his courage and kindness.

OPHIR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Owphiyr, meaning “gold” or “reducing to ashes.” In the bible, this is the name for gold and its characteristics, the name of a land or city, and the name of the eleventh son of Joktan.

OPHRAH (עָפְרָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “fawn.” In the bible, this is the name of two places, and the name of a son of Meonothai.

OREN (אׄרֶן): Hebrew name, denoting a lofty tree that gives off a tremulous sound when shaken by the wind; various translations include: “ash,” “cedar,” “elder,” “fir,” and “pine.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Judah.

OTHNIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Othniyel, meaning “lion of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Kenaz.

OTHNIYEL (עָתְנִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “lion of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Kenaz.

OURBANOS (Οὐρβανός): Greek name meaning “of the city.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

OURIAS (Ουρίας): Greek form of Hebrew Uwriyah, meaning “light of Jehovah” or “my light is Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the husband of Bathsheba.

OWBED (עוֹבֵד): Hebrew name meaning “serving, worshiping.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Ruth.

OWDED (עׄדֵד): Hebrew name meaning “restorer.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Azariah, and the name of a prophet who lived in the time of King Ahaz.

OWMAR (אוֹמָר): Hebrew name meaning “eloquent, talkative” or “speaker.” In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Esau.

OWN (אוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “vigor” or “wealth.” In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the Korah group.

OWNAM (אוֹנָם): Hebrew name meaning “vigorous, strong.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Jada.

OWPHIYR (ריפִוֹא, רפִוֹא, ריפִאׄ): Hebrew name meaning “gold” or “reducing to ashes.” In the bible, this is the name for gold and its characteristics, the name of a land or city, and the name of the eleventh son of Joktan.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with P

Paul (Latin) – Acts 13:9 – small; little.

Peter (Greek) – Matt. 4:18 – a rock or stone.

Philemon (Greek) – Phil. 1:2 – loving; who kisses.

Philip (Greek) – Matt. 10:3 – warlike; a lover of horses.

Phineas (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:25 – bold aspect; face of trust or protection.

Phinehas (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:25 – bold aspect; face of trust or protection.

PACHATH-MOWAB (פֵּחַת-מוֹאָב): Hebrew name meaning “governor of Moab” and “pit of Moab.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub.

PAHATH-MOAB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Pachath-mowab, meaning “governor of Moab” and “pit of Moab.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of a family of Babylonian exiles, and the name of the father of Hashub.

PALLU: Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning “distinguished.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.

PALLUW (פַּלוּא): Hebrew name meaning “distinguished.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.

PAROH (פַּרְעׄה): Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning “great house.” In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.

PARTHALÁN: Irish Gaelic legend name, thought by some to have been derived from Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning “son of Talmai.” As the legend goes, this name belonged to an early invader of Ireland who was the first to arrive on those shores after the biblical flood.

PAUL: English and French form of Latin Paulus, meaning “small.” In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.

PAULOS (Παύλος): Greek form of Latin Paulus, meaning “small.” In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.

PAULUS: Roman Latin family name derived from a byname meaning “small.” In the bible, this is the name of the author of the 14 epistles of the New Testament.

PEKAHIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Peqachyah, meaning “Jehovah sees” or “whose eyes Jehovah opened.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Samaria, the son of king Menahem.

PEQACHYAH (פְּקַחְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah sees” or “whose eyes Jehovah opened.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Samaria, the son of king Menahem.

PETER: English form of Latin Petrus, meaning “rock, stone.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Christ’s apostles. The name was given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes. Compare with another form of Peter.

PETROS: Greek translation of the Aramaic byname Cephas, meaning “rock, stone.” In the bible, this is the name of one of Christ’s apostles. The name was given by Jesus to Simon son of Jona, to distinguish him from Simon Zelotes.

PHALLU: Anglicized form of Hebrew Palluw, meaning “distinguished.” In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Reuben.

PHARAO (Φαραώ): Greek form of Hebrew Paroh (“great house”), meaning “his nakedness.” In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.

PHARAOH: Anglicized form of Greek Pharao (“his nakedness”) and Hebrew Paroh (“great house”). In the bible, this is a title for the king of Egypt.

PHELIX (Φῆλιξ): Greek form of Latin Felix, meaning “happy” or “lucky.” In the bible, this is the name of a Roman procurator of Judea.

PHESTOS (Φῆστος): Greek form of Latin Festus, meaning “festival.” In the bible, this is the name of the successor of Felix, the procurator of Judea who refused to bow to the pressure of the Jews who wanted him to condemn St. Paul to death for preaching.

PHILEMON (Φιλήμων): Greek name meaning “affectionate.” In the bible, this is the name of an apostle to whom Paul sent a letter from prison. In mythology, this is the name of the husband of Baucis. They were the only couple in Tyana who were hospitable to the disguised gods Zeus and Hermes.

PHILETOS (Φίλητος): Greek name meaning “beloved.” In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.

PHILETUS: Latin form of Greek Philetos, meaning “beloved.” In the bible, this is the name of a heretic.

PHILIP: Anglicized form of Greek Philippos (Latin Philippus), meaning “lover of horses.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the 12 apostles of Jesus, and several other characters. Compare with another form of Philip.

PHILIPPOS (Φίλιππος): Greek name composed of the elements phil “love” and hippos “horse,” hence “lover of horses.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the 12 apostles of Jesus, and several other characters.

PHILIPPUS: Latin form of Greek Philippos, meaning “lover of horses.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the 12 apostles of Jesus, and several other characters.

PHINEHAS: Anglicized form of Hebrew Piynechac, a form of Egyptian Panhsj (“the Nubian”), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning “mouth of brass.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Eleazar.

PHORTOUNATOS (Φορτουνάτος): Greek form of Latin Fortunatus, meaning “fortunate; happy; well freighted.” In the bible, this is the name of a man who, along with Achaicus and Stephanas, carried a letter from the Corinthians to Paul and back again.

PILATE: Latin form of Greek Pilatos, possibly meaning “armed with a javelin or pilum,” or perhaps contracted from pileatus, meaning “wearing the felt cap.” Either way, like Torquatus, the name describes the badge of a slave. In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the fifth (or sixth) Procurator of the Roman emperor in Judea and Samaria. Although he saw that Jesus was innocent, he feared that the Jews would bring an accusation against him before Cæsar for the wrongs he had done them, so he delivered him up to be crucified.

PILATOS (Πιλάτος): Greek name, possibly meaning “armed with a javelin or pilum,” or perhaps contracted from pileatus, meaning “wearing the felt cap.” Either way, like Torquatus, the name describes the badge of a slave. In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the fifth (or sixth) Procurator of the Roman emperor in Judea and Samaria. Although he saw that Jesus was innocent, he feared that the Jews would bring an accusation against him before Cæsar for the wrongs he had done them, so he delivered him up to be crucified.

PIYNECHAC (פִּינְחָס): Hebrew form of Egyptian Panhsj (“the Nubian”), but translated from Hebrew pinechac, meaning “mouth of brass.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Eleazar.

PONTIOS (Πόντιος): Greek form of Latin Pontius, meaning “of the sea; seaman.” In the bible, this was the first name of the Prefect of the Roman province of Judea, Pontius Pilate.

PONTIUS: Latin name meaning “of the sea; seaman.” In the bible, this was the first name of the Prefect of the Roman province of Judea, Pontius Pilate.

PROCHOROS (Πρόχορος): Greek name meaning “leader of the dance.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons chosen by the church at Jerusalem.

PROCHORUS: Latin form of Greek Prochoros, meaning “leader of the dance.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons chosen by the church at Jerusalem.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with Q

QAYIN (קַיִן): Hebrew name meaning “acquired, possessed.” In the bible, this is the name of Adam and Eve’s first son who killed his brother Abel. The Anglicized form is Cain.

QEHATH (קְהָת): Hebrew name meaning “assembly.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Levi and a grandson of Jacob.

QENAZ (קְנַז): Hebrew name meaning “hunter.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Eliphaz and a brother of Caleb.

QEYNAN (קֵינָן): Hebrew name meaning “possession.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enosh.

QORACH (קׄרַח): Hebrew name meaning “bald” or “ice.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with R

Reuben (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:32 – who sees the son; the vision of the son.

Rufus (Latin) – Mark 15:21 – red.

RAGUEL: Latin form of Hebrew Rəuwel, meaning “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefully together with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir of Principalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He is the angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified with the angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angel who opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon, an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similar figure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumerian texts as Rig.

RAM (רָם): Hebrew name meaning “high.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron.

RAMA: Anglicized form of Greek Rhama (Hebrew Ramah), meaning “a lofty place.” In the bible, this is the name of many places, including a place of battle between Israel and Syria, and the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin. Compare with another form of Rama.

RAMAH (רַעְמָה): Hebrew name meaning “a lofty place.” In the bible, this is the name of many places, including a place of battle between Israel and Syria.

RAPHA (רָפָא): Hebrew name meaning “feeble, flaccid, weak,” i.e. “a shade” living in Hades, void of blood and animal life; therefore weak and languid like a sick person, but still able to think. In the bible, this is the name of a son of Benjamin and a descendent of Saul.

RAPHAEL (Ῥαφαὴλ): Greek form of Hebrew Rephael, meaning “healed of God” or “whom God has healed.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed-edom. In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel. In use by the English.

REBA (רֶבַע): Hebrew name meaning “a fourth part.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the five kings of Midian. Compare with feminine Reba.

RECHABAM (רְחַבְעָם): Hebrew name meaning “who enlarges the people.” In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Solomon, who governed the kingdom of Judah.

REHOBOAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Rechabam, meaning “who enlarges the people.” In the bible, this is the name of the son and successor of Solomon, who governed the kingdom of Judah.

REPHAEL (רְפָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “healed of God” or “whom God has healed.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shemaiah and grandson of Obed-edom. In the books of Enoch and Tobit, this is the name of an archangel.

REUBEN: Anglicized form of Greek Rhouben (Hebrew Reuwben), meaning “behold, a son!” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.

REUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Rəuwel, meaning “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefully together with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir of Principalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He is the angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified with the angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angel who opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon, an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similar figure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumerian texts as Rig.

REUWBEN (רְאוּבֵן): Hebrew name meaning “behold, a son!” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.

RƏUWEL (רְעוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Esau. In the Book of Enoch, this name is included as one of the seven archangels. He is known as the archangel of fairness, harmony, and justice; he oversees the other angels to make sure that they are all working peacefully together with mankind. All angels and archangels who transgress must face this angel who passes judgment and issues punishment. He belongs to the choir of Principalities and is mainly focused on keeping heaven pure of corruption. He is the angel who carried Enoch to heaven and back to earth. He is identified with the angel of the 5th Seal in Revelation 6:9-11, and is believed to be the angel who opens the bottomless pit. He is also sometimes identified with Abaddon, an angel believed by some to be the devil. There are references to a similar figure in Babylonian texts which refer to him as Rag or Ragumu, and in Sumerian texts as Rig.

RHAMA (Ῥαμά): Greek form of Hebrew Ramah, meaning “a lofty place.” In the bible, this is the name of a town of the tribe of Benjamin.

RHOUBEN (Ῥουβήν): Greek form of Hebrew Reuwben, meaning “behold, a son!” In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Jacob and Leah.

RIMMON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Rimmown, meaning “pomegranate.” In the bible, this is the name of several places, the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth. It is also the byname of Hadad, a god of thunder, wind and storm worshiped by the Syrians.

RIMMOWN (רִמּוֹן): Hebrew name of uncertain origin, meaning “pomegranate.” In the bible, this is the name of several places, the name of a Benjamite of Beeroth. It is also the byname of Hadad, a god of thunder, wind and storm worshiped by the Syrians.

RINNAH (רִנָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “shouting for joy.” In the bible, this is the name of descendant of Judah. Although this is a masculine name in the bible, it is otherwise used primarily as a feminine name.

ROTEM (רוֹתֶם): Hebrew unisex name derived from the word rethem, found in the bible, meaning “juniper” or “broom plant,” a shrub growing in the deserts of Arabia with yellowish flowers, and a bitter root which the poor were accustomed to eat.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with S

Samson (Hebrew) – Judges 13:24 – his sun; his service; there the second time.

Samuel (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 1:20 – heard of God; asked of God.

Saul (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 9:2 – demanded; lent; ditch; death.

Seth (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:25 – put; who puts; fixed.

Shadrach (Babylonian) – Dan. 1:7 – tender, nipple.

Shem (Hebrew) – Gen. 5:32 – name; renown.

Silas (Latin) – Acts 15:22 – three, or the third; woody.

Simeon (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:33 – that hears or obeys; that is heard.

Simon (Hebrew) – Matt. 4:18 – that hears; that obeys.

Solomon (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 5:14 – peaceable; perfect; one who recompenses.

Stephen (Greek) – Acts 6:5 – crown; crowned.

SABAOTH (Σαβαώθ): Greek form of Hebrew tsaba, meaning “Lord of the armies.” In the bible, this is the name for the armies of the Lord of Israel, those who are under the leadership and protection of Jehovah and maintain his cause in war.

SALAH (صلاح): Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelach, meaning “a missile, weapon.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Arphaxad. Compare with another form of Salah.

SALATHIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shealtiyel, meaning “borrowed from God.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Zerubbabel.

SALMA (שַׂלְמָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “garment.” In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of the father of Boaz. Compare with strictly masculine Saba.

SALMON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsalmown, meaning “shady.” In the bible, this is the name of one of king David’s warriors.

SAMAEL (סמאל): In Jewish mythology, this is the name of an archangel, a fallen angel, the Angel of Death or Poison, the accuser, seducer, and destroyer famously known as The Grim Reaper. He is said to be both good and evil, having been one of the heavenly host. He rules over seven habitations called Sheba Ha-yechaloth, infernal realms of the Earth. The Talmud states: “the evil Spirit, Satan, and Sama’el the Angel of Death, are the same”; and Samael is also therein equated with the biblical serpent who tempted Eve in the Garden of Eden. He is called the Prince of Darkness and chief of the Dragons of Evil and is held responsible for the scorching wind of the desert called the simoom. It is probably the Hebrew form of Syrian Shemal (“left”), but composed of ‘el “god” and suwm “to create” or “to place, to set,” hence “whom God makes.” It is also sometimes rendered “venom of God.” Also spelled Samil and Sammael.

SAMOUEL (Σαμουήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Shemuwel, meaning “heard of God,” “his name is El,” or “name of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Elkanah by Hannah.

SAMPSON (Σαμψών): Greek form of Hebrew Shimshown, meaning “like the sun.” In the bible, this is the name of a powerful hero who was betrayed by his mistress Delila.

SAMSON: Anglicized form of Greek Sampson (Hebrew Shimshown), meaning “like the sun.” In the bible, this is the name of a powerful hero who was betrayed by his mistress Delila.

SAMUEL: Anglicized form of Greek Samouel (Hebrew Shemuwel), meaning “heard of God,” “his name is El,” or “name of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Elkanah by Hannah.

SANACHARIBOS (Σαναχάριβος): Greek form of Akkadian Sinahheeriba, meaning “Sin (the moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me.” In the bible, his Hebrew name is Cancheriyb, English Sennacherib.

SAOUL (Σαούλ): Greek form of Hebrew Shauwl, meaning “asked for, desired.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Kish, and the Jewish name of the apostle Paul.

SARAPH (שָׂרָף): Hebrew name meaning “burning one” or “quot;serpent.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Shelah. It is also the name of a species of venomous serpents mentioned in Numbers 21:6, and the name of an order of six-winged angels mentioned by Isaiah who attend upon God.

SATAN (Σατάν): Greek form of Hebrew satan, meaning “adversary.” In the bible, this is the name of the inveterate enemy of God. In the New Testament, Hebrew satan is translated once into Greek Diabolos, and once using the word epiboulos, meaning “plotter.” This is also the Late Latin and Old English form of Hebrew satan.

SATANAS (Σατανᾶς): Greek name of Aramaic origin, corresponding to Greek Satan, from Hebrew satan, meaning “adversary.” In the bible, this is the name of the inveterate enemy of God.

SAUL: Latin form of Greek Saoul/Saulos and Hebrew Shauwl, meaning “asked for, desired.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Kish, and the Jewish name of the apostle Paul.

SAULOS (Σαῦλος): Variant form of Greek Saoul, meaning “asked for, desired.” In the bible, this is the Jewish name of the apostle Paul.

SEIR: Anglicized form of Hebrew Seiyr, meaning “hairy, rough.” In the bible, this is the name of several place, and the name of a patriarch of the Horites.

SEIYR (שֵׂעִיר): Hebrew name meaning “hairy, rough.” In the bible, this is the name of several place, and the name of a patriarch of the Horites.

SELA (סֶלַע): Anglicized form of Hebrew Cela, meaning “a rock.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the capital city of Edom, possibly an early name for Petra. In use as a unisex name.

SELAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Cela, meaning “a rock.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the capital city of Edom, possibly an early name for Petra. In use as a unisex name.

SENNACHERIB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Cancheriyb, meaning “Sin (the moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Assyria, son of Sargon II.

SERAPHINUS: Late Latin form of Hebrew Saraph, meaning “burning one” or “serpent.” In the bible, this is the name of an order of six-winged angels mentioned in Isaiah 6:2.

SETH (Σήθ): Compare with other forms of Seth.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Sheth, meaning “buttocks.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Adam and Eve.

Greek form of Hebrew Sheth (“buttocks”), meaning “appointed.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Adam and Eve.

SHABBATH (שַׁבָּת): Hebrew name meaning “rest, Sabbath.” In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the seventh day of the week, a day of rest.

SHADRACH (שַׁדְרַךְ): Hebrew name meaning “little friend of the king” or “rejoicing in the way.” In the bible, this is a name given to Hananiah in the court of Babylon.”

SHALLUM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shalluwm, meaning “retribution.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the husband of Huldah the prophetess.

SHALLUWM (שַׁלּוּם): Hebrew name meaning “retribution.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the husband of Huldah the prophetess.

SHAMER: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shamuwr, meaning “a message, tidings” or “that which is heard.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite.

SHAMGAR (שַׁמְגַּר): Hebrew name, possibly meaning “sword.” In the bible, this is the name of a judge of Israel an son of Anath.

SHAMIR:

Anglicized form of Hebrew Shamuwr, meaning “a message, tidings” or “that which is heard.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite.

Anglicized form of Hebrew Shamiyr, meaning “a sharp point,” hence “thorn.” In the bible, this is the name of two towns.

SHAMIYR (שָׁמִיר): Hebrew name meaning “a sharp point,” hence “thorn.” In the bible, this is the name of two towns.

SHAMUWR (שְׁמוּעָה): Hebrew name meaning “a message, tidings” or “that which is heard.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite.

SHAPHAT (שָׁפָט): Hebrew name meaning “to erect” or “to judge.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of the prophet Elisha, and several other characters.

SHARAR (שָׁרָר): Hebrew name meaning “enemy” or “to be firm, hard.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ahiam.

SHAUL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shauwl, meaning “asked for, desired.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the first king of Israel.

SHAUWL (שָׁאוּל): Hebrew name meaning “asked for, desired.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the first king of Israel.

SHEALTIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shealtiyel, meaning “borrowed from God.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Zerubbabel.

SHEALTIYEL (שְׁאַלְתִּיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “borrowed from God.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Zerubbabel.

SHEFATYA (שְׁץַטְיָה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Shephatyah, meaning “whom Jehovah defends.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David.

SHEBA (1-שְׁבָא, 2-שֶׁבַע): Compare with feminine Sheba.

Hebrew name meaning “oath” or “seven.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Joktan.

Hebrew name meaning “seven.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite, a Gadite, and a town.

SHELACH (שֵלַח): Hebrew name meaning “a missile, weapon.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Arphaxad.

SHELAH (1-שֵלָה, 2-ppp):

Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelach, meaning “a missile, weapon.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Arphaxad.

Hebrew name meaning “a petition, prayer.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Judah.

SHELOMI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelomiy, meaning “my peace” or “peaceful.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of a leader of the tribe of Asher.

SHELOMIY (שְׁלוֹמִי): Hebrew name meaning “my peace” or “peaceful.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of a leader of the tribe of Asher.

SHELOMOH (שְׁלמׄה): Hebrew name meaning “peaceable.” In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of David who became the third king of Israel.

SHELUMIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelumiyel, meaning “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of Simeon.

SHELUMIYEL (שְׁלוּמִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of Simeon.

SHEM (שֵׁם): Hebrew name meaning “conspicuous position, name, renown, sigma.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Noah.

SHEMAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shemayah, meaning “whom Jehovah has answered” or “whom Jehovah has heard.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a prophet who lived in the time of Rehoboam.

SHEMAYAH (שְׁמַעְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah has answered” or “whom Jehovah has heard.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a prophet who lived in the time of Rehoboam.

SHEMER (שֶׁמֶר): Hebrew name meaning “dregs (of wine).” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the owner of the hill where Samaria was built.

SHEMUEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shemuwel, meaning “heard of God,” “his name is El,” or “name of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Elkanah by Hannah.

SHEMUWEL (שְׁמוּאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “heard of God,” “his name is El,” or “name of God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Elkanah by Hannah.

SHEPHATIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shephatyah, meaning “whom Jehovah defends.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David.

SHEPHATYAH (שְׁץַטְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah defends.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of David.

SHETH (שֵׁת): Hebrew name meaning “buttocks.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Adam and Eve.

SHILOH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shiyloh, of uncertain etymology, possibly meaning “he who is to be sent,” “he whose it is,” “peaceable one” “place of rest” or “rest, tranquility.” In the bible, this is a place name and also possibly a reference to the Messiah.

SHIMEA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shimiy, meaning “famous, renowned.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah.

SHIMEI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shimiy, meaning “famous, renowned.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah.

SHIMHI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shimiy, meaning “famous, renowned.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah.

SHIMI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shimiy, meaning “famous, renowned.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah.

SHIMIY (שִׁמְעִי): Hebrew name meaning “famous, renowned.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a Reubenite, son of Gog and father of Micah.

SHIMOWN (שִׁמְעוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “hearkening.” In the bible, this is the name of a tribe of Israel as well as the name of the second son of Jacob and Leah.

SHIMSHOWN (שִׁמְשׁוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “like the sun.” In the bible, this is the name of a powerful hero who was betrayed by his mistress Delila.

SHIYLOH (שִׁילה): Contracted form of Hebrew shai lo, of uncertain etymology, possibly meaning “he who is to be sent,” “he whose it is,” “peaceable one” “place of rest” or “rest, tranquility.” In the bible, this is a place name and also possibly a reference to the Messiah.

SHLUMIEL (שְׁלוּמִיאֵל): Contracted form of Hebrew Shelumiyel, meaning “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of a prince of the tribe of Simeon.

SILAS (Σίλας): Contracted form of Greek Silouanos, meaning “from the forest.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul.

SILOUANOS (Σιλουανός): Greek name meaning “from the forest.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul.

SILVANUS: Latin form of Greek Silouanos, meaning “from the forest.” In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of forests. In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Saint Paul.

SIMEON: Anglicized form of Greek Symeon, meaning “hearkening.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the second son of Jacob and Leah.

SIMON: English and French form of Greek Simōn, meaning “hearkening.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of many characters, including a sorcerer and a brother of Jesus. It is often confused with Simon (2).

SIMŌN (Σίμων): Greek form of Hebrew Shimown, meaning “hearkening.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a sorcerer and a brother of Jesus.

SINAHHEERIBA: Akkadian name meaning “Sin (moon god) has taken the place of brothers to me.” In the bible, he is known by the name Sennacherib (Hebrew Cancheriyb).

SISERA: Latin form of Hebrew Ciycera, meaning “field of battle.” In the bible, this is the name of a Canaanite general and enemy of the Israelites.

SODI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Cowdiy, meaning “an acquaintance of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Gaddiel.

SOLOMŌN (Σολομών): Greek form of Hebrew Shelomoh, meaning “peaceable.” In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of David who became the third king of Israel.

SOLOMON: Anglicized form of Greek Solomōn, meaning “peaceable.” In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of David who became the third king of Israel.

STEPHANAS: Anglicized form of Greek Stephanos, meaning “crown.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem who was stoned to death by the Jews.

STEPHANOS (Στέφανος): Greek name derived from the word stephanos, meaning “crown.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem who was stoned to death by the Jews.

STEPHANUS: Latin form of Greek Stephanos, meaning “crown.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem who was stoned to death by the Jews.

STEPHEN: Anglicized form of Greek Stephanos (Latin Stephanus), meaning “crown.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem who was stoned to death by the Jews.

SYMEON: (Συμεών): Variant form of Greek Simōn, from Hebrew Shimon, meaning “hearkening.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the second son of Jacob and Leah.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with T

Thaddaeus (Aramaic) – Matt. 10:3 – that praises or confesses.

Theophilus (Greek) – Luke 1:3 – friend of God.

Thomas (Aramaic) – Matt. 10:3 – a twin.

Timothy (Greek) – Acts 16:1 – honor of God; valued of God.

Titus (Latin) – 2 Cor. 2:13 – pleasing.

Tobiah (Hebrew) – Ezra 2:60 – the Lord is good.

Tobias (Hebrew) – Ezra 2:60 – the Lord is good.

TAHATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Terach, meaning “delay” and “station.” In the bible, this is the name of a place in the wilderness where the Israelites stopped on their Exodus.

TALMAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Talmay, meaning “abounding in furrows.” In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of King David. Compare with another form of Talmai.

TALMAY (תּלִמַי): Hebrew name meaning “abounding in furrows.” In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of King David.

TELEM (טֶלֶם): Hebrew name meaning “injure, oppress.” In the bible, this is the name of a town in the tribe of Judah, and the name of a Levite gatekeeper who was among the returning exiles.

TEMAN (תֵּימָן): Anglicized form of Hebrew Teyman, meaning “on the right, south.” In the bible, this is the name of the city, country, and people of Idumea, and the name of a descendant of Esau.

TEMENI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Teymeniy, meaning “from Teman” or “southerner.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ashur.

TERACH (תֶּרַח): Hebrew name meaning “delay” and “station.” In the bible, this is the name of a place in the wilderness where the Israelites stopped on their Exodus. It is also the name of the father of Abraham.

TERAH: Anglicized unisex form of Hebrew Terach, meaning “delay” and “station.” In the bible, this is the name of a place in the wilderness where the Israelites stopped on their Exodus. It is also the name of the father of Abraham.

TEYMAN (תֵּימָן): Hebrew name meaning “on the right, south.” In the bible, this is the name of the city, country, and people of Idumea, and the name of a descendant of Esau.

TEYMENIY (תֵּימָנִי): Hebrew name meaning “from Teman” or “southerner.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ashur.

THADDAEUS: Latin form of Greek Thaddaios, possibly meaning “courageous, large-hearted.” In the bible, this is the surname of the apostle Jude who was also called Lebbaeus.

THADDAIOS (Θαδδαῖος): Greek name possibly derived from Aramaic Thaddai, meaning “courageous, large-hearted.” In the bible, this is the surname of the apostle Jude who was also called Lebbaios.

THEOPHILOS (Θεόφιλος): Greek name composed of the elements theos “god” and philos “friend,” hence “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the man to whom Luke addressed his gospel in the New Testament.

THEOPHILUS: Latin form of Greek Theophilos, meaning “friend of God.” In the bible, this is the name of the man to whom Luke addressed his gospel in the New Testament.

THŌMAS (Θωμᾶς): Greek form of Aramaic Tau’ma, meaning “twin.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles. He is referred to as “Thomas, called Didymus,” his surname.

THOMAS: English form of Greek Thōmas, meaning “twin.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles. He is referred to as “Thomas, called Didymus,” his surname.

TIKVAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Tiqvah, meaning “hope.” In the bible, this is strictly a masculine name, the name of the father of Shallum.

TIMOTHEOS (Τιμόθεος): Greek name composed of the elements timao “to honor” and theos “god,” hence “to honor God.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. He was martyred at Ephesus.

TIMOTHY: English form of Greek Timotheos, meaning “to honor God.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. He was martyred at Ephesus.

TIQVAH (תִּקְוָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning “hope.” In the bible, this is strictly a masculine name, the name of the father of Shallum.

TIRAS: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tiyrac, meaning “desire.” In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Noah.

TITOS (Τίτος): A derivative of Greek Titan, meaning “fire; to burn” or “straining.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.

TITUS: Latin form of Greek Titos, meaning “fire; to burn” or “straining.” In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul.

TIYRAC (תִּירָס): Hebrew name meaning “desire.” In the bible, this is the name of a grandson of Noah. The Anglicized form is Tiras.

TOBIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Towbiyah, meaning “God is good.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled Toviya.

TOBIH (טוֹבִת): Hebrew name meaning “good” or “my God.” In the Apocrypha, this is the name of the hero of the Book of Tobit.

TOBIJAH: Latin form of Hebrew Towbiyah, meaning “God is good.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled Toviya.

TOBIT (Greek: Τωβίτ):

Aramaic form of Hebrew Tobih, meaning “good” or “my God.”

Greek form of Hebrew Tobih, meaning “good” or “my God.”

TOWBIYAH (טוֹבִיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God is good.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled Toviya.

TSADOWQ (צָדוֹק): Hebrew name meaning “just, righteous.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest of Israel.

TSALMOWN (צַלְמוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “shady.” In the bible, this is the name of one of king David’s warriors.

TSELOPHCHAD (צְלָפְחָד): Hebrew name meaning “first rupture; fracture,” taken to mean “first-born.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe Manasseh.

TSEPHANYAH (צִפַנְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “hidden by God” or “protected by God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the ninth of the minor prophets. Zephaniah is the English form.

TSIBOWN (צִבְעוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “versi-colored.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Anah and a son of Seir.

TSIDQIYAH (צָדְקִיָה): Hebrew name meaning “righteousness of the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the name which Mattaniah adopted after becoming (the last) king of Judah. The Anglicized form is Zedekiah.

TSIYOWN (צִיוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “sunny or parched place.” In the bible, this is another name for Jerusalem, the city of David, and its inhabitants who are also called the daughter of Tsiyown/Zion.

TSUWPH (צוּף): Hebrew name meaning “flow, overflow,” hence “honey as dropping.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Elkanah.

TUBAL (תּוּבַל): Anglicized form of Hebrew Tuwbal, meaning “thou shall be brought.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth, and may also have been an ancestor of the Basques (see Aitor).

TUBAL-CAIN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tuwbal Qayin, meaning “thou shall be brought of Cain.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech, said to be an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron.

TUVIYA (טוּבִיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God is good.” In the bible, this is the name of a Babylonian exile returnee. Also spelled Toviya.

TUWBAL (תּוּבַל): Hebrew name meaning “thou shall be brought.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.

TUWBAL QAYIN (תּוּבַל קַיִן): Hebrew name meaning “thou shall be brought of Cain.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech, said to be an instructor of every artificer in brass and iron.

TZALMON (צַלְמוֹן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsalmown, meaning “shady.” In the bible, this is the name of one of king David’s warriors.

TZUF (צוּף): Variant spelling of Hebrew Tsuwph, meaning “flow, overflow,” hence “honey as dropping.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Elkanah.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with U

Uriah (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 11:3 – the Lord is my light or fire.

Uzziah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 15:13 – the strength, or kid, of the Lord.

ULLA (עוּלָא): Hebrew unisex name meaning “yoke.” In the bible, this is the name of a male member of the tribe of Asher. Compare with strictly feminine forms of Ulla.

UNNI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Unniy, meaning “afflicted, depressed.” In the bible, this is the name of two Levites.

UNNIY (עֻנִּי): Hebrew name meaning “afflicted, depressed.” In the bible, this is the name of two Levites.

UR (אוּר): Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwr, meaning “flame or light of fire,” also possibly “revelation.” In the bible, this is the native place of Abraham, the city of the Chaldeans, and a center of moon worship. Compare with other forms of Ur.

URBANE: Latin form of Greek Ourbanos, meaning “of the city.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

URBANUS: Extended form of Latin Urbane, meaning “of the city.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a certain Christian.

URI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwriy, meaning “fiery” or “my flame, my light.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a prince of Judah.

URIAH: Anglicized form of Greek Ourias (Hebrew Uwriyah), meaning “flame of Jehovah” or “God is my light.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the husband of Bathsheba.

URIEL (אוּרִיאֵל): Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwriyel, meaning “flame of God” or “light of the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite, and the maternal grandfather of Abijah. It is also the name of one of the seven archangels whose names were removed from the Church’s list of recognized angels in 145 A.D. He was said to have been one of the angels stationed at God’s throne. He was considered the wisest of the archangels because his light was not merely of the physical kind, but rather the ultra-spiritual kind, making him highly intellectually illuminated. Some think Uriel was the angel who warned Noah of the coming flood, and helped the prophet Ezra interpret a prediction concerning the coming Messiah. He is also said to be the angel of divine magic, alchemy, writing, earthquakes, floods, and other kinds of cataclysms.

URIJAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwriyah, meaning “flame of Jehovah” or “God is my light.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including and a prophet slain by Jehoiakim.

UTHAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwthay, meaning “whom Jehovah helps.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ammihud and a son of Bigvai.

UWR (אוּר): Hebrew name meaning “flame or light of fire,” also possibly “revelation.” In the bible, this is the native place of Abraham, the city of the Chaldeans, and a center of moon worship. The Persian form of Uwr/Ur is Urim, also meaning “fire, flame.” According to the Book of Jubilees, the city of Uwr/Ur was named by Ur, son of Kesed.

UWRIY (אוּרִי): Hebrew name meaning “fiery” or “my flame, my light.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a prince of Judah.

UWRIYEL (אוּרִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “flame of God” or “light of the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite, and the maternal grandfather of Abijah.

UWTHAY (עוּתַי): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah helps.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ammihud and a son of Bigvai.

UWRIYAH (אוּרִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “flame of Jehovah” or “God is my light.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the husband of Bathsheba, and a prophet slain by Jehoiakim.

UWTS (עוּץ): Hebrew name meaning “soft and sandy earth” or “to consult.” In the bible, this is the name of the country of Job, a son of Aram, a son of Nahor, and a son of Dishan.

UWZAL (אוּזָל): Hebrew name of uncertain derivation, possibly meaning “to depart, to leave,” “to be flooded,” or “to be exhausted.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Joktan.

UZ: Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwts, meaning “soft and sandy earth” or “to consult.” In the bible, this is the name of the country of Job, a son of Aram, a son of Nahor, and a son of Dishan.

UZAL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Uwzal, of uncertain derivation, possibly meaning “to depart, to leave,” “to be flooded,” or “to be exhausted.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Joktan.

UZIYA (עֻזִּיָה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Uzziya, meaning “power of Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of one of David’s warriors.

UZZA (עֻזָּה, עֻזָּא): Hebrew name meaning “power, strength.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a man slain by God for touching the ark.

UZZIA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Uzziya, meaning “power of Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of one of David’s warriors.

UZZIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Uzziyel, meaning “God is my strength.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a grandson of Levi.

UZZIYA (עֻזִּיָה): Hebrew name meaning “power of Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of one of David’s warriors.

UZZIYEL (עֻזִּיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God is my strength.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a grandson of Levi.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with V

Victor (Latin) – 2 Timothy 2:5 – victory; victor.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with W

Wadee – To cross the river ford

Wael – A form of wales

Wain – A form of wayne

Waite – Watchman

Wake – Awake, alert

Wakely – Wet meadow

Walby – House near a wall

Walden – Wooded valley

Waldron – Ruler

Wales – From wales

Wally – A familiar form of walter

Walsh – A form of wallace

Walt – A short form of walter

Walton – Walled town

Walwyn – Welsh friend

Warden – Valley guardian

Wardley – Watchman’s meadow

Ware – Wary, cautions

Warick – Town hero

Warley – Meadow near the weir or fish trap

Warton – Town near the weir or fish trap

Watkins – Son of walter

Watson – Son of walter

Wayde – A form of wade

Waylon – Land by the road

Wayne – Wagon maker

Waynne – One who builds wagons

Webb – Weaver

Webley – Weaver’s meadow

Welsh – A form of wallance, walsh

Wendel – One who travels ; a wanderer

Wensley – Clearing in a meadow

Werner – A form of warner

Wesley – Western meadow

Wesly – A form of wesley

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with X

XERXES (Ξέρξης): Greek form of Persian Xsayarsa, meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. His Hebrew name is Achashverosh.

XSAYARSA (خشایارشاه): Persian name meaning “great warrior” or “lion-king.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Persia. His Hebrew name is Achashverosh. His Greek name is Xerxes.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with Y

YAANAY (יֲעַנַי): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah answers.” In the bible, this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.

YAAQOB (יַעֲקׄב): Hebrew name meaning “supplanter.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebecca, and the twin brother of Esau.

YAASUW (יַעֲשָׂי): Hebrew name meaning “they will do” or “Jehovah made.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Bani.

YABETS (יַעְבֵּץ): Hebrew name meaning “pain, sorrow.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of Caleb’s family. The English form is Jabez.

YABIYN (יָבִין): Hebrew name meaning “whom God observes.” In the bible, this is the name of two kings of the Hazor. The English form is Jabin.

YACHLEEL (יַחְלְאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God waits” or “whom God has made sick.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Zebulun. The English form is Jahleel.

YACHTSE’EL (יַחְצְאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “whom God allots.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Naphtali. the English form is Jahzeel.

YADA (יָדָע): Hebrew name meaning “he knows” or “wise.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah. The English form is Jada.

YADOWN (יָדוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “judge,” “thankful,” or “whom God has judged.” In the bible, this is the name of a man who helped Nehemiah rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. The English form is Jadon.

YAHWEH: An English pronunciation of the ineffable name of the Hebrew god YHWH, meaning “existing one.”

YAIYR (יָאִיר): Hebrew name meaning “whom God enlightens.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh. The English form is Jair.

YAKIYN (יָכִין): Hebrew name meaning “he establishes” or “whom God strengthens.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon. The English form is Jachin.

YALOWN (יָלוֹן): Hebrew name meaning “God lodges” or “passing the night; tarrying.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra and a descendent of Caleb. The English form of Jalon.

YAMIYN (יָמִין): Hebrew name meaning “the right hand,” “the right side,” or “the right quarter.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon. The English form is Jamin.

YARDEN (יַרְדָן): Hebrew unisex name meaning “flowing down.” In the bible, this is the name of the river in Palestine. The English form is Jordan.

YAREB (יָרֵב): Hebrew name meaning “contender.” In the bible, this is an epithet given to the king of Assyria. The English form is Jareb.

YASHUWB (יָשׁוּב): Hebrew name meaning “he will return” or “turning oneself.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani and a son of Issachar. The English form is Jashub.

YAUWR (יָעְוּר): Hebrew name meaning “forested.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Elhanan. The English form is Jair.

YAVAN (יָוָן): Hebrew name meaning “Ionia, Greece.” In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a grandson of Noah. The English form is Javan.

YECHEZQEL (יְחֶזְקֵאל): Hebrew name meaning “God will strengthen.” In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the Book of Ezekiel.

YECHIYEL (יְחִיאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God lives” or “whom God preserves alive.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of king Jehoshaphat. Jehiel is the Anglicized form.

YEDIYDEYAH (יְדִידְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “beloved of God,” “delight of God,” or “friend of God.” In the bible, this is a name given to Solomon by Nathan. Jedidiah is the Anglicized form.

YEDUWTHUWN (יְדִיתוּן): Hebrew name meaning “praising.” In the bible, this is the name of a Levite of the family of Merari. Jeduthun is the Anglicized form.

YEHORAM: Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowram, meaning “God is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah.

YEHOWACHAZ (יְהוֹאָחָז): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah as seized” or “whom Jehovah holds fast.” In the bible, this is the name of two kings of Judah and a king of Israel. Jehoahaz is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWASH (יְהוֹאָש): Hebrew name meaning “given by the Lord” or “whom Jehovah gave.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of king Ahaziah and a son of king Jehoahaz. Jehoash is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWCHANAN (יְהוֹחָנָן): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah gave.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest who lived in the time of Ezra. The Anglicized form is Jehohanan.

YEHOWCEPH (יְהוֹסֵף): Hebrew name meaning “(God) shall add (another son).” In the bible, this is the name of the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWNATHAN (יְהוֹנָתָן): Hebrew name meaning “God has given.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David. Jehonathan is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWRAM (יְהוֹרָם): Hebrew name meaning “God is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. Jehoram is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWSHAPHAT (יְהוֹשָׁפָט): Hebrew name meaning “God has judged” or “whom God judges.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a king of Judah. Jehoshaphat is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWSHUWA (יְהוֹשׂוּעַ): Hebrew name meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Jehoshua and Joshua are Anglicized forms.

YEHOWYAKIYN (יְהוֹיָכִין): Hebrew name meaning “God establishes.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, the son of Yehowyaqiym. He was imprisoned by Nebuchadnezzar. Jehoiachin is the Anglicized form.

YEHOWYAQIYM (יְהוֹיָקִים): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah raises up.” In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah who was defeated by the Babylonians. Jehoiakim is the Anglicized form.

YEHUW (יֵהוּא): Hebrew name meaning “God is He.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Israel and a son of Hanani. Jehu is the Anglicized form.

YEHUWDAH (יְהוּדָה): Hebrew name meaning “praised.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Judah is the Anglicized form.

YEHUWDIY (יְהוּדִי): Hebrew name meaning “Jew.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nethaniah. Jehudi is the Anglicized form.

YEPHETH (יֶפֶת): Hebrew name meaning “opened” or “abundant, spacious.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Noah. Japheth is the Anglicized form.

YERACHMEEL (יְרַחְמְאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “may God have pity” or “whom God loves.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron. Jerahmeel is the Anglicized form.

YERACHMIEL (יְרַחְמְאֵל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Yerachmeel, meaning “may God have pity” or “whom God loves.” In the book of Enoch, this is the name of an archangel. Jerahmiel is the Anglicized form.

YERED (יֶרֶד): Hebrew name meaning “descent.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. The English form is Jered.

YERIYCHOW (יְרֵחוֹ): Hebrew name meaning “city of the moon” or “place of fragrance.” In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Jericho is the Anglicized form.

YERIYAH (יְרִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “people of Jehovah” or “taught by Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Jerijah is the Anglicized form.

YESHAYAH (יְשַׁעְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “God is salvation.” In the bible, this is the name of a great prophet called in English Isaiah.

YESHUWA (יֵשׁוּעַ): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning “he is saved.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Nun. The Anglicized form is Jeshua.

YESIYMAEL (ישִׂימִאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “whom God makes” according to Gesenius. But hasn’t he omitted the first element (Ye-)? It looks to actually be composed of ‘el “god” and suwm “to create, to make” or “to place, to set” and yĕ “to age, to grow old,” from yashen “to blanch, to fester, to grow weary;” hence “whom God makes grow old,” especially from a festering sickness called leprosy (Hebrew tsara’ath “leprosy” from tsara “struck down, smitten” by God). Gesenius states that “leprosy” (צָרַע) may be the same as (גָרַע) “scabby,” so that it means to be struck by a scabby disease. In the bible, this is the name of a Simeonite chief of the family of Shimei. Jesimiel is the Anglicized form.

YETHER (יֶתֶר): Hebrew name meaning “abundance” or “overhanging.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father-in-law of Moses. He is also known by the name Yithrow. Jether is the Anglicized form.

YHWH (יְהֹוָה): In the bible, this is the ineffable name of the Hebrew god Jehovah, meaning “existing one.”

YIMLA (יִמְלָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom God will fill up.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah. Imla is the Anglicized form.

YIPHTACH (יִפְתָּח): Hebrew name meaning “he opens” or “whom God sets free.” In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. Jephthah and Jiphtah are Anglicized forms.

YIRMEYAH (יִרְמְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom God has appointed.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets. Jeremiah is the Anglicized form.

YISHAY (יִשַׁי): Hebrew name meaning “I possess” or “wealthy.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of King David. Jesse is the Anglicized form.

YISHMAEL (יִשְמָעֵאל): Hebrew name meaning “God will hear.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Abraham. The Anglicized form is Ishmael.

YISHMERAY (יִשְׁמְרַי): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah keeps.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite. The English form is Ishmerai.

YISRAEL (יִשְׂרָאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “God prevails” or “contender; soldier of God.” In the bible, this is the name given to Jacob after wrestling with the angel. Israel is the Anglicized form.

YISSASKAR (יִשָּׂשׂכָר): Hebrew name meaning “he is wages” or “he brings wages.” In the bible, this is the name of a Korahite and the name of the ninth son of Jacob. Issachar is the Anglicized form.

YITZCHAK (יִצְחָק): Hebrew name meaning “he will laugh.” In the bible, this is the name of the son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob. The Anglicized form if Isaac.

YITHROW (יִתְרוֹ): Hebrew name meaning “his abundance” or “overhanging.” In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Moses. Jethro is the Anglicized form. He is also known as Yether.

YONAH (יוֹנָה): Hebrew name meaning “dove.” In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who was swallowed by a great fish. Jonah is the Anglicized form.

YOQTAN (יָקְטָן): Hebrew name meaning “small.” In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Shem. Joktan is the Anglicized form.

YOSHIYAH (יׄאשִׁיָּה): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah heals.” In the bible, this is the name of the sixteenth king of Judah. Josiah is the Anglicized form.

YOWAB (יוֹאָב): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah is father” or “whose father is Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a commander of King David’s army. Joab is the Anglicized form.

YOWACH (יוֹאָח): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah is brother” or “whose brother is Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Asaph. Joah is the Anglicized form.

YOWACHAZ (יוֹאָחָז): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowachaz, meaning “Jehovah as seized” or “whom Jehovah holds fast.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joah, Josiah’s chronicler. Joahaz is the Anglicized form.

YOWASH (יוֹאָשׁ): Hebrew name meaning “given by the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Gideon. Joash is the Anglicized form.

YOW’ASH (יוֹעָשׁ): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah hastens.” In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite and the name of an officer in David’s court. Joash is the Anglicized form.

YOWB (יוֹב): Hebrew name meaning “persecuted.” In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Issachar. Job is the Anglicized form. He is also called Jashub.

YOWCEPH (יוֹסֵף): Hebrew name meaning “(God) shall add (another son).” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph is the Anglicized form.

YOWCHANAN (יוֹחָנָן): Hebrew name meaning “God is gracious.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Josiah. Johanan is the Anglicized form.

YOWEL (יוֹאֵל): Hebrew name meaning “Jehovah is God” or “to whom Jehovah is God.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the minor prophets. Joel is the Anglicized form.

YOWNATHAN (יוֹנָתָן): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehownathan, meaning “God has given.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David. Jonathan is the Anglicized form.

YOWRAM (יוֹרָם): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowram, meaning “God is exalted.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. Joram is the Anglicized form.

YOWSHAPHAT (יוֹשָׁפָט): Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning “God has judged” or “whom God judges.” In the bible, this is the name of a priest and the name of one of King David’s warriors. Joshaphat is the Anglicized form.

YOWTHAM (יוֹתָם): Hebrew name meaning “God is perfect.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the youngest son of Gideon. Jotham is the Anglicized form.

YUWBAL (יוּבַל): Hebrew name meaning “river, stream.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech. Jubal is the Anglicized form.

Christian Boy Baby Names starting with Z

Zacchaeus (Hebrew) – Luke 19:2 – pure; clean; just.

Zachariah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 14:29 – memory of the Lord

Zebadiah (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 8:15 – portion of the Lord; the Lord is my portion.

Zebedee (Greek) – Matt. 4:21 – abundant; portion.

Zebulun (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:20 – dwelling; habitation.

Zechariah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 14:29 – memory of the Lord.

Zedekiah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 22:11 – the Lord is my justice; the justice of the Lord.

Zephaniah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 25:18 – the Lord is my secret.

Zerubbabel (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 3:19 – a stranger at Babylon; dispersion of confusion.

ZABDI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zabdiy, meaning “the gift of Jehovah. In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Zerah.

ZABDIY (זַבְדִּי): Hebrew name meaning “the gift of Jehovah. In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Zerah.

ZACCAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zakkay, meaning “clean, innocent.” In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian Exile returnees.

ZACCHAEUS: Latin form of Greek Zakchaios, meaning “clean, innocent.” In the bible, this is the name of a tax collector.

ZACHARIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning “whom Jehovah remembered.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Also spelled Zechariah.

ZACHARIAS (Ζαχαρίας): Greek form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning “whom Jehovah remembered.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the father of John the Baptist.

ZADKIEL: According to pseudo-Dionysius, this was the name of an archangel of freedom, benevolence, and mercy. Though not named in the bible, he is believed to be the angel who held back Abraham’s hand to keep him from sacrificing his son. He is associated with ritual magic, and the planet Jupiter. His name means “righteousness of God” in Hebrew.

ZADOK: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsadowq, meaning “just, righteous.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest of Israel.

ZAKCHAIOS (Ζακχαῖος): Greek form of Hebrew Zakkay, meaning “clean, innocent.” In the bible, this is the name of a tax collector.

ZAKKAY (זַכָּי): Hebrew name meaning “clean, innocent.” In the bible, this is the name of the head of a family of Babylonian Exile returnees.

ZALMAN: Yiddish form of Hebrew Tsalmown, meaning “shady.” In the bible, this is the name of one of king David’s warriors.

ZALMON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsalmown, meaning “shady.” In the bible, this is the name of one of king David’s warriors.

ZARA (Ζαρά): Greek name meaning “a rising (of light).” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the son of Judah. Compare with feminine Zara.

ZEBACH (זֶבַח): Hebrew name meaning “a slaying.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the Midianite kings.

ZEBADIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebadyah, meaning “the gift of Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of the brother of Joab.

ZEBADYAH (זְבַדְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “the gift of Jehovah.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a brother of Joab.

ZEBEDAIOS (Ζεβεδαῖος): Greek form of Hebrew Zabdiy (“the gift of Jehovah), but meaning “my gift.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a fisherman of Galilee.

ZEBAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebach, meaning “a slaying.” In the bible, this is the name of one of the Midianite kings.

ZEBEDEE: Anglicized form of Greek Zebedaios, meaning “my gift.” In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a fisherman of Galilee.

ZEBINA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebiyna, meaning “bought.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.

ZEBINAH: Variant spelling of English Zebina, meaning “bought.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.

ZEBIYNA (זְבִינָה): Hebrew name meaning “bought.” In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nebo who took a foreign wife.

ZEBULUN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zebuwluwn, meaning “habitation.” In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of Jacob and Leah.

ZEBUWLUWN (זְבֻלוּן): Hebrew name meaning “habitation.” In the bible, this is the name of the tenth son of Jacob and Leah.

ZECHARIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zekaryah, meaning “whom Jehovah remembered.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Also spelled Zachariah.

ZEDEKIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsidqiyah, meaning “righteousness of the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the name which Mattaniah adopted after becoming (the last) king of Judah.

ZEEB: (זְאֵב): Hebrew name meaning “wolf,” so called from its being tawny and yellow in color. In the bible, this is the name of a Midianite prince.

ZEKARYAH (זְכַרְיָה): Hebrew name meaning “whom Jehovah remembered.” In the bible, this is the name of one of many characters, including one of the twelve minor prophets. Zechariah and Zachariah are Anglicized forms.

ZELOPHEHAD: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tselophchad, meaning “first rupture; fracture,” taken to mean “first-born.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe Manasseh.

ZEPHANIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsephanyah, meaning “hidden by God” or “protected by God.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the ninth of the minor prophets.

ZERACH (זֶרַח): Hebrew name meaning “light.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including an Edomite leader, a son of Simeon, and a son of Judah and Tamar. Zerah is the Anglicized form.

ZERACHIEL: In the Book of Enoch, this is the name of one of the archangels, meaning “God’s command” in Hebrew. He is an angel of healing, the sun, and children. He holds dominion over the earth, and his main duty is to lead souls to judgment.

ZERAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Zerach, meaning “light.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including an Edomite leader, a son of Simeon, and a son of Judah and Tamar.

ZERUBBABEL (זְרוּבָּבֶל): Hebrew name meaning “born at Babylon” or “scattered to Babylon.” In the bible, this is the name of the leader of the first of the returning exiles.

ZIA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ziya, meaning “motion, to tremble.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Gad. Compare with another form of Zia.

ZIBEON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsibown, meaning “versi-colored.” In the bible, this is the name of the father of Anah and a son of Seir.

ZIDKIJAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsidqiyah, meaning “righteousness of the Lord.” In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the name which Mattaniah adopted after becoming (the last) king of Judah.

ZIMRI (זִמְרִי): Anglicized form of Hebrew Zimriy, meaning “celebrated in song.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the five sons of Zerah.

ZIMRIY (זִמְרִי): Hebrew name meaning “celebrated in song.” In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the five sons of Zerah. Zimri is the Anglicized form.

ZION: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsiyown, meaning “sunny or parched place.” In the bible, this is another name for Jerusalem, the city of David, and its inhabitants who are also called the daughter of Tsiyown/Zion.

ZIYA (זִיעַ): Hebrew name meaning “motion, to tremble.” In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Gad. Compare with another form of Ziya.

ZOPHAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsuwph, meaning “flow, overflow,” hence “honey as dropping.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Elkanah.

ZOROBABEL (Ζοροβάβελ): Greek form of Hebrew Zerubbabel, meaning “born at Babylon” or “scattered to Babylon.” In the bible, this is the name of the leader of the first of the returning exiles.

ZUPH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsuwph, meaning “flow, overflow,” hence “honey as dropping.” In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Elkanah.