Beautiful biblical baby names for boys and girls. 

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Picking out a child’s name is one of the most exciting things to do once you find out you’re going to become a parent. You can find inspiration for baby names all over the place, whether you look back on the family tree, fondly remember friends and loved ones, take a cue from your favorite books and movies, or turn to the Bible. There are plenty of beautiful biblical baby girl names, and some of our favorites are found right in the Old Testament. Some biblical baby boy names from the Old Testament like Noah and Elijah have been repeated favorites on the list of most popular baby names in recent years. Some people pick names because they have a personal connection to them, others because they like the way they sound, and others because of the meaning behind the name. We included some name meanings here, which are linked to the Hebrew words from which these names were derived. They’re not all exact, and several have alternate meanings we didn’t list, so don’t put too much thought into changing the name of your future child based on the possible meaning behind his or her name. If you’re set on choosing a biblical baby name for your child, these Old Testament names are beautiful.

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Aaron
High Mountain, Exalted

Abel
Breath

Abigail
My Father is Joy

Abner
My Father is a Light

Abraham
Father of Many

Adam
Man

Benjamin
Son of the Right Hand

Caleb
Whole Heart

Daniel
God is My Judge

David
Beloved

Deborah
Bee

Delilah
Delicate

Elijah
My God

Esther
Star

Eve
To Breathe; To Live

Ezra
Help

Hannah
Favor; Grace

Isaac
He Will Laugh; He Will Rejoice

Isaiah
Yahweh is Salvation

Jacob
May God Protect

Jeremiah
Yahweh Will Exalt

Jesse
Gift

Jonah
Dove

Jonathan
Yahweh Has Given

Joseph
He Will Add

Joshua
Yahweh Is Salvation

Leah
Weary

Levi
Joined

Michael
Who Is Like God?

Miriam
Wished For Child

Naomi
Pleasantness

Noah
Rest

Rachel
Ewe

Rebecca
Join

Reuben
Behold, A Son

Ruth
Friend

Samson
Sun

Samuel
God Has Heard

Sarah
Lady

Seth
Placed; Appointed

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