BEST BIBLICAL BOY NAMES AND MEANINGS
Unsure what to name your baby boy?
Then find inspiration with this ultimate list of
Biblical baby boy names and meanings!
Let’s face it, naming a child is a huge responsibility.
Especially, if you are looking for a name with meaning and depth.
So why not choose a name that has stood the test of time!
The Bible is a great source of
strong Biblical boy names such as Andrew or Ethan as well as unique Biblical boy names like Azzur or Timeus.
There are even cute Biblical boy names like Uzzi or Millo.
It has been a source of inspiration for many parents when choosing their baby’s name!
So to make your search for the best
Biblical boy names, strong boy names, and unique boy names that much easier, we have put together the ultimate list of Biblical baby boy names and meaning listed A-Z!
You’re sure to find a few Christian baby boy names and Bible names you love!
And if you love these Biblical boy names make sure to check out our list of short
four letter boy names!
BABY BOY BIBLICAL NAMES LIST A TO Z
We’ve taken our ultimate list of Biblical boy names and meanings and broken it down into a list in order from A to Z to make it easier for you to search!
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘A’
Aaron: teacher, mountain of strength Abaddon: a destroyer Abarim: regious beyond Abba: father Abda: servant Abdiel: servant of God Abednego: servant of Nego Abel: vanity; breath, vapor Abez: lofty Abia: great Abidah: father of knowledge Abidan: father of the judge Abiel: God is my father Abiezer/Abieezer: father of help, helpful Abijah: the Lord is my father Abimelech: father of the king Abinadab: nobel Abiram: proud Abner: father of light Abraham: father of a great multitude Abram: exalted father Absolom: father of peace Achaia: grief Achbor: mouse Adaiah: Yahweh passes by Adail: ornament of God Adam: red earth Adami: my man; earth Adar: highest Addon: lord Adino: ornament Adonijah: the Lord is my master Adrammelech: splendor of the kings Adriel: God is helper Aeneas: the praised one Agar: a stranger; one that fears Agee: a valley; deepness Agrippa: one who causes great pain at birth Ahab: uncle Ahasuerus: prince; head; chief Ahaz: one that takes or possesses Ahaziah: vision of the Lord Ahi: my brother; my brethren Ain: spring, well Alammelech: oak of the king Alian: tall Alpheus: successor Amad: highly praised Amal: hope Aman: trust, safety, protection Amariah: the Lord says; the integrity of the Lord Amaziah: the strength of the Lord Ammi: my people Amminadab: my people are noble Ammon: teacher, builder Amnon: faithful Amon: wealthy protector Amos: burden Amoz: strong; robust Anab: grape-town Anah: one who answers Ananias: the cloud of the Lord Andrew: a strong man Andronicus: male victor, winner Annas: humble Apollos: one who destroys; destroyer Aquila: an eagle Arad: a wild ass Arah: wayfaring Aram: height Aran: wild goat Archelaus: the prince of the people Ard: one that descending Ardon: bronze Armageddon, the hill or city of Megiddo Arnon: roaring stream Asa: physician; cure Asahel: made by God Asaiah: the Lord has made Asaph: who gathers together Ashan: smoke Asher: happiness Ashkenaz: spreading fire Ashur: black Asiel: created by God Assir: captive Assos: approaching Atad: a thorn Augustus: venerable Azaliah: Yahweh has reserved Azaniah: Yahweh listened Azariah: he that hears the Lord Azaz: strong Azor: a helper Azriel: help of God Azubah: forsaken Azzan: their strength Azzur: one who helps
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘B’
Baal: Master; lord Baaseiah: Jehovah is bold Baasha: boldness, offensive, he who lays waste Babel: confusion Balaam: a pilgrim, devouring, lord of the people Balak: who lays waste or destroys Balthazar: Bel protects the king Barabbas: son of the father Barak: thunder, or in vain Barjesus: wise Barnabas: son of the prophet, or of consolation Barsabas: sabbath Bartholomew: a son that suspends the waters Bartimeus: son of the honorable Baruch: who is blessed Benaiah: son of the Lord Benjamin: son of the right hand Beno: son Bildad: old friendship Boaz: in strength
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘C’
Cabbon: as though understanding Caesar: ruler Cain: possession, or possessed Caleb: faithful devotion Camon: His resurrection Canaan: merchant, trader Careah,: bald Carmel: garden, orchard Cedron: black, sad Cephas: rock Cesar: head of hair Christ,: the Anointed One Christian: follower of Christ Claudius: lame Clement: merciful Cornelius: of a horn Coz: world Cush, Cushan: Ethiopian Cyprus: fair Cyrus: sun
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘D’
Dagon: be cut open Damien: tame, subdue Dan: God is my judge Daniel: judgment of God; God my judge Darius: he that informs himself of a king Darkon: bearer or scattering Dathan: belonging to law David: well-beloved, dear Dedan: low, their friendship Dekar: lance bearer, perforation Demas: ruler of people Demetrius: belonging to corn, or to Ceres Didymus: twin, double Dilean: that is poor Dimon: where is red Dionysius: God of wine Dodo: gift of God Dothan: the law, custom
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘E’
Ebed: servant, laborer Ebenezer: stone or rock of help Eber: one that passes, anger Ed: rich in friendship Eder: flock Edom: red Ehud: He that praises Ekron: barrenness Elam: forever, eternal Eleazar: the Lord will help; court of God Eli: the offering or lifting up Eliab: God is father Eliah: God the Lord Eliam: God is my nation Elias: Yahweh is God Elijah:God the Lord, the strong Lord Eliphaz: the endeavor of God Elisha: salvation of God Elkanah: God the zealous; the zeal of God Elon: oak tree Emmanuel: God with us Emmaus: people despised or obscure Enoch: dedicated; disciplined Ephraim: fruitful; increasing Esau: he that acts or finishes Ethan: strong; the gift of the island Ezekiel: the strength of God Ezra: help; court
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘F’
Felix: blessed; merry; fortunate; good; pleasant, desirable, happy Festus: festive; belonging to the feast Fortunatus: fortunate; lucky
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘G’
Gabriel: God is my strength Gad: fortune Gaius: to rejoice Galal: belonging to royalty; greatness; glory Galatia: white, the color of milk Gallim: who heap up, who cover Gallio: milky Gamaliel: God is my reward/recompense Gareb: a scab Gazer: a dividing, a sentence Geber: manly, strong Gera: pilgrimage, combat; dispute Gershom: a stranger there Gershon: his banishment; the change of pilgrimage Gideon: he that bruises or breaks; a destroyer Gilead: hill of testimony Gimzo: fertile in sycamores Ginath: protection Goliath: exile
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘H’
Habakkuk: he that embraces; a wrestler Hadar: splendor or glory Hades: Hell Hagabah: grasshopper Haggai: feast; solemnity Hai: heap of ruins Halah: a moist table Ham: hot Haman: mother; fear of them; alone, solitary Hamath: anger, heat, a wall Hamor: an ass, clay, or dirt Hanan: grace Hanes: banishment of grace Haniel: grace of God Hannathon: gift of grace Hanniel: grace or mercy of God Haran: mountaineer Harim: dedicated to God Harod: song Harran: a singing or calling out Harum: aromatic Havilah: stretch of sand Hazaiah: God has seen Hazo: prophesying Hazor: discerner Heber: enclave Hegai: Meditation Heli: Ascending Heman: faithful Hena: he has driven away Heres: an earthen pot Hermas: refuge Hermon: devoted to destruction Herod: hero, warrior Hezekiah: Yahweh strengthens Hezron: the dart of joy Hiel: God lives Hilkiah: God is my portion Hillel: greatly praised Hirah: liberty Hiram: benevolent brother Horeb: glowing, heat Horem: offering dedicated to God Hosah: He saves Hosea: savior; safety Hur: liberty; whiteness; hole Huz: fastened
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘I’
Ibhar: he will choose Ibneiah: God builds Ibnijah: whom Jehovah will build up Ibri: Hebrew Ibsam: fragrant Ibzan: father of a target Ichabod: where is the glory Iddo: God’s friend Igal:, may God redeem Ijon: look Imla: whom God will fill up Imlah: God does fill Immanuel: God with us Imri: exalting; Ira: watcher; watchful Irad: wild ass Iram: watchful Iri: Jehovah is watcher Irijah: God does see Isaac: laughter Isaiah: the salvation of the Lord Iscah: who looks Iscariot: a hireling Ishbah: praising Ishbak: free, empty, exhausted Ishmael: God that hears Ishmaiah: may God hear[ Ishod: man of honor, man of splendor Ishpan: firm, strong Ishuah: equal, self-satisfied Ismaiah: Jehovah hears Israel: he strives with God, ruling with God Issachar: reward; recompense Ithamar: island of the palm-tree Ithiel: God is with me Izhar/Izehar: olive oil Izrahiah: may God shine forth Izri: creative, former Izziah/Jeziah: Jehovah exalts
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘J’
Jaakan: intelligent Jaalam: he will be hid Jaasau: Jehovah makes Jaasu: created Jaazaniah: Jehovah does hear Jaaziah: God consoles or determines Jabal: a river, moving, or which glides away Jabez: sorrow; trouble Jabin/Jabneh: God discerns or intelligent Jachan: afflicting or troublous Jachin: he does establish or founding Jacob: cheater; that supplants, undermines; the heel. Jadon: he that rules or abids Jahath: revival or grasping Jahaziah: Jehovah reveals Jahaziel: God sees or reveals Jahdo: union Jair: my light; who diffuses light Jairus: my light; who diffuses light Jakeh: pious or hearkening James: same as Jacob Jamin: right hand Japheth: enlarged; fair; persuading Jareb: a revenger Jared: he descends Jaresiah: the bed of the Lord Jason: he that cures Jathniel: gift of God Javan: deceiver; one who makes sad Jazer: helper Jed: friend of God Jedaiah: invoker of the Lord Jedidah: well beloved Jehovah: to be, exist Jehu: God is he Jered: ruling, coming down Jeremiah: exaltation of the Lord Jeremy: exaltation of the Lord Jeriah: taught by God Jericho: city of the moon Jeroboam: the people contend Jerusalem: city of peace Jeshua: saved our savior Jesiah: the Lord exists Jesse: gift; oblation Jesus: God saves, saviour Jether: surplus Jethro: his excellence; his posterity Jezer: island of help Joab: paternity; voluntary Joachim: raised by Yahweh Joah: God is brother Joash: who despairs or burns Joatham: the perfection of the Lord Job: he that weeps or cries Jobab: sorrowful, hated Joel: he that wills or commands Joha: who enlivens or gives life Johanan: Jehovah is or has been gracious John: the grace or mercy of the Lord Jokim: That made the sun stand still Jonah: a dove; he that oppresses; destroyer Jonan: God is gracious Jonas: dove Jonathan: given of God Jordan: the river of judgment Jose: Jehovah Joseph: increase; addition Joses: who pardons Joshua: a savior; a deliverer; the Lord is Salvation Josiah: the Lord burns; the fire of the Lord Josias: the Lord burns; the fire of the Lord Jotham: the perfection of the Lord Judah: praised Judas: the praise of the Lord; confession Jude: the praise of the Lord; confession Julius: downy-bearded Justus: just or upright
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘K’
Kamon: his resurrection Kedar: dark one Kemuel: God hath raised up Kenan: buyer; owner Kenaz: bright Kerioth: the cities; the callings Keros: crooked Kidron: obscure Kinah: buying; possession Kir: a city wall Kish: hard or difficult Kishon: hard; sore Kitron: making sweet; binding together Kolaiah: God’s voice Korah: baldness
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘L’
Laban: white; shining; gentle; brittle Lamech: to make low Lazarus: assistance of God Lemuel: God with them, or him Leor/Lior/Lyor: my light Levi: associated with him Lot: hidden; veiled Lubin: beloved Lucas: luminous; white Lucifer: morning star Luke: luminous; white
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘M’
Malachi: my messenger; my angel Manasseh: forgetfulness; he that is forgotten Marcus: polite; shining Mark: polite; shining Mash: who is drawn by force Mattan: gift; giving Matthew: given; a reward. Matthias: the gift of the Lord. Melchizedek: king of justice; king of righteousness Menan: numbered; rewarded Mephibosheth: from the mouth of shame Mered: rebellious; ruling Messiah: expected savior or deliverer Methuselah: man of the javelin Micah: poor; humble Michael: poor; humble Milcom: king Millo: fullness Mishael: who is asked for or lent Moab: of his father Molech: king Molid: begetter Mordecai: contrition; bitter; bruising Moses: taken out; drawn forth
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘N’
Naaman: pleasantness Naaran: juvenile Naasson: enchanter Nabal: wilt Naboth: words; prophesies Nachon: ready; sure Nachor/Nahor: hoarse; dry, hot Nadab: free and voluntary gift; prince Naham: comforter; leader Nahum/Nehum: comforter; penitent Nain: beauty/pleasantness Naphtali: that struggles or fights Nathan: given; giving; rewarded Nathanael: the gift of God Nathaniel: gift of God Nazareth: separated, crowned, sanctified Nazarite: consecrated Nebat: that beholds Nebo: that speaks or prophesies Nebuchadnezzar: Nabu protect my eldest son Nehemiah: consolation; repentance of the Lord Nekoda: painted; inconstant Nemuel: the sleeping of God Neri: my candle Nicodemus: victory of the people Nicolas: victory of the people Nimrod: rebellion Nisan: miracle Noah: repose; consolation
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘O’
Obadiah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 18:3 – servant of the Lord. Obed (Hebrew) – Ruth 4:17 – a servant; workman. Ohad: will sympathize Omar: flourishing Omega: the end Omri: sheaf of grain Onan: strength and power Onesimus: profitable; useful Ophir: gold Oren: ash or pine Ornan: that rejoices Oshea: a savior, a deliverer Othniel: lion of God; the hour of God Ozias: strength from the Lord Ozni: my hearing
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘P’
Parah: a cow Paran: beauty, gold, ornament Pau: small piece Paul: small; little Pedaiah: redemption of the Lord Pekah: he that opens Pelaiah: the Lord’s secret Peniel/Penuel: face of God Peninnah: pearl or coral Peor: opening Peresh: horsemen Perez: burst forth Perida/Peruda: separation/division Peter: a rock or stone Pharez: to blossom Philemon: loving; who kisses Philip: warlike; a lover of horses Philippi: warlike; a lover of horses Phineas: bold aspect; face of trust or protection Pilate: armed with a dart Pinon: pearl; gem that beholds Pishon/Pison: Changing; extension of the mouth Pontius: fifth Pontus: sea/bridge Potiphar: bull of Africa, a fat bull Publius: of the people
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘Q’
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘R’
Raamah: greatness; thunder Raham: compassion; a friend Ram: pleasing; supreme Ramah: elevated; sublime Ramath: raised; lofty Ramiah: exaltation of the Lord Ramoth: eminences, high places Raphael: God has healed Reaiah: vision of the Lord Rehob: open spaces Rehoboam: he enlarges the people Rehum: merciful; compassionate Rekem: vain pictures Remmon: greatness, elevation, a pomegranate-tree Reuben: who sees the son; the vision of the son Reuel: friend of God Rhodes: where roses grow Rimmon: exalted; pomegranate Roman: citizen of Rome Rome: strength; power Rosh: chief Rufus: red Rumah: exalted, sublime
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘S’
Sabeans: captivity, conversion, old age Sabtah: a going about or circuiting, old age Sacar: wares; a price Sadoc: just, justified, righteous Salem: peace Salim: undamaged Salmon: peace Samos: high top Samson: his sun; his service Samuel: heard of God; asked of God Saph: rushes; sea-moss Saphir: sapphire Sardis: prince of joy Sargon: true king Sarid: remaining; hand of a prince Satan: adversary Saul: demanded; lent; ditch; death Sebat: Twig, scepter, tribe Sephar: book, scribe, number Seraiah: soldier of the Lord Seraphim: burning ones Sered: dyers vat Sergius: servant or protector Seth: put; who puts; fixed Shamer: prison, bush, lees, thorn Shamir: a sharp thorn, flint Sharar: navel, thought, singing Shechem: shoulder; seat of a person’s interests Shem: name; renown Shemer: guardian; thorn Shemuel: appointed by God Shiloh: peace Shilom: peace-maker Shimei: that hears or obeys, my reputation, my fame Shimri: Thorn, dregs Shoa: kings; tyrants Shur: wall, ox, that beholds Sidon: fishery Silas: three, or the third; woody Silvanus: wood or forest Simeon: that hears or obeys; that is heard Simon: that hears; that obeys Sinai: a bush, enmity Sinon: a gift from God Sion: God is gracious Sisera: that sees a horse or a swallow Sodom: burning Solomon: peaceable; perfect; one who recompenses Sorek: a color inclining to yellow Stephan: crown Stephanas: crowned Stephen: crown; crowned Succoth: tents, tabernacles Sud: my secret Sur: that withdraws or departs, rebellion
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘T’
Tabor: misfortune, bad luck Tahan: merciful Tarsus: winged, feathered Tekel: weight Telah: greenness Teman: person from Yemen Terah: wanderer Thaddaeus: that praises or confesses Thaddeus: a heart of courage Theophilus: friend of God Theudas: flowing with water Thomas: a twin Tiberias: good vision Tiberius: of the Tiber Tidal: knowledge of elevation Tilon: small mound; small walk Timeus: perfect, admirable, honorable Timon: reward, honor Timotheus: honoring God Timothy: honor of God; valued of God Tiras: desire Titus: pleasing Toah: weapon or dart Tob: good or goodness Tobiah: God is Good Tobias: the Lord is good Tobit: my good Toby: God is good Trophimus: well educated; well brought up
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘U’
Ur: fire; light Urbane: from the city Uri: my flame; my light Uriah: the Lord is my light or fire Uriel: the Lord is my light or fire Uz: counsel; words Uzzi: my strength Uzziah:: the strength of the Lord
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘V’
Vaniah: nourishment, or weapons, of the Lord Victor: victory; victor
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘W, X, & Y’
Yahweh: He brings into existence all that exists Yakob, Yacob: Jacob Yasaf: Joseph Yehezkel: Ezekiel Yeshua: Jesus, a Hebrew Bible form of Joshua Yoab: Joab Yoel: Joel Yohanan: John Yonah: Jonah
BIBLICAL BOY NAMES STARTING WITH ‘Z’
Zabad: gift Zabbud: given, gift Zabdi: Gift of Jehovah, my gift Zabdiel: gift of God Zaccai: pure Zacchaeus: pure; clean; just Zaccur: mindful Zachariah: memory of the Lord Zacharias: the Lord has remembered Zacher: memento; recollection; commemoration Zachery/Zachary: God has remembered Zadok: just, righteous Zaham: fatness Zair: little, small Zalaph: wound Zalmon: shady Zanoah: marsh Zared: trap Zeb: gift of Jehovah or dwelling of honor Zebadiah: portion of the Lord; the Lord is my portion Zebah: victim; sacrifice Zebedee: abundant; portion Zebulon: exaltation or little dwelling Zebulun: dwelling; habitation Zechariah: memory of the Lord Zedad: his side; his hunting Zedekiah: the Lord is my justice; the justice of the Lord Zeke: God will strengthen Zephaniah: the Lord is my secret Zepho/Zephi: that sees and observes, that expects or covers Zephon: God has hidden Zered: to prune trees Zerubbabel: a stranger at Babylon; dispersion of confusion Zethan: shining Zethar: he that examines or beholds Zibeon: iniquity that dwells Zidon: hunting, fishing; venison Zimiri: my music Zimri: my music; my praise Zin: buckler; coldness Zion: highest point Zior: ship of him that watches Zithri: to hide, demolish Zizah: light in the dark Zoar: little, small Zophar: to leap Zuar: little, small
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