The Ultimate List of Baby Boy Names From The Bible

Trish
December 21, 2018

Baby boys names from the Bible are trendy. Not only have they stood the test of time, but they most often have significant meaning to the parents. Mike and I have used many biblical names as part of our seven children's name. Yes, seven..but don't judge. Are you looking for a unique baby boy name that comes from the Bible? If so we have the list for you. We have included boy names from the Bible.

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Hey mama, I am Trish— AKA Labor Nurse Mama. I am a labor and delivery nurse with over 15 years of high-risk OB experience. I am also a mama to 7 kids and have given birth to 6. This means I am quite familiar with the postpartum period and how to navigate it. I am the online birth class educator for Calm Labor Confident Birth and The VBAC Lab birth classes and the mama expert inside our Calm Mama Society, a pregnancy & postpartum membership community! I am passionate about your birth and motherhood journey! You can find me over on IG teaching over 230k mamas daily. I am passionate about your birth and motherhood journey!

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Abel:

competent Biblical reference: Genesis 4, Not a wonderful story but Abel pleased God.

Abraham (Abram):

Father of Multitudes  Biblical reference: Gen 12-24; Rom 4:1-12

Adam:

To be Red Biblical reference: Genesis 2

Amos:

Carried by God Biblical reference: Amos 1

Andrew:

Manly Biblical reference: John 1

Asa:

Healer, Physician (this is my sweet grandson's name) Biblical reference: 1 Kings 15, 2 Chronicles

Asher:

Happy Biblical reference: Genesis 30:13

Azariah:

God (Yahweh) has helped  Biblical reference: Daniel 1:6-7

Barnabas:

son of comfort Biblical reference: Acts 4:36

Bartholomew (Bart):

son of Talmai Biblical reference: Matthew, Mark, and Luke

Benjamin:

son of the right hand Biblical reference: Genesis 35:18

Boaz:

swiftness Biblical reference: Ruth

Cain:

Acquired Biblical reference: Genesis 4

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Caleb:

a dog; faithful Biblical reference: Numbers 13–14).

Daniel:

God is my judge Biblical reference: Daniel

David:

Beloved Biblical reference: 1 Samuel

Eli:

Ascent Biblical reference: 1 Samuel 7 Alternatives of Eli: Elijah, Elisha, Eliezer, Elimelech, Elias (our son is Elias Nikolas)

Elijah:

Yahweh is my God Biblical reference: 1 Kings 17–19, 2 Kings 1–2

Elisha:

God is salvation Biblical reference: 1 Kings 19:16,17

Elisha:

God is salvation Biblical reference: 1 Kings 19:16,17

Ezra:

Help, helper Biblical reference: Ezra 7:10

Gideon:

Destroyer One who has a stump in place of a hand Biblical reference: Judges

Isaac:

Laughter, he will laugh Biblical reference: Genesis chapters 17, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, and 35

Isaiah:

YAHWEH is salvation Biblical reference: Isaiah 26:19

Jabez:

he makes sorrowful Biblical reference: 1 Chronicle 4:9-10

Jacob:

one who has been strong against God Biblical reference: Genesis 25:19

Jadon:

God has heard,” “thankful Biblical reference: Nehemiah

James:

supplanter Biblical Reference: Matthew, Luke, Acts and more (our son is Hunter James)

Jared:

Rose Biblical reference: Genesis 5:18, 5:21, 5:27

Jedediah:

Beloved of the Lord Biblical reference: 2 Samuel 12:25

Jeremiah:

May Jehovah exalt Biblical reference: Jeremiah, Gospel of Matthew 2:17, 16:14 and 27:9

Jethro:

abundance Biblical reference: Exodus 2:18

John:

Jehovah has been gracious Biblical reference: John

Jonah:

Dove Biblical reference: Jonah

Joseph:

May Jehovah add/give increase Biblical reference: Matthew 13:55

Joshua:

YAHWEH is salvation Biblical reference: Exodus 17

Josiah:

Jehovah has healed Biblical reference: 2 Kings 22

Jude:

Praise Biblical reference: Jude

Levi:

joined, attached Biblical reference: Genesis

Luke:

Light giving Biblical reference: Luke

Mark:

God of war Biblical reference:  Mark

Micaiah:

who is like God ~ My baby boys middle name! “Greyson Micaiah” Biblical reference: 1 Kings 22

Nathan:

gave Biblical reference: Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles

Nathanael:

Gift of God; God has given ~ My sons name “Gavin Nathaniel” Biblical reference: Acts 1:13

Nehemiah:

YAHWEH comforts Biblical reference: Nehemiah 

Noah:

repose or rest Biblical reference: Genesis 6.10-9.19

Paul:

Humble Biblical reference: Acts 13:9, many other places

Peter:

stone Biblical reference: 1 Peter

Phineas:

Oracle Biblical reference: Exodus 6:25

Reuben:

behold, a son Biblical reference: Genesis

Samson:

Sun child; bright sun Biblical reference: Judges 16

Samuel:

God has heard Biblical reference: 1 Samuel  

Saul:

Asked for; inquired of God Biblical reference: 1 Samuel 10:1)

Seth:

Anointed Biblical reference: Genesis

Simeon:

just and devout Biblical reference: Luke 2:25–35

Simon:

listen Biblical reference: Matt. 13: 55; Mark 6: 3

Solomon:

Peace Biblical reference: 1 Kings

Thomas:

twin Biblical reference: John 11:16

Tobiah:

the Lord is good Biblical reference: Nehemiah

Zechariah:

Yahweh has remembered Biblical reference: Zechariah

Zebedee:

Yahweh (or The Lord) Has Bestowed Biblical reference: Matthew 4:21-22 and Mark 1:19-20

We hope you enjoyed our latest list of baby boy names. Each of these boy names came straight from the Bible. Comment and let us know which names you loved the most!

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