The Ultimate List of Baby Boy Names From The Bible

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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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: John1

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Asa:

Healer, Physician (this is my sweet grandson's name)

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Biblical reference: 1 Kings 15, 2 Chronicles

 

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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

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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)

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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

Ethan:

strong and optimistic, solid and enduring; permanent

Biblical reference: 1 Kings 4:31, Ps. 89 title, 1 Chr. 2:6 and 2:8, 1 Chr. 6:42 and 6:44, and 1 Chr. 15:17 and 15:19

Ezekiel:

God will strengthen

Biblical reference: Ezekiel 32:7 and Revelation 6:12

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Ezra:

Help, helper

Biblical reference: Ezra 7:10

Gideon:

Destroyer One who has a stump in place of a hand

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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

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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.

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