Biblical Boy Names and Meanings

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Aaron

High mountain

Hebrew

#60 (0.4326%)  
Abel

Breath

Hebrew

#146 (0.1933%)  
Abner

Father of light

Hebrew

#970 (0.0105%)  
Abraham

Father of nations

Hebrew

#165 (0.1687%)  
Abram

High father

Hebrew

#430 (0.048%)  
Absolom

Father is peace

Hebrew

Adam

Man

Hebrew

#79 (0.3397%)  
Alpheus

Successor

Hebrew

Amos

To carry; borne by God

Hebrew

#626 (0.0257%)  
Andrew

Manly and powerful

Greek

#43 (0.5257%)  
Asa

Doctor, healer

Hebrew

#507 (0.0367%)  
Asher

Happy and blessed

Hebrew

#47 (0.4951%)  
Barak

Lightning; blessing; grain farm

African

#2,947 (0.0004%)  
Barnabas

Son of consolation

Spanish

Bartholemew

Son of Tolmai

Hebrew

Benjamin

A favorite son

Hebrew

#6 (0.974%)  
Boaz

Hebrew

#1,052 (0.0085%)  
Cain

Something produced; spear

Hebrew

#817 (0.0149%)  
Caleb

Whole heart

Hebrew

#45 (0.5043%)  
Cyrus

Lord

Persian

#390 (0.0557%)  
Daniel

God is My Judge

Hebrew

#15 (0.8133%)  
Darius

Maintains possessions well

Persian

#496 (0.0382%)  
David

Beloved

Hebrew

#22 (0.7058%)  
Demetrius

Follower of Demeter

Greek

#665 (0.0222%)  
Ebenezer

Stone of help

Hebrew

#2,372 (0.0007%)  
Elijah

My God is Yahweh

Hebrew

#7 (0.9379%)  
Elisha

God is my salvation

Hebrew

#805 (0.0153%)  
Elon

Oak tree

Hebrew

#885 (0.0126%)  
Enoch

Trained, vowed, dedicated; profound

Hebrew

#742 (0.0184%)  
Ephraim

Fruitful

Hebrew

#905 (0.0122%)  
Esau

Hairy

Hebrew

#2,134 (0.001%)  
Ethan

Enduring and strong

Hebrew

#12 (0.8628%)  
Ezra

Help

Hebrew

#59 (0.4367%)  
Felix

Happy and lucky

Latin

#226 (0.1186%)  
Gabriel

God is my strength

Hebrew

#35 (0.6067%)  
Gideon

Tree cutter

Hebrew

#305 (0.0782%)  
Goliath

Exile

Hebrew

Hezekiah

God gives strength

Hebrew

#607 (0.0282%)  
Hiram

My brother is exalted

Hebrew

#1,527 (0.0031%)  
Hosea

Salvation

Hebrew

#2,265 (0.0008%)  
Immanuel

A variant spelling of Emmanuel.

Hebrew

#920 (0.0117%)  
Isaac

He will laugh

Hebrew

#34 (0.6127%)  
Isaiah

God is salvation

Hebrew

#51 (0.4808%)  
Ishmael

God listens

Hebrew

#1,242 (0.0057%)  
Israel

God contends

Hebrew

#239 (0.1132%)  
Jacob

Supplanter

Hebrew

#13 (0.8567%)  
James

Supplanter

English

#4 (0.9844%)  
Jared

Descent

Hebrew

#361 (0.0624%)  
Jason

To heal

Greek

#100 (0.2794%)  
Jedidiah

Beloved of the Lord

Hebrew

#672 (0.0217%)  
Jesse

Gift

Hebrew

#187 (0.1531%)  
Jesus

God is salvation

Hebrew

#148 (0.19%)  
Jethro

Eminent

Hebrew

#1,123 (0.0073%)  
Job

Persecuted

Hebrew

#1,871 (0.0016%)  
Joel

Yahweh is God

Hebrew

#188 (0.1531%)  
John

God is gracious

Hebrew

#27 (0.6637%)  
Jonah

Dove

Hebrew

#145 (0.1959%)  
Jordan

To descend

Hebrew

#80 (0.3382%)  
Joseph

Jehovah will increase

Hebrew

#23 (0.6955%)  
Joshua

God is salvation

Hebrew

#41 (0.5353%)  
Josiah

God supports

Hebrew

#53 (0.4806%)  
Judah

Praise

Hebrew

#201 (0.1446%)  
Judas

Praised

Greek

Jude

Praise

English

#157 (0.1788%)  
Justus

Upright, just

Latin

#952 (0.0109%)  
Kenan

Acquire

Hebrew

#1,177 (0.0066%)  
Lazarus

God is my help

Hebrew

#1,147 (0.0068%)  
Lemuel

Belonging to God

Hebrew

#1,802 (0.0018%)  
Levi

Joined together

Hebrew

#33 (0.6143%)  
Lot

Veil

Hebrew

Lucas

From Lucania

Latin

#8 (0.916%)  
Luke

From Lucania

Greek

#29 (0.6243%)  
Malachi

My messenger

Hebrew

#155 (0.1791%)  
Marcus

Dedicated to Mars

Latin

#208 (0.1357%)  
Mark

Dedicated to Mars

Latin

#209 (0.1343%)  
Matthew

Gift of God

Hebrew

#20 (0.7223%)  
Matthias

Gift of God

Welsh

#404 (0.0535%)  
Micah

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

#103 (0.2703%)  
Moses

Saviour

Hebrew

#497 (0.0379%)  
Nathan

He gave

Hebrew

#48 (0.4934%)  
Nathanael

God has given

Hebrew

#697 (0.0205%)  
Nathaniel

God has given

Hebrew

#116 (0.2433%)  
Nehemiah

God comforts

Hebrew

#389 (0.0558%)  
Nicodemus

People's victory

Greek

Noah

To rest

Hebrew

#2 (1.3296%)  
Obadiah

Servant of God

Hebrew

#1,663 (0.0024%)  
Paul

Small

Latin

#231 (0.1173%)  
Peter

Stone

Greek

#210 (0.1311%)  
Philip

Horse lover

Greek

#432 (0.0476%)  
Phineas

Oracle

Hebrew

#1,294 (0.0051%)  
Reuben

Behold, a son

Hebrew

#894 (0.0124%)  
Rufus

Red-haired

Latin

#2,740 (0.0004%)  
Samson

Sun

Hebrew

#532 (0.0348%)  
Samuel

Name of God

Hebrew

#21 (0.7085%)  
Saul

Prayed for

Hebrew

#521 (0.0352%)  
Seth

Appointed

Hebrew

#372 (0.0599%)  
Silas

Man of the forest

Latin

#110 (0.2526%)  
Simon

He has heard

Hebrew

#251 (0.1029%)  
Solomon

Peace

Hebrew

#388 (0.056%)  
Stephen

Crown

English

#281 (0.0884%)  
Thaddaeus

Heart

Aramaic

Thomas

Twin

Greek

#49 (0.4934%)  
Timothy

Honoring God

Greek

#164 (0.1692%)  
Titus

The avenger

Greek

#309 (0.0768%)  
Tobias

God is good

Hebrew

#271 (0.0919%)  
Uriah

My light is Jehovah

Hebrew

#572 (0.0312%)  
Uriel

Angel of light; flame of God

Hebrew

#480 (0.0403%)  
Uzziah

The Lord is my strength; strength, power

Hebrew

#2,256 (0.0008%)  
Victor

Champion

Latin

#177 (0.1594%)  
Zacchaeus

The Lord recalled

Hebrew

#2,552 (0.0004%)  
Zachariah

The Lord recalled

Hebrew

#475 (0.0408%)  
Zebedee

Gift of Jehovah

Hebrew

Zephaniah

Hidden by God

Hebrew

#1,189 (0.0065%)  

Biblical baby boy names have stood the test of time, remaining high in the charts among the most popular boy names. They also contain many unique boy names that will set your son apart from today’s trendy monikers. When it comes to honoring their faith, many parents seek out biblical boy names.

Biblical boy names always appear towards the top of the charts thanks to timeless treasures like James, Michael, and Matthew. These names always feel contemporary despite their ancient roots, wearing well among the modern monikers of today. They are familiar favorites with a rich appeal.

When exploring biblical baby boy names, you’ll find dozens of rare names like Solomon, Hosea, and Uriah that fit in well with today’s names but still give off an air of mystery and intrigue. These names have what it takes to be tomorrow’s superstars but remain hidden from everyday use.

Biblical boy names aren’t always obvious like Noah or Moses either, with modern-feeling names like Levi and Jesse having surprisingly religious roots. These names are a subtle way to show your devotion without feeling too over the top or flashy.