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Biblical Boy Names 

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Bible Names for Boys ... The Bible names have good meanings

  • Berachiah, Berechiah - Blessed of Yah(weh)
  • Jotham (JO-tham) - YaH(WeH) is upright; YaH(WeH) is perfect
  • Zelotes (ze-LO-teze) - Rib; side (i.e., a place located on the side of a mountain)
  • Nicodemas, Nicolas, Nicholas - Victory for the people
  • Daniel - My judge is God (Elohim)
  • Hiram - Exaltation of life; consecration
  • Artemas - Safe and sound
  • Zadok - Justified (by God); righteous; upright
  • Shemaiah - Yah(weh) has heard
  • Chenaniah, Kenaniah - Perpetuated of Yah(weh); established of Yah(weh)
  • Paul - Small; little
  • Clement - Merciful; kind
  • Jeremiah, Jeremy - Yah(weh) will rise; Yah(weh) will exalt; Yah(weh) will establish
  • Nathanael, Nathaniel - Given of God
  • Josiah - Yah(weh) heals; Yah(weh) sustains
  • Sergius - A wonderful birth; earth-born
  • Adam, Adama - Man; red earth; ruddy
  • Javan - Effervescent: by inference- high-spirited; active 
  • Rufus - Red
  • Ishmael - God hears
  • Trophimus - Well-educated; nourishment

  • Haran - Mountaineer; very high; strong
  • Tartan - Release the dragon; military general or chief
  • Philip - Lover of horses
  • Malchiel (MAL-ke-el) - God is my king
  • Naaman - Pleasant; delight; agreeable
  • Hamath - Citadel; fortress; wall to defend from wrath
  • Jaresiah (jah-reh-SEE-ah) - Nourishment (honey) provided by YaH(WeH)
  • Asa - Healer; physician
  • Hanan - Gracious giver
  • Aquila (ah-KWILL-ah) - Eagle
  • Jeriah - Yah(weh) will teach
  • Ezra - Help
  • Adriel - My shepherd is God
  • Felix - Happy; prosperous
  • Gilboa - Bubbling water of a spring; a pouring out (of joy)

  • Ahio - Brotherly
  • Johanan, Johannan, Jonathan, John - Yah(weh) is gracious giver; Yah(weh) has given. Greek equvalent is "John."
  • James - Greek form of Jacob (heel-catcher; supplanter)
  • Alian - Highest; my surpassing
  • Adiel - Ornament of God
  • Elisheba - God of the oath; God of the 7; God of the covenant; fullness of God
  • Elkanah - God has purchased (redeemed)
  • Christian, Kristian - A follower of Christ; Christ-like
  • Enan - Their fountain; place of fountains
  • Cedron - Dark; very black
  • Justus - Just; righteous; fair; equitable
  • Baruch - Blessed
  • Omar - Eloquent; talkative

  • Solomon - Peaceableness
  • Zion - Fortress; desert
  • Jesse - Yah(weh) exists; of Him who is
  • Benjamin - Son of the right hand - The right hand side is the place of honor and trust because this was the side of the weapon hand.
  • Amon - Faithful one; master craftsman; nourisher
  • Ismachiah (is-mah-KAI-ah) - Yah(weh) will uphold
  • Ishtob - Good man
  • Simon or Simeon - Harkening; He who hears
  • Edrei - Strong; goodly pasture; valley for a flock
  • Kir (KIHR) - Fortress; wall
  • Amariah - YaH(WeH) has said; YaH(WeH) has promised
  • Joshua, Jehoshua - Yah(weh) is salvation - Hebrew form of the name "Jesus"
  • Canaan - Merchant; trader; trafficker
  • Mark - (from Latin: Marcus) a form of "Mars," the god of war
  • Stephen or Steven - A crown, usually made of the leaves of a tree
  • Jadon - Whom God will judge; he will be judged; thankful (one)
  • Thaddeus, Thaddaeus - Large-hearted (hence "courageous"); child of one's bosom.
  • Amad - People of eternity
  • Manoah - Rest
  • Jalon (JAY-lon) - He will abide; he will persist
  • Theophilus - Friend of God; lover of God
  • Elias - My God is Yah(weh) - "Elias" transliterates the Greek form of the Hebrew name which is transliterated Elijah
  • Ajah - Falcon
  • Elah - Strong tree - usually refers to an oak tree, but sometimes to a terebinth tree
  • Noah - Rest
  • Dan - A judge
  • Euphrates - Fruitfulness
  • Caleb - A dog; whole-hearted
  • Cornelius - Like a horn; the ray of the sun
  • Prochorus (PRO-chor-us) - Choreographer, choirmaster (Acts 6.5)
  • Salem - At peace; complete
  • Eli - 1- My God (Strong's Hebrew Lexicon #410 with pronomial suffix, as spoken by Lord Jesus in Mt 27.46)
  • Zimri - My Psalm
  • Barak - Lightning; thunderbolt
  • Naham - Comforter
  • Arad - Wild ass
  • Zebadiah [Hebrew] or
  • Samuel - His name (is) of God
  • Dimnah - Dung hill
  • Demas - Of the people; popular
  • Immanuel, Emmanuel - with us is God
  • Azaliah - Whom YaH(WeH) has reserved; whom YaH(WeH) has set aside (Strong's #683)
  • Nathan - Gift; given; a giver
  • Jairus - He will enlighten
  • Raphael - God heals; God has healed
  • Hazael - He who sees God
  • Silas - (From sylvanus) A woods or forest
  • Jabal - Flowing; river
  • Vaniah (vahn-yah) - YaH(WeH) has answered (BDB #H2057 from #H6043)
  • Ebenezer - Stone of help
  • Peter - A stone
  • Moses (Mose, Moshe) - Saved out (of the water); drawn out
  • Obadiah - Serving Yah(weh)
  • Malchus - Kingly; counselor
  • Joab (JO-ab) - YaH(WeH) is Father
  • Cyrus - Sun; heir of the throne
  • Elnathan - God has given; God is a giver; whom God gave
  • Onesimus (oh-NES-i-mus) - Worthwhile; profitable
  • Levi - Joined
  • Joash - Yah(weh) has given; Yah(weh) has helped
  • Jahaziel (ja-HAY-zi-el) - He will see God; he whom God watches over
  • Dathan - Law; decree
  • Jehoram - YaH(WeH) is exalted
  • Barnabas - Son of prophecy; son of consolation
  • Elasah - God has wrought
  • Jehoiakim, Joachim, Joaquin, Yakim - YaH(WeH) will raise up; YaH(WeH) will set up
  • Reuel (reh-oo-ALE) - Friend of God; God is a Friend; God is (my) Shepherd
  • Jeshua, Jeshuah - YaH(WeH) is salvation
  • Othniel - Force of God; well-speaking of God
  • Jahaziah (jah-ha-ZAI-ah) - He will see YaH(WeH); he whom YaH(WeH) watches over
  • Adonijah - My Lord is Yah(weh)
  • Jedidiah - Beloved of Yah(weh)
  • Elijah - God-Yah(weh); My God is Yah(weh)
  • Nedabiah (ned-ah-BI-ah) - YaH(WeH) is bountiful;
  • Malchiah (mal-KI-ah) - YaH(WeH) is my King
  • Ismaiah (is-MAY-ah) - Yah(weh) will hear
  • Dodavah - Beloved of Yah(weh)
  • Niger (NI-jur) - Black
  • Enoch - Dedicated; teacher
  • Nadab (NAY-dab) - Volunteer; the willing one
  • Linus - Linen; flax
  • Amittai - True; truthful; my faithfulness
  • Jericho - His fragrance
  • Coniah - Established by Yah(weh)
  • Elisha - My God is salvation
  • Matthew (Mattithiah, Mattathias, Matthias) - Gift of Yah(weh)
  • Abiram - Exalted father
  • Kenan (KEE-nan) - One who constructs; creator; owner; purchaser
  • Japheth - Enlargement; let him enlarge; let him spread out
  • Timon - Honorable
  • Julius or Julian - Curly-haired; youthful (by inference); descended from Jehovah (when derived from Jovilios)
  • Oren - Pine tree; tall and strong
  • Joseph - May Yah(weh) add; Yah(weh) gives increase
  • Gideon - A cutter of trees; logger; woodsman
  • Jarmuth - High; height; he will be exalted (lifted up)
  • Lemuel - Devoted unto God
  • Lazarus - God has helped
  • Areli - God's lion; God is a lion; heroic or bold {by inference}
  • Joel - Yah(weh) is God
  • Kadesh (KAY-desh) - Sanctified; holiness
  • Shecaniah (shek-a-NAI-ah) - Dwelling place of Yah(WeH)
  • Parmenus - Standing firm; faithful; one who abides
  • Hezekiah - Strengthened by Yah(weh)
  • Reuben - Behold, a son!
  • Esau - Covered with hair; hairy
  • Tekoa, Tekoah - Trumpet blast; sound of trumpet
  • Malachi (MAL-ah-kai) - My messenger; my angel
  • Korah - Bald; ice; frost 
  • Asher - Happy
  • Corban - An offering; a gift offered to God
  • Kedar (KEE-dar) - Dark-skinned; black skin
  • Shem - A name; a celebrated name
  • Armoni - My palace (2 Sam 21.8)
  • Amos - Burden-bearer
  • Adin - To be soft or pleasant; given to pleasures
  • Jonah - Dove
  • Gabriel - Man of God
  • Luke / Lucas / Lucius - A light; bright; white
  • Barabbas - Father's son; son of father
  • Job (rhymes with "robe") - He who cries; the cry of woe; he who weeps
  • David - Beloved
  • Uzziah - My strength is Yah(weh)
  • Shalom - Peace
  • Adlai - Justice; my witness
  • Zachariah, Zechariah, Zachary - Remembered by Yah(weh)
  • Jubal - Joyful sound; music; trumpet
  • Andrew - Manly
  • Jeshaiah, Jeshiah - YaH(WeH) has saved
  • Tobiah / Tobias - Goodness of Yah(weh); pleasing to Yah(weh)
  • Zephaniah - Treasured by Yah(weh)
  • Seth - (he is) Appointed
  • Abdiel - Servant of God
  • Pagiel - God answers; God meets
  • Elnaam (el-NAY-am) - God is delight
  • Ephraim (Efrem; Ephrem) - Doubly fruitful
  • Allon - An oak tree
  • Amaziah - Made strong by Yah(weh); strength of Yah(weh)
  • Shalem - At peace
  • Aaron - Light-bringer; brightness
  • Eleazar, El`azar - God is helper; the help of God; God has helped
  • Jude or Judah - He (God) shall be praised!
  • Jasher - Righteous; just
  • Eshton - Effeminate
  • Titus {Tytus, Ty} - Latin- probably means "one who nurtures; a caregiver"
  • Elealeh - God ascended
  • Menahem - Comforter
  • Ezekiel - God strengthens
  • Shiloh - Peace bringer; bringer of prosperity
  • Laban (LAY-ban) - White; glorious
  • Erastus - Beloved
  • Boaz - In him is strength
  • Jared - A descender. Descent. One who descends.
  • Eliezer - God of help; God is my help
  • Festus - Joyful; festive; prosperous
  • Ramiah - YaH(WeH) is high
  • Rama, Ramah - High place; a hill
  • Rei - friend (of God); my friend; friendly
  • Abraham - Father of a great multitude
  • Perez, Peres - Divided; separated; a rift
  • Philemon - loving
  • Absalom - Father of peace
  • Cyprus - Love; a blossum
  • Shaphan - Prudent. It is also the Hebrew word for the coney or rock badger, as in Lev 11.5.
  • Hebron - Communion; joining together; friendship
  • Ariel - Lion of God
  • Zebulun - Dwelling place; habitation
  • Janoah - One who gives rest; one who brings quietness
  • Emmanuel, Immanuel - with us is God
  • Micah (Micaiah, Micha) - Who is like Yah(weh)?
  • Cain - Smith, spear {Adam's son, Cain, was the first murderer}
  • Abiah - My Father is Yah(weh)
  • 2- Exalted; lofty (Strong's Hebrew Lexicon #5941)
  • Gilead - Heap of witness (a pile of stones that bears witness to an agreement or covenant; a memorial cairn); perpetual fountain
  • Israel - Prince with God; strives with God; prevails with God
  • Isaiah - Yah(weh) is salvation
  • Alpha - First letter of the Greek alphabet
  • Kadmiel - God is eternal; God of eternity
  • Saul - Asked (of God)
  • Uriah, Urias - My light is Yah(weh)
  • Neriah (neh-RI-ah) - My lamp is YaH(WeH)
  • Isaac - He shall laugh; laughter
  • Janna - He will answer (?)
  • Abram - Father is exalted; exalted father
  • Nehemiah - Comfort of Yah(weh)
  • Jacob - Heel-catcher; supplanter
  • Sirion - Breastplate; little prince 
  • Arioch - Mighty lion; lionlike
  • Jethro - Excellence; preeminence
  • Ithiel - God is with me; God is near
  • Methuselah - When he is dead it shall be sent; man of a javelin
  • Alexander - Protector; defender of mankind
  • Thomas - A twin
  • Jaazaniah (ja-AHZ-ah-NIGH-ya) - Yah(weh) will listen; Yah(weh) will harken
  • Abner - Father of light
  • Elhanan - God is a gracious giver
  • Obed - Serving; worshiping
  • Abiel - My Father is God
  • Jordan - Their descent. The river where Jesus was baptized.
  • Jason - 1- Yah(weh) is salvation (from eason, the Greek form of the Hebrew name, "Joshua") 2- About to heal(from iason, the future active participle masculine of Strong's #2390)
  • Endowed by Yah(weh); Yah(weh) is my gift
  • Nahaliel - River of God; valley of God
  • Patrobus - In his father's footsteps
  • Abilene - A grassy place
  • Philetus - Beloved
  • Marcus - A defense; large hammer
  • Azariah - Helped by Yah(weh)
  • Abel - Transitory; won't endure; vapor; vanity (as denoting futility); fading away; withering
  • Timotheus / Timothy - Honoring God
  • Andronicus - Conquerer; victorious man
  • Gamaliel (gahm-al-ee-ALE) - God is my reward; God is my recompense
  • Lysanias (li-SA-nee-ahs) - One who drives away sorrow; the end of sadness
  • Manasseh - Causing to forget
  • Calamus - Sweet stalk; reed
  • Abiathar - Excellent father; father of abundance
  • Hazaiah {ha-za-I-ah} - He who YaH(WeH) watches over
  • Salathiel - I have asked of God
  • Jamin - The right hand 
  • Jahmai - He whom YaH(WeH) protects
  • Jachin; Jakin - He {God} will strengthen or establish
  • Ethan - Strength; perpetuity
  • Pediah - Redeemed by YaH(WeH)
  • Kohath - Assembly; congregation; obedient
  • Anaiah, Anayah - YaHWeH has answered
  • Jezreel (JEZ-ree-el) - Planted by God; God sows
  • Kemuel - Congregation of God; established by God
  • Michael - Who is like God?