Biblical (All) Names

These names occur in the Bible (in any language). See also about biblical names.
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ESTHIRU   f   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of ESTHER.
ETHAN   אֵיתָן   m   English, Jewish, French, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֵיתָן ('Eitan) meaning "solid, enduring, firm"... [more]
EUA   Ευα   f   Biblical Greek
Form of Chawwah (see EVE) used in the Greek translation of Old Testament. Chawwah is also translated as Zoe in the Greek Old Testament.
EUNICE   Ευνικη   f   Biblical, English, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευνικη (Eunike) which meant "good victory" from ευ (eu) "good" and νικη (nike) "victory"... [more]
EUNIKE   Ευνικη   f   Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of EUNICE.
EUTYCHOS   Ευτυχος   m   Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of EUTYCHUS.
EUTYCHUS   Ευτυχος   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευτυχος (Eutychos), which was derived from Greek ευτυχης (eutyches) "fortunate"... [more]
EVA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Latinate form of EVE. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament... [more]
EVE   חַוָּה   f   English, French, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַוָּה (Chawwah), which was derived from the Hebrew word חוה (chawah) "to breathe" or the related word חיה (chayah) "to live"... [more]
EZAR   m   Biblical
Variant of EZER.
EZECHIAS   m   Biblical Latin
Form of HEZEKIAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
EZECHIEL   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of EZEKIEL used in some versions of the Vulgate.
EZEKIAS   Εζεκιας   m   Biblical Greek
Form of HEZEKIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
EZEKIEL   יְחֶזְקֵאל   m   Biblical, English
From the Hebrew name יְחֶזְקֵאל (Yechezqel) meaning "God strengthens"... [more]
EZER   אֵצֶר   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Seir, as well as several other minor characters.
'EZRA'   עֶזְרָא   m   Biblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of EZRA.
EZRA   עֶזְרָא   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. Ezra is a prophet of the Old Testament and the author of the Book of Ezra. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation... [more]
EZRAS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of EZRA.
FELIX   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul... [more]
FESTUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman cognomen which possibly meant "festival, holiday" in Latin. This was the name of a Roman official in the New Testament.
FILIPPU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of PHILIP.
FINEES   m   Biblical Latin
Form of PHINEHAS used in the Latin Old Testament.
GABRIEL   Γαβριηλ   m   French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "God is my strong man"... [more]
GAD   גָּד   m   Biblical
Means "fortune, luck" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Gad is the first son of Jacob by Leah's slave-girl Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites... [more]
GAIOS   Γαιος   m   Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of GAIUS.
GAIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman praenomen, or given name, of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from Latin gaudere "to rejoice", though it may be of unknown Etruscan origin... [more]
GAMALIEL   גַּמְלִיאֵל   m   Biblical
Means "benefit of God" in Hebrew. In Acts in the New Testament he is a teacher of Saint Paul.
GAVRI'EL   גַּבְרִיאֵל   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GABRIEL.
GAVRIILU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of GABRIEL.
GEDALIAH   גְּדַלְיָהוּ   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH is great" in Hebrew. This was the name of several characters in the Old Testament, including the governor of Judah appointed by Nebuchadnezzar.
GEDALYAHU   גְּדַלְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GEDALIAH.
GEDEON   Γεδεων   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of GIDEON used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
GEMARIAH   גְּמַרְיָהוּ   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH has accomplished" in Hebrew. This was the name of a friend of Jeremiah in the Old Testament.
GEMARYAHU   גְּמַרְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GEMARIAH.
GERA   גֵּרָא   m   Biblical
Possibly means "a grain" in Hebrew. This was the name of several members of the tribe of Benjamin in the Old Testament.
GERSHOM   גֵּרְשֹׁם   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Probably means "exile" in Hebrew, though the Bible explains that it derives from גֵּר שָׁם (ger sham) meaning "a stranger there" (see Exodus 18:3)... [more]
GERSHON   גֵּרְשׁוֹן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Variant of GERSHOM. This is the name of a son of Levi in the Old Testament.
GETHSEMANE   f   Biblical
From Γεθσημανι (Gethsemani), the Greek form of an Aramaic place name meaning "oil vat"... [more]
GIDEON   גִּדְעוֹן   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "feller" or "hewer" in Hebrew. Gideon is a hero and judge of the Old Testament. He led the vastly outnumbered Israelites against the Midianites, defeated them, and killed their two kings... [more]
GID'ON   גִּדְעוֹן   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GIDEON.
GILAD   גִּלְעָד   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GILEAD.
GILEAD   גִּלְעָד   m   Biblical
From an Old Testament place name meaning "monument of testimony" in Hebrew. This was a mountainous region east of the Jordan River. Besides being a place name, it is also borne by people in the Bible.
GOLIATH   גָּלְיָת   m   Biblical
Possibly means "uncovered" in Hebrew. This is the name of the giant Philistine who is slain by David in the Old Testament.
GOLYAT   גָּלְיָת   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of GOLIATH.
GOMER   גֹּמֶר   m & f   Biblical
Means "complete" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a grandson of Noah and the unfaithful wife of the prophet Hosea.
HABACUC   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of HABAKKUK used in some versions of the Vulgate.
HABAKKUK   חֲבַקּוּק   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name חֲבַקּוּק (Chavaqquq) meaning "embrace"... [more]
HADASSAH   הֲדַסָּה   f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "myrtle tree" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther.
HAGAR   הָגָר   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "flight" in Hebrew, though it could also be of unknown Egyptian origin. In the Old Testament she is the concubine of Abraham and the mother of Ishmael, the founder of the Arab people... [more]
HAGGAI   חַגַּי   m   Biblical
Means "festive" in Hebrew. This is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He was the author of the Book of Haggai, which urges the exiles returning from Babylonia to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem.
HAGGITH   חַגִּית   f   Biblical
Means "festive" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of King David's wives.
HAM   חָם   m   Biblical
Means "hot, warm" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Ham is one of Noah's three sons, along with Shem and Japheth... [more]
HANAN (1)   חָנָן   m   Biblical
Means "gracious" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor characters in the Old Testament.
HANANIAH   חֲנַנְיָה   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH is gracious" in Hebrew. This name appears frequently in the Old Testament. It is the Hebrew name of Shadrach.
HANANIAS   ‘Ανανιας   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of ANANIAS.
HANNAH   חַנָּה   f   English, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) meaning "favour" or "grace"... [more]
HANNAS   ‘Αννας   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of ANNAS.
HARAN   הָרָן   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "hill, mountain" in Hebrew. This is the name of the brother of Abraham and father of Lot in the Old Testament.
HAVILAH   חֲוִילָה   f & m   Biblical
Means "stretch of sand" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both a place name and a masculine personal name.
HAZAEL   חֲזָאֵל   m   Biblical
Means "God sees" in Hebrew. This was the name of a king of Aram in the Old Testament.
HEBER (2)   חֶבֶר   m   Biblical
Means "enclave" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name is borne by a great-grandson of Jacob and also by the husband of Jael.
HELAH   חֶלְאָה   f   Biblical
Means "rust" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name is mentioned as one of the wives of Asher.
HELI (1)   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latin form of ELI (1) used in the Old and New Testament. This form of the name is used in most English versions of the New Testament to refer to the father of Joseph (husband of Mary) in the genealogy in the Gospel of Luke.
HELIAS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of ELIJAH used in some versions of the Vulgate.
HEPHZIBAH   חֶפְצִי־בָּה   f   Biblical
Means "my delight is in her" in Hebrew. She is a queen and the mother of Manasseh in the Old Testament.
HEPZIBAH   חֶפְצִי־בָּה   f   Biblical
Variant of HEPHZIBAH.
HEROD   ‘Ηρωιδης   m   Biblical
From the Greek name ‘Ηρωιδης (Heroides), which probably means "song of the hero" from ‘ηρως (heros) "hero, warrior" combined with ωιδη (oide) "song, ode"... [more]
HERODES   ‘Ηρωιδης   m   Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Greek form of HEROD.
HERODIAS   ‘Ηρωδιας   f   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of HEROD. This was the name of a member of the Herodian ruling family of Judea, a sister of Herod Agrippa and the wife of Herod Antipas... [more]
HERODION   ‘Ηρωδιων   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Diminutive of the Greek name Heroides (see HEROD). This name is mentioned briefly in Paul's epistle to the Romans in the New Testament.
HESTER   f   English, Biblical Latin
Latin form of ESTHER. Like Esther, it has been used in England since the Protestant Reformation. Nathaniel Hawthorne used it for the heroine of his novel 'The Scarlet Letter' (1850), Hester Prynne.
HEVEL   הֶבֶל   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABEL.
HEZEKIAH   חִזְקִיָהוּ   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name חִזְקִיָהוּ (Chizqiyahu), which means "YAHWEH strengthens"... [more]
HIEREMIAS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JEREMIAH.
HIEU   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JEHU.
HIEZECIHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of EZEKIEL.
HILLEL   הִלֵּל   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew הלל (halal) meaning "praise". This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament as the father of the judge Abdon.
HIRAH   חִירָה   m   Biblical
Means "splendour" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father-in-law of Judah in the Old Testament.
HIRAM   חִירָם   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Probably of Phoenician origin, though it could be from Hebrew meaning "exalted brother". This was the name of a king of Tyre in the Old Testament. As an English given name, Hiram came into use after the Protestant Reformation... [more]
HIZKIAH   חִזְקִיָהוּ   m   Biblical
Alternate form of the Hebrew name Chizqiyahu (see HEZEKIAH).
HODIAH   הוֹדִיָה   f   Biblical
Means "majesty of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is the name of a wife of Ezra in the Old Testament.
HODIYAH   הוֹדִיָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HODIAH.
HOSANNA   f   Biblical
From the Aramaic religious expression הושע נא (Hosha' na') meaning "deliver us" in Hebrew... [more]
HOSEA   הוֹשֵׁעַ   m   Biblical
Variant transcription of Hoshe'a (see HOSHEA). Hosea is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Hosea... [more]
HOSHEA   הוֹשֵׁעַ   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name הוֹשֵׁעַ (Hoshe'a) meaning "salvation"... [more]
HULDA (2)   חוּלְדָה   f   Biblical
Variant of HULDAH.
HULDAH   חוּלְדָה   f   Biblical
Means "weasel, mole" in Hebrew. This name appears in the Old Testament belonging to a prophetess.
HURI   חוּרִי   m   Biblical
Means "linen weaver" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father of Abihail in the Old Testament.
IACHIN   Ιαχιν   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JACHIN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IACOBUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JACOB.
IAEL   Ιαηλ   f   Biblical Greek
Form of JAEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IAFETH   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JAPHETH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IAHEL   f   Biblical Latin
Form of JAEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
IAIR   Ιαιρ   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JAIR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IAIROS   Ιαιρος   m   Biblical Greek
New Testament Greek form of JAIRUS.
IAIRUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JAIRUS.
IAKOBOS   Ιακωβος   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JACOB used in the Greek Bible.
IAKOVU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of JACOB.
IAPHETH   Ιαφεθ   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JAPHETH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IARED   Ιαρεδ   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JARED used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IASON   Ιασων   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, Greek, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Ancient Greek form of JASON.
ICHABOD   אִיכָבוֹד   m   Biblical
Means "no glory" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the grandson of Eli and the son of Phinehas... [more]
IDIDA   f   Biblical Latin
Form of JEDIDAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IEDIDA   Ιεδιδα   f   Biblical Greek
Form of JEDIDAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IEPHTHAE   Ιεφθαε   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IEPTHAE   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IEREMIAS   Ιερεμιας   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEREMIAH.
IESOUS   Ιησους   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOSHUA and JESUS.
IESUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Iesous (see JESUS).
IEZEKIEL   Ιεζεκιηλ   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of EZEKIEL.
ILIA   m   Georgian, Russian, Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic
Georgian form of ELIJAH. It is also a variant transcription of Russian ILYA or Bulgarian ILIYA.
IMMANUEL   עִמָּנוּאֵל   m   German, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Form of EMMANUEL used in most translations of the Old Testament. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was a German philosopher who held that duty was of highest importance.
IOAB   Ιωαβ   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek and Latin form of JOAB.
IOANNA   Ιωαννα   f   Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOANNA.
IOANNES   Ιωαννης   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of Yochanan (see JOHN).
IOANNU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
IOB   Ιωβ   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOB used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOEL   Ιωηλ   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JOEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IOHANNA   f   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
IOHANNES   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
IOHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JOEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
IONA (2)   m   Russian, Georgian, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Latin Old Testament, as well as the Russian and Georgian form.
IONAS   Ιωνας   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Greek Bible. It is also the form used in the Latin New Testament.
IONATHAN   Ιωναθαν   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONATHAN and JEHONATHAN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IORAM   Ιωραμ   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JORAM used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSAPHAT   Ιωσαφατ   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JEHOSHAPHAT used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSEPH   Ιωσηφ   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JOSEPH used in the Greek and Latin Bible.
IOSES   Ιωσης   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOSES.
IOSIAS   Ιωσιας   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOSIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSIFU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of Ioseph (see JOSEPH).
IOSUE   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JOSHUA.
IOU   Ιου   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEHU.
IOUBAL   Ιουβαλ   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JUBAL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IOUDAS   Ιουδας   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUDAH.
IOUDITH   Ιουδιθ   f   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUDITH.
IOUNIA   Ιουνια   f   Biblical Greek
Form of JUNIA used in the Greek New Testament.
'IRA'   עִירָא   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of IRA (1).
IRA (1)   עִירָא   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "watchful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of King David's priest. As an English Christian given name, Ira began to be used after the Protestant Reformation... [more]
ISAAC   יִצְחָק   m   English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name יִצְחָק (Yitzchaq) meaning "he will laugh, he will rejoice", derived from צָחַק (tzachaq) meaning "to laugh"... [more]
ISAAK   Ισαακ   m   Russian, German, Biblical Greek
Russian and German form of ISAAC, as well as the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
ISAAKU   m   Old Church Slavic
Church Slavic form of ISAAC.
ISAIAH   יְשַׁעְיָהוּ   m   English, Jewish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְשַׁעְיָהוּ (Yesha'yahu) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation"... [more]
ISAIAS   m   Biblical
Late Latin form of ISAIAH used in some versions of the Bible.
ISCAH   יִסְכָּה   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִסְכָּה (Yiskah) which meant "to behold"... [more]
ISHMAEL   יִשְׁמָעֵאל   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִשְׁמָעֵאל (Yishma'el) meaning "God will hear"... [more]
ISHMERAI   יִשְׁמְרַי   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH guards" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.
ISHVI   יִשְׁוִי   m   Biblical
Means "he resembles me" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Asher in the Old Testament.
ISMAEL   Ισμαηλ   m   Spanish, Biblical Greek
Spanish form of ISHMAEL. This is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
ISMAHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of ISHMAEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
ISRAEL   Ισραηλ   m   Jewish, English, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name יִשְׂרָאֵל (Yisra'el) meaning "God contended"... [more]
ISRAHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of ISRAEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
ISSACHAR   יִשָּׂשׁכָר   m   Biblical
Possibly means "man of hire" or "there is reward", from Hebrew שָׁכַר (shakhar) "hire, wage, reward"... [more]
ITAMAR   אִיתָמָר   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ITHAMAR.
ITHAI   אִתַּי, אִיתַי   m   Biblical
From a Hebrew name spelled variously אִתַּי ('Ittay) or אִיתַי ('Itay) meaning "with me"... [more]
ITHAMAR   Ιθαμαρ   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אִיתָמָר ('Itamar) meaning "palm island"... [more]
ITHIEL   אִיתִיאֵל   m   Biblical
Means "God is with me" in Hebrew. This was the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.
ITTAI   אִתַּי, אִיתַי   m   Biblical
Variant of ITHAI.
'ITTAY   אִתַּי, אִיתַי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ITHAI.
IUDAS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JUDAH.
IUDITH   f   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JUDITH.
IUNIA   f   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Latin form of JUNIA.
IVAH   עִוָּה   f   Biblical
From the name of a district of Babylon, mentioned in the Old Testament.
'IYYOV   אִיּוֹב   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of JOB.
'IZEVEL   אִיזֶבֶל   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEZEBEL.
JAALA   יַעֲלָה   m   Biblical
Means "wild goat" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a servant of Solomon.
JAASAU   יַעֲשָׂי   m   Biblical
Means "they will do" in Hebrew. This was the name of a descendant of Bani in the Old Testament.
JABEZ   יַעְבֵץ   m   Biblical
Means "sorrow" in Hebrew. This is the name of a character in the Old Testament who is blessed by God.
JABIN   יָבִין   m   Biblical
Means "perceptive" in Hebrew. This name was borne by two kings of Hazor in the Old Testament.
JACHIN   יָכִין   m   Biblical
Means "he establishes" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Simeon in the Old Testament.
JACOB   יַעֲקֹב   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Jewish, Biblical
From the Latin Iacobus, which was from the Greek Ιακωβος (Iakobos), which was from the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (Ya'aqov)... [more]
JADA (2)   יָדָע   m   Biblical
Means "he knows" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Jada is a son of Onam.
JADON   יָדוֹן   m   Biblical
Possibly means either "thankful" or "he will judge" in Hebrew. This name is borne by a minor character in the Old Testament.
JAEL   יָעֵל   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יָעֵל (Ya'el) meaning "ibex, mountain goat"... [more]
JAHEL   f   Biblical
Variant of JAEL.
JAHLEEL   יַחְלְאֵל   m   Biblical
Means "God waits" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.
JAHZEEL   יַחְצְאֵל   m   Biblical
Means "God apportions" in Hebrew. This was the son of Naphtali in the Old Testament.
JAIR   יָאִיר   m   Biblical
Means "he shines" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a son of Manasseh and one of the ruling judges of the Israelites.
JAIRUS   m   Biblical
From Ιαιρος (Iairos), the Greek form of JAIR used in the New Testament, where it belongs to the father of a young girl brought back to life by Jesus.
JAMES   m   English, Biblical
English form of the Late Latin name Iacomus which was derived from Ιακωβος (Iakobos), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name Ya'aqov (see JACOB)... [more]
JAMIN   יָמִין   m   Biblical
Means "right hand" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Simeon.
JAPHETH   יֶפֶת   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יֶפֶת (Yefet) meaning "enlarged"... [more]
JARAH   יֲעְרָה   m   Biblical
Means "honeycomb" and "honeysuckle" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a descendant of Saul.
JARED   יָרֶד, יֶרֶד   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יָרֶד (Yared) or יֶרֶד (Yered) meaning "descent"... [more]
JASON   Ιασων   m   English, French, Greek Mythology (Anglicized), Biblical
From the Greek name Ιασων (Iason), which was derived from Greek ιασθαι (iasthai) "to heal"... [more]
JAVAN   יָוָן   m   Biblical
Means "Greece" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a grandson of Noah and the ancestor of the Greek people.
JECONIAH   יְכָנְיָה   m   Biblical
Means "established by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is another name (with the same meaning) of the Judean king Jehoiachin.
JEDIDAH   יְדִידָה   f   Biblical
Means "beloved" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the wife of King Amon of Judah and the mother of Josiah.
JEDIDIAH   יְדִידְיָה   m   Biblical
Means "beloved of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is a name given to Solomon by Nathan.
JEHIEL   יְחִיאֵל   m   Biblical
Means "God lives" in Hebrew. This is the name of several people in the Old Testament, including one of King David's lute players.
JEHOASH   יְהוֹאָשׁ   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹאָשׁ (Yeho'ash), an extended form of יוֹאָשׁ (see JOASH)... [more]
JEHOHANAN   יְהוֹחָנָן   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name Yehochanan, an extended form of of Yochanan (see JOHN). It is borne by a few minor characters in the English Old Testament.
JEHOIACHIN   יְהוֹיָכִין   m   Biblical
Means "established by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Judah. Also known as Jeconiah, he was imprisoned in Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar after a brief reign in the early 6th century BC.
JEHOIAKIM   יְהוֹיָקִים   m   Biblical
Means "raised by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Judah. He lived in the 7th century BC, and was the son of Josiah and the father of Jehoiachin.
JEHONATHAN   יְהוֹנָתָן   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan), the full form of JONATHAN... [more]
JEHORAM   יְהוֹרָם   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹרָם (Yehoram) which meant "exalted by YAHWEH"... [more]
JEHOSHAPHAT   יְהוֹשָׁפָט   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH has judged" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the fourth king of Judah, noted for having a generally peaceful and prosperous reign.
JEHU   יְהוּא   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH is he" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Israel. He ruled in the 9th century BC, coming to power by overthrowing Jehoram... [more]
JEHUDI   יְהוּדִי   m   Biblical
Means "Jew" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a servant of king Jehoiakim.
JEMIMA   יְמִימָה   f   Biblical, English
Means "dove" in Hebrew. This was the oldest of the three daughters of Job in the Old Testament. As an English name, Jemima first became common during the Puritan era.
JEPHTHA   יִפְתַח   m   Biblical
Variant of JEPHTHAH.
JEPHTHAH   יִפְתַח   m   Biblical
Means "he opens" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name belongs to a ruling judge. He successfully defended Israel from the Ammonites, but was then obliged to sacrifice his daughter because of a vow he had made.
JEREMIAH   יִרְמְיָהוּ   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִרְמְיָהוּ (Yirmiyahu) which meant "YAHWEH has uplifted"... [more]
JEREMIEL   m   Biblical
Means "God uplifts" in Hebrew. Jeremiel is named as an archangel in the apocryphal books of Esdras and Enoch in the Old Testament.
JEREMY   m   English, Biblical
Medieval English form of JEREMIAH, and the form used in some English versions of the New Testament.
JERIAH   יְרִיָהוּ   m   Biblical
Means "taught by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Jeriah is a descendant of Hebron.
JERICHO   יְרֵחוֹ   m   Biblical
From the name of a city in Israel which is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. The meaning of the city's name is uncertain, but it may be related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant".
JEROBOAM   יָרָבְעָם   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יָרָבְעָם (Yarav'am) meaning "the people contend"... [more]
JERUSHA   יְרוּשָׁה   f   Biblical
Means "possession" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is the wife of King Uzziah of Judah and the mother of Jotham.
JESCHA   f   Biblical
Form of ISCAH found in the medieval Wycliffe Bible. This name was probably the basis for Shakespeare's created name Jessica.
JESSE   יִשַׁי   m   English, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִשַׁי (Yishay) which possibly means "gift"... [more]
JESUS   m   Theology, Biblical
English form of Ιησους (Iesous), which was the Greek form of the Aramaic name יֵשׁוּעַ (Yeshu'a)... [more]
JETHRO   יִתְרוֹ   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִתְרוֹ (Yitro), which was derived from the Hebrew word יֶתֶר (yeter) meaning "abundance"... [more]
JEZEBEL   אִיזֶבֶל   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew אִיזֶבֶל ('Izevel) which probably means "where is the prince?", a ritual question spoken in ceremonies honouring Baal... [more]
JOAB   יוֹאָב   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH is father" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament, he was the commander of King David's army... [more]
JOANNA   f   English, Polish, Biblical
English and Polish form of Latin Iohanna, which was derived from Greek Ιωαννα (Ioanna), the feminine form of Ioannes (see JOHN)... [more]
JOASH   יוֹאָשׁ   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹאָשׁ (Yo'ash) which possibly meant either "fire of YAHWEH" or "YAHWEH has given"... [more]
JOB   אִיּוֹב   m   Biblical, Dutch
From the Hebrew name אִיּוֹב ('Iyyov) which means "persecuted, hated"... [more]
JOCHEBED   יוֹכֶבֶד   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹכֶבֶד (Yokheved) which meant "YAHWEH is glory"... [more]
JOEL   יוֹאֵל   m   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Finnish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹאֵל (Yo'el) meaning "YAHWEH is God"... [more]
JOHANAN   יוֹחָנָן   m   Biblical
Form of Yochanan (see JOHN) used in the English Old Testament. It was the name of a military leader in the time of the prophet Jeremiah.
JOHN   m   English, Biblical
English form of Iohannes, the Latin form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "YAHWEH is gracious"... [more]
JOKTAN   יָקְטָן   m   Biblical
Means "small" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Eber in the Old Testament.
JONAH   יוֹנָה   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹנָה (Yonah) meaning "dove"... [more]
JONAS (2)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Biblical
From Ιωνας (Ionas), the Greek form of JONAH... [more]
JONATHAN   יוֹנָתָן   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan),contracted to יוֹנָתָן (Yonatan), meaning "YAHWEH has given"... [more]
JORAM   יוֹרָם   m   Biblical
Contracted form of Yehoram (see JEHORAM). This name belongs to several minor characters in the Old Testament, as well as being another name for the kings Jehoram of Israel and Jehoram of Judah.
JOSAPHAT   m   Biblical
Contracted form of JEHOSHAPHAT used in some English versions of the New Testament.
JOSEPH   יוֹסֵף   m   English, French, German, Biblical
From Ioseph, the Latin form of Greek Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), which was from the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning "he will add"... [more]
JOSES   Ιωσης   m   Biblical
From Ιωσης (Ioses), a Greek variant of JOSEPH used in the New Testament to distinguish Joseph the brother of James from the many other characters of that name.
JOSHUA   יְהוֹשֻׁעַ   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (Yehoshu'a) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation"... [more]
JOSIAH   יֹאשִׁיָהוּ   m   Biblical, English
From the Hebrew name יֹאשִׁיָהוּ (Yoshiyahu) meaning "YAHWEH supports"... [more]
JOSIAS   m   Biblical
Latinized form of JOSIAH used in some English versions of the Old Testament.
JOTHAM   יוֹתָם   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH is upright" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a son of Gideon and a king of Judah.
JUBAL   יוּבָל   m   Biblical
Means "stream" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned in Genesis in the Old Testament as belonging to the first person to be a musician.
JUDAH   יְהוּדָה   m   Biblical, Jewish
From the Hebrew יְהוּדָה (Yehudah) which meant "praised"... [more]
JUDAS   m   Biblical
From Ιουδας (Ioudas), the Greek form of JUDAH... [more]
JUDE (1)   m   English, Biblical
Variant of JUDAS. It is used in many English versions of the New Testament to denote the second apostle named Judas, in order to distinguish him from Judas Iscariot... [more]
JUDITH   יְהוּדִית   f   English, Jewish, French, German, Spanish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוּדִית (Yehudit) meaning "woman from Judea", Judea being an ancient region in Israel... [more]
JULIA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Polish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Roman, Biblical
Feminine form of the Roman family name JULIUS. Among the notable women from this family were Julia Augusta (also known as Livia Drusilla), the wife of Emperor Augustus, and Julia the Elder, the daughter of Augustus and the wife of Tiberius... [more]
JUNIA   f   Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of JUNIUS. This was the name of an early Christian mentioned in the New Testament (there is some debate about whether the name belongs to a man or a woman).
KAIN   Καιν   m   Biblical Greek
Form of CAIN used in the Greek Old Testament.
KAINAN   Καιναν   m   Biblical Greek
Form of CAINAN used in the Greek Old Testament.
KALEV (2)   כָּלֵב   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of CALEB.
KANDAKE   Κανδακη   f   Biblical, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of CANDACE.
KARPOS   Καρπος   m   Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of CARPUS.
KAYIN (2)   קָיִן   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of CAIN.
KEINAN   קֵינָן   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of CAINAN.
KENAN   קֵינָן   m   Biblical
Possibly means "possession" in Hebrew. He is a son of Enosh and a great-grandson of Adam in the Old Testament.
KENANIAH   כְּנַנְיָהוּ   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH establishes" in Hebrew. This was the name of two minor Old Testament characters.
KENANYAHU   כְּנַנְיָהוּ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of KENANIAH.
KEPHAS   Κηφας   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of CEPHAS.
KEREN-HAPPUCH   קֶרֶן הַפּוּך   f   Biblical
Means "horn of antimony" in Hebrew. Antimony is a substance that was formerly used as an eye cosmetic (eyeshadow). A hollowed animal horn could have been used to store this material... [more]
KEREN HAPPUKH   קֶרֶן הַפּוּך   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of KEREN-HAPPUCH.
KETURAH   קְטוּרָה   f   Biblical
Means "incense" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament she is Abraham's wife after Sarah dies.
KETZI'AH   קְצִיעָה   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of KEZIAH.
KEZIA   קְצִיעָה   f   Biblical
Variant of KEZIAH.
KEZIAH   קְצִיעָה   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name קְצִיעָה (Qetzi'ah) meaning "cassia, cinnamon", from the name of the spice tree... [more]
KLEOPAS   Κλεοπας   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of CLEOPAS.
KLOPAS   Κλωπας   m   Biblical Greek
Form of CLOPAS used in the Greek New Testament.
KORESH   כּוֹרֶשׁ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Form of CYRUS used in the Hebrew Bible.
KRESKES   Κρησκης   m   Biblical Greek
Form of CRESCENS used in the Greek New Testament.
KYROS   Κυρος   m   Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of CYRUS.
LABAN   לָבָן   m   Biblical
Derived from Hebrew לָבָן (lavan) meaning "white"... [more]
LAEL   לָאֵל   m   Biblical
Means "of God" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father of Eliasaph in the Old Testament.
LAMECH   לָמֶך   m   Biblical
Possibly means "to make low" in Hebrew. This is the name of two characters in Genesis in the Old Testament: a descendant of Cain and the father of Noah.
LAZAROS   Λαζαρος   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of LAZARUS.
LAZARUS   Λαζαρος   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of Λαζαρος (Lazaros), a Greek form of ELEAZAR used in the New Testament... [more]
LEAH   לֵאָה   f   English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name לֵאָה (Le'ah) which was probably derived from the Hebrew word לְאָה (le'ah) meaning "weary"... [more]
LEHI   לֶחִי   m   Biblical, Mormon
From an Old Testament place name meaning "jawbone" in Hebrew. It is also used in the Book of Mormon as the name of a prophet.
LEIA   Λεια   f   Biblical Greek, Popular Culture
Form of LEAH used in the Greek Old Testament. This is the name of a princess in the 'Star Wars' movies by George Lucas, who probably based it on Leah.
LEMUEL   לְמוּאֵל   m   Biblical, Mormon, Biblical Hebrew
Means "belonging to God" in Hebrew. This was the name of a king briefly mentioned in Proverbs in the Old Testament. In the Book of Mormon it is the name of a son of Lehi and Sariah... [more]
LEUI   Λευι   m   Biblical Greek
Form of LEVI used in the Greek Bible.
LEVI   לֵוִי   m   Hebrew, English, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Possibly means "joined, attached" in Hebrew. As told in the Old Testament, Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites, known as the Levites... [more]
LEWI   לֵוִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Ancient Hebrew form of LEVI.
LIA (1)   f   Italian, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical Latin
Italian, Portuguese and Georgian form of LEAH.
LOIS (1)   Λωις   f   English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly derived from Greek λωιων (loion) meaning "more desirable" or "better"... [more]
LOT (1)   לוֹט   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "covering, veil" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a nephew of Abraham. Before Sodom was destroyed by God, he was directed to flee the city without looking back... [more]
LOUKAS   Λουκας   m   Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of LUKE.
LOUKIOS   Λουκιος   m   Ancient Roman (Hellenized), Biblical Greek
Greek form of LUCIUS.
LUCAS   m   English, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Biblical Latin
Latin form of Loukas (see LUKE).
LUCIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical, English
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was derived from Latin lux "light". This was the most popular of the praenomina. Two Etruscan kings of early Rome had this name as well as several prominent later Romans, including Lucius Annaeus Seneca (known simply as Seneca), a statesman, philosopher, orator and tragedian... [more]
LUKE   m   English, Biblical
English form of the Greek name Λουκας (Loukas) which meant "from Lucania", Lucania being a region in southern Italy (of uncertain meaning)... [more]
LYDIA   Λυδια   f   English, German, Finnish, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "from Lydia" in Greek. Lydia was a region on the west coast of Asia Minor. In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul... [more]
MAALA   Μααλα   f   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MAHLAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MACHALAT   מָחֲלַת   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHALATH.
MACHLAH   מַחְלָה   f & m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHLAH.
MACHLI   מַחְלִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHLI.
MADAI   מָדַי   m   Biblical
Means "Medes" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Japheth. He was the ancestor of the Medes, an ancient people related to the Persians.
MAELETH   Μαελεθ   f   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MAHALATH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MAGDALENE   Μαγδαληνη   f   German, Danish, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From a title which meant "of Magdala". Mary Magdalene, a character in the New Testament, was named thus because she was from Magdala - a village on the Sea of Galilee whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew... [more]
MAGDALINA   f   Old Church Slavic, Bulgarian
Old Slavic form of MAGDALENE, as well as a Bulgarian variant form.
MAHALAH   m   Biblical
Variant of MAHLAH used in the King James Version of the Old Testament.
MAHALATH   מָחֲלַת   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name מָחֲלַת (Machalat) meaning "lyre"... [more]
MAHALI   m   Biblical
Variant of MAHLI.
MAHLAH   מַחְלָה   f & m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name מַחְלָה (Machlah), possibly from חָלָה (chalah) meaning "weak" or "sick"... [more]
MAHLI   מַחְלִי   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name מַחְלִי (Machliy), possibly meaning "weak" or "sick"... [more]
MALACHI   מַלְאָכִי   m   Hebrew, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew מַלְאָכִי (Mal'akhiy) meaning "my messenger" or "my angel"... [more]
MAL'AKHI   מַלְאָכִי   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MALACHI.
MANAEM   Μαναημ   m   Biblical Greek
Form of MENAHEM used in the Greek Old Testament.


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