Biblical Latin Submitted Names

These names appear in the Latin Bible (the Vulgate). See also about biblical names.
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ACHSA f Biblical Latin
Variant of Achsah used in some versions of the Old Testament, including the Vulgate and the Douay-Rheims Bible. It was borne by American spiritualist Achsa W. Sprague (1827-1862), a popular trance medium lecturer in the 1850s.
AJALON f & m Biblical, Biblical Latin, English (American, Rare)
Variant of Aijalon occurring in some translations of the Old Testament.
AMASIAS m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Amaziah used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
ANAIAS m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Anaiah used in the Greek and Latin bibles.
ASLIA m Hebrew (Latinized), Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of Atsalyahu, as it first appeared in the Vulgate. Also compare Esli.
BETHIA f Biblical Latin, Scottish, English, Medieval English
Form of Bithiah used in some versions of the Old Testament. This name was popular in Scotland from the 17th century as an Anglicised form of Gaelic Beathag. It is occasionally used as a Latinized form of Beth and in medieval England was a diminutive of Elizabeth.
BETHSABEE f Biblical Latin
Form of Bathsheba used in the Latin Bible.
HUR m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Latin
Probably from the ancient Hebrew noun חור (hur), which means "something white" or "white stuff". This name belonged to several characters in the Old Testament, including a character in The Book of Exodus, who, along with Aaron, held up Moses' hands... [more]
IAMES m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of James used in Greek and Latin bible.
IEMIMA f Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Jemima used in the Latin and Greek Bible.
IONATHAS m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Greek form of Jonathan, as it first appeared in the Septuagint. It was later also used in the Vulgate, specifically in I Maccabees.
ISKAE f Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Iscah used in the Latin and Greek Bible.
JAKOBUS m Biblical Latin, Biblical German
Variant of Jacobus used in the German New Testament.
LYDDA f Biblical Latin
A historical place in Biblical History. Placed in Israel
NUBESA f English, Biblical Latin
Meaning 'cloud', heavenly.
OPHRA m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Ophrah used in the Latin and Greek Bible.
PHENENNA f Biblical Latin
Form of Peninnah used in the Latin Vulgate and Douay-Rheims versions of the Bible.
RESIA m Biblical Latin
Variant of Rezia appearing in the Latin Vulgate Bible.
SAMARIA f Biblical Latin (Latinized)
The name Samaria is the Latin transliteration of the Greek Σαμαρεια (Samareia), which in turn is a Hellenized version of the Hebrew name שמרון (Shomron). It means, "to keep, guard, observe, or give heed."
SEDECIAS m Biblical Latin
Latin form of Tzidqiyyahu (see Zedekiah) via its hellenized form Zedekias.
SOPATER m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Biblical Latin
Latinized form of Sopatros. A notable bearer of this name is Sopater of Apamea, a Greek philosopher from the 4th century AD.... [more]
SOSIPATER m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Biblical Latin
Latinized form of Sosipatros. This is the name of a Greek man from the New Testament.