48 Handpicked Names from the bible.

Here is a handpicked list of names of popular men from The Bible. The list includes names of kings, prophets, priests, disciples, apostles etc... Let this be your inspiration for finding the most suitable Bible names for boys.

Bible boy names starting with A
  1. 1. Abel  
    In Hebrew, it means 'Vanity, breath'.
    Abel, son of Adam and Eve and killed by his brother Cain in a fit of jealousy.
  2. 2. Abner  
    In Hebrew, it means 'father of light'.
    Abner, son of Ner- the name of Saul's cousin and was army commander during Saul's regime.
  3. 3. Adriel  
    In Hebrew, it means 'God is my master','flock of God'.
    Adriel -the person who married Saul's daughter Merab.
  4. 4. Amos  
    In Hebrew, it means 'carried by God'; 'burden'.
    Amos was the eighth century BC prophet who authored a book in his name.
  5. 5. Asher  
    In Hebrew, it means 'Happiness'.
    Asher was Jacob's 8th son who was blessed with a life full of abundance.
Bible boy names starting with B
  1. 1. Barnabas  
    In Aramaic, it means 'son of consolation'.
    Barnabas was the biblical first century apostle who accompanied Paul on his early missionary journeys.
  2. 2. Benjamin  
    In Hebrew, it means 'Son of my right hand'.
    Benjamin was the youngest of the twelve sons of Jacob and Rachel in Genesis, also the founders of the twelve Israeli tribes.
  3. 3. Boaz  
    In Hebrew, it means 'swiftness'.
    Boaz was the wealthy and generous second husband of Ruth and kinsman of her first husband.
Bible boy names starting with D
  1. 1. Daniel  
    In Hebrew, it means 'judgment of God; God my judge'.
    Daniel was a biblical prophet and writer of Book of Daniel.
  2. 2. David  
    In Hebrew, it means 'beloved'.
    David was the name of the second king of Israel who slew the giant Goliath.
Bible boy names starting with E
  1. 1. Ebenezer  
    In Hebrew, it means 'stone of help'.
    Ebenezer, a biblical place remembered for God's assistance in defeating the Philistines.
  2. 2. Elijah  
    In Hebrew, it means 'Jehovah is God'.
    Elijah, a known Old Testament prophet who went to heaven in a chariot of fire.
  3. 3. Enoch  
    In Hebrew, it means 'dedicated'.
    Enoch, son of Jared , the eldest son of Cain, the father of Methuselah, and the great-grandfather of Noah.
  4. 4. Ephraim  
    In Hebrew, it means 'fruitful,increasing'.
    Ephraim, the second son of Joseph and founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
  5. 5. Erastus  
    In Greek, it means 'beloved'.
    Erastus was the name of Paul's assistant in the New Testament.
  6. 6. Ethan  
    In Hebrew, it means 'firm, strong'.
    The name was given to an Ezrahite in the Bible and the author of Psalm 89 .
  7. 7. Ezekiel  
    In Hebrew, it means 'the strength of God'.
    Ezekiel, author of the Book of Ezekiel, a prophet who was held as captive and taken to Babylon at the first fall of Jerusalem.
Bible boy names starting with G
  1. 1. Gideon  
    In Hebrew, it means 'he that bruises or breaks; a destroyer'
    Gideon, a righteous judge called on by God to help the Jews rescue from the Midianites
Bible boy names starting with H
  1. 1. Hezekiah  
    In Hebrew, it means 'God is my strength'; 'God has strengthened'.
    Hezekiah was the name of the king of Judah who succeeded his father, Ahaz.
Bible boy names starting with I
  1. 1. Isaac  
    In Hebrew, it means 'Laughter'.
    Isaac, the promised son,born to Abraham and his wife Sarah.
Bible boy names starting with J
  1. 1. Jabez  
    In Hebrew, it means 'borne in pain'.
    Jabez was named so as his mother bore him with much pain.
  2. 2. Jacob  
    In Hebrew, it means 'supplanter'.
    Jacob, the youngest son of Isaac and Rebecca, was one of the most important patriarchs of Israel.
  3. 3. James  
    It means 'Supplanter' and is derived from Jacob.
    James was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ .
  4. 4. Jason  
    In Hebrew, it means 'he that cures'.
    Jason was the name of a Samaritan who helped Apostle Paul.
  5. 5. Jethro  
    In Hebrew, it means 'excellence'.
    Jethro was the father-in-law of Moses and also the priest of Midian.
  6. 6. Joel  
    In Hebrew, it means 'he that wills or commands'
    Joel was one of King David's 'mighty men' and author of Book of Joel.
  7. 7. John  
    In Hebrew, it means 'God is gracious'.
    The name was given to an apostle who baptized Jesus in the Jordan river.
  8. 8. Jonathan  
    In Hebrew, it means 'God's gift','Jehovah has given'.
    Jehovah was the eldest son of King Saul.(1 Samuel 13:2)
  9. 9. Joseph  
    In Hebrew, it means 'Jehovah increases'
    In the Bible, Joseph was the name of the Jacob's son who was sold to slavery and eventually became the supreme leader of Egypt.
  10. 10. Joshua  
    In Hebrew, it meansĀ  'Jehovah is savior','Jehovah is my salvation'.
    Joshua, the son of Nun, succeeded Moses to lead Israelites to the Promised Land.
  11. 11. Jotham  
    In Hebrew, it means 'The Lord is perfect'.
    Jotham was Gideon's youngest son, who escaped the massacre of his seventy brothers. He was also theĀ  king of Judah during a time of military strife.
  12. 12. Jubal  
    In Latin, it means 'horn','music'.
    Jubal was Adah's son who invented harp and organ in the Old Testament.
Bible boy names starting with L
  1. 1. Laban  
    In Hebrew, it means 'white'.
    Brother of Isaac's wife Rebekah was named Laban.
  2. 2. Lazarus  
    The Greek version of Hebrew origin, means 'God is my help'.
    The brother of Mary and Martha of Bethany whom Jesus raised from the dead.
  3. 3. Luke  
    In Greek, it means 'Light giving'.
    The author of the third Gospel, an evangelist and friend of Saint Paul .
Bible boy names starting with M
  1. 1. Mahlon  
    In Hebrew, it means 'sickly'.
    Mahlon was the person who married Ruth and was the elder son of Naomi.
Bible boy names starting with N
  1. 1. Nain  
    Eye in Hindi/Urdu; Pleasant, Sweet or Lovely in Hebrew
    Its the name of a town mentioned in The Bible, which was visited by Jesus - Luke 7:11
  2. 2. Nathan  
    In Hebrew, it means 'given; giving; rewarded'.
    Nathan was a prophet and also the name of one of King David's sons.
  3. 3. Nehemiah  
    In Hebrew, it means 'comforted by God'.
    Nehemiah was the prophet and the son of Hachaliah assigned the rebuilding of Jerusalem after the Babylonian captivity.
  4. 4. Noah  
    In Hebrew, it means 'rest,repose,consolation'.
    As commanded by God, he saved his family and a pair of every species of animal from the wrath of God- the Flood.
Bible boy names starting with P
  1. 1. Phinehas  
    In Hebrew, it means ' Oracle'.
    He was one of the sons of high priest Eli and also one of the sons of another high priest Eleazar.
Bible boy names starting with R
  1. 1. Reuben  
    In Hebrew, it means 'who sees the son; the vision of the son'.
    Reuben was the first born son of Jacob and Leah, and the founder of one of the tribes of Israel.
  2. 2. Rosh  
    In Hebrew, it means 'chief'.
    Rosh was the son of Benjamin.
Bible boy names starting with S
  1. 1. Seth  
    In Hebrew,it means one who puts; appointed'.
    Seth was name of the third son of Adam and Eve.
  2. 2. Simeon  
    In Hebrew, it means 'listening'
    Simeon was Leah and Jacob's son, and another Simeon, the old man who recognized Jesus as the Messiah.
Bible boy names starting with T
  1. 1. Titus  
    In Latin, it means 'pleasing'.
    Titus was a trusted companion of Apostle Paul in the New Testament.
Bible boy names starting with V
  1. 1. Victor  
    In Latin, it means 'victory'.
    Victor is the name given to Christ and his victory on the cross.
Bible boy names starting with Z
  1. 1. Zacharias  
    In Hebrew, it means 'The Lord has remembered'.
    Zacharias was the husband of Elizabeth and father of John the Baptist in the New Testament.
  2. 2. Zephaniah  
    In Hebrew, it means 'The Lord has concealed'; 'The Lord has protected'.
    Zephaniah was the name of the son of Cushi, also the son of Maaseiah and the father of Josiah.

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