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   26
    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   12
    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   33
    In Hebrew, it means 'God is my master','flock of God'.
    Adriel -the person who married Saul's daughter Merab.
  4. 4. Amos   2
    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   14
    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   4
    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   9
    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   6
    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   11
    In Hebrew, it means 'judgment of God; God my judge'.
    Daniel was a biblical prophet and writer of Book of Daniel.
  2. 2. David   3
    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   8
    In Hebrew, it means 'stone of help'.
    Ebenezer, a biblical place remembered for God's assistance in defeating the Philistines.
  2. 2. Elijah   5
    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   6
    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   22
    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   1
    In Greek, it means 'beloved'.
    Erastus was the name of Paul's assistant in the New Testament.
  6. 6. Ethan   43
    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   6
    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   7
    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   6
    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   2
    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   3
    In Hebrew, it means 'borne in pain'.
    Jabez was named so as his mother bore him with much pain.
  2. 2. Jacob   1
    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   2
    It means 'Supplanter' and is derived from Jacob.
    James was one of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ .
  4. 4. Jason   7
    In Hebrew, it means 'he that cures'.
    Jason was the name of a Samaritan who helped Apostle Paul.
  5. 5. Jethro   8
    In Hebrew, it means 'excellence'.
    Jethro was the father-in-law of Moses and also the priest of Midian.
  6. 6. Joel   3
    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   0
    In Hebrew, it means 'God is gracious'.
    The name was given to an apostle who baptized Jesus in the Jordan river.
  8. 8. Jonathan   10
    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   0
    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   5
    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   10
    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   7
    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   3
    In Hebrew, it means 'white'.
    Brother of Isaac's wife Rebekah was named Laban.
  2. 2. Lazarus   2
    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   6
    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   11
    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. Nathan   5
    In Hebrew, it means 'given; giving; rewarded'.
    Nathan was a prophet and also the name of one of King David's sons.
  2. 2. Nehemiah   2
    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.
  3. 3. Noah   3
    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   1
    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   2
    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   4
    In Hebrew, it means 'chief'.
    Rosh was the son of Benjamin.
Bible boy names starting with S
  1. 1. Seth   7
    In Hebrew,it means one who puts; appointed'.
    Seth was name of the third son of Adam and Eve.
  2. 2. Simeon   1
    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   3
    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   2
    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   4
    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   8
    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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