Biblical Boy Names

When it comes to biblical baby names, everyone knows of Adam and Eve, of course. But we dug a little deeper! Check out this list of boy names from the Bible and see if one suits your son.

  1. Abraham+ Abraham is referred to as the father of the Israelites by Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Read more about Abraham
  2. Aaron+ Aaron was the first high priest of Israel and the brother of Moses. Read more about Aaron
  3. Adam+ Adam was the first man, made in God's image. Read more about Adam
  4. Andrew+ Andrew was the first chosen apostle of Jesus. Read more about Andrew
  5. Benjamin+ Benjamin was the 12th and most beloved son of Jacob. Read more about Benjamin
  6. Bartholomew+ Bartholomew was one of the 12 apostles of Christ. He is believed to have preached the gospel in India. Read more about Bartholomew
  7. David+ David was the shepherd boy who defeated Goliath and became King David. He is mentioned in the Bible more than 1,000 times. Read more about David
  8. Daniel+ Daniel is famous for interpreting dreams and was an important figure in court. He is considered a prophet among Christians and Muslims. Read more about Daniel
  9. Eli+ Eli was the high priest of Israel and Samuel's mentor. Read more about Eli
  10. Esau+ Esau was the twin of Jacob, son of Isaac. He was Isaac's favorite. Read more about Esau
  11. Ethan+ Ethan was a biblical wise man. Read more about Ethan
  12. Jonah+ In Christianity, this follower of God is most famous for being swallowed by a whale and then spit out after three days. This is interpreted as a foreshadowing of the resurrection of Christ. Read more about Jonah
  13. Jacob+ In the Bible, Jacob is the son of Isaac and Rebecca. This was the most popular boy's name in the United States in 2009. Read more about Jacob
  14. Luke+ Luke was the author of one of the New Testament Gospels, as well as the Book of Acts. Read more about Luke
  15. Moses+ Moses is famous for rescuing the Israelites out of captivity in Egypt. He was also the recipient of the Ten Commandments from God. Read more about Moses
  16. Noah+ Noah built an ark, which rescued his family and each species of animal during the Great Flood. Read more about Noah
  17. Samuel+ Samuel is a prophet who anointed Saul and David as kings of Israel. Read more about Samuel
  18. Timothy+ Timothy was an assistant to Paul and a respected disciple of Christ. Read more about Timothy