Biblical Girl Names

Biblical names are a favorite of mothers because of the meaningful stories behind each name. Discover the most inspiring name for your baby girl.

  1. Abigail+ In the Old Testament, Abigail was the name of King David's third wife. The name also means "a fountain of joy." Throughout the Bible, Abigail shows her devotion to God's wishes. Read more about Abigail
  2. Christiana+ Christiana is derived from Christian, which refers to a person's belief in Christ. This is a popular biblical name because of its direct reference to Christianity. Read more about Christiana
  3. Esther+ Esther was a Jewish wife of the Persian King who helped rescue the Jews from persecution. In the Bible, Esther is also known as Hadassah, which means Myrtle. Myrtle branches signify peace and thanksgiving. Read more about Esther
  4. Hannah+ Hannah is the mother of the prophet Samuel. Her faith in God allowed her to conceive when she previously had been barren. Her story teaches that God blesses the faithful. Read more about Hannah
  5. Naomi+ Naomi is the mother-in-law of Ruth. Her name means pleasant, agreeable, and sweet -- everything a mother could want of her daughter! Read more about Naomi
  6. Ruth+ Ruth's story is an example of the ultimate sacrifice to honor elders. Even when her husband died, she continued to follow and care for her mother-in-law, Naomi. Read more about Ruth
  7. Danielle+ The feminine version of the biblical name Daniel. Daniel was famous for his ability to interpret dreams. He rose to become one of the most important figures in the court because of this. Some Christian denominations regard him as a saint and prophet. Read more about Danielle
  8. Zoe+ This name has a joyful meaning for Christians, who often use this name for their children in reference to their belief in eternal life. Read more about Zoe
  9. Leah+ A biblical name for the first wife of Jacob and the mother of six leaders of Israel's 12 tribes. Read more about Leah