Biblical Names

Names from the Bible

Biblical Baby NamesA list of all classic Biblical Hebrew names and their Biblical origin. Names are sorted according to the English alphabet. The Bible is the world's largest resource for names. On eTeacherBiblical we present over 300 names chosen from the Bible and the popular derivatives of these names.
Each name is accompanied by the meaning and origin of the name and a description of the Biblical character.

 

Biblical Name History Gender
Aaron (Aharon)
אַהֲרֹן) אהרון)
Aaron, the hight priest, was Moses's brother.
Abi (Avi)
אֲבִי
Abi, or Abijah, was the mother of Hezekiah, the king of Judah.
Abiasaph (Aviasaf, Avi'asaf)
אֲבִיאָסָף
Abiasaph was one of Korah's sons.
Abiathar (Evyatar)
אֶבְיָתָר
Abiathar, the son of Ahimelech, was one of King David's priests.
Abidan (Avidan)
אֲבִידָן
Abidan was the captain of the tribe of Benjamin.
Abiel (Aviel, Avi'el)
אֲבִיאֵל
There are two people in the Bible called Abiel. One of them is King Saul's grandfather.
Abiezer (Aviezer, Avi'ezer)
אֲבִיעֶזֶר
There are several men in the Bible called Abiezer. One of them is an offspring of Manasseh.
Abigail (Avigayil)
אֲבִיגַיִל
Abigail was Nabal's wife, and after her husband's death – one of King David's wives.
Abihail (Avihayil, Avichayil)
אֲבִיחַיִל
There are several men in the Bible called Abihail. One of them is Queen Esther's father.
abihu (Avihu)
אֲבִיהוּא (אֲבִיהוּ)
Abihu was one of Aaron's sons.
Abijah (Aviya, Aviyah, Abiah)
אֲבִיָּה
There are different people in the Bible called Abijah. One of them is the second son of the prophet Samuel; another one - Abijah the son of Jeroboam - was the king of Judah; and another one - Abijah the son of Rehoboam - was the king of Israel. There is also one woman called Abijah: the mother of Hezekiah, the king of Judah.
Abimelech (Avimelech)
אֲבִימֶלֶךְ
There are several people in the Bible called Abimelech. One of them is Abimelech king of Gerar.
Abinadab (Avinadav)
אֲבִינָדָב
There are several men in the Bible called Abinadab. One of them is one of King Saul's sons.
Abinoam (Avinoam, Avinoam)
אֲבִינֹעַם (אבינועם)
Abinoam was the father of Barak, judge of Israel.
Abiram (Aviram)
אֲבִירָם
There are two people in the Bible called Abiram. One of them is a man of the tribe of Reuben.
Abishag (Avishag)
אֲבִישַׁג
Abishag was King David's personal servant.
Abishai (Avishai, Avshai)
אֲבִישַׁי (אַבְשַׁי)
Abishai, the son of Zeruiah, David's sister, was one of King David's heros.
Abishalom (Avishalom)
אֲבִישָׁלוֹם
The name "Abishalom" is a version of the name "Absalom". Abishalom was the father of Maachah, King Rehoboam's wife.
Abital (Avital)
אֲבִיטַל
Abital was one of King David's wives.
Abner (Avner)
אַבְנֵר
Abner son of Ner was King Saul's captain of host.
Abraham (Avraham)
אַבְרָהָם
The name of the first of the "three fathers" of the Jewish people. Originally, he was called "Abram". His name was altered to "Abraham" by God who spoke to him. He was Sarah's husband.
Absalom (Avshalom)
אַבְשָׁלוֹם
Absalom was one of King David's sons.
Adah (Ada)
עָדָה
There are two women in the Bible called Adah. One of them is the wife of Lamech, Cain's offspring. The other one is Esau's wife.
Adam
אָדָם
Adam was the name of the first man created by God. Eve's husband.
Addar (Adar)
אַדָּר
Addar was one of Benjamin's offspring.
Adiel (Adi'el)
עֲדִיאֵל
There are several people in the Bible called Adiel. One of them is the father of one of the priests.
Adin
עָדִין
One of the people who returned from Babylon to Israel at the time of Ezra and Nehemiah.
Ahiezer (Ahi'ezer)
אֲחִיעֶזֶר
There are two men in the Bible called Ahiezer. One of them is the captain of the tribe of Dan.
Ahijah (Ahiya, Ahiyah, Achiya, Achiyah)
אֲחִיָּה
There are several people in the Bible called Ahijah. One of them was a prophet in the time of King Jeroboam.
Ahinadab (Ahinadav)
אֲחִינָדָב
Ahinadab is the name of one of the twelve officers of King Solomon.
Ahinoam (Achinoam, Achino'am)
אֲחִינֹעַם (אחינועם)
There are two women in the Bible called Ahinoam: the first one is King Saul's wife, and the second – one of King David's wives.
Alon (Allon)
אַלּוֹן
One of Simeon's decendants.
Amaziah (Amatzia, Amatsya)
אֲמַצְיָה (אֲמַצְיָהוּ)
There are several people in the Bible called Amaziah. One of them is Amaziah, the son of Jehoash, the king of Judah.
Amittai (Amitay)
אֲמִתַּי
The name of the father of Jonah, the prophet.
Ammiel (Amiel, Ami'el)
עַמִּיאֵל
There are several people in the Bible called "Ammiel". One of them is one of the twelve people sent by Moses to search the land of Canaan.
Amminadab (Aminadav)
עַמִּינָדָב
There are a few people in the Bible called Amminadab. One of them is the father in law of Aaron, the high priest.
Amnon
אַמְנוֹן
There are two people in the Bible called Amnon. One of them is King David's elder son.
Amos
עָמוֹס
Amos was one of the prophets of Israel.
Amoz (Amotz, Amots)
אָמוֹץ
Amoz was the father of Isaiah the prophet.
Amram
עַמְרָם
There are two people in the Bible called Amram. One of them is the father of Moses and Aaron.
Anath (Anat)
עֲנָת
The name of the father of Shamgar, one of Israel's Judges. This is also the name of the goddess of war and furtility in the ancient Middle East.
Aner
עָנֵר
Aner is the name of a man who was Abraham's ally.
Aram
אֲרָם
There are several men in the Bible called Aram. One of them is one of the sons of Shem, Noah's son.
Ariel (Ari'el)
אֲרִיאֵל
Ariel was the name of a man contemporary with Ezra. This is also one of Jerusalem's appellations, as attested in the verse: "Woe to Ariel, to Ariel, the city where David dwelt." Isaiah 29, 1.
Asa
אָסָא
There are two people in the Bible called Asa. One of them was a king in Judah.
Asahel (Asael, Asa'el)
עֲשָׂהאֵל
There are several people in the Bible called "Asahel". One of them is the brother of Joab son of Zeruiah, King David's captain of the host.
Asaph (Asaf)
אסף
There are several people called Asaph in the Bible. One of them is a poet of the Levites of the time of King David.
Asenath (Asnat, Osnat)
אָסְנַת
The name of Josehp's wife.
Asher
אָשֵׁר
"Asher" is the name of one of Jacob's son, as well as the name of his tribe.
Atarah (Atara)
עֲטָרָה
Atarah was the wife of Jerahmeel, one of Judah's offspring.