Bible Names for boys

50 Bible Names for boys and their meanings

Name they say is the most precious gift parents can give to their children, but most often we tend to forget this. That’s why we brought you these bible names for boys.

Every name has an effect on the bearer, either good name or bad name. why some people go through hell on Earth is because of the name they bear.

Some parents give names to their child based on the situation at the time of the child’s birth, or because someone did something great for them and they think the best way to appreciate the person is to name their child after the person.

Some parents will give their children ‘wickedness of the world’ as a name just because of the way someone or the way people treat them, and when this child grows up the only thing he/she will experience in the world is the wickedness of the world.

Why would you give your child a name like ‘the world is bitter’? Why would you name your child after a god?

What were you or what did you think when you gave your child a name? Did you think of the effect?

Some husband and wife will give different bad names to their child because of a beef between them.

I know of a woman who gave her granddaughter ‘relationship has ended’ just because she was having quarrels with her sister at the time when the child was born, can you imagine? Now they have settled their beef, but what becomes of the child? That is what so many people seem to forget.

Even many of the religious names you give to your children are not worth it.

Because you see a name in the Bible or you heard of a strong man of God in the Bible you decided to give your child the name without making research to know what the name means.

There are some Bible Names, even beards by strong men that I will never give to my child because of their negative meanings. Did you know that Abel means Vanity?

In this article you will discover 50 Bible names for boys and their meanings. So keep reading till the end to discover all the bible names for boys and don’t skip any part of this article so that you wouldn’t miss the precious parts.

Bible names for boy

1.Aaron

Aaron is a Hebrew male name which mean ‘mountaineer’ or ‘mountain of strength’ or ‘shinning light’.

Aaron was the older brother of Moses in the old testament. He was the first high priest of the Israelites.

2. Abba

The biblical male baby name ‘Abba’ is Aramaic-Chaldean in origin. Abba mean ‘father’. Abba is the customary tittle used of God in prayer. Jesus Christ used the term “Abba Father” when he prayed to God before his arrest. Mark 14:36.

3. Abda

Abda is a Hebrew name for both male and female child. Abda mean ‘servant’. Abda is the name of two isrealites in the old testament. Abda was the father of Adoniram, who in charge of the taxes under Kind Solomon. one of the descendants of Jeduthan, of the tribe of Levi was also named Abda. 1 King 4:6, Nehemiah 11:17, 1 Chronicles 9:16.

4. Abednego

Abednego is Aramaic in origin. It is for a male child. this biblical baby name mean ‘servant of Nego’. Abednego was the Aramaic name given to Azariah by kind Nebuchadnezzer, the king of Babylon. Abednego, along with shadrach and Meshach.

5. Abel

The biblical baby name Abel is Hebrew in origin. Abel mean ‘Breath’ or ‘Vanity’.

Abel was the second son of Adam and Eve, the first human beings. Abel was killed by his brother Cain because he found favor in the sight of God. Genesis 4:1-16

6. Abi

The biblical baby name (Male/Female) is Hebrew in origin. Abi mean ‘Fatherly’. Abi was the daughter of Zachariah, wife of Ahaz and the mother of Hezekiah, the king of Judah. She is also called Abijah in the Bible. 2 Kings 18:2.

7. Abia

The Biblical baby name (Male/Female) Abia (Abiah) is the Greek version of the Hebrew name Abijah. The meaning of this name is ‘the Lord is my Father’. 1 Chronicle 2:24, 3:10, 6:2, 7:8.

8. Abida

The Biblical baby name (Male/Female)  Abida (Abidah) is Hebrew in origin. Abida mean ‘Father of Knowledge’ or ‘Knowing’. Abida was a son of Midian and a grandson of Abraham and Keturah. 1 Chronicle 1:33.

9. Abidan

Abidan is Hebrew in origin. This Biblical baby name for male child mean ‘Father of Judgement’ or ‘Judge’. Abidan was the chief of the tribe of Benjamin at the time of Exodus. Number 1:11, 2:22.

10. Abiel

This biblical baby is Hebrew in origin. Abiel mean ‘God is my Father’ or ‘Pius’. Abiel is a name of two men in the Bible. Abiel was an ancestor of saul and kish. Abiel was also the name of one of the mighty warrior in David’s army. 1 Samuel 9:1, 14:51.

11. Abihu

Abihu is Hebrew in origin. This Biblical baby name (Male/Female) Abihu mean ‘worshiper of God’. Abihu was the second son of Aaron and Elisheba, and belong to the tribe of Levi. Exodus 6:23, Leviticus 6:9.

12. Abijah

The biblical name (Male/Female)  Abijah is Hebrew origin. Abijah mean ‘God is my Father’. The Greek version of this name is Abiah. Several men and women bear Abijah in the Bible, is a very common name. 1 Chronicles 3:10, 7:8; 1 Kings 14:1-18;  2 Chronicles 29:1.

13. Abimael

This biblical male baby name is Hebrew in origin. Abimael mean ‘God is my Father’. Abimael was a descendant of Joktan, and the founder of an Arabic tribe.                                     1 Chronicles 1:22.

14. Abimelech

The Biblical male baby name Abimelech  is Hebrew in origin. Abimelech  mean ‘Father of the King’. Abimelech was the tittle assumed by the Philistine Kings of the Old testament.

Abraham introduced Sarah his wife to Abimelech, the king of Gerar as his sister in the Old Testament. Abimelech was also the name of a son of Gideon and the name of a high priest during the time of King David. Gen. 20:1-18; 21:22-34; Judges 9:1; 1 Chronicles 18:16.

15. Abinadab

Abinadab is Hebrew in origin. This Biblical male baby name mean ‘Father of generosity’ or ‘generous’. Abinadab was a high priest in whose house the ark of the covenant was kept for 20 years. Other men bearing the name Abinadab are a son of Jesse the father of king David, a son of king Saul and an officer of King Solomon. 1 Kings 4:11; 1 Samuel 7:1; 16:8; 31:2.

16. Abishai

The Biblical baby name (Male/Female) is Hebrew in origin and the meaning is ‘giver of a gift’. Abishai was the eldest son of Zeruiah, the sister of David. Abishai was one of the captains of David’s army. 2 Samuel 1:2,5,12; 23:18.

17. Abiud

The Biblical male baby name is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘Father of Renown’. Abiud was the son of Zerubbabel and the father of Eliakim. Matthew 1:13.

18. Abner

Abner is Hebrew in origin. This Biblical male baby name mean ‘father of light’ or ‘enlightening’. Abner was the uncle of king Saul, and the commander-in-chief of his army.   1 Samuel 14:50; 17:55; 2 Samuel 3:33-38.

19. Abraham

Abraham, the Biblical male baby name is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘father of multitude’. Abraham was the son of Terah. His original name was Abram, but was changed by to Abraham as a symbol of his promise to make Abraham the father of many nations. Gen. 11:27; 12:2,3,7; Hebrew 11:17-19.

20. Abram

The Biblical male baby name Abram is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘high father’. Abram was the original name of Abraham before God changed it. Genesis 17:4,5.

21. Absalom

Absalom, the Biblical male baby name is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘father of peace’ or ‘peaceful’. Absalom was the the third son of king David by maacah. Absalom led a revolt against his father David, and was killed by Joab while fleeing from the subsequent battle. 2 Samuel 3:3; 18:33.

22.  Adaiah

The Biblical baby name (Male/Female) Adaiah is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘God has adorned’. There are 8 men named Adaiah in the Old Testament. Of them are, Adaiah, the father of Jedidah and the grand father of king Josiah, and Adaiah, the son of Ethan are notable. 2 Kings 22:1; 1 Chronicles 6:41-43.

23. Adam

Adam, the Biblical male baby name is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘man’ or ‘red-complexioned’. Adam was the first human being created by God from the dust on earth. Adam’s wife, Eve was created from his rib. Adam and Eve lived in the garden of Eden before they were sent out as the result of their disobedience. Adam is also the name of a city in the valley of Jordan. Genesis 1:27; 5:32; Joshua 3:16.

24. Adamah

The meaning of the Biblical baby name (Male/Female) Adamah is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘red earth’. Adamah was a fortified city belonging to the tribe of Naphthali. Adama is also called Admah in the Bible. Joshua 19:33,36.

25. Adar

The Biblical male baby name Adar (Addar) is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘ample’, ‘exceeding’, ‘glorious’. Adar was a son of Bela, and grandson of Benjamin. Adar was the name of city in Judah, near Edom. Joshua 15:3; 1 Chronicles 8:3.

50 Bible Names for boys

26. Agrippa

The Biblical male baby name Agrippa is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘tamer of wild horses’. Agrippa was the name of a ruling family in Israel at the time of Jesus Christ. Acts 25:12, 22-26; Acts 26.

27. Ahab

Ahab, the biblical male baby name is Hebrew in origin. Ahab mean ‘father’s brother’ or ‘uncle’. There are two men named Ahab in the Bible. Ahab was the son of Omri, and the seventh king of Israel. His wife was Jezebel. Ahab was also the name of a false prophet during the time of Jeremiah. He was executed by Nebuchadrezzar. 1 kings 16-22; 2 kings 8:18; 2 Chronicles 22:3; Micah 6:16.

28. Ahijah

The Biblical male baby name Ahijah (Ahiah) is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘friend of God’. There are nine Israelites  named Ahijah in the Bible. Ahijah was name of a grandson of Phinehas, one of the officials in the court of Solomon, a prophet, a son of Jerahmeel, one of the mighty warriors in king David’s army and one of the heads of tribes who signed the covenant with Nehemiah. 1 Samuel 14:3,18; 1 kings 4:3,14:2.

29.  Alexander

Alexander, the Biblical male baby name is Greek in origin and its meaning is ‘defender of men’ or ‘brave’. see Alexander in the Bible; Mark 15:21; Acts 4:6,19:33; 2 Timothy 4:14.

30.  Alpha

The Biblical baby name (Male/Female) Alpha is Greek in origin and it is the ‘first letter of the Greek alphabet’. Alpha, and Omega, the last letter of the Greek alphabet is used in the Old and New Testament to express the eternity of God. Revelation 1:8,11; 21:6;13 Isaiah 41:4; 44:6.

31. Amos

Amos is  Hebrew in origin. is a name for a male child. Amos mean ‘burden’. Amos was the author of the book of Amos in the Bible. Amos 1:1; 7:14,15.

32. Ananias

Ananias is the Greek version of Hebrew name Hananiah. Ananias mean ‘God has given’. see Ananias in the Bible; Acts 4:36, 37, 5:5, 9:10, 23:2,5,24.

33. Andrew

Andrew is the English version of the Greek name Andreas. Andrew mean ‘manliness’. See Andrew in the Bible; Mark 1:16,17; 13:3; John 1:44; 6:8,9; Matthew 4:18; 10:2.

34. Angel

The Biblical baby name (Male/Female) Angel is Greek in origin and its meaning is ‘messenger of God’. See Angel in the Bible; Genesis 18:2; 32:24; Joshua 5:13; Daniel 3:25; Matthew 1:20; 28:2; Luke 1:26; John 20:12; Acts 1:10.

35. Apollos

Apollos is Greek in origin. The name is for a male child and its meaning is ‘given by Apollo’, the Greek god of light and music. see Apollos in the Bible; Acts 18:24, 27; 1 Corinthians 16:12; Titus 3:13.

36. Ariel

Ariel is Hebrew in origin. The name is for both male and female child and the meaning is ‘lion of God’. See Ariel in the Bible; Ezra 8:16; Isaiah 29:1,2.

37. Asa

The Biblical name Asa is Hebrew in origin and it mean ‘healer’. Asa is fo both male and femal child. See Asa in the Bible; 1 Chronicles; 9:16 2 Chronicles 14:8,9; 15:8.

38. Barabbas

Barabbas mean ‘son of Abba’. The name is Aramaic in origin. Barabbas is for a male child. See Barabbas in the Bible; Mark 15:7; Luke 23:19; John 18:40.

39. Barak

Barak is Hebrew in origin. The name is for a male child and its meaning is ‘lightening’ or ‘flashing sword’. See Barak in the Bible; Judges 4:6,16; 5; Hebrew 11:32.

40. Barnabas

Barnabas is Aramaic in origin. The name is for a male child and its meaning is ‘son of consolation’. See Barnabas in the Bible; Acts 4:36; 9:27; 11:19-26; 26:17; Gal.2:1.

41. Bartholomew

Bartholomew is Hebrew in origin. The name is for a male child and its meaning is ‘son of Tolmai’. See Bartholomew in the Bible; Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:14; Acts 1:13

42. Baruch

Baruch is Hebrew in origin. The name is for a male child and its meaning is ‘blessed’. See Baruch in the Bible; Jeremiah 36; Nehemiah 3:20; 10:6; 11:5; Matthew 32:12; 36:4.

43. Ben

Ben is Hebrew in origin. The name is for a male child and its meaning is ‘son’. See Ben in the Bible; 1 Chronicles 15:18.

44. Benjamin

The Biblical male baby name Benjamin is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is 'son of the right hand' or 'fortunate'. See Benjamin in the Bible; Gen. 35:16,18; 1 Chronicles 7:10; Ezra 10:32. Click To Tweet

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45. Bishop

The Biblical male baby name Bishop is English in origin and its meaning is ‘overseer’ or ‘spiritual superintendent’. The Greek word for Bishop used in the Bible is episkopos. See Bishop in the Bible; Acts 20:17-28; 1 Peter 5:1,2.

46. Caesar

The Biblical male baby name Caesar is Latin in origin and its meaning is ‘long haired’. See Caesar in the Bible; Matthew 22:17; Luke 2:1; 3:1; 20:22.

47. Cain

The Biblical male baby name Cain is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘possession’ or ‘a spear’. See Cain in the Bible; Genesis 4.

48. Caleb

The Biblical male baby name Caleb is Hebrew in origin and its meaning is ‘forceful’ or ‘a dog’. See Caleb in the Bible; 1 Chronicles 2:9,18,19,42,50; Joshua 14:6,15:13-15; 21:10-12; 1 Samuel 25:3.

49. Christian

The Biblical name Christian is Greek in origin and it mean ‘followers of Christ’. Christian is fo both male and femal child. See Christian in the Bible; Acts 11:26; 26:28; 1 Peter 4:16.

50. Clement

The bible names for boys Clement is Latin in origin and its meaning is ‘merciful’ or ‘mild’. See Clement in the Bible; Philippians 4:3; Philemon 4:3.

What is your own name?  What are the Bible names for boys you give your male children? do you know the meaning? Send your Biblical name and I will tell you the meaning, and if you know the meaning of your name share it at the comment section below. 

Remember; A good Name is far better than gold or silver.

5 thoughts on “50 Bible Names for boys and their meanings

  1. Good to know, some would even name after their great great grand whatsoever. All still ball down to culture and belief.

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