Bible Baby Names: Most Popular

Bible baby names have been getting increasingly popular over the past several decades. Old Testament Names for boys, particularly, have been high on the popular baby names list, but some Biblical girls' names are also longtime favorites. Here's a selection of the most popular Bible baby names. For more unusual choices, you might also want to check the Cool Bible Baby Names list.
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  • Aaron

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    Aaron has been in and around the Top 50 for two decades, and is still an attractive, timeless choice. The softness of Aaron's initial double vowel gives it an appealing gentleness.

    In... Read More 

  • Adam

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    Adam -- a primal Old Testament name -- was revived as a 1960s cowboy name. Adam is now well out of the Top 50 and feels ready for a respite, replaced by newer A names like Aidan/Aiden, Avery and... Read More 

  • Benjamin

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    Benjamin is a biblical name that has enjoyed widespread favor for decades -- and is attractive and strong enough for it to break into the top 10 for the first time ever in 2015. One of those... Read More 

  • Daniel

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    Daniel is a perennial favorite; it's been in the Top 15 names for boys every year since 1972, Daniel is one of only a handful of male names that sounds both classic and modern, strong yet... Read More 

  • Eli

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    Eli--a solid Biblical name with lots of spirit and energy -- has been bounding up the popularity charts, now just outside the Top 50 at Number 53.

    While Eli is a full name on its own,... Read More 

  • Ethan

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    Ethan, which was given a big boost via the name of the Tom Cruise character in the Mission Impossible film series, is now the sixth most popular boys' name in the country, dropping down... Read More 

  • Hannah

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    Hannah is one of the nation's top biblical girls' names—it surpassed Sarah in 1998, and is behind only Abigail and Elizabeth. Hannah is a name with many sources of appeal: Old Testament roots,... Read More 

  • Jacob

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    Biblical Jacob ceded his Number 1 spot to biblical Noah, in 2013, after holding first place from 1999 to 2012, having been given a huge boost by the Twilight phenomenon. Jacob has... Read More 

  • Jadon

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    The authentic Biblical form of a name that has become even more popular as Jaden, Jayden, Jaidan et al. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, whose children are named creatively after their parents... Read More 

  • Jared

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    Jared is an Old Testament name that has been popular for decades--it was revived in the sixties via TV westerns-- and is still an appealing option.

    In the Bible, Jared was a descendant... Read More 

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