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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 giving it an appealing gentleness. In the Old Te... 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 Axel.  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 to be in the Top 15. One of those golden boys' names that feels traditional as well ... Read More 

  • Daniel

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    Daniel is a perennial favorite. Having re-entered the Top 10 this year, Daniel is one of only a handful of male names that sounds both classic and modern, strong yet approachable, and popular but ... 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 firmly in the Top 50 at Number 43. While Eli is a full name on its own, it can be a sh... 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 from being ... Read More 

  • Hannah

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    Hannah is one of the nation's top biblical girl's 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 has finally ceded his Number 1 spot to biblical Noah, after holding first place from 1999 to 2012, having been given a huge boost by the Twilight phenomenon. Jacob has widespread ap... 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 a... 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 of Adam wh... Read More 

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