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Actor Joaquin Phoenix (brother of River, Rain, Liberty and Summer) highlighted this one, then Kelly Ripa began talking about younger son Joaquin on her daily TV show, and presto—it's now one of... Read More
Jonah, the name of the Old Testament prophet who was swallowed by the whale, only to emerge unharmed three days later, is increasingly appreciated by parents looking for a biblical name less... Read More
Joseph is one of the most classic names in American nomenclature, popular with parents from many ethnic backgrounds and having dual-religious appeal. In the Old Testament, Joseph is the 12th and... Read More
Josiah -- a biblical name with lots of quaint, old-fashioned charm -- makes a much fresher sounding alternative to either Joseph or Joshua, combining the best of both. Josiah is now at Number 64,... Read More
Jude is an example of a name whose image was turned on its head primarily by one appealing celebrity. So take a bow, Jude Law: You--in collaboration with the Lennon-McCartney song "Hey... Read More
Levi, lighter and more energetic than most biblical names, with its up vowel ending, combines Old Testament gravitas with the casual flair associated with Levi Strauss jeans.
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Micah is a biblical name that growing numbers of parents are looking at as a more unusual alternative to Michael, projecting a shinier, more lively image.
Micah is the name of a... Read More
Noah surprised the baby name world in 2013 to become the new Number 1 name, unseating Jacob after a 13-year reign, and has done it again in 2014.
Noah, the name of the Old Testament... Read More
Raphael is a romantic archangel name that sounds both artistic and powerful. Raphael is also a great cross-cultural choice, with significance for people with both Latinate and Jewish roots, plus... Read More
Reuben is a rich and resonant underused Old Testament choice with several ingredients for success: its biblical pedigree as Jacob's first born son by Leah and the founder of one of the tribes of... Read More
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