Bible Names for Boys

Bible names have been popular for boys for more than a generation now, with early favorites Aaron and Adam giving way to new favorites such as Asher and Abraham. Here's our collection of biblical baby names for boys.
  • Jadon

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

  • Jedediah

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  • Jeremiah

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    Jeremiah, which is currently in the Top 60 --is a solid Old Testament prophet name that has gradually taken the place of the now dated Jeremy, Gerard and Gerald, joining other currently popular... Read More 

  • Jethro

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    Jethro, though the biblical father-in-law of Moses, has suffered for a long time from a Beverly Hillbilly image, but some really adventurous parents might consider updating and urbanizing it and... Read More 

  • John

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    John reigned as the most popular of all boys' Christian names for 400 years, from the time the first Crusaders carried it back to Britain until the 1950s, at which point American baby namers... Read More 

  • Jonah

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    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

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    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 

  • Joshua

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    Joshua was a Top 10 name from 1983 until 2010, now ranking at Number 33. Still, with almost 10,000 little Joshuas entering the already crowded Josh World in 2015, it's tough for any new Joshua to... Read More 

  • Josiah

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    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 57,... Read More 

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