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.
  • Seth

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    The long-neglected name of Adam and Eve's third son after Cain and Abel, Seth is appreciated for its gentle, understated presence -- and strong middle-name potential. It reached a high of Number... Read More 

  • Simeon

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    Could Simeon be the next Gideon? Parents seeking a less simple form of Simon might consider this biblical appellation that was chosen by Wynton Marsalis for his son. Simon is actually the Greek... Read More 

  • Simon

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    Simon is pure and simple (not in the nursery rhyme sense), and an appealingly genuine Old and New Testament name that's not overused -- making Simon a stylish choice.

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  • Solomon

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    Solomon, a name that evokes wisdom and peace, is an Old Testament name that, along with other patriarchal classics, is finally beginning to shed its long white beard and step from the pages of the... Read More 

  • Thomas

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    Thomas has been one of the most commonly used classic baby names in both England and the U.S. over time, and is still given to almost 7,000 American boys each year. From the original apostle and... Read More 

  • Tobiah

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    Tobiah is the original Hebrew form of the better known Greek Tobias, to which it could make a distinctive alternative. With its ah ending, Tobiah fits in with other stylish Biblical names today,... Read More 

  • Zachary

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    Zachary, a Top 20 name for over 10 years, is now dropping steadily in the ratings, slumping to its lowest point in decades. But with its ancient roots and modern feel, you can understand why... Read More 

  • Zebedee

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    Zebedee is an adorable and unusual New Testament name--which may sound like but is not a contradiction in terms. Unlike some of the longer biblical Z-names, Zebedee has a more... Read More 

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