Bible Names for Girls

Bible names for girls have been popular for girls for more than a generation now, with early favorites Mary and Anna giving way to new favorites such as Ada and Abigail. Here's the complete collection of biblical baby names for girls.
  • Magdalen

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Biblical name long associated with the fallen-yet-redeemed Mary Magdalen, now rising improbably into the ranks of the fashionable among parents hungry for classic yet distinctive girls' names. ... Read More 

  • Magdalena

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Magdalena is a pretty name forever associated with the fallen-yet-redeemed Mary Magdalen; often heard in the Hispanic community. But forward thinking parents are reviving Magdalena along with... Read More 

  • Martha

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The name of our first First Lady still has something of a prim and proper image, academic and efficient. That quiet, traditional, and tasteful gestalt is exactly what makes Martha appealing to... Read More 

  • Mary

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Mary, the quintessential New Testament name, was Number 1 for girls until the mid-twentieth century. Though still close to the Top 100, at Number 120 Mary is used now mostly for religious or... Read More 

  • Mehitabel

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Most famously, the name of a 1920s alley cat. Read More 

  • Miriam

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The oldest-known form of Mary, serious and solemn Miriam has been a particular favorite of observant Jewish parents. But we can see it extending beyond that sphere into the next wave of Old... Read More 

  • Naomi

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This long-quiet Old Testament name seems to finally be finding favor with parents seeking a biblical name with a soft, melodic sound and a positive meaning, suddenly sounding fresher than the... Read More 

  • Orpah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Old Testament name of the daughter-in-law of Naomi, now eclipsed by the originally misspelled Oprah. Read More 

  • Peninah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Priscilla

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Despite her somewhat prissy, puritanical air, Priscilla has managed to stay in the Top 500 every year since records have been kept—it reached as high as Number 127 in 1940—appreciated for its... Read More 

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