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 124 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 managed to stay in the Top 500 for well over a century -- it reached as high as Number 127 in 1940 -- appreciated for its delicacy and solid... Read More 

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