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.
  • Rachel

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Delicacy, softness, and Old Testament importance made Rachel a top biblical choice from the seventies on. At a much earlier time Rachel was considered characteristically Jewish—it wasn't used as... Read More 

  • Rebekah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Many parents prefer this spelling used in the authorized version of the Bible. Still, it's slipped considerably since it's heyday in the eighties and nineties.Read More 

  • Ruth

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Ruth, with its air of calm and compassion, was the third most popular name in the 1890s, remaining in the Top 10 through the 1920s. It's still in use today as some parents tiring of Rachel and... Read More 

  • Salome

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Salome was a Biblical dancer whose unseemly story involving John the Baptist's head on a platter has in the past made parents shy away from her name, but the stigma is definitely fading.... Read More 

  • Sarah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Sarah is an Old Testament name—she was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac—that is a timeless classic, as perpetually stylish as it is traditional. Sarah is still widely used, but with such a... Read More 

  • Selah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The name is derived from the term commonly used in the Book of Psalms, which has a many Hebrew scholars in confusion over its meaning. Given its context in the Bible, Selah is likely to mean “to... Read More 

  • Susannah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Susannah is by far the most stylish form of the classic name now that Susan and Suzanne have retired. Susannah has biblical and musical pedigrees, is impervious to trends, and has an irresistible,... Read More 

  • Tabitha

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Though never as popular as the name of her Bewitched mother, Samantha, Tabitha has its own quirky, magical charm. The name of a charitable woman who was restored to life by Saint Peter in... Read More 

  • Tamar

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Tamar is a rich, strong Old Testament name sometimes given to girls born on the holiday of Sukkoth, as palm branches were used to make the roof of the sukkah. In the Bible, there are several... Read More 

  • Zillah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

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