27 Biblical Baby Names for Your Perfect Little Angel

These are ideal for a family of faith.

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It’s finally time to make a decision on what names to add to your list for your unborn bundle of joy. The options are limitless — you can pick the most popular ones, unique ones, ones with meaning, and even, adorable names. But perhaps, you want your baby's name to reflect your family’s believe in God and the fact that they are life's miracle.

If you’re looking for Biblical baby names, look no further than this list. From the Apostles to leaders from the Old and New Testaments, these names are for anyone who wants their baby to grow up to be someone who is proud of their faith every step of the way.

Whether you're looking for a boy or girl's name, this Biblical baby names list can inspire you to add a few faith-based options to your list.

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Candance

Candance is the perfect name for a little girl who is just a ray of sunshine — it means "." And as a bonus, it's not a very common name so you'll know not many people will have it.

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Ezekiel

, which means "strength of God" in Hebrew, will remind your son that he can always find solace in God.

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Gabriel

Gabriel — which means "devoted to God" in Hebrew — is a very important character in the Bible, because it's the who tells Mary that she is carrying God's son.

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Israel

This Hebrew name meaning "may God reign" is actually rising in popularity, hitting the .

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Moses

Moses — which means "" in Hebrew — is one of the heroes in the Bible as he lead the Israelites out of Egypt and to the Promised Land.

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Eve

This is perfect for your lively baby girl — it comes from a Hebrew word meaning "to live" or "to breathe."

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Jacob

In the Bible, is the father of the 12 tribes of Israel. Give this name to a boy you want to grow up to be sturdy and strong, since it means "supplanter" in Hebrew.

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Faith

The name has innate Biblical connections — after all, having faith is one of the main cornerstones of Christianity. "Faith" also comes from the Latin word "to trust."

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Matthew

Give this , which means "gift," to your baby boy. In the Bible, Matthew was one of the 12 apostles and the author of the first gospel in the New Testament.

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Grace

This means forgiveness, repentance, regeneration, and salvation. In the Bible, it is described as the unmerited favor of God towards man. Plus, your little one will have an iconic namesake in Grace Kelly.

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Hannah

According to the Bible, the is associated with "favor" and "grace." The was initially thought to be unable to have children, but after praying, she was blessed by a high priest and had a son, Samuel.

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Timothy

If faith is important to your family, then might be the ideal name. The definition of it is "honoring God" — and what's better than that?

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Mark

This can trace its lineage to the author of the second gospel in the New Testament. The book tells to story of Jesus, from his baptism by John the Baptist to his death and burial and the discovery of the empty tomb. It also carries connotations of strength — it can mean "to be warlike."

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Luke

This is for anyone who wants their son to grow up to be a doctor. In addition to writing the third gospel, Luke was also a doctor, and is now considered the of physicians, surgeons, and students.

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John

This owes its popularity in part to two New Testament figures: John the Baptist and the apostle John. Better yet, this name means "to be gracious," so you know he'll grow up to be well-behaved.

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Abigail

is for a daddy's girl. In Hebrew, the name means "father's joy" or "Father rejoiced." In the Bible, Abigail was King David's third wife, described as "good in discretion and beautiful in form."

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Aaron

Aaron was the older brother of Moses, and acted as his spokesperson when they asked the pharaoh to free the Israelites from slavery. In Hebrew, the name also means "high mountain" or "exalted" — so you know baby will grow up to be a strong leader.

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Isaac

If you want to raise a cheerful, happy child, then choose . It means "to laugh." The story behind this meaning is that Abraham laughed when God said that Sarah would become pregnant with Isaac. The was because he himself was nearing 100 years old, and Sarah was 90 years old. Talk about a miracle baby!

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Julia

This name has Biblical roots but still feels modern. In the Bible, this it means "." It also has religious associations thanks to St. Julia, who was .

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Simon

In the Bible, is one of the leading apostles, and the man who carried the cross for Christ. In Hebrew, it means "he has heard."

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Mary

Almost everyone knows that was the mother of Christ. There are several ideas about the meaning of the name, including "wished-for child" and "beloved." The name has also been used by queens in England and Scotland.

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Rachel

is lovely for your soft, cuddly daughter and means "ewe," which is a female sheep. In the Bible, Rachel was the favorite wife of Jacob, who eventually gave him two sons.

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Joseph

This sturdy name is great for a firstborn son. Biblically, of Rachel and Jacob, who went on to become an advisor to the pharaoh. Joseph also means "he will add."

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Peter

This has strong Biblical roots. Peter was the most prominent of Jesus' apostles, and is widely considered to be the first pope. There have also been several saints named Peter, as well as rulers named Peter in Portugal and Russia.

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Bethany

Though many of the names on this list can trace their history to a particular person, "" was actually the name of several villages. Give it to a daughter you believe will grow up to travel the world.

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Naomi

This is full of personality and means "pleasantness" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Naomi is the mother-in-law of Ruth.

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Elizabeth

Though you might associate this name with Victorian England, it actually can be traced back to the Bible. , it means, "my God is an oath."

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