13 Biblical Boy Names Perfect for Your New Little Angel

Your son is a blessing, so why not give him a blessed name?

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Sure, baby name books are a great place to turn for name inspiration, but why not give the Bible a try? The stories of the Bible are filled with memorable characters and stories of peace and reassurance. Who better to name your new blessing after than someone who helped shape the Christian world? You don’t have to be Catholic to borrow Biblical names either. All you need is a love for classic names that won’t go out of style and that have moving stories behind them.

As well as plenty of beautiful Biblical girl names, the Bible has countless Biblical boy names that new parents can use for their own sons. Your child is a gift, so it only makes sense to give them the gift of a name with meaning. If you’re still searching for that perfect baby boy name, then perhaps one of these 13 Biblical boy names will appeal to you.

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Aaron

This Hebrew name, which means "lofty" or "exalted," is the name of Moses' older brother, who was first high priest of the Israelites.

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biblical boy names - daniel
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Daniel

Meaning "God is my judge," this name is shared by a Hebrew prophet who served as an interpreter for the king's dreams in Babylon and whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament.

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Issac

From the Hebrew name meaning "he will laugh, he will rejoice," Isaac is the miraculous son of Abraham and his aged wife Sarah in the Old Testament who laughed when God prophesied that they would have a son, despite their advanced age.

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Jacob

In the Old Testament, Jacob is the son of Isaac and Rebecca and the father of the 12 sons from whom the 12 tribes of Israel descended. His name means "holder of the heel," as he was born holding his twin brother Esau by the foot.

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Levi

Levi, which possibly means "joined" or "attached" in Hebrew, is the name of Jacob and Leah's third son in the Old Testament. He's also known as the ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of the Israelites, known as the Levites.

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Nicholas

Meaning "victory of the people," Nicholas is known as one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem.

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Noah

In the Old Testament, Noah (whose name means "rest" or "repose") is the builder of the ark that saved two animals from each species from the Great Flood, after which he received the sign of the rainbow as a covenant from God.

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Joshua

Joshua, which means "Yahweh (or God) is salvation," was a companion of Moses in the Old Testament who accompanied him when he went up Mount Sinai to receive the Ten Commandments. After Moses died, Joshua became leader of the Israelites, leading them in the conquest of Canaan.

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Elijah

Meaning "my God is Yahweh," Elijah is featured in the two Books of Kings in the Old Testament, where he is known as a Hebrew prophet and miracle worker.

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biblical boy names - gabriel
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Gabriel

In Hebrew tradition, Gabriel (whose name means "God is my strong man") often appears as a messenger of God, like in the Old Testament, where Gabriel is sent to interpret the visions of the prophet Daniel.

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biblical boy names - seth
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Seth

Seth, which means "anointed," was the third son of Adam and Eve, who was born after the death of Abel at the hands of his brother, Cain.

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biblical boy names - lucas
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Lucas

This Hebrew name, which means "bringer of light," is shared with a physician in Rome who was known to be an early convert to Christianity. He also befriended Paul and served as a companion during Paul's two-year Roman imprisonment.

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biblical boy names - saul
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Saul

Meaning "asked for" or "prayed for," Saul is the name of the first king of Israel in the Old Testament. Saul was the original Hebrew name of the apostle Paul in the New Testament.

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