Are you expecting a new baby girl? Are you looking for girl names from the Bible? Here I give you 15 of my favorite girl names from the Bible, with a bible verse mentioning the name and their meanings.
Top 15 Bible Baby Girl Names
Lillian or Lilly
Song of Solomon 2:1 I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys.
Meaning: Elegant, flower, innocence, purity, beauty
Genesis 29:12 Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the older was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
Meaning: Weary, tired
Acts 16:14 One of those listening was a woman from the city of Thyatira named Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She was a worshiper of God. The Lord opened her heart to respond to Paul’s message.
Meaning: A standing pool
Matthew 21:17 And he left them and went out of the city to Bethany, where he spent the night.
Meaning: The house of song, the house of affliction
Luke 1:5 In the time of Herod king of Judea there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah; his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron.
Meaning: The oath, or fullness of God
Proverbs 3:34 He mocks those who mock, but gives grace to the humble.
Meaning: Favor or blessing
Psalms 25:21 May integrity and uprightness protect me, because my hope, LORD, is in you.
Meaning: Expectation or belief
1 Samuel 1:2 He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none.
Meaning: Gracious, merciful, he that gives
1 Corinthians 13:13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Meaning: Loyalty, Belief
1 Samuel 25:3 His name was Nabal and his wife’s name was Abigail. She was an intelligent and beautiful woman, but her husband was surly and mean in his dealings–he was a Calebite.
Meaning: The father’s joy
1 Corinthians 1:11 My brothers and sisters, some from Chloe’s household have informed me that there are quarrels among you.
Meaning: Green herb
Genesis 22:23 Bethuel became the father of Rebekah. Milkah bore these eight sons to Abraham’s brother Nahor.
Meaning: Fat, fattened, a quarrel appeased
Genesis 29:6 Then Jacob asked them, “Is he well?” “Yes, he is,” they said, “and here comes his daughter Rachel with the sheep.”
Deuteronomy 20:4 For the LORD your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.”
Genesis 17:15 God also said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you are no longer to call her Sarai; her name will be Sarah.
Meaning: Lady, Princess, Princess of the multitude
These are my favorite 15 baby girl names from the Bible. Let us know your thoughts on these names in the comments. Comment with your favorite name.
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Article by Josh Wiley
Josh Wiley is a Christian blogger who loves to share the truth found in the Bible with others. Josh currently runs the website What Christians Want To Know. Josh is blessed with a caring and wonderful wife Karen and four great kids.