Are you expecting a new baby boy? Are you looking for boy names from the Bible? Here are 15 of my favorite boy names from the Bible, with a Bible verse and the names meanings.
Genesis 2:19 And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
Meaning: Earthy; red
Matthew 4:18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
Meaning: A strong man
Numbers 13:6 from the tribe of Judah, Caleb son of Jephunneh;
Meaning: a dog; a crow; a basket
Daniel 2:47 The king answered to Daniel, and said, Of a truth your God is the God of gods, and the Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, seeing you have been able to reveal this secret.
Meaning: Judgement of God; God my judge
1 Samuel 16:13 So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presence of his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came powerfully upon David. Samuel then went to Ramah.
Meaning: Well-beloved; dear
1 Kings 17:1 Now Elijah the Tishbite, from Tishbe in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the LORD, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word.”
Meaning: God the Lord; the strong Lord
1 Kings 4:31 He was wiser than anyone else, including Ethan the Ezrahite–wiser than Heman, Kalkol and Darda, the sons of Mahol. And his fame spread to all the surrounding nations.
Meaning: strong; the gift of the island
2 Kings 19:2 He sent Eliakim the palace administrator, Shebna the secretary and the leading priests, all wearing sackcloth, to the prophet Isaiah son of Amoz.
Meaning: The salvation of the Lord
Exodus 17:9 Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hands.”
Meaning: a savior; a deliverer; the Lord is salvation
Genesis 25:26 After this, his brother came out, with his hand grasping Esau’s heel; so he was named Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when Rebekah gave birth to them.
Meaning: Cheater; the supplants; undermines; the heel
Colossians 4:14 Our dear friend Luke, the doctor, and Demas send greetings.
Meaning: luminous; white
Acts 12:12 When this had dawned on him, he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, also called Mark, where many people had gathered and were praying.
Meaning: polite; shining
Matthew 9:9 As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.
Meaning: given; a reward
Judges 17:1 Now a man named Micah from the hill country of Ephraim
Meaning: poor; humble
Genesis 4:25 Adam made love to his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, saying, “God has granted me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him.”
Meaning: put; who puts; fixed
These are my favorite 15 baby boy names from the Bible. Let us know your thoughts on these names in the comments. Comment your favorite name.
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.