Christian Baby Boy Names

Christian Baby Boy Names list given here contains names or words found in the Bible, or Christian names derived from biblical names and words, including the language origin of the name, location of the word in the Bible, and the meaning of the name. Check each Christian baby boy name before you decide one for that cute boy you have now.

A

Aaron (Hebrew) – Ex. 4:14 – a teacher; lofty; mountain of strength.
Abel (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:2 – vanity; breath; vapor.
Abiathar (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 22:20 – excellent father; father of the remnant.
Abihu (Hebrew) – Ex. 6:22 – he is my father.
Abijah (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 7:8 – the Lord is my father.
Abner (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 14:50 – father of light.
Abraham (Hebrew) – Gen.17:5 – father of a great multitude.
Abram (Hebrew) – Gen. 11:27 – high father; exalted father.
Absolom (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 15:2 – father of peace.
Adam (Hebrew) – Gen. 3:17 – earthy; red.
Adonijah (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 3:4 – the Lord is my master.
Alexander (Greek) – Mark 15:21 – one who assists men; defender of men.
Amaziah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 12:21 – the strength of the Lord.
Amos (Hebrew) – Amos 1:1 – loading; weighty.
Ananias (Greek, from Hebrew) – Acts 5:1 – the cloud of the Lord.
Andrew (Greek) – Matt. 4:18 – a strong man.
Apollos (Greek) – Acts 18:24 – one who destroys; destroyer.
Aquila (Latin) – Acts 18:2 – an eagle.
Asa (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 15:9 – physician; cure.
Asaph (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 6:39 – who gathers together.
Asher (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:13 – happiness.
Azariah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 4:2 – he that hears the Lord.

B

Barak (Hebrew) – Judges 4:6 – thunder, or in vain.
Barnabas (Greek, Aramaic) – Acts 4:36 – son of the prophet, or of consolation.
Bartholomew (Aramaic) – Matt. 10:3 – a son that suspends the waters.
Baruch (Hebrew) – Neh. 3:20 – who is blessed.
Benaiah (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 8:18 – son of the Lord.
Benjamin (Hebrew) – Gen. 35:18 – son of the right hand.
Bildad (Hebrew) – Job 2:11 – old friendship.
Boaz (Hebrew) – Ruth 2:1 – in strength.

C

Cain (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:1 – possession, or possessed.
Caleb (Hebrew) – Num. 13:6 – a dog; a crow; a basket.
Christian (Greek) – Acts 11:26 – follower of Christ.
Claudius (Latin) – Acts 11:28 – lame.
Cornelius (Latin) – Acts 10:1 – of a horn.

D

Dan (Hebrew) – Gen. 14:14 – judgment; he that judges.
Daniel (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 3:1 – judgment of God; God my judge.
David (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 16:13 – well-beloved, dear.
Demetrius (Greek) – Acts 19:24 – belonging to corn, or to Ceres.

E

Ebenezer (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 4:1 – stone or rock of help.
Elah (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 17:2 – an oak; a curse; perjury.
Eleazar (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:25 – the Lord will help; court of God.
Eli (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 1:3 – the offering or lifting up.
Elihu (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 1:1 – he is my God himself.
Elijah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 17:1 – God the Lord, the strong Lord.
Eliphaz (Hebrew) – Gen. 36:4 – the endeavor of God.
Elisha (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 19:16 – salvation of God.
Elkanah (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:24 – God the zealous; the zeal of God.
Elnathan (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 24:8 – God hath given; the gift of God.
Emmanuel (Latin, Hebrew) – Isaiah 7:14 – God with us.
Enoch (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:17 – dedicated; disciplined.
Ephraim (Hebrew) – Gen. 41:52 – fruitful; increasing.
Esau (Hebrew) – Gen. 25:25 – he that acts or finishes.
Ethan (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 4:31 – strong; the gift of the island.
Ezekiel (Hebrew) – Ezekiel 1:3 – the strength of God.
Ezra (Hebrew) – Ezra 7:1 – help; court.

G

Gabriel (Hebrew) – Dan. 9:21 – God is my strength.
Gera (Hebrew) – Gen. 46:21 – pilgrimage, combat; dispute.
Gershon (Hebrew) – Gen. 46:11 – his banishment; the change of pilgrimage.
Gideon (Hebrew) – Judges 6:11 – he that bruises or breaks; a destroyer.

H

Habakkuk (Hebrew) – Hab. 1:1 – he that embraces; a wrestler.
Haggai (Hebrew) – Ezra 5:1 – feast; solemnity.
Hosea (Hebrew) – Hosea 1:1 – savior; safety.
Hur (Hebrew) – Exodus 17:10 – liberty; whiteness; hole.
Hushai (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 15:37 – their haste; their sensuality; their silence.

I

Immanuel (Hebrew) – Isaiah 7:14 – God with us.
Ira (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 20:26 – watchman; making bare; pouring out.
Isaac (Hebrew) – Gen. 17:19 – laughter.
Isaiah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 19:2 – the salvation of the Lord.
Ishmael (Hebrew) – Gen. 16:11 – God that hears.
Issachar (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:18 – reward; recompense.
Ithamar (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:23 – island of the palm-tree.

J

Jabez (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 2:55 – sorrow; trouble.
Jacob (Hebrew) – Gen. 25:26 – cheater; that supplants, undermines; the heel.
Jair (Hebrew) – Num. 32:41 – my light; who diffuses light.
Jairus (Hebrew) – Mark 5:22 – my light; who diffuses light.
James (Hebrew) – Matt. 4:21 – same as Jacob.
Japheth (Hebrew) – Gen. 5:32 – enlarged; fair; persuading.
Jason (Hebrew) – Acts 17:5 – he that cures.
Javan (Hebrew) – Gen. 10:2 – deceiver; one who makes sad.
Jeremiah (Hebrew) – 2 Chron. 36:12 – exaltation of the Lord.
Jeremy (Hebrew) – 2 Chron. 36:12 – exaltation of the Lord.
Jesse (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 16:1 – gift; oblation; one who is.
Jethro (Hebrew) – Exodus 3:1 – his excellence; his posterity.
Joab (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 26:6 – paternity; voluntary.
Joash (Hebrew) – Judges 6:11 – who despairs or burns.
Job (Hebrew) – Job 1:1 – he that weeps or cries.
Joel (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 8:2 – he that wills or commands.
John (Hebrew) – Matt. 3:1 – the grace or mercy of the Lord.
Jonah (Hebrew) – Jonah 1:1 – a dove; he that oppresses; destroyer.
Jonathan (Hebrew) – Judges 18:30 – given of God.
Jordan (Hebrew) – Gen. 13:10 – the river of judgment.
Joseph (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:24 – increase; addition.
Joses (Hebrew) – Matt. 27:56 – raised; who pardons.
Joshua (Hebrew) – Exodus 17:9 – a savior; a deliverer; the Lord is Salvation.
Josiah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 13:2 – the Lord burns; the fire of the Lord.
Josias (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 13:2 – the Lord burns; the fire of the Lord.
Jotham (Hebrew) – Judges 9:5 – the perfection of the Lord.
Judas (Latin) – Matt. 10:4 – the praise of the Lord; confession.
Jude (Latin) – Jude 1:1 – the praise of the Lord; confession.
Justus (Latin) – Acts 1:23 – just or upright.

L

Laban (Hebrew) – Gen. 24:29 – white; shining; gentle; brittle.
Lazarus (Hebrew) – Luke 16:20 – assistance of God.
Lemuel (Hebrew) – Prov. 31:1 – God with them, or him.
Levi (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:34 – associated with him.
Lot (Hebrew) – Gen. 11:27 – wrapt up; hidden; covered; myrrh; rosin.
Lucas (Greek) – Col. 4:14 – luminous; white.
Luke (Greek) – Col. 4:14 – luminous; white.

M

Malachi (Hebrew)- Mal. 1:1 – my messenger; my angel.
Manasseh (Hebrew) – Gen. 41:51 – forgetfulness; he that is forgotten.
Marcus (Latin) – Acts 12:12 – polite; shining.
Mark (Latin) – Acts 12:12 – polite; shining.
Matthew (Hebrew) – Matt. 9:9 – given; a reward.
Matthias (Hebrew) – Acts 1:23 – the gift of the Lord.
Melchizedek (Hebrew, German) – Gen. 14:18 – king of justice.
Micah (Hebrew) – Judges 17:1 – poor; humble.
Micaiah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 22:8 – who is like to God?
Michael (Hebrew) – Num. 13:13 – poor; humble.
Mishael (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:22 – who is asked for or lent.
Mordecai (Hebrew) – Esther 2:5 – contrition; bitter; bruising.
Moses (Hebrew) – Exodus 2:10 – taken out; drawn forth.

N

Nadab (Hebrew) – - Exodus 6:23 – free and voluntary gift; prince.
Nahum (Hebrew) – Nahum 1:1 – comforter; penitent.
Naphtali (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:8 – that struggles or fights.
Nathan (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 5:14 – given; giving; rewarded.
Nathanael (Hebrew) – John 1:45 – the gift of God.
Nehemiah (Hebrew) – Neh. 1:1 – consolation; repentance of the Lord.
Nekoda (Hebrew) – Ezra 2:48 – painted; inconstant.
Nicodemus (Greek) – John 3:1 – victory of the people.
Noah (Hebrew) – Gen. 5:29 – repose; consolation.

O

Obadiah (Hebrew)- 1 Kings 18:3 – servant of the Lord.
Omar (Arabic, Hebrew) – Gen. 36:11 – he that speaks; bitter.
Onesimus (Latin) – Col. 4:9 – profitable; useful.
Othniel (Hebrew) – Joshua 15:17 – lion of God; the hour of God.

P

Paul (Latin) – Acts 13:9 – small; little.
Peter (Greek) – Matt. 4:18 – a rock or stone.
Philemon (Greek) – Phil. 1:2 – loving; who kisses.
Philip (Greek) – Matt. 10:3 – warlike; a lover of horses.
Phineas (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:25 – bold aspect; face of trust or protection.
Phinehas (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:25 – bold aspect; face of trust or protection.

R

Reuben (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:32 – who sees the son; the vision of the son.
Rufus (Latin) – Mark 15:21 – red.

S

Samson (Hebrew) – Judges 13:24 – his sun; his service; there the second time.
Samuel (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 1:20 – heard of God; asked of God.
Saul (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 9:2 – demanded; lent; ditch; death.
Seth (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:25 – put; who puts; fixed.
Shadrach (Babylonian) – Dan. 1:7 – tender, nipple.
Shem (Hebrew) – Gen. 5:32 – name; renown.
Silas (Latin) – Acts 15:22 – three, or the third.
Simeon (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:33 – that hears or obeys; that is heard.
Simon (Hebrew) – Matt. 4:18 – that hears; that obeys.
Solomon (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 5:14 – peaceable; perfect; one who recompenses.
Stephen (Greek) – Acts 6:5 – crown; crowned.

T

Thaddaeus (Aramaic) – Matt. 10:3 – that praises or confesses.
Theophilus (Greek) – Luke 1:3 – friend of God.
Thomas (Aramaic) – Matt. 10:3 – a twin.
Timothy (Greek) – Acts 16:1 – honor of God; valued of God.
Titus (Latin) – 2 Cor. 2:13 – pleasing.
Tobiah (Hebrew) – Ezra 2:60 – the Lord is good.
Tobias (Hebrew) – Ezra 2:60 – the Lord is good.

U

Uriah (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 11:3 – the Lord is my light or fire.
Uzziah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 15:13 – the strength, or kid, of the Lord.

V

Victor (Latin) – 2 Timothy 2:5 – victory; victor.

Z

Zacchaeus (Hebrew) – Luke 19:2 – pure; clean; just.
Zachariah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 14:29 – memory of the Lord
Zebadiah (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 8:15 – portion of the Lord; the Lord is my portion.
Zebedee (Greek) – Matt. 4:21 – abundant; portion.
Zebulun (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:20 – dwelling; habitation.
Zechariah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 14:29 – memory of the Lord.
Zedekiah (Hebrew) – 1 Kings 22:11 – the Lord is my justice; the justice of the Lord.
Zephaniah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 25:18 – the Lord is my secret.
Zerubbabel (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 3:19 – a stranger at Babylon; dispersion of confusion.

A new born baby at your home? Is it a boy? Then waste no time in giving him an apt Christian baby boy name. The above list of names, their meanings and Bible verses will help you to choose a fitting Christian baby name very easily. God bless your newborn kid.


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