Biblical Names for Girls

Many people us the Bible to find a name for their girl. underneath a list of Biblical names for girls. Behind the name you will find the meaning of the name and where in the Bible you can find the names.

Biblical Names starting with A

Abigail (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 25:3the father’s joy.

Abihail (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 2:29the father is strength.

Abishai (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 26:6the present of my father.

Adah (Hebrew) – Gen. 4:19an assembly.

Adina (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 11:42adorned; voluptuous; dainty; slender.

Adriel (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 18:19the flock of God.

Angela (Greek) – Gen. 16:7Angelic.

Anna (Greek, from Hebrew) – Luke 2:36gracious; one who gives.

Ariel (Hebrew) – Ezra 8:16altar; light or lion of God.

Artemis (Greek) – Acts 19:24whole, sound.

Atarah (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 2:26a crown.

Biblical Names starting with B

Bathsheba (Hebrew) – 2 Sam. 11:3the seventh daughter; the daughter of satiety.

Bernice (Greek) – Acts 25:13one that brings victory.

Bethany (Hebrew) – Matt. 21:17the house of song; the house of affliction.

Bethel (Hebrew) – Gen. 12:8the house of God.

Beulah (Hebrew) – Isaiah 62:4married.

Bilhah (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:29who is old or confused.

Biblical Names starting with C

Candace (Ethiopian) – Acts 8:27who possesses contrition.Carmel (Hebrew) – Joshua 12:22circumcised lamb; harvest; full of ears of corn.

Charity (Latin) – 1 Cor. 13:1-13dear.

Chloe (Greek) – 1 Cor. 1:11green herb.

Claudia (Latin) – 2 Tim. 4:21lame.

Biblical Names starting with D

Damaris (Greek, Latin) – Acts 17:34a little woman.Deborah (Hebrew) – Judges 4:4word; thing; a bee.

Delilah (Hebrew) – Judges 16:4poor; small; head of hair.

Diana (Latin) – Acts 19:27luminous, perfect.

Dinah (Hebrew) – Gen. 30:21judgment; who judges.

Dorcas (Greek) – Acts 9:36a female roe-deer.

Drusilla (Latin) – Acts 24:24watered by the dew.

Biblical Names starting with E

Eden (Hebrew) – Gen. 2:8pleasure; delight.Edna (Hebrew) – Gen. 2:8pleasure; delight.

Elisha (Latin) – Luke 1:5salvation of God.

Elizabeth (Hebrew) – Luke 1:5the oath, or fullness, of God.

Esther (Hebrew) – Esther 2:7secret; hidden.

Eunice (Greek) – 2 Tim. 1:5good victory.

Eva (Hebrew) – Gen. 3:20living; enlivening.

Eve (Hebrew) – Gen. 3:20living; enlivening.

Biblical Names starting with F

Faith (Latin) – 1 Cor. 13:13loyalty; belief.

Biblical Names starting with G

Grace (Latin) – Prov. 3:34favor; blessing.

Biblical Names starting with H

Hadassah (Hebrew) – Esther 2:7a myrtle; joy.Hagar (Hebrew) – Gen. 16:1a stranger; one that fears.

Hannah (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 1:2gracious; merciful; he that gives.

Honey (Old English) – Psalm 19:10nectar.

Hope (Old English) – Psalm 25:21expectation; belief.

Huldah (Hebrew) – 2 Kings 22:14the world.

Biblical Names starting with J

Jael (Hebrew) – Judges 4:17one that ascends.Jasper (Greek) – Exodus 28:20treasure holder.

Jemimah (Hebrew) – Job 42:14handsome as the day.

Jewel (Old French) – Prov. 20:15delight.

Joanna (Hebrew) – Luke 8:3grace or gift of the Lord.

Jochebed (Hebrew) – Exodus 6:20glorious; honorable.

Joy (Old French, Latin) – Heb. 1:9happiness.

Judith (Hebrew) – Gen. 26:34the praise of the Lord; confession.

Julia (Latin) – Romans 16:15downy; soft and tender hair.

Biblical Names starting with K

Keturah (Hebrew) – Gen. 25:1incense; fragrance.

Biblical Names starting with L

Leah (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:16weary; tired.Lois (Greek) – 2 Tim. 1:5better.

Lydia (Greek) – Acts 16:14a standing pool.

Biblical Names starting with M

Magdalene (Greek) – Matt. 27:56a person from Magdala.Mara (Hebrew) – Exodus 15:23bitter; bitterness.

Marah (Hebrew) – Exodus 15:23bitter; bitterness.

Martha (Aramaic) – Luke 10:38who becomes bitter; provoking.

Mary (Hebrew) – Matt. 1:16rebellion; sea of bitterness.

Mercy (English) – Gen. 43:14compassion, forebearance.

Merry (Old English) – Job 21:12joyful, lighthearted.

Michal (Hebrew) – 1 Sam. 18:20who is perfect?; who resembles God?

Miriam (Hebrew) – Exodus 15:20rebellion.

Myra (Greek) – Acts 27:5I flow; pour out; weep.

Biblical Names starting with N

Naomi (Hebrew) – Ruth 1:2beautiful; agreeable.Neriah (Hebrew) – Jer. 32:12light; lamp of the Lord.

Biblical Names starting with O

Olive (Latin) – Gen. 8:11fruitfulness; beauty; dignity.Ophrah (Hebrew) – Judges 6:11dust; lead; a fawn.

Oprah (Hebrew) – Judges 6:11dust; lead; a fawn.

Orpah (Hebrew) – Ruth 1:4the neck or skull.

Biblical Names starting with P

Paula (Latin) – Acts 13:9small; little.Phoebe (Greek) – Rom. 16:1shining; pure.

Prisca (Latin) – Acts 18:2ancient.

Priscilla (Latin) – Acts 18:2ancient.

Biblical Names starting with R

Rachel (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:6sheep.Rebecca (Hebrew) – Gen. 22:23fat; fattened; a quarrel appeased.

Rebekah (Hebrew) – Gen. 22:23fat; fattened; a quarrel appeased.

Rhoda (Greek, Latin) – Acts 12:13a rose.

Rose (Latin) – Song of Sol. 2:1 – a rose.

Ruby (English) – Exodus 28:17the red gemstone.

Ruth (Hebrew) – Ruth 1:4drunk; satisfied.

Biblical Names starting with S

Sapphira (English) – Acts 5:1that relates or tells.Sarah (Hebrew) – Gen. 17:15lady; princess; princess of the multitude.

Sarai (Hebrew) – Gen. 17:15my lady; my princess.

Selah (Hebrew) – Psalm 3:2the end; a pause.

Serah (Hebrew) – Gen. 46:17lady of scent; song; the morning star.

Sharon (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 5:16his plain; his song.

Sherah (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 7:24flesh; relationship.

Shiloh (Hebrew) – Joshua 18:8peace; abundance; his gift.

Shiphrah (Hebrew) – Exodus 1:15handsome; trumpet; that does good.

Susanna (Hebrew) – Luke 8:3lily; rose; joy.

Susannah (Hebrew) – Luke – lily; rose; joy.

Biblical Names starting with T

Tabitha (Aramaic)- Acts 9:36clear-sighted; a roe-deer.Talitha (Aramaic)- Mark 5:41little girl; young woman.

Tamar (Hebrew)- Gen. 38:6palm or date palm; palm-tree.

Tamara (Hebrew) – Gen. 38:6palm or date palm; palm-tree.

Terah (Hebrew) – Num. 33:27to breathe; scent; blow.

Tirzah (Hebrew) – Numbers 26:33benevolent; complaisant; pleasing.

Biblical Names starting with V

Victoria (Latin) – Deut. 20:4victory.Zemira (Hebrew) – 1 Chron. 7:8song; vine; palm.Zilpah (Hebrew) – Gen. 29:24distillation from the mouth.

Zina (Greek) – 1 Chron. 23:10shining; going back.

Zipporah (Hebrew) – Exodus 2:21beauty; trumpet; mourning.