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Beautiful and Meaningful Biblical Names for Girls

One of the most exciting parts of pregnancy is ! If you are pregnant or adopting and considering Biblical names for girls, you’ve come to the right place!


There are so many baby girl names to choose from in both the New and Old Testaments. These names include those of well-known Israelite prophetesses and places and those of disciples and first-century church missionaries. (My oldest daughter’s name is Samantha, which is the feminine form of the Hebrew prophet and judge Samuel’s name in the Old Testament.)


Biblical Names for Girls


Old Testament Biblical Baby Names for Girls


The vast majority of names in the Old Testament have Hebrew origins, of course. Many of them mean something about God. A few of them have meanings that relate to nature. And several of the names have meanings that are positive traits.


Want to give your daughter an Old Testament name with a meaning related to God? You might consider Abigail, which means “my Father is joyful,” or Samantha, which means “listener of God, God has heard, or name of God.”


Are you a nature lover? You might like Deborah, the name of the only female judge and general mentioned in the Bible, which means “bee;” Esther, which means “star;” Jemima, which means “dove;” Keziah, which means “cassia tree;” or Rachel, which means “ewe.”


You also might consider Ada, which means “noble;” Delilah, which means “delicate;” Eden, which means “place of pleasure, delight;” Edna, which means “rejuvenation, delight;” Eve, which means “life;” Hannah, which means “grace;” Naomi or Noemi, which means “pleasantness or my delight;” Noa, which means “motion;” Ruth, which means “compassionate friend;” Sarah, which means “lady or princess;” or Shiloh, which means “tranquil.”


Or you might like Miriam, the earliest form of Mary, which means “wished-for child or drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved.”


Popular Old Testament Biblical Names for Girls


Here are a few of the most popular Old Testament baby girl names in alphabetical order:


Abigail

Ada

Ariel

Deborah

Delilah

Eden

Edna

Esther

Eve

Faith

Hannah

Hope

Jemima

Judith

Jezebel

Keziah

Leah

Mara

Mercy

Miriam

Naomi or Noemi

Noa

Rachel

Rebecca

Ruth

Samantha (derived from Samuel)

Sarah

Shiloh


New Testament Biblical Baby Names for Girls


New Testament names are primarily Greek, Aramaic, or Latin (Roman) in origin, but a few are Hebrew. Like Old Testament names, many mean something about God. A few of them have meanings that relate to nature. And several of the names have meanings that are positive traits.


Want to give your daughter a New Testament name with a meaning related to God? You might consider Elizabeth, which means “pledged to God,” or Gabriella, which means “God is my strength.”


Greek or Roman mythology enthusiast? You might like Artemis or Diana, which mean “divine.”


Do you love nature? You might like Ariel, which means “lion of God;” Bethany, which means “house of dates or house of figs;” Carmel, which means “garden;” Chloe, which means “young green shoot;” Maria, Marie, or Mary, which all mean “drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved;” Rhoda, which means “rose;” Susannah, which means “lily or rose;” or Tabitha, which means “gazelle or small deer.”


Or you might like Anna, the Latin form of Hannah, which means “grace;” Candace, which means “shining or bright;” Lois, which means “most desirable;” Martha, which means “lady;” Phoebe, which means “radiant, shining one;” Sapphira, which means “beautiful;” or Selah, which means “praise.”


Here are a few of the most popular New Testament baby girl names in alphabetical order:


Popular New Testament Biblical Names for Girls


Anna

Artemis

Berenice

Bethany

Candace

Carmel

Chloe

Claudia

Diana

Elizabeth

Eunice

Gabriella (derived from Gabriel)

Joanna

Julia

Lois

Lydia

Magdalena (derived from Mary Magdalen)

Maria, Marie, or Mary

Martha

Phoebe

Priscilla

Rhoda

Sapphira

Selah

Susannah

Tabitha


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