Bible names for your baby girl

As a follow up to the previous blog entry titled Bible names for your baby boy, here are bible names for baby girls and their meaning. If you are expecting a girl and haven’t decided on a bible name yet, I hope this list helps.

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

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

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

Angela – Gen. 16:7 – Angelic

Anna – Luke 2:36 – gracious; one who gives

Ariel – Ezra 8:16 – altar; light or lion of God

Atarah – 1 Chron. 2:26 – a crown

Bernice – Acts 25:13 – one that brings victory

Bethany – Matt. 21:17 – the house of song

Bethel – Gen. 12:8 – the house of God

Charity – 1 Cor. 13:1-13 – dear

Deborah – Judges 4:4 – word

Drusilla – Acts 24:24 – watered by the dew

Eden – Gen. 2:8 – pleasure; delight

Edna – Gen. 2:8 – pleasure; delight

Elizabeth – Luke 1:5 – the oath, or fullness, of God

Eunice – 2 Tim. 1:5 – good victory

Eva – Gen. 3:20 – living; enlivening

Eve – Gen. 3:20 – living; enlivening

Faith – 1 Cor. 13:13 – loyalty; belief

Grace – Prov. 3:34 – favour; blessing

Hadassah – Esther 2:7 – a myrtle; joy

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

Hope – Psalm 25:21 – expectation; belief

Jael – Judges 4:17 – one that ascends

Jemimah – Job 42:14 – beautiful as the day; dove

Joanna – Luke 8:3 – grace or gift of the Lord

Jochebed – Exodus 6:20 – glorious; honourable

Joy – Heb. 1:9 – happiness

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

Keturah – Gen. 25:1 – incense; fragrance

Keziah - Job 42:12 – sweet smelling; spice tree; adds flavour

Lois – 2 Tim. 1:5 – better

Mercy – Gen. 43:14 – compassion, forebearance

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

Naomi – Ruth 1:2 – beautiful; agreeable

Neriah – Jer. 32:12 – light; lamp of the Lord

Olive  – Gen. 8:11 – fruitfulness; beauty; dignity

Phoebe – Rom. 16:1 – shining; pure

Ruby – Exodus 28:17 – the red gemstone

Ruth – Ruth 1:4 – satisfied

Sarah – Gen. 17:15 – lady; princess; princess of the multitude

Sarai – Gen. 17:15 – my lady; my princess

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

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

Shiloh – Joshua 18:8 – peace; abundance; his gift

Susanna – Luke 8:3 – lily; rose; joy

Susannah – Luke – lily; rose; joy

Talitha – Mark 5:41 – little girl; young woman

Tamar – Gen. 38:6 – palm or date palm; palm-tree

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

Terah – Num. 33:27 – to breathe; scent

Tirzah – Numbers 26:33 – benevolent; complaisant; pleasing.

Victoria – Deut. 20:4 – victory

Zemira – 1 Chron. 7:8 – song; vine; palm

Zipporah – Exodus 2:21 – beauty; trumpet

List courtesy of the Christian section of About.com

Related Post: Praying for the baby in your womb

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  1. I know the name Jane, I spell it Jayne, isn’t in the Bible, but it is the female version of John.

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