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Biblical Christian Male boy Baby Names

Christian Baby Names - Biblical Names with Meanings

Are you searching for a Christian Baby Name for your new born baby girl or baby boy but are unsure where to start? Below, you will find (hopefully) some inspiration to get you started on your baby name search. Feel free to browse the alphabetic listing of Christian Boy Names and Christian Girl Baby Names below.

This is a collection of popular Christian male boy baby names. The term Christian names often confuses and to make clear, these originate from two main sources: the Bible and from the saints who have been created throughout church history. In some Western cultures the first name is also called the christian name with no real link to the Bible or the saints. Even in an increasingly secular society, Christian first names are still as popular as ever.

This section is a little different from the rest of the site where the meaning of the name is only given. It is the intention to give a little story or background to some of these biblical Christian names in addition to the meaning.

You may also be interested in the Hebrew Boys pages

 
  Albert  
  (Al-burt) from the old German name Adalbert meaning noble. Most famously a German theologian and bishop (1206-80)  
  Aldo  
  (AL-doh). from an old German name Ald meaning old. Eight century saint and native of Siena in Italy. Variant is Aldous.  
  Alexander  
  Biblical boys name which originates in (Greek) , appearing in Mark 15:21 and meaning one who assists men; defender of men. The most "famous" of Christian Alexanders was the Bishop of Alexandria (died 326AD)  
  Alexander  
  Christian boys name originating in Greek and meaning defender of men. The most "famous" of Christian Alexanders was the Bishop of Alexandria (died 326AD)  
  Alexis  
  (Pronounced Ah - Lek-sis) Christian name taken from the Greek for "defender. The story of the life of St Alexis is that he abandoned his bride on their wedding day to go on pilgrimage. Sometimes used as a female variant of Alexander  
  Aloysius  
  (Pronounced Al-o-wish-is) is the latinised version of Aloys. Most famous was the Italian Jesuit student, born into a noble family he tended to victims of a plague in Rome and died in 1591 aged just 23.  
  Alphonsus  
  (Pronounced al-fon-sus). originates from the Spanish name Alfonso which itself originates in the old German Athal meaning noble and funsa meaning ready.  
  Alva  
  (Pronounced Al-vah) originates in Hebrew for exalted. Mentioned in the old testament as a descendant of Essan and clan leader of Edomites.  
 
 
  Amaziah  
  Biblical boys name which originates in (Hebrew) , appearing in 2 Kings 12:21 and meaning the strength ofthe Lord.  
  Ambrose  
  (am-broze) originates in the Greek for immortal. Most famous was the German born bishop (c339-397) who was the son of the prefect of Gaul and is today honoured as the patron saint of learning, beekeepers and candlemakers.  
  Amos  
  (ay-mos) from the Hebrew word for "burden bearer". Most famous is the prophet who predicted the fall of the Kingdom of Israel unless the people repented. Prophecy realised in 722BC when Israel fell to the Assyrians.  
  Ananaias  
  (an-uh-NY-uhs) from the Hebrew for the Lord is gracious. This unusual name crops up three times in the bible. First as the husband of Sapphira, second a high priest before whom Paul was tried and finally (third) as a believer in Damascus who heals Paul's blindness.  
  Ananias  
  Biblical boys name which originates in (Greek,from Hebrew) , appearing in Acts 5:1 and meaning the cloudof the Lord.  
  Andrew  
  (an-drew) from the Greek meaning manly or brave. Most famous being one of the twelve apostles and brother of Simon Peter. As a fisherman he was summoned by Jesus to become a fisher of men.The name is also linked to a number of bishops and also a number of saints.  
  Anselm  
  (AN-selm) originates from Old German from Ans God and Helm helmet. Most famous being the Italian Bishop (1033-1109) who became archbishop of Canterbury in England.  
  Anthony  
  (an-thu-nee) which is an English form of the Roman clan name Antonius. Most famous being the a number of saints such as the Egyptian hermit (251-356), Antony of Padua who is the patron saint of Portugal .  
  Antoine  
  variant of Anthony. (an-thu-nee) which is an English form of the Roman clan name Antonius. Most famous being the a number of saints such as the Egyptian hermit (251-356), Antony of Padua who is the patron saint of Portugal .  
  Anton  
  variant of Anthony. (an-thu-nee) which is an English form of the Roman clan name Antonius. Most famous being the a number of saints such as the Egyptian hermit (251-356), Antony of Padua who is the patron saint of Portugal .  
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