// archives

Biblical Names

This category contains 15 posts

Esther

Pronunciation: ESS-ter Origin of name: Persian Meaning of name: Star, fortune, felicity The Story Behind This Biblical Christian Baby Name Esther was the Persian name taken by the Hebrew girl Hadassah when she was selected as the Persian king’s new queen. The Book of Esther in the Old Testament of the Bible was named after […]

Hadassah

Name pronunciation: hah-DAH-sah Origin of name: Hebrew Meaning of name: Myrtle The Story Behind This Biblical Christian Baby Name Hadassah was the Hebrew birth name of the woman for whom the book of Esther is named. Hadassah lost her parents at a young age, and was brought up by her cousin Mordecai, who treated her […]

Priscilla

Name pronunciation: prih-SIL-ah Origin of name: Latin Meaning of name: Ancient The Story Behind This Biblical Christian Name The Bible mentions one Priscilla, in the New Testament. Priscilla was a Christian woman living in the time after Jesus left his disciples in charge of spreading the gospel. Priscilla and her husband lived in Italy, leaving […]

Recent Comments

Naming Your Baby

Choosing a name for your baby is a great privilege and an exciting part of the pregnancy and birth process. New parents have many hopes for their children, and Christian parents especially tend to consider biblical names for their meaning and heritage. We hope you'll find something on this site that inspires you and helps you in the name selection process. A biblical Christian name is a gift you can give your baby that will last a lifetime!