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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 […]

Zoe

Name pronunciation: ZOH-ee Origin of name: Greek Meaning of name: Life, abundant life The Story Behind This Historical Christian Name There are several notable historical Christian women who had the name Zoe, including two empresses in the Byzantine empire and St. Zoe, a Roman noblewoman martyred for her faith during Emperor Diocletian’s persecution of the […]

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 […]

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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!