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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 […]

Cana

Name pronunciation: KAY-nuh Origin of name: Hebrew, Greek Meaning of name: Place of reeds The Story Behind This Biblical Christian Baby Name The name Cana was primarily a name of places (not people) in the Bible. Kanah (English version of the Hebrew word) was a river and a village referenced in the book of Joshua, […]

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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!