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Biblical Names

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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, […]


Name pronunciation: JAY-dun, JAH-DUN / YAH-dun Origin of name: Hebrew Meaning of name: Thankful; a judge; one judged by God; “God has heard” The Story Behind This Biblical Christian Baby Name There is one very brief mention of this name in the book of Nehemiah. A man named Jadon from a place called Merenoth helped […]


Pronunciation: SAM-son Origin of name: Hebrew Meaning of name: Solar, like the sun The Story Behind This Baby Name Only one man in the Bible is mentioned by the name Samson. Appropriate, for such a singular man. He is the “Superman” of many children’s Bible stories, known for his God-given great strength. He is also […]

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!