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Hebrew Names

They’re so common that you may not have noticed some of the most popular baby names these days are Hebrew, including Jacob, Noah, Ava, and Abigail, for starters. Even classics like Abraham and Sarah are still in favor.

Noe

With Noe, you get three names in one! It can be pronounced like NO-AH, NO, and even NYE. A Spanish variation of the Hebrew... Read More

Michael

Michael is a Biblical name referring to one of the seven archangels who defeats and casts out the demons in the book of Revelation... Read More

Elizabeth

In the century-old history of baby name lists this royal and religious name has yet to fall below out of the top 50. Two... Read More

James

James is a common royal name used in Europe and the English version of Jacob, and happens to be one of the most popular boy's... Read More

Jacob

While Jacob has long been considered a classic boys name, a new generation of youth will always associate the name with a... Read More

David

David is an enduring boys name with a prolific history behind it. It all began with the biblical David who battled and defeated... Read More

John

If you think everyone knows someone named John, you're probably right. Since 1880, John has spent many years ranked #1 in... Read More

Joseph

Biblically, the name Joseph holds a lot of significance. Not only was he the son of Jacob who ended up ruling Egypt, he is... Read More

Daniel

If fearlessness is a trait you want your bouncing baby boy to have, the name Daniel may be the way to go. The biblical prophet... Read More

Jessica

This fun-sounding name made its debut in Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice. However, for many people, the name Jessica... Read More

Joshua

In the Old Testament, Joshua fought the battle of Jericho (hence, the song) and led the Isrealites to the Promised Land.... Read More

Matthew

Good ol' reliable Matthew. Matthew is a name that remains in the upper echelon of baby name popularity year after year, decade... Read More

Sarah

The wife of Abraham and mother of Issac in the Bible, Sarah has (almost) always been in the top 100 popular baby names. It's... Read More

Caleb

In the Bible, Caleb, along with Joshua, was one of the only two Isrealites who left Egypt with Moses and lived long enough... Read More

Isaac

The biblical Isaac was the only son of Abraham by his wife Sarah. The prediction of his birth was amusing to the couple because... Read More

Ava

One of the great hits of our day, Ava still calls up the image of sultry Hollywood beauty Ava Gardner. The name has become... Read More

Noah

Noah has dusted off its ancient Biblical cobwebs and emerged a red-hot boy's name. In case you missed it, in the Old Testament... Read More

Shalom

If a peaceful daughter is what you desire, then Shalom may be the name fro you. The word "shalom" translates into "peace"... Read More

Shalom

Hoping for a little peaceful Buddha baby? Then Shalom to you. The word "shalom" translates into "peace" and is also used... Read More

Gabriel

One of seven archangels, Gabriel appeared to Mary to give her the news of her pregnancy and impending birth of Jesus, and... Read More

Rachel

Rachel, the sister of Leah, was the second and favorite wife of Jacob, and mother to Joseph and Benjamin. Between 1983 and... Read More

Rebecca

The Biblical Rebecca was the resourceful wife of Isaac and the mother of twins Jacob and Esau. Rebecca is also the title... Read More

Elijah

Elijah has one of the more awesome biblical backstories amongst boy names. Elijah was a prophet who, at the end of his life... Read More

Hosanna

If you want to sing praises to your child all the live long day, Hosanna would be a creative name choice. If you dont' know... Read More

Benjamin

In the Bible, Benjamin is the youngest son of Jacob and one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Isreal. It is still considered... Read More

Abigail

Long considered a bit of an old-fashioned name, Abigail is coming back with the retro-cool vengence of other "vintage" names... Read More

Samuel

Samuel has long been a popular biblical name. In the Bible Samuel was a judge and prophet in early Israel who annointed Saul... Read More

Nathan

Nathan, like the similar sounding Ethan, is a name that parents continuously gravitate towards–and it's not hard to see... Read More

Ethan

"Strong" and "firm" Ethan is a mega-popular name for boys right now. While the name appears in the Bible eight times, more... Read More

Israel

Israel was the name given to the biblical Jacob after he wrestled the angel of God. It was later taken by the Jewish people... Read More