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150+ Christian Baby Names for Boys

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Christian Baby Names for Boys

Christian Baby Names for Boys

Popular Christian Names for Boys With Meaning

Congratulations on your baby boy. Now it's time to pick the perfect name with meaning. If your Christian faith is an important part of your life, you'll want consider choosing a name from this list of popular and unique names inspired by the Bible, the Old Testament, and the New Testament. Choose from common names like Liam and uncommon names like Yardley. Whatever name you decide to go with, make sure it's a name that communicates the traits you want your son to carry with him in this lifetime.

Tips for Choosing a Name

  • How does it sound? Consider pronouncing it outloud.
  • Does it resonate with you? Consider the meaning.
  • What region or language is it derived from? Consider the origin.
  • Are you honoring a family member? Consider your family's history.

Happy searching, and be to share some of your favorite names below.

NameOrigin/Meaning

Aaron

sea

Abby

elated

Abdiel

servant of God

Abel

breath

Abram

Abraham

Adrian

strength

Aidan

intelligent

Alby

city with white hills

Ambrose

immortal

Amoke

depth, Nehemiah 12:7

Anthony

worthy of praise

Arne

powerful

Asher

happy

Barry

sharp

Benett

blessed

Benji

Benjamin

Brion

strong

Bryce

ardent

Caleb

faithful

Carl

free

NameOrigin/Meaning

Collin

creative

Cullen

born of a holy person

Cyrus

like the sun

Dale

dwells in a valley

Dalit

to draw water

Darius

king

Dora

gift

Dylan

influencer

Edwin

valued friend

Elim

strong

Eliot

believer

Ellen

courageous

Elon

oak

Elvin

magical

Eran

vigilant

Eric

peaceful ruler

Eron

peace

Ethan

strong

Felix

fortunate

Fergus

person of strength

NameOrigin/Meaning

Filbert

brilliant

Francis

free man

Gabe

brave

Gabriel

messenger

Gavin

falcon

Gerard

brave

Gian

knowledgeable

Gideon

warrior

Gil

shining

Hanly

ruler

Harold

ruler

Helek

portion

Hiram

exalted brother

Hyman

life

Ian

gracious

Irvin

peace

Isaac

joy

Ivan

God's gift

Jada

wise

James

one of twelve apostles

Jay

victorious

Jeff

peaceful

Jericho

the moon

Jerrod

earthly

Jesaiah

saved

Job

patient, figure in the Bible

Joel

willing of God

Jordan

to flow

Joshua

generous

Judas

praise

NameOrigin/Meaning

Jude

Jesus' disciple

Karl

free human

Kasper

treasure

Kevin

saint

Kian

majestic king

Lael

devoted to God

Leo

brave

Levi

joined

Liam

willful

Louis

warrior

Malachi

messenger

Manuel

strong

Melvin

protector

Micah

like God

Mike

god-like

Monty

rich

Nahum

comforter

Neil

champion

Nemuel

God is spreading

Nicholas

victory

NameOrigin/Meaning

Nigel

champion

Noah

consoling

Oliver

from olive tree

Omar

mountaineer

Oshea

Joshua

Paul

small

Paulson

son of Paul

Perez

Peresh, divided

Peter

modern, beautiful

Phelan

joyful

Philip

loves horses

Pious

divine

Radwan

delight

Reuben

behold

Rex

king

Rian

ruler

Rosh

prince

Roy

king

Rufus

red

Ryan

illustrious

NameMeaning/Origin

Rylan

from Rye

Samson

strong

Sean

gracious

Seth

compensation

Shawn

given by God

Silas

loves words

Simon

patient

Soloman

peaceful

Steven

crowned

Ted

precious gift

Terence

soft

Theo

God's gift

Tilon

small mound

Timothy

honor God

Tison

spirited

Titus

honorable

Vaniah

praise

NameMeaning/Origin

Vidor

cheerful, joyous

Vincent

conquering

Vivan

energetic

Walter

warrior

Wilber

bright

Wilfred

tranquil

Willy

strong mind

Xavier

helpful

Yardley

timber

Yaron

singing

York

farm life

Zane

God's gift

Zebedee

abundance

Zed

fair

Zeph

precious

Zerah

sprout

Zion

sign

Zohar

shining

Zoheth

strong

Zuriel

God is reliable

© 2020 Layne Holmes

Comments

Liz Westwood from UK on June 20, 2020:

Would Lucas or Nathaniel fit in this lit? II was interested in the criteria you use. This is a great resource for new parents.

peachy from Home Sweet Home on June 20, 2020:

I din know that Dora the explorer the gift of God! Such an ideal name for a little girl.

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