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Biblical girl names - girls names and their meanings from the bible

In the western world we often refer to first names as Christian names. However, Christian names are really those given to followers of Christ or taken from the Bible, which of course often meant being followers of Christ. In essence the names on this website are Christian, christian names along with both the meaning of the names and also some history of the name. This could be where the name is found in the bible, the most famous Christian who held the name or the first known (or at least recorded) occurence of the name.

Below you will find a completely random name from our collection that will change each time you load the page. The random free name of the day will, unsurprisingly, change each day.

Random Name of the Day.

Name:  Mary
First letter of name:  M
Meaning of name:  (pronounced may-re) originates in Hebrew and means bitterness or trouble.
History of Name:  Appears a number of times in the Christian Bible perhaps most "famously" at Matthew 1 verses 16 -20 "16 and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, and Mary was the mother of Jesus who is called the Messiah. 17 Thus there were fourteen generations in all from Abraham to David, fourteen from David to the exile to Babylon, and fourteen from the exile to the Messiah. 18 This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about : His mother Mary was pledged to be married to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant through the Holy Spirit. 19 Because Joseph her husband was faithful to the law, and yet did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to divorce her quietly. 20 But after he had considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit."
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