40 Biblical names for Easter babies

With Easter fast approaching, we thought it only appropriate to give you a list of the most beautiful names inspired by the religious holiday.


1. Abigail – meaning the father’s joy.

2. Alexandria – meaning defender of men.

3. Avril – French for April.

4. Emma – meaning universal or complete.

5. Elizabeth – meaning devoted to God or the oath or fullness of God.

6. Eve – meaning life.

7. Esther – meaning star.

8. Hannah – meaning to favour or grace.

9. Isabelle – meaning devoted to God or God of plenty.

10. Joanna – meaning gift from God.

11. Leah – meaning tired or fatigued.

12. Mary – meaning beloved.

13. Magadalene – meaning from the tower.

14. Miriam – meaning rebellion or beloved.

15. Naomi – meaning beautiful and pleasant.

16. Rachel – meaning lamb.

17. Rebecca – meaning to bind.

18. Ruth – meaning companion or friend.

19. Sarah – meaning princess. 

20. Shiloh – meaning peace and abundance.


1. Aaron – meaning lofty or high mountain.

2. Abraham – meaning father of a great multitude.

3. Benjamin – meaning the son of my right hand.

4. David – meaning beloved friend.

5. Caleb – meaning dog or bold.

6. Elijah – meaning God the Lord or the strong Lord.

7. Jacob – meaning he grasps the heel.

8. James – meaning he grasps the heel. Supplanter.

9. John – meaning the grace or mercy of the Lord.

10. Jonah – meaning a dove.

11. Joseph – meaning to increase.

12. Joshua – meaning God has saved.

13. Luke – meaning light.

14. Matthew – meaning gift from God.  

15. Moses - meaning to pull/ draw out.

16. Noah – meaning comfort and rest.

17. Paul – meaning small or little.

18. Peter – meaning a rock.

19. Ruben – meaning behold a son.

20. Simon – meaning he has heard. 




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