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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.
In the Bible, Moses' brother Aaron was Israel's first high priest and is remembered for his staff which blossomed miraculously...
Arabic: Lion, grim-faced, stern; the name of one of Mohammed''s uncles
Hebrew: Father or head of a monastic community; This surname is likely derived from the Hebrew name Abba and may bring to mind the...
This Hebrew name means "father" and was used as the term for the leader of a monastery. Abbott has some traction as a last...
American: Gives joy, my father rejoices; a familiar form of Abigail
Honestly, this name is cute. Much more contemporary than Abraham, but it still retains its presidential association.
Poor, unfortunate Abel. In the Bible, Abel was the son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain in a fit of jealousy...
Long considered a bit of an old-fashioned name, Abigail is coming back with the retro-cool vengence of other "vintage" names...
Hebrew: God''s gift
Able is simply a spelling variation of Abel, and an unpopular one at that. If you are willing and able, don't name your son...
Hebrew: My father is light; In the Bible, Abner was King Saul''s cousin and commander of his army.
Hebrew: Mother of many nations; a feminine form of Abraham
From the Shakespearean play Romeo & Juliet
Hebrew: Exalted father; the biblical patriarch Abraham''s name before God changed it
Hebrew: Father of peace; The biblical Absalom, favored son of King David, was renowned for his handsome appearance and ability to...
African: First daughter
English: Prosperous, happy
Hebrew: Beautiful, ornament
Hebrew: God''s witness, adorned by God; a son of Haman in the Bible
A beautiful and exotic name, Adalia really is fit for nobility. Adalia is primarily used as a girl's name now, but it's biblical...
The name Adam has been around forever—and that's not an exaggeration. Biblically, Adam was the first human being created...
It seems that some people have been confusing Adan with the ever-popular Aidan. The name is actually pronounced ah-DHAHN...
Arabic: Virgin, unblemished pearl, untrodden sand
Hebrew: Man of God
Hebrew: Noble, delicate
Hebrew: Pleasure given; Adin was a biblical exile who returned to Israel from Babylon.