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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:  Dorcas
First letter of name:  D
Meaning of name:  (pronounced dawr-kus) and originating in Greek and meaning deer or gazelle.
History of Name:  Mentioned a number of times in the Christian Bible, starting in Acts 9:36, "In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor.". Tabitha is an Aramaic version of this and there is a Catholic saint called Saint Tabitha, who was raised from the dead by Saint peter the Apostle.
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