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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:  Miriam
   
First letter of name:  M
   
Meaning of name:  (pronounced mi-ree-uhm) and originates in Hebrew for the name Mary.
   
History of Name:  Mentioned in the Christian Bible as Mose's sister. The daughter of Amram and
Jochebed, she was the sister of Moses and Aaron and is likely to be the eldest of the three.

When Pharaoh’s daughter found the infant Moses in the reeds, Miriam,
who was keeping watch over the baby, suggested to the princess that she could
find a wetnurse for the child and brought her mother to the palace.

After the crossing of the water during the Exodus and the death of the Egyptians, Miriam led the women in the ceremonial dance and song of gratitude.
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