biblical greek names from behindthename.com Flashcards

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AARON Ααρων m English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אַהֲרֹן ('Aharon) which is most likely of unknown Egyptian origin... [more]
ABDIOU Αβδιου m Biblical Greek
Form of OBADIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
ABEL Αβελ m English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) or הָבֶל (Havel) which meant "breath"... [more]
ABENNER Αβεννηρ m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABNER
ABESSA Αβεσσα m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABISHAI
ABESSALOM Αβεσσαλωμ m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABSALOM
ABIA Αβια m & f Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek and Latin form of 'AVIYAH
ABIDAN Αβιδαν m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "my father is judge" in Hebrew... [more]
ABIGAIA Αβιγαια f Biblical Greek
Greek form of ABIGAIL
ABRAAM Αβρααμ m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABRAHAM
ADAM Αδαμ m English, French, German, Dutch, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man"... [more]
AITHAN Αιθαν m Biblical Greek
From of ETHAN used in the Greek Old Testament.
ALEXANDROS Αλεξανδρος m Greek, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient and modern Greek form of ALEXANDER
ALPHAIOS Αλφαιος m Biblical Greek
Greek form of ALPHAEUS
AMBRAM Αμβραμ m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of AMRAM
AMOS Αμως m Biblical, English, Hebrew, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "to carry" in Hebrew... [more]
ANATH (1) Αναθ m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "answer" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Anath was the father of Shamgar.
ANNA Αννα f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Catalan, Provençal, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament... [more]
AOD Αωδ m Biblical Greek
Form of EHUD used in the Greek Old Testament.
ARIEL Αριηλ m & f Biblical, Hebrew, English, French, Biblical Greek
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew... [more]
ASENNETH Ασεννεθ f Biblical Greek
Form of ASENATH used in the Greek Old Testament.
ASER Ασηρ m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From of ASHER used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
ASTARTE Ασταρτη f Near Eastern Mythology (Hellenized), Biblical Greek
Greek form of ASHTORETH
AZARIAS Αζαριας m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of AZARIAH used in the Greek and Roman Old Testament.
BALTASAR (2) Βαλτασαρ m Biblical Greek
Form of BELSHAZZAR used in the Greek Old Testament.
BARNABAS Βαρναβας m German, English (Rare), Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of an Aramaic name... [more]
BARTHOLOMAIOS Βαρθολομαιος m Biblical Greek
New Testament Greek form of BARTHOLOMEW
BASEMMATH Βασεμμαθ f Biblical Greek
Form of BASEMATH and BASMATH used in the Greek Old Testament.
BENIAMIN Βενιαμιν m Romanian, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Romanian form of BENJAMIN, as well as the form used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
BERNIKE Βερνικη f Biblical Greek
Greek form of BERNICE
BETHANIA Βηθανια f Spanish, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of BETHANY used in the Greek and Latin New Testament.
CHALEB Χαλεβ m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of CALEB used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
CHLOE Χλοη f English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "green shoot" in Greek... [more]
DAMARIS Δαμαρις f Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "calf" in Greek... [more]
DANIEL Δανιηλ m English, Hebrew, French, German, Scandinavian, Polish, Czech, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name דָּנִיֵּאל (Daniyyel) meaning "God is my judge"... [more]
DAREIOS Δαρειος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of DARIUS
DAUID Δαυιδ m Biblical Greek
Greek form of DAVID
DEBBORA Δεββωρα f Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of DEBORAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
DINA Δινα f English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Variant of DINAH
DROUSILLA Δρουσιλλα f Biblical Greek
Form of DRUSILLA used in the Greek New Testament.
ELEAZAR Ελεαζαρ m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אֶלְעָזָר ('El'azar) meaning "my God has helped"... [more]
ELI (1) Ηλι m English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "ascension" in Hebrew... [more]
ELIAS Ηλιας m Greek, Portuguese, German, Scandinavian, Finnish, English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Cognate of ELIJAH... [more]
ELIEZER Ελιεζερ m Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Hebrew אֱלִיעֶזֶר ('Eli'ezer) meaning "my God is help"... [more]
ELIOU Ηλιου m Biblical Greek
Form of ELIJAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
ELISABET Ελισαβετ f Scandinavian, Finnish, Biblical Greek
Scandinavian and Finnish form of ELIZABETH
EMMANOUEL Εμμανουηλ m Biblical Greek
Form of IMMANUEL used in the Greek Bible.
ENOCH Ενωχ m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name חֲנוֹך (Chanokh) meaning "dedicated"... [more]
ENOS Ενως m Biblical (Variant), Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of ENOSH used in many versions of the Old Testament.
EPAPHRAS Επαφρας m Biblical, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Derived from Greek επαφρος (epaphros) meaning "foamy"... [more]
EPHRAIM m Biblical, Hebrew (Anglicized), Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אֶפְרָיִם ('Efrayim) which meant "fruitful"... [more]
EPHRATH f Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "fruitful place" in Hebrew... [more]
ERASTOS Εραστος m Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of ERASTUS
ESAIAS Ησαιας m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of ISAIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
ESAU Ησαυ m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name עֵשָׂו ('Esaw) which possibly meant "hairy"... [more]
ESDRAS Εσδρας m Biblical, Biblical Greek
Greek form of EZRA... [more]
ESTHER Εσθηρ f English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Hebrew (Anglicized), Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly means "star" in Persian... [more]
EUA Ευα f Biblical Greek
Form of חַוָּה (Chawwah) (see EVE) used in the Greek translation of Old Testament... [more]
EUTYCHOS Ευτυχος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of EUTYCHUS
EZEKIAS Εζεκιας m Biblical Greek
Form of HEZEKIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
GABRIEL Γαβριηλ m French, German, Scandinavian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "strong man of God"... [more]
HANANIAS 'Ανανιας m Biblical Greek
Greek form of ANANIAS
HANNAS 'Αννας m Biblical Greek
Greek form of ANNAS
IACHIN Ιαχιν m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JACHIN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IAEL Ιαηλ f Biblical Greek
Form of JAEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IAIR Ιαιρ m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JAIR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IAIROS Ιαιρος m Biblical Greek
New Testament Greek form of JAIRUS
IAKOBOS Ιακωβος m Biblical Greek
Form of JACOB used in the Greek Bible.
IARED Ιαρεδ m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JARED used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IEDIDA Ιεδιδα f Biblical Greek
Form of JEDIDAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IEREMIAS Ιερεμιας m Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEREMIAH
IESOUS Ιησους m Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOSHUA and JESUS
IEZEKIEL Ιεζεκιηλ m Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of EZEKIEL
IOAB Ιωαβ m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek and Latin form of JOAB
IOANNA Ιωαννα f Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOANNA
IOANNES Ιωαννης m Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of Yochanan (see JOHN).
IOEL Ιωηλ m Biblical Greek
Form of JOEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IONAS Ιωνας m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Greek Bible... [more]
IONATHAN Ιωναθαν m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONATHAN and JEHONATHAN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IORAM Ιωραμ m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JORAM used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSAPHAT Ιωσαφατ m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JEHOSHAPHAT used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSEPH Ιωσηφ m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JOSEPH used in the Greek and Latin Bible.
IOSES Ιωσης m Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of JOSES
IOSIAS Ιωσιας m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOSIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOU Ιου m Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEHU
IOUBAL Ιουβαλ m Biblical Greek
Form of JUBAL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IOUDAS Ιουδας m Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUDAH
IOUDITH Ιουδιθ f Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUDITH
ISAAK Ισαακ m Russian, German, Biblical Greek
Russian and German form of ISAAC
ISRAEL Ισραηλ m Hebrew (Anglicized), English, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name יִשְׂרָאֵל (Yisra'el) meaning "God contended"... [more]
KAIN Καιν m Biblical Greek
Form of CAIN used in the Greek Old Testament.
KAINAN Καιναν m Biblical Greek
Form of CAINAN used in the Greek Old Testament.
KANDAKE Κανδακη f Biblical, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of CANDACE
KARPOS Καρπος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of CARPUS
KEPHAS Κηφας m Biblical Greek
Greek form of CEPHAS
KLEOPAS Κλεοπας m Biblical Greek
Greek form of CLEOPAS
KLOPAS Κλωπας m Biblical Greek
Form of CLOPAS used in the Greek New Testament.
KRESKES Κρησκης m Biblical Greek
Form of CRESCENS used in the Greek New Testament.
KYROS Κυρος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of CYRUS
LAZAROS Λαζαρος m Biblical Greek
Greek form of LAZARUS
LEIA (1) Λεια f Biblical Greek
Form of LEAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
LEUI Λευι m Biblical Greek
Form of LEVI used in the Greek Bible.
LOUKAS Λουκας m Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of LUKE
LYDIA Λυδια f English, German, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "from Lydia" in Greek... [more]
MAGDALENE Μαγδαληνη f German, Danish, English, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
From a title which meant "of Magdala"... [more]
MANASSES Μανασσης m Biblical (Variant), Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MANASSEH used in the Greek and Latin Bible... [more]
MARIA Μαρια f & m Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Icelandic, Corsican, Basque, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρια, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY)... [more]
MARTHA Μαρθα f English, Scandinavian, Greek, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Aramaic מרתא (marta') meaning "lady, mistress"... [more]
MATTHAIOS Ματθαιος m Biblical Greek
Greek form of Mattityahu (see MATTHEW).
MATTHIAS Ματθιας m Greek, German, Scandinavian, French, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Variant of Matthaios (see MATTHEW) which appears in the New Testament as the name of the apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas Iscariot... [more]
MICHA Μιχα m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MICAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MIKHAEL Μιξαελ m Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of MICHAEL
MOUSES Μωυσης m Biblical Greek
Greek form of MOSES
NAOUM Ναουμ m Biblical Greek
Form of NAHUM used in the Greek Old Testament.
NATHAN Ναθαν m English, French, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "giver" in Hebrew... [more]
NATHANAEL Ναθαναηλ m Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name נְתַנְאֵל (Netan'el) meaning "God has given"... [more]
NEEMIAS Νεεμιας m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of NEHEMIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
NOE Νωε m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of NOAH (1) used in the Greek and Latin Bible.
NOEMIN Νωεμιν f Biblical Greek
Form of NAOMI (1) used in the Greek Old Testament.
ONESIMOS Ονησιμος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of ONESIMUS
ONESIPHOROS Ονησιφορος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of ONESIPHORUS
OURBANOS Ουρβανος m Biblical Greek
Form of URBAN used in the Greek New Testament.
OURIAS Ουριας m Biblical Greek
Greek form of URIAH
OZAZIAS Οζαζιας m Biblical Greek
Form of AZAZIAH used in the Greek Bible.
OZI Οζι m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of UZZI used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
OZIAS Οζιας m Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of UZZIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
OZIEL Οζιηλ m Biblical Greek
Form of UZZIEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
PETROS Πετρος m Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of PETER
PHELIX Φηλιξ m Biblical Greek
Form of FELIX used in the Greek New Testament.
PHILIPPOS Φιλιππος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of PHILIP
PHOIBE Φοιβη f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of PHOEBE
PRISKA Πρισκα f Biblical Greek
Form of PRISCA used in the Greek New Testament.
PRISKILLA Πρισκιλλα f Biblical Greek
Form of PRISCILLA used in the Greek New Testament.
RACHEL Ραχηλ f English, Hebrew, French, German, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "ewe" in Hebrew... [more]
RAPHAEL Ραφαηλ m German, French, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name רָפָאֵל (Rafa'el) which meant "God has healed"... [more]
REBEKKA Ρεβεκκα f German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Biblical Greek
German, Dutch, Danish and Norwegian form of REBECCA... [more]
ROUBEN Ρουβην m Biblical Greek
Greek form of REUBEN
ROUTH Ρουθ f Biblical Greek
Greek form of RUTH
SALOMON Σαλωμων m French, Scandinavian, Finnish, Polish, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
French, Scandinavian, Finnish and Polish form of SOLOMON
SAMOUEL Σαμουηλ m Biblical Greek
Form of SAMUEL found in the Greek Old Testament.
SAMPSON (1) Σαμψων m Biblical Greek
Greek form of Shimshon (see SAMSON).
SAOUL Σαουλ m Biblical Greek
Form of SAUL used in the Greek Old Testament.
SARRA Σαρρα f Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Biblical Greek and Latin form of SARAH
SILAS Σιλας m English, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Short form of SILVANUS... [more]
SILOUANOS Σιλουανος m Biblical Greek
Form of SILVANUS used in the Greek New Testament.
SIMON m English, French, Scandinavian, German, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Σιμων (Simon), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) which meant "he has heard"... [more]
SOUSANNA Σουσαννα f Biblical Greek
Greek form of SUSANNA
STEPHANOS Στεφανος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Ancient and modern Greek form of STEPHEN
SYMEON Συμεων m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Old Testament Greek and Latin form of SIMEON
SYNTYCHE Συντυχη f Biblical, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name meaning "common fate"... [more]
TABITHA Ταβιθα f English, Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "gazelle" in Aramaic... [more]
THADDAIOS Θαδδαιος m Biblical Greek
Greek form of THADDEUS
THAMAR Θαμαρ f Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of TAMAR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
THOMAS Θωμας m English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of the Aramaic name תָּאוֹמָא (Ta'oma') which meant "twin"... [more]
TIMON Τιμων m Ancient Greek, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Derived from Greek τιμη (time) meaning "honour, esteem"... [more]
TIMOTHEOS Τιμοθεος m Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of TIMOTHY
TITOS Τιτος m Biblical Greek
Form of TITUS used in the Greek New Testament.
TOBIAS Τωβιας m Biblical, German, Scandinavian, English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of TOBIAH... [more]
ZABOULON Ζαβουλων m Biblical Greek
Greek form of ZEBULUN
ZACHARIAS Ζαχαριας m Biblical, Biblical Greek
Greek form of ZECHARIAH... [more]
ZEBEDAIOS Ζεβεδαιος m Biblical Greek
New Testament Greek form of ZEBEDEE
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