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Top Biblical Baby Names in Nigeria

Biblical Baby Names in Nigeria
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Biblical baby names will certainly remain the most popular names ever because these names have been around for centuries and will never go out of style. Below is a collection of popular biblical baby names of Nigerian Christians. These biblical baby names are from both the old and the new testament. Read on to pick a baby name for your yet-to-be-born child.

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Abigail
Jael
Abraham (Hebrew)
Ada
Jedidah
Abram (Hebrew)
Ahlai
Jezebel
Absolom (Hebrew)
Aiah
Joanna
Adam (Hebrew)
Angel
Judith
Adonijah (Hebrew)
Anna
Julia
Alexander (Greek)
Apphia
Leah
Amaziah (Hebrew)
Atarah
Lois
Amos (Hebrew)
Athaliah
Lydia
Ananias (Greek).
Bathsheba
Magdalen
Andrew (Greek)
Beth
Mariam
Apollos (Greek)
Bilhah
Martha
Aquila (Latin)
Candace
Mary
Asa (Hebrew)
Chloe
Michaiah
Asaph (Hebrew)
Claudia
Milcah
Asher (Hebrew)
Damaris
Miriam
Azariah (Hebrew)
Deborah
Naarah
Barak (Hebrew)
Delilah
Naomi
Barnabas (Greek}
Dianah
Naphtali
Bartholomew (Aramaic)
Dinah
Orpah
Baruch (Hebrew)
Eden 
Phebe
Benaiah (Hebrew)
Edna 
Priscilla
Benjamin (Hebrew)
Elizabeth
Racheal
Bildad (Hebrew)
Elizabeth 
Rachel
Boaz (Hebrew)
Esther
Rebecca
Cain (Hebrew)
Esther 
Rebekah
Caleb (Hebrew)
Eunice
Rizpah
Christian (Greek)
Eva
Ruth
Claudius (Latin)
Eve
Salome
Cornelius (Latin)
Faith 
Sapphira
Dan (Hebrew)
Gabrielle
Sarah
Daniel (Hebrew)
Grace 
Sherah
David (Hebrew)
Hadassah 
Susanna
Demetrius (Greek)
Hagar
Tabitha
Ebenezer (Hebrew)
Hannah
Tamar
Elah (Hebrew)
Honey 
Tamar
Eleazar (Hebrew)
Hope 
Tirza
Eli (Hebrew)
Huldah
Vashti
Elihu (Hebrew)
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Elijah (Hebrew)
Joel (Hebrew)
Noah (Hebrew)
Eliphaz (Hebrew)
John (Hebrew)
Obadiah (Hebrew)-
Elisha (Hebrew)
Jonah (Hebrew)
Omar (Hebrew & Arabic)
Elkanah (Hebrew)
Jonathan (Hebrew)
Onesimus (Latin)
Elnathan (Hebrew)
Jordan (Hebrew)
Othniel (Hebrew)
Emmanuel (Hebrew & Latin,)
Joseph (Hebrew)
Paul (Latin)
Enoch (Hebrew)
Joses (Hebrew)
Peter (Greek)
Ephraim (Hebrew)
Joshua (Hebrew)
Philemon (Greek)
Esau (Hebrew)
Josiah (Hebrew)
Philip (Greek)
Ethan (Hebrew)
Josias (Hebrew)
Reuben (Hebrew)
Ezekiel (Hebrew)
Jotham (Hebrew)
Rufus (Latin)
Ezra (Hebrew)
Judas (Latin)
Samson (Hebrew)
Gabriel (Hebrew)
Jude (Latin)
Samuel (Hebrew)
Gera (Hebrew)
Justus (Latin)
Saul (Hebrew)
Gershon (Hebrew)
Laban (Hebrew)
Seth (Hebrew)
Gideon (Hebrew)
Lazarus (Hebrew)
Shadrach (Babylonian)
Habakkuk (Hebrew)
Lemuel (Hebrew)
Shem (Hebrew)
Haggai (Hebrew)
Levi (Hebrew)
Silas (Latin)
Hosea (Hebrew)
Lot (Hebrew)
Simeon (Hebrew)
Hur (Hebrew)
Lucas (Greek)
Simon (Hebrew)
Hushai (Hebrew)
Luke (Greek)
Solomon (Hebrew)
Immanuel (Hebrew)
Malachi (Hebrew)
Stephen (Greek)
Ira (Hebrew)
Manasseh (Hebrew)
Thaddaeus (Aramaic)
Isaac (Hebrew)
Marcus (Latin)
Theophilus (Greek)
Isaiah (Hebrew)
Mark (Latin)
Thomas (Aramaic)
Ishmael (Hebrew)
Matthew (Hebrew)
Timothy (Greek)
Issachar (Hebrew)
Matthias (Hebrew)
Titus (Latin)
Ithamar (Hebrew)
Melchizedek (Hebrew)
Tobiah (Hebrew)
Jabez (Hebrew)
Micah (Hebrew)
Tobias (Hebrew)
Jacob (Hebrew)
Micah (Hebrew)
Uriah (Hebrew)
Jair (Hebrew)
Micaiah (Hebrew)
Uzziah (Hebrew)
Jairus (Hebrew)
Michael (Hebrew)
Victor (Hebrew)
James (Hebrew)
Mishael (Hebrew)
Zacchaeus (Hebrew)
Japheth (Hebrew)
Mordecai (Hebrew)
Zachariah (Hebrew)
Jason (Hebrew)
Moses (Hebrew)
Zebadiah (Hebrew)
Javan (Hebrew)
Nadab (Hebrew)
Zebedee (Greek)
Jeremiah (Hebrew)
Nahum (Hebrew)
Zebulun (Hebrew)
Jeremy (Hebrew)
Naphtali (Hebrew)
Zechariah (Hebrew)
Jesse (Hebrew)
Nathan (Hebrew)
Zedekiah (Hebrew)
Jethro (Hebrew)
Nathanael (Hebrew)
Zephaniah (Hebrew)
Joab (Hebrew)
Nehemiah (Hebrew)
Zerubbabel (Hebrew)
Joash (Hebrew)
Nekoda (Hebrew)
Job (Hebrew)
Nicodemus (Greek)

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Did You Find a Biblical Name You Liked?

There you have it for the top biblical baby names you can find in Nigerian homes. However, it is important to know that some Nigerian Christian names are not names of people in the bible but based on bible beliefs of parents of the babies. Such names include favour, divine, miracle, faith and purity (the name that nollywood actress Mercy Johnson picked for her first baby).
So, leave me a comment to tell me which of the above biblical baby name you picked for your baby, if you think there are names missing here just fell free to leave your comment below and I will be glad to add them.

Thank you!



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