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  1. ABI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiy, meaning "my father." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Hezekiah. Compare with masculine Abi

  2. ABIA: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 

  3. ABIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 

  4. ABIGAIL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abigayil, meaning "father rejoices." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King David. Compare with another form of Abigail.
  5. ABIGAYIL (אֲבִיגַיִל): Hebrew name meaning "father rejoices." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King David. Also spelled Avigayil.
  6. ABIHAIL: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters.
  7. ABIJAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 
  8. ABILENE: Modern English name derived from Greek Abilēnē, the biblical name of a region belonging to the city of Abila, meaning "grassy meadow."
  9. ABISHAG: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyshag, meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." In the bible, this is the name of a young girl who cared for David in his old age. 
  10. ABITAL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiytal, meaning "my father is dew." In the bible, this is the name of one of David's wives. 
  11. ABIY (אֲבִי): Hebrew name meaning "my father." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Hezekiah. Also spelled Avi.
  12. ABIYAH (אֲבִיָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. Also spelled Aviyah.
  13. ABIYHAYIL (אֲבִיחַיִל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "father of might." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Rehoboam, the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters. Abihail is the Anglicized form. Also spelled Avichayil.
  14. ABIYSHAG (אֲבִישַׁג): Hebrew name meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." In the bible, this is the name of a young girl who cared for David in his old age. Also spelled Avishag.
  15. ABIYTAL (אֲבִיטַל): Hebrew name meaning "my father is dew." In the bible, this is the name of one of David's wives. 
  16. ACACIA: English name derived from the tree name, from Latin acacia, from Greek akakia, meaning "thorny Egyptian tree." Besides the flowering shrub or tree, Acacia is also the name of a fraternity. In Freemasonry, the Acacia symbolizes immortality of the soul, innocence and purity, and birth into a new life. The acaica seyal is believed to have been the biblical shittah-tree (Isaiah 41:19) which furnished the wood for the Ark of the Covenant and for the Tabernacle. 
  17. ACĔNATH (אָסְנַת): Hebrew name of Egyptian origin, meaning "belonging to the goddess Neith." In the bible, this is the name of Joseph's Egyptian wife.
  18. ADAH (עָדָה): Hebrew name meaning "ornament." In the bible, this is the name of Lamech's wife and also Esau's wife.
  19. ADINA (עֲדִינָא): Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Adiyna, meaning "slender." In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of one of King David's captains.
  20. ADIYNA (עֲדִינָא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "slender." In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of one of King David's captains.
  21. AHAVA (אַהֲבָה): Hebrew name meaning "water" or "I shall subsist." In the bible, this is the name of an area in Babylonia where Ezra gathered the exiles. 
  22. AIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Ayah, meaning "falcon" or "vulture." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rizpah, and a Horite, the son of Zibeon.
  23. AKELDAMA (Ἀκελδαμά): Greek form of Aramaic ħqêl dmâ, meaning "field of blood." In the bible, this is the name of the place where Judas Iscariot committed suicide. 
  24. ANNA: Latin form of Greek Hanna, meaning "favor; grace." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a prophetess in Jerusalem.
  25. APHRA (רפַעָ): Hebrew unisex name derived from the word aphra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." In the bible, this is part of the name of a Philistine city, Bethel-aphrah.
  26. APHRA (רפַעָ): Hebrew unisex name derived from the word aphra, meaning "ashes, dust" and "clay, loam." In the bible, this is part of the name of a Philistine city, Bethel-aphrah.
  27. APOLLONIA (Ἀπολλωνία): In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a maritime city of Macedonia, about a day's journey from Amphipolis.
    1. Feminine form of Greek Apollonios, meaning "of Apollo."
    2. Feminine form of Latin Apollonius, meaning "of Apollo."
  28. APPHIA (Ἀπφία): Greek name meaning "fruitful, increasing." In the bible, this is the name of Phrygian woman. 

  29. ARI'EL (אֲרִיאֵל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "lion of god." In the bible, this is a name applied to the city of Jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the Apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, and the name of a spirit in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest." 

  30. ARIEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Ari'el, meaning "lion of god." In the bible, this is a name applied to the city of Jerusalem, and the name of a chief of the returning exiles. In the Apocrypha, this is the name of an archangel who rules the waters. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, and the name of a spirit in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest." 

  31. ASENATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Acĕnath, meaning "belonging to the goddess Neith." In the bible, this is the name of Joseph's Egyptian wife.

  32. ASHERAH (אֲשֵׁרָה): Hebrew name meaning "groves (for idol worship)" or "blessed, fortunate." In the bible, this is the Hebrew name for the Babylonian-Canaanite goddess Astarte. It is also the name for her images and sacred trees or poles used for worshiping her. 

  33. ASHTAROTH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ashtarowth, meaning "star." In the bible, this is the name applied to false goddesses in the Canaanite religion, usually related to a fertility cult. It is also the name of a city in Bashan east of the Jordan given to Manasseh.

  34. ASHTAROWTH (עַשְׁתְּרוֹת): Hebrew name, meaning "star." In the bible, this is the name applied to false goddesses in the Canaanite religion, usually related to a fertility cult. It is also the name of a city in Bashan east of the Jordan given to Manasseh.

  35. ASHTORETH (עַשְׁתּׄרֶת): Hebrew name meaning "star." In the bible, this is the name of the principal female deity of the Semitic nations, worshiped in war and fertility. Equated with Assyrian Ishtar and Greek Astarte

  36. ASTAROTH: Variant spelling of English Ashtaroth, meaning "star." In the bible, this is the name applied to false goddesses in the Canaanite religion, usually related to a fertility cult. It is also the name of a city in Bashan east of the Jordan given to Manasseh.

  37. ATARAH (עֲטָרָה): Hebrew name meaning "crown" or "wreath." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Jerahmeel

  38. AVIGAYIL (אֲבִיגַיִל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abigayil, meaning "father rejoices." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King David

  39. AVISHAG (אֲבִישַׁג): Variant spelling of Hebrew Abiyshag, meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." In the bible, this is the name of a young girl who cared for David in his old age. 

  40. AVITAL: Variant spelling of English Abital, meaning "my father is dew." In the bible, this is the name of one of David's wives. 

  41. AYAH (אַיָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "falcon" or "vulture." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Rizpah, and a Horite, the son of Zibeon.

  42. AZUBAH (עֲזוּבָה): Anglicized form of Hebrew Azuwbah, meaning "forsaken." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including Caleb's wife and the mother of Jehoshaphat. Also spelled Azuvah.

  43. AZUWBAH (עֲזוּבָה): Hebrew name meaning "heaps of ruins," i.e. "forsaken." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including Caleb's wife and the mother of Jehoshaphat. Also spelled Azuvah.

  44. BASMATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Esau, and a daughter of Solomon.

  45. BATH-SHEBA (בַּת-שֶׁבַע): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of the oath." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Uriah then later King David, and mother of Solomon. Also spelled Bat-Sheva, Bathsheba, and Bathsheva.
  46. BATHSHEBA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of King David and mother of Solomon.
  47. BATH-SHUWA (בַּתשׁוּעַ): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of wealth." In the bible, this is another name Bath-Sheba is known by.
  48. BERENICE: Latin form of Macedonian Greek Berenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
  49. BERENIKE (Βερενίκη): Macedonian form of Greek Pherenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
  50. BERNICE: Latin form of Greek Bernike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa. This is the form used in the Authorized Version. 
  51. BERNIKE (Βερνίκη): Contracted form of Macedonian Greek Berenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
  52. BETHANIA (Βηθανία): Greek name derived from Aramaic beth 'anya (Hebrew bet t'eina), meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery." In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem where Jesus stayed during the Holy Week.
  53. BETHANY: Anglicized form of Greek Bethania, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery." In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem where Jesus stayed during the Holy Week.
  54. BETH-EL (בֵּית-אֵל): Variant spelling of Hebrew Beyth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
  55. BETHEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Beth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
  56. BETHESDA (Βηθεσδά): Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "flowing water" or "house of mercy." In the bible, this is the name of a pool near the sheep-gate at Jerusalem, the waters of which had curative powers. 
  57. BEULAH (בְּעוּלָה): A derivative of Hebrew Ba'al ("to marry; to be lord, master, possessor"), meaning "she who is married." In the bible, this is an allegorical name for the land of Israel. 
  58. BEYTH-EL (בֵּית-אֵל): Hebrew name meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
  59. BILHAH (בִּלְהָה): Hebrew name meaning "weak, troubled, old." In the bible, this is the name of Rachel's handmaid whom she gave to Jacob as a concubine. 
  60. BITHIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
  61. BITHYAH (בִּתְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
  62. BOSMATH (בָּשְׂמַת): Hebrew name meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Esau, and a daughter of Solomon.
  63. CANDACE: Latin form of Greek Kandake, which is of foreign origin, meaning "prince of servants." In Acts 8:27 of the New Testament bible, a queen of Ethiopia is referred to by this name. But it was not actually a personal name, but the name of a dynasty of Ethiopian queens. 
  64. CARMEL (כַּרְמֶל): Latin feminine form of Hebrew unisex Karmel, meaning "garden-land." In the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the Holy Land.
  65. CHANNA: Variant spelling of Hebrew Chana, meaning "favor; grace." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Samuel and wife to Elkanah.
  66. CHANNAH (חַנָּה): Hebrew name meaning "favor; grace." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Samuel and wife to Elkanah.
  67. CHAVVAH (חַוָּה): Hebrew name meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, the wife of Adam.
  68. CHEL'AH (חֶלְאָה): Hebrew name meaning "depraved" or "rust." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Asher.
  69. CHEPHTSIY-BAHH (חֶפְצִי-בָּהּ): Hebrew name meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah. Also spelled Cheftzi-ba.
  70. CHLOĒ (Χλόη): Greek name meaning "green shoot." In mythology, this is a surname of the goddess Demeter. In the New Testament bible, this name is mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians 1:11. Also spelled Khloe.
  71. CHLOE: Latin form of Greek Chloē, meaning "green shoot." In mythology, this is a surname of the goddess Demeter. In the New Testament bible, this name is mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians 1:11.
  72. CHULDAH (חוּלְדָה): Hebrew name meaning "mole" or "weasel." In the bible, this is the name of a prophetess. 
  73. DAMARIS (Δάμαρις): Greek name meaning "heifer." In the bible, this is the name of a woman Paul converted to Christianity. 
  74. DEBORAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Debowrah, meaning "bee." In the bible, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca, and the prophetess-judge and wife of Lapidoth
  75. DEBOWRAH (דְּבוֹרָה): Hebrew name meaning "bee." In the bible, this is the name of the nurse of Rebecca, and the prophetess-judge and wife of Lapidoth. Also spelled Devorah.
  76. DELILAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Deliylah, meaning "delicate, weak." In the bible, this is the name of the mistress of Samson.
  77. DELIYLAH (דְּלִילָה): Hebrew name derived from the root dal, meaning "delicate, weak." In the bible, this is the name of the mistress of Samson.
  78. DINAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Diynah, meaning "judgment." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jacob.
  79. DIYNAH (דִּינָה): Hebrew name meaning "judgment." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jacob.
  80. DOR (דּוֹר): Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Dowr, meaning "generation" or "period of time." In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.
  81. DORCAS: Latin form of Greek Dorkas, meaning "gazelle."  In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a woman restored to life by Peter
  82. DORKAS (Δορκάς): Alternate translation of Greek Tabitha, meaning "gazelle." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a woman restored to life by Peter
  83. DOWR (דּוֹר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "generation" or "period of time." In the bible, this is the name of a coastal city in Manasseh, south of Carmel.
  84. EDEN (עֵדֶן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "delight" or "place of pleasure." In the bible, this is the name of the garden in which Adam and Eve lived.
  85. EDER (עֵדֶר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "herd, flock." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite who lived in the time of David, and the name of a town in the south of Judah. Compare with another form of Eder.
  86. ELISABETH: Anglicized form of Greek Elisabet (Hebrew Eliysheba), meaning "God is my oath." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the wife of Aaron. In the New Testament, it is the name of the mother of John the Baptist. Compare with another form of Elisabeth.
  87. ELIYSHEBA (אֱלִישֶׁבַע): Hebrew name meaning "God is my oath." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the wife of Aaron
  88. EPHAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Eyphah, meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Midian and one of Caleb's concubines.
  89. ESTHER: Persian name derived from sitareh, meaning "star." In the bible, this is the Persian name given to the Jewish virgin Hadassah, the central character in the Book of Esther.
  90. EUNICE: Latin form of Greek Eunike, meaning "good victory." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of Timothy's mother.
  91. EUNIKE (Εὐνίκη): Greek name composed of the elements eu "good" and nike "victory," hence "good victory." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of Timothy's mother.
  92. EVA (Εὔα): Greek form of Hebrew Chavvah, meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, the mother of the entire human family. Compare with another form of Eva.
  93. EVE: Anglicized form of Greek Eva (Latin Heva, Hebrew Chavvah), meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, Adam's wife.
  94. EYPHAH (עֵיפָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "darkness" or "gloomy." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Midian and one of Caleb's concubines. Also spelled Efah. The Anglicized form is Ephah.
  95. GENESIS (Γένεσις): English name of Greek origin, derived from the word genesis, meaning "creation, generation, origin, source," from gignesthai "to be born," which is related to genos "birth, descent, race." In the bible, this is the name of the first book of the Old Testament.
  96. GOLGOTHA (Γολγοθά): Greek name derived from Aramaic gûlgalthâ ("skull"), hence "place of the skull." In the bible, this is the name of the place where Jesus was crucified.
  97. GOMER (גּׄמֶר): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to finish, to complete." In the bible, this is the name of both the son of Japhet and the wife of the Prophet Hosea.
  98. HADACCAH (הֲדַסָה): Hebrew name meaning "myrtle tree." In the bible, this is Esther's Hebrew name.
  99. HADASSAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Hadaccah, meaning "myrtle tree." In the bible, this is Esther's Hebrew name.
  100. HAGAR (הָגָר): Hebrew name meaning "flight." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Ishmael
  101. HANNA (Greek: Ἄννα): Greek form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a prophetess in Jerusalem. Compare with other forms of Hanna.
  102. HANNAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Channah, meaning "favor; grace." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the mother of Samuel and wife to Elkanah.
  103. HELAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chel'ah, meaning "depraved" or "rust." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Asher.
  104. HEPHZI-BAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chephtsiy-bahh, meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah.
  105. HEPHZIBAH: Variant form of English Hephzi-bah, meaning "she is my desire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Hezekiah.
  106. HERODIAS (Ἡρωδιάς): Feminine form of Greek Herodes ("hero"), meaning "heroic." In the bible, this is the name of the daughter of Aristobulus and granddaughter of Herod the Great.
  107. HEVA: Latin form of Greek Eva (Hebrew Chavvah), meaning "life." In the bible, this is the name of the first woman, wife of Adam, the mother of the entire human family.
  108. HŌSANNA (Ωσαννά): Greek feminine form of Hebrew unisex Hosha'na, meaning "deliver us." In the bible, this was the cry of the people who recognized Jesus as the Messiah when he entered Jerusalem.
  109. HOSANNA: Anglicized form of Greek Hōsanna, meaning "deliver us." In the bible, this was the cry of the people who recognized Jesus as the Messiah when he entered Jerusalem.
  110. HULDAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Chuldah, meaning "mole" or "weasel." In the bible, this is the name of a prophetess. 
  111. IEZABEL (Ἰεζάβελ): Greek form of Hebrew Iyzebel ("Ba'al exalts," "unchaste," or "without cohabitation"), but meaning "chaste, intact." In the bible, this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.
  112. IOANNA (Ιωάννα): Feminine form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of a follower of Jesus.
  113. IOULIA (Ἰουλία): Feminine form of Greek Ioulios, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian woman mentioned in Romans 16:15.
  114. ISCAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yickah, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." In the bible, this is the name of the sister of Lot. Compare with another form of Iscah.
  115. IVAH: English name derived from the biblical name of a region of Assyria, derived from Hebrew avvah, meaning "overthrow, overturn."
  116. IYZEBEL (אִיזֶבֶל): Hebrew name meaning "Ba'al exalts," "unchaste," or "without cohabitation." In the bible, this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.
  117. IZEVEL: Variant spelling of Hebrew Iyzebel, meaning "Ba'al exalts," "unchaste," or "without cohabitation." In the bible, this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.
  118. JAEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yael, meaning "chamois," "ibex," or "mountain goat." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Heber the Kenite who killed general Sisera, an enemy of the Israelites.
  119. JEDIDAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yediydah, meaning "friend" or "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of king Josiah.
  120. JEMIMA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yemiymah, meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of one of Job's three daughters.
  121. JERUSHA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yeruwsha, meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Uzziah.
  122. JEZEBEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Iyzebel ("Ba'al exalts," "unchaste," or "without cohabitation") and Greek Iezabel ("chaste, intact"). In the bible, this is the name of the evil wife of King Ahab. She was eaten by dogs as prophesied by Elijah.
  123. JOANNA: Latin form of Greek Ioanna, meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of a follower of Jesus.
  124. JOCHEBED: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yowkebed In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Miriam, Aaron and Moses.
  125. JORDAN: Anglicized form of Greek Iordanes and Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine. In the New Testament, Jesus was baptized in this river by John the Baptist.
  126. JUDITH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth, meaning "Jewess" or "praised." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Esau. In the Book of Judith she beheads an Assyrian commander while he's sleeping.
  127. KANDAKE (Κανδάκη): Greek name of foreign origin, meaning "prince of servants." In Acts 8:27 of the New Testament bible, a queen of Ethiopia is referred to by this name. But it was not actually a personal name, but the name of a dynasty of Ethiopian queens. 
  128. KARMEL (כַּרְמֶל): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garden-land." In the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the Holy Land.
  129. KEREN-HAPPUCH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qeren happuwk, meaning "horn of antimony," a black paint used for eye-shadow. In the bible, this is the name of one of Job's daughters born after his trial.
  130. KETURAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qetuwrah, meaning "incense." In the bible, this is the name of Abraham's second wife.
  131. KEZIA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Qetsiyah, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. In the bible, this is the name of the second daughter of Job, born after his trial. 
  132. LEAH (Hebrew: לֵאָה): Hebrew name meaning "weary." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's first wife. Compare with other forms of Leah.
  133. LIBNAH (לִבְנָה): Hebrew name meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.
  134. LILITH (לִילִית): Hebrew form of Sumerian Lilitu, meaning "of the night." In mythology, this is the name of a Mesopotamian storm demon associated with the wind and thought to bear disease and death. In ancient Semitic folklore, it is the name of a night demon. The oldest story considers Lilith to be Adam's first wife. In the bible, this is simply a word for a "screech owl." 
  135. LIVNAH (לִבְנָה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Libnah, meaning "whiteness, transparency." In the bible, this is the name of a city captured by Joshua.
  136. LIVNATH (לִבְנַת): Variant form of Hebrew Livnah ("whiteness, transparency"), meaning "Belus, glass," from the sand of which glass was first made by the Phoenicians." In the bible, this is part of the name of a river, Shihor-libnath, which flows into the sea.
  137. LOIS (Λωΐς): Greek name of uncertain origin, possibly meaning "agreeable." In the bible, this is the name of the grandmother of Timothy. Compare with masculine Lois.
  138. LYDIA (Λυδία): Greek name meaning "of Lydia." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who was converted to Christianity by Paul.
  139. MAACHAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Maakah, meaning "to press, to squeeze," i.e. "oppression." In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David's wives, and a son of Nahor.
  140. MAAKAH (מַעֲכָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "to press, to squeeze," i.e. "oppression." In the bible this is the name of many characters, including one of King David's wives, and a son of Nahor.
  141. MACHALATH (מַחֲלַת): Hebrew name meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.

  142. MACHLAH (מַחְלָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.

  143. MAGDALĒNĒ (Μαγδαληνή): Greek name meaning "of Magdala." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who was cleansed of sin by Jesus and remained with him throughout his ministry, and witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection. 
  144. MAGDALENE: English and German form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who was cleansed of sin by Jesus and remained with him throughout his ministry, and witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection. 
  145. MAHALAH: Variant spelling of English unisex Mahlah, meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.
  146. MAHALATH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Machalath, meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
  147. MAHLAH: English unisex form of Hebrew unisex Machlah, meaning "disease." In the bible, this is the name of a Gileadite (sex uncertain), and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad's five daughters.
  148. MAKKEDAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Maqqedah, meaning "place of shepherds." In the bible, this is the name of a place in Judah, near Beth Horon, mentioned in Joshua 15:41.  
  149. MALACH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Malak, meaning "angel, messenger." In the bible, malak is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual.
  150. MALAK (מַלְאָךְ): Hebrew unisex name meaning "angel, messenger." In the bible, this is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual. Compare with another form of Malak.

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