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  1. MAQQEDAH (מַקֵּדָה): Hebrew name meaning "place of shepherds." In the bible, this is the name of a place in Judah, near Beth Horon, mentioned in Joshua 15:41.  
  2. MARA (מָרָה): Hebrew name meaning "bitter." In the bible, this is the name that Naomi gave herself after the death of her husband and sons.
  3. MARIA (Μαρία): Greek form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the mother of Jesus and a sister of Lazarus. Compare with another form of Maria.
  4. MARIAM (Μαριάμ): Greek form of Hebrew Miryam (Aramaic Mariamne), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.
  5. MARTHA (Hebrew: מַרְתָּה, Aramaic: מַרְתָּא, Greek: Μάρθα): Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "lady, mistress." In the bible, this is the name of a sister of Lazarus.
  6. MARY: Middle English form of French Marie (Greek & Latin Maria), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the mother of Jesus and a sister of Lazarus
  7. MERAB (מֵרַב): Variant spelling of Hebrew Merav, meaning "increase, multiplication." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of King Saul
  8. MICHAL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miykal, meaning "who is like God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king Saul. Compare with masculine Michal.
  9. MIRIAM: Anglicized form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.
  10. MIRYAM (מִרְיָם): Hebrew name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.
  11. MIYKAL (מִיכַל): Hebrew name meaning "who is like God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king Saul
  12. MORIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Mowriyah, meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
  13. MOWRIYAH (מוֹרִיָּה): Hebrew name meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
  14. NAAMAH (נַעֲמָה): Hebrew name meaning "beautiful, pleasant." In the bible, this is the name of the Ammonite wife of Solomon.
  15. NAOMI: Anglicized form of Hebrew No'omiy, meaning "my delight, my pleasantness." In the bible, this is the name of the mother-in-law of Ruth. Compare with another form of Naomi.
  16. NECHUSHTA (נְחֻשְׁתָּא): Hebrew name meaning "brass." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Jehoiakim, the mother of Jehoichin.
  17. NEHUSHTA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nechushta, meaning "brass." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Jehoiakim, the mother of Jehoaichin.
  18. NO'AH (נׄעָה): Hebrew name meaning "motion." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Zelophehad.
  19. NOAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew No'ah, meaning "motion." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Zelophehad. Compare with masculine Noah
  20. NO'OMIY (נָעֳמִי): Hebrew name meaning "my delight, my pleasantness." In the bible, this is the name of the mother-in-law of Ruth.
  21. OPHRAH (עָפְרָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "fawn." In the bible, this is the name of two places, and the name of a son of Meonothai
  22. ORPAH (עָרְפָּה): Hebrew name meaning "forelock, mane" or "gazelle, hind." In the bible, this is the name of a Moabite woman. 
  23. PENINNAH (פְּנִנָּה): Hebrew name meaning "coral" or "pearl." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Elkanah
  24. PERSIS (Πέρσις): Greek name meaning "Persian woman." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian woman mentioned by Paul in his epistle to the Romans.
  25. PRISCA: Latin form of Greek Priska, meaning "ancient." In the bible, this is a name used in the New Testament to refer to Aquila's wife Priscilla. It is a feminine form of Roman Latin Priscus.
  26. PRISCILLA: Latin form of Greek Priskilla, meaning "ancient." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of Aquila's wife.
  27. PRISKA (Πρίσκα): Greek name meaning "ancient." In the bible, this is a name used in the New Testament to refer to Aquila's wife Priscilla
  28. PRISKILLA (Πρίσκιλλα): Pet form of Roman Latin Prisca, meaning "ancient." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of Aquila's wife.
  29. QEREN HAPPUWK (קֶרֶן-הַפּוּךְ): Hebrew name 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.
  30. QETSIYAH (קְצִיעָה): Hebrew name meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. In the bible, this is the name of the second daughter of Job, born after his trial. 
  31. QETUWRAH (קְטוּרָה): Hebrew name meaning "incense." In the bible, this is the name of Abraham's second wife.
  32. RACHAB (רָחָב): Hebrew name meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
  33. RACHEL (Hebrew: רָחֵל): Compare with another form of Rachel.
    1. Anglicized form of Greek Rhachel, meaning "ewe." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's wife.
    2. Hebrew name meaning "ewe." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's favorite wife, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin.
  34. RAHAB: Anglicized form of Greek Rehab/Rhachab and Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
  35. RAHEL: Anglicized form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's favorite wife, and mother of Joseph and Benjamin.
  36. REBECCA: Anglicized form of Greek Rhebekka, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
  37. REBEKAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
  38. RHAAB (Ῥαάβ): Greek form of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
  39. RHACHAB (ῬαΧάβ): Variant form of Greek Rhaab, a form of Hebrew Rachab, meaning "ample, broad, spacious, wide." In the bible, this is the name of a harlot of Jericho who aided the spies in their escape and was saved from destruction.
  40. RHACHEL (Ῥαχήλ): Greek form of Hebrew Rachel, meaning "ewe." In the bible, this is the name of Jacob's wife.
  41. RHEBEKKA (Ῥεβέκκα): Greek form of Hebrew Ribqah, meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac.
  42. RHODA: Latin form of Greek Rhodē, meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
  43. RHODĒ (Ῥόδη): Greek name meaning "rose." In the bible, this is the name of a servant in the house of Mary.
  44. RHOUTH (Ῥούθ): Greek form of Hebrew Ruwth ("appearance" or "friendship"), meaning "female friend." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of an ancestor of David and of Christ
  45. RIBQAH (רִבְקָה): Hebrew name meaning "ensnarer." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Isaac. Also spelled Rivka.
  46. RINNAH (רִנָּה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "shouting for joy." In the bible, this is the name of descendant of Judah. Although this is a masculine name in the bible, it is otherwise used primarily as a feminine name.
  47. RITSPAH (רִצְפָּה): Hebrew name meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." In the bible, this is the name of one of King Saul's concubines.
  48. RIZPAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ritspah, meaning "hot coal" or "pavement." In the bible, this is the name of one of King Saul's concubines.
  49. ROTEM (רוֹתֶם): Hebrew unisex name derived from the word rethem, found in the bible, meaning "juniper" or "broom plant," a shrub growing in the deserts of Arabia with yellowish flowers, and a bitter root which the poor were accustomed to eat. 
  50. RUTH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ruwth ("appearance" or "friendship") and Greek Rhouth ("a female friend"). In the bible, this is the name of a Moabite who marries Naomi's son, an ancestor of David and of Christ
  51. RUWTH (רוּת): Hebrew name meaning "appearance" or "friendship." In the bible, this is the name of a Moabite who marries Naomi's son.
  52. SALMA (שַׂלְמָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "garment." In the bible, this is a masculine name only, the name of the father of Boaz. Compare with another form of Salma.
  53. SALŌMĒ (Σαλώμη): Greek form of Hebrew Shelomiyth, meaning "peaceful." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a woman who witnessed Christ's crucifixion. It is also said (by the historian Josephus) to have been the name of the daughter of Herodias (consort of Herod Antipas), who demanded the head of John the Baptist after dancing for Herod.
  54. SALOME: Anglicized form of Greek Salōmē, meaning "peaceful." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a woman who witnessed Christ's crucifixion. It is also said (by the historian Josephus) to have been the name of the daughter of Herodias (consort of Herod Antipas), who demanded the head of John the Baptist after dancing for Herod.
  55. SAPPHIRA (Σάπφιρα): Greek name meaning "sapphire." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Ananias.
  56. SARA: Anglicized form of Greek Sarra, meaning "noble lady, princess." In the bible, this is the name that God gave to Sarai, wife of Abraham. This form of the name is in wide use throughout Europe: Dutch, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Scandinavian, and Slovene.
  57. SARAH (שָׂרָה): Hebrew name meaning "noble lady, princess." In the bible, this is the name that God gave to Sarai, wife of Abraham.
  58. SARAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Saray, meaning "my princess?" or "nobility." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Abraham before God changed her name to Sarah.
  59. SARAY (שָׂרַי): Hebrew name meaning "my princess?" or "nobility." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Abraham before God changed her name to Sarah.
  60. SARRA (Σάρρα): Greek form of Hebrew Sarah, meaning "noble lady, princess." In the bible, this is the name that God gave to Sarai, wife of Abraham.
  61. SELA (סֶלַע): Anglicized form of Hebrew Cela, meaning "a rock." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the capital city of Edom, possibly an early name for Petra. In use as a unisex name.
  62. SELAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Cela, meaning "a rock." In the Old Testament bible, this is the name of the capital city of Edom, possibly an early name for Petra. In use as a unisex name.
  63. SHARON: Anglicized form of Hebrew Sharown, meaning "plain, level ground." In the bible, this is the name of a valley in Palestine. The name is sometimes given because of its association with the flowering shrub called Rose of Sharon. 
  64. SHAROWN (שָׁרוֹן): Hebrew name meaning "plain, level ground." In the bible, this is the name of a valley in Palestine. The name is sometimes given because of its association with the flowering shrub called Rose of Sharon. 
  65. SHEBAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shibah, meaning "oath" or "seven." In the bible, this is the name of a well named by Isaac.
  66. SHE'ERA (שֶׁאֱרָה): Hebrew name meaning "kinswoman." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ephraim.
  67. SHELOMITH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shelomiyth, meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.
  68. SHELOMIYTH (שְׁלמִׄית): Hebrew name meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a daughter of Dibri of the tribe of Dan.
  69. SHERAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew She'era, meaning "kinswoman." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ephraim.
  70. SHIBAH (שֶׁבַע): Hebrew name meaning "oath" or "seven." In the bible, this is the name of a well named by Isaac.
  71. SHIPHRAH (שִׁפְרָה): Hebrew name meaning "beauty, brightness." In the bible, this is the name of two midwives. 
  72. SHULAMITE: Anglicized form of Hebrew Shuwlammiyth, meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of the maiden celebrated in the Song of Solomon
  73. SHUWLAMMIYTH (שׁוּלַמִּית): Hebrew name meaning "peaceful." In the bible, this is the name of the maiden celebrted in the Song of Solomon
  74. SOUSÁNNA (Σουσάννα): Greek name derived from Hebrew shuwshan, meaning "lily." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who ministered to Christ
  75. SUSANNA: Latin form of Greek Sousánna, meaning "lily." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who ministered to Christ. Compare with another form of Susanna.
  76. SYNTYCHE (Συντύχη): Greek name meaning "common fate" or "with fate." In the bible, this is the name of a woman belonging to the church at Philippi mentioned by Paul in one of his epistles.
  77. TABITHA (Aramaic: טַבְיְתָא, Greek: Ταβιθά, Hebrew: צְבִיָּה): Greek name of Aramaic origin, derived from צְבִי, meaning "female gazelle." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a woman restored to life by Peter. The name was translated as Dorkas in Acts 9:36.
  78. TALITHA (Greek: Ταλιθά, Aramaic: טלתא): Greek name derived from the word talitha, "damsel, maiden," from Aramaic taleh (טָלֶה, "young lamb"). In the bible, Jesus spoke the words talitha koum(i) ("damsel, get up") to a little girl that he healed. 
  79. TAMAR (תָּמָר): Hebrew name meaning "palm tree." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a wife of Judah.
  80. TARAH (תֶּרַח): English feminine form of Hebrew Terach, meaning "delay" and "station." In the bible, this is the name of a place in the wilderness where the Israelites stopped on their Exodus. Compare with another form of Tarah.
  81. TERAH: English unisex form of Hebrew Terach, meaning "delay" and "station." In the bible, this is the name of a place in the wilderness where the Israelites stopped on their Exodus. It is also the name of the father of Abraham.
  82. TIKVAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Tiqvah, meaning "hope." In the bible, this is strictly a masculine name, the name of the father of Shallum.
  83. TIQVAH (תִּקְוָה): Hebrew unisex name meaning "hope." In the bible, this is strictly a masculine name, the name of the father of Shallum.
  84. TIRTSAH (תִּרְצָה): Hebrew name meaning "pleasantness." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a daughter of Zelophehad.
  85. TIRZAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tirtsah, meaning "pleasantness." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a daughter of Zelophehad.
  86. TORA (תּוֹרָה): Hebrew name meaning "bible, holy scripture." Compare with another form of Tora.
  87. TRYPHAINA (Τρύφαινα): Greek name derived from the word tryphe, meaning "luxurious living; softness." In the bible, this is the name of a woman greeted by Paul in Romans 16:12.
  88. TRYPHENA: Latin form of Greek Tryphaina, meaning "luxurious living; softness." In the bible, this is the name of a woman greeted by Paul in Romans 16:12.
  89. TRYPHOSA (Τρυφωσα): Variant form of Greek Tryphaina, meaning "luxurious living; softness." In the bible, this is the name of a certain Christian woman mentioned by Paul in Romans 16:12.
  90. TSERUWYAH (צְרוּיָה): Hebrew name meaning "balsam" or "cleft." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jesse.
  91. TSIBYA (צִבְיָא): Hebrew name meaning "a female gazelle." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.
  92. TSIBYAH (צִבְיָה): Hebrew name meaning "a female gazelle." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Joash
  93. TSILLAH (צִלָה): Hebrew name meaning "shade, shadow." In the bible, this is the name of Lamech's second wife.
  94. TSIPPORAH (צִפּוֹרָה): Hebrew name meaning "bird." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Moses. The Anglicized form is Zipporah.
  95. TSIYBA (צִיבָא): Hebrew name meaning "a plant." In the bible, this is the name of a servant of Saul. Ziba is the Anglicized form.
  96. ULLA (עוּלָא): Hebrew unisex name meaning "yoke." In the bible, this is the name of a male member of the tribe of Asher. Compare with other forms of Ulla.
  97. VASHTI (وَ شتی آ): Persian name meaning "beautiful." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Ahasuerus who was replaced by Esther.
  98. VASHTIY (וַשְׁתִּי): Hebrew form of Persian Vashti, meaning "beautiful." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of king Ahasuerus who was replaced by Esther.
  99. YAEL (יָעֵל): Hebrew name 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.
  100. YARDEN (יַרְדָן): Hebrew unisex name meaning "flowing down." In the bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine.
  101. YEDIYDAH (יְדִידָה): Hebrew name meaning "friend" or "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of king Josiah.
  102. YEHUWDIYTH (יְהוּדִית): Hebrew name 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.
  103. YEMIYMAH (יְמִימָה): Hebrew name meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of one of Job's three daughters.
  104. YERUWSHA (יְרוּשָׁה): Hebrew name meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Uzziah.
  105. YICKAH (יִסְכָּה): Hebrew name meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." In the bible, this is the name of the sister of Lot. Iscah is the Anglicized form.
  106. YOWKEBED (יוֹכֶכֶד): Hebrew name meaning "God is glory." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Miriam, Aaron and Moses.
  107. ZERUIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tseruwyah, meaning "balsam" or "cleft." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Jesse.
  108. ZIBA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsiyba, meaning "a plant." In the bible, this is the name of a servant of Saul.
  109. ZIBIA: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsiyba, meaning "a female gazelle." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.
  110. ZIBIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsibyah, meaning "a female gazelle." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Joash
  111. ZILLAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsillah, meaning "shade, shadow." In the bible, this is the name of Lamech's second wife.
  112. ZILPAH (זִלְפָּה): Hebrew name meaning "to trickle" or "youthful." In the bible, this is the name of one of Jacob's wives and the servant of Leah
  113. ZIPPORAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Tsipporah, meaning "bird." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Moses.

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