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Meaning of Names
in the Bible
from Aaron to Azzur


A  -  B  -  C  -  D  -  E  -  F  -  G
H  -  I  -  J  -  K  -  L  -  M  -  N  -  O
P  -  Q  -  R  -  S  -  T  -  U  -  V  -  Z
Aaron
a teacher; lofty; mountain of strength

Abaddon
the destroyer

Abagtha
father of the wine press

Abana
made of stone; a building

Abarim
passages; passengers

Abba
father

Abda
a servant; servitude

Abdeel
a vapor; a cloud of God

Abdi
my servant

Abdiel
servant of God

Abednego
servant of light; shining

Abel
vanity; breath; vapor; mourning

Abel-beth-maachah
mourning to the house of Maachah

Abel-maim
mourning of waters

Abel-meholah
mourning of sickness

Abel-mizraim
the mourning of Egyptians

Abel-shittim
mourning of thorns

Abez
an egg; muddy

Abi
my father

Abi-albon
most intelligent father

Abdon
servant; cloud of judgment

Abiah
the Lord is my father

Abiasaph
consuming father; gathering

Abiathar
excellent father; father of the remnant

Abib
green fruit; ears of corn

Abidah
father of knowledge

Abidan
father of judgment

Abiel
God my father

Abiezer
father of help

Abigail
the father's joy

Abihail
the father of strength

Abihu
he is my father

Abihud
father of praise; confession

Abijah
the Lord is my father

Abijam
father of the sea

Abilene
the father of mourning

Abimael
a father sent from God

Abimelech
father of the king

Abinadab
father of a vow or of willingness

Abinoam
father of beauty

Abiram
high father; father of deceit

Abishag
ignorance of the father

Abishai
the present of my father

Abishalom
father of peace

Abishua
father of salvation

Abishur
father of the wall; father of uprightness

Abital
the father of the dew; or of the shadow

Abitub
father of goodness

Abiud
father of praise

Abner
father of light

Abraham
father of a great multitude

Abram
high father

Absalom
father of peace

Accad
a vessel; pitcher; spark

Accho
close; pressed together

Aceldama
field of blood

Achab
brother of the father

Achaia
grief; trouble

Achaicus
a native of Achaia; sorrowing; sad

Achan or Achar
he that troubleth

Achaz
one that takes or possesses

Achbor
a rat; bruising

Achim
preparing; revenging; confirming

Achish
thus it is; how is this

Achmetha
brother of death

Achor
trouble

Achsah
adorned; bursting the veil

Achshaph
poison; tricks

Achzib
liar; lying; one that runs

Adadah
testimony of the assembly

Adah
an assembly

Adaiah
the witness of the Lord

Adaliah
one that draws water; poverty; cloud; death

Adam
earthy; red

Adamah
red earth; of blood

Adami
my man; red; earthy; human

Adar
high; eminent

Adbeel
vapor or cloud of God

Addi
my witness; adorned; prey

Addin
adorned; delicious; voluptuous

Addon
basis; foundation; the Lord

Adiel
the witness of the Lord

Adin or Adina
adorned; voluptuous; dainty

Adithaim
assemblies; testimonies

Adlai
my witness; my ornament

Admah
earthy; red; bloody

Admatha
a cloud of death; a mortal vapor

Adna
pleasure; delight

Adnah
eternal rest

Adoni-bezek
the lightning of the Lord; the Lord of lightning

Adoni-zedek
justice of the Lord; lord of justice

Adonijah
the Lord is my master

Adonikam
the Lord is raised

Adoniram
my Lord is most high; Lord of might and elevation

Adoraim
strength of the sea

Adoram
their beauty; their power

Adrammelech
the cloak, glory, grandeur or power of the king

Adramyttium
the court of death

Adriel
the flock of God

Adullam
their testimony; their prey; their ornament

Adummim
earthy; red; bloody things

Aeneas
praised; praiseworthy

Aenon
a cloud; fountain; his eye

Agabus
a locust; the father's joy or feast

Agag
roof; upper floor

Agar or Hagar
a stranger; one that fears

Agee
a valley; deepness

Agrippa
one who causes great pain at his birth

Agur
stranger; gathered together

Ahab
uncle or father's brother

Aharah
a smiling brother; a meadow of a sweet savor

Aharhel
another host; the last sorrow; a brother's sheep

Ahasbai
trusting in me; a grown-up brother

Ahasuerus
prince; head; chief

Ahava
essence; being; generation

Ahaz
one that takes or possesses

Ahaziah
seizure; vision of the Lord

Ahi
my brother; my brethren

Ahiah
brother of the Lord

Ahiam
mother's brother; brother of a nation

Ahian
brother of wine

Ahiezer
brother of assistance

Ahihud
brother of vanity or of darkness or of joy or of praise; witty brother

Ahijah
same with Ahiah

Ahikam
a brother who raises up or avenges

Ahilud
a brother born or begotten

Ahimaaz
a brother of the council

Ahiman
brother of the right hand

Ahimelech
my brother is a king; my king's brother

Ahimoth
brother of death

Ahinadab
a willing brother; brother of a vow

Ahinoam
beauty of the brother; brother of motion

Ahio
his brother; his brethren

Ahira
brother of iniquity; brother of the shepherd

Ahiram
brother of craft or of protection

Ahisamach
brother of strength

Ahishahur
brother of the morning or dew; brother of blackness

Ahishar
brother of a prince; brother of a song

Ahithophel
brother of ruin or folly

Ahitub
brother of goodness

Ahlab
made of milk or of fat; brother of the heart

Ahlai
beseeching; sorrowing; expecting

Ahoah
a live brother; my thorn or thistle

Aholah
his tabernacle; his tent

Aholiab
the tent of the father

Aholibah
my tent or my tabernacle, in her

Aholibamah
my tabernacle is exalted

Ahumai
a meadow of waters; a brother of waters

Ahuzam
their taking or possessing vision

Ahuzzah
possession; seizing; collecting

Ai or Hai
mass; heap

Aiah
vulture, raven; an isle; alas, where is it?

Aiath
mass; heap; an hour; eye; fountain. (same as Ain)

Aijeleth-Shahar
the land of the morning

Ain
mass; heap; an hour; eye; fountain. (same as Aiath)

Ajalon
a chain; strength; a stag

Akkub
foot-print; supplanting; crookedness; lewdness

Akrabbim
scorpions

Alammelech
God is king

Alemeth
hiding; youth; worlds; upon the dead

Alexander
one who assists men

Alian
high

Alleluia
praise the Lord

Allon
an oak; strong

Allon-bachuth
the oak of weeping

Almodad
measure of God

Almon
hidden

Almon-diblathaim
hidden in a cluster of fig trees

Alpheus
a thousand; learned; chief

Alush
mingling together

Alvah
his rising up; his highness

Amad
people of witness; a prey

Amal
labor; iniquity

Amalek
a people that licks up

Aman
mother; fear of them

Amana
integrity; truth; a nurse

Amariah
the Lord says; the integrity of the Lord

Amasa
sparing the people

Amasai
strong

Amashai
the people's gift
Amashi-ali
the strength of the Lord. (same as Amaziah)

Amaziah
the strength of the Lord

Ami
mother; fear; people

Aminadab
my people is liberal (same as Ammi-nadab)

Amittai
true; fearing

Ammah
my or his people

Ammi
my or his people (same as Ammah)

Ammi-nadab
my people is liberal

Ammiel
the people of God

Ammihud
people of praise

Ammishaddai
the people of the Almighty; the Almighty is with me

Ammizabad
dowry of the people

Ammon
a people; the son of my people

Amnon
faithful and true; tutor

Amok
a valley; a depth

Amon
faithful; true

Amorite
bitter; a rebel; a babbler

Amos
loading; weighty

Amoz
strong; robust

Amplias
large; extensive

Amram
an exalted people; their sheaves; handfuls of corn

Amraphel
one that speaks of secrets

Amzi
strong, mighty

Anab
a grape; a knot

Anah
one who answers; afflicted

Anaharath
dryness, burning, wrath

Anak
a collar; ornament

Anamim
a fountain; answer; affliction

Anammelech
answer; poverty of the king

Anani
a cloud; prophecy; divination

Ananias or Ananiah
the cloud of the Lord

Anathema
separated; set apart

Anathoth or Anath
answer; song; poverty

Andrew
a strong man

Andronicus
a man excelling others

Anem or Anen
an answer; their affliction

Aner
answer; song; affliction

Aniam
a people; the strength or sorrow of people

Anim
answerings; singings; afflicted

Anna
gracious; one who gives

Annas
one who answers; humble

Antichrist
an adversary to Christ

Antioch
speedy as a chariot

Antipas
for all or against all

Antipatris
for or against the father

Antothijah
answers or songs of the Lord; afflictions

Anub
a grape; a knot. (same as Anab)

Apelles
exclusion; separation

Apharsathchites
Apharsites (from a root meaning) dividing or rending

Aphek or Aphekah or Aphik
strength; a rapid torrent

Aphiah
speaking, blowing

Apocalypse
uncovering, revelation

Apocrypha
hidden

Apollonia
perdition, destruction

Apollonius
destroying

Apollos
one who destroys; destroyer

Apollyon
a destroyer

Appaim
face; nostrils

Apphia
productive; fruitful

Aquila
an eagle

Ar
awakening; uncovering

Ara
cursing; seeing

Arab
multiplying; sowing sedition; a window; a locust

Arabia
evening; desert; ravens

Arad
a wild ass; a dragon

Arah
the way; a traveler

Aram
highness, magnificence, one that deceives; curse

Aran
an ark; their curse

Ararat
the curse of trembling

Araunah
ark; song; joyful cry

Arba
four

Archelaus
the prince of the people

Archippus
a master of horses

Arcturus
a gathering together

Ard
one that commands; he that descends

Ardon
ruling; a judgment of malediction

Areli
the light or vision of God

Areopagus
the hill of Mars

Aretas
agreeable, virtuous

Argob
a turf, or fat land

Ariel
altar; light or lion of God

Arimathea
a lion dead to the Lord

Arioch
long; great; tall

Aristarchus
the best prince

Aristobulus
a good counselor

Armageddon
hill of fruits; mountain of Megiddo

Arnon
rejoicing; sunlight

Aroer
heath; tamarisk

Arpad
the light of redemption

Arphaxad
a healer; a releaser

Artaxerxes
the silence of light; fervent to spoil

Artemas
whole
sound

Arumah
high; exalted

Asa
physician; cure

Asahel
creature of God

Asaiah
the Lord hath wrought

Asaph
who gathers together

Asareel
the beatitude of God

Asenath
peril; misfortune

Ashan
smoke

Ashbel
an old fire

Ashdod
effusion; inclination; theft

Asher
happiness

Ashima
crime; offense

Ashkenaz
a fire that spreads

Ashnah
change

Ashriel
the beatitude of God. (same as Asareel)

Ashtaroth or Ashtoreth
flocks; sheep; riches

Ashur
who is happy; or walks; or looks

Asia
muddy; boggy

Asiel
the work of God

Askelon
weight; balance; fire of infamy

Asnapper
unhappiness; increase of danger

Asriel
help of God

Asshurim
liers in want; beholders

Assir
prisoner; fettered

Assos
approaching; coming near

Assur
who is happy; or walks; or looks. (same as Ashur)

Assyria
country of Assur or Ashur

Asuppim
gatherings

Asyncritus
incomparable

Atad
a thorn

Atarah
a crown

Ataroth
crowns

Ataroth-addar
crowns of power

Ater
left hand; shut

Athach
thy time

Athaiah
the Lord's time

Athaliah
the time of the Lord

Athlai
my hour or time

Attai
my hour or time. (same as Athlai)

Attalia
that increases or sends

Attalus
increased, nourished

Augustus
increased, augmented

Ava or Ivah
iniquity

Aven
iniquity; force; riches; sorrow

Avim
wicked or perverse men

Avith
wicked, perverse

Azaliah
near the Lord

Azaniah
hearing the Lord; the Lord's weapons

Azareel
help of God

Azariah
he that hears the Lord

Azaz
strong one

Azazel
the scapegoat

Azaziah
strength of the Lord

Azekah
strength of walls

Azgad
a strong army; a gang of robbers

Azmaveth
strong death; a he-goat

Azmon
bone of a bone; our strength

Aznoth-tabor
the ears of Tabor; the ears of purity or contrition

Azor
a helper; a court

Azotus
the same as Ashdod

Azriel
help of God. (same as Asriel)

Azrikam
help, revenging

Azubah
forsaken

Azur
he that assists or is assisted

Azzan
their strength

Azzur
he that assists or is assisted. (same as Azur)


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