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Meaning of Names
in the Bible
from Naam to Nymphas


A  -  B  -  C  -  D  -  E  -  F  -  G
H  -  I  -  J  -  K  -  L  -  M  -  N  -  O
P  -  Q  -  R  -  S  -  T  -  U  -  V  -  Z
Naam
fair; pleasant

Naamah or Naaman
beautiful; agreeable

Naarah or Naarai
young person

Naashon
that foretells; that conjectures

Nabal
fool; senseless

Naboth
words; prophecies

Nachon
ready; sure

Nachor
hoarse; dry; hot
(same as Nahor)

Nadab
free and voluntary gift; prince

Nagge
clearness; brightness; light

Nahaliel
inheritance; valley of God

Nahallal
praised; bright

Naham or Nahamani
comforter; leader

Naharai
my nostrils; hot; anger

Nahash
snake; serpent

Nahath
rest; a leader

Nahbi
very secret

Nahor
hoarse; dry; hot

Nahshon
that foretells; that conjectures
(same as Naashon)

Nahum
comforter; penitent

Nain
beauty; pleasantness

Naioth
beauties; habitations

Naomi
beautiful; agreeable

Naphish
the soul; he that rests, refreshes himself,
or respires

Naphtali
that struggles or fights

Narcissus
astonishment; stupidity

Nason
helper; entry-way

Nathan
given; giving; rewarded

Nathan-melech
the gift of the king, or of counsel

Nathanael
the gift of God

Naum
comforter; penitent (same as Nahum)

Nazareth
separated; crowned; sanctified

Nazarite
one chosen or set apart

Neah
moved; moving

Neapolis
the new city

Neariah
child of the Lord

Nebai
budding; speaking; prophesying

Nebaioth
words; prophecies; buds

Neballat
prophecy; budding

Nebat
that beholds

Nebo
that speaks or prophesies

Nebuchadnezzar or Nebuchadrezzar
tears and groans of judgment

Nebushasi-hahban
speech; prophecy; springing; flowing

Nebuzar-adan
fruits or prophecies of judgment

Necho
lame; beaten

Nedabiah
prince or vow of the Lord

Neginoth
stringed instruments

Nehelamite
dreamer; vale; brook

Nehemiah
consolation; repentance of the Lord

Nehum
comforter; penitent

Nehushta
made of brass

Nehushtan
a trifling thing of brass

Neiel
commotion, or moving, of God

Nekoda
painted; inconstant

Nemuel
the sleeping of God

Nepheg
weak; slacked

Nephish
the soul; he that rests, refreshes himself,
or respires (same as Naphish)

Nephishesim
diminished; torn in pieces

Nephthalim
that struggles or fights
(same as Naphtali)

Nephthoah
opening; open

Nephusim
diminished; torn in pieces
(same as Nephishesim)

Ner
a lamp; new-tilled land

Nereus
a lamp; new-tilled land
(same as Ner)

Nergal
the great man; the hero

Nergal-sharezer
treasurer of Nergal

Neri
my light

Neriah
light; lamp of the Lord

Nethaneel
the gift of God (same as Nathanael)

Nethaniah
the gift of the Lord

Nethinims
given or offered

Neziah
conqueror; strong

Nezib
standing-place

Nibhaz
budding; prophesying

Nibshan
prophecy; growing of a tooth

Nicanor
a conqueror; victorious

Nicodemus
victory of the people

Nicolaitanes
followers of Nicolas

Nicolas
victory of the people (same as Nicodemus)

Nicopolis
the city of victory

Niger
black

Nimrah or Nimrim
leopard; bitterness; rebellion

Nimrod
rebellion (but probably an unknown Assyrian word)

Nimshi
rescued from danger

Nineveh
handsome; agreeable

Nisan
standard; miracle

Nisroch
flight; proof; temptation; delicate

No
stirring up; forbidding

Noadiah
witness, or ornament, of the Lord

Noah
repose; consolation

Noah
(when referring to Zelophehad's daughter)
that quavers or totters

Nob
discourse; prophecy

Nobah
that barks or yelps

Nod
vagabond; fugitive

Nodab
vowing of his own accord

Noe
repose; consolation (same as Noah)

Nogah
brightness; clearness

Noha
rest; a guide

Non
posterity; a fish; eternal

Noph
honeycomb; anything that distills or drops

Nophah
fearful; binding

Nun
posterity; a fish; eternal
(same as Non)

Nymphas
spouse; bridegroom


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