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Top #10 Christian Baby Names for 2024

By OneShare Health on 10:16 AM on June 27, 2024

Topics: Biblical Family
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Are you preparing to welcome a new addition to your family? It's never too early to start thinking about meaningful, faith-inspired names for your little one. Whether you’re looking for a trendy name or prefer something timeless, Biblical names are always a great choice. Choosing a baby name is just the beginning of your exciting parenting adventure, so let's explore some wonderful options together!

Choosing a Christian Name for Your Baby

“If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and He will give it to you.” (James 1:5 NLT)

Selecting the perfect name for your precious bundle of joy is a significant task. As always, wise decisions start with prayer. Names and their meanings have been important since Biblical times and remain so today. Being prayerful about your baby's name can be a blessing to them now and in the future.

Whatever name you choose, it will be a gift from God—blessed, loved, and perfect.


2024 Trending Baby Names

According to, Bible-inspired names continue to be popular. Classic names like Jacob, Noah, and Elizabeth remain favorites. Recently, Old Testament names such as Abraham, Moses, Jonah, and Abel for boys, and New Testament names like Phoebe, Lydia, and Tabitha for girls, have been trending.


Popular Christian Baby Girl Names

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Christian parents often name their daughters after women of faith who exemplify Biblical virtues and values. Names that capture wisdom, mercy, and strength are always a beautiful choice. Here are some of the top Christian baby names for your little girl in 2024:

  1. Ada
    An alternative to Ava, this simple, old-fashioned name means "adornment" in Hebrew.

  2. Chloe
    This name signifies growth and life, meaning "green shoot/herb" in Hebrew.

  3. Delilah
    A name that means "delicate/weakened" in Hebrew, inspired by the intriguing Biblical figure.

  4. Eden
    Meaning "heaven" or "safe space" in Hebrew, Eden represents God's intended paradise.

  5. Esther
    A name of strength and boldness, inspired by the courageous queen in the Bible.

If these names don't resonate, consider our runner up names such as Hannah (favor, grace), Jael (to be useful), Lois (better), Noa (restful, motion), or Phoebe (pure, radiant). Each name, like every gift from God, will be blessed, loved, and perfect.


Popular Christian Baby Boy Names

Christian Baby Boy Names

For boys, names inspired by Biblical leaders who exhibited faith, boldness, courage, and enthusiasm are excellent choices. Here are some timeless and unique names for 2024 trending for baby boys:

  1. Caleb
    Meaning "faithful and bold," Caleb remained steadfast in his faith in Scripture.

  2. Cyrus
    A strong name meaning "heir," Cyrus freed the Jewish people from captivity while respecting their culture.

  3. Ephraim
    This name means "fruitful," reflecting Ephraim’s legacy as the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.

  4. Ethan
    A name meaning "firm and enduring," it's a strong and cheerful choice.

  5. Felix
    Meaning "happy and prosperous," Felix is a unique and joyful name.

Rounding out the runner up lists are Aaron (exalted), Aiden (fiery, little fire), Andrew (strong, manly, brave), Anthony (worthy of praise), Benjamin (son of my right hand), Carter (cart driver), Christopher (follower of Christ), Dylan (the sea), Gabriel (God’s able-bodied one), Grayson (son of the grey-haired one), James (supplanter), Jude (praised), Levi (united, joined), Mordecai (warrior), and Silas (to ask for). Any of these names could be the perfect choice for your baby boy.


Biblical Baby Names for Special Blessings

Popular names and unique options are all worth considering as you build your list of baby names. The reasons parents choose one name over another are as varied as each child. Some parents decide quickly, while others take their time to find the perfect name. 

The decision to name your baby is deeply personal. A name chosen with prayer and given in love will start your child off right, serving as a lifelong blessing. May your choice be guided by faith, prayer, and love as you welcome your little one into the world.

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