Biblical baby names that are just right for the modern age

Jul 4, 2016 at 5:37 p.m. ET
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For families of faith, choosing a baby's name gives you the opportunity to honor your beliefs and pass on a spiritual legacy at the same time. Naming a baby girl Naomi may be a nod to women of faith, while naming a baby boy Isaac (which means "to laugh") could be a reminder to enjoy and appreciate life.

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Biblical baby names remain popular, not only because the boys' and girls' names are both beautiful and strong. Parents with religious values may appreciate a classic baby name from the Bible that has spiritual significance and meaning:

Classic boy biblical names

These traditional biblical names are great All-American names that never go out of style. These names are strong and noble and are a great choice for your baby boy.

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Classic girl biblical names

You will love the traditional sound of these biblical girl baby names. The name Mary has been one of the top baby girl names of the past decade, however there are many other beautiful and traditional biblical girl names.

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