19 Rare & Unusual Baby Names From the Bible

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Expectant parents have been known to look just about anywhere for baby name inspiration, and whether you're religious or not, a great option to consider is the Bible. Aside from being a pretty long page-turner, this historic resource has some amazing baby name ideas for your bundle of joy -- some of which you probably didn't know exist. But have no fear, we're here for you.

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Noah. Mary. Joseph. Gabriel. Jacob. Jonah. Esther. Adam. Eve.

Yeah, we've heard of those before. Nothing wrong with them (at all), but we're thinking about uncommon biblical names that you might not find on a key chain at a travel store. Unique names that would require a Bible investigation, so they're guaranteed not to be common on the playground. Perfect! 

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We put on our detective hats and did a deep dive to find names that are truly unique. Names that are both meaningful and will sound special. Here's a look at some biblical baby names you don't hear every day -- or maybe didn't know came from the Bible -- that could be perfect for your daughter or son.

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