Classic Biblical Baby Names

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Classic Biblical Baby Names

Timeless Names for Modern Parents

By Judith Tropea

Bantam, Paperback, 9780553383935, 336pp.

Publication Date: August 29, 2006

The perfect name is one of the first and most important gifts parents can give their children and often one of the most challenging decisions of parenthood. Expectant parents who want their child's name to be meaningful will find Classic Biblical Baby Names a unique and invaluable resource. Drawing from both the Old and New Testaments, here are hundreds of history's most enduring names, carefully selected to appeal to contemporary tastes yet outlast trends. Organized alphabetically by gender, and complete with fascinating background information, each entry includes:
Scriptural stories surrounding the name
Meaning and spiritual connotation
Citation of where the name appears in the Bible
Proper pronunciation
Cultural origin
Alternate spellings, related names, nicknames
Famous namesakes
From Adam to Zeph and Abigail to Zia, Classic Biblical Baby Names will enrich your understanding of familiar names and invite you to discover lesser-known possibilities. Names are an integral part of our identity and this one-of-a-kind guide will help you choose a name that reflects your hopes for the future and instills a sense of self in your child.

About the Author
Judith Tropea has written children's books, including "A Day in the Life of a Bee Keeper." She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.