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Prophet names for baby boys, with 50 entries. The major monotheistic religions of the world, in particular the Abrahamic religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, honor prophets as human conduits by which divine direction are given. Names of prophets are classic choices for parents because of the divine favor they seem to carry. Prophet names are very popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1930s up to the 2000s. At the height of their usage in 2002, 5.029% of baby boys were given Prophet names. There were 19 Prophet names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Prophet names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2017, 21 Prophet names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 4.728%. Within all Prophet names, the English and Hebrew Elijah was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #8 and a usage of 0.6758%.


Abdallahservant of Allah ... origin, as well as its use, is in the Arabic ... a seldom used baby name for boys ...

AdlaiYahweh is just; my ornament ... largely used in the English and Hebrew ... derived as a short form of Adaliah ...

Ahmadmost praiseworthy ... has its origins in the Arabic language ... used largely in Arabic, English, and ...

Amosborne by God; bearer of a burden; ... origin is French and Hebrew, and its use, ... variation of Ames ...

Anasfriendship; resurrection ... primarily used in the Arabic language ... of Arabic and Old Greek origin ...

Barnabasson of consolation, son of exhortation, ... language of origin is Aramaic ... a Greek form of an Aramaic name, ...

Baruchblessed; lightning ... mainly used in the Greek and Hebrew ... of Hebrew origin ... variant form of Barak ...

Bashiria prophet ...The origin of Bashiri is the African language ... not popular as a baby name for boys ...

Bembéprophet ...has its origins in the Spanish language ... not widely used as a baby name for boys ...

Buraklightning ... used predominantly in the Turkish ... Islamic lore, Burak was a winged horse which ...

Chozaiprophet ... primarily used in the Hebrew language ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

DanielGod is my judge, God has judged ... an Armenian, Czech, Dutch, English, ... Its ranking then was #5 ...

Ebenezerstone of help ... used predominantly in the English ... first name is derived from a place name in ...

Eliheight, ascension; God is help, ... used chiefly in the English, Hebrew, and ... contraction of Elias ...

EliezerGod is help, God is my helper; God has helped ... language of origin is Hebrew, and it is ...

Elijahmy God is Yahweh ... used predominantly in the English and ... name was borne by an important prophet in the ...

ElkanahGod has created, God has bought, ... used chiefly in the English language ...

EzekielGod strengthens ... of Hebrew origin and it is used ... name was borne in the Bible by an important ...

Ezrahelp, God is help ... largely used in the English, French, ... name was borne in the Bible by a prophet who ...

IsaiahYahweh is salvation ... origin is Hebrew, and its use, English and ... The name is today mainly used by Jews ...

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