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Summary

Below is a list of the names in the Book of Mormon as well as a list of possible sources for those names. Please note that this list does not deal with the root sources of the words such as latin or greek root words. Please refer to other work for an analysis on that.

Unbiased Conclusion

A generalized conclusion of the names in the Book of Mormon show that there are numerous names with matching biblical counterparts. In addition, many of the names appear to be either variations of biblical names or variations of other Book of Mormon names. Beyond biblical sources there are a few unique geographical sources (less then 10) that pre-existed the Book of Mormon translation.

The Book of Mormon Was Created Conclusion Based on the Names in the Book of Mormon (Anti-Mormon)

The creation of names in the Book of Mormon involved taking biblical sources, geographical sources and variations of those names. Take, for example, the names Moroni and Cumorah. Both of which match locations in the Comoro Islands, off the coast of E. Africa and would have existed in dime novels for the time period about Captain Kidd. In addition, the Book of Mormon includes names from the New Testament which were not available to the people in the Book of Mormon. On top of that the Book of Mormon contains substantial variations of the same names implying that Joseph Smith was just adding or removing letters to names he already had in the Book of Mormon because he ran out of unique names.

The Book of Mormon Was Translated Conclusion Based on the Names in the Book of Mormon (Pro-Mormon)

The Book of Mormon contains a history of people from biblical times who took a record of plates with them to the new world. It is not surprising that the names are similar to biblical sources and, in fact, it should be expected. If Joseph Smith had to translate the names into our own language then maybe he chose names that were easy for us to understand in English which could easily explain why the names are similar to other sources. Regarding the variation of names in the Book of Mormon, the Bible also includes many variations for the names.(Review the link to bible names below to see them) Names that match pre-existing locations can just be a coincidence. If you take a random list of 350+ names some of them are bound to already exist somewhere in the world.

Interesting Links

Sources for names:  
Spelling of words was not consistent during the Joseph Smiths original dictation of the Book of Mormon.
Here is a link to a complete list of names in the Bible
Table of the Book of Mormon Names

Note: The table below does not contain biblical names such as Abraham, Jesus Christ, Gomorrah, etc. when they are used in the Book of Mormon to reference a biblical place, event, person or group. However, if that name is used for a Book of Mormon place, event, person, or group then it is included.
 Names Name Type  Description  Pre-Book of Mormon Translation References
 Aaron  Person
  • descendant of Heth, Jaredite king
  • son of Mosiah², Nephite missionary
  • Lamanite king (ca AD 330)
Genesis 6:20 And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.
 Abinadi   Person  Nephite prophet sent to people of Lehi-Nephi - converted Alma¹(ca 150 BC) Similar to the biblical name Abinadab
 Abinadom   Person son of Chemish, Nephite historian, and Nephite warrior. Similar to the biblical name Abinadab
 Abish   Person  Lamanite woman, servant of Lamoni's wife Similar to the biblical name Kish
 Ablom  Land  Refuge for Omer and his Family  Some people have the last name of Ablom. If you go to ancestory.com and search for it you can find immigration records of people with that last name.
 Agosh  Plains  Jaredite battle area  Similar to the book of mormon name Akish
 Aha   Person  Nephite military officer (ca 80 BC)  Psalm 35:21 They gape at me and say, "Aha! Aha! With our own eyes we have seen it."
 Ahah   Person son of Seth², Jaredite king  Similar to the biblical name Aha
 Akish  Wilderness  Jaredite Refuge and Battle Area  Similar to the book of mormon name Abish
 Alma   Person
  • Nephite prophet (ca 173-91 BC)
  • son of Alma¹, known as Alma the Younger. Nephite prophet and first chief judge (ca 100-73 BC).
  • Alma is a small river in Crimea that flows into the Black Sea
  • The name Alma, with its Latin origin, appears in various European languages, and has different meanings in each
 Amaleki   Person Nephite record keeper (ca 130 BC)
seeker of Zeniff's people (ca 121 BC)
Numbers 14:25 “Now, since the ‘Amaleki and the Kena‘ani are living in the valley, tomorrow turn around and get yourselves into the desert along the way to the Sea of Suf.”
 Amalekites  Group of People  Group of Nephite apostates, origin unknown. Aligned with Lamanites. Aided in building city of Jerusalem in land of Nephi. Described as more hardened than Lamanites. After order of Nehor, and contend with Aaron the missionary son of Mosiah II. Stir up Lamanites against people of Anti-Nephi-Lehi. Appointed captains in Lamanite armies due to their murderous dispositions. Described as Nephite dissenters. Usually better armed than Lamanites. Inspire Lamanites to fight. (Not a genealogical term or necessarily a religious term, rather a political term.) Mentioned only in the Book of Alma chapters 21-22, and 43  A derivative of the name Amaleki
  Amalickiahites  Group of People  Followers of Amalickiah, dissenters from the Nephites. Refuse to covenant and are executed according to the law. Are astonished at Nephite preparation. Referenced only in Alma chapters 46 and 49.   A derivative of the name Amalickiah
 Amalickiah (Sometimes spelled Ameleckiah in the original book of mormon)  Person  Nephite traitor who becomes king of the Lamanites and wars with Nephites - killed by Teancum (ca 70 BC) Similar to the book of mormon name Amaleki
 Amaron   Person son of Omni, Nephite record keeper
    Similar to the book of mormon/bible name Aaron
  • Ama-Ron or Amaron is a sparsely known figure in Philippine Mythology. The story is more common in the Southern part of the island group of Luzon as a folk song.
 Amlicites  Group of People  Nephite faction desiring a king. Followers of Amlici, they consecrate him king. Nephites prepare to war with. They join with Lamanites and are defeated. Mark heads like Lamanites and are in open rebellion against God and cursed. Referenced in Alma chapter 2-3.  A derivative of the name Amlici
 Aminadab   Person  Nephite dissenter living among the Lamanites - reconverted by Nephi² and Lehi⁴ (ca 30 BC) Similar to the biblical name Abinadab
 Amgid   Person  a Jaredite king.  Similar to the book of mormon name Amlici
 Aminadi   Person descendant of Nephi  Similar to the book of mormon name Abinadi
 Amlici   Person Nephite dissenter (ca 87 BC)  Similar to the book of mormon name Amlici
 Ammah   Person Nephite missionary, companion of Aaron   Similar to the biblical name Ammon
 Ammaron   Person Nephite record keeper (ca AD 306)   Similar to the biblical name Ammon
 Ammon   Person
  • leader of expedition to land of Nephi (ca 121 BC)
  • son of Mosiah, missionary to the Lamanites, becomes chief judge in land of Jershon to Anti-Nephi-Lehites (ca 100 BC)
 Genesis 19:38 And the younger, she also bare a son, and called his name Benammi: the same is the father of the children of Ammon unto this day.
 Ammonihah  City  Wicked Nephite City, 'Desolation of Nehors'  Similar to the book of mormon name Ammoni
 Ammonihahites  Group of People  Inhabitants of the city of Ammonihah, after order of Nehors, Nephites by politically. The rejection of Alma and slaying of Saints are among their sins. Destruction foretold. Lamanites destroy and people scattered or slain. Referenced in Alma chapters 8-16, and 49.  A derivative of the name Ammonihah
 Ammoron   Person   Nephite traitor, brother of Amalickiah, king of Lamanites after Amalickiah's death - killed by Teancum (ca 66-61 BC)  Similar to the biblical name Ammon
 Amnigaddah   Person son of Aaron, Jaredite king  ?
 Amnihu  Hill  Site of the Initial Amlicite Strike  ?
 Amnor   Person  Nephite spy in Amlicite campaign (ca 87 BC)  Similar to the biblical name Amos
 Amoron   Person  a Nephite officer and spy around 380 - 400 A.D.  Amoron'i Mania is a region in central Madagascar
 Amos   Person
  • son of Nephi⁴, Nephite record keeper (ca 110-194)
  • son of Amos¹, Nephite record keeper (ca 194-306)
 Amos 1:1 The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake.
 Amulek   Person son of Giddonah, Nephite missionary, companion of Alma  Similar to the word amulet
 Amulon   Person  priest of King Noah, tributary Nephite monarch of Land of Helam  Similar to the word Amulon
 Amulonites  Group of People  Descendants and followers of Amulon and the priests of Noah. Called more wicked the Lamanites. After order of Nehors, stir up Lamanites. Rebel against Lamanite king and take up arms against Ammonites. Slay believers, and in turn are slain by Nephites. Usurp leadership and persecute Lamanites. Hunted down and slain by Lamanites. A derivative of the word Amulon
 Angola (The variation Angolah existed in the original manuscript)  City  Retreat for Mormon's Army
  • Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in Southern Africa (Note: Angola was official incorporated in 1855. As such its name does not appear to be used prior to that time.)
  • Various U.S. cities have that name although it is difficult to identify which, if any, existed before the Book of Mormon translation.
    • Angola, Indiana
    • Angola, New York
    • Angola, Delaware
    • Angola, Kansas
 Ani-Anti (Variations of this name exist in the original manuscript. Anianti, Ani Anti)  City  Lamanite village visited by Nephite Missionaries  ?
  Anti-Nephi-Lehies. or Ammonites  Group of People  The people of Ammon. Also called Anti-Nephi-Lehies.  It is unclear why the term "Anti" was used since the latin meaning for anti is opposing or against.

In addition, it is unclear why the term Lehi was used since the opposite of the Nephities are the Lamanites.
 Antiomno   Person  Lamanite king of land of Middoni. Similar to the biblical name Antipas
 Antionah   Person   a chief ruler in Ammonihah Similar to the biblical name Antipas
 Antionum   Person, Land
  • Nephite commander (ca AD 385)
  • Home of the Zoramites, visited by Nephite Missionaries
Similar to the biblical name Antipas
 Antiparah  City  City captured by the Lamanites and Regained by Helaman and Antipus
  • Similar to the biblical name Antipas
  • Similar to the biblical name Parah
 Antipas  Mount  Gathering place for Lehonti and the peaceful Lamanites  Revelations 2:13 I know where thou dwellest, [even] where Satan's throne is; and thou holdest fast my name, and didst not deny my faith, even in the days of Antipas my witness, my faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwelleth.
 Antipus   Person  Nephite commander in city of Judea.(ca 65 BC) Similar to the biblical name Antipas
 Antum  Land  Northern Land visited by Mormon and Ammoron
  • Babylonian consort of Anu. In Akkadian myth Anu was assigned a consort, Antum (Antu), but she seems often to have been confused with Ishtar (Inanna), the celebrated goddess of love.
 Archeantus   Person  Nephite soldier, one of three "choice men" (Moroni 9) slain in battle c. AD 375  The name “Archeantus” has the form of a Latinized Greek name: Greek because of the “arch-“ prefix meaning “great” and Latin because of the nominative “-us” suffix. It does not appear to be a Hebrew-derived word. Neither Greek nor Latin would have been familiar to Jews who left Jerusalem prior to the Babylonian captivity. It is possible that this name had two separate derivations from the original Hebrew, but the most plausible explanation is that a modern author unwittingly used Greek and Latin sounding syllables to lend an air of antiquity to a fabricated name.
Source: http://www.blakeclan.org/jon/fbom/Moroni/9
 Benjamin   Person  known as King Benjamin, Nephite prophet and king (ca 120 BC)
  • Genesis 35:19 It came about as her soul was departing (for she died), that she named him Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.
  • Rev. Benjamin Stockton was the Presbyterian minister during the 1824-5 Palmyra revival. He had personal dealings with the Smith family including offending Joseph Smith Sr. at Alvin Smith's funeral. It is thought that his sermons were like that of the Book of Mormon's Benjamin.
    • Source: The book inside the mind of Joseph Smith
    • Note: We have not verified this
 Boaz  Place  Nephite retreat and battle ground  Ruth 2:2 Now Naomi had a relative on her husband’s side, a man of standing from the clan of Elimelek, whose name was Boaz.
 Bountiful  City, Land
  •  City of Bountiful, Major Nephite city in the northeastern quadrant
  • Land of Bountiful¹, Area in southern Arabia, near sea
  • Land of Bountiful², Nephite territory north of Zarahemla
  • adjective
    • liberal in bestowing gifts, favors, or bounties; munificent; generous.
    • abundant; ample: a bountiful supply.
 Cezoram


  Person  son of Omni, Nephite record keeper

Not to be confused by the similar sounding Book of Mormon name Seezoram
 Similar to the book of mormon name Cezoram
 Chemish  Person Nephite record keeper  Chemim View of the Hebrews pg 90
 City by the Sea  City   Nephite city on the west coast  ?
 Cohor   Person
  •  son of Noah
  • early Jaredite king, son of Corihor, son of Kib, and brother to Noah. He joined his brother Noah, with "all his brethren and many of the people" to establish a rival kingdom to Shule’s (Ether 7:15). There are no further references, but he seems to have been influential, for his brother Noah later names a son after him (Ether 7:20) and the name is passed down to the end of the Jaredite lineage (Ether 13:17).
  • late Jaredite
 Mark 15:16 The soldiers led him away within the court, which is the Praetorium; and they called together the whole cohort.
  • noun
    • an ancient Roman military unit, comprising six centuries, equal to one tenth of a legion.
    • a group of people banded together or treated as a group.
 Com   Person
  • early Jaredite king, son of Coriantum¹
  • late Jaredite king
 Similar to the name Comoro Islands. See Cumorah, Mormon, or Moroni.
 Comnor  Hill  Hill near Valley of Shur  ?
 Corianton   Person  son of Alma  Similar to the Book of Mormon word Coriantor
 Coriantor   Person
  •  early Jaredite king, son of Emer
  • middle Jaredite, son of Amnigaddah
  Similar to the Book of Mormon word Corianton
 Coriantumr   Person
  • early Jaredite, son of Omer
  • Jaredite king, last Jaredite survivor
  • Nephite apostate, commander of Lamanite forces
 Similar to the Book of Mormon word Corianton and Coriantor
 Corihor   Person, Land and Valley
  • son of Kib, early Jaredite
  • late Jaredite
  • Land and Valley: Military Campground of the Army of Shared
Note: Not to be confused with Korihor
 Similar to the Book of Mormon word Corianton and Coriantor
 Corom   Person  middle Jaredite king, son of Levi Similar to the name Comoro Islands. See Cumorah, Mormon, or Moroni.
 Cumeni  City  Nephite city fought for by Helaman Similar to the Book of Mormon word Cumorah
 Cumenihah   Person  Nephite commander (ca AD 385) Similar to the Book of Mormon word Cumeni
 Cumorah  Hill  Meeting place for battle, record depository  Cumorah and Moroni are possibly from the Comoro Islands, where the capital is Moroni, off the coast of E. Africa. See any atlas

A copy of the original Book of Mormon manuscript, called the printer’s manuscript, written in 1829–1830, reveals three different spellings for this place-name. In Mormon 6:2, “Camorah” appears once; In Mormon 6:5, 11, “Comorah” is twice seen; and in Mormon 6:2, 4, 6; 8:2, “Cumorah” is found six times. In the first published edition of the 1830 Book of Mormon, all nine references are spelled “Camorah.”
Source: http://mormonthink.com/grant11.htm

Captain Kidd was executed for crimes he committed in Comoro in 1701. There were dime novels written regarding his exploits and available to Joseph Smith jr. It is assumed by anti-mormons that Cumorah is a respelling of the word Comoro.

Source: https://www.dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/sbi/articles/Dialogue_V36N04_37.pdf

Some anti-mormon's believe that Joseph Smith jr. would have had access to maps with the names on it.
Source: http://mormonthink.com/grant11.htm

Apologists believe that most maps in that time period didn't have those names on them.
Source: http://en.fairmormon.org/Book_of_Mormon/Plagiarism_accusations/Comoros_Islands_and_Moronii
David  Land  Nephite land on the West Coast  1 Samuel 17:17 Now Jesse said to his son David, “Take this ephah[d] of roasted grain and these ten loaves of bread for your brothers and hurry to their camp.
 Desolation  City, Land
  • City of Desolation, Northern Nephite City
  • Land of Desolation, North of the land Bountiful
  • noun
    • a state of complete emptiness or destruction.
 Emer   Person  early Jaredite king and son of Omer. a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Anglicized form of traditional names Eimer or Émer. In Irish legend, Emer was a woman blessed with six gifts or virtues: beauty, voice, speech, needlework, wisdom and chastity.
Source http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Emer#fXMlBVJzppFr6m3T.99
 Emron   Person  Nephite soldier  Similar to the biblical name Esrom
 Enos   Person  son of Jacob, Nephite prophet and record keeper   Genesis 4:26 And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon the name of the Lord.
 Ephraim  Hill  Hill in the Northern Region Genisis 41:52 And the name of the second called he Ephraim: 'for God hath made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.'
 Esrom   Person  early Jaredite and son of Omer. Matthew 1:3And Judas begat Phares and Zara of Thamar; and Phares begat Esrom; and Esrom begat Aram;
 Ethem   Person  later Jaredite king and son of Ahah.  Similar to the book of mormon word Ethem
 Ether   Person  Jaredite prophet and record keeper Joshua 15:42 Libnah and Ether and Ashan
 Ezias   Person  prophet referenced in Helaman 8:20  ?
 Gad  City  City destroyed at the crucifixion Genesis 30:11 Then Leah said, "How fortunate!" So she named him Gad
 Gadiandi  City  City destroyed at the crucifixion  Similar to the Book of Mormon name Gad
 Gadianton   Person  chief of Gadianton robbers (ca 50 BC)  Similar to the Book of Mormon name Gad
 Gadianton robbers  Group of People  an outlaw group  Similar to the Book of Mormon name Gad
 Gadiomnah  City  City destroyed at the crucifixion  Similar to the Book of Mormon name Gad
 Gid   Person, City
  •  Nephite military officer (ca 63 BC)
  • City invaded by Lamanites and used as a prison camp to detain Nephites
 Similar to the Book of Mormon name Gad
 Giddianhi   Person  chief of Gadianton robbers (ca AD 16-21)   Similar to the book of mormon word Gideon
 Giddonah   Person
  • Amulek's father
  • high priest in Gideon (ca 75 BC)
 Similar to the book of mormon word Gideon
 Gideon   Person
  •  Nephite patriot (ca 145-91 BC)
  • Suburb of Zarahemla, location of battle, preaching, and other events
  • Land and Valley. East of river Sidon
Judges 6:13 And Gideon said unto him, Oh my Lord, if the Lord be with us, why then is all this befallen us? and where be all his miracles which our fathers told us of, saying, Did not the Lord bring us up from Egypt? but now the Lord hath forsaken us, and delivered us into the hands of the Midianites.
 Gidgiddonah   Person  deceased Nephite commander (ca AD 385)  Similar to the book of mormon word Gideon
 Gidgiddoni   Person  Nephite commander (ca AD 16)  Similar to the book of mormon word Gideon
 Gilead   Person  Jaredite military commander Genesis 31:21 So he fled with all that he had; and he rose up, and passed over the River, and set his face toward the mountain of Gilead.
 Gilgah   Person  early Jaredite  Similar to the book of mormon word Gilead
 Gilgal  City, Valley
  •  City: City destroyed at the crucifixion
  • Valley: Jaredite battle region
Joshua 4:19 Now the people came up from the Jordan on the tenth of the first month and camped at Gilgal on the eastern edge of Jericho.
 Gilgal   Person  deceased Nephite commander c. 385 A.D. at the battle of Cumorah.  Similar to the book of mormon word gilgal
 Gimgimno   City  City destroyed at the crucifixion  This is similar to the biblical name Gimzo
 Hagoth   Person, Group of People
  • Nephite shipbuilder (ca 55 BC)
  • Hagoth's Shipbuilding Site
  • People of Hagoth. A number of ships were said to have gone into the sea westward. This is sometimes linked in Mormon folklore with the Pacific islanders.
 ?
 Hearthom   Person  middle Jaredite king and son of Lib. 2 Samuel 10:16 And Hadadezer sent and brought out the Arameans who were beyond the River, and they came to Helam; and Shobach the commander of the army of Hadadezer led them.
 Helam   Person
  •  convert from the people of Noah² (ca 147 BC). First of those baptized by Alma
  • Land inhabited by people of Alma
 Similar to the biblical name Helam
 Helaman   Person
  • son of King Benjamin (ca 130 BC), brother of Mosiah II and Helorum. Helaman is only mentioned in one verse.
  • eldest son of Alma², prophet and military commander (ca 74-56 BC)
  • eldest son of Helaman² - sixth Nephite chief judge
Similar to the biblical name Helam
 Helem   Person  brother of Ammon  Similar to the biblical name Helam
 Helorum   Person  son of King Benjamin (ca 130 BC), brother of Mosiah² and Helaman¹. Helorum is mentioned in only one verse,[22] but is addressed with his brothers by King Benjamin  Similar to the biblical name Helam
 Hem   Person  brother of Ammon
  • noun
    • the edge of a piece of cloth or clothing that has been turned under and sewn.
  • verb
    • turn under and sew the edge of (a piece of cloth or clothing).
    • surround and restrict the space or movement of.
 Hermounts  Land  Wilderness on west and north
  •  ?
  • There are various references US and middle eastern places called Mount Hermon. Hermounts almost appears as if it was a mix of the two words.
 Heshlon  Plains  Plains: Battleground of Coriantum and Shiz  ?
 Heth   Person
  • early Jaredite and son of Com.
  • middle Jaredite and son of Hearthom.
  • Land in the Northern Region
The eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
 Himni   Person  son of Mosiah² (ca 100-74 BC)  ?
 Isabel   Person  harlot in land of Siron (ca 73 BC)  A common first name. Some people assocate the biblical name jazabel with it
 Isaiah   Person  one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34) Isaiah 1: 1 The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem, in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah.
 Ishmael   Person
  •  an Ephraimite from Jerusalem (ca 600 BC)
  •  grandfather of Amulek
  • Portion of land of Nephi
 Genesis 16:11 The angel of the LORD said to her further, "Behold, you are with child, And you will bear a son; And you shall call his name Ishmael, Because the LORD has given heed to your affliction.
 Ishmaelites  Group of People  A genealogical term derived from the families of the sons of Ishmael who aligned themselves after the division in the colony of Lehi with Laman. Mark of Lamanite also upon Ishmaelites. Make up a subgroup of Lamanites in later references. Later after Christ's appearance, divide themselves from the Nephite (probably a term of belief, though perhaps a bloodline) and willfully reject gospel. (Alma 3:7, 47:35; 4 Nephi 1:38)  A derivative of the word Ishmael
 Jacob   Person, City
  • son of Lehi¹, Nephite prophet and record keeper
  • Nephite apostate (ca 64 BC)
  • Nephite apostate (ca AD 30-33)
  • City destroyed at the crucifixion
Genesis 32:28 And he said unto him: 'What is thy name?' And he said: 'Jacob.'
 Jacobugath   City  City of followers of Jacob
  • A derivative of the word Jacob
  • Various towns and locations are called Jacobsburg. Some were incorporated before and some after the book of mormon
 Jacobites  Group of People  Descendants and followers of Jacob (see Jacob 1:13; 4 Nephi 1:36) A derivative of the word Jacob
 Jacom   Person  son of Jared², early Jaredite  Similar to the word Jacob
 Jared   Person
  • founder of Jaredites
  • early Jaredite king
  • Brother of Jared. (also Mahonri Moriancumer), Jaredite prophet and most prominent person in the account given in the beginning (Chapters 1 - 6) of the Book of Ether.
 Genesis 5:15 And Mahalaleel lived sixty and five years, and begat Jared:
 Jaredites  Group of People  Descendants and followers of Jared  A derivative of the word Jared
 Jarom   Person  son of Enos², Nephite record keeper  Similar to the word Jacob
 Jashon  City, Land Nephite retreat near Ammoron's record burial site  Similar to the biblical word Jason
 Jeneum   Person  Nephite commander (ca AD 385)  ?
 Jeremiah   Person  one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34) Jeremiah 1:1 The words of Jeremiah the son of Hilkiah, of the priests that were in Anathoth in the land of Benjamin:
 Jershon  Land  Land on east by sea, south of land Bountiful  ?
 Jerusalem  Land  Lamanite city and land in land of Nephi Luke 2:22 When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord
 Jonas   Person
  •  son of Nephi³, one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)
  • one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)
 Jordan  Land  Nephite retreat maintained by Mormon Luke 3:3 And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;
 Joseph   Person   son of Lehi¹ (ca 595 BC) Genesis 37:5 And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.
 Josephites  Group of People  Descendants and followers of Joseph (see Jacob 1:13; 4 Nephi 1:36)  A derivative of the word Joseph
 Josh   Person
  •  Nephite commander (ca AD 385)
  • City destroyed at the crucifixion
 A shortened form of Joshua
 Joshua  Land  Land in borders west, by seashore Joshua 24:29 After these things Joshua the son of Nun, the servant of the Lord, died, being 110 years old.
 Judea  City  Nephite city  Matthew 2:1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magifrom the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,
 Kib   Person  early Jaredite king   Similar to the book of mormon word Kish
 Kim   Person  Jaredite king and son of Morianton.   Similar to the book of mormon word Kish
 Kimnor   Person   early Jaredite  Similar to the book of mormon word Kish
 King-men  Group of People  Opponents of Captain Moroni.  
 Kish   Person  Jaredite king and son of Corom.
  • 1 Chronicles 12:1 Now These are they 'll That came to David to Ziklag, while he was yet shut up Because of Saul the son of Kish, and they' ll were the mighty men Among the his helpers in war.
  • View of the Hebrews pg 90
 Kishkumen   Person, City
  • leader of robbers
  • Wicked city destroyed at the crucifixion
  • Similar to the biblical name Kish
  • The Kiskiminetas River is a tributary of the Allegheny River, approximately 27 miles long, in Western Pennsylvania in the United States.
  • There is a town called Kiskiminetas Township located in Armstrong County in Pennsylvania. It was settled in 1773 and incorporated in 1831. Source: Kiskiminetas Township
 Korihor   Person an antichrist (ca 74 BC)

Note: Not to be confused with Corihor
  Similar to the Book of Mormon word Corianton and Coriantor
 Kumen   Person   one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)  Kumen is a dispersed settlement in the Pohorje Hills in the Municipality of Lovrenc na Pohorju in northeastern Slovenia. The area was part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included in the Drava statistical region.[2]
 Kumenonhi   Person  one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)  Similar to the book of mormon name Kumen
 Laban   Person  custodian of the brass plates (ca 600 BC)
  • Genesis 24:29 Now Rebekah had a brother whose name was Laban; and Laban ran outside to the man at the spring.
  • Lebanon was the town where Joseph Smith had his three surgeries as a child. 
    • Source: The book inside the mind of joseph smith
    • Note: We have not verified this fact.
 Lachoneus   Person
  •  eleventh known Nephite chief judge (ca AD 1)
  • son of Lachoneus¹, twelfth known (and last) Nephite chief judge (ca AD 29-30)
 LACHONEUS is the masculine ofrm of the hypothetical Greek word *lakonios, "Spartan, Laconian"; cf. the attested forms lakonion(neuter) and lakonia (feminie). Further, the "ch" suggests that the "k/c" stop sound has undergone intervocalic spirantization (see Gesenius/Kautsch/Cowley, Grammar of the Biblical Hebrew).
Source: 
https://onoma.lib.byu.edu/onoma/index.php/LACHONEUS
 Lamah   Person  Nephite commander (ca AD 385)
  • Similar to to the book of mormon name Laman
  • Lamah is a Muslim name for girls meaning Brilliancy.
 Laman   Person
  • eldest son of Lehi¹ (ca 600 BC)
  • Lamanite king (ca 200 BC)
  • son of Laman² (ca 178 BC)
  • Nephite soldier
  • City destroyed at the crucifixion
  • River emptying into Red Sea
  •  Laman is an Arabic name meaning "twinkling" or "sparkling." 
  • The distinguished surname Laman emerged among the industrious people of Flanders, which was an important trading partner and political ally of Britain during the Middle Ages. As a result of the frequent commercial intercourse between the Flemish and English nations, many Flemish migrants settled in Britain. In early times, people were known by only a single name. However, as the population grew and people traveled further afield, it became increasingly necessary to assume an additional name to differentiate between bearers of the same personal name. One of the most common classes of surname is the patronymic surname, which was usually derived from the first name of the person's father. Flemish surnames of this type are often characterized by the diminutive suffix -kin, which became very frequent in England during the 14th century. The surname Laman is derived from the Old French name Lambert. This is derived from the Old German names Lambert and Lanbert, which literally mean land-bright. The surname Laman is derived from the pet form Lamb, and features the diminutive suffix -in.
  • Lamen View of the Hebrews pg 90
 Lamanites  Group of People  Descendants and followers of Laman  A derivative of the name Laman
 Lamoni   Person  Lamanite king converted by Ammon  ?
 Land of First Inheritance  Land  Near the Lehites' original landing point  ?
Lehi   Person
  • Hebrew prophet who led his followers to promised land in western hemisphere (c. 600 B.C.), father of Laman, Lemuel, Nephi¹, and Sam.
  • son of Zoram², possibly same as Lehi
  • Nephite military commander
  • son of Helaman², Nephite missionary
  • Land adjoining land of Morianton and containing city of Lehi
  • Apparently the entire land south
  •  Judges 15:9 The Philistines went up and camped in Judah, spreading out near Lehi. 10 The people of Judah asked, “Why have you come to fight us?”
  • Judges 15:14 As he approached Lehi, the Philistines came toward him shouting. The Spirit of the Lord came powerfully upon him. The ropes on his arms became like charred flax, and the bindings dropped from his hands.
  • Judges 15:19 Then God opened up the hollow place in Lehi, and water came out of it. When Samson drank, his strength returned and he revived. So the spring was called En Hakkore, and it is still there in Lehi.
  • Lehigh, Pa Settled In 1730 and was formed in 1812. Source: Lehigh County
 Lehi-Nephi,  City, Land  City of and Land: Also called land of Nephi, of which it is a part  A combination of the name Nephi and Lehi
 Lehites  Group of People  Descendants of Lehi, including both the Lamanites and Nephites.  A derivative of the name Lehi
 Lehonti   Person  Lamanite officer (ca 72 BC)  Similar to the book of mormon word Lehi
 Lemuel   Person, City, Valley
  •  second son of Lehi
  •  City: Lamanite city
  • Valley: Lehite campsite near borders of Red Sea
  •  Proverbs 31:1 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him.
  • Lemuel Durfee, Sr. was the owner of the Smith farm where they lived as tenant farmers after 1825.
    • Source: The book inside the mind of joseph smith
    • Note: We have not verified this fact.
 Lemuelites  Group of People  Descendants and followers of Lemuel  A derivative of the word Lemuel
 Levi   Person  middle Jaredite king and son of Kim. Genesis 46:11 The sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.
 Liahona
(Liahona is lower-case in the early editions, but in the manuscripts and later editions it is capitalized.)
 Item (Compass)  Compass used by Lehi's family to find the way to the America's. The word Liahona is only used once in the Book of Mormon.

Directional device given to LEHI by the Lord, ca. 600 BC. It is described as a “ball” (1 Nephi 16:10), called a “director” (Mosiah 1:16) and a “compass” ( 1 Nephi 18:12), and only later in Alma 37:38 is the transliteration “LIAHONA” given.

Source: 
https://onoma.lib.byu.edu/onoma/index.php/LIAHONA
 ?

Liani/Lihene View of the Hebrews pg 90
 Lib   Person
  • middle Jaredite king and son of Kish.
  • late Jaredite king
 Similar to the book of mormon word Kib and Kim
 Limhah   Person  Nephite commander (ca AD 385)   Similar to the book of mormon name Limhi
 Limher   Person  Nephite soldier (ca 87 BC) Similar to the book of mormon name Limhi
 Limhi   Person  son of Noah³, third Nephite king in land of Lehi-Nephi (ca 121 BC)  Similar to the book of mormon name Lehi
 Luram   Person  Nephite soldier, one of three "choice men" (Moroni 9) slain in battle c. 375 A.D.  Similar to the biblical name Huram
 Mahah   Person  son of Jared  ?
 Manti   Person, City, Hill, Land
  •  Nephite soldier (ca 87 BC)
  • City: Chief city in land of Manti
  • Hill: Near city of Zarahemla
  • Land: Most southerly land of Nephites
 
 Mathoni   Person  one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)  Similar to the biblical name Mattan
 Mathonihah   Person  one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)  This is similar to the book of mormon name Mathoni
 Melek   Land  Nephite land west of Sidon  This is similar to the biblical name Melech
 Middoni  Land, Prison
  •  Lamanite land, 
  • location of Lamanite prison
 Similar to the book of mormon name Midian
  Midian   Land  Land: Lamanite land east of Lehi-Nephi Genesis 25:2 And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah.
 Minon   Land  Nephite land on west bank of river Sidon  Similar to the book of mormon name Midian
 Mocum  City  City destroyed at the crucifixion  ?
 Morianton (a variation on the spelling of this word in the original transcript is Morionton)   Person, City, Land
  • Jaredite king and son of Riplakish.
  • founder of the Nephite city of Morianton, Nephite traitor and ruler of the people of Morianton, instigator of the Lehi-Morianton border dispute.
  • City and Land: Area settled by Morianton
  • Nephite Area
 ?
 Mormon   Person, Forest, Land, Waters
  • father of Moroni
  • abridger of the Nephite record, military commander, historian, record keeper.
  • Forest: Near waters of Mormon
  • Place: Region near city of Lehi-Nephi
  • Waters: Baptismal waters for over 200 Nephites
   The words "mormo" and "Mormon" are found in Webster's New Twentieth Century Dictionary, 1974, p. 1169:

mormo, n. a bugbear; false terror. [Obs.]
Mormon, n. [Gr. mormon, a bugbear.]

  1. the puffins, a genus of sea birds characterized by a short, thick beak.
  2. [m-] the mandrill

    The designation of "Mormon" for the puffin and mandrill seems to stem from their markings that give the appearance of having on a mask (white circles around the eyes).

See National Audubon Society, Mormon Puffin

See Natural History Museum, Simia Mormon

 Moron   Person, Land
  •  late Jaredite king[41] who reigned during a time of great wickedness and turmoil, and was himself wicked. He lost half his kingdom for many years in a rebellion and, after regaining his kingdom, was completely overthrown and lived out his life in captivity. He was the grandfather of the prophet Ether.
  •  Land: North of the great land of Desolation
 Moroni   Person, Camp, City, Land
  • known as Captain Moroni, Nephite military commander (ca 99-56 BC)
  • son of Mormon², Nephite prophet
  • Moroni's Camp, Nephite Military Post
  • City of and Land of Moroni, In southeast of Nephite lands
 Cumorah and Moroni both exist in Comoro Islands, where the capital is Moroni, off the coast of E. Africa. See any atlas

There is also a fascinating write up on the Captain Kidd and the word Mormon/Moroni. Some sources in the article below claim that Joseph Smith Sr. and Joseph Smith Jr. were involved in digging for Captain Kidds Treasures.

Source: https://www.dialoguejournal.com/wp-content/uploads/sbi/articles/Dialogue_V36N04_37.pdf

Some anti-mormon's believe that Joseph Smith jr. would have had access to maps with the names on it.
Source: http://mormonthink.com/grant11.htm

Apologists believe that most maps in that time period didn't have those names on them.
Source: http://en.fairmormon.org/Book_of_Mormon/Plagiarism_accusations/Comoros_Islands_and_Moroni
 Moronihah   Person
  • son of Moroni¹, Nephite general (ca 60 BC)
  • Nephite general who perished at the battle of Cumorah, along with his ten-thousand (ca 385 AD)
  • Iniquitous Nephite city
A derivative of the word Moroni
 Mosiah   Person
  •  Nephite prophet and king, father of King Benjamin
  • son of King Benjamin, Nephite prophet and king (ca 154-91 BC)
 Mosiah as a boy's name is a variant of Moses (Hebrew), and the meaning of Mosiah is "saviour".
Source http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/1/Mosiah#BKKp9H5RjRXDHjJY.99
 Mulek   Person, City
  •  son of Jewish king Zedekiah
  • Nephite city south of Bountiful
 2 Kings 23:11 He removed from the entrance to the temple of the Lord the horses that the kings of Judah had dedicated to the sun. They were in the court near the room of an official named Nathan-Melek. Josiah then burned the chariots dedicated to the sun.
 Mulekites  Group of People  Not referenced directly in the Book of Mormon, but a widely used term in LDS theology as a reference to the descendants of Mulek (see Mosiah 25:2; Helaman 6:10)  A derivative of the word Mulek
 Muloki   Person  Nephite missionary  Similar to the book of mormon word Mulek
 Nehor   Person, Land
  •  Nephite apostate, religious theorist (ca 91 BC)
  • Battleground for Corihor and Shiz
 Similar to the biblical name of Nahor
 Nephi   Person, City, Land
  • son of Lehi
  • son of Helaman² - seventh Nephite chief judge
  • son of Nephi², known as Nephi the Disciple
  • son of Nephi
  • City established by Nephi, later occupied by Lamanites, Zeniffites
  • Land established by Nephi, later occupied by Lamanites, Zeniffites
 2 Maccabees 1:36 And Neemias called this thing Naphthar, which is as much as to say, a cleansing: but many men call it Nephi.

 Nephihah   Person
  •  second Nephite chief judge (ca 83-67 BC). He succeeded Alma the Younger when Alma had surrendered the judgment seat to him to devote more time to missionary work.[44] His son Pahoran inherited the judgment seat from him after his death
  • City: Nephite refuge captured and lost by the Lamanites
  • Plains: Near the city of Nephihah
 A derivative of the name Nephi
 Nephite Refuge  Land  Location for Nephite centralization   A derivative of the name Nephi
 Nephites  Group of People  Descendants and followers of Nephi   A derivative of the name Nephi
 Neum   Person  Hebrew prophet quoted by Nephi¹  Neum is the only coastal town in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
 Nimrah   Person   son of Akish, Jaredite  Numbers 32:3 Ataroth, and Dibon, and Jazer, and Nimrah, and Heshbon, and Elealeh, and Shebam, and Nebo, and Beon,
 Noah   Person, City, Land
  • son of Corhihor, early Jaredite king
  • son of Zeniff, Nephite king
  • City and Land:  In land of Zarahemla, near Ammonihah. It was here, in 72 BC by the Nephite calendar, that the Lamanites, under the command of Lamanite king Amalickiah, attacked the Nephites. No Nephites died, but over a thousand Lamanites died, including all their chief captains.[22]
 Genesis 5:29 And he called his name Noah, saying: 'This same shall comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, which cometh from the ground which the LORD hath cursed.'
 Ogath  Place  Place near hill Ramah  ?
 Omer   Person  early Jaredite king and son of Shule. Exodus 16:36 (Now an omer is a tenth of an ephah.)
 Omner   Person Similar to the word Omer and Omni
 Omni   Person   son of Jarom, Nephite record keeper
  • omni
    • all : in all ways, places, etc. : without limits
    • Latin, from omnis
 Onidah  Land, Hill  
  • Gathering place for dissatisfied Lamanites
  • Hill:  In land of Antionum
  •  ?
  • Oneida Indians of Ontario (name means "people of the stone")
 Onihah  City  City destroyed at the crucifixion  ?
 Orihah   Person   first Jaredite king  ?
 Paanchi   Person  son of Pahoran¹, Nephite rebel (ca 52 BC) Paanchi (meaning "the Living One"), also given as Piankhi, Piankhy, and Piyi, (r. 747 BC-716 BC) was an ancient ruler of the kingdom of Nubia.
 Pachus   Person  son of Pahoran¹ fifth Nephite chief judge (ca 52 BC), brother of Pahoran, the son of Pahoran, and a contender for the judgement-seat over the people of Nephi.[50] After the death of his brother Pahoran, Pacumeni acquired the judgement-seat,[51] but he didn't keep it long; for the land was being invaded by Lamanites, and Coriantumr, a large and mighty man and descendant of Zarahemla and dissenter from the Nephites, caught Pacumeni in his attempt to run away, and killed him at the city walls. Helaman, son of Helaman, succeeded him as chief judge.  ?
 Pagag   Person  son of brother of Jared Similar to the english word pagan
 Pahoran   Person
  •  son of Nephihah, third Nephite chief judge (ca 68 BC)
  • son of Pahoran¹, fourth Nephite chief judge, killed by Kishkumen (ca 52 BC)
 ?
 Ramah   City, Hill  2 Chronicles 22:6 So he returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which they had inflicted on him at Ramah, when he fought against Hazael king of Aram. And Ahaziah, the son of Jehoram king of Judah, went down to see Jehoram the son of Ahab in Jezreel, because he was sick.
 Riplah  Land  East of river Sidon, near land of Manti Similar to the biblical name Rizpah
 Riplakish   Person  Jaredite king and son of Shez  Similar to a combination of the book of mormon words Riplah and Kish
 Ripliancum  Waters  Waters: Aquatic Region in the Land Northward  Similar to the book of mormon name Riplah
 Sam   Person third son of Lehi¹ (ca 600 BC)  A shortened version of the biblical name Samuel
 Samuel   Person  Lamanite prophet (ca 6 BC) 1 Samuel 4:1 And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. Now Israel went out against the Philistines to battle, and pitched beside Eben-ezer; and the Philistines pitched in Aphek.
 Sariah   Person  wife of Lehi¹ (ca 600 BC)  Similar to the biblical name Sarah
 Seantum   Person  member of Gadianton band (ca 23 BC)  ?
 Sebus  Waters  Waters: Watering place in land of Ishmael  ?
 Seezoram   Person  member of Gadianton band, tenth known Nephite chief judge (ca 26 BC), eventually succeeded by Lachoneus. How and when he began his reign as chief judge is not known; his first appearance in the Book of Mormon is whenNephi, son of Helaman, prophesied his murder by the hand of his brother, Seantum. To give the wicked Nephites a sign that he, Nephi, was a prophet, he prophesied this murder to his people.[56][57] Seezoram should not be confused with Cezoram, another Nephite chief judge who was assassinated earlier.  Similar to the book of mormon name Zoram
 Seth   Person  son of Shiblon¹, Jaredite Genesis 4:25 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bore a son, and called his name Seth: 'for God hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel; for Cain slew him.'
 Shared   Person  Jaredite military leader
  • verb
    • have a portion of (something) with another or others.
 Shazer  Land  Lehite rest stop in Arabia  Similar to the word razer
 Shem   Person, City, Land
  •  Nephite commander (ca AD 385)
  • City of and Land: Nephite land north of Antum and Jashon
Genesis 10:21Also to Shem, the father of all the children of Eber, and the older brother of Japheth, children were born
 Shemlon  Land  Land: Region bordering on land of Lehi-Nephi Similar to the book of mormon name Shem
 Shemnon   Person  one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)  Similar to the book of mormon name Shem
 Sherem   Person  an antichrist (ca fifth century BC)   Similar to the book of mormon name Shem
 Sherrizah  City  Nephite stronghold conquered by Lamanites Similar to the biblical name Sherezer
 Shez   Person
  •  early Jaredite king and son of Heth.
  • son of Shez
 ?
 Shilom   City, Land
  •  City and Land: Small region next to land of Lehi-Nephi
 Shiblom   Person
  •  (also Shiblon),[63] late Jaredite king and son of Com.
  • Nephite commander (ca AD 385)
 Similar to the book of mormon name Shilom
 Shiblon   Person
  •  son of Alma², Nephite missionary & record-keeper
  • Shiblon is also the name of a silver Nephite weight, equal to half a senine of gold, or senum of silver. It, therefore, bought half a measure of barley in the Nephite world
  Similar to the book of mormon name Shilom
Shublons  Unit of Measurement Eighth An Antion of gold was equal to three Shublons     Similar to the book of mormon name Shilom
 Shim  Hill Hill in the land Northward
  •  shim is a thin and often tapered or wedged piece of material, used to fill small gaps or spaces between objects.
 Shimnilom  City  City in the Land of Nephi  Similar to the book of mormon name Shim
 Shiz   Person  Jaredite military leader  Similar to the book of mormon name Shim
 Shule   Person  early Jaredite king  Shule County, county in Xinjiang China
 Shurr  Valley  Valley of: Coriantumr's base camp  Genesis 16:7 And the angel of the Lord found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur.

Note: the bible spelling does not have the additional r.
 Sidom  Land  Land of: City near Ammonihah where Zeezrom, Alma and Amulek retreat
  • Similar to the word Sidon. Sidon or Saïda is the third-largest city in Lebanon.
  • Similar to the biblical word Sodom
 Sidon River  Land  Major river flowing through the land of Zarahemla  
 Sinim  Land Distant land, possibly China  Book of Isaiah 49:12: "Behold, these shall come from far: and, lo, these from the north and from the west; and these from the land of Sinim."
 Siron  City  City near Antionum where Corianton meets Isabel
  • Similar to the word Siren.
  • 2 Samuel 3:26 And when Joab was come out from David, he sent messengers after Abner, which brought him again from the well of Sirah: but David knew it not.
 Stripling Warriors  Group of People They are portrayed in the book of mormon as extremely valiant and loyal young warriors; reportedly, all were wounded in battle yet survived.
  •  Stripling
    • An adolescent youth.
 Tarshish  City  Possibly the city Tarsus
  • Genesis 10:4 The sons of Javan were Elishah and Tarshish, Kittim and Dodanim
  • Tartessos (GreekΤαρτησσός) or Tartessus was a harbor city and surrounding culture on the south coast of the Iberian peninsula (in modern AndalusiaSpain)
Teancum   Person, City
  • Nephite military leader (ca 67-60 BC)
  • City: By seashore near city of Desolation
  • Tecumseh was a Native American leader of the Shawnee and a large tribal confederacy which opposed the United States during Tecumseh's War and the War of 1812. Source: Tecumseh
  • Tecumseh, Michigan (Founded sometime between 1824 to 1826)
  • Tecumseh, Ontario (Named in 1912 after the Native American)
 Teomner   Person  Nephite military officer (ca 63 BC)  ?
 Timothy   Person  brother of Nephi², one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34)
 Tubaloth   Person  Lamanite king (ca 51 BC), son of Ammoron, the previous king. He appointed Coriantumr, a mighty man and Nephite dissenter, to lead his armies. Similar to the biblical names Tubal and Tubal-cain
 Zarahemla   Person, City, Land
  •  descendant of Mulek, leader of Mulek's colony
  • City: Major capital of Nephites from about 200 B.C. to A.D. 200
  • Land: A general reference to the area near the city of Zarahemla
Similar to the biblical names Zorobabel and Zerubbabel
 Zebulun  Land  Israelite Territory   Joshua 19:10 And the third lot came up for the children of Zebulun according to their families; and the border of their inheritance was unto Sarid.
 Zedekiah
(This name had various spellings in the original manuscript. Zedeciah and Zedekeah)
  Person  one of twelve Nephite disciples (ca AD 34) 2 Kings 25:2 So the city was besieged unto the eleventh year of king Zedekiah.
 Zeezrom
(This name had various spellings in the original manuscript. Zeezrum, Zeezru, Z)
  Person
  •  Nephite lawyer, Converted by Alma² and Amulek, later Nephite missionary (ca 82 BC)
  • Nephite city on southwest frontier
 ?
 Zelph   Person  a Lamanite soldier at the Battle of Cumorah
(This name does not appear in the book of mormon)
  Similar to the book of mormon word Zenephi
 Zemnarihah   Person leader of Gadianton band (ca AD 21)  ?
 Zenephi   Person  Nephite commander (ca AD 375)  Similar to the book of mormon word Nephi
 Zeniff   Person  Nephite king (ca 200 BC)  Similar to the book of mormon name Zenock
 Zenock   Person  prophet of Israel Similar to the biblical name Zadok
 Zenos   Person  prophet of Israel  Titus 3:13 Diligently help Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their way so that nothing is lacking for them.

Common 18 century name - Zenos Riggs is listed in the 1873 Hanover, New Jersey census. Zenos Gurley, Sr., was born in 1801 at Bridgewater, New York, and later joined Mormonism.
 Zerahemnah   Person   Lamanite commander at Sidon battle (ca 74 BC) Similar to the biblical name Zerahiah
 Zeram   Person  Nephite military officer (ca 87 BC) Similar to the biblical name Zereth, Zeruiah, Zeri
 Zoram   Person
  • servant of Laban (ca 600 BC)
  • Nephite chief captain (ca 81 BC)
  • Nephite apostate (ca 74 BC)
  • Similar to the book of mormon name Zeram
  • Similar to the biblical word Zorah
  Zoramites  Group of People
  •   Descendants of Zoram². Though of Israel, their tribe distinction is not mentioned as it is with the descendants of Lehi. Counted among the Nephites, and the true believers after the religious/political division after Christ's appearance. (see Jacob 1:13; 4 Nephi 1:36)
  • Followers of the Apostate Zoram³ and of a different political group not to be confused with the previously mentioned Zoramites. (Alma chapters 30-31, 35, and 43; 3 Nephi 1:29)
 A derivative of the name Zoram