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Names starting with B

Bunty - English name, probably derived from an old nursery rhyme about "babybunting."
Bláthnaid - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
Bryce - Scottish form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Beatriz - Spanish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bozidar - Slavic name composed of the elements bozy "divine" and dar "gift," hence "divine gift."
Benipé - Egyptian name meaning "iron."
Blas - Spanish form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bláithín - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word blath "flower" with added diminutive suffix, meaning "little flower."
Beringarius - Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."
Beta - English name derived from the second letter of the Greek alphabet, beta, related to Hebrew bet, meaning "house." 
Berach - Variant spelling of Irish Bearach, meaning "sharp."
Bailey - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "bailiff." 
Briar - English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
Briana - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Breanna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Blair - Scottish unisex name derived from any of a number of places in Scotland called Blair, derived from the Gaelic word blàr, meaning "field, plain," most often referring to a "battlefield." 
Beth - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bryant - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Boipelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "proud."
Bonnie - English name derived from the Scottish word bonnie "pretty." 
Bedrosian - Armenian name meaning "descendant of Bedros." 
Brian -   Irish name derived from Celtic Brigonos, meaning "high hill."
Beelzebul - Variant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul, meaning "lord of dung."
Bianca - Italian form of French Blanche, meaning "white." 
Bent - Variant spelling of Danish Bendt, meaning "blessed."
Baldev - Contracted form of Hindi Baladeva, meaning "strong God."
Bendiks - Latvian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bradley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brád "broad" and leah "meadow, woodland clearing," broad meadow."
Basajaun - Basque folklore name composed of the elements baso "woods" and jaun "lord," hence "lord of the woods." 
Bertha - Old German name derived from the word berht, meaning "bright." 
Bjartr - Old Norse name derived from the word bjartr, meaning "bright."
Betsy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Bárbara - Portuguese form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bopha - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "flower."
Blanche - French name meaning"white." 
Biti - Egyptian name meaning "king of the north."
Bingwen - Chinese name meaning "bright and cultivated."
Bella - Latin name derived from the word bella, meaning "beautiful." It is the feminine form of masculine bello, meaning "handsome." 
Birger - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bergr, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Baydzar - Armenian name meaning "clear; bright."
Benesh - Yiddish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Blaise - French form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Bruce - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, possibly meaning "woods; thicket." It was originally a Norman French baronial name but the exact location from which it was derived has not been identified and the number of possibilities are numerous. In use by the English.
Byrne - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin "descendant of Bran," hence "raven."
Basu - Variant form of Hindi Vasu, meaning "dweller."
Benito - Contracted form of Spanish Benedicto, meaning "blessed." 
Bigvai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bigvay, meaning "gardener, husbandman" or "in my bodies." In the bible, this is the name of a man who was a leader amongst the Babylonian exile returnees.
Branimir - Bulgarian name composed of the Slavic elements bron "protection" and mir "peace," hence "protector of peace." Also in use by the Croatians and Slovenians.
Blaž - Slovene form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Belita - English name composed of Latin bella "beautiful" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little beauty." 
Blain - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the old Scottish Gaelic personal name Bláán, meaning "little yellow one."
Brunhilde - Danish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Benny - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."
Benjie - Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bethia - Variant spelling of English Bithiah, meaning "daughter of God." This was the original name of the H.M.A.V. Bounty.
Bruno - German name derived from the word braun, meaning "brown." In use by the English.
Bijay - Variant spelling of Hindi Vijay, meaning "victory."
Bithia - Variant spelling of English Bithiah, meaning "daughter of God."
Bambi - English unisex name, derived from the Italian word bambino, meaning "child." 
Brad - Short form of English names beginning with Brad-, from Old English brád, meaning "broad."
Basia -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Basya, meaning "daughter of God."
Bud - Short form of English Buddy, meaning "companion."
Belinda - Possibly a contracted form of Old High German Betlinde, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Bryanna - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Badrig - Armenian name meaning "Roman noble."
Bess - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bine -   Short form of Danish Jacobine, meaning "supplanter."
Besmir - Albanian name meaning "has good faith."
Brittney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Brunhild - Old High German form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Bat-sheva -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Beula - Variant spelling of Hebrew Beulah, meaning "she who is married."
Benedetta - Feminine form of Italian Benedetto, meaning "blessed."
Blaine - Variant spelling of English Blain, meaning "little yellow one."
Bibiñe - Basque form of Vivian, meaning "alive; animated; lively."
Bernadine - Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bert - Modern English name derived from Old English beorht, meaning "bright." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element. 
Bast - Egyptian name meaning "female of the ointment jar." In mythology, this is the name of a cat-headed goddess. Originally, she was a sun goddess depicted as a lion who defended the pharaoh and, consequently, the chief god, earning her the titles "Lady of flame" and "Eye of Ra." Later, the Greeks changed her to a moon goddess. Because of the meaning of her name, she also became known as a goddess of perfumes.
Blondie - English byname transferred to forename use, meaning "blonde."
Babar - Persian name meaning "lion" or "tiger." 
Basya - Ashkenazic form of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."
Buster - English slang term for someone who breaks things transferred to forename use, originally derived from the verb bust, meaning "to break, smash," hence "breaker, destroyer, smasher."
Bethel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Beth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
Boika - Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boiko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Brandon - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places most of which were composed of the Old English elements brom "broom" and dun "hill," hence "broom-covered hill."
Bab - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bjarte - Norwegian form of Old Norse Bjartr, meaning "bright."
Blaize - English variant spelling of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Beáta - Hungarian name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Belinde - Danish form of Old High German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Berjanoush - Armenian name meaning "elegant and sweet-tempered."
Bram -  Short form of Hebrew Abram "father of elevation" and Abraham "father of a multitude."
Bogatir - Variant spelling of Russian Bogatyr, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Brayden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Bazak - Hebrew name meaning "flash of light."
Bogna - Contracted form of Slavic Bogdana, meaning "gift from God." 
Blancheflor - Old French and Middle English form of French Blancheflour, meaning"white flower."
Björne - Pet form of Swedish Björn, meaning "bear."
Bao - Vietnamese name meaning "protection."
Belenus - Celtic myth name of a god of fire and healing, derived from the root bel, meaning "shining." In the Roman period he was identified with Apollo. 
Braidy - Variant spelling of English unisex Brady, meaning "broad-chested." 
Brandi - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Brutus - Roman Latin name meaning "heavy" or "the dullard." In use by the English.
Bogdan - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and dan "gift," hence "gift from God." In use by the Bulgarians.
Bilge - Turkish name meaning "wise."
Brendon - Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
Benedicto - Spanish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Buonfiglio - Italian name meaning "good son."
Brody - Irish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "ditch." 
Basima - Feminine form of Arabic Basim, meaning "smiling."
Bice - Pet form of Italian Beatrice, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beatrycze - Polish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Becca - Short form of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
Benigna - Feminine form of Italian Benigno, meaning "kind."
Basant - Bengali form of Hindi Vasant, meaning "spring."
Barkev - Armenian name meaning "gift."
Bo-lin - Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and lin "forest."
Borvo - A sobriquet for the Celtic sun god Belenus, meaning "heat." As Belenus Borvo, he was "shining heat."
Bijoy - Variant form of Hindi Bijay, meaning "victory." 
Bridgette - Variant spelling of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one."
Bianka - Hungarian form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Bethany - Anglicized form of Greek Bethania, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery." In the bible, this is the name of a place near Jerusalem where Jesus stayed during the Holy Week.
Butch - Originally a short from of the occupational surname Butcher. Later it was used to address a stranger in a sort of derogatory manner. For example, "Listen here, Butch..."
Barebra - Old Swedish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Baldwin - English form of French Baldoin, meaning "brave friend."
Brennan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braonáin, "descendant of Braonán," hence "little drop." 
Besa - Albanian name meaning "oath."
Bruadair - Irish Gaelic name meaning "dream."
Belynda - English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Bahman -  Persian name derived from the Zoroastrian phrase Vohu Mana, meaning "good mind." Kai Bahman is the name of a legendary king of Persia (Iran).
Bogumila - Feminine form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Bubu - Egyptian name meaning "gives light."
Bartó - Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Boghos - Armenian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small." 
Bethzatha - Greek name of uncertain origin. It may be from the Aramaic, meaning "house of olives." Or it may be an altered form of Greek Bethesda, meaning "flowing water" or "house of mercy."
Belle - English name derived from the French vocabulary word for "beautiful." It is often used in compound names, sometimes in the abbreviated form -bel.
Brianna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brogan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."
Biljana - Serbian name meaning "herb."
Bellinda - English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Bratislav - Serbian name composed of the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slav "glory," hence "brother of glory." 
Bithiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
Berahthraben - Old High German name composed of the elements beraht "bright" and hraban "raven," hence "bright raven."
Bessie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Blodwen - Welsh name meaning "white flower." 
Bautista - Spanish equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Brook -  English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Old English broc, meaning "brook, stream."
Borbala - Russian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Barabal - Scottish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bláán - Scottish name composed of Gaelic blá "yellow" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little yellow one."
Brökk - Old Norse myth name of a dwarf who, along with his brother Eitri, made magical objects for the gods, including the hammer of Thor, probably derived from the Nordic element bróka, meaning "breeches."
Blandina - Chamoru name meaning"blond." 
Bathsheba - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of King David and mother of Solomon.
Brigonos - Old Celtic name meaning "high hill."
Blerina - Variant form of Albanian Blerta, meaning "green." 
Bahiti - Egyptian name meaning "fortune."
Bridget - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Bar-yesu - Aramaic name meaning "son of Jesus."
Burt - Short form of English Burton, meaning "fortified settlement."
Brunnhilde - Variant form of Old High German Brunhild, meaning "armored warrior woman."
Barthélmy - French form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Brigitta - Older form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Bibi - From a French word used as a term of endearment, meaning "bauble, toy."
Bertrand - Medieval French form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
Batya - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."
Bandi - Pet form of Hungarian András, meaning "man; warrior."
Betiko - Basque name meaning "eternal."
Birgita - Danish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Blanda - English name derived from Latin blanda, meaning"cherishing." 
Bruadar - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadair, meaning "dream." 
Ben-owniy - Hebrew name meaning "son of my sorrow." In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.
Bittori - Variant of Basque Bittore, meaning "conqueror."
Brahma - Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit root bŗh, meaning "to enlarge, to swell," hence "the creator." Not to be confused with the Buddhist Brahma whose name was borrowed from Hinduism but whose god has nothing in common with the Hindu god. In Hinduism, Brahma is a member of a Trinity called Trimurti, the other two members being Vishnu "the preserver" and Shiva "the destroyer." Brahma is also called Nabhija "navel-born" and Kanja "water-born."
Bo-jing - Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and jing "capital (city)."
Bevin - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady." 
Bastien - Short form of French Sébastien, meaning "from Sebaste."
Barakat - Arabic name meaning "blessings; gifts."
Bonifatius - Latin name composed of the elements bonum "good" and fatum "destiny, fate," hence "good destiny/fate."
Billy - Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Brahim - Possibly an Albanian form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."
Bronius - Pet form of Lithuanian Bronislovas, meaning "glorious protector."
Boyd - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "yellow," as in yellow-haired.
Bret - Variant spelling of English Brett, meaning "a Breton." 
Baldawin - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold" and wini "friend," hence "brave friend."
Bitxilore - Basque form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Bärbel - German form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Blake - Old English byname for a person having unusually dark or light hair or skin. It later became a surname then a popular forename. It comes from two Old English words: 1) bl�c "black," and, 2) blāc "white." It can therefore mean either "black" or "white." 
Besin - Albanian name derived from the city name, Besiana, meaning "oath."
Bell - Variant spelling of English Belle, meaning "beautiful." 
Bea - Short form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)." 
Brongwyn - Welsh name composed of the elements bron "breast" and (g)wen "fair, white, holy," hence "fair-breasted."
Biorna - Gaelic name of Nordic origin, meaning "bear."
Bjorn - Old Norse name derived from the word bjorn, meaning "bear."
Baldhild - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and hild "battle," hence "bold battle."
Blanch - English variant spelling of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Brava - Esperanto name meaning "brave."
Buziba - African Ganda name meaning "deep water; open water."
Biddy -   Pet form of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one." It was rarely used after it acquired the negative connotation "old biddy." 
Bonaventura - Italian name meaning "good fortune."
Bityah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God."
Brenin - Welsh form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Bysshe - English surname transferred to forename use, from a variant spelling of the surname Bush, meaning "bush."
Barthomieu - Contracted form of French Provençal Bartholomieu, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bernard -   English form of Anglo-Saxon Beornheard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Brooke - Variant spelling of English unisex Brook, meaning "brook, stream."
Bérénice - French form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bai - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
Botum - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "princess."
Baldur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince."
Brenda -  Old Irish and Scottish name believed to be of Scandinavian origin, from Old Norse brandr, meaning"sword." 
Bára - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Berhtulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements berht "bright" and wulf "wolf," hence "bright wolf."
Bernardita - Feminine form of Spanish Bernardo, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bar-tolmay - Variant form of Aramaic bar-Talmai, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bathildis - Latinized form of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
Bitya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bityah, meaning "daughter of God."
Bronagh - Variant spelling of Irish Brónach, meaning "sorrow."
Bendision -  Chamoru name meaning "blessed."
Bojidar - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Bozhidar, meaning "divine gift."
Blanid - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
Biyu - Chinese name meaning "jasper," the semi-precious stone.
Belasko - Basque name meaning "raven."
Babak - Persian name meaning "little father."
Benedita - Feminine form of Portuguese Benedito, meaning "blessed."
Boadicea - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Basim - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
Berenike - Macedonian form of Greek Pherenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
Baiard - Old French name derived from the word baiard, meaning "foolhardy." In medieval romances, this was the name of a magic horse from the legends of the chansons de geste ("Songs of Heroic Deeds") which was given to Renaud by Charlemagne. It belonged to the four sons of Aymon, and had the ability to grow larger or smaller as one or more of the four sons mounted it. According to tradition, one of its foot-prints may still be seen in the forest of Soignes, and another on a rock near Dinant. 
Brenna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bogomila - Feminine form of Bulgarian Bogomil, meaning "God-favor."
Brais - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Bassett - English name derived from the Old French word basset, a byname for a short person, derived from a diminutive form of the word basse ("low, short"), hence, "shorty."
Boniface - Short form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." In use by the French and occasionally the English.
Balios - Greek name meaning "dappled, piebald." In mythology, this is the name of one of two immortal horses (the other named Xanthos) who drew the chariot of Achilles during the Trojan war. They were the offspring of the harpy Podarge and the west wind Zephyros.
Babs - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Burton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements burh "fortress, protection" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "fortified settlement."
Bezaleel - Anglicized form of Hebrew Betsalel, meaning "in the shadow." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite. 
Bergit - Norwegian variant form of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Brynn - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bakari - Egyptian name meaning "noble oath."
Blodeuwedd - Welsh myth name, derived from proto-Celtic *blāto-weid-ā meaning "wild feminine (spirit)." In the Mabinogi, this is the name of a woman made from flowers who was the lover of Goronwy. This is the name of Blodeuedd after she killed her husband and was transformed into an owl.
Burkhard - German name composed of the elements burg "castle, fort, protection" and hard "brave, strong," hence "strong protection."
Baily - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Bedros - Armenian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Baruch - Anglicized form of Hebrew Baruwk, meaning "blessed." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.
Barsabbas - Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Sabba, probably meaning "son of the Sabbath." In the bible, this is the surname of a certain Joseph and Judas, mentioned in Acts 1:23 and 15:22 respectively.
Brodie - Modern English variant spelling of Irish Brody, meaning "ditch." 
Beelzebub - Anglicized form of Greek Beelzeboul, meaning "lord of dung." In the New Testament bible, this is a name for Satan, the prince of evil spirits. 
Beatie - Pet form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)." 
Beowulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beo "bee" and wulf "wolf," hence "bee-wolf," i.e. "a bear." From the Old English epic poem of the same name about a Germanic hero named Beowulf, who travels to Denmark to help defeat a monster named Grendel. 
Branka - Pet form of Serbian Branislava, meaning "glorious protector."
Beli - Variant spelling of Welsh Bel, meaning "shining."
Behram - Variant spelling of Persian Bahram, meaning "smiter of resistance" or "victorious."
Bryan - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Beverley -  English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a place in Humberside composed of the Old English elements beofor "beaver" and lēac "stream," hence "beaver stream." The feminine form of the name is spelled without the second "e"--Beverly.
Bertók - Hungarian form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven."
Bryana - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bryony - English name derived from the flower name, a tendril-climbing, perennial herb plant. Some species are used medicinally. The name derives from Latin bryonia, from Greek bryo, meaning "to grow, sprout, swell."
Baukis - Greek name of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Philemon. They were the only couple in Tyana who were hospitable to the disguised gods Zeus and Hermes. 
Brock - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English brocc meaning "badger."
Braden - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Bradain, meaning "descendant of Bradán," hence "salmon."
Brett - English unisex name meaning, "aBreton."
Bertie - English pet form of German Bertha, meaning "bright." Compare with masculine Bertie.
Bukuroshe - Albanian name meaning "beauty." 
Belinu - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Balthild - Variant spelling of Old High German Baldhild, meaning "bold battle." 
Bipin - Bengali form of Hindi Vipin, meaning "forest."
Bríd - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Bennet - Variant spelling of English Bennett, meaning "blessed."
Boyka - Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Ballard - From an Old English derogatory name for a bald-headed person; it became a surname, then transferred to forename; derived from Middle English balled, meaning "rounded like a ball," hence "bald-headed."
Berry - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "berry." Compare with masculine Berry.
Barbary - Medieval English form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
Bobby - Pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Bamidele - African Yoruba name meaning "follow me home."
Braonán - Gaelic name composed of the elements braon "drop, moisture," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little drop."
Berkant - Turkish name meaning "solid oath."
Bellatrix - From the Latin name of a star in the constellation Orion, meaning "female warrior."
Basmat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmat, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
Bikendi - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Berengari - Short form of Latin Berengaria, meaning "bear-spear."
Balduíno - Portuguese form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Beornheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorn "bear" and heard "brave, hardy," hence "bold as a bear."
Bee - Pet form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Battista - Italian name derived from the Greek word bapto, "to dip," hence "baptist."
Brooklyn - English compound name composed of Brook "brook, stream" and Lyn "lake."
Bothild - Swedish form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Bosmath - Hebrew name meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Esau, and a daughter of Solomon.
Bath-shuwa - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of wealth." In the bible, this is another name Bath-Sheba is known by.
Bermudo - Spanish form of Visigothic Vermundo, meaning "protector of man." 
Bevan - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan, meaning "son of Evan."
Brigham - English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name composed of the Old English elements brycg "bridge" and ham "homestead," hence "homestead by the bridge."
Beñat - Basque form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Booker - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, originally denoting both a "book-binder" and a "scribe."
Boitumelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "joy."
Bob - Short form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Brigindos - Gaulish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid ("force, strength"), meaning "exalted one."
Babieca - Spanish name meaning "a simpleton; stupid." This wasthe name of the white Andalusian steed belonging to El Cid. According to legend, Babieca was frail and wild and when El Cid chose her, his godfather exclaimed"Babieca!" and so this became his name. But Babieca was notstupid; he became a great and famous warhorse and El Cid loved him so much herequested that he be buried with him in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardena. Unfortunately, his wish was not granted; instead Babieca was buried before the gate of the monastery and two elms were planted to mark the site.
Baldr - Old Norse name derived from the word baldr, meaning "lord, prince." In mythology, this is the name of the second son of Odin and Frigg. He was a god of beauty, joy, purity and peace. His death was seen as the triggering event which brought about the destruction of all the gods at Ragnarok. He was ceremonially cremated upon his ship, Hringhorni, largest of all ships ever built.
Béatrice - French form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bassem - Variant spelling of Arabic Bassam, meaning "smiling."
Burim - Albanian name meaning "fountain; the source."
Beatrix - English form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Breanne - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brittania - Variant spelling of Latin Britannia, meaning "Britain."
Bree - English form of Irish Brígh, meaning "force, strength."
Balarama - Hindi myth name of the elder brother of Sri Krishna, composed of the Sanskrit elements bala "strength" and rama "pleasing," hence "strongly pleasing."
Brenno - Gaulish form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Besiana - Variant spelling of Albanian Besijana, meaning "oath."
Bilhan - Hebrew name meaning "modest." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.
Bich - Vietnamese name meaning "jade." 
Brynja - Old Norse name derived from the word brynja, meaning "armor, coat of mail."
Bidane - Basque name meaning "way."
Bapoto - African Zezuru name meaning "born amidst noise/quarreling."
Beltzane - Basque name meaning "brunette."
Bulus - Arabic form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Brandt - English surname transferred to forename use, from Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "blade, sword."
Basileus - Variant form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
Bartholomaios - Greek form of Aramaic bar-Talmai, meaning "son of Talmai." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles.
Bréanainn - Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "prince."
Bart - Short form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
Breann - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Briony - Variant spelling of English Bryony, meaning "to grow, sprout, swell."
Beniamin - Romanian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bernádett - Feminine form of Hungarian Bernát, meaning "bold as a bear."
Boian - Slavic name derived from the word boi, meaning "battle," hence "warrior." In use by the Romanians.
Beth-el - Variant spelling of Hebrew Beyth-El, meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
Basit - Arabic name meaning "one who enlarges."
Buddha - Buddhist title given to anyone who has become fully enlightened, has overcome greed, ignorance, hate, etc, and has become liberated from all suffering, meaning "awakened, enlightened." The most famous Buddha was Gautama Buddha.
Bolanile - African Yoruba name meaning"the riches of this house."
Beathag - Feminine form of Scottish Beathan, meaning "life."
Bogumil - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mil "favor," hence "God-favor."
Biaggio - Variant spelling of Italian Biagio, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Benedikte - Norwegian feminine form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Brenden - Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
Bharat - Hindi name meaning "India," from Bharat Mata ("mother India"). In mythology she was the personification of India, and more recently considered a goddess of fertility. She is usually depicted wearing a saree and holding a flag.
Broderick - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown." 
Blodeuedd - Welsh myth name, derived from the word blawd, meaning "flowers." In the Mabinogi, this is the name of a woman made from flowers who was the lover of Goronwy. After she killed her husband and was transformed into an owl, her name was changed to Blodeuwedd. 
Blume - Variant form of Yiddish Bluma, meaning "flower."
Betisa - Basque name meaning "unending."
Beaumains - In Arthurian legend, this is a name given to Gareth by Sir Kay, meaning "beautiful Hands." 
Bethesda - Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "flowing water" or "house of mercy." In the bible, this is the name of a pool near the sheep-gate at Jerusalem, the waters of which had curative powers. 
Biagino - Pet form of Italian Biagio, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bbwaddene - African Ganda name meaning "large dog."
Ben - Short form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed." 
Braeden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Bardawulf - Old German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Bertulf, meaning "bright wolf." 
Bryanne - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Besijana - Albanian name, derived from the city name, meaning "oath."
Brídin - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Bríd, meaning "little exalted one."
Beyla - Variant spelling of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Blessing - Old English name meaning"consecration."
Bohumil - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Behar - Albanian name meaning "summer."
Baraq - Hebrew name meaning "flash of lightning." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abinoam who, incited by the prophetess Deborah, delivered the Israelites from the yoke of Jabin. 
Buppha - Thai name meaning "flower."
Barnabé - French form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Bradburn - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brad "broad" and burna "stream," hence "broad stream."
Bala - Hindi unisex name meaning "young."
Bijou - English name derived from the French word bijou, meaning "jewel."
Bilyana - Bulgarian form of Serbian Biljana, meaning "herb."
Badouagan - Armenian name meaning "honorable."
Bagatyr - Bulgarian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Blythe - Old English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the word blīðe, meaning "cheerful, happy."
Bartel - Pet form of Dutch Bartolomeüs, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bahiga - Variant spelling of Arabic Bahija, meaning "happy."
Borys - Polish form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Benedetto - Italian form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Boleslava - Feminine form of Slavic Boleslav, meaning "large glory." In use by the Russians.
Béla - Hungarian name meaning "white." 
Bobbi - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
Bluebell - American flower name popularin the 19th century, but rarely used today.
Bartholomaus - German form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Balere - Basque form of Roman Latin Valerie, meaning "strong."
Bronwen - Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted." 
Bjorg - Old Norse name derived from the word bjorg, "to help, save," hence "rescuer, saver."
Bonita - Spanish name meaning "pretty."
Brandr - Old Norse name derived from the word brand "blade, sword," a derivative of brinnan meaning "to flash."
Benoni - Anglicized form of Hebrew Ben-Owniy, meaning "son of my sorrow." In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.
Boris - Russian name said to originally derive from Tatar Bogoris, meaning "small." Later, however, it was taken to be a short form of Borislav, the first element coming from the root bor- ("battle"), hence "fighter, warrior." 
Baucis - Latin form of Greek Baukis, of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Philemon. They were the only couple in Tyana who were hospitable to the disguised gods Zeus and Hermes. 
Berjouhi - Armenian name meaning "elegant lady."
Bronwyn - Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted."
Brielle - English short form of French Gabrielle, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Branislava - Feminine form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
Berengária - Feminine form of Spanish Berenguer, meaning "bear-spear."
Bittor - Basque form of Latin Victor, meaning "conqueror."
Baladeva - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements bala "strength" and deva "god," hence "strong god." In Hindu mythology, this is another name for Balarama, the elder brother of Sri Krishna.
Bhaltair - Scottish Gaelic form of Old High German Walthere, meaning "ruler of the army." 
Basma - Arabic name meaning "smile."
Beorhthere - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and here "army," hence "bright army."
Bryn - Welsh unisex name meaning "hill."
Bailee - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Bujune - African Nyoro name meaning "sorrow." This name is sometimes given to a child born during time of sorrow.
Boštjan - Short form of Slovene Sebastjan, meaning "from Sebaste."
Bjarni - Icelandic form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Burk - From the Germanic word burg, meaning "castle, fort, protection." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element.
Boutros - Variant spelling of Arabic Butrus, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
Bared - Armenian name meaning "marshal."
Bergdis - Old Norse name composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and dís"goddess, woman," hence "rescue-goddess." 
Bébhionn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Baiardo - Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color."  
Bessy - Variant spelling of English Bessie, a pet form of Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Besim - Albanian name meaning "faith."
Baber - Variant spelling of Mughul Babur, meaning "lion" or "tiger."
Busiris - Egyptian name of a king who killed visitors to his city, meaning "temple of Osiris."
Berengár - Portuguese form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Barbra - English contracted form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Baptiste - French equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Burke - Variant spelling of German Burk, meaning "castle, fort, protection."
Beylke - Pet form of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Batista - Portuguese form of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Brianne - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bihotz - Basque name meaning "heart."
Bernát - Hungarian form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Buz - Anglicized form of Hebrew Buwz, meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
Bruin - Dutch form of German Bruno, meaning "brown."
Basil -  English form of French Basile, meaning "king." Also sometimes given as an herb name.
Basir - Arabic name meaning "wise."
Barna - Short form of Hungarian Barnabás, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Bet - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bashemath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." 
Bethan - Welsh form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bruatar - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadar, meaning "dream."
Breana - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bohlale - African Sotho name meaning "wisdom."
Bertalan - Hungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bilal - Arabic name meaning "moistening." 
Billie - Feminine form of English Billy, meaning "will-helmet."
Becci - Pet form of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
Baghadur - Variant spelling of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Blossom - 19th century pet name derived from Old English blōstm, meaning "flowers on a fruit-tree (or ornamental tree)."
Bettina -   Elaborated form of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."
Bóthildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements bót "bettering, compensation, remedy," and hildr "battle," hence "battle of revenge."
Biagio - Italian form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Béibhinn - Irish name meaning "fair lady."
Bogatyr - Russian form of Turkish Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Becky - Pet form of English Rebecka, meaning "ensnarer."
Bartle - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bairtliméad, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bliss - Old English unisex name derived from the word bliss, meaning"joy; happiness." 
Berna - Turkish name meaning "young."
Babesne - Basque name meaning "protection."
Briefbras - French form of Welsh freichfras ("strong-armed"), but meaning "short arm." In Arthurian legend, this is a nickname for Sir Caradoc.
Babatunde - African Yoruba name meaning "father has returned."
Brunilda - Italian and Spanish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Bartlet - Diminutive form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bence - Hungarian form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Buikhu - Egyptian name meaning "the best."
Belenda - Variant spelling of Danish Belinde, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Bakkhos -  Variant spelling of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous."
Benyamin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand." 
Bernadette - Contracted form of French Bernardette, meaning "bold as a bear."
Betlinde - Old High German name composed of the elements beraht "bright, shining" and lint "serpent" or linta "linden tree," hence "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Benedek - Hungarian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Barka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bielobog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Beyth-el - Hebrew name meaning "house of God." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient city of the Canaanites, later of the Benjamites. 
Baibin - Pet form of Irish Báirbre, meaning"foreign; strange."
Basira - Feminine form of Arabic Basir, meaning "wise."
Beneoit - Old French surname derived from Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bill - Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Bakar - Basque name meaning "alone."
Behnam - Persian name meaning "reputable."
Belbog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Bina - Hebrew name meaning "intelligence, wisdom." 
Brooks - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "of the brook."
Brittany - In the 4th century Romano-British tribes from across the English Channel began to settle in a northwestern region of France. Their numbers increased as raiding and settling by Anglo-Saxon invaders in Britain increased. The French named the region where the Briton immigrants settled Bretagne (Brittany in English), meaning "little Britain."
Bennie - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."
Beti - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock; stone." 
Bamber - German byname meaning "short and fat." 
Buddy - English name derived from the vocabulary, which may be an altered form of "brother" or, more likely, a variant spelling of British butty, meaning "companion." 
Besnik - Albanian name meaning "faithful; loyal." In use by the Romani.
Ber - Yiddish name derived from German baer, meaning "bear." It is often paired with Dov--for example, Ber Dov, Dovber--which also means "bear" in Hebrew and has been borne by many rabbis and Zionists.
Bonaventure - Variant spelling of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
Bibiana - Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Viviana, meaning "alive." 
Bartomeu - Catalan form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Brendan -  Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
Barrie - Variant spelling of English Barry, meaning "fair-headed."
Baylee - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Bridie - Pet form of Irish Bride, meaning "exalted one."
Baldric - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and ric "power, rule," hence "bold ruler."
Bosede - African Tiv name meaning "born on Sunday."
Blaze - Variant spelling of English Blaize, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Bohumila - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumila, meaning "God-favor."
Bsag - Armenian name meaning "crown."
Bobbie - Pet form of English Roberta, meaning "bright fame."
Bennett - Medieval form of English Benedict, meaning "blessed." 
Barabbas - Greek form of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning "son of the father." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ.
Bao-zhai - Chinese name meaning "precious hairpin."
Bertina - Short form of Italian Albertina, meaning "bright nobility." 
Benjy - Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bujare - Feminine form of Albanian Bujar, meaning "generous."
Bartholomew - English form of French Provençal Bartholomieu, meaning "son of Talmai." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles.
Bacchus - Latin form of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous." In Roman mythology, this is a name applied to Dionysos (Roman Liber), a god of revelry and the intoxicating power of wine. 
Braheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Brahim, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Bogomir - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mir "peace," hence "God-peace."
Brónach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word br�n meaning "sorrow."
Boudewijn - Dutch form of Old High German Baldwin, meaning "brave friend."
Burgundy - English name derived from the wine name, from the name of a place in France which got its name from Latin Burgundiones, literally meaning "highlanders." May also sometimes be given as a color name.
Borghildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements bjorg "help, salvation" and hildr "battle, fight," hence "helpful battle maid." In mythology, this is the name of the goddess of the evening mist who slays the sun every night. 
Bercu - Turkish name meaning "sweet-smelling."
Baile - Yiddish form of Hebrew Bilhah, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Barčinka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Buenaventura - Spanish form of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
Bagatur - Georgian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Ba - Vietnamese name meaning "three; third."
Boulos - Variant spelling of Arabic Bulus, a form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Berj - Armenian name meaning "elegant."
Benjamine - French feminine form of French Benjamin, meaning "blessed."
Bardulf - Contracted form of German Bardawulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Brizio - Short form of Italian Fabrizio, meaning "craftsman."
Benkt - Swedish contracted form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Bane - Hawaiian name meaning "long-awaited child."
Blodeuyn - Welsh name derived from the word blawd, meaning "flower."
Brádach - Gaelic name, possibly from a contracted form of brághadach, meaning "large-chested."
Baldovino - Italian form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Blanca - Spanish form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Benita - Feminine form of Spanish Benito, meaning "blessed."
Baqir - Arabic name meaning "to rip open."
Burbuqe - Albanian name meaning "bud; sprout."
Bron - Short form of Welsh Bronwen, meaning "fair-breasted."
Bahija - Feminine form of Arabic Bahij, meaning "happy."
Breándan - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Bréanainn, meaning "prince."
Babe - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange." Compare with masculine Babe.
Bettye - Variant spelling of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."
Barnard - From the English surname Barnard, which is a variant spelling of Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Brina -  Yiddish name meaning "brown."
Britney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "Little Britain."
Bruns - Variant form of German Bruno, meaning "brown."
Bosmat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
Bahiyya - Arabic name meaning "beautiful."
Borysko - Ukrainian form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Britta - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Badru - Egyptian name meaning "born during the full moon."
Bàrtolo - Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolmeu - Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Berthold - German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and wald "ruler," hence "bright ruler."
Basilius - Latin form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king."
Balendin - Basque form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Beniamino - Italian form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bettino - Pet form of Italian Benedetto, meaning "blessed."
Bergþóra - Feminine form of Old Norse Bergþórr, meaning "rescue-Thor."
Bora -   Albanian name meaning "snow."
Bergþórr - Old Norse composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and Þórr "Thor," hence "rescue-Thor."
Bath-sheba - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of the oath." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Uriah then later King David, and mother of Solomon. Also spelled Bat-Sheva, Bathsheba, and Bathsheva.
Bénédict - French form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Brin - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Baruti - Egyptian name meaning "teacher."
Bénézet - French Provençal form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Birgitta - Modern Scandinavian form of Latin Brigitta, meaning "exalted one."
Bartolomäus - German form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolomeüs -  Dutch form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bohater - Polish form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Blažej - Czech form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Brynne - Feminine form of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Branden - Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill."
Barry - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed." 
Bayardo - Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color." 
Boyan - Bulgarian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Bożydar - Polish form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Baudouin - French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Bernardine - Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bryon - Variant spelling of English Bryan, meaning "high hill."
Bolívar - Spanish name derived from the Basque place name Bolibar, composed of bolu "mill" and ibar "meadow, riverbank," hence "meadow mill" or "riverbank mill."
Bartholomieu - French Provençal form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bohumír -  Czech form of Slavic Bogomir, meaning "God-peace."
Bengolarrea - Basque name meaning "land of the blessed."
Benzecry - Hebrew patronymic name meaning "son of Zechariah."
Besart - Albanian name meaning "golden oath."
Bieito - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed."
Bronislovas - Lithuanian form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." 
Bambie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bambi, meaning "child."
Brice - French form of Scottish Bryce, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Berkeley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements be(o)rc "birch" and leah "clearing, meadow, pasture," hence "birch tree meadow."
Berit - Variant form of Norwegian Bergit, meaning "exalted one." 
Bes - Egyptian myth name of a dwarf god, meaning "brings joy."
Bran -   Irish name meaning "raven." In mythology (from Voyage of Bran), this is the name of a mariner who went on a quest to the Other World.
Birthe - Pet form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Bente - Feminine form of Danish Bendt, meaning "blessed."
Brynhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Beileag - Pet form of Scottish Iseabail, meaning "God is my oath."
Bussaba - Thai name meaning "flower."
Brynhildr - Old Norse legend name from the Nibelungenlied, of a queen of the Valkyries, composed of the elements brynja "armor, coat of mail" and hildr "battle, fight" hence "armored warrior woman."
Blasios -  Greek form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Budde - African Ganda name meaning "night; occasion; time; weather."
Bartolomeo - Italian form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bingen - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Basile - French form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
Basha - Yiddish form of Hebrew Basya, meaning "daughter of God."
Berengarius - Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."
Borislava - Feminine form of Slavic Borislav, meaning "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
Betsalel - Hebrew name meaning "in the shadow." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite. 
Benjamina - Feminine form of English Benjamin, meaning "blessed."
Bradford - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brád "broad" and ford "ford, river crossing" hence "broad river crossing."
Branca - Galician-Portuguese form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Byron - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Old English phrase æt ðæm byrum ("at the byres or cattle-sheds"). The name was usually given to someone whose job it was to look after cattle.
Bartholomeus - Dutch form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Biff - Originally an American English boxing term, this name was later used as a byname for a tough-guy. Finally it transferred to a forename, and it still carries the same original meaning, "a blow with the fist."
Barney - English pet form of Bernard "bold as a bear" and Greek Barnabas "son of exhortation." 
Belun - Variant form of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Bosse - Pet form of Swedish Bo, meaning "householder."
Belus - Contracted form of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Bözsi - Pet form of Hungarian Erzsébet, meaning "God is my oath."
Bettie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Britt - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Bjørg - Norwegian form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver." 
Buwz - Hebrew name meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
Bernice - Latin form of Greek Bernike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa. This is the form used in the Authorized Version. 
Birte - Pet form of Danish Birgitte, meaning "exalted one."
Baldomero - Spanish name composed of the Germanic elements bald "bold, brave" and meri "famous," hence "bold and famous."
Bastian - Short form of English Sebastian, meaning "from Sebaste."
Benson - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Ben."
Bonifaz - German form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Bashkim - Albanian name meaning "alliance; union."
Bogoslav - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and slav "glory," hence "God-glory."
Berhtram - Contracted form of Old High German Berahthraben, meaning "bright raven."
Brion - Variant spelling of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Barnebhuah -  Aramaic name composed of the elements bar "son of" and nebiy "prophet, speaker," hence meaning "son of exhortation." 
Beltza - Basque name meaning "black."
Bas - Short form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
Bialbog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Botilda - Latin form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Barasa - African Luyia name meaning "born on Saturday."
Barnaby - Old English form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Bernarde - Feminine form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bethney - Variant spelling of English Bethany, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
Betony - Name of a plant of the mint family once popular in herbal medicine, occasionally used as a forename. It is also called woundwort and lousewort. It is said to possibly derive from Celtic bew "head" and ton "good," because it is good for complaints of the head. Pliny said that the original name of this plant was Vettonica, from the Vettones, an ancient Iberian tribe. 
Brier - Variant spelling of English unisex Briar, meaning "briar plant."
Baatar - Modern form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Breindel - Yiddish name meaning "brunette."
Bergliot - Danish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Bergljót, meaning "rescue light." 
Beaumont - From the Old French surname, derived from a place name composed of the elements beau "beautiful" and mont "hill, mountain," hence "beautiful mountain."
Boipuso - African Sotho name meaning "freedom; independence."
Barzilai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay, meaning "man of iron."
Berezi - Basque name meaning "special."
Becka - Short form of English Rebecka, meaning "ensnarer."
Benet -   Catalan form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benedykta - Feminine form of Polish Benedykt, meaning "blessed."
Butannaziba - African Ganda name meaning "before the night."
Bathild - Old High German name composed of the elements batu "fight, thrust" and hild "battle," hence "fight-battle." 
Bertred - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Beorhtraed, meaning "bright counsel." 
Bar-talmai - Aramaic name meaning "son of Talmai."
Beauregard - From the Old French surname, derived from a place name composed of the elements beau "beautiful" and regard "aspect, outlook," hence "beautiful aspect" or "beautiful outlook."
Bairtliméad - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Brendanus - Latin form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
Bernardetta - Feminine form of Italian Bernardo, meaning "bold as a bear."
Barnabás - Hungarian form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Bilagaana - Native American Navajo name meaning "white person."
Bellinus - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Bolek - Pet form of Polish Bolesław, meaning "large glory."
Bindy - English pet form of German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Barclay - Scottish form of Old English Berkeley, meaning "birch tree meadow." 
Berbiz - Basque name meaning "resurrection."
Berniece - English variant spelling of Latin Bernice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Blerta - Albanian name derived from the word blertë, meaning "green."
Baldor - Norwegian variant form of Scandinavian Balder, meaning "lord, prince."
Borghild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helpful battle maid." 
Blodwedd - Variant spelling of Welsh Blodeuwedd, meaning "wild feminine (spirit)."
Beatrise - Latvian form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Baldoin - Old French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Brigida - Latin form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Babur - Mughul form of Persian Babar, meaning "lion" or "tiger."  This was the name of the first Mughal emperor of medieval India.
Basilia - Feminine form of Spanish Basilio, meaning "queen." 
Brigid - Short form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Báirbre - Irish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Balius - Latin form of Greek Balios, meaning "dappled, piebald." In mythology, this is the name of one of two immortal horses (the other named Xanthos) who drew the chariot of Achilles during the Trojan war. They were the offspring of the harpy Podarge and the west wind Zephyros.
Basak - Turkish name meaning "wheat."
Beorhtraed - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and ræd "counsel," hence "bright counsel."
Bernetta - Pet form of French Bernadine, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bero - Basque name meaning "hot."
Binah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bina, meaning "intelligence, wisdom." 
Benneit - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Burney - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna "son of Biorna," hence "bear."
Bonfilio - Variant spelling of Italian Buonfiglio, meaning "good son."
Birghir - Old Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Bahram - Persian name meaning "smiter of resistance" or "victorious." This is also a name for the planet Mars. In mythology, this is the name of an angel.
Belobog - Slavic name composed of the elements byelo "white" and bog "god," hence "white god." In mythology, this is the name of a god of light and sun, the counterpart of Crnobog ("black god"), the cursed god of darkness. 
Barunka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bitxi - Basque name meaning "gem."
Binh - Vietnamese name meaning "peace."
Blerim - Albanian name meaning "verdure; greenery."
Boudica - This is the name of a queen of the Brythonic Celtic Iceni people who led an army against Roman invaders, meaning "victory."
Brangwen - Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
Brigit - Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Berdine - Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear." 
Breixo - Galician-Portuguese form of Roman Latin Verissimus, meaning "very true."
Bastiaan - Short form of Dutch Sebastiaan, meaning "from Sebaste."
Barret - English byname for a quarrelsome person. It became a surname, then transferred to a forename, derived from Middle English barat, a derivative of barater, meaning "to haggle," hence "haggler."
Belinus - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Bojana - Feminine form of Serbian/Slovene Bojan, meaning "warrior."
Belén - Spanish name for Bethlehem also used as a personal name, meaning "house of bread."
Bekki - Variant spelling of English Becky, meaning "ensnarer."
Bo-hai - Chinese name meaning "sea gulf" or "waves of the gulf."
Branwenn - Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
Bathilda - Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
Benigno - Italian form of Latin Benignus, meaning "kind."
Boiany - Ukrainian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Brady - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh, meaning "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
Batilda - Swedish form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
Belinos - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Bronislava - Feminine form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." In use by the Russians.
Birgit - Short form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Breda - Variant spelling of English Breeda, meaning "exalted one."
Brennus - Old Celtic name and title, meaning "king." 
Börje - Swedish form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver." 
Brannon - Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill." 
Bertolf - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Berhtulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Bathylle - French form of Old High German Balthild, meaning "bold battle."
Blanka - Czech and Polish form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Bekim - Albanian name meaning "blessing."
Berenguer - Spanish form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Berenger - Old French form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Bertilda - Old German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and hild "battle," hence "bright battle maid."
Buffy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Branko - Pet form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector."
Bar - Element found in a great manyAramaic names, meaning "son of."
Benvenuto - Medieval Italian name composed of the elements bene "well" and venuto "arrived," hence "well-arrived," i.e. "welcome."
Barrett - Variant spelling of English Barret, meaning "haggler."
Bomani - Egyptian name meaning "warrior."
Bartal - Hungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bengt - Modern form of Swedish Benkt, meaning "blessed." 
Balder - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Odin and Frigg.
Baxter - Old English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word b�cestre, "female baker," the feminine form of b�cere, "(male) baker."
Berura - Hebrew name meaning"clean, pure."
Bertrando - Italian form of Latin Bertramus, meaning "bright raven." 
Brita - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Bertulf - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Berhtulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Boudicca - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Belgin - Turkish name meaning "clear."
Bartos - Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bairre - Old form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed."
Bonifacy - Polish form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Bláthnat - Irish Gaelic name meaning "little flower." In mythology, this is the name of a maiden who loved Cúchulainn, the hero of Ulster. 
Briscoe - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places, most of which were composed of the Old Norse elements birki "birch" and sk�gr "wood," hence "birch wood."
Baako - African Akan unisex name meaning "born first."
Barb - English short form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bazyli - Polish form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
Barak - Greek form of Hebrew Baraq, meaning "flash of lightning." In the bible, this is the name of a commander of the Israelites. 
Batyah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."
Bayard - Old French name derived from the word baie, meaning "reddish brown" or "bright bay color." In medieval romances, this was the name of a magic horse from the legends of the chansons de geste ("Songs of Heroic Deeds") which was given to Renaud by Charlemagne. It belonged to the four sons of Aymon, and had the ability to grow larger or smaller as one or more riders mounted it. According to tradition, one of its foot-prints may still be seen in the forest of Soignes, and another on a rock near Dinant.
Braith - Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 
Bathilde - Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight- battle." 
Bojan - Serbian and Slovene form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Batur - Turkish form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
Baruna - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Benedito - Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Barkarne - Variant spelling of Basque Barkarna, meaning "lonely."
Bożena - Feminine form of Polish Bożydar, meaning "divine gift."
Borislav - Slavic name composed of the elements bor- "battle" and slav "glory," hence "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
Benedictus - Late Latin name derived from the word benedicte, meaning "blessed."
Brangwy - Variant spelling of Welsh Brangwen, meaning "fair raven."
Borya - Pet form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Bahá - Arabic name meaning "glory, splendor."
Balfour - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Gaelic elements bail "farm, house, village," and p�ir "grass, pasture," hence "farm pasture; grazing land."
Basilio - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
Barbe - French form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bearnas - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bernhard - Old High German name composed of the elements bero "bear" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "bold as a bear."
Bahati -  African Swahili word and namemeaning "luck; good fortune."
Barzig - Armenian name meaning "plain."
Baz - Pet form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
Beringar - Old German name composed of the elements berin "bear" and ger "spear," hence "bear-spear."
Barra - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bara, meaning "to choose." Compare with masculine Barra.
Beverly -  English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a place in Humberside composed of the Old English elements beofor "beaver" and lēac "stream," hence "beaver stream." The masculine form of the name is spelled with an extra "e"--Beverley.
Benedicta - Feminine form of Latin Benedictus,meaning "blessed." 
Brynhild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Bertrade - Variant form of Middle English Bertred, meaning "bright counsel." 
Brigantia -  Name of the tutelarygoddess of the Brigantes (British Celts) from which the mythic Irish Bríghid, daughter of Dagda, is probably an offshoot.
Bathsheva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Brickel - South German byname related to the word bröckel, a diminutive of brocken "chunk," hence "little chunk," denoting a short stocky person.
Basemath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." 
Bo - Chinese unisex name meaning "sea" or "waves."
Branwen - Welsh Arthurian legend name of the daughter of Llŷr in the Mabinogion, composed of the elements bran "raven" and gwen "fair, white," hence "fair raven." 
Britton - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "from Britain."
Bigvay - Hebrew name meaning "gardener, husbandman" or "in my bodies." In the bible, this is the name of a man who was a leader amongst the Babylonian exile returnees.
Briallen - Welsh name meaning "primrose."
Bergr - Variant form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Boyana - Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyan, meaning "warrior."
Bartolomé - Spanish form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Benjamim - Portuguese form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bayla - Variant spelling of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Bodil - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bóthildr, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Bar-timay - Aramaic name, possibly meaning "son of defilement" or "son of a whore."
Barbora - Czech form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Beitris - Scottish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bernt - Variant spelling of Low German Bernd, meaning "bold as a bear."
Britannia - Latin name for the personification of the British Empire, meaning "Britain."
Balázs - Hungarian form of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Blejan - Cornish name meaning "flower."
Bariesous - Variant spelling of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus."
Bertoldo - Italian form of German Berthold, meaning "bright ruler."
Berend - Low German form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Beatriu - Catalan form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bogdana - Feminine form of Slavic Bogdan, meaning "gift from God." 
Boyko - Bulgarian name derived from the word bojko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Branda - Feminine form of Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "sword."
Brynmor - Welsh name meaning "great hill."
Brent - English surname transferred to forename use having several possible origins:  From an Old English byname for a criminal who had been "branded." For example, the surname Brendcheke "burned cheek" came from such a byname. 
Bevis -  English surname transferred to forename use, probably from the Old French place name Beauvais, in Oise, France which got its name from the Belgic tribe of the Bellovaci (Belovasci) that some say is the name of the Fir Bolg (the ancient Irish "shining ones") of Celtic mythology.
Bros - Hebrew name meaning "cypress tree."
Batsheba - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Baptist - English form of French Baptiste, meaning "baptist."
Bharata - Hindi name meaning "to be maintained." In mythology, this is the name of the second brother of Lord Rama.
Berndt - Variant spelling of Low German Bernd, meaning "bold as a bear."
Babette - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bastet - Variant spelling of Egyptian Bast, meaning "female of the ointment jar. 
Bakchos - Greek name derived from the word iacho, meaning "to shout," i.e. "noisy, riotous." In mythology, this is a name applied to Dionysos, a god of revelry and the intoxicating power of wine. 
Brictius - Variant spelling of Latin Bricius, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled."
Bendt - Danish short form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed." 
Batul - Arabic name meaning "virgin."
Bénédicte - Feminine form of French Bénédict, meaning "blessed." 
Bernardette - Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
Birgitte - Danish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Bhekizitha - African Zulu name meaning "he watches out for enemies."
Bernhardt - Variant spelling of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Betrys - Welsh form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bertramus - Latin form of German Bertram, meaning "bright raven."
Badr - Arabic unisex name meaning "full moon."
Botros - Variant spelling of Arabic Boutros, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
Babajide - African Yoruba name meaning "father has come to life again."
Bahij - Arabic name meaning "happy."
Bjartur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Bjartr, meaning "bright."
Beneš - Czech form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Barbro - Scandinavian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bernardo -  Italian and Spanish form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bithyah - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
Buck - From the American English pet name for a "high-spirited young man," from the vocabulary word buck, meaning  "male deer or goat."
Badriyah - Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning " full moon."
Bongani - African Zulu name meaning "grateful."
Brigitte - French and German form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Barbie - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bentley - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements beonet, "bent grass" and lēah "clearing, meadow" hence "bent grass meadow."
Betuel - Variant spelling of English Bethuel, meaning "God destroys" or "man of God."
Brande - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Braiden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Brijesh - Hindi name meaning "king of Braj." In mythology, this is another name for Krishna. 
Berlin - From the German city name of uncertain etymology, possibly related to the Old Polabian stem berl-, meaning "swamp."
Babirye - African Luganda name meaning "first-born of twins."
Bolade - African Yoruba name meaning "thecoming of honor."
Baghatur - From an old Mongolian term for a "hero" or "warrior." 
Bonny - Variant spelling of English Bonnie, meaning both "good" and "pretty."
Bar-sabba - Aramaic name, probably meaning "son of the Sabbath." 
Binyamiyn - Older spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Behruz - Persian name meaning "fortunate; good day."
Brandie - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Bálint - Hungarian form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Bonfilia - Feminine form of Italian Bonfilio, meaning"good daughter."
Betelgeuse - This is the name of the second brightest star in the constellation Orion, and one of the largest stars known; if it were put in place of our own sun, its outer surface would reach Mars. The name is a corruption of Arabic yad al-jawzā, meaning "hand of the central one." Jawza, "the central one," originally referred to the constellation Gemini, "house of the twins," but for some reason the Arabs transferred it to Orion. 
Beckah - Short form of English Rebeckah, meaning "ensnarer."
Belenos - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Beate - German name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Butrus - Arabic form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Bo-qin - Chinese name composed of the elements bo "sea" or "wave" and Qin "descendant of the Qin dynasty." 
Beltrán - Spanish form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
Bras - Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Baruška - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bihar - Basque name meaning "tomorrow."
Bernardus - Latin form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bakr - Arabic name meaning "young camel."
Bar-jesus - Anglicized form of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
Bailie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Boiko - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." In use by the Romani.
Bardhyl - Albanian name meaning "white star."
Breeda - Anglicized form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
Bion - Greek name derived from the word bios meaning "life."
Bujar - Albanian name meaning "generous."
Baldewin - Variant spelling of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Bittore - Feminine form of Basque Bittor, meaning "conqueror."
Bartolomeu - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Brittny - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Benayahu - Variant form of Hebrew Benayah, meaning "God has built." This form of the name also appears in the Old Testament bible.
Beathan - Scottish name derived from Gaelic beatha, meaning "life."
Bento - Pet form of Portuguese Benjamim, meaning "blessed."
Bartholomaeus - Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Beppe - Pet form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Björghildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helping battle maid." 
Bengta - Feminine form of Swedish Bengt, meaning "blessed." 
Berta - Czech and Polish form of German Bertha, meaning "bright."
Bosma - Hebrew name meaning "perfumed."
Barsegh - Armenian form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bogomil - Bulgarian form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Benedikt -   German form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bunny - English pet form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bath-shua - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Shuwa, meaning "daughter of wealth." 
Brygida - Polish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Bar-abba - Aramaic name meaning "son of the father."
Barkarna - Basque name meaning "lonely."
Brigita - Latvian and Slovene form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Berthe - French form of German Bertha, meaning "bright."
Bartolommeo - Variant spelling of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bethanie - English form of Greek Bethania, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
Berker - Turkish name meaning "solid man."
Bile - Irish name derived from the word bile, meaning "sacred tree." In mythology, this is the name of a god of healing and light.
Budur - Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning "full moon."
Banu - Persian name meaning "lady."
Bunko - Japanese name meaning "literary child."
Byrghir - Old Swedish form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Bríghid - Irish name derived from Gaelic brígh, meaning "force, strength." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a goddess, the daughter of Dagda, one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. She is also known by the Gaulish name Brigindos, meaning "exalted one."
Blaanid - Manx form of Irish Gaelic Bláithín, meaning "little flower."
Bardolph - Anglo-Norman form of Old German Bardulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Brígh - Short form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "force, strength."
Bat-el - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."
Bonduca - English variant form of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Bride - Modern form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
Brose - Short form of English Ambrose, meaning "immortal."
Basmath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Esau, and a daughter of Solomon.
Bashe - Variant spelling of Yiddish Basha, meaning "daughter of God."
Benoîte - Feminine form of French Benoît, meaning "blessed."
Batildis - Variant spelling of Latin Bathildis, meaning "fight-battle."
Bakarne - Feminine form of Basque Bakar, meaning "alone."
Blagoja - Macedonian name meaning "gentle."
Bruna - Feminine form of German Bruno, meaning "brown." 
Batilde - French form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
Byelobog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Bartosz - Pet form of Polish Bartłomiej, meaning "son of Talmai."
Boleslav - Slavic name composed of the elements bole "large" and slav "glory," hence "large glory." In use by the Russians.
Bonifácio - Portuguese form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Bonifác - Czech form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Beorhtwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and wulf "wolf," hence "bright wolf."
Bátor - Hungarian form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
Berk - Turkish name meaning "solid, strong." 
Beavis - Variant spelling of English Bevis, possibly meaning "shining one."
Bariesou - Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Yesu, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
Barea - Basque name meaning "clam."
Bassam - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
Benignus - Late Latin name meaning "kind."
Brittani - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Bjarne - Modern Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bearach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word biorach, meaning "sharp."
Branislav - Serbian form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
Bozhidar - Bulgarian form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Ben-oni - Anglicized form of Hebrew Ben-Owniy, meaning "son of my sorrow." In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.
Bernie - Pet form of English Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bennu - Egyptian name meaning "eagle."
Benton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a place in Northumbria composed of the Old English elements beonet "bent grass" and tūn "enclosure; settlement," hence "bent grass settlement."
Bidziil - Native American Navajo name meaning "he is strong."
Bourkan - Arabic namemeaning "volcano."
Beryl -  English gem name meaning "beryl," from Greek beryllos, a word applied to all green gemstones. 
Breno - Portuguese form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Bernike - Contracted form of Macedonian Greek Berenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
Bradán - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "salmon."
Bisera - Bulgarian name derived from Slavic biser, meaning "pearl."
Bluma - Yiddish name meaning "flower." Also spelled Blume.
Bette - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Baraka - Egyptian name meaning "blessing; gift."
Brychan - Welsh myth name of the father of Eleri, derived from the word brych, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Bartolomaeus - Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Benedikta - Swedish feminine form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Bertram - Modern German form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
Banafrit - Egyptian name meaning "beautiful soul."
Buru - African Shona name meaning "bull."
Bogoris - Tatar nickname meaning "small."
Barthold - Variant spelling of German Berthold, meaning "bright ruler."
Baraz - Persian name meaning "exalted."
Barabba - Variant spelling of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning "son of the father."
Bakene - Basque name meaning "peace."
Bixenta - Feminine form of Basque Bixintxo, meaning "conquering."
Bricius - Latin form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Bylun - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Briac - Breton form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Berwyn - Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements bàrr "head, top," and (g)wyn "fair, white," hence "fair-headed."
Bixintxo - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Bébhinn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Bébinn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Bergljót - Old Norse name composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and ljótr "bright, light," hence "rescue light." 
Blasius - Roman name derived from Latin blaesus, "lisping," hence "talks with a lisp."
Brennius - Latin form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Brant - Variant spelling of English Brandt, meaning "blade, sword."
Bearnard - Gaelic form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bariş - Turkish name meaning "peace."
Baruwk - Hebrew name meaning "blessed." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.
Briartach - Said to be a corrupted form of Irish Gaelic Muircheartach, meaning "skilled seaman." 
Bernd - Contracted form of Low German Berend, meaning "bold as a bear."
Benedykt - Polish form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bankole - Egyptian name meaning "help me to build the house."
Buduica - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Bulut - Turkish name meaning "cloud."
Benoît - Old French form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bartolomĕj - Czech form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Berenice - Latin form of Macedonian Greek Berenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
Bronisława - Feminine form of Polish Bronisław, meaning "glorious protector."
Bogumił - Polish form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Berengaria - Feminine form of Latin Beringarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Bogusław - Polish form of Slavic Bogoslav, meaning "God-glory."
Boipelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "proud."
Boitumelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "joy."
Bolesław - Polish form of Slavic Boleslav, meaning "large glory."
Bolivar - Castilian form of Spanish Bolívar, meaning "meadow mill" or "riverbank mill."
Bonifacio - Italian form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Béďa - Pet form of Czech Bedřich, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Bedřich - Czech form of German Friedrich, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Bedřišek - Pet form of Czech Bedřich, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Bora - Turkish name meaning "hurricane."
Bela - Hebrew name meaning "destruction." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Edom.
Božidar - Czech form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Brady - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
Benedict - English form of French Bénédict, meaning "blessed." 
Brahim - Arabic form of Hebrew Abraham,meaning "father of a multitude." 
Braidy - Variant spelling of English unisex Brady, possibly meaning "large-chested." 
Braith - Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 
Brandi - Pet form of Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "blade, sword."
Benj�min - Hungarian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."
Baako - African Akan unisex name meaning "born first."
Baal zebul - Variant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul, possibly meaning "lord or possessor of the high place."
Brenin llwyd - Welsh myth name of a being believed to inhabit the mountains of Snowdonia, composed of the names Brenin "king" and Llwyd "gray-haired," hence "grey-haired king."
Báb - Arabic name meaning "gate." 
Bab -   Armenian name meaning "grandfather."
Babe - This was once a popular American English pet name for athletes, especially in the early 1900s, before and after Babe Ruth. Compare with feminine Babe.
Brett - English unisex name meaning, "aBreton."
Babieca - Spanish name meaning "a simpleton; stupid." This wasthe name of the white Andalusian steed belonging to El Cid. According to legend, Babieca was frail and wild and when El Cid chose her, his godfather exclaimed"Babieca!" and so this became his name. But Babieca was notstupid; he became a great and famous warhorse and El Cid loved him so much herequested that he be buried with him in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardena. Unfortunately, his wish was not granted; instead Babieca was buried before the gate of the monastery and two elms were planted to mark the site.
Briar - English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
Badr - Arabic unisex name meaning "full moon."
Brin - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bahadur (persian - بهادر): Hindi and Persian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Berengar - Italian form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Bai - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
Bailey - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "bailiff." 
Bara - Hebrew name meaning "to choose."
Bailie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Brógán - Old Gaelic name composed of the word br�g "shoe," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little shoe."
Baily - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Brogan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."
Bronisław - Polish form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." 
Barbára - Icelandic form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Barbara - Greek name derived from the feminine form of the word barbaros, once used to refer to the unintelligible chatter of foreigners which sounded like "bar-bar" to the Greeks, hence "foreign; strange." 
Brook -  English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Old English broc, meaning "brook, stream."
Brooke - Variant spelling of English unisex Brook, meaning "brook, stream."
Bala - Hindi unisex name meaning "young."
Bernat - Catalan form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bogumiła - Feminine form of Polish Bogumił, meaning "God-favor."
Bernat -  Basque form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bogusława - Feminine form of Polish Bogusław, meaning "God-glory."
Berry -  Variant spelling of English Barry, meaning "fair-headed." Compare with feminine Berry.
Bryn - Welsh unisex name meaning "hill."
Balduino - Spanish form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Bertie - Pet form of English Bert, meaning "bright." Compare with feminine Bertie.
Brynn - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bolesława - Feminine form of Polish Bolesław, meaning "large glory."
Basma - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosma, meaning perfumed."
Bambi - English unisex name, derived from the Italian word bambino, meaning "child." 
Borbála - Hungarian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bambie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bambi, meaning "child."
Božena - Feminine form of Czech Božidar, meaning "divine gift."
Beata - Polish name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Barnabas - Greek form of Aramaic Barnebhuah, meaning "son of exhortation." In the bible, this is a surname given to Joses by the apostles. He was a native of Cyprus who was a Christian teacher and disciple of Paul.
Beatrice -  Italian form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Barra - Short form of Gaelic Fionnbarra, meaning "fair-headed." Compare with feminine Barra.
Björn - Swedish form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bartłomiej - Polish form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Blair - Scottish unisex name derived from any of a number of places in Scotland called Blair, derived from the Gaelic word blàr, meaning "field, plain," most often referring to a "battlefield." 
Brina - Slovene name meaning "protector."
Błažej - Polish form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bliss - Old English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word bliss, meaning "joy; happiness." 
Blythe - Old English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the word blīðe, meaning "cheerful, happy."
Bo (chinese - 波): Chinese unisex name meaning "sea" or "waves."
Bobbi - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 

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