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Names starting with B

Bianka - Hungarian form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Bahiyya - Arabic name meaning "beautiful."
Bailey - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "bailiff." 
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..."
Barry - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed." 
Bysshe - English surname transferred to forename use, from a variant spelling of the surname Bush, meaning "bush."
Bilagaana - Native American Navajo name meaning "white person."
Basit - Arabic name meaning "one who enlarges."
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."
Bartolomeu - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Breana - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Boitumelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "joy."
Bärbel - German form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Benipé - Egyptian name meaning "iron."
Bob - Short form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Beatie - Pet form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)." 
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.
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.
Bernardine - Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
Breanna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
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.
Bea - Short form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)." 
Barbie - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bruns - Variant form of German Bruno, meaning "brown."
Boyd - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "yellow," as in yellow-haired.
Brutus - Roman Latin name meaning "heavy" or "the dullard." In use by the English.
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." 
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."
Bonny - Variant spelling of English Bonnie, meaning both "good" and "pretty."
Brant - Variant spelling of English Brandt, meaning "blade, sword."
Blasios -  Greek form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Baldwin - English form of French Baldoin, meaning "brave friend."
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.
Bazak - Hebrew name meaning "flash of light."
Beyla - Variant spelling of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Birgit - Short form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Bella - Latin name derived from the word bella, meaning "beautiful." It is the feminine form of masculine bello, meaning "handsome." 
Banafrit - Egyptian name meaning "beautiful soul."
Beorhtwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and wulf "wolf," hence "bright wolf."
Boika - Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boiko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Bunny - English pet form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Boniface - Short form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." In use by the French and occasionally the English.
Baldev - Contracted form of Hindi Baladeva, meaning "strong God."
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."
Brin - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Blaise - French form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Bertulf - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Berhtulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Brady - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh, meaning "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
Barabal - Scottish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bridget - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Barb - English short form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Brooks - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "of the brook."
Brina -  Yiddish name meaning "brown."
Bevan - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan, meaning "son of Evan."
Betsy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Benet -   Catalan form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Baydzar - Armenian name meaning "clear; bright."
Beelzebul - Variant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul, meaning "lord of dung."
Beathan - Scottish name derived from Gaelic beatha, meaning "life."
Bożena - Feminine form of Polish Bożydar, meaning "divine gift."
Braiden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Bo-jing - Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and jing "capital (city)."
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."
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."
Bas - Short form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
Beáta - Hungarian name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Bairre - Old form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed."
Bára - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Babesne - Basque name meaning "protection."
Bardhyl - Albanian name meaning "white star."
Borysko - Ukrainian form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Bora -   Albanian name meaning "snow."
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. 
Barakat - Arabic name meaning "blessings; gifts."
Bénédicte - Feminine form of French Bénédict, meaning "blessed." 
Bryn - Welsh unisex name meaning "hill."
Brunhilde - Danish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Besim - Albanian name meaning "faith."
Baptist - English form of French Baptiste, meaning "baptist."
Bryan - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Britton - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "from Britain."
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.
Berengarius - Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."
Bevin - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady." 
Bathilda - Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
Bunty - English name, probably derived from an old nursery rhyme about "babybunting."
Barrie - Variant spelling of English Barry, meaning "fair-headed."
Bénédict - French form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bsag - Armenian name meaning "crown."
Bessy - Variant spelling of English Bessie, a pet form of Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
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."
Briar - English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
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.
Bruadair - Irish Gaelic name meaning "dream."
Bill - Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Bronwyn - Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted."
Baruti - Egyptian name meaning "teacher."
Bud - Short form of English Buddy, meaning "companion."
Brook -  English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Old English broc, meaning "brook, stream."
Bao-zhai - Chinese name meaning "precious hairpin."
Buziba - African Ganda name meaning "deep water; open water."
Bithiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
Beavis - Variant spelling of English Bevis, possibly meaning "shining one."
Bettina -   Elaborated form of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."
Bianca - Italian 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.
Byrne - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin "descendant of Bran," hence "raven."
Byrghir - Old Swedish form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Bylun - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Byelobog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Buz - Anglicized form of Hebrew Buwz, meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
Buwz - Hebrew name meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
Butrus - Arabic form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Butannaziba - African Ganda name meaning "before the night."
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."
Bussaba - Thai name meaning "flower."
Busiris - Egyptian name of a king who killed visitors to his city, meaning "temple of Osiris."
Buru - African Shona name meaning "bull."
Burton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements burh "fortress, protection" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "fortified settlement."
Burt - Short form of English Burton, meaning "fortified settlement."
Burney - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna "son of Biorna," hence "bear."
Burkhard - German name composed of the elements burg "castle, fort, protection" and hard "brave, strong," hence "strong protection."
Burke - Variant spelling of German Burk, meaning "castle, fort, protection."
Burk - From the Germanic word burg, meaning "castle, fort, protection." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element.
Burim - Albanian name meaning "fountain; the source."
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.
Burbuqe - Albanian name meaning "bud; sprout."
Buppha - Thai name meaning "flower."
Buonfiglio - Italian name meaning "good son."
Bunko - Japanese name meaning "literary child."
Bulut - Turkish name meaning "cloud."
Bulus - Arabic form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Bukuroshe - Albanian name meaning "beauty." 
Bujune - African Nyoro name meaning "sorrow." This name is sometimes given to a child born during time of sorrow.
Bujare - Feminine form of Albanian Bujar, meaning "generous."
Bujar - Albanian name meaning "generous."
Buikhu - Egyptian name meaning "the best."
Buffy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Buenaventura - Spanish form of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
Budur - Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning "full moon."
Buduica - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
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." 
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.
Budde - African Ganda name meaning "night; occasion; time; weather."
Buck - From the American English pet name for a "high-spirited young man," from the vocabulary word buck, meaning  "male deer or goat."
Bubu - Egyptian name meaning "gives light."
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."
Bryon - Variant spelling of English Bryan, meaning "high hill."
Brynne - Feminine form of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Brynn - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Brynmor - Welsh name meaning "great hill."
Brynja - Old Norse name derived from the word brynja, meaning "armor, coat of mail."
Brynhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Brynhild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Brygida - Polish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Brychan - Welsh myth name of the father of Eleri, derived from the word brych, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Bryce - Scottish form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Bryant - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bryanne - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bryanna - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bryana - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bruno - German name derived from the word braun, meaning "brown." In use by the English.
Brunnhilde - Variant form of Old High German Brunhild, meaning "armored warrior woman."
Brunilda - Italian and Spanish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Brunhild - Old High German form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Bruna - Feminine form of German Bruno, meaning "brown." 
Bruin - Dutch form of German Bruno, meaning "brown."
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.
Bruatar - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadar, meaning "dream."
Bruadar - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadair, meaning "dream." 
Brose - Short form of English Ambrose, meaning "immortal."
Bros - Hebrew name meaning "cypress tree."
Brooklyn - English compound name composed of Brook "brook, stream" and Lyn "lake."
Brooke - Variant spelling of English unisex Brook, meaning "brook, stream."
Bronwen - Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted." 
Bronius - Pet form of Lithuanian Bronislovas, meaning "glorious protector."
Bronislovas - Lithuanian form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." 
Bronislava - Feminine form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." In use by the Russians.
Brongwyn - Welsh name composed of the elements bron "breast" and (g)wen "fair, white, holy," hence "fair-breasted."
Bronagh - Variant spelling of Irish Brónach, meaning "sorrow."
Bron - Short form of Welsh Bronwen, meaning "fair-breasted."
Brogan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."
Brody - Irish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "ditch." 
Brodie - Modern English variant spelling of Irish Brody, meaning "ditch." 
Broderick - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown." 
Brock - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English brocc meaning "badger."
Brizio - Short form of Italian Fabrizio, meaning "craftsman."
Brittny - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Brittney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Brittania - Variant spelling of Latin Britannia, meaning "Britain."
Brittani - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Britta - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Britt - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Britney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "Little Britain."
Britannia - Latin name for the personification of the British Empire, meaning "Britain."
Brita - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
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."
Briony - Variant spelling of English Bryony, meaning "to grow, sprout, swell."
Brion - Variant spelling of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brijesh - Hindi name meaning "king of Braj." In mythology, this is another name for Krishna. 
Brigonos - Old Celtic name meaning "high hill."
Brigitta - Older form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Brigita - Latvian and Slovene form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Brigit - Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Brigindos - Gaulish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid ("force, strength"), meaning "exalted one."
Brigida - Latin form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Brigid - Short form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
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."
Brigantia -  Name of the tutelarygoddess of the Brigantes (British Celts) from which the mythic Irish Bríghid, daughter of Dagda, is probably an offshoot.
Brier - Variant spelling of English unisex Briar, meaning "briar plant."
Brielle - English short form of French Gabrielle, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Briefbras - French form of Welsh freichfras ("strong-armed"), but meaning "short arm." In Arthurian legend, this is a nickname for Sir Caradoc.
Bridie - Pet form of Irish Bride, meaning "exalted one."
Bridgette - Variant spelling of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one."
Bride - Modern form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
Brictius - Variant spelling of Latin Bricius, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled."
Brickel - South German byname related to the word bröckel, a diminutive of brocken "chunk," hence "little chunk," denoting a short stocky person.
Bricius - Latin form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Brice - French form of Scottish Bryce, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Briartach - Said to be a corrupted form of Irish Gaelic Muircheartach, meaning "skilled seaman." 
Brianne - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brianna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Briana - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brian -   Irish name derived from Celtic Brigonos, meaning "high hill."
Briallen - Welsh name meaning "primrose."
Briac - Breton form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brett - English unisex name meaning, "aBreton."
Bret - Variant spelling of English Brett, meaning "a Breton." 
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. 
Brennus - Old Celtic name and title, meaning "king." 
Brenno - Gaulish form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Brennius - Latin form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Brennan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braonáin, "descendant of Braonán," hence "little drop." 
Brenna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brenin - Welsh form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Brendon - Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
Brenden - Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
Brendanus - Latin form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
Brendan -  Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
Brenda -  Old Irish and Scottish name believed to be of Scandinavian origin, from Old Norse brandr, meaning"sword." 
Breixo - Galician-Portuguese form of Roman Latin Verissimus, meaning "very true."
Breindel - Yiddish name meaning "brunette."
Breeda - Anglicized form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
Bree - English form of Irish Brígh, meaning "force, strength."
Breda - Variant spelling of English Breeda, meaning "exalted one."
Breanne - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Breann - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brayden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Brava - Esperanto name meaning "brave."
Bratislav - Serbian name composed of the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slav "glory," hence "brother of glory." 
Bras - Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Braonán - Gaelic name composed of the elements braon "drop, moisture," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little drop."
Branwenn - Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
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." 
Brannon - Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill." 
Branko - Pet form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector."
Branka - Pet form of Serbian Branislava, meaning "glorious protector."
Branislava - Feminine form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
Branislav - Serbian form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
Brangwy - Variant spelling of Welsh Brangwen, meaning "fair raven."
Brangwen - Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
Brandt - English surname transferred to forename use, from Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "blade, sword."
Brandr - Old Norse name derived from the word brand "blade, sword," a derivative of brinnan meaning "to flash."
Brandie - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Brandi - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Branden - Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill."
Brande - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Branda - Feminine form of Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "sword."
Branca - Galician-Portuguese form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
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.
Bram -  Short form of Hebrew Abram "father of elevation" and Abraham "father of a multitude."
Braith - Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 
Brais - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Braidy - Variant spelling of English unisex Brady, meaning "broad-chested." 
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."
Brahim - Possibly an Albanian form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."
Braheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Brahim, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Braeden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Bradley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brád "broad" and leah "meadow, woodland clearing," broad meadow."
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."
Braden - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Bradain, meaning "descendant of Bradán," hence "salmon."
Bradburn - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brad "broad" and burna "stream," hence "broad stream."
Brad - Short form of English names beginning with Brad-, from Old English brád, meaning "broad."
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."
Brónach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word br�n meaning "sorrow."
Brígh - Short form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "force, strength."
Bríd - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Bréanainn - Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "prince."
Brádach - Gaelic name, possibly from a contracted form of brághadach, meaning "large-chested."
Bozidar - Slavic name composed of the elements bozy "divine" and dar "gift," hence "divine gift."
Bozhidar - Bulgarian form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Boyko - Bulgarian name derived from the word bojko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Boyka - Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Boyana - Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyan, meaning "warrior."
Boyan - Bulgarian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Boutros - Variant spelling of Arabic Butrus, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
Bourkan - Arabic namemeaning "volcano."
Boulos - Variant spelling of Arabic Bulus, a form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Boudicca - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Boudica - This is the name of a queen of the Brythonic Celtic Iceni people who led an army against Roman invaders, meaning "victory."
Boudewijn - Dutch form of Old High German Baldwin, meaning "brave friend."
Botum - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "princess."
Botros - Variant spelling of Arabic Boutros, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
Botilda - Latin form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Bothild - Swedish form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Bosse - Pet form of Swedish Bo, meaning "householder."
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.
Bosmat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
Bosma - Hebrew name meaning "perfumed."
Bosede - African Tiv name meaning "born on Sunday."
Borys - Polish form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Borya - Pet form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Borvo - A sobriquet for the Celtic sun god Belenus, meaning "heat." As Belenus Borvo, he was "shining heat."
Borislava - Feminine form of Slavic Borislav, meaning "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
Borislav - Slavic name composed of the elements bor- "battle" and slav "glory," hence "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
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." 
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. 
Borghild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helpful battle maid." 
Borbala - Russian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bopha - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "flower."
Booker - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, originally denoting both a "book-binder" and a "scribe."
Bonnie - English name derived from the Scottish word bonnie "pretty." 
Bonita - Spanish name meaning "pretty."
Bonifaz - German form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Bonifatius - Latin name composed of the elements bonum "good" and fatum "destiny, fate," hence "good destiny/fate."
Bonifacy - Polish form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Bongani - African Zulu name meaning "grateful."
Bonfilio - Variant spelling of Italian Buonfiglio, meaning "good son."
Bonfilia - Feminine form of Italian Bonfilio, meaning"good daughter."
Bonduca - English variant form of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Bonaventure - Variant spelling of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
Bonaventura - Italian name meaning "good fortune."
Bomani - Egyptian name meaning "warrior."
Boleslava - Feminine form of Slavic Boleslav, meaning "large glory." In use by the Russians.
Boleslav - Slavic name composed of the elements bole "large" and slav "glory," hence "large glory." In use by the Russians.
Bolek - Pet form of Polish Bolesław, meaning "large glory."
Bolanile - African Yoruba name meaning"the riches of this house."
Bolade - African Yoruba name meaning "thecoming of honor."
Bolívar - Spanish name derived from the Basque place name Bolibar, composed of bolu "mill" and ibar "meadow, riverbank," hence "meadow mill" or "riverbank mill."
Bojidar - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Bozhidar, meaning "divine gift."
Bojana - Feminine form of Serbian/Slovene Bojan, meaning "warrior."
Bojan - Serbian and Slovene form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Boipuso - African Sotho name meaning "freedom; independence."
Boipelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "proud."
Boiko - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." In use by the Romani.
Boiany - Ukrainian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Boian - Slavic name derived from the word boi, meaning "battle," hence "warrior." In use by the Romanians.
Bohumila - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumila, meaning "God-favor."
Bohumil - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Bohlale - African Sotho name meaning "wisdom."
Bohater - Polish form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Bogumila - Feminine form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Bogumil - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mil "favor," hence "God-favor."
Bogoslav - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and slav "glory," hence "God-glory."
Bogoris - Tatar nickname meaning "small."
Bogomir - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mir "peace," hence "God-peace."
Bogomila - Feminine form of Bulgarian Bogomil, meaning "God-favor."
Bogomil - Bulgarian form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Bogna - Contracted form of Slavic Bogdana, meaning "gift from God." 
Boghos - Armenian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small." 
Bogdana - Feminine form of Slavic Bogdan, meaning "gift from God." 
Bogdan - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and dan "gift," hence "gift from God." In use by the Bulgarians.
Bogatyr - Russian form of Turkish Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Bogatir - Variant spelling of Russian Bogatyr, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Bodil - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bóthildr, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Bobby - Pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Bobbie - Pet form of English Roberta, meaning "bright fame."
Bobbi - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
Boadicea - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Bo-qin - Chinese name composed of the elements bo "sea" or "wave" and Qin "descendant of the Qin dynasty." 
Bo-lin - Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and lin "forest."
Bo-hai - Chinese name meaning "sea gulf" or "waves of the gulf."
Bożydar - Polish form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Boštjan - Short form of Slovene Sebastjan, meaning "from Sebaste."
Bo - Chinese unisex name meaning "sea" or "waves."
Blythe - Old English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the word blīðe, meaning "cheerful, happy."
Blume - Variant form of Yiddish Bluma, meaning "flower."
Bluma - Yiddish name meaning "flower." Also spelled Blume.
Bluebell - American flower name popularin the 19th century, but rarely used today.
Blossom - 19th century pet name derived from Old English blōstm, meaning "flowers on a fruit-tree (or ornamental tree)."
Blondie - English byname transferred to forename use, meaning "blonde."
Blodwen - Welsh name meaning "white flower." 
Blodwedd - Variant spelling of Welsh Blodeuwedd, meaning "wild feminine (spirit)."
Blodeuyn - Welsh name derived from the word blawd, meaning "flower."
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.
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. 
Bliss - Old English unisex name derived from the word bliss, meaning"joy; happiness." 
Blessing - Old English name meaning"consecration."
Blerta - Albanian name derived from the word blertë, meaning "green."
Blerina - Variant form of Albanian Blerta, meaning "green." 
Blerim - Albanian name meaning "verdure; greenery."
Blejan - Cornish name meaning "flower."
Blaze - Variant spelling of English Blaize, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Blasius - Roman name derived from Latin blaesus, "lisping," hence "talks with a lisp."
Blas - Spanish form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Blanka - Czech and Polish form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Blanid - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
Blandina - Chamoru name meaning"blond." 
Blanda - English name derived from Latin blanda, meaning"cherishing." 
Blancheflor - Old French and Middle English form of French Blancheflour, meaning"white flower."
Blanche - French name meaning"white." 
Blanch - English variant spelling of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Blanca - Spanish form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Blaize - English variant spelling of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
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." 
Blaine - Variant spelling of English Blain, meaning "little yellow one."
Blain - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the old Scottish Gaelic personal name Bláán, meaning "little yellow one."
Blagoja - Macedonian name meaning "gentle."
Blaanid - Manx form of Irish Gaelic Bláithín, meaning "little flower."
Blaž - Slovene form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bláthnat - Irish Gaelic name meaning "little flower." In mythology, this is the name of a maiden who loved Cúchulainn, the hero of Ulster. 
Bláthnaid - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
Bjorn - Old Norse name derived from the word bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bjorg - Old Norse name derived from the word bjorg, "to help, save," hence "rescuer, saver."
Bjartur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Bjartr, meaning "bright."
Bjartr - Old Norse name derived from the word bjartr, meaning "bright."
Bjarte - Norwegian form of Old Norse Bjartr, meaning "bright."
Bjarni - Icelandic form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bjarne - Modern Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bjørg - Norwegian form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver." 
Björne - Pet form of Swedish Björn, meaning "bear."
Björghildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helping battle maid." 
Biyu - Chinese name meaning "jasper," the semi-precious stone.
Bixintxo - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Bixenta - Feminine form of Basque Bixintxo, meaning "conquering."
Bityah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God."
Bitya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bityah, meaning "daughter of God."
Bitxilore - Basque form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Bitxi - Basque name meaning "gem."
Bittori - Variant of Basque Bittore, meaning "conqueror."
Bittore - Feminine form of Basque Bittor, meaning "conqueror."
Bittor - Basque form of Latin Victor, meaning "conqueror."
Biti - Egyptian name meaning "king of the north."
Bithyah - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
Bithia - Variant spelling of English Bithiah, meaning "daughter of God."
Bisera - Bulgarian name derived from Slavic biser, meaning "pearl."
Birthe - Pet form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Birte - Pet form of Danish Birgitte, meaning "exalted one."
Birgitte - Danish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Birgitta - Modern Scandinavian form of Latin Brigitta, meaning "exalted one."
Birgita - Danish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Birghir - Old Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Birger - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bergr, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Bipin - Bengali form of Hindi Vipin, meaning "forest."
Biorna - Gaelic name of Nordic origin, meaning "bear."
Bion - Greek name derived from the word bios meaning "life."
Binyamiyn - Older spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Binh - Vietnamese name meaning "peace."
Bingwen - Chinese name meaning "bright and cultivated."
Bingen - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Bine -   Short form of Danish Jacobine, meaning "supplanter."
Bindy - English pet form of German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Binah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bina, meaning "intelligence, wisdom." 
Bina - Hebrew name meaning "intelligence, wisdom." 
Bilyana - Bulgarian form of Serbian Biljana, meaning "herb."
Billy - Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Billie - Feminine form of English Billy, meaning "will-helmet."
Biljana - Serbian name meaning "herb."
Bilhan - Hebrew name meaning "modest." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.
Bilge - Turkish name meaning "wise."
Bile - Irish name derived from the word bile, meaning "sacred tree." In mythology, this is the name of a god of healing and light.
Bilal - Arabic name meaning "moistening." 
Bikendi - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Bijoy - Variant form of Hindi Bijay, meaning "victory." 
Bijou - English name derived from the French word bijou, meaning "jewel."
Bijay - Variant spelling of Hindi Vijay, meaning "victory."
Bihotz - Basque name meaning "heart."
Bihar - Basque name meaning "tomorrow."
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.
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.
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."
Bielobog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Bieito - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed."
Bidziil - Native American Navajo name meaning "he is strong."
Biddy -   Pet form of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one." It was rarely used after it acquired the negative connotation "old biddy." 
Bidane - Basque name meaning "way."
Bich - Vietnamese name meaning "jade." 
Bice - Pet form of Italian Beatrice, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bibiana - Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Viviana, meaning "alive." 
Bibiñe - Basque form of Vivian, meaning "alive; animated; lively."
Bibi - From a French word used as a term of endearment, meaning "bauble, toy."
Bialbog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Biagio - Italian form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Biagino - Pet form of Italian Biagio, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Biaggio - Variant spelling of Italian Biagio, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bhekizitha - African Zulu name meaning "he watches out for enemies."
Bharata - Hindi name meaning "to be maintained." In mythology, this is the name of the second brother of Lord Rama.
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.
Bhaltair - Scottish Gaelic form of Old High German Walthere, meaning "ruler of the army." 
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. 
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. 
Beylke - Pet form of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
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.
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.
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.
Beula - Variant spelling of Hebrew Beulah, meaning "she who is married."
Betuel - Variant spelling of English Bethuel, meaning "God destroys" or "man of God."
Bettye - Variant spelling of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."
Bettino - Pet form of Italian Benedetto, meaning "blessed."
Bettie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Bette - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
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. 
Betrys - Welsh form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
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. 
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."
Betiko - Basque name meaning "eternal."
Beti - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock; stone." 
Bethney - Variant spelling of English Bethany, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
Bethia - Variant spelling of English Bithiah, meaning "daughter of God." This was the original name of the H.M.A.V. Bounty.
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. 
Bethanie - English form of Greek Bethania, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
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. 
Beth - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
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. 
Beta - English name derived from the second letter of the Greek alphabet, beta, related to Hebrew bet, meaning "house." 
Bet - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bessie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bess - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Besnik - Albanian name meaning "faithful; loyal." In use by the Romani.
Besmir - Albanian name meaning "has good faith."
Besin - Albanian name derived from the city name, Besiana, meaning "oath."
Besijana - Albanian name, derived from the city name, meaning "oath."
Besiana - Variant spelling of Albanian Besijana, meaning "oath."
Besart - Albanian name meaning "golden oath."
Besa - Albanian name meaning "oath."
Bes - Egyptian myth name of a dwarf god, meaning "brings joy."
Berwyn - Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements bàrr "head, top," and (g)wyn "fair, white," hence "fair-headed."
Berura - Hebrew name meaning"clean, pure."
Bertred - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Beorhtraed, meaning "bright counsel." 
Bertrando - Italian form of Latin Bertramus, meaning "bright raven." 
Bertrand - Medieval French form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
Bertramus - Latin form of German Bertram, meaning "bright raven."
Bertram - Modern German form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
Bertrade - Variant form of Middle English Bertred, meaning "bright counsel." 
Bertolf - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Berhtulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Bertoldo - Italian form of German Berthold, meaning "bright ruler."
Bertina - Short form of Italian Albertina, meaning "bright nobility." 
Bertilda - Old German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and hild "battle," hence "bright battle maid."
Bertie - English pet form of German Bertha, meaning "bright." Compare with masculine Bertie.
Berthold - German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and wald "ruler," hence "bright ruler."
Berthe - French form of German Bertha, meaning "bright."
Bertha - Old German name derived from the word berht, meaning "bright." 
Bertalan - Hungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Berta - Czech and Polish form of German Bertha, meaning "bright."
Bertók - Hungarian form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven."
Bert - Modern English name derived from Old English beorht, meaning "bright." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element. 
Berry - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "berry." Compare with masculine Berry.
Bero - Basque name meaning "hot."
Bernt - Variant spelling of Low German Bernd, meaning "bold as a bear."
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.
Berniece - English variant spelling of Latin Bernice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bernie - Pet form of English Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
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. 
Bernhardt - Variant spelling of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernhard - Old High German name composed of the elements bero "bear" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "bold as a bear."
Bernetta - Pet form of French Bernadine, meaning "bringer of victory."
Berndt - Variant spelling of Low German Bernd, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernd - Contracted form of Low German Berend, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernardus - Latin form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernardo -  Italian and Spanish form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernardita - Feminine form of Spanish Bernardo, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernardette - Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernardetta - Feminine form of Italian Bernardo, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernarde - Feminine form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernard -   English form of Anglo-Saxon Beornheard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernadine - Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernadette - Contracted form of French Bernardette, meaning "bold as a bear."
Berna - Turkish name meaning "young."
Bermudo - Spanish form of Visigothic Vermundo, meaning "protector of man." 
Berlin - From the German city name of uncertain etymology, possibly related to the Old Polabian stem berl-, meaning "swamp."
Berker - Turkish name meaning "solid man."
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."
Berkant - Turkish name meaning "solid oath."
Berk - Turkish name meaning "solid, strong." 
Berjouhi - Armenian name meaning "elegant lady."
Berjanoush - Armenian name meaning "elegant and sweet-tempered."
Berj - Armenian name meaning "elegant."
Berit - Variant form of Norwegian Bergit, meaning "exalted one." 
Beringarius - Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."
Beringar - Old German name composed of the elements berin "bear" and ger "spear," hence "bear-spear."
Berhtulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements berht "bright" and wulf "wolf," hence "bright wolf."
Berhtram - Contracted form of Old High German Berahthraben, meaning "bright raven."
Bergr - Variant form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Bergljót - Old Norse name composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and ljótr "bright, light," hence "rescue light." 
Bergliot - Danish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Bergljót, meaning "rescue light." 
Bergit - Norwegian variant form of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Bergdis - Old Norse name composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and dís"goddess, woman," hence "rescue-goddess." 
Berezi - Basque name meaning "special."
Berenike - Macedonian form of Greek Pherenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
Berenguer - Spanish form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Berenger - Old French form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Berengari - Short form of Latin Berengaria, meaning "bear-spear."
Berengária - Feminine form of Spanish Berenguer, meaning "bear-spear."
Berengár - Portuguese form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Berend - Low German form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Berdine - Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear." 
Bercu - Turkish name meaning "sweet-smelling."
Berbiz - Basque name meaning "resurrection."
Berahthraben - Old High German name composed of the elements beraht "bright" and hraban "raven," hence "bright raven."
Berach - Variant spelling of Irish Bearach, meaning "sharp."
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.
Beppe - Pet form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
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. 
Beornheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorn "bear" and heard "brave, hardy," hence "bold as a bear."
Beorhtraed - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and ræd "counsel," hence "bright counsel."
Beorhthere - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and here "army," hence "bright army."
Benzecry - Hebrew patronymic name meaning "son of Zechariah."
Benyamin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand." 
Benvenuto - Medieval Italian name composed of the elements bene "well" and venuto "arrived," hence "well-arrived," i.e. "welcome."
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."
Bento - Pet form of Portuguese Benjamim, meaning "blessed."
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."
Bente - Feminine form of Danish Bendt, meaning "blessed."
Bent - Variant spelling of Danish Bendt, meaning "blessed."
Benson - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Ben."
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.
Benny - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."
Bennu - Egyptian name meaning "eagle."
Bennie - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."
Bennett - Medieval form of English Benedict, meaning "blessed." 
Bennet - Variant spelling of English Bennett, meaning "blessed."
Benneit - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Benkt - Swedish contracted form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Benjy - Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Benjie - Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Benjamine - French feminine form of French Benjamin, meaning "blessed."
Benjamina - Feminine form of English Benjamin, meaning "blessed."
Benjamim - Portuguese form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Benito - Contracted form of Spanish Benedicto, meaning "blessed." 
Benita - Feminine form of Spanish Benito, meaning "blessed."
Benignus - Late Latin name meaning "kind."
Benigno - Italian form of Latin Benignus, meaning "kind."
Benigna - Feminine form of Italian Benigno, meaning "kind."
Beniamino - Italian form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Beniamin - Romanian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bengta - Feminine form of Swedish Bengt, meaning "blessed." 
Bengt - Modern form of Swedish Benkt, meaning "blessed." 
Bengolarrea - Basque name meaning "land of the blessed."
Benesh - Yiddish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Beneoit - Old French surname derived from Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benedykta - Feminine form of Polish Benedykt, meaning "blessed."
Benedykt - Polish form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Benedito - Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benedita - Feminine form of Portuguese Benedito, meaning "blessed."
Benedikte - Norwegian feminine form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Benedikta - Swedish feminine form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Benedikt -   German form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benedictus - Late Latin name derived from the word benedicte, meaning "blessed."
Benedicto - Spanish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benedicta - Feminine form of Latin Benedictus,meaning "blessed." 
Benedetto - Italian form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benedetta - Feminine form of Italian Benedetto, meaning "blessed."
Benedek - Hungarian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bendt - Danish short form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed." 
Bendision -  Chamoru name meaning "blessed."
Bendiks - Latvian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bence - Hungarian form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Benayahu - Variant form of Hebrew Benayah, meaning "God has built." This form of the name also appears in the Old Testament bible.
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.
Ben - Short form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed." 
Belynda - English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Belus - Contracted form of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Belun - Variant form of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Beltzane - Basque name meaning "brunette."
Beltza - Basque name meaning "black."
Beltrán - Spanish form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
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. 
Bellinus - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Bellinda - English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Belle - English name derived from the French vocabulary word for "beautiful." It is often used in compound names, sometimes in the abbreviated form -bel.
Bellatrix - From the Latin name of a star in the constellation Orion, meaning "female warrior."
Bell - Variant spelling of English Belle, meaning "beautiful." 
Belita - English name composed of Latin bella "beautiful" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little beauty." 
Belinus - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Belinu - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Belinos - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Belinde - Danish form of Old High German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Belinda - Possibly a contracted form of Old High German Betlinde, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Beli - Variant spelling of Welsh Bel, meaning "shining."
Belgin - Turkish name meaning "clear."
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. 
Belenos - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Belenda - Variant spelling of Danish Belinde, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Belbog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Belasko - Basque name meaning "raven."
Belén - Spanish name for Bethlehem also used as a personal name, meaning "house of bread."
Bekki - Variant spelling of English Becky, meaning "ensnarer."
Bekim - Albanian name meaning "blessing."
Beitris - Scottish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beileag - Pet form of Scottish Iseabail, meaning "God is my oath."
Behruz - Persian name meaning "fortunate; good day."
Behram - Variant spelling of Persian Bahram, meaning "smiter of resistance" or "victorious."
Behnam - Persian name meaning "reputable."
Behar - Albanian name meaning "summer."
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. 
Bee - Pet form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bedrosian - Armenian name meaning "descendant of Bedros." 
Bedros - Armenian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Becky - Pet form of English Rebecka, meaning "ensnarer."
Beckah - Short form of English Rebeckah, meaning "ensnarer."
Becka - Short form of English Rebecka, meaning "ensnarer."
Becci - Pet form of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
Becca - Short form of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
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."
Beaumont - From the Old French surname, derived from a place name composed of the elements beau "beautiful" and mont "hill, mountain," hence "beautiful mountain."
Beaumains - In Arthurian legend, this is a name given to Gareth by Sir Kay, meaning "beautiful Hands." 
Beatrycze - Polish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beatriz - Spanish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beatrix - English form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beatriu - Catalan form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beatrise - Latvian form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beathag - Feminine form of Scottish Beathan, meaning "life."
Beate - German name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Bearnas - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bearnard - Gaelic form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bearach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word biorach, meaning "sharp."
Beñat - Basque form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bbwaddene - African Ganda name meaning "large dog."
Bazyli - Polish form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
Baz - Pet form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
Baylee - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Bayla - Variant spelling of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Bayardo - Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color." 
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.
Bautista - Spanish equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
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. 
Baudouin - French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
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. 
Batyah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."
Batya - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."
Batur - Turkish form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
Batsheba - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Batista - Portuguese form of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Batildis - Variant spelling of Latin Bathildis, meaning "fight-battle."
Batilde - French form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
Batilda - Swedish form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
Bathylle - French form of Old High German Balthild, meaning "bold battle."
Bathsheva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
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.
Bathildis - Latinized form of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
Bath-shuwa - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of wealth." In the bible, this is another name Bath-Sheba is known by.
Bath-shua - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Shuwa, meaning "daughter of wealth." 
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.
Bat-sheva -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Bat-el - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."
Basya - Ashkenazic form of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."
Basu - Variant form of Hindi Vasu, meaning "dweller."
Bastiaan - Short form of Dutch Sebastiaan, meaning "from Sebaste."
Bastet - Variant spelling of Egyptian Bast, meaning "female of the ointment jar. 
Bassem - Variant spelling of Arabic Bassam, meaning "smiling."
Bassam - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
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.
Basmat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmat, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
Basma - Arabic name meaning "smile."
Basira - Feminine form of Arabic Basir, meaning "wise."
Basir - Arabic name meaning "wise."
Basima - Feminine form of Arabic Basim, meaning "smiling."
Basim - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
Basilius - Latin form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king."
Basilio - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
Basilia - Feminine form of Spanish Basilio, meaning "queen." 
Basile - French form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
Basia -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Basya, meaning "daughter of God."
Bashemath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." 
Bashe - Variant spelling of Yiddish Basha, meaning "daughter of God."
Basha - Yiddish form of Hebrew Basya, meaning "daughter of God."
Basemath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." 
Basant - Bengali form of Hindi Vasant, meaning "spring."
Basak - Turkish name meaning "wheat."
Basajaun - Basque folklore name composed of the elements baso "woods" and jaun "lord," hence "lord of the woods." 
Barzig - Armenian name meaning "plain."
Baruna - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Baruška - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bartos - Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartomeu - Catalan form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolomeo - Italian form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolomaeus - Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolomé - Spanish form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartlet - Diminutive form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartle - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bairtliméad, meaning "son of Talmai."
Barthomieu - Contracted form of French Provençal Bartholomieu, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bartholomeus - Dutch form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bartholomaus - German form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
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.
Bartholomaeus - Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Barthold - Variant spelling of German Berthold, meaning "bright ruler."
Barthélmy - French form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bartal - Hungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartó - Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Barsegh - Armenian form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
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.
Barrett - Variant spelling of English Barret, meaning "haggler."
Barra - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bara, meaning "to choose." Compare with masculine Barra.
Barney - English pet form of Bernard "bold as a bear" and Greek Barnabas "son of exhortation." 
Barnebhuah -  Aramaic name composed of the elements bar "son of" and nebiy "prophet, speaker," hence meaning "son of exhortation." 
Barnard - From the English surname Barnard, which is a variant spelling of Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Barnabé - French form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Barnabás - Hungarian form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Barna - Short form of Hungarian Barnabás, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Barkev - Armenian name meaning "gift."
Barkarne - Variant spelling of Basque Barkarna, meaning "lonely."
Barkarna - Basque name meaning "lonely."
Barka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bariesou - Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Yesu, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
Bared - Armenian name meaning "marshal."
Barebra - Old Swedish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Barea - Basque name meaning "clam."
Bardulf - Contracted form of German Bardawulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Barclay - Scottish form of Old English Berkeley, meaning "birch tree meadow." 
Barbra - English contracted form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Barbora - Czech form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Barbe - French form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Barasa - African Luyia name meaning "born on Saturday."
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. 
Bar-timay - Aramaic name, possibly meaning "son of defilement" or "son of a whore."
Barčinka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bambie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bambi, meaning "child."
Bamber - German byname meaning "short and fat." 
Baldovino - Italian form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Balder - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Odin and Frigg.
Baldawin - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold" and wini "friend," hence "brave friend."
Balarama - Hindi myth name of the elder brother of Sri Krishna, composed of the Sanskrit elements bala "strength" and rama "pleasing," hence "strongly pleasing."
Bala - Hindi unisex name meaning "young."
Bakarne - Feminine form of Basque Bakar, meaning "alone."
Bakar - Basque name meaning "alone."
Bairtliméad - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bailee - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Baile - Yiddish form of Hebrew Bilhah, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Bai - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
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).
Bahija - Feminine form of Arabic Bahij, meaning "happy."
Bahij - Arabic name meaning "happy."
Babette - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Baber - Variant spelling of Mughul Babur, meaning "lion" or "tiger."
Babe - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange." Compare with masculine Babe.
Babatunde - African Yoruba name meaning "father has returned."
Babajide - African Yoruba name meaning "father has come to life again."
Bab - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Béla - Hungarian name meaning "white." 
Bébinn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Bébhionn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Béatrice - French form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Brigitte - French and German form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Bethan - Welsh form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Barbary - Medieval English form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
Baraz - Persian name meaning "exalted."
Baraka - Egyptian name meaning "blessing; gift."
Barak - Greek form of Hebrew Baraq, meaning "flash of lightning." In the bible, this is the name of a commander of the Israelites. 
Barabba - Variant spelling of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning "son of the father."
Bar-talmai - Aramaic name meaning "son of Talmai."
Bar - Element found in a great manyAramaic names, meaning "son of."
Baqir - Arabic name meaning "to rip open."
Baptiste - French equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Bapoto - African Zezuru name meaning "born amidst noise/quarreling."
Banu - Persian name meaning "lady."
Bankole - Egyptian name meaning "help me to build the house."
Bamidele - African Yoruba name meaning "follow me home."
Bambi - English unisex name, derived from the Italian word bambino, meaning "child." 
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.
Balduíno - Portuguese form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Baldor - Norwegian variant form of Scandinavian Balder, meaning "lord, prince."
Bakr - Arabic name meaning "young camel."
Bakari - Egyptian name meaning "noble oath."
Baily - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Bailie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Baiardo - Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color."  
Bahati -  African Swahili word and namemeaning "luck; good fortune."
Bahá - Arabic name meaning "glory, splendor."
Badrig - Armenian name meaning "Roman noble."
Babirye - African Luganda name meaning "first-born of twins."
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.
Babar - Persian name meaning "lion" or "tiger." 
Baako - African Akan unisex name meaning "born first."
Ba - Vietnamese name meaning "three; third."
Bérénice - French form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bébhinn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Bárbara - Portuguese form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Báirbre - Irish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Betisa - Basque name meaning "unending."
Bar-jesus - Anglicized form of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
Barbro - Scandinavian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bagatyr - Bulgarian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Brídin - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Bríd, meaning "little exalted one."
Batul - Arabic name meaning "virgin."
Bathild - Old High German name composed of the elements batu "fight, thrust" and hild "battle," hence "fight-battle." 
Bardawulf - Old German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Bertulf, meaning "bright wolf." 
Battista - Italian name derived from the Greek word bapto, "to dip," hence "baptist."
Baldoin - Old French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Bartel - Pet form of Dutch Bartolomeüs, meaning "son of Talmai."
Baatar - Modern form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Badr - Arabic unisex name meaning "full moon."
Bernádett - Feminine form of Hungarian Bernát, meaning "bold as a bear."
Basil -  English form of French Basile, meaning "king." Also sometimes given as an herb name.
Bagatur - Georgian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Baldomero - Spanish name composed of the Germanic elements bald "bold, brave" and meri "famous," hence "bold and famous."
Bonifácio - Portuguese form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
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.
Bar-yesu - Aramaic name meaning "son of Jesus."
Béibhinn - Irish name meaning "fair lady."
Badriyah - Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning " full moon."
Baghadur - Variant spelling of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Bar-tolmay - Variant form of Aramaic bar-Talmai, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bakkhos -  Variant spelling of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous."
Bartolmeu - Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bóthildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements bót "bettering, compensation, remedy," and hildr "battle," hence "battle of revenge."
Breándan - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Bréanainn, meaning "prince."
Bohumír -  Czech form of Slavic Bogomir, meaning "God-peace."
Baldhild - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and hild "battle," hence "bold battle."
Blažej - Czech form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Balázs - Hungarian form of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Baibin - Pet form of Irish Báirbre, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bane - Hawaiian name meaning "long-awaited child."
Baghatur - From an old Mongolian term for a "hero" or "warrior." 
Breno - Portuguese form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Beneš - Czech form of Greek Benediktos, 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.
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.
Bahiga - Variant spelling of Arabic Bahija, meaning "happy."
Bálint - Hungarian form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
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. 
Bastien - Short form of French Sébastien, meaning "from Sebaste."
Bastian - Short form of English Sebastian, meaning "from Sebaste."
Bernát - Hungarian form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Badru - Egyptian name meaning "born during the full moon."
Baldewin - Variant spelling of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
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."
Balere - Basque form of Roman Latin Valerie, meaning "strong."
Balthild - Variant spelling of Old High German Baldhild, meaning "bold battle." 
Bao - Vietnamese name meaning "protection."
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."
Basileus - Variant form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
Babs - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bariş - Turkish name meaning "peace."
Bahiti - Egyptian name meaning "fortune."
Bashkim - Albanian name meaning "alliance; union."
Bartolommeo - Variant spelling of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bradán - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "salmon."
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."
Bonifác - Czech form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Bláithín - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word blath "flower" with added diminutive suffix, meaning "little flower."
Bláán - Scottish name composed of Gaelic blá "yellow" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little yellow one."
Beryl -  English gem name meaning "beryl," from Greek beryllos, a word applied to all green gemstones. 
Bergþórr - Old Norse composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and Þórr "Thor," hence "rescue-Thor."
Bergþóra - Feminine form of Old Norse Bergþórr, meaning "rescue-Thor."
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."
Barzilai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay, meaning "man of iron."
Barunka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bartosz - Pet form of Polish Bartłomiej, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolomeüs -  Dutch form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartolomäus - German form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bartholomieu - French Provençal form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bart - Short form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
Barnaby - Old English form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Bariesous - Variant spelling of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus."
Bardolph - Anglo-Norman form of Old German Bardulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Bar-sabba - Aramaic name, probably meaning "son of the Sabbath." 
Bar-abba - Aramaic name meaning "son of the father."
Bandi - Pet form of Hungarian András, meaning "man; warrior."
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.
Balendin - Basque form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Baldric - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and ric "power, rule," hence "bold ruler."
Bakene - Basque name meaning "peace."
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. 
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.
Babur - Mughul form of Persian Babar, meaning "lion" or "tiger."  This was the name of the first Mughal emperor of medieval India.
Babak - Persian name meaning "little father."
Bözsi - Pet form of Hungarian Erzsébet, meaning "God is my oath."
Börje - Swedish form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver." 
Bénézet - French Provençal form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bátor - Hungarian form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
Bàrtolo - Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
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.
Benoîte - Feminine form of French Benoît, meaning "blessed."
Bathilde - Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight- battle." 
Baldur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince."
Badouagan - Armenian name meaning "honorable."
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. 
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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