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Names starting with B

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