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Names starting with B

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