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Names starting with B

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."
Bath-shua - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Shuwa, meaning "daughter of wealth." 
Bao-zhai - Chinese name meaning "precious hairpin."
Bina - Hebrew name meaning "intelligence, wisdom." 
Baz - Pet form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
Bo-jing - Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and jing "capital (city)."
Ben - Short form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed." 
Beaumont - From the Old French surname, derived from a place name composed of the elements beau "beautiful" and mont "hill, mountain," hence "beautiful mountain."
Basemath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." 
Barakat - Arabic name meaning "blessings; gifts."
Behnam - Persian name meaning "reputable."
Brenda -  Old Irish and Scottish name believed to be of Scandinavian origin, from Old Norse brandr, meaning"sword." 
Bazak - Hebrew name meaning "flash of light."
Blerina - Variant form of Albanian Blerta, meaning "green." 
Belinda - Possibly a contracted form of Old High German Betlinde, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Benipé - Egyptian name meaning "iron."
Boitumelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "joy."
Bryan - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bridgette - Variant spelling of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one."
Bityah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God."
Brook -  English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Old English broc, meaning "brook, stream."
Bryce - Scottish form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Beth - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Bunty - English name, probably derived from an old nursery rhyme about "babybunting."
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..."
Bongani - African Zulu name meaning "grateful."
Besnik - Albanian name meaning "faithful; loyal." In use by the Romani.
Blaanid - Manx form of Irish Gaelic Bláithín, meaning "little flower."
Bubu - Egyptian name meaning "gives light."
Bärbel - German form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Benzecry - Hebrew patronymic name meaning "son of Zechariah."
Braden - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Bradain, meaning "descendant of Bradán," hence "salmon."
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.
Bittore - Feminine form of Basque Bittor, meaning "conqueror."
Baruti - Egyptian name meaning "teacher."
Bridget - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Babs - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Basira - Feminine form of Arabic Basir, meaning "wise."
Brijesh - Hindi name meaning "king of Braj." In mythology, this is another name for Krishna. 
Blanda - English name derived from Latin blanda, meaning"cherishing." 
Bardulf - Contracted form of German Bardawulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Bonnie - English name derived from the Scottish word bonnie "pretty." 
Balázs - Hungarian form of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
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. 
Bekim - Albanian name meaning "blessing."
Brigit - Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Brooklyn - English compound name composed of Brook "brook, stream" and Lyn "lake."
Basha - Yiddish form of Hebrew Basya, meaning "daughter of God."
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.
Busiris - Egyptian name of a king who killed visitors to his city, meaning "temple of Osiris."
Babesne - Basque name meaning "protection."
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. 
Bared - Armenian name meaning "marshal."
Bjorn - Old Norse name derived from the word bjorn, meaning "bear."
Barthomieu - Contracted form of French Provençal Bartholomieu, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Brody - Irish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "ditch." 
Bala - Hindi unisex name meaning "young."
Brooke - Variant spelling of English unisex Brook, meaning "brook, stream."
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.
Bethia - Variant spelling of English Bithiah, meaning "daughter of God." This was the original name of the H.M.A.V. Bounty.
Blanch - English variant spelling of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Bibi - From a French word used as a term of endearment, meaning "bauble, toy."
Bianca - Italian form of French Blanche, meaning "white." 
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. 
Bessy - Variant spelling of English Bessie, a pet form of Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Breixo - Galician-Portuguese form of Roman Latin Verissimus, meaning "very true."
Benito - Contracted form of Spanish Benedicto, meaning "blessed." 
Barthold - Variant spelling of German Berthold, meaning "bright ruler."
Bruadar - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadair, meaning "dream." 
Babar - Persian name meaning "lion" or "tiger." 
Balthild - Variant spelling of Old High German Baldhild, meaning "bold battle." 
Benny - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."
Buonfiglio - Italian name meaning "good son."
Bliss - Old English unisex name derived from the word bliss, meaning"joy; happiness." 
Banu - Persian name meaning "lady."
Bithyah - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
Biorna - Gaelic name of Nordic origin, meaning "bear."
Bakari - Egyptian name meaning "noble oath."
Barkarna - Basque name meaning "lonely."
Benedetta - Feminine form of Italian Benedetto, meaning "blessed."
Barasa - African Luyia name meaning "born on Saturday."
Belgin - Turkish name meaning "clear."
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. 
Bradley - English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brád "broad" and leah "meadow, woodland clearing," broad meadow."
Bile - Irish name derived from the word bile, meaning "sacred tree." In mythology, this is the name of a god of healing and light.
Burt - Short form of English Burton, meaning "fortified settlement."
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.
Brygida - Polish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Basant - Bengali form of Hindi Vasant, meaning "spring."
Beitris - Scottish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Basir - Arabic name meaning "wise."
Briac - Breton form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Boyka - Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
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.
Blessing - Old English name meaning"consecration."
Bora -   Albanian name meaning "snow."
Brendan -  Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
Bingwen - Chinese name meaning "bright and cultivated."
Belbog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Bruatar - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadar, meaning "dream."
Bat-el - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."
Bardawulf - Old German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Bertulf, meaning "bright wolf." 
Boyd - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "yellow," as in yellow-haired.
Brodie - Modern English variant spelling of Irish Brody, meaning "ditch." 
Bartholomieu - French Provençal form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bartolomaeus - Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Basu - Variant form of Hindi Vasu, meaning "dweller."
Bill - Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
Benyamin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand." 
Berjouhi - Armenian name meaning "elegant lady."
Behar - Albanian name meaning "summer."
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.
Bolívar - Spanish name derived from the Basque place name Bolibar, composed of bolu "mill" and ibar "meadow, riverbank," hence "meadow mill" or "riverbank mill."
Beta - English name derived from the second letter of the Greek alphabet, beta, related to Hebrew bet, meaning "house." 
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.
Blaž - Slovene form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Brahim - Possibly an Albanian form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."
Benedito - Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bryant - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bellatrix - From the Latin name of a star in the constellation Orion, meaning "female warrior."
Bashemath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." 
Bomani - Egyptian name meaning "warrior."
Bunny - English pet form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bujune - African Nyoro name meaning "sorrow." This name is sometimes given to a child born during time of sorrow.
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."
Burk - From the Germanic word burg, meaning "castle, fort, protection." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element.
Bree - English form of Irish Brígh, meaning "force, strength."
Bendiks - Latvian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bonaventure - Variant spelling of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
Burney - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna "son of Biorna," hence "bear."
Bohater - Polish form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Bernd - Contracted form of Low German Berend, meaning "bold as a bear."
Babirye - African Luganda name meaning "first-born of twins."
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."
Bilhan - Hebrew name meaning "modest." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite.
Bogomir - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mir "peace," hence "God-peace."
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.
Biyu - Chinese name meaning "jasper," the semi-precious stone.
Bedrosian - Armenian name meaning "descendant of Bedros." 
Brigitte - French and German form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Bessie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Benjy - Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Brock - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English brocc meaning "badger."
Bice - Pet form of Italian Beatrice, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Belinde - Danish form of Old High German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Barak - Greek form of Hebrew Baraq, meaning "flash of lightning." In the bible, this is the name of a commander of the Israelites. 
Branwenn - Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
Baghatur - From an old Mongolian term for a "hero" or "warrior." 
Bart - Short form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
Briar - English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
Boyan - Bulgarian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Bearnard - Gaelic form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Beylke - Pet form of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Blossom - 19th century pet name derived from Old English blōstm, meaning "flowers on a fruit-tree (or ornamental tree)."
Barbe - French form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Baydzar - Armenian name meaning "clear; bright."
Benedek - Hungarian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bipin - Bengali form of Hindi Vipin, meaning "forest."
Bogomil - Bulgarian form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Bihotz - Basque name meaning "heart."
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.
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."
Besin - Albanian name derived from the city name, Besiana, meaning "oath."
Bharata - Hindi name meaning "to be maintained." In mythology, this is the name of the second brother of Lord Rama.
Bevan - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan, meaning "son of Evan."
Bonfilia - Feminine form of Italian Bonfilio, meaning"good daughter."
Bathilde - Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight- battle." 
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).
Bernardette - Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
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.
Bernadine - Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bruns - Variant form of German Bruno, meaning "brown."
Biagino - Pet form of Italian Biagio, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Branka - Pet form of Serbian Branislava, meaning "glorious protector."
Benjamine - French feminine form of French Benjamin, meaning "blessed."
Betrys - Welsh form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bodil - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bóthildr, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Bronagh - Variant spelling of Irish Brónach, meaning "sorrow."
Broderick - Welsh surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown." 
Bes - Egyptian myth name of a dwarf god, meaning "brings joy."
Betsy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Bathsheva - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the 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. 
Bulus - Arabic form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Brandi - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Briana - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brynhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Baiardo - Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color."  
Brendanus - Latin form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
Barkarne - Variant spelling of Basque Barkarna, meaning "lonely."
Bar-sabba - Aramaic name, probably meaning "son of the Sabbath." 
Bertie - English pet form of German Bertha, meaning "bright." Compare with masculine Bertie.
Blaine - Variant spelling of English Blain, meaning "little yellow one."
Bilyana - Bulgarian form of Serbian Biljana, meaning "herb."
Braonán - Gaelic name composed of the elements braon "drop, moisture," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little drop."
Béatrice - French form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bero - Basque name meaning "hot."
Belle - English name derived from the French vocabulary word for "beautiful." It is often used in compound names, sometimes in the abbreviated form -bel.
Bartholomaeus - Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Brayden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Bixintxo - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Batya - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of God."
Basma - Arabic name meaning "smile."
Bar-tolmay - Variant form of Aramaic bar-Talmai, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bilal - Arabic name meaning "moistening." 
Bogdana - Feminine form of Slavic Bogdan, meaning "gift from God." 
Berbiz - Basque name meaning "resurrection."
Bakene - Basque name meaning "peace."
Bailee - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Braith - Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 
Brianna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Basit - Arabic name meaning "one who enlarges."
Bunko - Japanese name meaning "literary child."
Bijay - Variant spelling of Hindi Vijay, meaning "victory."
Branko - Pet form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector."
Bára - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Blasios -  Greek form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Besiana - Variant spelling of Albanian Besijana, meaning "oath."
Bella - Latin name derived from the word bella, meaning "beautiful." It is the feminine form of masculine bello, meaning "handsome." 
Bettino - Pet form of Italian Benedetto, meaning "blessed."
Barzilai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay, meaning "man of iron."
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. 
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." 
Bendision -  Chamoru name meaning "blessed."
Berthold - German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and wald "ruler," hence "bright ruler."
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." 
Bariesous - Variant spelling of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus."
Bonaventura - Italian name meaning "good fortune."
Beltrán - Spanish form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
Bitxi - Basque name meaning "gem."
Bar - Element found in a great manyAramaic names, meaning "son of."
Bonny - Variant spelling of English Bonnie, meaning both "good" and "pretty."
Barnabás - Hungarian form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Baber - Variant spelling of Mughul Babur, meaning "lion" or "tiger."
Badru - Egyptian name meaning "born during the full moon."
Barry - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed." 
Belén - Spanish name for Bethlehem also used as a personal name, meaning "house of bread."
Bayla - Variant spelling of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Barnebhuah -  Aramaic name composed of the elements bar "son of" and nebiy "prophet, speaker," hence meaning "son of exhortation." 
Beula - Variant spelling of Hebrew Beulah, meaning "she who is married."
Brett - English unisex name meaning, "aBreton."
Boipelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "proud."
Bryanne - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bambi - English unisex name, derived from the Italian word bambino, meaning "child." 
Brandie - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Berkant - Turkish name meaning "solid oath."
Bronislovas - Lithuanian form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." 
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. 
Bukuroshe - Albanian name meaning "beauty." 
Bambie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bambi, meaning "child."
Bethan - Welsh form of Greek Elisabet, meaning "God is my oath." 
Blondie - English byname transferred to forename use, meaning "blonde."
Blancheflor - Old French and Middle English form of French Blancheflour, meaning"white flower."
Blaze - Variant spelling of English Blaize, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Benigno - Italian form of Latin Benignus, meaning "kind."
Blodeuyn - Welsh name derived from the word blawd, meaning "flower."
Byrne - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin "descendant of Bran," hence "raven."
Basajaun - Basque folklore name composed of the elements baso "woods" and jaun "lord," hence "lord of the woods." 
Bosma - Hebrew name meaning "perfumed."
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. 
Bryon - Variant spelling of English Bryan, meaning "high hill."
Bastien - Short form of French Sébastien, meaning "from Sebaste."
Bjartr - Old Norse name derived from the word bjartr, meaning "bright."
Behruz - Persian name meaning "fortunate; good day."
Basim - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
Bonifatius - Latin name composed of the elements bonum "good" and fatum "destiny, fate," hence "good destiny/fate."
Buffy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Bjarte - Norwegian form of Old Norse Bjartr, meaning "bright."
Bylun - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Borvo - A sobriquet for the Celtic sun god Belenus, meaning "heat." As Belenus Borvo, he was "shining heat."
Berry - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "berry." Compare with masculine Berry.
Buppha - Thai name meaning "flower."
Bert - Modern English name derived from Old English beorht, meaning "bright." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element. 
Bo-hai - Chinese name meaning "sea gulf" or "waves of the gulf."
Besart - Albanian name meaning "golden oath."
Butrus - Arabic form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Bich - Vietnamese name meaning "jade." 
Bratislav - Serbian name composed of the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slav "glory," hence "brother of glory." 
Bertrand - Medieval French form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
Brenin - Welsh form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Bobby - Pet form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Bathildis - Latinized form of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
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."
Bamidele - African Yoruba name meaning "follow me home."
Borghild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helpful battle maid." 
Bethney - Variant spelling of English Bethany, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
Bartosz - Pet form of Polish Bartłomiej, meaning "son of Talmai."
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."
Babatunde - African Yoruba name meaning "father has returned."
Brangwen - Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
Batsheba - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bathsheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Bagatyr - Bulgarian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Botros - Variant spelling of Arabic Boutros, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
Beate - German name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Brennan - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braonáin, "descendant of Braonán," hence "little drop." 
Balere - Basque form of Roman Latin Valerie, meaning "strong."
Benson - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Ben."
Bahiyya - Arabic name meaning "beautiful."
Bussaba - Thai name meaning "flower."
Barbary - Medieval English form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
Berta - Czech and Polish form of German Bertha, meaning "bright."
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.
Baldoin - Old French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
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. 
Bluebell - American flower name popularin the 19th century, but rarely used today.
Bakar - Basque name meaning "alone."
Birgitta - Modern Scandinavian form of Latin Brigitta, meaning "exalted one."
Belasko - Basque name meaning "raven."
Becky - Pet form of English Rebecka, meaning "ensnarer."
Baylee - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
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. 
Bertrando - Italian form of Latin Bertramus, meaning "bright raven." 
Basia -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Basya, meaning "daughter of God."
Breno - Portuguese form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Britannia - Latin name for the personification of the British Empire, meaning "Britain."
Bosede - African Tiv name meaning "born on Sunday."
Blanid - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
Bariesou - Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Yesu, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
Bittor - Basque form of Latin Victor, meaning "conqueror."
Barbora - Czech form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bertrade - Variant form of Middle English Bertred, meaning "bright counsel." 
Bożydar - Polish form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Bathild - Old High German name composed of the elements batu "fight, thrust" and hild "battle," hence "fight-battle." 
Boudica - This is the name of a queen of the Brythonic Celtic Iceni people who led an army against Roman invaders, meaning "victory."
Ba - Vietnamese name meaning "three; third."
Bruna - Feminine form of German Bruno, meaning "brown." 
Brittania - Variant spelling of Latin Britannia, meaning "Britain."
Baldur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince."
Bea - Short form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)." 
Bion - Greek name derived from the word bios meaning "life."
Bennett - Medieval form of English Benedict, meaning "blessed." 
Balarama - Hindi myth name of the elder brother of Sri Krishna, composed of the Sanskrit elements bala "strength" and rama "pleasing," hence "strongly pleasing."
Binyamiyn - Older spelling of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Brunhilde - Danish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Brigindos - Gaulish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid ("force, strength"), meaning "exalted one."
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.
Belenos - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Britney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "Little Britain."
Bronwyn - Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted."
Brogan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."
Bláithín - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word blath "flower" with added diminutive suffix, meaning "little flower."
Blerta - Albanian name derived from the word blertë, meaning "green."
Bettie - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Bolanile - African Yoruba name meaning"the riches of this house."
Bialbog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Burkhard - German name composed of the elements burg "castle, fort, protection" and hard "brave, strong," hence "strong protection."
Bourkan - Arabic namemeaning "volcano."
Benedicto - Spanish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Belus - Contracted form of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Bailie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Baldewin - Variant spelling of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Basilia - Feminine form of Spanish Basilio, meaning "queen." 
Buz - Anglicized form of Hebrew Buwz, meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
Brynmor - Welsh name meaning "great hill."
Bros - Hebrew name meaning "cypress tree."
Benedetto - Italian form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bianka - Hungarian form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Benesh - Yiddish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
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. 
Bisera - Bulgarian name derived from Slavic biser, meaning "pearl."
Bonfilio - Variant spelling of Italian Buonfiglio, meaning "good son."
Biaggio - Variant spelling of Italian Biagio, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Biti - Egyptian name meaning "king of the north."
Braheem - Variant spelling of Arabic Brahim, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Bibiana - Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Viviana, meaning "alive." 
Baghadur - Variant spelling of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Boleslava - Feminine form of Slavic Boleslav, meaning "large glory." In use by the Russians.
Bathylle - French form of Old High German Balthild, meaning "bold battle."
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. 
Breann - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Blejan - Cornish name meaning "flower."
Briefbras - French form of Welsh freichfras ("strong-armed"), but meaning "short arm." In Arthurian legend, this is a nickname for Sir Caradoc.
Brendon - Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
Bevin - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady." 
Bonduca - English variant form of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Borysko - Ukrainian form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Bobbi - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
Botum - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "princess."
Bai - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
Basile - French form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
Balendin - Basque form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Bee - Pet form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Brigida - Latin form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Breda - Variant spelling of English Breeda, meaning "exalted one."
Bartlet - Diminutive form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bernádett - Feminine form of Hungarian Bernát, meaning "bold as a bear."
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."
Bapoto - African Zezuru name meaning "born amidst noise/quarreling."
Bartolommeo - Variant spelling of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bakkhos -  Variant spelling of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous."
Braiden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Branislava - Feminine form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
Burke - Variant spelling of German Burk, meaning "castle, fort, protection."
Bell - Variant spelling of English Belle, meaning "beautiful." 
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.
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.
Boniface - Short form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." In use by the French and occasionally the English.
Bjartur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Bjartr, meaning "bright."
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."
Brin - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bahija - Feminine form of Arabic Bahij, meaning "happy."
Brynhild - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Boipuso - African Sotho name meaning "freedom; independence."
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." 
Burton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements burh "fortress, protection" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "fortified settlement."
Belenda - Variant spelling of Danish Belinde, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Badriyah - Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning " full moon."
Batista - Portuguese form of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Benjamina - Feminine form of English Benjamin, meaning "blessed."
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.
Bo-lin - Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and lin "forest."
Besmir - Albanian name meaning "has good faith."
Beathag - Feminine form of Scottish Beathan, meaning "life."
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."
Badr - Arabic unisex name meaning "full moon."
Berniece - English variant spelling of Latin Bernice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bihar - Basque name meaning "tomorrow."
Beti - Basque form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock; stone." 
Barney - English pet form of Bernard "bold as a bear" and Greek Barnabas "son of exhortation." 
Budur - Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning "full moon."
Bennet - Variant spelling of English Bennett, meaning "blessed."
Brenden - Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
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."
Bartel - Pet form of Dutch Bartolomeüs, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bruno - German name derived from the word braun, meaning "brown." In use by the English.
Biljana - Serbian name meaning "herb."
Bogomila - Feminine form of Bulgarian Bogomil, meaning "God-favor."
Bengolarrea - Basque name meaning "land of the blessed."
Benedykt - Polish form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Benedikta - Swedish feminine form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Bent - Variant spelling of Danish Bendt, meaning "blessed."
Bielobog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Bahá - Arabic name meaning "glory, splendor."
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. 
Baldor - Norwegian variant form of Scandinavian Balder, meaning "lord, prince."
Buenaventura - Spanish form of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
Berhtram - Contracted form of Old High German Berahthraben, meaning "bright raven."
Bogdan - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and dan "gift," hence "gift from God." In use by the Bulgarians.
Bat-sheva -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Bath-Sheba, meaning "daughter of the oath."
Boiany - Ukrainian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Bogatyr - Russian form of Turkish Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Bertina - Short form of Italian Albertina, meaning "bright nobility." 
Benedikte - Norwegian feminine form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
Blanka - Czech and Polish form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Billy - Pet form of English William, meaning "will-helmet."
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.
Bosmat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
Baldawin - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold" and wini "friend," hence "brave friend."
Buikhu - Egyptian name meaning "the best."
Brizio - Short form of Italian Fabrizio, meaning "craftsman."
Brannon - Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill." 
Bozidar - Slavic name composed of the elements bozy "divine" and dar "gift," hence "divine gift."
Buwz - Hebrew name meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
Birgita - Danish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Bogna - Contracted form of Slavic Bogdana, meaning "gift from God." 
Brande - Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
Badrig - Armenian name meaning "Roman noble."
Beatrise - Latvian form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bairre - Old form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed."
Bittori - Variant of Basque Bittore, meaning "conqueror."
Bride - Modern form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
Byelobog - Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Briartach - Said to be a corrupted form of Irish Gaelic Muircheartach, meaning "skilled seaman." 
Beathan - Scottish name derived from Gaelic beatha, meaning "life."
Boghos - Armenian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small." 
Brigantia -  Name of the tutelarygoddess of the Brigantes (British Celts) from which the mythic Irish Bríghid, daughter of Dagda, is probably an offshoot.
Bilagaana - Native American Navajo name meaning "white person."
Bilge - Turkish name meaning "wise."
Besa - Albanian name meaning "oath."
Bryn - Welsh unisex name meaning "hill."
Boian - Slavic name derived from the word boi, meaning "battle," hence "warrior." In use by the Romanians.
Boudewijn - Dutch form of Old High German Baldwin, meaning "brave friend."
Baucis - Latin form of Greek Baukis, of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Philemon. They were the only couple in Tyana who were hospitable to the disguised gods Zeus and Hermes. 
Bitxilore - Basque form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Birthe - Pet form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Biddy -   Pet form of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one." It was rarely used after it acquired the negative connotation "old biddy." 
Bernadette - Contracted form of French Bernardette, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bakarne - Feminine form of Basque Bakar, meaning "alone."
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.
Bidziil - Native American Navajo name meaning "he is strong."
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.
Brynne - Feminine form of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bastian - Short form of English Sebastian, meaning "from Sebaste."
Birte - Pet form of Danish Birgitte, meaning "exalted one."
Benedicta - Feminine form of Latin Benedictus,meaning "blessed." 
Batilda - Swedish form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
Bertolf - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Berhtulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Bertilda - Old German name composed of the elements berht "bright" and hild "battle," hence "bright battle maid."
Bashkim - Albanian name meaning "alliance; union."
Becca - Short form of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
Bandi - Pet form of Hungarian András, meaning "man; warrior."
Berengarius - Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."
Brickel - South German byname related to the word bröckel, a diminutive of brocken "chunk," hence "little chunk," denoting a short stocky person.
Beorhthere - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and here "army," hence "bright army."
Berj - Armenian name meaning "elegant."
Babajide - African Yoruba name meaning "father has come to life again."
Bronislava - Feminine form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." In use by the Russians.
Byrghir - Old Swedish form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Bess - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Baptiste - French equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Bieito - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed."
Benita - Feminine form of Spanish Benito, meaning "blessed."
Beltzane - Basque name meaning "brunette."
Bane - Hawaiian name meaning "long-awaited child."
Britton - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "from Britain."
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.
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.
Beatrix - English form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bathilda - Variant spelling of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
Boiko - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." In use by the Romani.
Bogumil - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mil "favor," hence "God-favor."
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.
Bahij - Arabic name meaning "happy."
Berthe - French form of German Bertha, meaning "bright."
Bojan - Serbian and Slovene form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
Breana - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Braidy - Variant spelling of English unisex Brady, meaning "broad-chested." 
Bar-talmai - Aramaic name meaning "son of Talmai."
Booker - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, originally denoting both a "book-binder" and a "scribe."
Bardolph - Anglo-Norman form of Old German Bardulf, meaning "bright wolf."
Baraka - Egyptian name meaning "blessing; gift."
Barunka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Baruna - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
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.
Barabba - Variant spelling of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning "son of the father."
Bar-abba - Aramaic name meaning "son of the father."
Barzig - Armenian name meaning "plain."
Bastiaan - Short form of Dutch Sebastiaan, meaning "from Sebaste."
Bengta - Feminine form of Swedish Bengt, meaning "blessed." 
Barea - Basque name meaning "clam."
Branda - Feminine form of Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "sword."
Bartle - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bairtliméad, meaning "son of Talmai."
Barsegh - Armenian form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Barkev - Armenian name meaning "gift."
Bartos - Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Boyana - Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyan, meaning "warrior."
Bogoris - Tatar nickname meaning "small."
Bar-yesu - Aramaic name meaning "son of Jesus."
Bardhyl - Albanian name meaning "white star."
Basima - Feminine form of Arabic Basim, meaning "smiling."
Berahthraben - Old High German name composed of the elements beraht "bright" and hraban "raven," hence "bright raven."
Brictius - Variant spelling of Latin Bricius, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled."
Bosse - Pet form of Swedish Bo, meaning "householder."
Barra - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bara, meaning "to choose." Compare with masculine Barra.
Berenger - Old French form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Bohumila - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumila, meaning "God-favor."
Branca - Galician-Portuguese form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
Baldric - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and ric "power, rule," hence "bold ruler."
Bellinus - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Berit - Variant form of Norwegian Bergit, meaning "exalted one." 
Bolade - African Yoruba name meaning "thecoming of honor."
Bo-qin - Chinese name composed of the elements bo "sea" or "wave" and Qin "descendant of the Qin dynasty." 
Bekki - Variant spelling of English Becky, meaning "ensnarer."
Bothild - Swedish form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Butannaziba - African Ganda name meaning "before the night."
Bernt - Variant spelling of Low German Bernd, meaning "bold as a bear."
Boulos - Variant spelling of Arabic Bulus, a form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Binh - Vietnamese name meaning "peace."
Bearnas - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Brennius - Latin form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Boleslav - Slavic name composed of the elements bole "large" and slav "glory," hence "large glory." In use by the Russians.
Bojidar - Variant spelling of Bulgarian Bozhidar, meaning "divine gift."
Barnaby - Old English form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Bulut - Turkish name meaning "cloud."
Beppe - Pet form of Italian Giuseppe, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Bartolomeo - Italian form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Benedictus - Late Latin name derived from the word benedicte, meaning "blessed."
Beorhtraed - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and ræd "counsel," hence "bright counsel."
Bhaltair - Scottish Gaelic form of Old High German Walthere, meaning "ruler of the army." 
Benvenuto - Medieval Italian name composed of the elements bene "well" and venuto "arrived," hence "well-arrived," i.e. "welcome."
Baraz - Persian name meaning "exalted."
Borya - Pet form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Brunhild - Old High German form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Birghir - Old Swedish variant form of Scandinavian Birger, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Banafrit - Egyptian name meaning "beautiful soul."
Buduica - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Bernardine - Pet form of French Bernarde, meaning "bold as a bear."
Becka - Short form of English Rebecka, meaning "ensnarer."
Brian -   Irish name derived from Celtic Brigonos, meaning "high hill."
Bengt - Modern form of Swedish Benkt, meaning "blessed." 
Betisa - Basque name meaning "unending."
Bartholomaus - German form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bernard -   English form of Anglo-Saxon Beornheard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bendt - Danish short form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed." 
Brunnhilde - Variant form of Old High German Brunhild, meaning "armored warrior woman."
Benedykta - Feminine form of Polish Benedykt, meaning "blessed."
Benedita - Feminine form of Portuguese Benedito, meaning "blessed."
Brita - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
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."
Bassem - Variant spelling of Arabic Bassam, meaning "smiling."
Bento - Pet form of Portuguese Benjamim, meaning "blessed."
Briallen - Welsh name meaning "primrose."
Bjorg - Old Norse name derived from the word bjorg, "to help, save," hence "rescuer, saver."
Bluma - Yiddish name meaning "flower." Also spelled Blume.
Beileag - Pet form of Scottish Iseabail, meaning "God is my oath."
Borislava - Feminine form of Slavic Borislav, meaning "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
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.
Brice - French form of Scottish Bryce, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Borbala - Russian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bronius - Pet form of Lithuanian Bronislovas, meaning "glorious protector."
Beryl -  English gem name meaning "beryl," from Greek beryllos, a word applied to all green gemstones. 
Bohumil - Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Bine -   Short form of Danish Jacobine, meaning "supplanter."
Bertramus - Latin form of German Bertram, meaning "bright raven."
Bjarni - Icelandic form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bearach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word biorach, meaning "sharp."
Bettye - Variant spelling of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."
Buru - African Shona name meaning "bull."
Bente - Feminine form of Danish Bendt, meaning "blessed."
Bashe - Variant spelling of Yiddish Basha, meaning "daughter of God."
Bedros - Armenian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."
Bernetta - Pet form of French Bernadine, meaning "bringer of victory."
Bartal - Hungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Breanne - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bbwaddene - African Ganda name meaning "large dog."
Baudouin - French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Beatriu - Catalan form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Barclay - Scottish form of Old English Berkeley, meaning "birch tree meadow." 
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.
Benneit - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bras - Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Bahiti - Egyptian name meaning "fortune."
Barrett - Variant spelling of English Barret, meaning "haggler."
Batyah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."
Brava - Esperanto name meaning "brave."
Bette - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Benedikt -   German form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bonifaz - German form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Breindel - Yiddish name meaning "brunette."
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. 
Bsag - Armenian name meaning "crown."
Basak - Turkish name meaning "wheat."
Baako - African Akan unisex name meaning "born first."
Bas - Short form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
Bartholomeus - Dutch form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bergr - Variant form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Blas - Spanish form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bernardetta - Feminine form of Italian Bernardo, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bernarde - Feminine form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bujar - Albanian name meaning "generous."
Bertalan - Hungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bernhardt - Variant spelling of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Botilda - Latin form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
Bernardo -  Italian and Spanish form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Beornheard - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorn "bear" and heard "brave, hardy," hence "bold as a bear."
Beneoit - Old French surname derived from Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bazyli - Polish form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
Bernardita - Feminine form of Spanish Bernardo, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bingen - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Beyla - Variant spelling of Yiddish Baile, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Barebra - Old Swedish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
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. 
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." 
Blaize - English variant spelling of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Borislav - Slavic name composed of the elements bor- "battle" and slav "glory," hence "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
Bernhard - Old High German name composed of the elements bero "bear" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "bold as a bear."
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.
Baldomero - Spanish name composed of the Germanic elements bald "bold, brave" and meri "famous," hence "bold and famous."
Brittani - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
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.
Bixenta - Feminine form of Basque Bixintxo, meaning "conquering."
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.
Bricius - Latin form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Bercu - Turkish name meaning "sweet-smelling."
Bence - Hungarian form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
Bautista - Spanish equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
Berengari - Short form of Latin Berengaria, meaning "bear-spear."
Bogoslav - Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and slav "glory," hence "God-glory."
Birgit - Short form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Bergliot - Danish and Norwegian form of Old Norse Bergljót, meaning "rescue light." 
Bergit - Norwegian variant form of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Batul - Arabic name meaning "virgin."
Baile - Yiddish form of Hebrew Bilhah, meaning "weak, troubled, old."
Braeden - Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
Bahati -  African Swahili word and namemeaning "luck; good fortune."
Berenike - Macedonian form of Greek Pherenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
Berdine - Contracted form of French Bernardine, meaning "bold as a bear." 
Blandina - Chamoru name meaning"blond." 
Belinu - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Berezi - Basque name meaning "special."
Baldhild - Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and hild "battle," hence "bold battle."
Brant - Variant spelling of English Brandt, meaning "blade, sword."
Bertram - Modern German form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 
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.
Baqir - Arabic name meaning "to rip open."
Beniamin - Romanian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bermudo - Spanish form of Visigothic Vermundo, meaning "protector of man." 
Belun - Variant form of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 
Bertoldo - Italian form of German Berthold, meaning "bright ruler."
Benjamim - Portuguese form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
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.
Brose - Short form of English Ambrose, meaning "immortal."
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."
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.
Bellinda - English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Bujare - Feminine form of Albanian Bujar, meaning "generous."
Beatie - Pet form of English Beatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)." 
Baptist - English form of French Baptiste, meaning "baptist."
Bijou - English name derived from the French word bijou, meaning "jewel."
Bo - Chinese unisex name meaning "sea" or "waves."
Barbie - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bennu - Egyptian name meaning "eagle."
Blythe - Old English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the word blīðe, meaning "cheerful, happy."
Berach - Variant spelling of Irish Bearach, meaning "sharp."
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.
Brina -  Yiddish name meaning "brown."
Bernie - Pet form of English Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bram -  Short form of Hebrew Abram "father of elevation" and Abraham "father of a multitude."
Brielle - English short form of French Gabrielle, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Bron - Short form of Welsh Bronwen, meaning "fair-breasted."
Brunilda - Italian and Spanish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
Bailey - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "bailiff." 
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."
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.
Brandt - English surname transferred to forename use, from Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "blade, sword."
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.
Betuel - Variant spelling of English Bethuel, meaning "God destroys" or "man of God."
Brigonos - Old Celtic name meaning "high hill."
Belinus - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Bronwen - Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted." 
Beckah - Short form of English Rebeckah, meaning "ensnarer."
Brigitta - Older form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Brenna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bopha - Cambodian Khmer name meaning "flower."
Bernardus - Latin form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Belynda - English variant spelling of German Belinda, meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Baldev - Contracted form of Hindi Baladeva, meaning "strong God."
Brangwy - Variant spelling of Welsh Brangwen, meaning "fair raven."
Bidane - Basque name meaning "way."
Brychan - Welsh myth name of the father of Eleri, derived from the word brych, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Barrie - Variant spelling of English Barry, meaning "fair-headed."
Brion - Variant spelling of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Basil -  English form of French Basile, meaning "king." Also sometimes given as an herb name.
Becci - Pet form of English Rebecca, meaning "ensnarer."
Brutus - Roman Latin name meaning "heavy" or "the dullard." In use by the English.
Bettina -   Elaborated form of English Betty, meaning "God is my oath."
Bartolmeu - Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Brier - Variant spelling of English unisex Briar, meaning "briar plant."
Brooks - English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "of the brook."
Bet - Short form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
Berenguer - Spanish form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Basileus - Variant form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
Basilius - Latin form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king."
Berwyn - Welsh name composed of the Celtic elements bàrr "head, top," and (g)wyn "fair, white," hence "fair-headed."
Brais - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Burbuqe - Albanian name meaning "bud; sprout."
Brennus - Old Celtic name and title, meaning "king." 
Blasius - Roman name derived from Latin blaesus, "lisping," hence "talks with a lisp."
Benignus - Late Latin name meaning "kind."
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. 
Brigid - Short form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Breanna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Biagio - Italian form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bridie - Pet form of Irish Bride, meaning "exalted one."
Benigna - Feminine form of Italian Benigno, meaning "kind."
Basilio - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
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.
Belinos - Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."
Boyko - Bulgarian name derived from the word bojko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Besim - Albanian name meaning "faith."
Berura - Hebrew name meaning"clean, pure."
Berndt - Variant spelling of Low German Bernd, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bhekizitha - African Zulu name meaning "he watches out for enemies."
Blume - Variant form of Yiddish Bluma, meaning "flower."
Bao - Vietnamese name meaning "protection."
Beringar - Old German name composed of the elements berin "bear" and ger "spear," hence "bear-spear."
Blodwedd - Variant spelling of Welsh Blodeuwedd, meaning "wild feminine (spirit)."
Breeda - Anglicized form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
Berjanoush - Armenian name meaning "elegant and sweet-tempered."
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. 
Boudicca - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Benkt - Swedish contracted form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."
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. 
Branden - Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill."
Bertulf - Variant spelling of Anglo-Saxon Berhtulf, meaning "bright wolf."
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."
Baldwin - English form of French Baldoin, meaning "brave friend."
Bijoy - Variant form of Hindi Bijay, meaning "victory." 
Batilde - French form of Old High German Bathilda, meaning "fight-battle."
Beatrycze - Polish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Beowulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beo "bee" and wulf "wolf," hence "bee-wolf," i.e. "a bear." From the Old English epic poem of the same name about a Germanic hero named Beowulf, who travels to Denmark to help defeat a monster named Grendel. 
Barna - Short form of Hungarian Barnabás, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Badouagan - Armenian name meaning "honorable."
Baatar - Modern form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
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."
Brigita - Latvian and Slovene form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Bud - Short form of English Buddy, meaning "companion."
Beorhtwulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements beorht "bright" and wulf "wolf," hence "bright wolf."
Berna - Turkish name meaning "young."
Bagatur - Georgian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
Belita - English name composed of Latin bella "beautiful" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little beauty." 
Bikendi - Basque form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."
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."
Berlin - From the German city name of uncertain etymology, possibly related to the Old Polabian stem berl-, meaning "swamp."
Bob - Short form of English Robert, meaning "bright fame." 
Bakr - Arabic name meaning "young camel."
Barb - English short form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bysshe - English surname transferred to forename use, from a variant spelling of the surname Bush, meaning "bush."
Bogatir - Variant spelling of Russian Bogatyr, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Betiko - Basque name meaning "eternal."
Birger - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bergr, meaning "rescuer, saver."
Branislav - Serbian form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
Bankole - Egyptian name meaning "help me to build the house."
Bayardo - Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color." 
Brady - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh, meaning "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
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.
Billie - Feminine form of English Billy, meaning "will-helmet."
Bruin - Dutch form of German Bruno, meaning "brown."
Bitya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bityah, meaning "daughter of God."
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."
Buck - From the American English pet name for a "high-spirited young man," from the vocabulary word buck, meaning  "male deer or goat."
Blain - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the old Scottish Gaelic personal name Bláán, meaning "little yellow one."
Babette - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath." 
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.
Baibin - Pet form of Irish Báirbre, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bozhidar - Bulgarian form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Brongwyn - Welsh name composed of the elements bron "breast" and (g)wen "fair, white, holy," hence "fair-breasted."
Blanca - Spanish form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
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."
Baily - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Binah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bina, meaning "intelligence, wisdom." 
Beli - Variant spelling of Welsh Bel, meaning "shining."
Beatriz - Spanish form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Bojana - Feminine form of Serbian/Slovene Bojan, meaning "warrior."
Bolek - Pet form of Polish Bolesław, meaning "large glory."
Bergdis - Old Norse name composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and dís"goddess, woman," hence "rescue-goddess." 
Barbro - Scandinavian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Basya - Ashkenazic form of Hebrew Batya, meaning "daughter of God."
Bassam - Arabic name meaning "smiling."
Berker - Turkish name meaning "solid man."
Basmat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmat, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
Bjarne - Modern Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bindy - English pet form of German Belinda, possibly meaning "bright serpent" or "bright linden tree."
Bertred - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Beorhtraed, meaning "bright counsel." 
Barbra - English contracted form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Baldovino - Italian form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Benjie - Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bonita - Spanish name meaning "pretty."
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.
Babur - Mughul form of Persian Babar, meaning "lion" or "tiger."  This was the name of the first Mughal emperor of medieval India.
Britt - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Barka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
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."
Briony - Variant spelling of English Bryony, meaning "to grow, sprout, swell."
Berhtulf - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements berht "bright" and wulf "wolf," hence "bright wolf."
Behram - Variant spelling of Persian Bahram, meaning "smiter of resistance" or "victorious."
Barnard - From the English surname Barnard, which is a variant spelling of Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Blaise - French form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
Blanche - French name meaning"white." 
Bahiga - Variant spelling of Arabic Bahija, meaning "happy."
Beavis - Variant spelling of English Bevis, possibly meaning "shining one."
Bethanie - English form of Greek Bethania, meaning "house of dates" or "house of misery."
Batur - Turkish form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
Bastet - Variant spelling of Egyptian Bast, meaning "female of the ointment jar. 
Boutros - Variant spelling of Arabic Butrus, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
Birgitte - Danish form of Scandinavian Birgitta, meaning "exalted one."
Brittney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
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."
Boadicea - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Bret - Variant spelling of English Brett, meaning "a Breton." 
Beaumains - In Arthurian legend, this is a name given to Gareth by Sir Kay, meaning "beautiful Hands." 
Balder - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Odin and Frigg.
Brynja - Old Norse name derived from the word brynja, meaning "armor, coat of mail."
Barabal - Scottish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bertha - Old German name derived from the word berht, meaning "bright." 
Berk - Turkish name meaning "solid, strong." 
Brad - Short form of English names beginning with Brad-, from Old English brád, meaning "broad."
Bogumila - Feminine form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Blagoja - Macedonian name meaning "gentle."
Budde - African Ganda name meaning "night; occasion; time; weather."
Brynn - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bradburn - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brad "broad" and burna "stream," hence "broad stream."
Beniamino - Italian form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."
Bonifacy - Polish form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Benayahu - Variant form of Hebrew Benayah, meaning "God has built." This form of the name also appears in the Old Testament bible.
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. 
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."
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. 
Burim - Albanian name meaning "fountain; the source."
Bohlale - African Sotho name meaning "wisdom."
Battista - Italian name derived from the Greek word bapto, "to dip," hence "baptist."
Bamber - German byname meaning "short and fat." 
Brittny - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Benet -   Catalan form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Berend - Low German form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Brenno - Gaulish form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
Bithia - Variant spelling of English Bithiah, meaning "daughter of God."
Babe - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange." Compare with masculine Babe.
Bab - English pet form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Brianne - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bartomeu - Catalan form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Beringarius - Latin form of German Beringar, meaning "bear-spear."
Batildis - Variant spelling of Latin Bathildis, meaning "fight-battle."
Bath-shuwa - Hebrew name meaning "daughter of wealth." In the bible, this is another name Bath-Sheba is known by.
Borys - Polish form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
Britta - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Bartolomeu - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Buziba - African Ganda name meaning "deep water; open water."
Beáta - Hungarian name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Bébhionn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Bérénice - French form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
Brídin - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Bríd, meaning "little exalted one."
Bonifác - Czech form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Bradán - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "salmon."
Bóthildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements bót "bettering, compensation, remedy," and hildr "battle," hence "battle of revenge."
Bernát - Hungarian form of Old High German Bernhard, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bonifácio - Portuguese form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Börje - Swedish form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver." 
Brádach - Gaelic name, possibly from a contracted form of brághadach, meaning "large-chested."
Bartolomeüs -  Dutch form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Brígh - Short form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "force, strength."
Bergþóra - Feminine form of Old Norse Bergþórr, meaning "rescue-Thor."
Björghildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helping battle maid." 
Bariş - Turkish name meaning "peace."
Bjørg - Norwegian form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver." 
Bríghid - Irish name derived from Gaelic brígh, meaning "force, strength." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a goddess, the daughter of Dagda, one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. She is also known by the Gaulish name Brigindos, meaning "exalted one."
Béla - Hungarian name meaning "white." 
Bénézet - French Provençal form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bátor - Hungarian form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
Bartolomäus - German form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bálint - Hungarian form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
Bláán - Scottish name composed of Gaelic blá "yellow" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little yellow one."
Báirbre - Irish form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Béibhinn - Irish name meaning "fair lady."
Breándan - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Bréanainn, meaning "prince."
Berengária - Feminine form of Spanish Berenguer, meaning "bear-spear."
Blažej - Czech form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bénédicte - Feminine form of French Bénédict, meaning "blessed." 
Bárbara - Portuguese form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bohumír -  Czech form of Slavic Bogomir, meaning "God-peace."
Bláthnat - Irish Gaelic name meaning "little flower." In mythology, this is the name of a maiden who loved Cúchulainn, the hero of Ulster. 
Barthélmy - French form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
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."
Bergljót - Old Norse name composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and ljótr "bright, light," hence "rescue light." 
Bàrtolo - Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Baruška - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bözsi - Pet form of Hungarian Erzsébet, meaning "God is my oath."
Boštjan - Short form of Slovene Sebastjan, meaning "from Sebaste."
Beñat - Basque form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bożena - Feminine form of Polish Bożydar, meaning "divine gift."
Bríd - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Bartolomé - Spanish form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
Bláthnaid - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Bláthnat, meaning "little flower."
Björne - Pet form of Swedish Björn, meaning "bear."
Beneš - Czech form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 
Bertók - Hungarian form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven."
Bébinn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Bergþórr - Old Norse composed of the elements bjarga "to rescue" and Þórr "Thor," hence "rescue-Thor."
Barnabé - French form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
Brónach - Irish name derived from the Gaelic word br�n meaning "sorrow."
Bairtliméad - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
Bébhinn - Variant spelling of Irish Béibhinn, meaning "fair lady."
Bartó - Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Barčinka - Pet form of Czech Barbora, meaning"foreign; strange."
Balduíno - Portuguese form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Bréanainn - Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "prince."
Berengár - Portuguese form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Besijana - Albanian name, derived from the city name, meaning "oath."
Babak - Persian name meaning "little father."
Beltza - Basque name meaning "black."
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." 
Bryana - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Bobbie - Pet form of English Roberta, meaning "bright fame."
Boika - Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boiko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
Beelzebul - Variant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul, meaning "lord of dung."
Bar-jesus - Anglicized form of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
Blerim - Albanian name meaning "verdure; greenery."
Bennie - Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."
Blodwen - Welsh name meaning "white flower." 
Bryanna - English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brandr - Old Norse name derived from the word brand "blade, sword," a derivative of brinnan meaning "to flash."
Bruadair - Irish Gaelic name meaning "dream."
Bar-timay - Aramaic name, possibly meaning "son of defilement" or "son of a whore."
Bibiñe - Basque form of Vivian, meaning "alive; animated; lively."
Bithiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Bithyah, meaning "daughter of God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Pharoah.
Bénédict - French form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Benoîte - Feminine form of French Benoît, meaning "blessed."
Benoît - Old French form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
Bartolomĕj - Czech form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Berenice - Latin form of Macedonian Greek Berenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
Bronisława - Feminine form of Polish Bronisław, meaning "glorious protector."
Bogumił - Polish form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
Berengaria - Feminine form of Latin Beringarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Bogusław - Polish form of Slavic Bogoslav, meaning "God-glory."
Boipelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "proud."
Boitumelo - African Tswana unisex name meaning "joy."
Bolesław - Polish form of Slavic Boleslav, meaning "large glory."
Bolivar - Castilian form of Spanish Bolívar, meaning "meadow mill" or "riverbank mill."
Bonifacio - Italian form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
Béďa - Pet form of Czech Bedřich, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Bedřich - Czech form of German Friedrich, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Bedřišek - Pet form of Czech Bedřich, meaning "peaceful ruler."
Bora - Turkish name meaning "hurricane."
Bela - Hebrew name meaning "destruction." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Edom.
Božidar - Czech form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
Brady - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
Benedict - English form of French Bénédict, meaning "blessed." 
Brahim - Arabic form of Hebrew Abraham,meaning "father of a multitude." 
Braidy - Variant spelling of English unisex Brady, possibly meaning "large-chested." 
Braith - Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 
Brandi - Pet form of Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "blade, sword."
Benj�min - Hungarian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."
Baako - African Akan unisex name meaning "born first."
Baal zebul - Variant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul, possibly meaning "lord or possessor of the high place."
Brenin llwyd - Welsh myth name of a being believed to inhabit the mountains of Snowdonia, composed of the names Brenin "king" and Llwyd "gray-haired," hence "grey-haired king."
Báb - Arabic name meaning "gate." 
Bab -   Armenian name meaning "grandfather."
Babe - This was once a popular American English pet name for athletes, especially in the early 1900s, before and after Babe Ruth. Compare with feminine Babe.
Brett - English unisex name meaning, "aBreton."
Babieca - Spanish name meaning "a simpleton; stupid." This wasthe name of the white Andalusian steed belonging to El Cid. According to legend, Babieca was frail and wild and when El Cid chose her, his godfather exclaimed"Babieca!" and so this became his name. But Babieca was notstupid; he became a great and famous warhorse and El Cid loved him so much herequested that he be buried with him in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardena. Unfortunately, his wish was not granted; instead Babieca was buried before the gate of the monastery and two elms were planted to mark the site.
Briar - English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
Badr - Arabic unisex name meaning "full moon."
Brin - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bahadur (persian - بهادر): Hindi and Persian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
Berengar - Italian form of Latin Berengarius, meaning "bear-spear."
Bai - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
Bailey - English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "bailiff." 
Bara - Hebrew name meaning "to choose."
Bailie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Brógán - Old Gaelic name composed of the word br�g "shoe," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little shoe."
Baily - Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
Brogan - Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."
Bronisław - Polish form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." 
Barbára - Icelandic form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Barbara - Greek name derived from the feminine form of the word barbaros, once used to refer to the unintelligible chatter of foreigners which sounded like "bar-bar" to the Greeks, hence "foreign; strange." 
Brook -  English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Old English broc, meaning "brook, stream."
Brooke - Variant spelling of English unisex Brook, meaning "brook, stream."
Bala - Hindi unisex name meaning "young."
Bernat - Catalan form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bogumiła - Feminine form of Polish Bogumił, meaning "God-favor."
Bernat -  Basque form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."
Bogusława - Feminine form of Polish Bogusław, meaning "God-glory."
Berry -  Variant spelling of English Barry, meaning "fair-headed." Compare with feminine Berry.
Bryn - Welsh unisex name meaning "hill."
Balduino - Spanish form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Bertie - Pet form of English Bert, meaning "bright." Compare with feminine Bertie.
Brynn - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Bolesława - Feminine form of Polish Bolesław, meaning "large glory."
Basma - Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosma, meaning perfumed."
Bambi - English unisex name, derived from the Italian word bambino, meaning "child." 
Borbála - Hungarian form of Greek Barbara, meaning"foreign; strange."
Bambie - Variant spelling of English unisex Bambi, meaning "child."
Božena - Feminine form of Czech Božidar, meaning "divine gift."
Beata - Polish name derived from Latin beatus, meaning "blessed." 
Barnabas - Greek form of Aramaic Barnebhuah, meaning "son of exhortation." In the bible, this is a surname given to Joses by the apostles. He was a native of Cyprus who was a Christian teacher and disciple of Paul.
Beatrice -  Italian form of Latin Viatrix, meaning "voyager (through life)."
Barra - Short form of Gaelic Fionnbarra, meaning "fair-headed." Compare with feminine Barra.
Björn - Swedish form of Old Norse Bjorn, meaning "bear."
Bartłomiej - Polish form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
Blair - Scottish unisex name derived from any of a number of places in Scotland called Blair, derived from the Gaelic word blàr, meaning "field, plain," most often referring to a "battlefield." 
Brina - Slovene name meaning "protector."
Błažej - Polish form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
Bliss - Old English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word bliss, meaning "joy; happiness." 
Blythe - Old English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the word blīðe, meaning "cheerful, happy."
Bo (chinese - 波): Chinese unisex name meaning "sea" or "waves."
Bobbi - Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 

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