Names starting with Bu
Buonfiglio - Italian name meaning "good son."
Burt - Short form of English Burton, meaning "fortified settlement."
Bubu - Egyptian name meaning "gives light."
Bunty - English name, probably derived from an old nursery rhyme about "babybunting."
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.
Burk - From the Germanic word burg, meaning "castle, fort, protection." Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element.
Burney - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna "son of Biorna," hence "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.
Busiris - Egyptian name of a king who killed visitors to his city, meaning "temple of Osiris."
Bulus - Arabic form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
Bunko - Japanese name meaning "literary child."
Bukuroshe - Albanian name meaning "beauty."
Buffy - Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
Buppha - Thai name meaning "flower."
Butrus - Arabic form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone."
Bussaba - Thai name meaning "flower."
Burkhard - German name composed of the elements burg "castle, fort, protection" and hard "brave, strong," hence "strong protection."
Buz - Anglicized form of Hebrew Buwz, meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
Burke - Variant spelling of German Burk, meaning "castle, fort, protection."
Burton - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements burh "fortress, protection" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "fortified settlement."
Budur - Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning "full moon."
Buenaventura - Spanish form of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
Buikhu - Egyptian name meaning "the best."
Buwz - Hebrew name meaning "contempt." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nachor.
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.
Butannaziba - African Ganda name meaning "before the night."
Bulut - Turkish name meaning "cloud."
Buduica - Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
Buru - African Shona name meaning "bull."
Bujar - Albanian name meaning "generous."
Bujare - Feminine form of Albanian Bujar, meaning "generous."
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..."
Burbuqe - Albanian name meaning "bud; sprout."
Bud - Short form of English Buddy, meaning "companion."
Buck - From the American English pet name for a "high-spirited young man," from the vocabulary word buck, meaning "male deer or goat."
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."
Budde - African Ganda name meaning "night; occasion; time; weather."
Burim - Albanian name meaning "fountain; the source."
Buziba - African Ganda name meaning "deep water; open water."
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."