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