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