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