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