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Brijesh - Hindi name meaning "king of Braj." In mythology, this is another name for Krishna. 
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."
Britney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "Little Britain."
Brigindos - Gaulish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid ("force, strength"), meaning "exalted one."
Brin - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Brigitta - Older form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Britannia - Latin name for the personification of the British Empire, meaning "Britain."
Bricius - Latin form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Brina -  Yiddish name meaning "brown."
Brickel - South German byname related to the word bröckel, a diminutive of brocken "chunk," hence "little chunk," denoting a short stocky person.
Brian -   Irish name derived from Celtic Brigonos, meaning "high hill."
Briallen - Welsh name meaning "primrose."
Brigid - Short form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Briefbras - French form of Welsh freichfras ("strong-armed"), but meaning "short arm." In Arthurian legend, this is a nickname for Sir Caradoc.
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."
Brittny - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
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."
Britta - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Bridgette - Variant spelling of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one."
Briac - Breton form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Briar - English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
Brigita - Latvian and Slovene form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
Briana - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brielle - English short form of French Gabrielle, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
Brianna - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Britt - Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Brigit - Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Bride - Modern form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
Brigonos - Old Celtic name meaning "high hill."
Brigantia -  Name of the tutelarygoddess of the Brigantes (British Celts) from which the mythic Irish Bríghid, daughter of Dagda, is probably an offshoot.
Bridget - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Briartach - Said to be a corrupted form of Irish Gaelic Muircheartach, meaning "skilled seaman." 
Brittania - Variant spelling of Latin Britannia, meaning "Britain."
Brianne - Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brier - Variant spelling of English unisex Briar, meaning "briar plant."
Brita - Variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
Brion - Variant spelling of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
Brice - French form of Scottish Bryce, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
Brizio - Short form of Italian Fabrizio, meaning "craftsman."
Bridie - Pet form of Irish Bride, meaning "exalted one."
Briony - Variant spelling of English Bryony, meaning "to grow, sprout, swell."
Brigida - Latin form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Brictius - Variant spelling of Latin Bricius, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled."
Brigitte - French and German form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Brittani - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
Brittney - Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
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."
Br?d - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
Br?gh - Short form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "force, strength."
Br?din - Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Bríd, meaning "little exalted one."
Briar - English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
Brin - Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
Brina - Slovene name meaning "protector."

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