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