Boy Names Start With B

Name Origin meaning Popularname
BAAKOAfrican first born. -----
BAASAfrican master. -----
BABArabic gate gateway or court.-----
BABArmenian grandfather. -----
BABAAfrican father. -----
BABAArabic father. -----
BABAJIDEAfrican father has come back. -----
BABATUNDEAfrican father has returned. -----
BADRArabic full moon. -----
BAGABARTAArmenian Bagamazda. -----
BAGAMAZDAArmenian the supreme deity. -----
BAGDATTIArmenian the leader of the great Armenian rebellion against Sargon II. -----
BAGDEMAGUSArthurian father of Meleagant. -----
BAHAArabic the ineffable splendor. -----
BAKRArabic cow or a young he camel.-----
BALADUAssyrian the governor of Sibaniba. -----
BALANArthurian modest brother of Balin. -----
BALASIAkkadian an early Chaldean astronomer. -----
BALASUAkkadian the father of Nabu salim. -----
BALBASUAssyrian Bel is to be. -----
BALDRICAnglo Saxon bold power. -----
BALDULFArthurian bold wolf. -----
BALDWINEAnglo Saxon bold friend. -----
BALINArthurian brother of Balan an herb having the power to restore the dead to life. -----
BAMIDELEAfrican bring me home. -----
BANArthurian white the father of Lancelot. -----
BANAAssyrian the son of Kala. -----
BAPOTOAfrican disturbance noise. -----
BAQIRArabic abounding in knowledge. -----
BARAramaic son. -----
BARAssyrian Ninip. -----
BAR ABBAAramaic son of a father. -----
BARAKAAfrican blessing. -----
BARAKATArabic blessings. -----
BARASAAfrican rum. -----
BARDHYLAlbanian white star. -----
BAREDArmenian cold. -----
BARKANArabic barragan a kind of coarse black woollen garment of Moorish manufacture.-----
BARKEVArmenian gift. -----
BAR NABHAAramaic son of exhortation or son of Nebho.-----
BARSEGHArmenian babbles. -----
BAR TALMAIAramaic son of Talmai furrows. -----
BAR TIMAIAramaic son of Timai. -----
BAR TOLMAIAramaic son of Tolmai furrows. -----
BARUIRArmenian a king of Armenia. -----
BARUIRArmenian a king of Armenia. -----
BASHKIMAlbanian alliance. -----
BASIMArabic a smile. -----
BASIRArabic seer. -----
BASITArabic one who enlarges. -----
BASSAMArabic smiling greatly. -----
BATRIGArmenian Patrick Patriarch.-----
BAZZUTAAssyrian a king of the Taurlai. -----
BBWADDENEAfrican like a large dog. -----
BEALDRICAnglo Saxon bold power. -----
BEALDWINEAnglo Saxon bold friend. -----
BEAUMAINSArthurian beautiful hands. -----
BEDIVEREArthurian the birch tree a knight of the Round Table. -----
BEDRArabic full moon. -----
BEDROSArmenian Peter a rock.-----
BEDROSIANArmenian son of Bedros. -----
BEDVERArthurian the birch tree a knight of the Round Table. -----
BEDWYRArthurian the birch tree a knight of the Round Table. -----
BEHARAlbanian summer. -----
BEKIMAlbanian blessing. -----
BELAssyrian lord master or, possessor Lord of the earth.-----
BELBALADAssyrian the Tartan of Samsivul IV. -----
BELBANIAssyrian an early king of Assyria. -----
BELBASAAssyrian king of the Gambuli. -----
BELBASANIAssyrian the governor of Siphinis. -----
BELDAANAssyrian Rabbitur of Assurnirari II. -----
BELDAGONAssyrian a form of the deity or demiurgus Bel. -----
BELEMURANNIAssyrian the governor of Rezeph. -----
BELESIRAssyrian the chief of the palace of Shalmaneser III. -----
BELGURAssyrian the king of Zibara. -----
BelharranbeluzurAssyrian the chief of the palace of Tiglath Pileser II. -----
BELIBNIAkkadian a Chaldean officer. -----
BELILAIAssyrian a governor of Arbaha. -----
BELITARUSAssyrian Belkatirassu. -----
BELKAPKAPUAssyrian an early king of Assyria. -----
BELKATIRASSUAssyrian Bel has strengthened my hand. -----
BELKUDURUZURAssyrian an early Assyrian monarch. -----
BELLABARISRUKAkkadian a chief of the Magi. -----
BELLAMOURArthurian a fair lover a knight. -----
BELLANGREArthurian a baker or boat the son of Sir Alisander.-----
BEL LUDARIAssyrian a governor of Bile. -----
BELLUSHAssyrian Belnirari. -----
BELNIRARIAssyrian an early king of Assyria. -----
BELQZABATAssyrian the governor of Mazamua. -----
BELSADUAAssyrian the governor of Dihnun. -----
BEL SAMUAkkadian an early Chaldean king. -----
BELSARANNIAssyrianthe prefect of Kurban. -----
BEL SUMILI KAPIAssyrian mythological founder of the Assyrian monarchy. -----
BEL SUM ISCUNAkkadian an early Chaldean astronomer. -----
BEL TAGGILAssyrian the governor of Isana. -----
BELTANAGBALAssyrian Vul nirari. -----
BEL TARZI ANVAAssyrian the governor of Calah Hamidi and some other cities.-----
BEL ZIKIR ISKUNAssyrian a King of Assyria. -----
BENHIDRIAssyrian Benhadad. -----
BEORHTHEREAnglo Saxon bright army. -----
BEORHTRAEDAnglo Saxon bright counsel. -----
BEORHTWULFAnglo Saxon bright wolf. -----
BEORNHEARDAnglo Saxon bear strong. -----
BEOWULFAnglo Saxon bee wolf i.e. a bear. -----
BERHTULFAnglo Saxon bright wolf. -----
BERSULESArthurian a knight. -----
BESARTAlbanian golden oath. -----
BESIANAlbanian oath. -----
BESIMAlbanian faith. -----
BESJANAlbanian oath. -----
BESMIRAlbanian heartburning oath. -----
BESNIKAlbanian faithful. -----
BHEKIZITHAAfrican watches for the enemy. -----
BICOIRArthurian Arthurs father 7th cent. -----
BIIRKHUAssyrian Bakenranf. -----
BILArabic The Lord a Himyaritic deity. -----
BILALArabic moisture or beneficence.-----
BILDAYANAssyrian the Rabbituru under Assur Nirari. -----
BILIMMIANIAssyrian a Tartan of Assyria. -----
BILKUMMIAssyrian Lord of the Palace. -----
BILNIMIKIAssyrian Lord of Mysteries. -----
BILSIDIAssyrian the prefect of the palace under Shalmaneser III. -----
BILSUNUAssyrian the prefect of Khindana. -----
BINLIKKISHAssyrian Vulnirari or Rimmon nirari. -----
BIN NIRARI IAssyrian Vulnirari. -----
BIRDADDAArabic Birvul king of Arabia.-----
BIRVULArabic Birdadda a king of Arabia.-----
BISIRAAssyrian the king of Arima. -----
BISIRAINAssyrian a king of the country of the Arimai. -----
BIT NURAkkadian the general of Adar. -----
BLADUDArthurian wolf fighter father of king Lear. -----
BLAISEArthurian babbles the name of a saint. -----
BLAMORArthurian a fair lover a knight. -----
BLAMOURArthurian a fair lover a knight. -----
BLEOBERISArthurian de Ganis a knight cousin to Lancelot.-----
BLERIMAlbanian verdure. -----
BLESSINGAfrican blessing. -----
BLIANTArthurian a knight who healed Lancelot. -----
BLYANTArthurian a knight who healed Lancelot. -----
BLYDSAfrican lightning. -----
BOGHOSArmenian Paul small.-----
BOGOSArmenian Paul small.-----
BOHLALEAfrican wisdom. -----
BOHORTArthurian a knight of the Round Table. -----
BOIPELOAfrican self glorifying. -----
BOIPUSOAfrican self governed. -----
BOITUMELOAfrican joy. -----
BONGANIAfrican thankful. -----
BORSArthurian a knight of the Round Table. -----
BOTROSArabic a rock. -----
BOULOSArabic small. -----
BOUTROSArabic a rock. -----
BRAHEEMArabic father of a multitude. -----
BRAHIMArabic father of a multitude. -----
BRANArthurian king raven Bran the Blessed. -----
BRANDELISArthurian sword of the castle of Lys a knight of the Round Table. -----
BRANGOIREArthurian a king of the Saxons. -----
BRANORArthurian le Brun an ancient knight.-----
BREDBEDDLEArthurian the Green Knight. -----
BRENNUSArthurian strong a king of Britain. -----
BREUNORArthurian le Noire a knight of the Round Table. -----
BREUSEArthurian a knight. -----
BRIEFBRASArthurian Sir Caradocs surname shrunken arm. -----
BRUCEArthurian a knight. -----
BRYNIAnglo Saxon to brandish a sword . -----
BUBAAkkadian the father of Bubu. -----
BUBAArmenian the father of Bubu. -----
BUBAAssyrian the father of Bubu. -----
BUBUAkkadian the son of Buba. -----
BUBUArmenian the son of Buba. -----
BUBUAssyrian the son of Buba. -----
BUDILAssyrian an early king of Assyria. -----
BUDUILArabic king of the Ammonites. -----
BUJARAlbanian generous. -----
BUJUNEAfrican sorrow troubles.-----
BULLUDHUAkkadian an early Chaldean astronomer. -----
BULUSArabic small. -----
BUNENEAssyrian attendant on the sun god. -----
BURIMAlbanian fountain spring source origin.-----
BUTANNAZIBAAfrican who walks before the night. -----
BUTRUSArabic a rock. -----
BUVALUAssyrian The Giant. -----
BUZIBAAfrican night. -----
BUZUR ASSURAssyrian an early king of Assyria. -----
BELSAMILICAPIBabyloniana very early Babylonian king.-----
BEL SAMUBabylonianan early Chaldean king.-----
BEL SARRA UZURBabylonianBel protect the King.-----
BEL SHAR UZZURBabylonianBel protect the king.-----
BEL SUM ISCUNBabylonianan early Chaldean astronomer.-----
BELZARBIBabyloniana form of the deity Bel.-----
BEROSUSBabylonianSaviour.-----
BOKTNASSARBabylonianNabu kudur uzur.-----
BULLUDHUBabylonianan early Chaldean astronomer.-----
BUNENEBabylonianattendant on the sun god.-----
BURNABURYASBabylonianthe name of two early kings of Babylonia.-----
BUVALUBabylonianthe Giant.-----
BUZUR SA DI RABIBabylonianthe pilot of the ark.-----
BAALBabylonianLord.-----
BAALBabylonianLord of the Earth lord master or, possessor .-----
BALASIBabylonianan early Chaldean astronomer.-----
BALASUBabylonianthe father of Nabu salim.-----
BELBabylonianLord of the Earth lord master or, possessor .-----
BELBALIDINABabylonianthe general of Nabubalidina.-----
BELESISBabylonianBalasi.-----
BELIBNIBabyloniana Chaldean officer.-----
BELLABARISRUKBabyloniana chief of the Magi and a king of Babylon.-----
BELTESHAZZARBabylonianBel is the keeper of secrets.-----
BALENDINBasquehealthy.-----
BAREABasquefrom Barea.-----
BASA JAUNBasqueforest lord.-----
BELASCOBasqueson of the raven.-----
BEATBasquebear strong.-----
BERNATBasquebear strong.-----
BINGENBasqueconquering.-----
BITTORBasqueconqueror.-----
BIXENTEBasqueconquering victory.-----
BAGATURBulgarianthe hero.-----
BOGDANBulgarianGod s gift.-----
BOGOMILBulgarianbeloved of God or Lord have mercy.-----
BOGUMILBulgarianbeloved of God or Lord have mercy.-----
BOIKOBulgarianan Ukrainian.-----
BORISLAVBulgariantake glory.-----
BOYKOBulgarianan Ukrainian.-----
BATHANATCelticson of the wild boar.-----
BELCeltic the Lord Apollo Jupiter.-----
BELENOSCeltic Lord shining one Apollo.-----
BELENUSCeltic Lord shining one Apollo.-----
BELINUSCeltic the Lord Apollo Jupiter.-----
BELLAUNOSCeltic the Lord Apollo Jupiter.-----
BERICUSCeltichigh king king paramount.-----
BODUOCCelticvictory.-----
BODUOGNATUSCelticaccustomed to winning.-----
BOLGCeltica Belgic man.-----
BORVOCelticboiling.-----
BRANCelticking raven.-----
BRENHINCelticking raven.-----
BRENNUSCelticstrong.-----
BRITHOMARCelticthe great Briton.-----
BENDISIONChamoru/Chamorroblessing.-----
BUYUGOChamoru/Chamorroflatterer .-----
BAOZHAIChinesestockade of treasures.-----
BIYUChinesejasper the precious stone.-----
BALDOCroatianBel s prince-----
BALTAZARCroatianBel s prince.-----
BOGOSLAVCroatianthe glory of God.-----
BRANIMIRCroatianweapon of peace.-----
BRONIMIRCroatianweapon of peace.-----
BARTOLOMJCzechson of Tolmai or son of furrows.-----
BEDACzechpeace ruler.-----
BEDICHCzechpeace ruler.-----
BENECzechblessed.-----
BLAEJCzechbabbler.-----
BOHDANCzechGod s gift.-----
BOHUMILCzechbeloved of God or Lord have mercy.-----
BOHUMIRCzechGod s peace.-----
BOHUSLAVCzechthe glory of God.-----
BONIFACCzechgood worker.-----
BOIDARCzechdivine gift.-----
BRANISLAVCzechglorious protector.-----
BRONISLAVCzechglorious protector.-----
BENDTDanishblessed.-----
BRANDIDanishblade sword.-----
BARTELDutchson of Tolmai or son of furrows.-----
BARTHOLOMEUSDutchson of Tolmai or son of furrows.-----
BASTIAANDutchawful or venerable one.-----
BOUDEWIJNDutchprincely friend.-----
BRAMDutchfather of height.-----
BRUINDutchbrown.-----
BAEgyptianthe soul.-----
BABAEgyptianexecutioner deities.-----
BABIEgyptiananother name for the spirit Rubi.-----
BAHEgyptianthe Inundation.-----
BAIEgyptiana great chancellor of Egypt.-----
BAIENNETEREgyptianthe third king of the IInd Thinite dynasty Egypt.-----
BAKEgyptianan prince of blood royal.-----
BAKAAEgyptianthe father of Rere.-----
BAKENKHONSUEgyptiana prophet of Amen.-----
BAKENNIFIEgyptianchief of the troops under Piankhi Meramon.-----
BAKENRANFEgyptiana king of Egypt Bocchoris.-----
BAKHEPERUNEBEgyptianthe praenomen of King Tutankhamen.-----
BANDEDEgyptianMendes.-----
BARUKATATAUEgyptiana mystical name of the Osirian deceased.-----
BASAEgyptianson of the priest Amenemant.-----
BASTPADUSEEgyptianPetubastes.-----
BATAEgyptianyounger brother of Anpu.-----
BAUEgyptianan Egyptian gentleman of the XIIth dynasty.-----
BAUTEgyptianan Egyptian deity.-----
BEBEEgyptianprob. a son of Ra sebek nefru.-----
BEKEgyptianan Egyptian officer.-----
BEKENAMENEgyptiana royal scribe.-----
BENATEHHOREgyptiana priest of Amen Ra.-----
BENIPEEgyptianstone of heaven i.e. iron.-----
BennebenskhaufEgyptiana priest of Khem.-----
BENTEHHOREgyptiana priest of Amen Ra.-----
BEONEgyptianthe name of an early Egyptian king of Bubastis.-----
BESEgyptianoath.-----
BESAEgyptian oath Bes.-----
BICHERESEgyptianthe successor of Ratheris king of Memphis.-----
BIENECHESEgyptianthe eighth king of Egypt.-----
BIENRAEgyptianthe deity of the soul of the sun.-----
BINEBTATEgyptianthe spirit lord of Tattu.-----
BINOTHRESEgyptianBaienneter.-----
BINRAEgyptiana son of King Aahmes I.-----
BOCCHORISEgyptianBakenranf.-----
BTHOSEgyptianButau.-----
BRAHEEMEgyptianfather of a multitude.-----
BUTAUEgyptianthe first king of the IInd Thinite dynasty.-----
BAALZEBUBEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Ba al Zebuwb meaning lord of the fly. In the bible this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.-----
BAAL ZEBUBEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Ba al Zebuwb meaning lord of the fly. In the bible this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.-----
BABEEnglishThis was once a popular American English pet name for athletes especially in the early 1900s before and after Babe Ruth. Compare with feminine Babe.-----
BAILEYEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use meaning bailiff.-----
BAILIEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Bailey meaning bailiff.-----
BAILYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Bailey meaning bailiff.-----
BALDWINEnglishEnglish form of French Baldoin meaning brave friend.-----
BALLARDEnglishFrom 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.-----
BALLINAMOREEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Beal an tha Moir meaning mouth of the big ford.-----
BALLINDERRYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Baile an Doire meaning town of the oak wood.-----
BALTHASAREnglishAnglicized form of Greek Baltasar meaning Ba al protect the king. Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi wise men from the east who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible Balthasar is one of them the other two are Casper and Melchior.-----
BALTHAZAREnglishVariant spelling of English Balthasar meaning Ba al protect the king.-----
BAMBIEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the Italian word bambino meaning child.-----
BAMBIEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Bambi meaning child.-----
BANIEnglish Anglicized form of Hebrew Baniy meaning built. In the bible this is the name of several characters including one of David s warriors.-----
BAPTISTEnglishEnglish form of French Baptiste meaning baptist.-----
BAR JESUSEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Bariesou meaning son of Jesus. In the New Testament bible this is the name of a FALSE prophet.-----
BARNABYEnglishOld English form of Greek Barnabas meaning son of exhortation.-----
BARNEYEnglishEnglish pet form of Bernard bold as a bear and Greek Barnabas son of exhortation.-----
BARRETEnglishEnglish 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.-----
BARRETTEnglishVariant spelling of English Barret meaning haggler.-----
BARRIEEnglishVariant spelling of English Barry meaning fair headed.-----
BARRYEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Barra meaning fair headed.-----
BARTEnglishShort form of English Bartholomew meaning son of Talmai.-----
BARTHOLOMEWEnglishEnglish form of French Bartholomieu meaning son of Talmai. In the New Testament bible this is the name of one of the twelve apostles.-----
BARTLETEnglishDiminutive form of English Bartholomew meaning son of Talmai.-----
BARTLEYEnglishOld English name meaning Bart s Bartholomew s meadow.-----
BARUCHEnglishAnglicized 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.-----
BARZILAIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay meaning man of iron.-----
BARZILLAIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay meaning man of iron. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a Gileadite leader who helped David against Absalom s rebellion.-----
BASEnglishShort form of English Basil meaning king or basil the herb .-----
BASILEnglishEnglishform of French Basile meaning king. Also sometimes given as an herb name.-----
BASSETTEnglishEnglish 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.-----
BASTIANEnglishShort form of English Sebastian meaning from Sebaste.-----
BAXTEREnglishOld English occupational surname transferred to forename use derived from the word bicestre female baker, the feminine form of bicere male baker.-----
BAZEnglishPet form of English Basil meaning king or basil the herb .-----
BEAUEnglishOriginally an English pet name meaning handsome, derived from the French word beau meaning beautiful. Later in the 19th century it was used as a word meaning admirer or sweetheart. Its use as a forename seems to have been due to Wren s novel Beau Geste 1924 and the character Beau Wilkes in Mitchell s Gone With the Wind 1936 .-----
BEAVISEnglishVariant spelling of English Bevis possibly meaning shining one.-----
BEDIVEREEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Bedwyr possibly meaning grave knower, inferring one who knows Arthur s grave. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table who returned Excalibur to the Lady of the Lake after King Arthur s death. Described as being one handed he was still an excellent warrior. In Welsh his full name was Bedwyr Bedrydant meaning Bedivere of the Perfect Sinews.-----
BEELZEBUBEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Beelzeboul meaning lord of dung. In the New Testament bible this is a name for Satan the prince of evil spirits.-----
BELSHAZZAREnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Belsha tstsar meaning Ba al protect the king. In the bible this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.-----
BELTESHAZZAREnglishAnglicized form of Babylonian Beltesha tstsar meaning Ba al s prince. In the bible this is Daniel the prophet s Babylonian name.-----
BENEnglishShort form of English Benjamin son of the right hand and Benedict blessed.-----
BENAIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Benayah and Benayahu meaning God has built.In the bible this is the name of the captain of David s guard and many other characters.-----
BENEDICTEnglishEnglish form of French Benedict meaning blessed.-----
BENETVariantEnglishspelling of English Bennett meaning blessed. Compare with another form of Benet.-----
BENETTEnglishVariant spelling of English Bennett meaning blessed.-----
BENJAMINAnglicizedEnglishform of Greek Beniamin from Hebrew Binyamin meaning son of the right hand. In the bible this is the name of one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel the youngest of Jacob s twelve sons. His birth name was Benoni given to him by his mother who died giving birth to him. Not wanting his son to bear such an ill omened name Jacob changed his name to Binyamin/Benjamin because he was the only son born in southern Canaan instead of northern Mesopotamia. Compare with another form of Benjamin.-----
BENJIEnglishPet form of English Benjamin meaning son of the right hand.-----
BENJIEEnglishPet form of English Benjamin meaning son of the right hand.-----
BENJYEnglishPet form of English Benjamin meaning son of the right hand.-----
BENNETEnglishVariant spelling of English Bennett meaning blessed.-----
BENNETTEnglishMedieval form of English Benedict meaning blessed.-----
BENNIEEnglishPet form of English Benjamin son of the right hand and Benedict blessed.-----
BENNYEnglishPet form of English Benjamin son of the right hand and Benedict blessed.-----
BEN ONIEnglishAnglicized 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.-----
BENONIEnglishAnglicized 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.-----
BENSONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning son of Ben.-----
BENTLEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements beonet bent grass and leah clearing, meadow hence bent grass meadow.-----
BENTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the name of a place in Northumbria composed of the Old English elements beonet bent grass and tun enclosure settlement, hence bent grass settlement.-----
BERKELEYEnglishEnglish 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.-----
BERNARDEnglishEnglishform of Anglo Saxon Beornheard meaning bold as a bear. Compare with another form of Bernard.-----
BERNIEEnglishPet form of English Bernard meaning bold as a bear.-----
BERRYVariantEnglishspelling of English Barry meaning fair headed. Compare with feminine Berry.-----
BERTEnglishModern English name derived from Old English beorht meaning bright. Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element.-----
BERTIEEnglishPet form of English Bert meaning bright.Compare with feminine Bertie.-----
BETHUELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Bethuw el meaning God destroys or man of God. In the bible this is the name of a town and also the name of the father of Rebecca.-----
BETUELEnglishVariant spelling of English Bethuel meaning God destroys or man of God.-----
BEVANEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the Anglicized form of Welsh ap Iefan meaning son of Evan.-----
BEVERLEYEnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use derived from the name of a place in Humberside composed of the Old English elements beofor beaver and leac stream, hence beaver stream. The feminine form of the name is spelled without the second e Beverly.-----
BEVISEnglishEnglishsurname 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.-----
BEZALEELEnglishAnglicized 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.-----
BIFFEnglishOriginally 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.-----
BIGVAIEnglishAnglicized 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.-----
BILLEnglishPet form of English William meaning will helmet.-----
BILLYEnglishPet form of English William meaning will helmet.-----
BLAINEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the old Scottish Gaelic personal name Blaan meaning little yellow one.-----
BLAINEEnglishVariant spelling of English Blain meaning little yellow one.-----
BLAIZEEnglishEnglish variant spelling of French Blaise meaning talks with a lisp.-----
BLAKEEnglishOld 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 blic black, and 2 blac white. It can therefore mean either black or white.-----
BLAZEEnglishVariant spelling of English Blaize meaning talks with a lisp.-----
BLISSEnglishOld English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word bliss meaning joy happiness.-----
BLYTHEEnglishOld English surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from the word blioe meaning cheerful, happy.-----
BOAZEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Bo az meaning swiftness. In the bible this is the name of a Bethlehemite who married Ruth.-----
BOBEnglishShort form of English Robert meaning bright fame.-----
BOBBIEnglishUnisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta meaning bright fame.-----
BOBBYEnglishPet form of English Robert meaning bright fame.-----
BONIFACEEnglishShort form of Latin Bonifatius meaning good destiny/fate. In use by the French and occasionally the English.-----
BOOKEREnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use originally denoting both a book binder and a scribe.-----
BRADEnglishShort form of English names beginning with Brad from Old English brad meaning broad.-----
BRADBURNEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements brad broad and burna stream, hence broad stream.-----
BRADENEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bradain meaning descendant of Bradan, hence salmon.-----
BRADFORDEnglishEnglish habitational surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements brad broad and ford ford, river crossing hence broad river crossing.-----
BRADLEYEnglishEnglish habitational surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements brad broad and leah meadow, woodland clearing, broad meadow. -----
BRADYEnglishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Bradaigh descendant of Bradach, hence large chested.-----
BRAEDENEnglishVariant spelling of English Braden meaning salmon.-----
BRAIDENEnglishVariant spelling of English Braden meaning salmon.-----
BRAIDYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Brady possibly meaning large chested.-----
BRANShortEnglishform of English Brandon meaning broom covered hill, and other names beginning with Bran . Compare with other forms of Bran.-----
BRANDENEnglishVariant spelling of English Brandon meaning broom covered hill.-----
BRANDONEnglishEnglish 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.-----
BRANDTEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from Anglo Saxon Brand meaning blade, sword.-----
BRANNONEnglishVariant spelling of English Brandon meaning broom covered hill.-----
BRANTEnglishVariant spelling of English Brandt meaning blade, sword.-----
BRAYDENEnglishVariant spelling of English Braden meaning salmon.-----
BRENDANAnglicizedEnglishform of Irish Gaelic Breandan meaning prince.-----
BRENDENEnglishVariant spelling of English Brendan meaning prince.-----
BRENDONEnglishVariant spelling of English Brendan meaning prince.-----
BRENNANEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Braonain descendant of Braonan, hence little drop.-----
BRENTEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use having several possible origins -----
BRENTONEnglishHabitational surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements bryne meaning fire, flame, and tun enclosure, settlement, town, hence fire town.-----
BRETEnglishVariant spelling of English Brett meaning a Breton.-----
BRETTEnglishEnglish unisex name meaning a Breton.-----
BRIANOldEnglishFrench derogatory byname derived from the Old Occitan word brian meaning maggot. Compare with another form of Brian.-----
BRIAREnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the plant name briar from Old English brer meaning prickly bush.-----
BRIGHAMEnglishEnglish 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.-----
BRISCOEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of various places most of which were composed of the Old Norse elements birki birch and skigr wood, hence birch wood.-----
BRITTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning from Britain.-----
BROCKEnglishSurname transferred to forename use derived from Old English brocc meaning badger.-----
BRODERICKEnglishWelsh surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch meaning reddish brown.-----
BRODIEEnglishModern English variant spelling of Irish Brody meaning ditch.-----
BROOKEnglishEnglishsurname transferred to unisex forename use from Old English broc meaning brook, stream.-----
BROOKEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Brook meaning brook, stream.-----
BROOKSEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use meaning of the brook.-----
BROSEEnglishShort form of English Ambrose meaning immortal.-----
BRUCEEnglishScottish 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.-----
BRUNOEnglishGerman name derived from the word braun meaning brown.In use by the English.-----
BRUTUSEnglishRoman Latin name meaning heavy or the dullard. In use by the English.-----
BRYANEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Irish Brian meaning high hill.-----
BRYANTEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from Irish Brian meaning high hill.-----
BRYONEnglishVariant spelling of English Bryan meaning high hill.-----
BUCKEnglishFrom the American English pet name for a high spirited young man, from the vocabulary word buck meaning male deer or goat.-----
BUDEnglishShort form of English Buddy meaning companion.-----
BUDDYEnglishEnglish name derived from the vocabulary which may be an altered form of brother or more likely a variant spelling of British butty meaning companion.-----
BURNEYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna son of Biorna, hence bear.-----
BURTEnglishShort form of English Burton meaning fortified settlement.-----
BURTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements burh fortress, protection and tun enclosure, settlement, hence fortified settlement.-----
BUSTEREnglishEnglish 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.-----
BUTCHEnglishOriginally 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...-----
BUZEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Buwz meaning contempt. In the bible this is the name of a son of Nachor.-----
BYRNEEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Broin descendant of Bran, hence raven.-----
BYRONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the Old English phrase t om byrum at the byres or cattle sheds . The name was usually given to someone whose job it was to look after cattle.-----
BYSSHEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a variant spelling of the surname Bush meaning bush.-----
BALDOINFrenchOld French form of Old High German Baldawin meaning brave friend.-----
BAPTISTEFrenchFrench equivalent of Italian Battista meaning baptist.-----
BARNABEFrenchFrench form of Greek Barnabas meaning son of exhortation.-----
BARTHELMYFrenchFrench form of Latin Bartholomaeus meaning son of Talmai.-----
BARTHOLOMIEUFrenchFrench Provencal form of Latin Bartholomaeus meaning son of Talmai.-----
BARTHOMIEUFrenchContracted form of French Provencal Bartholomieu meaning son of Talmai.-----
BASILEFrenchFrench form of Latin Basilius meaning king.-----
BASTIENFrenchShort form of French Sebastien meaning from Sebaste.-----
BAUDOUINFrenchFrench form of Old High German Baldawin meaning brave friend.-----
BAYARDFrenchOld 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.-----
BEAUMONTFrenchFrom the Old French surname derived from a place name composed of the elements beau beautiful and mont hill, mountain, hence beautiful mountain.-----
BEAUREGARDFrenchFrom 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.-----
BEDOIERFrenchFrench form of English Bedivere possibly meaning grave knower, inferring one who knows Arthur s grave.-----
BENEDICTFrenchFrench form of Latin Benedictus meaning blessed.-----
BENEOITFrenchOld French surname derived from Latin Benedictus meaning blessed.-----
BENEZETFrenchFrench Provencal form of Latin Benedictus meaning blessed.-----
BENJAMINFrenchFrenchform of Greek Beniamin from Hebrew Binyamin meaning son of the right hand. Compare with another form of Benjamin.-----
BENOTFrenchOld French form of Latin Benedictus meaning blessed.-----
BERENGERFrenchOld French form of Latin Berengarius meaning bear spear.-----
BERNARDNormanFrenchFrench form of Old High German Bernhard meaning bold as a bear.Compare with another form of Bernard.-----
BERTRANDFrenchMedieval French form of Old High German Berhtram meaning bright raven.-----
BLAISEFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Blasius meaning talks with a lisp.-----
BRIANOldFrenchFrench derogatory byname derived from the Old Occitan word brian meaning maggot. Compare with another form of Brian.-----
BRIANTFrenchFrenchform of Irish Brian meaning high hill. Compare with another form of Briant.-----
BRICEFrenchFrench form of Scottish Bryce meaning pied, spotted, speckled.-----
BRIEFBRASFrenchFrench form of Welsh freichfras strong armed but meaning short arm. In Arthurian legend this is a nickname for Sir Caradoc.-----
BRUCEFrenchScottish 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.-----
BARRAMisc. GaelicShort form of Gaelic Fionnbarra meaning fair headed. Compare with feminine Barra.-----
BEARNARDMisc. GaelicGaelic form of French Bernard meaning bold as a bear.-----
BIORNAMisc. GaelicGaelic name of Nordic origin meaning bear.-----
BRADACHMisc. GaelicGaelic name possibly from a contracted form of braghadach meaning large chested.-----
BRAONANMisc. GaelicGaelic name composed of the elements braon drop, moisture, and a diminutive suffix hence little drop.-----
BRIANTGaelicMisc. Gaelicname composed of bri exalted and the termination NAME implying the state of that to which it is affixed hence the exalted one.Compare with another form of Briant.-----
BROGANMisc. GaelicOld Gaelic name composed of the word brig shoe,and a diminutive suffix hence little shoe.-----
BALDAWINGermanOld High German name composed of the elements bald bold and wini friend, hence brave friend.-----
BALDEWINGermanVariant spelling of Old High German Baldawin meaning brave friend.-----
BALDRICGermanOld High German name composed of the elements bald bold, brave and ric power, rule, hence bold ruler.-----
BAMBERGermanGerman byname meaning short and fat.-----
BARDAWULFGermanOld German equivalent of Anglo Saxon Bertulf meaning bright wolf.-----
BARDULFGermanContracted form of German Bardawulf meaning bright wolf.-----
BARTHOLDGermanVariant spelling of German Berthold meaning bright ruler.-----
BARTHOLOMAUSGermanGerman form of Latin Bartholomaeus meaning son of Talmai.-----
BARTOLOMUSGermanGerman form of Latin Bartolomaeus meaning son of Talmai.-----
BENEDIKTGermanGermanform of Latin Benedictus meaning blessed.Compare with another form of Benedikt.-----
BERAHTHRABENGermanOld High German name composed of the elements beraht bright and hraban raven,hence bright raven.-----
BERENDGermanLow German form of Old High German Bernhard meaning bold as a bear.-----
BERHTRAMGermanContracted form of Old High German Berahthraben meaning bright raven.-----
BERINGARGermanOld German name composed of the elements berin bear and ger spear, hence bear spear.-----
BERNDGermanContracted form of Low German Berend meaning bold as a bear.-----
BERNDTGermanVariant spelling of Low German Bernd meaning bold as a bear.-----
BERNHARDGermanOld High German name composed of the elements bero bear and hard brave, hardy, strong, hence bold as a bear.-----
BERNHARDTGermanVariant spelling of Old High German Bernhard meaning bold as a bear.-----
BERNTGermanVariant spelling of Low German Bernd meaning bold as a bear.-----
BERTHOLDGermanGerman name composed of the elements berht bright and wald ruler, hence bright ruler.-----
BERTRAMGermanModern German form of Old High German Berhtram meaning bright raven.-----
BONIFAZGermanGerman form of Latin Bonifatius meaning good destiny/fate.-----
BRICKELGermanSouth German byname related to the word brockel a diminutive of brocken chunk, hence little chunk, denoting a short stocky person.-----
BRUNOGermanGerman name derived from the word braun meaning brown.In use by the English.-----
BRUNSGermanVariant form of German Bruno meaning brown.-----
BURKGermanFrom the Germanic word burg meaning castle, fort, protection. Used as a short form of longer names containing the same element.-----
BURKEGermanVariant spelling of German Burk meaning castle, fort, protection.-----
BURKHARDGermanGerman name composed of the elements burg castle, fort, protection and hard brave, strong, hence strong protection.-----
BADWILAGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicspearman.-----
BEREMUDGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothicbear s mood.-----
BOTHERICGothic/Visigothic/Ostrogothiccommanding king.-----
BAALGreek Greek form of Hebrew Ba al meaning lord, master or possessor. In the New Testament bible this is the name of the supreme masculine divinity of the Semitic nations just as Ashtoreth Greek Astarte was their supreme feminine divinity.-----
BAALGreekZEBUL Variant form of Greek Beelzeboul possibly meaning lord or possessor of the high place.-----
BAKCHOSGreek 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.-----
BAKKHOSVariantGreekspelling of Greek Bakchos meaning noisy, riotous.-----
BALIOSGreek 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.-----
BALTASARGreek Greek form of Aramaic Belsha tstsar meaning Ba al protect the king. In the bible this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.-----
BALTAZARGreekVariant spelling of Greek Baltasar meaning Ba al protect the king.-----
BARABBASGreek 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.-----
BARAKGreek Greek form of Hebrew Baraq meaning flash of lightning. In the bible this is the name of a commander of the Israelites.-----
BARIESOUGreek Greek form of Aramaic Bar Yesu meaning son of Jesus. In the New Testament bible this is the name of a FALSE prophet.-----
BARIESOUSGreek Variant spelling of Greek Bariesou meaning son of Jesus.-----
BARNABASGreek 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.-----
BARSABBASGreek 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.-----
BARTHOLOMAIOSGreek 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.-----
BASILEUSGreek Variant form of Greek Vasilios meaning king.-----
BEELZEBOULGreek Greek form of Hebrew Ba al Zebuwb lord of the fly meaning lord of dung. In the New Testament bible this is a name for Satan the prince of evil spirits.-----
BEELZEBULGreekVariant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul meaning lord of dung.-----
BENEDIKTOSGreek Greek form of Latin Benedictus meaning blessed.Martin Luther noted that this name added up to 666 in Greek gematria.-----
BENIAMINGreek Greek form of Hebrew Binyamin meaning son of the right hand. In the bible this is the name of several characters including one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel the youngest of Jacob s twelve sons.-----
BIONGreek Greek name derived from the word bios meaning life.-----
BLASIOSGreek Greek form of Roman Latin Blasius meaning talks with a lisp.-----
BOANERGESGreek Greek name meaning sons of thunder or sons of tumult. In the bible this is a name given to the brothers James and John by Jesus.-----
BESNIKGypsy/RomaniAlbanian name meaning faithful loyal. In use by the Romani.-----
BOGypsy/RomaniRomani name meaning colonist, settler. Compare with other forms of Bo.-----
BOIKOGypsy/RomaniVariant spelling of Bulgarian Boyko meaning inhabitant of western Ukraine.In use by the Romani.-----
BOLDORomaniGypsy/Romaniform of Croatian Baldo meaning Ba al protect the king.-----
BANEHawaiianHawaiian name meaning long awaited child.-----
BA ALHebrew/Jewish Hebrew Semitic name of several storm gods and the first king of Hell who had three heads and commanded 66 legions of demons derived from the word ba al meaning lord, master or possessor. In the bible this is the name of a member of the tribe of Reuben and the grandfather of Saul.-----
BA AL ZEBUWBHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning lord of the fly. In the bible this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.-----
BANIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name derived from the word banah meaning built. In the bible this is the name of several characters including one of David s warriors.-----
BARAQHebrew/Jewish 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.-----
BARUWKHebrew/Jewish 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.-----
BARZILLAYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning man of iron. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a Gileadite leader who helped David against Absalom s rebellion.-----
BAZAKHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning flash of light.-----
BELAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning destruction. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a king of Edom.-----
BELSHA TSTSARHebrew/Jewish Aramaic and Hebrew forms of Babylonian Beltesha tstsar meaning Ba al s prince and Bel Shar Usur Ba al protect the king. In the bible this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.-----
BENAYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God has built. In the bible this is the name of the captain of David s guard and many other characters.-----
BENAYAHUHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Benayah meaning God has built. This form of the name also appears in the Old Testament bible.-----
BEN OWNIYHebrew/Jewish 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.-----
BENYAMINHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Binyamin meaning son of the right hand.-----
BENZECRYHebrew/JewishHebrew patronymic name meaning son of Zechariah.-----
BETHUW ELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning God destroys or man of God. In the bible this is the name of a town and also the name of the father of Rebecca.-----
BETSALELHebrew/Jewish 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.-----
BIGVAYHebrew/Jewish 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.-----
BILHANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning modest. In the bible this is the name of a Benjamite.-----
BINYAMINHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning son of the right hand. In the bible this is the name of several characters including one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel the youngest of Jacob s twelve sons. His original name was Benoni given to him by his mother who died giving birth to him. Not wanting his son to bear such an ill omened name Jacob changed it to Binyamin Benjamin a more fortunate name.-----
BINYAMIYNHebrew/JewishOlder spelling of Hebrew Binyamin meaning son of the right hand.-----
BO AZHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning swiftness. In the bible this is the name of a Bethlehemite who married Ruth.-----
BRAMShortHebrew/Jewishform of Hebrew Abram father of elevation and Abraham father of a multitude.-----
BROSHebrew/JewishHebrew name meaning cypress tree.-----
BUWZHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning contempt. In the bible this is the name of a son of Nachor.-----
BALAZSHungarianHungarian form of French Blaise meaning talks with a lisp.-----
BALINTHungarianHungarian form of Latin Valentinus meaning healthy, strong.-----
BANDIHungarianPet form of Hungarian Andras meaning man warrior.-----
BARNAHungarianShort form of Hungarian Barnabas meaning son of exhortation.-----
BARNABASHungarianHungarian form of Greek Barnabas meaning son of exhortation.-----
BARTALHungarianHungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios meaning son of Talmai.-----
BARTOHungarianHungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios meaning son of Talmai.-----
BARTOSHungarianHungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios meaning son of Talmai.-----
BATORHungarianHungarian form of Mongolian Baatar meaning warrior.-----
BELAHungarianHungarian name meaning white.-----
BENCEHungarianHungarian form of Latin Vincentius meaning conquering.-----
BENEDEKHungarianHungarian form of Greek Benediktos meaning blessed.-----
BENJiMINHungarianHungarian form of Greek Beniamin meaning son of the right hand.-----
BERNATHungarianHungarian form of Old High German Bernhard meaning bold as a bear.-----
BERTALANHungarianHungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios meaning son of Talmai.-----
BERTOKHungarianHungarian form of Old High German Berhtram meaning bright raven.-----
BOLDIZSARHungarianHungarian form of Greek Baltasar meaning Ba al protect the king.-----
BALDURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Baldr meaning lord, prince.-----
BJARNIIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Bjorn meaning bear.-----
BJARTURIcelandicIcelandic form of Old Norse Bjartr meaning bright.-----
BABAKPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning little father.-----
BABARPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning lion or tiger.-----
BAHADURPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian Hindi and Persian form of Mongolian Baghatur meaning hero or warrior.-----
BAHMANPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name derived from the Zoroastrian phrase Vohu Mana meaning good mind. Kai Bahman is the name of a legendary king of Persia Iran .-----
BAHRAMPersian/Avestan/Iranian 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.-----
BARAZPersian/Avestan/IranianPersian name meaning exalted.-----
BEHNAMPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning reputable.-----
BEHRAMPersian/Avestan/IranianVariant spelling of Persian Bahram meaning smiter of resistance or victorious.-----
BEHRUZPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning fortunate good day.-----
BAIRREIrishOld form of Irish Gaelic Barra meaning fair headed.-----
BAIRTLIMEADIrishIrish Gaelic form of Latin Bartholomaeus meaning son of Talmai.-----
BALLINAMOREIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Beal an tha Moir meaning mouth of the big ford.-----
BALLINDERRYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Baile an Doire meaning town of the oak wood.-----
BARTLEIrishPet form of Irish Gaelic Bairtlimead meaning son of Talmai.-----
BEARACHIrishIrish name derived from the Gaelic word biorach meaning sharp.-----
BERACHIrishVariant spelling of Irish Bearach meaning sharp.-----
BILEIrishIrish name derived from the word bile meaning sacred tree.In mythology this is the name of a god of healing and light.-----
BRADANIrishOld Irish Gaelic name meaning salmon.-----
BRADYIrishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Bradaigh descendant of Bradach, hence large chested.-----
BRANIrishIrishname meaning raven. In mythology from Voyage of Bran this is the name of a mariner who went on a quest to the Other World. Compare with other forms of Bran.-----
BREANAINNIrishOld Irish Gaelic name meaning prince.-----
BREANDANIrishModern form of Old Irish Gaelic Breanainn meaning prince.-----
BRENNANIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Braonain descendant of Braonan, hence little drop.-----
BRIANIrishIrishname derived from Celtic Brigonos meaning high hill. Compare with another form of Brian.-----
BRIARTACHIrishSaid to be a corrupted form of Irish Gaelic Muircheartach meaning skilled seaman.-----
BRIONIrishVariant spelling of Irish Brian meaning high hill.-----
BRODYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use meaning ditch.-----
BROGANIrishIrish surname transferred to unisex forename use from Gaelic Brogain meaning descendant of Brogan, hence little shoe.-----
BRUADAIRIrishIrish Gaelic name meaning dream.-----
BRUADARIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadair meaning dream.-----
BRUATARIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Bruadar meaning dream.-----
BURNEYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Biorna son of Biorna, hence bear.-----
BYRNEIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Broin descendant of Bran, hence raven.-----

Girl Name Origins

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We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

Baby girl names come from all walks of life and there are many rare beauties that can be found by exploring other cultures. Investigate an origin outside of your regular stomping grounds and you might just find a stunning surprise. Some of today's top names have surprising origins whether it's Layla's Arabic roots or Mila’s Slavic start.

Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

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