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Baasu Prosperous Basu Hindi
Babar Lion Hindi
Badar Full moon. Badr, Badru Arabic
Baden To bathe. Badan, Bade, Badin, Badon, Badyn, Bagan German
Badhur Born at the full moon. Badhir Arabic
Badrick Axe ruler. Badric, Badrik, Badryc, Badryck,
Badryk
Old English
Baez Boar. Welsh
Baha Brilliant. Arabic
Bahir Dazzling, Bright.  Bahur Arabic
Bahram Ancient King. Bairam Persian
Bailey Bailiff,
steward, sherriff’s officer; From the outer castle wall meadow.
Bail, Baili, Bailie,
Bailea, Baileah, Bailee, Baileigh, Baili, Bailie, Baillea, Bailleah,
Baillee, Bailleigh, Bailley, Bailli, Baillie, Bailly, Baly, Baylea,
Bayleah, Baylee, Bayleigh, Bayli, Baylie, Bayly
Old French; Middle
English
Bailin
Bain Fair-haired Baenbridge, Baenebridge, BBainbridge,
Baine, Bainebridge, Bayn, Baynbridge, Bayne, Baynebridge
Irish
Bainbridge Bridge over white water Baenbridge, Baenebridge, Bainebridge,
Baynbridge, Baynebridge
Old English
Baird The
minstrel. Singer of ballads.
Bairde, Bard, Barde, Bayrd, Bayrde Irish, Gaelic
Bais Awakens. Bays Arabic
Bakari Promise of nobility. Bakarie, Bakary Swahili
Baker Baker of bread. Old English
Bakr Camel Arabic
Bal Hair; War council. Gypsy; Persian
Bala Child Hindi
Bala-Rama Elder brother. Sanskrit
Balbo Indistinct speaker. Bailby (French), Balbi (Italian),
Balbie, Balby
Latin
Baldemar Famous, bold prince. Baldur (Norse), Baldmar, Baldmare,
Baumer (French)
Teutonic
Balder Bold army leader. Alder, Baudier (French), Baulder Old English
Baldric Bold, princely, powerful ruler. Baldri, Baldrick, Baldrik, Baldryc,
Baldryck, Baldryk, Baudrey
Teutonic
Baldwin Bold protector, Friend. Aldwin, Aldwyn, Baden, Baldewin,
Baldewyn, Baldovino (Italian), Balduin (German, Swedish, Danish),
Baldwyn, Baudoin (French), Baudouin, Bawden, Bealdwine, Bodkin, Bowder
Teutonic
Balfour From the pasture place. Balfor, Balfore Scottish
Balin Mighty warrior from teh stream. Baline, Balyn, Balyne Hindi
Balint Healthy, Strong; One who dances. Balynt Hungarian; Latin
Ballard Brave, Strong. Balard, Balerd, Ballerd German
Balsys War council. Balsis Lithuanian
Balthasar May the Lord protect the king. Baldassare (Italian), Baltasar
(German, Swedish), Belshazzar (Hebrew)
Greek
Banan White Banen, Banin, Banon, Banquo (Celtic),
Banyn
Celtic
Bancroft From the bean pasture. Banbank, Banney Middle English
Bandi Strong, Brave, Courageous. A form of
Andrew.
Bandee, Bandey, Bandie, Bandy Hungarian, Greek
Bandit Bushranger Banditt English
Bane Son of the farmer. A form of
Bartholomew
Baen, Baene, Bain, Baine, Ban, Bayn,
Bayne
Hawaiian, Hebrew
Banner Sign bearer. Banna, Bannah, Bannar, Bannor English, Scottish
Banning Little blond, fair-haired one; Son of
the slayer.
Irish, Gaelic
Bao Treasure Chinese
Bapp Blue gum tree. Bap Australian Aboriginal
Bappy Father Bangladeshi
Baptist To baptise. Badezon, Baptista, Baptiste, Baptysta
(Polish), Battista
Greek
Baradine Red wallaby. Baradin, Baradyn, Baradyne Australian Aboriginal
Barak Flash of light, Lightning. Barrack, Baruch Hebrew
Baram Son of the people. Barem, Berim, Barom, Barym Hebrew
Baran Ram Baren, Barin, Baron, Barran, Barren,
Barrin, Barron, Barryn, Baryn
Russian
Barasa Meeting area. Barasah Kikuyu
Barber Beard Latin
Barclay From
the meadow of the Birch tree.
Barclaey, Barclaey, Barkclay, Bartlea,
Bartleeah, Bartlee, Bartleigh, Bartley, Berkelea, Berkeleah, Berkelee,
Berkeleigh, Berkeley, Berkelie, Berkely, Berklea, Berkleah, Berklee,
Berkley, Berkley
Old English
Bard Poet Baird (Scottish), Bairde, Barde
(French), Bardoul (French)
Irish, Gaelic
Barden From the valley where barley is
grown, From the poet’s valley.
Baedan, Baede, Baeden, Baedin, Baedon,
Baedyn, Baird, Bairdan, Bairden, Bairdin, Bairdon, Bairdyn, Bardan,
Barden, Bardon, Bardyn
Old English
Bardick Ruler with an axe. Old English
Bardin Ironbark tree. Bardan, Barden, Bardin, Bardon,
Bardyn
Australian Aboriginal
Bardo Giant; Light or water. Bardot German; Australian Aboriginal
Bardolf Bright, fierce wolf; Axe wolf. Bardell, Bardolfe, Bardolph,
Bardolphe
Teutonic; Old English
Bardrick Axe ruler. Bardric, Bardrik, Bardryck, Bardryk Teutonic
Barend Strong bear. Barand Dutch
Baringa Light Baringah Australian Aboriginal
Barker Birch tree. Barklea, Barkleah, Barklee, Barkleigh,
Barkley, Barkly
Old English
Barlow Dweller at the low barley hill,
Dweller at the bare hill.
Barlowe Old English
Barnabas Son
of prophecy.
Barna (Italian), Barnaba (Italian),
Barnabe (French), Barnabie, Barnaby, Barnebas, Barnebus (Spanish),
Barnibas, Barnibus, Bernabe, Burnabas, Burnaby
Hebrew, Greek
Barnard Bold
as a bear, Brave bear.
Barnet, Barnett,
Barnhard, Barnhardo, Barnhart, Bearnard (Scottish), Berents (Lettish),
Bernad, Bernadek, Bernaldim, Bernaldo (Italian), Bernadyn, Bernard
(Italian, Spanish), Berneen (Irish), Berngard (Russian), Bernhard
(German, Swedish), Bernhart (Dutch), Burnard
French
Barnes Brave bear, Barn worker. English
Barnett Leader of honourable birth. Barnet, Barnete, Barnette English
Barney Dweller from the barn. Barnee, Barni, Barnie, Barny Old English
Barnum From the noble person’s stone house. Old English
Barny A short form for names beginning with
“Barn”.
Old English
Baron Noble person; Son of Aaron, Son of
the enlightened one.
Baran, Baren, Barin, Baron, Baryn,
Barran, Barren, Barrin, Barron, Barryn, Beron
Old English; Hebrew
Barr Gateway; Bear. Bar, Barre Old English; German
Barra Fair-haired. Bara, Barah, Barrah Irish
Barret Strong, Mighty like a bear. Baret, Barett, Barit, Baritt, Barrhet,
Barrhett, Barrit, Barritt, Baryt, Barytt
Teutonic
Barric From the grain farm. Barrick, Barrik, Baryc, Baryck, Baryk,
Beric, Berrick, Berrik, Beryc, Beryck, Beryk
English
Barrington From the fenced town. Barington English, French
Barris Son of Harris, Son of the army ruler. Baris, Barrys, Barys Old Welsh
Barry Son
of Harris, Son of the army ruler.
Baris, Barrys, Barys Old Welsh
Bart Son. A short form of Bartholomew, son
of the farmer.
Barte, Barth, Bartholomew Hebrew
Barth A short form of Bartholomew, son of
the farmer.
Bart, Barte, Bartholomew Hebrew
Bartholomew Hill,
furrow. Son of the farmer.
Baremo, Barholomee,
Bartek (Polish), Bartel (German), Barthel (German), Barthelemy
(French), Barteleleus (Swedish), Bartelmes (Dutch), Barteo (Illyrian),
Barth, Barthel, Barthelemi (French), Berthol, Bartholdy (German),
Bartholomacus (Latin, German), Bartholomeus (Dutch), Bartholomy,
Bartolome (Spanish), Bartolomeo (Italian)
Hebrew
Bartley From the barley meadow. Bart, Bartlea, Bartleah, Bartlee,
Bartleigh, Bartlet, Bartlett, Bartli, Bartlie, Bartly,
Beartlaiah (Irish)
Old English
Barton Bart’s
town. From the barley town.
Barta, Bartn, Bartin,
Bartyn
Old English
Bartram Glorious raven. Barthram, Bertram English
Baruch Blessed Hebrew
Baruti One who teaches. Botswana
Barwon Magpie Australian Aboriginal
Basam Smiling Basem, Basim, Bassam, Bassem, Bassim Arabic
Basil Like
a king, Royal, Majestic, Basil herb.
Basile (French), Basilio
(Italian, Spanish, Portuguese), Basilius (Dutch, German, Swedish),
Basino, Bazel (Dutch), Bazyli (Polynesian), Vasilis, Vassilij, Vassili,
Vassily
Greek
Basir Seer, Psychic. Basyr Arabic
Bassam Smiling Arabic
Bassett Little one. Baset, Basett, Basset English
Bastien Venerable, Old, Great;
Revered. A form of Sebastian, honoured above all others.
Baste, Bastiane, Bastyan, Bastyane, Bastion, Bastyon German; Greek
Bat Son of the farmer. A form
of Bartholomew.
Bato English
Baudier Balder French
Baul Wind Gypsy
Baum Tree Baume German
Bavol Wind, Air. Baval, Bavel, Bavil, Bavyl, Beval,
Bevel, Bevil, Bevyl
Gypsy
Baxter A
baker of bread.
Old English
Bay Seventh-born son; Chestnut, Brown; To
howl.
Baye Vietnamese; French; English
Bayard Reddish, brown-haired. Baiardo (Italian), Baylen Old French
Bayleigh Bailiff, Steward, Sherriff’s officer; From the outer castle wall meadow. Bail, Baili, Bailie, Bailea, Baileah, Bailee,
Baileigh, Bailey, Baili, Bailie, Baillea, Bailleah, Baillee, Bailleigh,
Bailley, Bailli, Baillie, Bailly, Baly, Baylea, Bayleah, Baylee, Bayli,
Baylie, Bayly
Old French; Middle
English
Beacan Small Beacen, Becan, Becen Irish
Beacher Dweller at the birch tree. Beecher Old English
Beagan Little one. Beegan Irish
Beal Handsome. A form of Beau. Beale, Beal, Beall, Bealle, Beil,
Beill, Beille, Bel
English, French
Beaman Bee keeper. Beamen, Beeman, Beemen Old English
Beamer Trumpet player. Beemer Old English
Beamon Good Beemon Irish
Bear Grizzly bear. English
Bearach Spear-like one. Irish
Beasley From the meadow where peas are grown,
From the bee keeper’s meadow.
Beaslea, Beasleah, Beaslee, Beasleigh,
Beaslie, Beasly
Old English
Beattie One who grants blessings. Beatie, Beatty, Beetie, Beety Irish, Gaelic
Beau Handsome Bo Old French
Beaudene Handsome one from the valley. Beaudean, Bodean, Bodeane Old French
Beaufort From the handsome fort. Bofort French
Beaumont Handsome mountain. Bomont French
Beauregard Handsome guard. Beaureguard, Boregard,
Boreguard
French
Beaver Beaver Beever English
Bebe Baby Spanish
Becan Little Becen, Becin, Becon,
Becyn
Irish
Becher First-born child. Beacher, Beecher Hebrew
Beck From the small stream, A brook. Middle English, Scandinavian
Bedaws Birch tree. Welsh
Bede Prayer Middle English
Bedir Full moon. Bedire, Bedyr, Bedyre Turkish
Bedivere Hero of the birch tree
meadow.
Bedver, Bedwin, Bedwyn Welsh
Beegan Little Beagan Irish
Bejay Handsome Jay bird. Beajae, Beajai, Beajah, Beejae,
Beejai, Beejay, Beejaye, B.J.
French, English
Bela Handsome; White; Bright. Belah, Beldon French; Slavic; Hungarian
Beldan Dweller from the handsome valley. Beldan, Belden, Beldin, Beldon,
Beldyn, Belidan, Baliden, Balidin, Balidon, Balidyn, Belldan, Bellden,
Belldin, Belldon, Belldyn
French, English
Beli Brightness Belee, Beley, Belile, Bely Welsh
Bell Handsome; Ringer of bells. Bel French; English
Bellamy Handsome, fair-haired one. Belami, Belamie, Belamy Old French
Bello Islam helper. Belo African
Belmiro Handsome Belmirow, Belmyro, Belmyrow Portuguese
Belveder Beautiful to look at. Belvedere, Belvidere Italian
Bem Peace Behm Tiv
Bemidii From the river near the lake. Bemidi Ojibwa
Bemus Platform Bemis Latin
Ben Son. The short form of
Benjamin.
Benn, Benedict,
Benjamin
Hebrew
Benard Brave bear. Barnard, Barny,
Barney, Bern, Bernie, Berny, Nardo
French
Bendall From the corner where beans are
grown.
Bendal Old English
Benedict Blessed Banet, Banko, Baruch, Benayt, Bendic, Bendick, Bendict, Bendik
(Norse), Bendikkas (Lithuanian), Bendix, Benedetto (Italian), Benedic,
Benedick, Benedictas (Lithuanian), Benedicto (Spanish), Benedik,
Benedikt (German, Swedish), Benediktas, Benedit (Illyrian), Benedix (German),
Benedyc, Benedyck, Benedyct, Benedyk, Benek (Hungarian), Benito
(Italian)
Latin
Ben-Hur Son of Hur, Purity. Ben-Hir Hebrew
Beniah Warrior of David. Benaiah, Benajah, Benaya, Benia Hebrew, Jewish
Benign Kind-hearted. Benigne French
Benito Blessed Benedo, Benino, Bennito, Benno, Beno,
Benyto, Betto
Italian, Latin
Benjamin Son of my right
hand, favourite son.
Banjaman, Banjamen, Banjamin,
Banjamyn, Beathan (Scottish), Bengaman, Bengamen, Bengamin, Bengamon,
Bengamyn, Bengee, Bengey, Bengi, Bengie, Bengy, Beniamino (Italian),
Benjaman, Benjamen, Benjamon, Benjamyn, Benjee, Benjey, Benji, Benjie,
Benjy, Bennjaman, Bennjamen, Bennjamin, Bennjamon, Bennjamyn, Beson,
Binyamin (Arabic)
Hebrew
Benji Favourite son. The short form of
Benjamin.
Bengee, Bengey, Bengi, Bengie, Bengy,
Benjee, Benjey, Benjie, Bennjee, Bennjey, Bennji, Bennjie, Bennjy,
Benjy
Hebrew
Benjiro One who enjoys peace. Japanese
Benjy Son of my right
hand.
Hebrew
Bennes Blessed Czech
Bennet Little blessed one. Benet, Benett, Benit, Benitt, Bennett,
Bensan, Bensen, Bensin, Benoit, Benoitt, Benson, Bensyn, Benyt, Benytt
French
Benny Son of my right
hand. A short form of names beginning with “Ben”.
Ben, Bene, Benee, Benn, Benne, Bennee,
Benney, Benni, Bennie, Benno
Hebrew
Beno Member of the band; Son. Mwera; Hebrew
Benoit Blessed. A form of Benedict. French
Benoni Sorrow Benonee, Benoney, Benony Hebrew
Benson Son of Benjamin, Son of the favourite
son.
Bennsan, Bennsen, Bennsin, Bennson,
Bensyn, Bensan, Bensen, Bensin, Bensyn
Hebrew
Bentley From the grassy moor. Bentlea, Bentleah, Bentlee,
Bentleigh, Bentli, Bentlie, Bently
Old English
Benton Dweller from the moor town. Bentan, Benten, Bentin, Bentyn English
Benzi Son of Zion, Son of the sign. Benzee, Benzey, Benzie, Benzy Hebrew
Beppe God will incerease, God has added a
child. A form of Joseph.
Bepe, Pepe, Peppe Italian, Hebrew
Ber Dweller Berlin, Berlyn Old Norse
Berach Looking straight at the mark. Berac, Berack, Berak, Birac, Birack,
Birak, Burac, Burack, Burak
Irish
Berdy Clever Berdee, Berdey, Berdy Russian
Bered Sprinkle Beared Hebrew
Berenger Bear spear. Beringer Teutonic
Beresford From the barley ford, From the ford
near the berries.
Beresfrode Old English
Berg From the mountain or hill. Bergen, Berger, Bergin, Borg,
Borga, Borge, Bourke, Burke
German
Bergen Shepherd; Place on the hill. Bergan, Berger, Bergin, Bergon,
Bergyn
French; Old German
Bergren Mountain stream. Berggren, Bergin Scandinavian
Berk Rugged one. Berc, Berck, Berke Turkish
Berke Rugged one. Burke Turkish
Berkeley Meadow where birch trees grow. Barclay, Barklea, Barkleah, Barklee,
Barkleigh, Barkley, Barklie, Barkly, Berklay, Berklea, Berkleah,
Berklee, Berkleigh, Berkley, Berklie, Berkly
Old English; Irish
Berl Wine servant; Tree with a knot. Berle, Burl, Burle German; English
Berlyn Son of Berl, Son of the wine servant;
Tree with a knot by the pool.
Berl, Berle, Berlea, Berleah, Berlee,
Berleigh, Berley, Berlin, Burlin, Burlyn
German; English
Bern Bold as a bear, Warrior. A short form
of Bernard.
Teutonic
Bernard Bold as a bear, Warrior. Barnard (French), Barnet, Bernett,
Bearnard (Scottish), Berets (Lettish), Bernad, Bernadek, Baernaldim,
Bernaldo (Italian), Bernadyn, Bernard (Italian, Spanish), Berneen
(Irish), Berngard (Russian), Bernhard (German, Swedish), Bernhart
(Dutch), Burnard
Teutonic
Bernie Bold as a bear, Warrior. A short form
of Bernard.
Barnee, Barney, Barni, Barnie, Baryny,
Bernee, Berni, Bernie, Burnee, Burney, Burni, Burnie, Burny
Teutonic
Bernstein Amber stone. Bernsteen, Bernsteyn, Bernsteyne German
Berrigan Wattle Australian Aboriginal
Berringar Sunset Australian Aboriginal
Berry Berry, Small fruit. Berri, Berrie Old English
Bersh Young one, Yearling. Besh Gypsy
Bert Bright, Nobility, Illustrious. A
short form of names ending in “Bert”.
Burt Old English
Berthold Bright ruler. Bertin, Berthoud (French), Bertoide,
Bertoldi (Italian), Bertold, Bertolt, Bertuccio (Italian), Burthold,
Burtholde
Teutonic
Bertil Bright Bertyl, Birtil, Birtyl, Burtil,
Burtyl, Byrtil
Scandinavian
Bertin Special friend. Bertan, Berten, Berton, Bertyn,
Burtan, Burten, Burtin, Burton, Burtyn
Spanish
Berto Noble, Industrious, Bright, Famous. A
form of Alberto.
Burto Spanish, German
Berton From the brilliant one’s town. Berten, Burton Old English
Bertram Bright, shining, famous raven. Bartok, Bartram, Beltran (Spanish),
Bertramus, Bertran, Bertrand (French), Bertrando (Italian), Bertrem
Teutonic
Bertrand Bright shield. Bertran, Bertrando, Bertranno,
Burtrand
German
Berwick From the barley farm. Berwic, Berwik, Berwyc, Berwyck,
Berwyk
Old English
Berwin Powerful son, Harvester friend, Bear
friend.
Berwyn, Berwynn, Berwynne English
Bethlem House of bread. Bethlam Hungarian
Betram Bright raven. Bartram, Bertrand, Bertrando,
Bertram, Bertrem, Bertrym
Teutonic
Beval Windy Bevel, Bevil, Bevyl English
Bevan Son of Evan, Son of the well-born
one; Glorious raven, Son of the warrior; Young archer.
Beavon, Beaven, Beven, Bevin, Bevon,
Bevyn
English; Welsh; Celtic
Beverly From the beaver stream meadow. Beverlea, Beverleah, Beverlee,
Beverleigh, Beverley, Beverlie
Old English
Bevis Fair view; Oxen. Beavis, Beavys, Bevys, Eudes Old French; Old English
Beynon Reliable Beinon Welsh
Bhima Might, Strong. Bhama Sanskrit
Bickel Pick axe. Bikel German
Bickford From the pick-axe maker’s ford. Bickforde Old English
Bigtha Gift of God. Persian
Bijan Ancient hero. Bihjan, Bijann Persian
Bilal The chosen one. Bila, Billal Arabic
Bill Wilful one. A short form of William. Billy German
Billy Wilful one. A short form of William. Bill, Billee, Billey, Billie German, English
Biloela Cockatoo Australian Aboriginal
Bilyana Wedge-tailed eagle. Bilyan, Bilyanah Australian Aboriginal
Binah Understanding, Wise. Bina, Byna, Bynah Hebrew
Bindus Blessed Bindis Lettish
Bing Clearing with a hollow. A short from
of names beginning with “Bing”.
Teutonic
Bingham One who lives by the bridge. Bing, Bingam German
Binh Peace Bin Vietnamese
Bink Dweller by the sloping bank. Binkentios English
Birch Birch tree. Birk Old English
Birger Rescuer Berger Norwegian
Birin Clif Australian Aboriginal
Birkey Birch tree. Berkey, Berkie, Berky, Birkee, Birkie,
Birky
Old English
Birkitt From the birch tree coast. Burkett, Burkitt English
Birley From the birch tree meadow. Berlea, Berleah, Berlee, Berleigh,
Berley, Berly, Birlea, Birleah, Birlee, Birleigh, Birly
Old English
Birney Dweller on the birch tree island. Berney, Bernie, Berny, Birney, Birnie,
Birny, Burney, Burnie, Burney, Burny
Old English
Birtle From the birch tree hill with the
birds.
Old English
Bishop Bishop Old English
Bjorn A bear. Scandinavian
Black Dark complexioned. Old English
Blackburn From the black stream; From the burnt
field.
Blackbern, Blackberne, Blackburne Scottish; English
Blade Prosperity, Gory, Knife, Sword;
Lean.
Blaid, Blaide, Blane, Blaney, Blayd,
Blayde, Blayne
Old English; Irish
Bladen Joyful German
Bladud Belonging to the fierce wolf tribe. Welsh
Blagden From the dark valley. Old English
Blaggost Good, Welcomed. Slavic
Blagorod Good birth. Illyrian
Blaine Slender; Flame. Blain, Blane, Blaney, Blayn, Blayne
(Irish)
Irish, Gaelic; Old English
Blair From the marsh on the field or plain;
Field of battle.
Blaire Irish, Gaelic; Scottish
Blaise Burning flames; Lisp, stutter,
babbler.
Balas (Hungarian), Balds (Hungarian),
Blais, Blas (Spanish), Blase, Blasien (German), Blasias, Blasio,
Blasius (Swedish), Biagio (Italian), Blayse, Blayze, Blaize, Blaze
(French)
Latin; Old English, French, Latin
Blake Dark hair/complexion Blaec, Blaek, Blaik, Blaike, Blayk,
Blayke
Old English
Blakeley From the black meadow. Blakelea, Blakeleah, Blakelee,
Blakeleigh, Balkeli, Blakelie, Blakely
Old English
Blakey Little fair-haired one. Old English
Blanco White Blanko Spanish
Bland Mild. Gentle. Blande Latin
Blandford Where the grey-haired one crosses the
ford.
Blanford, Blanforde, Blandforde Old English
Blase One who stammers. Balas (Hungarian), Balds (Hungarian),
Biago (Italian), Blais, Blaise (English, French), Blas (Spanish), Blasien (German), Blasias, Blasio,
Blasius (Swedish), Biagio (Italian), Blayse, Blayze (English), Blaze
(Latin), Blazej
(Czech)
Greek
Blaxland From the black land. Old English
Bleddian  Little fierce. Hero wolf. Bleddin, Bledian, Bledin, Bledyn Welsh
Bledig Fierce wolf. Bledri Welsh
Blenda Amazing one. Blendah German
Bliss Bringer of joy. Happiness. Blis, Blys, Blyss Old English
Blumenthal From the flowery valley. German
Blundel Blond-haired. Blundell, Blundelle, Blunden Old French
Bly High Bli, Bligh, Bly Native American
Blythe Cheerful. Gentle Blith, Blithe, Blyth Old English
Bo Most treasured, precious. Beau Chinese
Boaz Swift, Fast, Strong, The strength of
the Lord.
Bo Hebrew
Bob Famous, Brilliant. A short form of
Robert.
Bobb, Rob English
Bobby Famous, Brilliant. A short form of
Robert.
Bobbey, Bobbi, Bobbie, Bobek (Czech),
Bobey, Bobie, Boby
English
Bobo Born on a Tuesday. Ghanian
Bodaway Maker of fire. Native American
Boden Shelter; Messenger Bodene, Bodine, Bodyn Scadinavian; Old French
Bodhi Awakening, Enlightenment. Pāli, Sanskrit
Bodie A shelter. Bodee Scandinavian
Bodil Dominant warrior. Bodyl Norse
Bodnar Lead warrior in battle. Bodna Danish
Bodo Leader   German
Bodua Tail of an animal. Boduah Akan
Bodulf Fierce wolf leader. Danish
Bogart Strong bow; Archer. Bo, Bogar, Bogey, Bogie Old Frech, Danish
Bogdan God’s gift. Bogden, Bogdin, Bogdon, Bogdyn Slavic
Bogo Bow German
Bogomil Receives God’s love and praise. Bogo, Bogomile, Bogomyl Slavic
Bogoslav Receives God’s glory. Bogo Slavic
Bohdan Proud ruler. Bogdan, Bogdashka, Bohdon Ukrainian
Bohumir God is great. Czech
Boldisar Member of the war council. Hungarian
Boleslav Greatest glory. Boleslaw (Polish) Slavic
Bolton From the bold one’s manor town. Boltan, Bolten, Boltin, Boltyn Old English
Bomani Strong warrior. Bomany Malawian
Bon Good Bono Latin
Bonar Courteous, Gentle, Kind. Bonnar, Bonner Old French
Bonaro Good friend. Bon, Bona, Bonah, Bonar Italian, Spanish
Bonaventure Good adventure. Boaventura (Portuguese) Italian
Bond To bind, One who tills the soil. English
Boniface Handsome face; A do gooder. Bonifacio (Italian, Spanish),
Bonifacius (German, Swedish, Dutch)
Italian; Latin
Bono All good, Good. Bon, Bonus Latin
Booker Book reader. Old English
Boone Good, Blood blessing. Boon Old French
Booral Large Boral
Booth Shelter, Hut. Boothe Old Norse, English
Bor From the row of hedges. Gypsy
Borak Lightning, Flash of light. Borac, Borack Arabic
Borden From the valley of the boars. Bordan, Bordin< Bordon,Bordyn Old English
Borg From the settlement area; From the
castle.
Borge Old Norse; Scandinavian
Boris Warrior; Stranger, Unknown. Borka, Borys Russian; Slavic
Borka Warrior Borkah, Borkinka Russian
Bornani Warrior Malawian
Borr Young Bor Swedish
Boru Surname of a king who united Ireland
– killed in battle Clontarf 1215ce. Full name – Brian Boru.
Irish
Boryslaw Glorious battle. Polish
Boseda Born on a Sunday. Bosedah Nigerian
Bosley From the boar meadow with the trees. Boslea, Bosleah, Boslee, Bosleigh,
Boslie, Bosly
Old English
Boston From the boar town. Bostan, Bosten, Bostin, Bostyn Old English
Boswell From the boar enclosure by the
stream.
Boswel Old English
Bosworth From the boar enclosure. Old English
Botan Long-lived. Japanese
Botolf Herald wolf. Old English
Bour Rock African
Bourey Country Cambodian
Bourne From the stream. Born, Borne, Bourn Old English
Boutros Rock. A form of Peter. Boutro Arabic, Greek
Bowen Son of Owen, Son of the well-born
one; Little, victorious one.
Bohan, Bohann, Bohannon, Bowan,
Bowden, Bowin, Bowon, Bowyn, Bowynn
Old English; Gaelic
Bowie Blond-haired. Bowee, Bowey, Bowy Irish
Bowle Snail Gypsy
Bowyer Maker of bows. Bowier Old English
Boy Young man. English
Boyce One who lives near the forest. French
Boyd Blond-haired. Boydan, Boyde, Boyden, Boydin,Boydon,
Boydyn
Scottish, Gaelic
Boyne White cow. Boine, Boyn Irish, Gaelic
Boynton From the white cow river town. Boyntown Irish, Gaelic
Bozider God’s gift. Russian
Bracey Brave. Fighter. Bracy, Braecy, Braycee, Braycey,
Bracii
Australian
Brad Broad meadow; Clearing in the woods.
A short form of Bradley.
Bradd Old English; Scottish
Bradburn From the broad stream. Bradbern, Bradberne, Bradborn,
Bradborne, Bradbourn, Bradbourne
Old English
Braden From the broad valley, Salmon. Bradan, Brade, Bradie, Bradin, Bradon,
Bradyn
Old English; Irish
Bradford From the broad ford. Braddford, Bradforde Old English
Bradley A broad lea, meadow; Broad clearing in the wood. Braddley, Bradly Old English; Scottish
Bradman Broad man. Bradmen Old English
Bradon From the broad valley. Bradan, Braden, Bradin, Bradon,
Bradyn, Braeden, Braedin, Braedon, Braedyn
English
Bradshaw From the broad shore. Braddshaw, Braddshore Old English
Bradwell From the broad stream. Braddwel, Braddwell, Bradwel Old English
Brady Spirited one from the long island;
Broad one.
Braedy, Braidie, Braidey Irish, Gaelic; English
Brae Hill Bray (Old English) Scottish
Braedan From the dark
valley.
Braeden, Braydan, Brayden Irish
Brage A god in Norse mythology, Son of
Odin.
Bragg, Braggo Old Norse
Bragi Poet Scandinavian
Braham Creator. Braheem, Braheim, Brahiem, Brahm Hindi
Brainard Fierce, bold raven. Bainard Old English
Brajan Brother Illyrian
Bram Father of the multitudes. A short
form of names beginning with “Bram”.
Bramm Hebrew
Bramwell From the bramble bush stream Bramwel Old English
Bran Raven Brad, Brande, Brann Celtic
Branch Tree branch. Bran Latin
Brand Torch, Beacon. A short form of names
beginning with “Brand”.
Bran, Brande, Brando Old English
Brandan Youthful, Bold, Brave; Raven. Branden, Brandon, Brendan, Brenden, Brendon Irish, Gaelic; Celtic
Branden Beacon in the valley. Brandan, Brandin, Brandon, Brandyn English
Brander Torch, Sword. Brandar, Brandir, Brandor Old Norse
Brando Raven Old English, Celtic
Brandon Raven Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandyn Old English, Celtic
Brandt Proud rave. Brand English
Brandy Brandy, Wine. Brandey Dutch
Brannon From the beacon hill. Branan, Branen, Brannan, Brannen,
Brannin, Brannyn, Bransin, Brantson
Irish, English
Branson Son of Brandon, Son of the raven. Bransan, Bransen, Bransin, Bransyn,
Brantson
English
Brant Proud one; Firebrand. Brandt Old English
Branwell Raven from the stream. Branwel Celtic
Brasil War Brasill Irish
Bravac Wild boar. Bravack, Bravak, Bravoc, Bravock,
Bravok
Slavic
Brawley From the hill meadow. Brawlea, Brawleah, Brawlee, Brawleigh,
Brawli, Brawlie, Brawly
Old English
Braxton From Brock’s town, From the badger’s
town.
Braxtan, Braxten, Braxtin, Braxtyn English
Brayden Brave English
Brazil Strength Brazill, Brazille, Brazyl, Brazyll,
Brazylle
Celtic
Breck Freckled Brec, Breik (Gaelic), Brek Irish
Brede Iceberg Bred Scandinavian
Breese Son of Rhys, Son of the ardent,
enthusiastic one.
Brease, Breaz, Breaze, Breez, Breeze Old English
Brencis Crowned with laurel leaves. Brencys Latvian, Latin
Brendan Little raven; Sword. Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandon,
Brandyn, Brannan, Brannen, Brannin, Brannon, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon,
Brendyn, Breendan, Brennden, Brenndin, Brenndon, Brenndyn
Celtic; Irish
Brennan Sip, Taste of water. Brenan, Brenen, Brennen, Brennin,
Brennon, Brennun, Brennyn
Irish, Gaelic
Brent From the burnt field on the steep
hill. A short form of Brenton.
Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brenton,
Brentun, Brentyn
English
Brenton From the town on the steep hill. Brentan, Brenten, Brentin, Brentown,
Brentun, Brentyn
Old English
Brett Briton, British. Bret, Bretan, Breten, Bretin, Brettan,
Bretten, Brettin, Bretton, Brettun, Brettyn, Bretyn, Britt, Brittain,
Brittan, Britten, Brittin, Britton, Brittun, Brittyn
Celtic
Brewster One who brews
beer, Ale maker.
Brewstar, Brewstarr, Brewstir,
Brewstor
English
Brian Hill; Strong one, Honourable,
Virtuous.
Braiano (Italian), Briant, Brien,
Brient, Brion, Bryan, Bryant, Bryon, Bryce (Scottish, Gaelic), Brycen,
Brydan, Bryden, Brydon, Rian, Rien, Rion, Ryan, Ryin, Ryon
Irish; Celtic
Brick Bridge, Stone building material. Bric, Brik, Bryc, Bryck, Bryk English
Bridgely From te meadow near the bridge. Bridgelea, Bridgeleah, Bridgelee,
Bridgelei, Bridgeleigh, Bridgeley, Bridgeli, Bridgelie
English
Bridger Builder of bridges. Bridgar, Bridge, Bridges, Bridgir,
Bridgor
Old English
Brigham Covered bridge.
Brighton Geographical. From Brighton in
England, From the sunny town.
English
Bringham Dweller b the enclosed bridge
homestead.
Bringhem, Bringholm Old English
Brinley Burnt meadow. Also a girl’s name (but
less common) and also a surname.
Brinlee, Brinleigh Old English
Brishan Born in the rain. Brishen, Brishin, Brishon, Bryshan Gypsy
Brit From Britain. Britt Scottish
Brock A badger. Broc, Brok Old English
Brockley From the badger meadow. Old English
Brod Bored. A short form of Broderick,
renowned ruler.
Brodie, Brody English
Broder Brother Brodey, Brody Scandinavian
Broderick From the broad ridge; Son of a famous
ruler.
Middle English; Welsh
Brodie Brother; Second-born son; Canal
Builder. Short form of Broderick
Brodee, Broden, Brodey, Brodi, Brodie,
Brody
Scandinavian; Scottish; Irish; Gaelic
Brodny From the place by the stream. Brodney, Brodney Slavic
Bromley Dweller in the meadow. Bromlea, Bromleah, Bromlee, Bromleigh,
Bromlie, Bromly
Old English
Brone Sorrowful one. Bron Celtic
Bronislav Glorious one, Weapon. Bronyslav Slavic
Bronson Brown’s son, Son of the brown-haired
one.
Bronsan, Bronsen, Bronsin Old English
Brook Dweller from the stream. Brooke, Brooks Old English
Brooks Brook’s son, Son of the dweller by
the stream.
English
Brougher Dweller at the tower fortress. Brough Old English
Broughton From the tower fortress town. Broughtan, Broughten, Broughtown Old English
Brown Brown-haired one. Browne Middle English
Bruce Dweller in the woods. Old English, Old French
Bruno Brown haired. Braun (German) Teutonic, Italian, Portuguese
Brunon Brown Brunen, Brunin, Brunyn Polish
Brutus Liberator of Rome. Brutis, Brutos Latin
Bryan Strong one. Brian Irish
Bryant Strong,
honourable. A form of Bryan.
Briant, Brient English
Bryce Ambitious, Quick-minded; Son of Rhys,
Son of the ardent, enthusiastic one.
Brice, Bryse Scottish, Gaelic, Welsh; Celtic
Brychan Freckled Welsh
Bryden Geographical – from Bryden in
England, From the hill in the valley.
Briden English
Bryn Mountain; Boundary line. Brin, Brinn, Brynn Welsh; Latin
Brynmor Large hill; Hill in the moors. Brinmor, Brinmore, Brynmore Welsh; English
Bryon Twisting vine, Bear; Cottage. Brian English; German
Bryson Bryce’s son, son of the ambitious,
quick-minded one.
Brison Welsh
Bu Leader Vietnamese
Bubba Mate, Friend. Bubbah American
Buchanan House of the clergy. Buchannan, Buchanen Scottish, Gaelic
Buck Male deer, Buck. A short form of
names beginning with “Buck”.
Old English
Buckley Dweller at the buck / deer meadow. Bucklea, Buckleah, Bucklee, Buckleigh,
Buckly
Old English
Bud Messenger, Friend. Buddy Old English
Buddy Messenger, Friend. Bud Old English
Buell Dweller at the hill. German
Buford From the Ford near the cattle. Burford English
Bundy Freedom, Free man. Bundey Old English
Bunyan Place where pigeons live. Bunyen, Bunyin, Bunyon Australian Aboriginal
Burac Storm, Tempest. Burack, Burak Slavic
Burbank Dweller at the castle slope. Berbank Old English
Burch Birch tree. A short form of Burchard. Birch, Birche Middle English
Burchard Powerful, strong castle. Old English
Burden Birch tree valley. Berdan, Berden, Berdon, Birdan,
Birden, Birdin, Birdon, Burdan, Burdin, Burdon
Old English
Burdett Little shield. Berdet, Berdett, Berdette, Burdet,
Burdette
Old English
Burford  From the birch tree ford. Berford, Berforde, Burforde Old English
Burgess Dweller in the birch trees. Bergess Old English
Burian Dweller near the weeds. Berian, Beriane, Beryan, Beryane,
Birian, Biriane, Buriane
Ukranian
Burke Dweller from the birch tree manor on
the hill.
Berk, Berke, Birk, Birke, Bourke,
Burk, Byrk, Byrke
Old English
Burkett From the little stronghold. Berkette, Birket, Birkett, Burket,
Burkette
Old French
Burl Wine servant; Tree with a knot. Bearl, Bearle, Berl, Berlton, Birl,
Birle, Burle, Burlea, Burleah, Burlee, Burleigh, Burley, Burlie,
Burly, Burnell, Burnett, Burnette
Old English; English
Burleigh Clearing at the manor with knotted
tree trunks.
Berlea, Berleah, Berlee, Berleigh,
Berley, Berlie, Berly, Birlea, Birleah, Birlee, Birleigh, Birley,
Birlie, Birly, Burlea, Burleah, Burlee, Burlie
Old English
Burnaby From the warrior’s estate. Barnabee, Barnabey, Barnabi, Barnabie,
Barnaby, Burnabey, Burnabie
Old Norse
Burne From the stream. Bern, Berne, Bourn, Bourne, Burn Old English
Burnell Little brown haired one. Bernall, Bernalle, Bernel, Bernell,
Bernelle, Birnel, Birnell, Birnelle, Burnele, Burnelle
Old French
Burnett Burnt nettle. Bernet, Bernett, Birnett, Birnett English
Burney Dweller at the burnt stream island. Berney, Bernie, Birnie, Birny Old English
Burns From the stream. Bern, Berne, Bernes, Birne, Birnes,
Burn, Burne, Burnes
Scottish
Burr Prickly coat; Youthful. Bur, Burral, Burrel, Burril English; Swedish
Burril Wallaby Bural, Burel, Buril, Burol, Burral,
Burrel, Burrol, Burryl
Australian Aboriginal
Burris From the birch tree town. Buris, Buriss English
Burt Bright. A short form of Burton,
bright, famous town.
Bert, Birt Old English
Burton Bright, famous town. Bertan, Berten, Bertin, Berton,
Birtan, Birten, Birtin, Birton, Burtan, Burten, Burtin, Burtyn
Old English
Busby Dweller at the village thicket. Busbey, Busbie, Busby Scottish, Old Norse
Bushrod Shrub, Bush. Old Danish
Buster Raider English
Butcher Butcher Butch English, American
Butler Head servant. French
Buzz Noisy, Busy. English
Byford Dweller by the river ford. Biforde, Byforde Old English
Byram Celebration Biram Aramaic
Byrd Bird-like. Berd, Bird Old English
Byrger Guardian warrior. Berger, Burger Danish
Byrne Dweller from the field in the summit. Bern, Berne, Bernes, Burn, Burne,
Burnes, Byrn, Byrnes
Celtic
Byron Bear strength; From the country
estate.
Byran, Byren Old French; Old English