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BRENDE f English
Variant of Brenda other spellings include Brenda/Brienda/Bryenda
BRIE f English
Variant of Bree
, more frequently used as a short form of names beginning with Bre-
, such as Brianna
BRIERLEY f English (Modern)
From an English surname which was originally derived from place names meaning "briar clearing", from a combination of Old English brær
BRIGHTON m & f English
From an English surname meaning "Fair Town". "Bright" meaning "bright" or "fair", plus the suffix "ton" meaning "town".
BRILEY f & m English
From a surname of uncertain origin, possibly a variant of Brierley
, meaning "briar clearing".
BRITTENI f English
Britenni is a name given to a beautiful girl who was wedded to another girl named Anastasia in their highschool years.
BROADUS m English
Meaning unknown. This was the middle name of John Watson, American psychologist and founder of Behaviorism.
BRODERICK m English
From a surname which comes from two distinct sources. As a Welsh surname it is derived from ap Rhydderch
meaning "son of Rhydderch
". As an Irish surname it is an Anglicized form of Ó Bruadair
meaning "descendent of Bruadar"... [more]
BROMLEIGH m English
This name originates from either from a surname or from several towns of the same name located in England. The meaning of this name means "clearing in the broom wood" from Old English brom "broom" and leah "clearing".
BROMLEY m & f English
This name originates from either from a surname or from several towns of the same name located in England. The meaning of this name means "clearing in the broom wood" from Old English brom
"broom" and leah
BRONX m English
From the surname Bronck
, meaning "branch". More notably the name of a borough of New York, it began gaining popularity as a given name after singers Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson used it for their son in 2008.
BROOKER m English
A surname used as a first name. It may be a topographical name of Old English
origin meaning “dweller by the brook” or an occupational name of Middle English
origin meaning “broker, agent”.
BROWNE m English (Rare, Archaic)
Variant of Brown
. Notable namesake is Henry
, an English born publisher and social reformer who was one of the founders of the Republican Party in the US. Blackwell and wife Lucy Stone
helped organize the American Woman Suffrage Association to lobby for the legal right to vote for American women.
BROWNLOW m English
From the surname of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning brown hill. Given occasionally as a first name.
BRYZZLEY f English (American)
Likely a variant on Breeze or an elaboration on a name like Brinley using the modern trend of creative spellings and the popular 'ley' suffix.
BUBBA m English, Popular Culture
From the nickname, a Southern U.S. corruption (nursery form?) of the word brother
. This is a derogatory slang term meaning "Southern white hick", originally used in the Southern states to indicate "brother".
BUCKLEY m English
From a surname which was originally from English place names, most of which mean "buck wood" or "goat wood" from the Old English elements bucc
"buck, male deer" (see Buck
), or bucca
"he-goat", and leah
"woodland clearing"; some of which are derived from Old English boga
"bow" and clif
BUDD m English (American)
Short form of Buddy
. In American culture Bud, Budd, and Buddy were often as a nickname for a son named for his father to avoid name confusion. It later became used as an independent name.
BUG m & f English
A popular unisex nickname between 1920-1935, based on the slang term "bugsy" meaning "crazy."
BUNTY f Scots, English
Originally an English and Scottish term of endearment derived from Scots buntin
"plump, short and stout" referring to a plump child (possibly with the intended meaning of "good healthy baby" or "dear little one")... [more]
BURCHELL m English
An English surname derived from the village of Birkehill (also known as Biekel or Birtle). It means "birch hill".
BURGESS m English
From the traditionally English and Scottish surname, from the Middle English burge(i)s
, Old French burgeis
meaning "inhabitant and (usually) freeman of a (fortified) town".