English Submitted Names

English names are used in English-speaking countries. See also about English names.
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BREEZEY f English
Variant of Breezie.
BREEZI f English
Variant of Breezie.
BREEZIE f English (Rare), Popular Culture
This name may be derived from the word breezy.... [more]
BREEZY f & m English (Modern)
From the adjective (see Breeze). It is also used as a diminutive for names containing -bri/bre(e)-, like Brianna or Sabrina.
BREHANNAH f English (Rare)
Likely either a variant of Briana or a combination of the prefix bre and Hannah.
BRELAND f & m English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the traditionally English surname meaning "power land". From the Old English brígh and land.
BREN m English
Short form of Brendan.
BRENDALYNN f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Brenda using the popular name suffix lynn.
BRENDE f English
Variant of Brenda other spellings include Brenda/Brienda/Bryenda
BRENDY m & f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Brendan or Brenda.
BRENÉ f English (American, Rare)
Probably a combination of two names, such as a name starting with B- with René or Renée.... [more]
BRENLEY f English
Variant of Brinley.
BRENN m & f English
A diminutive of names with the element or sound of -bren-, such as Brenna or Brendan.
BRENNE f English (American)
Variant of Brynne, Bryn, Brin (and more)
BRENNLEY f English
Elaboration of Bren or possibly a variation of Brinley. This name was given to 56 girls in 2017.
BRENNON m English
Variant of Brennan.
BRENTLEE m & f English (American)
Variation of Brentley given to 12 girls and 59 boys in 2018.
BRENTYN m English
Variant of Brenton.
BRESLIN m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Breslin.
BRETNY f English
Variant of Brittney.
BRETTE m & f English
Variant of Brett.
BRETTLYN f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of Brett using the popular name suffix lyn.
BRETTNEY f English
Variant of Brittany, possibly inspired by Brett.
BREWER m English
Transferred use of the surname Brewer.
BREWSTER m English (Rare)
Transferred use of a surname Brewster.
BREXLEE f & m English (American)
Newly created name that was given to 31 girls in 2017.
BREY m English (Rare)
Variant of Bray.
BRI m & f English
Variant of Bree or a diminutive of any name containing the element -bri-, such as Brian, Briana, Gabriella, etc.
BRIANE f English
French feminine form of Brian.
BRIANN f & m English
Variant of Brianne or Brian.
BRIANT m English (American), Medieval French
Probably of Bretonic origin.
BRIARLY f English
Variant of Brierley.
BRIAUNA f English
Variant of Briana.
BRICELYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Brice using the popular name suffix lyn.
BRIDGE m & f English
Diminutive of Bridger or Bridget.
BRIDGEEN f Irish (Rare), English (Rare)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Brídín.
BRIDGES m English
Transferred use of the surname Bridges.
BRIDGETT f English
Variant of Bridget.
BRIDGID f English
Likely a variant of Bridget.
BRIDON m English
Variant of Bryden.
BRIE f English
Variant of Bree, more frequently used as a short form of names beginning with Bre- or Bri-, such as Brianna.
BRIEANNA f English
Variant of Briana.
BRIEL f English (Modern)
A variant of the name Brielle, which is a short form of Gabrielle, meaning "strong man of God."
BRIEN m English
Variant of Brian.
BRIER f & m English
Variant of Briar.
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 and leah.
BRIETTE f English, Dutch
Elaborated form of Bri.
BRIGETTE f English
Variant of Bridgette (or perhaps an Anglicized variant of Brigitte).
BRIGGS m English
Transferred use of the surname Briggs, meaning "bridge".
BRIGHT m & f English
Short form of Brighton.
BRIGHTEN f & m English (American)
Variant of Brighton, or from the English word brighten meaning "to become or make bright or brighter, to become more cheerful".
BRIGHTON m & f English
From an English surname meaning "Fair Town". "Bright" meaning "bright" or "fair", plus the suffix "ton" meaning "town".
BRIKENZIE f English (American, Modern, Rare)
A combination of the popular feminine names Brianna and Mackenzie.
BRILEY f & m English
From a surname of uncertain origin, possibly a variant of Brierley, meaning "briar clearing".
BRILLIAN f English (American, ?)
Pronounce like brilliance without the "ce"
BRILLIANA f English (Rare, Archaic)
Coined by Lord Conway in the early 17th century for his daughter (who would later become a well-known English letter-writer).... [more]
BRILLIANT m English (African, Rare), African American (Modern, Rare)
Possibly from the English word brilliant meaning "(of light or color) very bright and radiant".
BRINDIN f & m English (Rare)
The name Brindin is a rare variant on the names Brandon and Brendan. It is more closely related to the name Brindon.
BRINEY f English
Diminutive of Sybrina used in the 18th century.
BRINKER m English (Rare), Literature
Transferred use of the surname Brinker.... [more]
BRINKLEY f & m English (British, Rare)
"From Brinca's Field" or "Field in the forest"
BRINLEE f English
Variant of Brinley.
BRINLY f English
Variant of Brinley or transferred use of the surname Brinly.
BRINSON m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Brinson.
BRIONA f English
Variant of Briana.
BRISAN m English
Variant of Bryson.
BRISE m English
Variant of Brice.
BRISON m English
Variant of Bryson.
BRISUN m & f English
Variant of Bryson.
BRITAN f & m English
Variant of Britton.
BRITHNEY f French (Modern, Rare), English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Britney, primarily used by French-speakers.
BRITINA f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a combination of Britney and Christina.
BRITNY f English
Variant of Brittany.
BRITON m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Britton.
BRITTALYNN f English (American)
A combination of the names Britta and Lynn, most commonly used in America.
BRITTAN f & m English
Variant of Britton.
BRITTENI f English
Britenni is a name given to a beautiful girl who was wedded to another girl named Anastasia in their highschool years.
BRITTIAN m & f English (Rare)
Likely an elaboration of Britton
BRITTLEIGH f English (Modern)
Variant of Brittany incorporating Leigh.
BRITTNI f English
Variant of Brittany.
BRIYANA f English (American)
Variant of Brianna
BROADUS m English
Meaning unknown. This was the middle name of John Watson, American psychologist and founder of Behaviorism.
BROC m English
Variant of Brock.
BROCKTON m English (Modern, Rare)
Derived from both a place name and surname meaning "badger town" in Old English.
BRODEE m English
Variant of Brody.
BRODEN m English
Transferred use of the surname.
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]
BRODHI m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Brody, influenced by Bodhi.
BRODRICK m English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of the surname Broderick.
BROK m English
Variant of Brock.
BROLIN m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Brolin.
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 "clearing".... [more]
BRONSON m English (American)
Transferred use of the surname Bronson.
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.
BRONXTON m English (American)
Combination of Bronx and the popular name suffix -ton. According to the SSA, this name was given to 5 boys in 2017.
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”.
BROOKES m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Brooks.... [more]
BROOKSY f English
Diminutive of Brooke.
BROWN m English
Transferred use of the surname Brown.
BROWNE m English (Rare, Archaic)
Variant of Brown. Notable namesake is Henry Browne Blackwell, 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.
BROWNIE m & f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Brown.
BROWNLOW m English
From the surname of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning brown hill. Given occasionally as a first name.
BRUCENE f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Bruce.
BRUCEY m English
Diminutive of Bruce.
BRUCIE m English
Diminutive of Bruce.
BRUCY m English
Diminutive of Bruce.
BRUIN m Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
Dutch form of Bruno. It coincides with the Dutch word for "brown".
BRY m & f English
Diminutive of Bryan, Bryden, Brianna, and other names beginning in Bry.
BRYAH f English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Bria or Brea. According to the SSA, Bryah was given to 12 girls in 2015.
BRYAHNA f English (Modern, Rare), English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Briana. According to the SSA, Bryahna was given to 7 girls in 2007.
BRYANE f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Bryony or a feminine form of Brian.... [more]
BRYAR m English
Variant of Briar.
BRYCELYNN f English (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Bryce using the popular name suffix lynn (see Lynn).
BRYCESON m & f English (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Bryson. According to the SSA, 22 boys were given the name Bryceson in 2018.
BRYCYN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Bryson.
BRYDAN m English
Variant of Bryden.
BRYDEN m English (Modern)
Variant of Braden, perhaps influenced by Bryan
BRYDON m English
Variant of Bryden.
BRYE m & f English
Diminutive of Bryce and variant of Brie.
BRYENDA f English
Variant of Brenda.
BRYER m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Likely a variation of Briar or the surnames Bryer/Brier, both of which are derived from the name of the thorny plants; or of Breyer, a German surname for someone who made and sold beer, akin to Brewer
BRYLEY f & m English
Variant of Briley.
BRYLIE f English
Variant of Bryley or possibly an elaboration of Riley or a pion of Bree/Breanna/Brenna (etc) and Rylie.
BRYNA f English, Yiddish (Anglicized)
Yiddish ברײַנא from German Bräune "brown(ness)".
BRYNLEY m & f English
Variant of Brinley.
BRYNLIE f English
Variant of Brynlee.
BRYNLY f English
Variant of Brynlee.
BRYNLYNN f English (Modern, Rare)
A combination of Bryn and Lynn.
BRYNNA f English (Modern, Rare)
Elaborated form of Brynn (probably influenced by Brenna) as well as a variant of Bryna.
BRYNTON m English
Variant of Brinton, influenced by the name Bryn.
BRYONA f English
Variant of Briana.
BRYONIA f English (Rare)
From the Latin name for bryony, the wild twining plant (see Bryony).
BRYONNA f English
Variant of Briana.
BRYOR m English
Variant of Briar.
BRYSAN m English
Variant of Bryson.
BRYSE m English
Variant of Brice.
BRYSEN m English
Variant of Bryson.
BRYSTAL f English
Variant of Bristol.
BRYSUN m English
Variant of Bryson.
BRYSYN m English
Variant of Bryson.
BRYTON m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Britton.
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".
BUCHANAN m Scottish, English (American, Rare)
From the surname Buchanan. A fictional bearer is the Marvel Comics character James Buchanan "Bucky" Barnes.
BUCKLAND m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Buckland.
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 "cliff"... [more]
BUCKMINSTER m English (American)
Transferred use from the placename Buckminster in England.... [more]
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.
BUEL m English
Variant of Buell.
BUELAH f English
Variant of Beulah.
BUELL m English
Transferred use of the surname.
BUG m & f English
A popular unisex nickname between 1920-1935, based on the slang term "bugsy" meaning "crazy."
BUGSY m Popular Culture, English
From the English slang bugs, meaning "crazy". Typically given as a nickname.
BUMBLEBEE m & f Popular Culture, English (Rare)
The name of several fictional characters, including a Marvel comics superhero, Transformers character, and The Simpsons character.
BUNK m English
Transferred use of the surname Bunk.
BUNKER m English
Transferred from the surname Bunker.
BUNNI f English
Variant of Bunnie.
BUNNIE f English
Variant of Bunny.
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".
BURDETTE m & f English (Archaic)
Possibly a diminutive of Bernadette or Bernard, or a variant of the traditionally French and English surname derived from a pet form of the Old French personal name Burdo.
BUREN m English
Transferred use of the place name Buren.
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".