Submitted Names Starting with B

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BAYBAL m Yakut
Yakut form of Pavel.
BAY-CHEN-DAYSEN m Apache
Means "long nose" in Apache.
BAYEZID m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Means "father of Yazid".
BAYEZZID m Turkish, Arabic, Persian
Variant transcription of Bayezid.
BAYĞAY-OOL m Tuvan
Means "bad boy" in Tuvan.
BAYLA f Yiddish
Variant of Baila.
BAYLEI m English
Variant of Bailey.
BAYLEY f & m English
Variant of Bailey.
BAYLI m English
Variant of Bailey.
BAYLIE f English
Variant of Bailey.
BAYLIS m English
Surname sometimes used as a first name and is of occupational origin for a steward or official. It derives from the Middle English 'bail(l)i', a development of the Old French 'baillis'. In Scotland the word survives as 'bailie', the title of a chief magistrate for a part of a county or barony... [more]
BAYLOR m & f English
From a surname which comes from two distinct sources. As an English surname it is of unexplained origin, possibly derived from the legal term bailor meaning "one who delivers goods". As a German (Alemannic) surname it is derived from Middle High German beigel, beile "measuring stick" (from Late Latin pagella), originally denoting one who was "an inspector of measures or a maker of measuring sticks"... [more]
BAYLY m & f English
Variant of Bailey.
BAYLYE m English
Variant of Bailey.
BAÝMUHAMMET m Turkmen
From Turkmen baý meaning "wealthy, prosperous" combined with Muhammet.
BAYN m Kalmyk
Means "wealth" in Kalmyk.
BAYONETTA f English (?)
Name of the titular main character and protagonist of the same named game and movie. It's origins aren't very touched upon. However it's said in the movie to be derived from the weapon name "bayonet" and made feminine by the suffix "-ta".
BAYRA f Kalmyk
Feminine form of Bayr.
BAYRAMBIKÄ f Bashkir
Derived from байрам ‎(bayram) “festivity” and бикә ‎(bikä) which is a name element.
BAYRAS m Bashkir
Given to boys born on a holiday.
BAYSANGUR m Chechen (Rare)
Derived from the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" or Persian bai meaning "mister" combined with Persian سنگ (sang) meaning "stone, rock". Baysangur of Benoa (1794-1861) was a Chechen commander of the 19th century.
BAYU m Indonesian, Javanese
Means "wind, air" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit वायु (vāyú).
BAYZHAN m Kazakh
Variant transcription of Baizhan.
BAZ m Kurdish, Arabic
Means "falcon" in Arabic and Kurdish.
BAZA f South African
medal, trophy
BÄZ̦ÄR f Bashkir
Means "moon" in Bashkir.
BAZÊ f Kurdish
Means "falcon" in Kurdish.
BAZHENA f Russian
Russian feminine name possibly meaning "welcome child", or else, more likely, a variant form of Bozhena.
BAZIL m Various
Variant of Basil.
BAZILA f Croatian
Feminine form of Bazil.
BAZILIDO m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Basileides.
BAZILIJE m Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Basil.
BAZILIJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Basil.
BAZILISKS m Latvian
Latvian form of Basiliscus (see Basiliskos).
BAZKOARA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Bazkoare.
BAZKOARE m Medieval Basque
Medieval Basque form of Pascal.
BAZYLIDES m Polish
Polish form of Basileides.
BAZYLISKUS m Polish
Polish form of Basiliscus (see Basiliskos).
BAZYLISSA f Polish
Feminine form of Bazyli.
BAZYLIUSZ m Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Basilius. Also compare Bazyli.
BẮC m Vietnamese
Means "north" in Vietnamese.
BDEK m Albanian
Albanian form of Benedict.
f Vietnamese
Means "doll" in Vietnamese.
BEADIE f English
Diminutive of Beatrice.
BEAFLURS f Arthurian Romance
Means "beautiful flower" (compare Blanchefleur). This was the name of a fairy in the Middle High German romance 'Parzival' (Wolfram von Eschenbach's adaptation of 'Perceval, the Story of the Grail', a poem by Chrétien de Troyes)... [more]
BEAH f English
Diminutive of Beatrice.
BEAIRTLE m Irish
Irish form of Bartholomew.
BEAIVI m Sami
Means "day, sun" in Sami. Its Finnish cognate is Päivä.
BEAIVVET m Sami
Variant of Beaivi.
BEALIAH m Biblical Hebrew
Means "God is Lord."
BEAN f English
An informal nickname for Beatrice, Beatrix, Elizabeth and sometimes other names as well.
BEANGAGARRIE m Indigenous Australian
Local Aboriginal name of Myroodah Station near Looma, Western Australia.
BEANSTAN m Anglo-Saxon Mythology
The father of Breca in the epic Beowulf.
BEANTA m Sami
Sami form of Bengt.
BEAR m English (Modern, Rare)
From the Middle English beare, beore, itself from the Old English bera, of the Frisian bār, Old High German bero, from the Germanic beran meaning, literally, "the brown one".
BEARD m Medieval English
Possible anglicization of Barth.
BÉAT m French (Archaic)
French form of Beatus.
BEATICA f English (Rare)
Possibly an elaboration of Beata.
BEATKA f Slovene, Polish, Dutch
Diminutive of Beata.
BEATO m Italian
Italian masculine form of Beata.
BEATRICA f Croatian
Croatian form of Beatrice.
BEATRIJS f Dutch, Flemish
Dutch form of Beatrix.
BÉATRIS f Gascon
Gascon form of Béatrice.
BEATRIS f Russian (Rare), Medieval Occitan, Medieval Spanish, Medieval Flemish
Russian, medieval Spanish and medieval Occitan form of Beatrix.
BEATRISA f Georgian (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Georgian and Russian form of Beatrice.
BEATRITZ f Provençal
Provençal form of Beatrix.
BEATTIE m & f English
Diminutive of Beatrice or Bartholomew.
BEAUCHIANA f Dutch (Rare)
A combination of the French masculine adjective beau meaning "beautiful, handsome" with the name Chiana. Interestingly, this given name has a strong resemblance with the French surname Beauchain and its variant Beauchaine... [more]
BEAUFORT m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Beaufort.
BEAUSOLEIL m French (Cajun)
Joseph Broussard 1702-1765; also known as beausoleil. Leader of Acadian people of Nova Scotia.
BEAUTIFUL f English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the English word beautiful, ultimately from Latin bellus "beautiful, fine".
BEAUTY f English, Popular Culture, South African
From the English word "beauty", ultimately derived from Latin bellus, "beautiful".... [more]
BEBE m Romanian
Originally, a Romanian nickname also used as a given name, meaning "baby".... [more]
BEBE f English
Diminutive of Barbara, Elizabeth and any other name starting with 'B'.
BEBEBOMOBO f & m Ijaw
Means "interpreter" in Ijaw.
BEBELA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Isabela.
BÉBRIX m Aragonese (Rare)
Aragonese form of Bebrycius.
BEBRYCE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Βεβρύκη (Bebryke). In Greek legend Bebryke or Bebryce, otherwise called Βρύκη (Bryke) or Bryce, was one of the Danaids. The Bebryces, a mythical tribe of people living in Bithynia (a region of Asia Minor also known as Bebrycia), were said to be named for Bebryce (or else for a hero named Bebryx or Bebrycus).
BEC f Irish Mythology (?)
Allegedly an older form of Irish beag "small".... [more]
BECA f Welsh
Welsh short form of REBECA
BECA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Isabela.
BECAS f & m Portuguese
Portuguese short form of Isabel, Rebeca, Bernardo, and other names with the "be" sound. It can also come from the word "bebé" (baby).
BECCY f English
Variant of Becky.
BECHARA m Arabic
From Arabic بِشَارَة (bišāra) meaning "good news, gospel" (etymologically related to Bashir), used in a Christian context.
BECHER m Jewish, Biblical
Means "first born."
BÉCHIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of Bechir based on French orthography.
BECHIR m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Bashir (chiefly Tunisian).
BECHORA f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish
Feminine form of Bechor.
BECHORATH m Biblical Hebrew
Bechorath, son of Aphiah, of the tribe of Benjamin, was an ancestor of King Saul and of his commander Abner. According to Saul, his family was the least of the tribe of Benjamin. (1 Samuel 9)
BECK f & m English (Rare)
Diminutive of REBECCA or BECKETT.... [more]
BECKEE f English
Variant of Becky.
BECKER m English
Transferred use of the surname Becker.
BECKET m English
From a surname which was a variant of the surname Beckett. In some cases it might be given in honour of the English saint Thomas Becket (1118-1170).
BECKEY f English
Variant of Becky.
BECKI f English
Variant of Becky.
BECKIE f English
Variant of Becky.
BECKOM m English
Variant of Beckham.
BECKS m & f English (American)/Pop Culture (Modern)
Becks is the name of a main character on the Disney Channel television series Andi Mack. It can be considered a variation of the Beck.
BE-COURTEOUS m English (Puritan)
Referring to Ephesians 4:32, "And be ye courteous to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you."
BÉCUMA f Irish Mythology
Means "troubled lady", from Old Irish "woman" and a second element, perhaps chuma, meaning "grief, sorrow, wound". In Irish legend she was a woman who "dwelt in the Land of Promise and had an affair with Gaiar, a son of Manannán mac Lir, the sea-god... [more]
BEDA f Swedish
Variant of the Old English name Bede meaning "prayer".
BEDANSHI f Indian
bedanshi mean part of bedh
BEDASI f Mari
Mari form of Feodosiya.
BEDDA f Faroese
Faroese form of Beda (Scandinavian feminine form of Bede) or Betta (variant of Bet, short form of Elisabet).
BEDE f English
Diminutive of Obedience used in the 18th century.
BEDE m Sami
Sami form of Peder.
BEDELLA f Irish, English
Meaning unknown. Possibly a variant of Bedelia, influenced by Della or Bella.
BEDFORD m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Bedford.
BEDO m Welsh
Diminutive of Maredudd.
BEDRETTIN m Turkish
Turkish form of Badr al-Din.
BEDŘIŠKA f Czech
Feminine form of Bedřich.
BEDUKHÆ f Ossetian Mythology
Meaning unknown. Bedukhæ is a character in the Nart epics and a beautiful Nart woman who falls in love with Sosruko.
BEDUNA m Nigerian, Ngas
The name BEDUNA is from plateau state Nigeria which means" is it bad? its a question name, when someone utter a word that is not good and didn't come to pass then you can ask him BEDUNA " is it bad?
BĘDZIMIR m Polish
The first element of this name is derived from Polish będzie "will be"; it is the third-person singular future tense of the verb być "to be". The second element is derived from Slavic mir "peace"... [more]
BEEBE m English (American)
From the Beebe surname.
BEEBEE f & m Various
Variant of Bibi.
BEECH m English
a type of tree
BEECHER m English
Old English name meaning "near the beech trees". This is the given name of the protagonist of a series of novels by author Brad Meltzer.
BEECHUM m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Beechum.
BEECRAM m Indian, Hinduism
Variant transcription of Bikram (Hindi: विक्रम)?
BEEDLE m Literature
Possibly a variant of Bede.... [more]
BEEITO m Galician
Older form of Bieito.
BEEJAL m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Assamese
"Seedy" ; "furnished with seed or grains"
BEEJAY m & f English
Phonetic spelling of the initials BJ.
BEEKE f Low German
A Low German form of Rebecca.
BEEMIN m Astronomy
Variant of Theemin.
BEENA f Indian
Variant transcription of बीना (Bina, Bīnā).
BEENISH f Pakistani
Means "vision, sight" in Urdu.
BEETEE m Literature
The name of a character from District 3 in the young adult novels "Catching Fire" and "Mockingjay," the final two installments of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The author does not give any clues as to the name's origins.
BEETHOVEN m English
Transferred use of the surname Beethoven.
BEEZIE f English
Nickname for Elizabeth.
BEEZUS f Literature
In the case of the character from Beverly Cleary's 'Ramona' book series, it originated as a nursery form of Beatrice (her real name), given to her by her younger sister.
BE-FAITHFUL m & f English (Puritan)
Referring to Revelation 2:10, "Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life."
BEFRÎN f Kurdish
Means "snowy" in Kurdish.
BEGA m Ossetian
Most likely from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
BEGENÇ m Turkmen
Means "happiness" in Turkmen.
BEGHEL m Old Danish
Old Danish form of BægliR.
BEGILDA f Medieval English (Latinized)
Latinized form of Old English Béaghild.
BEGIMAI f Kyrgyz
Variant transcription of Begimay.
BEGIMAY f Kyrgyz
Derived from begum, the feminine form of the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master", combined with Kyrgyz ай (ay) meaning "moon".
BEGLA m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse variant of Bæglir.
BEGO f Spanish
Diminutive of Begona.
BEGOÑA f Spanish, Basque
A shortened form of the title Nuestra Señora de Begoña (“Our Lady of Begoña”), a Roman Catholic epithet of the Virgin Mary, ultimately from the place name Begoña.
BEGONIA f English (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Romani
From the name of a flowering plant, which was named for the French botanist Michel Bégon. In some cases it may be a variant of the Spanish Begoña.
BEGONYA f Catalan
Catalan form of Begoña.
BEGUM f Indian
Begum is a female title, denoting a daughter or wife of a Beg, title of Turko-Mongol origin meaning ''Chief'' or ''Commander''.
BEHÂFARID m & f Persian
Derived from Persian به (beh) meaning "good" and آفرید (âfarid) meaning "creature".
BEHATI f Afrikaans
Possibly an Afrikaans variant of Beata. It is the name of Namibian fashion model Behati Prinsloo (b. 1989).
BEHDAD m Persian
From Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" combined with داد (dâd) "justice".
BEHIRA f Hebrew, American, Yiddish
Means "clear, bright" in Hebrew.
BEHKKÁ m Sami
Sami form of Pekka.
BEHNAZ f Persian
From Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" combined with ناز (naz) meaning "luxury, comfort".
BEHNOOSH f Persian
Means "good drink", from Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" combined with نوش (nuš) "ambrosia, nectar".
BEHNOUSH f Persian
Variant transcription of Behnoosh.
BEHR m English
Transferred use of the surname Behr.
BEHRE m Kurdish
Means "talent" in Kurdish.
BEHREND m German, East Frisian
Contracted form of Bernhard, first recorded in the 1500s and still in occasional use today.
BEHRENDT m German (Archaic), East Frisian (Archaic)
Variant of Behrend, recorded between the 1500s and 1800s.
BEHROKH f Persian
Means "best face", from the Persian behtryn "best".
BEHZAD m Persian
Means "noble, high-born, honorable", derived from Persian به (beh) meaning "good, excellent" combined with زاد (zâd) meaning "child, son".
BEI m & f Chinese
Comet
BÉIA f Portuguese
Diminutive of Isabel and Isabela.
BEIAARD m Dutch
Dutch form of Bayard.
BEIBUT m Kazakh
Means "peaceful, peace" in Kazakh, though it can also be a combination of the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" and Persian پولاد (pulâd) meaning "steel".
BEID m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic al baid, meaning "the (ostrich) egg". This is the traditional name of the star Omicron 1 Eridani in the constellation Eridanus.
BEIGE f & m English
Derived from the color 'beige
BEIGIS f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Diminutive of Margaret (compare English Peggy).
BEIJAARD m Dutch
Variant of Beiaard.
BEILA f Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish equivalent of Bella.
BEILA m Medieval Basque
Basque form of the Visigothic name Vigila. It might possibly also be influenced by Basque bela "crow".
BEILE f Yiddish
Variant of Beila.
BEILLE f Yiddish, Jewish
French-Yiddish form of Baila and/or Beila.
BEINIDICT m Irish
Irish form of Benedict.
BEINIR m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
From Old Norse beini(r) meaning "help, benefit".
BEINKT m Old Swedish
Old Swedish short form of Benedikt.
BEINTA f Faroese, Danish (Rare)
Faroese feminine form of Benedict (originally a short form of Benadikta and Bænadikta, now regarded as an independent name). It was borne by Beinta Broberg (1667-1752), whom Faroese writer Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen allegedly used as the basis for the heroine of his novel Barbara (1939).
BEINTEINN m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic younger form of Benteinn.
BEIRA f Literature, Celtic Mythology
Anglicized form of Bheur or Bhuer perhaps meaning "cutting, sharp, shrill" in Scottish Gaelic, from Cailleach Bheur "sharp old wife", the name of the Scottish personification of winter, a reference to wintry winds... [more]
BEITI m Ancient Scandinavian
From Old Norse beita meaning "to pasture cattle", "to use a weapon", "to harness to a vehicle", "to steer or sail near the wind, to cruise".
BEITIR m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic variant of Beiti.
BEIVIN f English
Anglicized form of Béibhinn.
BEJIDE m Yoruba
Means "(one that) come(s) with rain" in Yoruba.
BEJNA f Kurdish
Means "charming" in Kurdish.
BEKAH f English
Short form of Rebekah.
BEKARYS m Kazakh
Derived from the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" combined with Kazakh арыс (arys) meaning "foundation, support, framework" (also used as a territorial unit in the Kazakh Khanate).
BEKBOLAT m Chechen
The first element, bek (or beg), is a Turkish military title meaning "chieftain, master". The second element, bolat (or bulat) means "steel" in Turkic and is derived from the Persian word پولاد (pulâd).
BEKBULAT m Chechen
Variant transcription of Bekbolat.
BÉKE f Hungarian (Rare)
Means "peace, harmony" in Hungarian.
BEKE m & f Ijaw, Ogoni
Means "America" or "American" in Khana and "English" in Ijaw.
BEKE f Low German
A Low German form of Rebecca.
BEKEARA f Ijaw
Means "Englishwoman" in Ijaw.
BEKES f Ijaw
Short form of Bekeara.
BEKETAMUN f Ancient Egyptian
Means "handmaid of Amun" in Egyptian.
BEKETATEN f Ancient Egyptian
Means "handmaid of Aten" in Egyptian.
BEKEZELA f Ndebele
Means "be patient" in Ndebele.
BEKHAN m Chechen
Variant transcription of Bekkhan.
BEKI f English
Variant of Becky.
BEKIM m Albanian
Means "blessing" in Albanian.
BEKIR m Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of Bakr or Bakir.
BEKKA f English
Variant of Becca.
BEKKHAN m Chechen, Ingush
Derived from the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" combined with the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".
BEKKHILDR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements bekkr "bench" and hildr "battle, fight".
BEKOE m Akan
Means "war time" in Akan, typically used for a child born in war.
BEKSOLTA m Chechen
Derived from the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master" combined with the Arabic title سُلْطَان (sulṭān) meaning "sultan, king, ruler".
BEKUNDA m African
It is used by the people of the switzerlan of uganda.... [more]
BEL f English, Portuguese
Diminutive of Isabel.
BELA m Biblical
Means "crooked."... [more]
BELA f Yiddish
Variant of Bella and Beila.
BELA f Portuguese, Spanish
Short form of Isabela.
BELACANE f Arthurian Romance
The mother of Feirefiz, Parsifal's half-brother, in Wolfram von Eschenbach's 'Parsifal'.
BELACQUA m Literature
Possibly from a contraction of Bevilacqua, an Italian surname that was originally a nickname derived from the expression bevi l'acqua meaning "drinks water", probably applied ironically to a heavy drinker of alcohol... [more]
BELARMINO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Bellarmino, the original Italian surname of Saint Roberto Bellarmine (1542-1621), a cardinal who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church. His surname meant "well-armed" from Italian.
BELASCO m Medieval Basque
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One current theory condsiders this name a diminutive of Beila.
BELASCUZA f Medieval Basque
Feminine form of Belasco.
BELATUCADROS m Celtic Mythology
Often translated as "fair shining one" or "fair slayer", derived in part from Celtic *bel(l)- "strong, powerful" or *belo- "bright" (cf. Belenus). This was the name of a Celtic deity often identified with Mars, sometimes referred to as Mars Belatucadrus.
BELATZ m Medieval Basque
Derived from Basque belatz "sparrowhawk".
BELCALIS f English
Belcalis is of Dominican origin and means “Good”
BELCOLORE f Medieval Italian, Literature
Combination of Italian bel "beautiful" and colore "colour". The Italian novelist Boccaccio used this name in his work 'The Decameron' (1350).
BELDAN f Turkish
Means "venus" in Turkish.
BELE f German (Modern, Rare)
German short form of Gabriele and other names.... [more]
BELE m Swedish (Rare)
Possibly a Swedish form of Beli, an Old Norse name meaning "to roar".
BELEE f & m Various
Likely a pet name for a variety of names from different languages.
BELEK m & f Tuvan
Means "gift" in Tuvan.
BELEKA f Medieval Slavic, Medieval Russian
Derived from the old Slavic word белъ "white".
BELEK-MAA f Tuvan
Means "little gift" in Tuvan.
BELEN f Various
Variant of Belén used outside of Spanish speaking countries.
BELENA f Ancient Celtic, German, Danish, Celtic Mythology
Latinized feminine form of Belenus. Belena was the wife of the Gaulish solar god Belenus and the goddess of the sun and the beginning summer.