Browse Submitted Names

This is a list of submitted names in which the usage is English or American.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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... [more]
Brownie m & f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Brown.
Browning m American (South)
Transferred use of the surname Browning.
Brownlow m English
Transferred use of the surname Brownlow.
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, ?), Folklore
Dutch form of Bruno. It coincides with the Dutch word for "brown". This was also the name of the bear in medieval fables of Reynard the Fox.
Bruneita f American (Archaic)
Respelling of Brunita, a Spanish diminutiv of Bruna.
Brunette f French, English (Rare)
French diminutive of Bruna.
Brunita f American (Hispanic)
Spanish diminutive of Bruna.
Brunton m Scottish (Rare), English (Australian)
Transferred use of the surname Brunton. James Brunton Stephens (1835-1902) was a Scottish-born Australian poet, and author of 'Convict Once'.
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.
Brycin m English
Alternative spelling of Brysen
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)
Transferred use of the surname Bryer.
Brylee f & m American
Variant of Briley.
Bryleigh f American
Variant of Briley.
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.
Bryston m American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Bryson influenced by other names ending in ton or ston.
Brysun m English
Variant of Bryson.
Brysyn m English
Variant of Bryson.
Bryton m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Britton.
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
Transferred use of the surname Buckley.
Buckminster m English (American)
Transferred use from the placename Buckminster in England.... [more]
Buckner m American (South)
Transferred use of the surname Buckner.
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 Buell.
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.
Bulah f American
Variant of Beulah.
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]
Burdette m & f English (Archaic)
Possibly a diminutive of Bernadette or a variant of the traditionally French and English surname Burdette derived from a pet form of the Old French personal name Burdo.
Burdine f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Possibly derived from the English surname Burdine. A famous bearer of this name is Burdine Maxwell from the Bratz TV series which ran from 2005 to 2008... [more]
Buren m English
Transferred use of the place name Buren.
Burgess m English
Transferred use of the surname Burgess.
Burk m American
Variant of Burke.
Burl m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Burl. Notable namesake is actor and singer Burl Ives.
Burleigh m English
Variant of Burley.
Burley m English
Transferred use of the surname Burley.
Burma f English (American)
This name was sporadically used in the American South in the early 20th-century. Perhaps it is just a transferred use of the place name.
Burnell m English
Transferred use of the surname Burnell.
Burnett m English
Transferred use of the surname Burnett.
Burnette f & m English (American)
Feminine form and variant of Burnett.
Burney m American
Variant of Bernie or transferred use of the surname Burney.
Burnie m English
Variant of Burney.
Burnita f American
Variant of Bernita. Notable namesake is Judge Burnita Shelton Matthews (1894-1988), the first woman appointed to serve on a US district court.
Burns m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Burns.
Burnu f American
It is the given name of the actress Burnu Acquanetta.
Burrel m English
Variant of Burrell.
Burrell m English
Transferred use of the surname Burrell.
Burtie m English
Diminutive of Burton.
Burty m English
Short form of Burton.
Burwell m English
Transferred use of the surname Burwell.
Bush m English
Transferred use of the surname Bush.
Bushrod m English (American)
Given name from surname of Medieval English origin—locational from a so called 'lost' village, likely to have been situated in Dorset, England. Surname Bushrod derives from the Old English 'bysc', a bushy thicket, with 'rod', a clearing in a forest.
Busy f English
Diminutive of Elizabeth influenced by the spelling of the English word busy. A known bearer is American actress Busy Phillips (1975-).
Butch m English, American
Originally a nickname given to one who was a butcher, as in the case of outlaw George Cassidy, who acquired the nickname after a brief stint as a butcher. It became a slang term for a man who was notably masculine in manner or appearance, and since the 1940s has had the sense of "aggressive lesbian"... [more]
Butler m English
From the surname Butler.
Butterfly f English (Modern)
Used to invoke the brilliantly-colored winged insect, which is widely seen as a symbol of metamorphosis, renewal, and rebirth, as well as one of youth and beauty. This is the birth name of a noted Australian folk singer, Butterfly Boucher, among others.
Button m English
The name of Button Gwinnett, one of the signatories (first signature on the left) on the United States Declaration of Independence.
Butts m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Butts or a nickname with meaning particular to the bearer. Notable namesake, professional baseball player, Albert "Butts" Wagner was the older brother of baseball great Honus Wagner.
Buzz m English, Popular Culture
A diminutive of unknown origin, likely given for any number of reasons. ... [more]
Buzzy m American
A name that can be formed as an onomatopoeia, a word based on sound, or a nickname for someone with a short haircut. ... [more]
Byanca f English
Variant of Bianca.
Byard m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Byard.
Byntli f English (American)
Alternate Spelling of Bentley
Byra f English
The name of Byra Louise "Puck" Whittlesby, the wife of Jack Hemingway. Potential feminization of Byron.
Byran m English
Variant of Byron.
Byrd f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Bird or transferred use of the surname Byrd.
Byren m English
Variant of Byron.
Byront m English
Likely a variant of Byron
Byryn m English
Variant of Byron.
Bysor m English (American)
Seen as a first name in Southern Missouri. Also has been seen as a last name. ... [more]
Cab m African American (Rare)
Short form of Cabell. A notable bearer is jazz musician and band leader Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (1907-1994).
Cabell m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Cabell. A notable bearer is jazz musician and bandleader Cabell "Cab" Calloway III (1907-1994).
Cable m American
Transferred use of the surname Cable.
Cabot m English (Rare)
The name 'Cabot' comes from the fifteenth century Italian explorer Giovanni Caboto who was commissioned by the Kingdom of England to discover North America. When Caboto arrived in England is name was changed to John Cabot to sound more English... [more]
Cacey f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Casey (See also Kacey).
Cada f & m English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of Cade or a variant of Koda in the style of Jada. More commonly used as a feminine name.
Cadan m & f English
Variant of Caden.
Cadance f English
Variant of Cadence.
Cadbury m Welsh, English
Transferred from the surname Cadbury.
Caddy f & m English (Rare), Literature
Diminutive of names beginning with the letter or sound C such as Katherine, Caden and Cadence
Caddy f English
Variant of Caddie.
Cadee f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Cady.
Cadel m English (Australian)
Variant of Cadell. A famous namesake is Australian champion cyclist Cadel Evans.
Cadenza f & m American (Rare)
An "ornamental passage near the close of a song or solo," 1780, from Italian cadenza "conclusion of a movement in music." See also Cadence.
Cadie f & m English
Variant of Cady.
Cadince f American
Variant of Cadence.
Cadon m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Caden influenced by the spelling of Jadon.
Cadrian m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Adrian
Cady f & m English (Modern, Rare)
While nowadays generally considered a phonetic spelling of Katie or a diminutive of Cadence, Cady was originally derived from a surname which was either a variant of Cade or an Anglicized form of Ó Ceadaigh ("descendant of Ceadach"), with Ceadach being a byname derived from Irish ceadach "talkative".... [more]
Caeda f English
Derived from the English word ‘cadence’ meaning melody, music. Caeda is a symbol of the sky, and also an expert Pegasus Knight.
Caedyn m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Caden.
Caela f English (Rare)
Variant of Kayla, also used as a short form of Micaela.
Caelea f English (Rare)
Most likely a variant of Kaylee, although in some cases it might be a variant of Caelia.
Caelee f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caelen m English
Variant of Caelan.
Caeley f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caeli f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caelian m English, Dutch
English form of Caelianus. The name has also been used in The Netherlands just a handful of times; the variant form Celian has been used a little bit more often there.
Caelieh f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caelin f English
Variant of Caelyn.
Caelle f English
Variant of Kaelle.
Caelleigh f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caelley f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caelli f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caellie f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caelly f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caemlyn f American (Modern, Rare)
The name of a city in the book series, The Wheel of Time, by Robert Jordan. Likely a derivative of Camelot.
Caetlyn f English
Variant of Caitlin. This name was given to 6 girls born in the USA in 2010.
Caeylin f English
Anglicized form of Caoilfhionn.
Caeylyn f English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Caoilfhionn.
Cage m English
Transferred use of the surname Cage.... [more]
Cager m English
Diminutive of Micajah used in the 18th century.
Caggie f English
Diminutive of Catherine or Caroline.
Cagney m & f English
Gardener and kind friend in "The Penderwicks" by Jeanne Birdsall (National Book Award winner).... [more]
Cahlia f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a modern coinage based on Carla.
Caid m English (Rare)
Variant of Cade.
Caidy f English
Variant of Cady.
Caige m English
Variant of Cage
Caighlee f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caighley f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caighli f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caighlie f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailah f English
Variant of Kayla.
Cailan m & f English
Variant of Caelan.
Cailea f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caileah f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailee f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailen f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Caelan.
Cailey f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caili f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailie f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caillan m English (Australian)
Meaning as of yet unknown. It might possibly be a variant of Caelan or Caillín.
Caillea f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailleah f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caillee f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailleigh f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailley f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailli f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caillie f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailly f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Caily f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Cailynn f English
Anglicized form of Caoilfhionn.
Caira f English
Variant of Cara and Kyra.
Cairna f English
Meaning: Little Fox
Caisey m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Casey.
Caisyn m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Cason.
Cait f English
Diminutive of Caitlin and Catherine.