Baby Names starting with B for girls

Baby Names from A to Z

Babe, means "foreign". Babe (cf. Baie, Baze) is a popular Ba- prefix last name. See also Bobbe.

Babette, means "foreign; God is my oath". Rare, but Babette is comparable to popular Ba- surnames Baete (upper 90%), Barrette (9%). See also Barbette.

Bader, var. Badr, means "full moon". Outside Top 1000.

Baila, var. Byla, Beyla, means "dance". Rare. Baila, like Docila, Sheila, ends with the familiar feminine -ila.

Bailey, var. Bali, Bayla, Bayly, Baily, Bayley, Baylie, Bailei, Baylee, Bailie, Bailly, .. 6 more, means "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Usage of Bailee and forms intensified in 1997 and is almost as widespread now.

Baja, means "lower". Baja is rare as a baby name. See also Baba.

Bakura, means "a ripe fruit". Uncommon. Compare Bakura and common surnames Bakar (upper 65%), Bakun (56%), with the Bak- prefix.

Balbina, var. Balbine, means "little stutterer". Uncommon. Compare Balbina, Balbine with common surnames Balboa (top 9%), Balin (33%), which also start with Bal-.

Ballade. Rare. Ballade, like Jade, Scheherezade, ends with the familiar androgynous -ade.

Bambi, var. Bamby, Bambie, Bambina, Bambalina. Bambi is popular as a form.

Banee. Uncommon. Compare Banee and common surnames Knee (upper 12%), Vanee (56%), which also end with -nee. See also Ranee.

Bao, means "bundle or package; precious treasure; guarantee". Bao is a prevalent (top 88%) feminine name, and is found frequently (top 17%) as a last name. See also Bo.

Baptista, var. Batista, Bautista, Battista, Baptiste, means "to dip". Not in Top 1000.

Bara, var. Bari, Barah, Barra, Barrie, means "to select; innocent". Common as surnames, and Bara (upper 8%), Barah, etc. are comparable to common Bar- surnames Barva (upper 76%), Barac (83%).

Barbara, var. Bab, Babs, Barb, Beba, Babe, Bebe, Bibi, Baba, Babb, Basia, .. 41 more, means "foreign woman". Adoption of Bauby and forms peaked during 1950-1959 and is lower today, with Barbara, Bobby, Bonny, Bobbie and Bobbi becoming somewhat dated.

Barcelona. Uncommon. Barcelona (cf. Chazona, Winnona) ends with the common feminine -ona.

Barinda. Unique. Barinda, like Salinda, Zerlinda, ends with the popular feminine -inda. See also Zarinda.

Barra. Gender-neutral name. Barra, like the similar Barta, occurs more usually as a last name.

Barrie, var. Bari, Barri, means "spear". Barrie, Bari and Barri are not in the Top 1000.

Bartha, var. Barta, means "shining, brilliant". Popular as last names, and Bartha (top 24%) is similar to popular surnames Bertha (top 25%), Mccartha (35%), which also end with -rtha.

Basha, var. Basja, Basia, means "stranger". Basha, Basia and Basja are uncommon as children's names.

Basilia, var. Basile, Bazile, Baseele, Basilie, Bazeele, Bazilla, Bazille, Basille, Bazeelle, Baseelia, .. 2 more, means "royal, regal". Basilia, Bazile, etc. are not Top 1000 names.

Basma, var. Basima, Baseema, means "smile". Basma (top 80%), like Katsma (top 60%), Talsma (19%), is a popular -sma suffix last name.

Bat, means "daughter". Unusual, but Bat is similar to common last names Bath (top 7%), Bar (20%), with the Ba- prefix. Unisex name.

Bathilda, var. Bathild, Batilda, Batilde, Bathilde, Bertilde, Bertilda, Berthilde, Berthilda, means "woman warrior". Bathilda, Bertilda, etc. are not in the Top 1000.

Bathsheba, var. Batya, Batshua, Bathseva, Batsheva, Batsheba, Bathshua, Bethsheba, Bethsabee, means "daughter of oath". Not in Top 1000.

Bathshira, means "seventh girl-child". Outside Top 1000.

Batya, var. Batel, Basha, Bitya, means "daughter of God". Unusual. Batya, Bitya (cf. Clementya, Kostya) end with the favored feminine-sounding -tya.

Bay, means "berry". Unisex name. Bay, like the similar-sounding Bo, exists more often as a last name.

Bea, var. Bee. Not in Top 1000.