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What does Bee mean?

Bee Pronunciation of Bee [bee] as a girls' name. Diminutive of Beatrice (Latin) "voyager (through life); blessed"; variant of Bea. Also the name of an obscure seventh-century English saint. There is an English village called Saint Bees.

Associated with: life, blessed, saint, bees.


5 relations via Beatrice: Bea, Beah, Beatie, Bebe and Beea.

Creative forms:
(female) Bete, ee, ..

(male) Ber, ee, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bee Elina (B.E.), ..

How popular is Bee?

Bee is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3908 out of 4276, Top 91%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#6776 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bee reached its apex rank of #1221 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bee outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular related forms of Bee are Beatrice (#565 from current records), Bebe and Bea. Usage of these forms of Bee was common during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.5%) and is now significantly less, with the version Beatrice going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bee, Bea, Beatrice, Bebe in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beatrice outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bee is pronounced similarly to Bao, Bay, Beau and Bo. Other recommended names are Bel, Bep, Bet, Bev, Bree, Cee, Dee, Fee, Lee and Ree. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bee.

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