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Boy Names Starting with Be-

Be- baby names and what they mean, with 97 results. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in 2015 (adoption of 1.5%), except for names such as Benjaman which have become somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable boy names in this compilation are Benjamin (#10), Bennett (#153), Beau (#203), Beckett (#218) and Beckham (#359), while Betz (top 2%) and Begum (4%) are common Be- surnames. Here is the list of Be- names for girls.

Be- names

Beacher - Bedell | Bedford - Benedict | Benigno - Berkeley | Berlin - Bert | Bert - Beyren

Beacher - Bedell

Beacher and variantsBeacher, var. Beach, Beachy, Beech, Beecher, Beechy
From Old English language. "Near the beech trees." Common as surnames. Compare Beacher (top 41%), Beecher (4%) with common last names Bacher (top 9%), Batcher (34%), which also end with -her.

Beacon
Derived fr. Old English word. "Signal light." Beacom, Beason are common surnames. See also Beagan.

Beagan, var. Beagen, Beagin, Beegan, Beegin
From Irish, Gaelic. "Small one." Beagan, Beegan, etc. were not Top birth names in 2015.

Beal1, var. Beale1, Beall, Bealle, Beals1
Origin fr. Old French word. "Handsome." Belal is a marginally favored birth name.

Beaman, var. Beamann, Beamen, Beeman, Beamon, Beemon
Source fr. Old English language. "Beekeeper." Not Top 2000 names.

Beamer, var. Beemer
Based on Old English language. "Trumpet player." Beaer and Beamber are creative forms.

Bearach
Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Spear." Bearach is seldom used as a baby name. See also Baruch.

Beasley, var. Beals2, Beaslie, Beasly
Derived fr. Old English language. "Meadow of peas." Beasley, Beasly, etc. are unique as children's names.

Beattie, var. Beatie, Beatty, Beaty
Based on Irish, Gaelic, Latin. "Voyager (through life); blessed." Unusual. Beattie, Beatie (cf. Braydie, Braidie) use the -ie suffix.

Beau and variantsBeau1, var. Beal2, Beale2, Beaudan, Beaudine
Source fr. French language. "Handsome; admirer; sweetheart." Beau, Beaudan, etc. became more trendy in 2015, rising +25 rankings as children's names with Beau gaining the most.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Be- names: Beau, Beauregard, Beck, Beckett, Beckham, Beecher

Beauchamp, var. Beecham
Based on Old French element. "The beautiful field." Outside Top 2000.

Beaufort
From Old French element. "The beautiful fort." Scarcely used as a boys' name, Beaufort exists more frequently as a last name.

Beaumont
Derived fr. Old French element. "The beautiful mountain." Beaumont is a rarely used masculine name, registering often (upper 4%) as a surname.

Beauregard and variantsBeauregard, var. Beau2
Root fr. French language. "Beautiful gaze." Beau has generally been popular among parents.

Becher
Origin fr. Hebrew. "Young man, first born." Becher is scarcely used as a male name, registering commonly (top 8%) as a last name. See also Beecher.

Beck and variantsBeck, var. Becker
From Old Norse word. "Stream." Beck is common as a birth name among these versions.

BeckettBeckett
From Old English. "Beehive or bee cottage." Also used for girls. Beckett became more popular in 2015, rising +26 rankings as a boys' name to reach #218.

BeckhamBeckham
Stems fr. Old English element. "Homestead by the stream; Becca's homestead." Beckham became more trendy in 2015, rising +127 rankings as a baby name to reach #359.

Bede, var. Beda
Origin fr. Old English word. "Prayer bead." Uncommon, with the -de suffix for Bede, like Barde, Blade.

Bedell, var. Bedall
Root fr. Old French language. "Messenger." Unusual, with the favored androgynous -ell ending for Bedell, like Brandell.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Be- names for boys.

1. Beacher - Bedell
Beacher [Beechy, Beecher, ..], Beacon, Beagan [Beegan, Beegin, ..], Beal [Beals, Bealle, ..], Beaman [Beamon, Beemon, ..], Beamer [Beemer], Bearach, Beasley [Beasly, Beaslie, ..], Beattie [Beaty, Beatty, ..], Beau [Beaudan, Beaudine, ..], Beauchamp [Beecham], Beaufort, Beaumont, Beauregard [Beau], Becher, Beck [Becker], Beckett, Beckham, Bede [Beda], Bedell [Bedall]


Bedford, Beebe, Baylor [Beiler], Burns [Beirne], Beirne, Burney [Beirney, Beirnie], Belden [Belldon, Belldene, ..], Belindo [Bellindo], Belisario [Belisarios, Belisarius], Bell, Bellamy [Bellemy, Bellamie, ..], Bellarmine [Bellarmino], Belmont [Bellmont], Balthasar [Belshazzar], Belton [Bellton], Beltran [Bertran, Beltrano], Belvedere [Belvider, Belvidere, ..], Bemus [Bemis, Beamus], Ben [Benny, Bennie, ..], Benedict [Bent, Benoit, ..]


Benigno, Benjamin [Benyamin, Benyamino, ..], Benjiro, Bennett [Bennet, Benoit, ..], Benoni, Benson [Benssen, Bensson, ..], Bentley [Bently, Bentlie, ..], Benton, Bienvenido [Benvenuto], Benvenuto, Benzion, Beresford, Berg [Bergh, Berger], Bergen [Bergin], Berger [Bergeron], Barric [Beric], Berilo [Berillo], Burke [Berk, Berke], Barclay [Berky, Berklie, ..], Berkeley [Berky, Berkley, ..]


Berlin [Berlyn], Berlyn [Berl, Berle], Bern [Berny, Bernie, ..], Barnabas [Bernabe], Bernal [Bernold, Bernhold, ..], Bernard [Bernt, Bernis, ..], Burnell [Bernelle], Burnet [Bernet, Bernett], Berry, Barry [Berry], Herbert [Bert, Bertie], Gilbert [Bert, Bertie], Engelbert [Bert, Berty], Delbert [Bert, Bertie], Burton [Bert], Ethelbert [Bert, Bertie], Bert [Berto, Berty, ..], Filbert [Bert], Albert [Berty, Bertie, ..], Norbert [Berty, Bertie, ..]


Robert [Bert, Bertie], Hulbert [Bert], Hubert [Bert, Bertie], Lambert [Bert], Bartholomew [Bertel], Berthold [Berton, Bertolt, ..], Birtle [Bertle], Berton [Bert, Bertie], Bertram [Bertrem, Bertrum, ..], Bertrand [Bertrando], Berwyn [Berwynn, Berwynne, ..], Bethel [Betuel], Buford [Beuford], Bevan [Bevvin, Bevvon, ..], Beverly [Beverley, Beverlie, ..], Bevis [Beavis, Beviss, ..], Byron [Beyren, Beyron]

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