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Girl Names Starting with Be-

Be- baby names and what they mean, with 90 results. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in the 1930s (USAGE OF 5.1%) and are now much less conventional (USAGE 0.4%, DOWN 91.2%), with names like Bernice becoming somewhat dated. Bella (#48), Belen (#794) and Beatrix (#1155) are three of the more chic birth names in this list, while Beene (TOP 6%) and Begley (3%) are conventional Be- surnames. Here is the list of Be- names for boys.

Be- names

Bea - Beige | Beileag - Benigna | Benita - Berta | Bertha - Bethesda | Bethia - Beyonce

Bea - Beige

Bea and variants

Bea1, var. Bee1
Origin fr. English language. Short form of Beatrice or Beatrix. Bea and Bee are more commonly used as baby names compared to other variations.

Beata and variants

Beata, var. Beate, Bea2
Root fr. Latin. "Blessed." Common. Compare Beata with popular -ata last names Bukata (UPPER 92%), Barata (50%).

Beatrice and variants

Beatrice, var. Beitriss, Beitris, Beeatrix, Beeatrissa, Beeatrisa, Beeatriss, Beeatris, Beeatrice, Beea, Bebe1, Bee2, Beattie, Beatriz, Beatrix, Beatrisa, Beatriss, Beatris, Beatrica, Beatie, Bea3, Beah
Derived fr. Latin. "Voyager (through life); blessed." Beatrice and variants became more trendy in 2018, gaining +116 positions as birth names with Beatriz leading the upswing.

Form of Bo. Origin fr. Scandinavian. .. Made famous by actress Bo Derek. Gender-neutral name. Beau was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Barbara and variants

Berbya, Berberya, Berberia, Berbera, Beba, Bebe2
Var. of Barbara. Root fr. Latin element. "Foreign woman." Bebe is conventional (TOP 93%) as a given name, while Beba, Berbera, Berberia, Berberya and Berbya are rarely used.

Root fr. Hebrew. "God's pledge." Bebbra and Boba are creative forms. See also Bebe.

Beebee, Bebe3
Var. of Bibi. Origin fr. Farsi, Persian languages. "Lady of the house." Less common today. Bebe was the form last recorded (1930-1939) in the Top 2000.


Based on English word. Modern shortened form of Rebecca .. Scarce. Becca is not found in the US Demographics. See also Decca.

Rebecca and variants

Bekkie, Bekki, Bekka, Beki, Beckie, Becky1, Becki1, Beckey, Becker, Becke, Beckee, Beckah, Becka, Beck1, Becca2
Forms of Rebecca. Source fr. Hebrew word. "To bind." Beck (UPPER 1%), Becker (1%), Becka (25%), Beckey (41%) and Becke (52%) exist commonly as last names.

Derivative of Hebrew element. "The chosen one." Bechira is not often adopted as a children's name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Be- names: Bea, Beata, Beatrice, Beatrix, Beatriz

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Be- names: Bebe, Becca, Beckett, Becki, Beckie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Be- names: Becky, Beda, Bee

Origin fr. Old Norse element. "Stream." Gender-neutral name. Beck is unusual as a birth name.


Based on Old English word. "Beehive or bee cottage." Unisex name. Beckett is unique as a women's name, occurring often (UPPER 2%) as a surname.

Becky and variants

Becky2, var. Becki2
Source fr. English word. Becki (UPPER 74%) and Becky (7%) are commonly occurring feminine names, and Becky appears frequently (UPPER 73%) as a last name.


Based on Old English language. "Battle maid." Slightly unfamiliar as a birth name, Beda exists more frequently as a surname. Gender-neutral name.

Bedelia, var. Bedeelia
Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Exalted one." Bedeelia and Bedelia are unconventional as feminine names.


Diminutive of Beatrice Latin voyager through .. Less common today. Bee was last recorded in 1910-1919 in the Top 2000.

.. the colorful house plant with fleshy .. Begonia was not among 2018's Top names.

Derivative of Hebrew, Arabic elements. "Shining, bright." A rare birth name. See also Bera.

Beibhinn, var. Bebhinn
Based on Irish, Gaelic. "White or fair lady." Not Top 2000 names.

Derivative of French language. .. Use as a given name may .. Beige was not a Top birth name in 2018.

Quick Reference

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

1. Bea - Beige
Bea [Bee], Beata [Bea, Beate], Beatrice [Beitris, Beitriss, ..], Bo [Beau], Barbara [Berbya, Berberya, ..], Bebba, Bibi [Bebe, Beebee], Becca, Rebecca [Bekki, Bekkie, ..], Bechira, Beck, Beckett, Becky [Becki], Beda, Bedelia [Bedeelia], Bee, Begonia, Behira, Beibhinn [Bebhinn], Beige

Elizabeth [Betty, Bettye, ..], Arabella [Belle, Bella, ..], Isabel [Belle, Bellita, ..], Belanna, Belen, Rosa [Beliarosa], Belinda [Belynda, Bellynda, ..], Belita [Bellita], Bell, Bella [Beyla, Belva, ..], Bellanca, Blanche [Bellanca], Belle [Belva, Belvia, ..], Amabel [Belle], Bellona [Belona], Belva [Bellva], Bena, Benedicta [Bente, Bennie, ..], Benicia [Benecia], Benigna

Benita [Benny, Benoite, ..], Benjamina [Benyamina, Benyameena], Bentley [Bently, Bentleigh, ..], Bianca [Beonca, Beyonca], Elisabeth [Bep], Bera, Beracha [Berucha], Roberta [Berty, Bertie, ..], Berdine, Berengaria, Berenice [Bernie, Bernise, ..], Bridget [Bergett, Bergette, ..], Bergen, Berit [Beret, Berrit], Bernadette [Berny, Bernita, ..], Bernadine [Berneen, Bernardina, ..], Bernice [Berry, Berrie, ..], Alberta [Berty, Bertie, ..], Berry [Berrie, Berree], Gilberte [Berty, Bertie, ..]

Bertha [Berty, Bertuska, ..], Bathilda [Bertilde, Bertilda, ..], Bertilde, Bertina [Bertine], Bertrade, Bertrice, Bertrona, Berura, Beruria, Beryl [Beryn, Berylla, ..], Bess [Bessy, Bessie], Beta, Beth [Bet, Bethan, ..], Sabetha [Betha], Betha, Bethan, Bethany [Bethzy, Betheny, ..], Bethea [Bethia], Bethel [Bethune, Bethuna, ..], Bethesda

Bethia [Betia], Bathsheba [Bethsheba, Bethsabee], Betsy [Betts, Betsie, ..], Bettina [Betina, Bettine, ..], Betty [Bettine, Bettina, ..], Beulah [Beula, Bewlah, ..], Beverly [Bevvy, Bevverly, ..], Bevin, Baila [Beyla], Beyonce

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