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B- Names for Boys

B baby names and what they mean, with 352 results. The trendier names for newborns among these are Barrett (#213), Beau (#151), Bennett (#120), Bodhi (#314) and Brooks (#161), while Baez (TOP 1%) and Bates (1%) are popular B- last names. Here is the list of B- names for girls.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of B- names: Bailey, Baily, Baker, Baldemar, Baldwin

Babson, var. Babsson, Babsen
Derivative of Old English word. "Son of Barbara." Common as surnames, and Babson (UPPER 18%), Babsson are similar to common -son surnames Brison (UPPER 12%), Brunson (1%).

Greek mythology .. Bacchus was not among 2018's Top names.

Bachelor, var. Batchellor, Batchelor, Batcheller, Bachellor, Batcheler
Stems fr. Middle French word. "Unmarried man." Batchelor (UPPER 2%), Bachelor (14%), Batcheller (29%) and Batcheler (95%) exist frequently as last names.

Bale, Bail1
Forms of Vail. Derived fr. Old English language. "Valley." Bail and Bale were not Top birth names in 2018.

Bailey and variants

Bailey, var. Bayly, Bayley, Baylee, Baily, Baley, Baillie, Baillee, Baileigh, Bailie, Bailee, Bail2
Derived fr. Old English language. "Berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification." Used widely as birth names, Bailie, Bailey, etc. are pronounced like the common Billie.

Bainbridge, var. Baynebridge, Bayne, Baynbridge, Bain, Banebridge
Based on Irish, Gaelic element. "Pale bridge." Not in popularity charts.

Baird, var. Bayrd, Bayerd, Barr1, Bard, Barde, Bar
Stems fr. Gaelic, Scottish, Irish words. "Poet, one who sings ballads." Not Top 2000 names.

Finbar and variants

Barry, Barra, Barr2, Bairre
Var. of Finbar. Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "White, fair head." Barry is familiar (UPPER 11%) as a male name, while Bairre, Barr and Barra are unusual.

Baker and variants

Baker, var. Bake
Origin fr. Old English language. Bake is unique as a baby name among the variations of Baker.

Bala, var. Balu
Derived fr. Hindi, Sanskrit elements. "Young one." Bala and Balu are uncommonly used as men's names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of B- names: Ballard, Baltazar, Barry, Baylee, Bayley

Balbo, var. Ballbo, Balbino, Balbi, Bailby
Stems fr. Latin language. "Mutterer." Outside Top 2000.

Baldemar and variants

Baldemar, var. Baumer, Baumar, Baldomero, Baldomar
From Old German word. "Bold and renowned; famous ruler." Baldomar, Baldomero, Baumar and Baumer are more rare as boys' names among the variations of Baldemar.

Balder, var. Baudier, Baldur, Baldor
From Old English element. "Courageous army." Baldur and variants are not often used as boys' names.

Var. of Archibald. From Old French, Old German elements. "Genuine, bold, brave." Not in Top 2000. See also Bald.

Derived fr. Scottish language. Pet form of Archibald. Baldin (TOP 82%), Balde (34%) are familiar last names.

Baldric, var. Baudric, Baldrick, Balderik, Balderic
Origin fr. Old German element. "Brave ruler." Not Top 2000 names.

Baldwin and variants

Baldwin, var. Baudoin, Balldwin, Baldwynn, Baldwinn, Baldwyn, Balduino, Balduin, Baldewin, Baldovino, Bald
Source fr. Old French, Old German. "Bold, brave friend." Baldwyn and variants are hardly found as first names.

Balfour, var. Ballfour, Balfore, Balfor, Balfer
Based on Gaelic word. "Grazing land." Balfor and variants are rarely found as men's names, and Balfour appears regularly (UPPER 9%) as a surname.


Origin fr. Old German, Old Norse words. "Brave and strong; round-shaped." Somewhat uncommon as a birth name, Ballard is used more often as a surname.

Balthasar and variants

Balthasar, var. Belshazzar, Balto, Balthazar, Balthasaar, Balthazaar, Baltazar, Baltasar, Baldassare
Root fr. Babylonian. "Baal protect the king." Baldassare, Baltasar, Balthasaar, Balthasar and Balthazaar are more unique as baby names.

Quick Reference

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

1. Babson - Balthasar
Babson [Babsson, ..], Bacchus, Bachelor [Batchellor, ..], Vail [Bale, ..], Bailey [Bayly, ..], Bainbridge [Baynebridge, ..], Baird [Bayrd, ..], Finbar [Barry, ..], Baker [Bake], Bala [Balu], Balbo [Ballbo, ..], Baldemar [Baumer, ..], Balder [Baudier, ..], Archibald [Baldie], Baldie, Baldric [Baudric, ..], Baldwin [Baudoin, ..], Balfour [Ballfour, ..], Ballard, Balthasar [Belshazzar, ..]

Bancroft [Binky, ..], Banner [Bannerman], Banning, Bannock [Bannoch], Baptist [Bautista, ..], Barack [Barrak, ..], Baram, Barber [Barbour, ..], Barclay [Berky, ..], Bard [Barr, ..], Barden [Bordon, ..], Bardolf [Bardulph, ..], Bardrick [Bardrich, ..], Barek, Barend, Barker [Birk], Barksdale, Barlow [Barrlow, ..], Barnabas [Burnaby, ..], Barnes

Barnett [Barry, ..], Barney [Barny, ..], Barnum [Barnham], Baron [Barron, ..], Barrett [Barry, ..], Barric [Beric, ..], Barrington, Barry [Berry, ..], Bart [Bartt, ..], Bartholomew [Bertel, ..], Bartlet [Bartlitt, ..], Barton [Barrton, ..], Bartram [Barthram], Baruch [Boruch, ..], Bascom, Basil [Bazyli, ..], Basim [Bassam], Bassett [Basset], Bastian [Bastien], Sebastian [Bastien, ..]

Battista [Bautista, ..], Baxley [Baxly, ..], Baxter [Baxley, ..], Bay, Bayard [Baylen, ..], Bayless [Baylless], Baylor [Beiler, ..], Bayou, Beacher [Beechy, ..], Beacon, Beagan [Beegin, ..], Beal [Beals, ..], Beaman [Beemon, ..], Beamer [Beemer], Bearach, Beasley [Beasly, ..], Beattie [Beaty, ..], Beau [Boe, ..], Beauchamp [Beecham], Beaufort

Beaumont, Beauregard [Beau], Becher, Beck [Becker], Beckett, Beckham, Bede [Beda], Bedell [Bedall], Bedford, Beebe, Beirne, Belden [Belldon, ..], Belindo [Bellindo], Belisario [Belisarius, ..], Bell, Bellamy [Bellemy, ..], Bellarmine [Bellarmino], Belmont [Bellmont], Belton [Bellton], Beltran [Bertran, ..]

Belvedere [Belvidere, ..], Bemus [Bemis, ..], Ben [Benny, ..], Benedict [Bent, ..], Benigno, Benjamin [Binyamino, ..], Benjiro, Bennett [Benoit, ..], Benoni, Benson [Bensson, ..], Bentley [Bently, ..], Benton, Benvenuto [Bienvenido], Benzion, Beresford, Berg [Burgh, ..], Bergen [Birgin, ..], Berger [Bergeron], Berilo [Berillo], Berkeley [Birkley, ..]

Berlin [Berlyn], Berlyn [Burlin, ..], Bern [Bjorn, ..], Bernal [Bernold, ..], Bernard [Burnard, ..], Berry, Lambert [Bert], Robert [Bobby, ..], Norbert [Berty, ..], Ethelbert [Bertie, ..], Hulbert [Bert], Hubert [Bertie, ..], Herbert [Bertie, ..], Gilbert [Burt, ..], Filbert [Bert], Engelbert [Berty, ..], Delbert [Bertie, ..], Bert [Butch, ..], Albert [Berty, ..], Berthold [Berton, ..]

Berton [Burton, ..], Bertram [Bertrum, ..], Bertrand [Bertrando], Berwyn [Berwynne, ..], Bethel [Betuel], Bevan [Bivian, ..], Beverly [Beverlie, ..], Bevis [Beviss, ..], Biagio [Biaggio], Bialas, Bickford, Bid, Vidal [Bidal], Bienvenido [Benvenuto], Biff, Vijay [Bijay], Bilal, William [Billy, ..], Bill [Byll, ..], Bing

Bingo, Binh, Birch [Burch, ..], Birchall [Burchell, ..], Birkett [Burkitt, ..], Birkey [Birky, ..], Birley [Birly, ..], Birney [Burnie, ..], Birtle [Bertle], Bishop [Bishopp], Bjorn [Bjornsterne, ..], Black, Blackburn [Blagburn, ..], Blackstone, Blackwell, Blade, Blagden, Blain [Blayne, ..], Blair [Blayre, ..], Blaise [Blaze, ..]

Blake [Blakeman, ..], Blakely [Blakelie, ..], Blakeney [Blakeny, ..], Blanco [Bianco], Blandino, Blanford [Blandford], Blanton [Blandon], Blaze [Blayze, ..], Bligh [Bly], Bliss, Blondell, Bly, Blythe [Blithe, ..], Bo [Boe], Boaz [Boase, ..], Bob [Bobby, ..], Boden [Bowdoin, ..], Bodhi, Bogart [Bogy, ..], Bogdan [Bohdan, ..]

Bohemond [Bohemund, ..], Bolivar [Bollivar, ..], Bolton [Boltin, ..], Bonamy [Bonami], Bonar [Bonner, ..], Bonaventure [Bueaventura, ..], Bond, Boniface [Bonifacy, ..], Booker, Boone, Booth [Both, ..], Borak, Borden [Bordin], Borg, Boris [Borys, ..], Bosley [Bosly, ..], Boston, Boswell, Bosworth, Botolf [Botulph, ..]

Bourbon [Borbon], Bourne [Byrn, ..], Peter [Boutros], Bouvier, Bowen [Bowin, ..], Bowie [Bowen, ..], Boyce, Boyd [Boid], Boyne [Boyn, ..], Boynton, Bracken, Brad [Bradd], Bradburn, Braddock, Braden [Braydon, ..], Bradford [Brad, ..], Bradley [Bradney, ..], Brady [Braydie, ..], Abraham [Bram, ..], Brainard [Braynard, ..]

Abram [Bram], Bram [Brann, ..], Bramwell [Branwyll, ..], Branch, Brand [Brantlie, ..], Brandon [Brennan, ..], Branislav [Bronislaw, ..], Branley [Branly, ..], Brannon [Brannen, ..], Branson [Branston, ..], Brant [Brantt, ..], Branton [Brantin, ..], Braulio [Bravlio, ..], Bravo [Bravvo, ..], Brawley [Brawly, ..], Braxton [Brexton], Bray [Brae], Braylen [Braylon, ..], Brazier [Brazer, ..], Brazil [Brasil]

Breck, Breckinridge [Brackenridge], Breed [Breedlove], Brendan [Brennon, ..], Brennan [Brenyn, ..], Brent [Brentyn, ..], Brenton [Brenttyn, ..], Brett [Britton, ..], Brevard, Brewster [Bruce, ..], Brian [Bryon, ..], Price [Bryce, ..], Brice [Bryse, ..], Brick [Brik, ..], Brickell [Brickel], Bridgely [Bridgeley], Bridger [Bridge], Briggs, Brigham [Briggs, ..], Brighton

Briley [Bryly, ..], Brinley [Brynly, ..], Bristol [Bristow], Britannicus, Britton [Briton, ..], Brock [Brok, ..], Brockhoist, Brockley [Brockly, ..], Brockton [Brocton, ..], Roderick [Brodryck, ..], Broderick [Brodrick, ..], Brody [Brosedy, ..], Brogan [Broggan], Bromley [Broomlie, ..], Bromwell [Bromwyl], Bronco [Bronko], Bronson [Bronsson, ..], Holbrook [Brook], Westbrook [Brooke, ..], Brooks [Brookie, ..]

Ambrose [Brose], Broughton, Brown, Bruce [Brucie, ..], Bruno [Brunon, ..], Brunswick, Brutus [Bruto], Bryan [Bryon, ..], Bryant [Briant], Bryce [Brice], Bryland, Brylee, Bryn, Brynmor, Bryson [Brysin, ..], Bubba, Buchanan, Buck [Bucky, ..], Buckley, Buckminister

Bud [Buddy, ..], Buell [Buhler, ..], Buford [Beuford], Bunyan, Burbank, Burchard [Burkhart, ..], Burdett [Burdette], Burford [Buford, ..], Burgess [Burr, ..], Burke [Burk, ..], Burl [Burrell, ..], Burleigh [Byrley, ..], Burnaby, Burnell [Brunell, ..], Burnet [Burnett, ..], Burney [Burnie, ..], Burns [Byrnes, ..], Burr, Burroughs [Burrows], Burt [Butch, ..]

Burton [Burtt, ..], Busby [Bussby, ..], Buster, Butcher [Butch], Butler [Buttler], Button, Buxton, Buzz [Buzzy, ..], Byford, Byram, Byrd [Byrdie, ..], Byron [Byrum, ..]

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