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Baker
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: use of the job title as given name
Variants: Baker  English

Barret
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Info about origin: use of the family name 'Barret' as given name
 maybe the family name derives from Old French 'barette' (cap, bonnet)
Words: barette=the cap, the bonnet (Old French)
Variants: Barret  English
 Barrett  English   (#313 in US 2015 popularity)

Baylor
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Baylor  English   (#811 in US 2015 popularity)

Beau
Language of origin: French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the beautiful
Info about origin: use of the common French word for 'beautiful' as an English given name
Words: beau=beautiful (French)
Variants: Beau  English   (#203 in US 2015 popularity)

Becket
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name that derives from a place name 'beckhead' meaning 'source of the beck', 'source of the brook'
Words: beck=the brook (Old English) ; bekkr=beck, the brook (Old Norse)
Variants: Becket  English
 Beckett  English   (#218 in US 2015 popularity)

Beckham
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from an English family name with the meaning 'Becca's home'
Words: ham=the home, the house (Old English)
Variants: Beckham  English   (#359 in US 2015 popularity)

Benedict
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the blessed
Info about origin: known from Saint Benedict, an Italian monk that founded the Benedictines (6th century AD)
 until now there were 16 popes with this name
Words: benedicere=to bless (Latin)
Variants: Benedict  English
 Benedikt  German, Dutch
 Benedetto  Italian
 Benito  Italian, Spanish
 Bennett  English   (#153 in US 2015 popularity)
 Benoît  French
 Bénédict  French

Benjamin
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of the right hand, son of the south, son of luck
Info about origin: in the Bible Benjamin is the youngest son of Jacob and thus the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel
Words: ben=the son (Hebrew) ; yamin=right, the right hand, the south (Hebrew)
Variants: Benjamin  German, English, French   (#10 in US 2015 popularity)
 Benjy  German, English
 Ben  English   (#739 in US 2015 popularity)
 Beniamino  Italian
 Benny  English

Benson
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Benedict
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of Benedict'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Benson  English   (#470 in US 2015 popularity)

Bentley
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name itself deriving from a place name with the meaning 'meadow with bent grass'
Words: beonet=bent (Old English) ; leah=the wood, the clearing, the meadow (Old English)
Variants: Bentley  English   (#93 in US 2015 popularity)
 Bentlee  English   (#755 in US 2015 popularity)

Benton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name with the meaning 'town by the bent grass'
Words: beonet=bent (Old English) ; tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Benton  English   (#876 in US 2015 popularity)

Bishop
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: bishop
Words:  (English)
Variants: Bishop  English   (#989 in US 2015 popularity)

Blaine
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: male
Info about origin: from the name of an Scottish saint, Saint Blaan (or Blane) (6th century AD)
 meaning not known for sure, maybe from Gaelic 'bla' (yellow)
Words: bla=yellow (Scottish)
Variants: Blaine  English   (#648 in US 2015 popularity)

Blaise
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: lisping
Info about origin: known from the philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal (17th century)
 also known from Saint Blasius (3rd century), one of the 14 Holy Helpers
Words: blaesus=lisping (Latin)
Variants: Blaise  French   (#805 in US 2015 popularity)
 Blase  English
 Blaze  English   (#706 in US 2015 popularity)

Blake
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name with a meaning of either 'black' or 'pale'
Words: blaec=black (Old English) ; blac=pale (Old English)
Female form: Blake
Variants: Blake  English   (#96 in US 2015 popularity)

Boden
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Boden  English   (#976 in US 2015 popularity)
 Bodie  English   (#965 in US 2015 popularity)

Bodhi
Language of origin: Sanskrit
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: awakened
Info about origin: in Buddhism 'bodhi' is the knowledge of a Buddha about the nature of things
 the word 'Buddha' itself has the same root and means 'the awakened'
Words: bodhi=awakened (Sanskrit) ; budh=to be awake, to understand, to know (Sanskrit)
Variants: Bodhi  English   (#499 in US 2015 popularity)

Bodo
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: messenger
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words: bodo=the ruler (Old Saxon) ; boto=the messenger (Old High German)
Variants: Bodo  German
 Bode  English   (#845 in US 2015 popularity)

Boje
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: male
Info about origin: origin not sure, maybe from Old Norse 'bua' (to live, to dwell)
Words: bua=to live, to dwell (Old Norse)
Variants: Boje  Scandinavian
 Bo  English, Scandinavian   (#616 in US 2015 popularity)

Boone
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: good
Info about origin: from an Old French given name with a meaning of 'good'
Words: bon=good (Old French)
Variants: Boone  English   (#940 in US 2015 popularity)

Boston
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: use of the name of the capital of the US state of Massachusetts as given name
 the city was named after Boston in Lincolnshire, England
 the name of the city might be a contraction of 'St Botolph's town'
Variants: Boston  English   (#607 in US 2015 popularity)

Bowen
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe from the Welsh family name 'ab Owain' (son of Owen)
Words: mab=the son (Welsh)
Variants: Bowen  English   (#516 in US 2015 popularity)

Braden
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of Bradan
Info about origin: from an Irish family name 'Ó Bradáin' with the meaning 'descendant of Bradan'
 the given name Bradan means 'salmon'
Words: bradan=the salmon (Old Irish)
Variants: Braden  English, Irish   (#414 in US 2015 popularity)
 Braeden  English, Irish   (#794 in US 2015 popularity)
 Braiden  English   (#897 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brayden  English   (#61 in US 2015 popularity)
 Braydon  English   (#572 in US 2015 popularity)

Bradley
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: broad clearing
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name meaning 'broad clearing'
Words: brad=broad (Old English) ; leah=the wood, the clearing, the meadow (Old English)
Variants: Bradley  English   (#173 in US 2015 popularity)

Brady
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of Brághadach
Info about origin: from an Irish family name ' Ó Brádaigh' which means 'descendant of Brághadach'
 the name 'Brághadach' or 'Brádach' probably means 'large-chested'
Words: brágha=the chest (Old Irish)
Variants: Brady  English, Irish   (#198 in US 2015 popularity)

Brandon
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: broom hill, hill covered with broom
Info about origin: use of a Scottish family name as a given name
 'Brandon' as a family name derives from a place name
 the name is very popular among the Afro-Americans
Words: brom=the broom (Old English) ; dun=the hill, the dune (Old English)
Variants: Brandon  English   (#82 in US 2015 popularity)

Branson
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Brand
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of Brand'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Branson  English   (#698 in US 2015 popularity)

Brantley
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Info about origin: maybe a combination of 'Brant' and 'Lee'
Variants: Brantley  English   (#121 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brantlee  English   (#777 in US 2015 popularity)

Braxton
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: Bracca's town
Info about origin: from a family name derived from a place name meaning 'Bracca's town'
 the origin of the Old English name 'Bracca' is not known for sure
Words: tun=the town, the settlement, the homestead (Old English)
Variants: Braxton  English, Irish   (#122 in US 2015 popularity)

Braylon
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Braylon  English   (#391 in US 2015 popularity)
 Braylen  English   (#412 in US 2015 popularity)

Brecken
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Brecken  English   (#725 in US 2015 popularity)

Brendan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: prince (?)
Info about origin: from 'Brendanus', the Latinized form of the old Irish name 'Bréanainn', which maybe derives from a Welsh word for 'prince'
 known from Saint Brendan, a famous Irish monk (6th century AD)
Variants: Brendan  English, Irish   (#388 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brenden  English   (#897 in US 2015 popularity)

Brennan
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: descendant of Braonán
Info about origin: from an Irish family name 'Ó Braonáin' with the meaning 'descendant of Braonán'
 the name 'Braonán' contains the word 'braon' (teardrop)
Words: braon=the teardrop (Old Irish)
Variants: Brennan  English, Irish   (#446 in US 2015 popularity)

Brent
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: hill
Info about origin: from a family name which derives from a place name with the meaning 'hill'
Words: bryn=the hill (Celtic)
Variants: Brent  English   (#884 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brentley  English   (#642 in US 2015 popularity)

Brett
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: the breton
Info about origin: from a surname meaning 'Breton' i.e. inhabitant of Brittany in France
 the Bretons were a Celtic tribe which gave Brittany its name
Variants: Brett  English   (#748 in US 2015 popularity)

Brian
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: male
Info about origin: with a Celtic origin (Irish or Breton), but meaning not known for certain
 known from Brian Bóroimhe, a national hero of Ireland (10th century AD)
Words: bryn=the hill (Celtic)
Female form: Brianna
Variants: Brian  English, Irish   (#188 in US 2015 popularity)
 Bryan  German, English   (#166 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brayan  English   (#595 in US 2015 popularity)

Briar
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: briar
Words:  (English)
Variants: Briar  English   (#998 in US 2015 popularity)

Bridger
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name derived from the job title for somebody working on a bridge
Words:  (English)
Variants: Bridger  English
 Briggs  English   (#745 in US 2015 popularity)

Brixton
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: male
Variants: Brixton  English   (#985 in US 2015 popularity)

Brock
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: badger
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'badger'
Words: brocc=the badger (Old English)
Variants: Brock  English, Irish   (#449 in US 2015 popularity)

Brody
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: ditch (?)
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name that possibly meant 'ditch' in Gaelic
Words: brothaigh=the ditch (Old Irish)
Variants: Brody  English, Irish   (#105 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brodie  English, Irish   (#742 in US 2015 popularity)

Bronson
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Brown
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of Brown' or 'son of the dark-skinned one'
Words:  (English) ; (English)
Variants: Bronson  English   (#669 in US 2015 popularity)

Brooks
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: who lives near the brook
Info about origin: from a surname for somebody living near a brook
Words:  (English) ; broc=the brook (Old English)
Female form: Brooke
Variants: Brooks  English   (#232 in US 2015 popularity)

Bruce
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: male
Info about origin: originally a family name common in Scotland, brought there by the Normans
 the original form of the family name was 'de Braose' and derives from a place in Normandy, France, Braose/Brieuse
 known from Robert the Bruce, a Scottish hero who achieved independence from England for Scotland (14th century AD)
Variants: Bruce  Scottish, English   (#404 in US 2015 popularity)

Bruno
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: male
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words: brun=brown (Old High German)
Variants: Bruno  German, Italian, Spanish   (#709 in US 2015 popularity)
 Björn  Scandinavian
 Brunone  Italian

Bryant
Language of origin: Old Irish
Gender: male
Info about origin: from a family name derived from the given name 'Brian'
Variants: Bryant  English, Irish   (#624 in US 2015 popularity)

Bryce
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: speckled
Info about origin: Anglicised form of a Welsh name 'Brychan' which means 'speckled'
 known from Saint Bricius (5th century AD)
Words: brych=speckled (Welsh)
Variants: Bryce  English   (#131 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brice  French   (#891 in US 2015 popularity)

Bryson
Language of origin: English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: son of Bryce
Words:  (English)
Variants: Bryson  English, Irish   (#133 in US 2015 popularity)
 Brycen  English   (#452 in US 2015 popularity)

Byron
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: male
Meaning/translation: at the cow sheds
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from an Old English place name
 the place name 'aet oaem byrum' means 'at the cow sheds'
 first used as a given name in reverence of the famous poet Lord Byron
Words: byre=the cow sheds (Old English)
Variants: Byron  English   (#597 in US 2015 popularity)