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  1. BLODEUWEDD: Welsh myth name, derived from proto-Celtic *blāto-weid-ā meaning "wild feminine (spirit)." In the Mabinogi, this is the name of a woman made from flowers who was the lover of Goronwy. This is the name of Blodeuedd after she killed her husband and was transformed into an owl.
  2. BLODEUYN: Welsh name derived from the word blawd, meaning "flower."
  3. BLODWEDD: Variant spelling of Welsh Blodeuwedd, meaning "wild feminine (spirit)."
  4. BLODWEN: Welsh name meaning "white flower." 
  5. BLONDIE: English byname transferred to forename use, meaning "blonde."
  6. BLOSSOM: 19th century pet name derived from Old English blōstm, meaning "flowers on a fruit-tree (or ornamental tree)."
  7. BLUEBELL: American flower name popular in the 19th century, but rarely used today.
  8. BLUMA (בְּלוּמָא): Yiddish name meaning "flower." Also spelled Blume.
  9. BLUME (בְּלוּמֶע): Variant form of Yiddish Bluma, meaning "flower."
  10. BLYTHE: Old English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the word blīðe, meaning "cheerful, happy."
  11. BO (): Chinese unisex name meaning "sea" or "waves."
  12. BOADICEA: Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
  13. BOBBI: Unisex pet form of English Robert and Roberta, meaning "bright fame." 
  14. BOBBIE: Pet form of English Roberta, meaning "bright fame."
  15. BODIL: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Bóthildr, meaning "battle of revenge." 
  16. BOGDANA (Богдана): Feminine form of Slavic Bogdan, meaning "gift from God." 
  17. BOGNA (Богна): Contracted form of Slavic Bogdana, meaning "gift from God." 
  18. BOGOMILA (Богомила): Feminine form of Bulgarian Bogomil, meaning "God-favor."
  19. BOGUMILA (Богумила): Feminine form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
  20. BOGUMIŁA: Feminine form of Polish Bogumił, meaning "God-favor."
  21. BOGUSŁAWA: Feminine form of Polish Bogusław, meaning "God-glory."
  22. BOHDANA (Ukrainian: Бодана): Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian form of Slavic Bogdana, meaning "gift from God."
  23. BOHUMILA: Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumila, meaning "God-favor."
  24. BOHUSLAVA (Ukrainian: Богуслава): Feminine form of Czech and Slovak Bohuslav, meaning "God-glory." In use by the Ukrainians.
  25. BOIKA (Cyrillic: Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boiko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
  26. BOIPELO: African Tswana unisex name meaning "proud."
  27. BOITUMELO: African Tswana unisex name meaning "joy."
  28. BOJANA (Боjaна): Feminine form of Serbian/Slovene Bojan, meaning "warrior."
  29. BOLADE: African Yoruba name meaning "the coming of honor."

  30. BOLANILE: African Yoruba name meaning "the riches of this house."

  31. BOLESLAVA (Болеслава): Feminine form of Slavic Boleslav, meaning "large glory." In use by the Russians.
  32. BOLESŁAWA: Feminine form of Polish Bolesław, meaning "large glory."
  33. BONDUCA: English variant form of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
  34. BONFILIA: Feminine form of Italian Bonfilio, meaning "good daughter."
  35. BONITA: Spanish name meaning "pretty."
  36. BONNIE: English name derived from the Scottish word bonnie "pretty." 
  37. BONNY: Variant spelling of English Bonnie, meaning both "good" and "pretty."
  38. BOPHA: Cambodian Khmer name meaning "flower."
  39. BORA
    1. Albanian name meaning "snow."
    2. Short form of Czech Barbora, meaning "foreign; strange."
  40. BORAK: Arabic name meaning "lightning." In mythology, this is the name of the horse which conveyed Mahomet from earth to the seventh heaven. She was milk-white in color, had the wings of an eagle and a human face with horse's cheeks. Every pace she took was equal to the farthest range of human sight. She is more commonly known as El-Borak or Al-Borak, meaning "the lightning."
  41. BORBALA (Борбала): Russian form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
  42. BORBÁLA: Hungarian form of Greek Barbara, meaning "foreign; strange."
  43. BORGHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Borghildr, meaning "helpful battle maid." 
  44. BORGHILDR: Old Norse name composed of the elements bjorg "help, salvation" and hildr "battle, fight," hence "helpful battle maid." In mythology, this is the name of the goddess of the evening mist who slays the sun every night. 
  45. BORISLAVA (Борислава): Feminine form of Slavic Borislav, meaning "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
  46. BOSMA (בָּשְׂמָה): Hebrew name meaning "perfumed."
  47. BOSMAT: Variant spelling of Hebrew Bosmath, meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling."
  48. BOSMATH (בָּשְׂמַת): Hebrew name meaning "spice" or "sweet smelling." In the bible, this is the name of a wife of Esau, and a daughter of Solomon.
  49. BOTHILD: Swedish form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
  50. BÓTHILDR: Old Norse name composed of the elements bót "bettering, compensation, remedy," and hildr "battle," hence "battle of revenge."
  51. BOTILDA: Latin form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
  52. BOTUM: Cambodian Khmer name meaning "princess."
  53. BOUDICA: This is the name of a queen of the Brythonic Celtic Iceni people who led an army against Roman invaders, meaning "victory."
  54. BOUDICCA: Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
  55. BOYANA: Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyan, meaning "warrior."
  56. BOYKA (Cyrillic: Бойка): Feminine form of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
  57. BOŻENA: Feminine form of Polish Bożydar, meaning "divine gift."
  58. BOŽENA: Feminine form of Czech Božidar, meaning "divine gift."
  59. BÖZSI: Pet form of Hungarian Erzsébet, meaning "God is my oath."
  60. BRADY: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh, meaning "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
  61. BRAIDY: Variant spelling of English unisex Brady, meaning "broad-chested." 
  62. BRAITH: Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 
  63. BRANCA: Galician-Portuguese form of French Blanche, meaning "white."
  64. BRANDA: Feminine form of Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "sword."
  65. BRANDE: Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
  66. BRANDI: Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
  67. BRANDIE: Variant spelling of English Brandy, meaning simply "brandy."
  68. BRANDY: English name derived from the name of the liquor, popular in America in the 1970s and '80s. 
  69. BRANISLAVA (Бранислава): Feminine form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
  70. BRANKA (Бранка): Pet form of Serbian Branislava, meaning "glorious protector."
  71. BRANGWEN: Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
  72. BRANGWY: Variant spelling of Welsh Brangwen, meaning "fair raven."
  73. BRANWEN: Welsh Arthurian legend name of the daughter of Llŷr in the Mabinogion, composed of the elements bran "raven" and gwen "fair, white," hence "fair raven." 
  74. BRANWENN: Variant spelling of Welsh Branwen, meaning "fair raven."
  75. BRAVA: Esperanto name meaning "brave."
  76. BREANA: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  77. BREANN: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  78. BREANNA: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  79. BREANNE: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  80. BREDA: Variant spelling of English Breeda, meaning "exalted one."
  81. BREE: English form of Irish Brígh, meaning "force, strength."
  82. BREEDA: Anglicized form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
  83. BREINDEL (בְּרַיינְדל): Yiddish name meaning "brunette."
  84. BRENDA: Old Irish and Scottish name believed to be of Scandinavian origin, from Old Norse brandr, meaning "sword." 
  85. BRENNA: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  86. BRETT: English unisex name meaning, "a Breton."
  87. BRIALLEN: Welsh name meaning "primrose."
  88. BRIANA: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  89. BRIANNA: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  90. BRIANNE: Feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  91. BRIAR: English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
  92. BRÍD: Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  93. BRIDE: Modern form of Irish Bríd, meaning "exalted one."
  94. BRIDGET: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  95. BRIDGETTE: Variant spelling of English Bridget, meaning "exalted one."
  96. BRIDIE: Pet form of Irish Bride, meaning "exalted one."
  97. BRIELLE: English short form of French Gabrielle, meaning "man of God" or "warrior of God."
  98. BRÍDIN: Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Bríd, meaning "little exalted one."
  99. BRIER: Variant spelling of English unisex Briar, meaning "briar plant."
  100. BRIGANTIA: Name of the tutelary goddess of the Brigantes (British Celts) from which the mythic Irish Bríghid, daughter of Dagda, is probably an offshoot.
  101. BRÍGH: Short form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "force, strength."
  102. BRÍGHID: Irish name derived from Gaelic brígh, meaning "force, strength." In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a goddess, the daughter of Dagda, one of the Tuatha Dé Danann. She is also known by the Gaulish name Brigindos, meaning "exalted one."
  103. BRIGID: Short form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
  104. BRIGIDA: Latin form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  105. BRIGINDOS: Gaulish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid ("force, strength"), meaning "exalted one."
  106. BRIGIT: Norwegian variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
  107. BRIGITA: Latvian and Slovene form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
  108. BRIGITTA: Older form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
  109. BRIGITTE: French and German form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  110. BRIN: Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
  111. BRINA (בְּרַיינָא): Yiddish name meaning "brown."
  112. BRINA: Slovene name meaning "protector."
  113. BRIONY: Variant spelling of English Bryony, meaning "to grow, sprout, swell."
  114. BRITA: Variant spelling of Scandinavian Birgit, meaning "exalted one."
  115. BRITANNIA: Latin name for the personification of the British Empire, meaning "Britain."
  116. BRITNEY: Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "Little Britain."
  117. BRITT: Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
  118. BRITTA: Pet form of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
  119. BRITTANI: Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
  120. BRITTANIA: Variant spelling of Latin Britannia, meaning "Britain."
  121. BRITTANY: In the 4th century Romano-British tribes from across the English Channel began to settle in a northwestern region of France. Their numbers increased as raiding and settling by Anglo-Saxon invaders in Britain increased. The French named the region where the Briton immigrants settled Bretagne (Brittany in English), meaning "little Britain."
  122. BRITTNEY: Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
  123. BRITTNY: Variant spelling of English Brittany, meaning "little Britain."
  124. BROGAN: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."
  125. BRON: Short form of Welsh Bronwen, meaning "fair-breasted."
  126. BRÓNACH: Irish name derived from the Gaelic word br�n meaning "sorrow."
  127. BRONAGH: Variant spelling of Irish Brónach, meaning "sorrow."
  128. BRONGWYN: Welsh name composed of the elements bron "breast" and (g)wen "fair, white, holy," hence "fair-breasted."
  129. BRONISLAVA: Feminine form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." In use by the Russians.
  130. BRONISŁAWA: Feminine form of Polish Bronisław, meaning "glorious protector."
  131. BRONTE: Altered form of Irish Prunty, a form of Gaelic Ó Proinntigh, meaning "descendant of Proinnteach," a personal name that was originally a byname meaning "banquet hall (denoting a "generous person")." In Prunty's altered form (Bronte), the name is identical to the Sicilian place name and the name of a mythological horse of the Sun, meaning "thunder." But Prunty was probably purposely altered to Bronte by bearers of the name who admired Lord Nelson who was awarded the title of Duke of Bronte in 1799 by Ferdinand, King of the Two Sicilies. 
  132. BRONWEN: Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted." 
  133. BRONWYN: Variant spelling of Welsh Brongwyn, meaning "fair-breasted."
  134. BROOK: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Old English broc, meaning "brook, stream."
  135. BROOKE: Variant spelling of English unisex Brook, meaning "brook, stream."
  136. BROOKLYN: English compound name composed of Brook "brook, stream" and Lyn "lake."
  137. BRUNA: Feminine form of German Bruno, meaning "brown." 
  138. BRUNHILD: Old High German form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
  139. BRUNHILDE: Danish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
  140. BRUNILDA: Italian and Spanish form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
  141. BRUNNHILDE: Variant form of Old High German Brunhild, meaning "armored warrior woman."
  142. BRYANA: English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  143. BRYANNA: English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  144. BRYANNE: English feminine form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  145. BRYGIDA: Polish form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  146. BRYN: Welsh unisex name meaning "hill."
  147. BRYNHILD: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
  148. BRYNHILDR: Old Norse legend name from the Nibelungenlied, of a queen of the Valkyries, composed of the elements brynja "armor, coat of mail" and hildr "battle, fight" hence "armored warrior woman."
  149. BRYNHILDUR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Brynhildr, meaning "armored warrior woman." 
  150. BRYNJA: Old Norse name derived from the word brynja, meaning "armor, coat of mail."
  151. BRYNN: Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
  152. BRYNNE: Feminine form of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
  153. BRYONY: English name derived from the flower name, a tendril-climbing, perennial herb plant. Some species are used medicinally. The name derives from Latin bryonia, from Greek bryo, meaning "to grow, sprout, swell."
  154. BUDUICA: Variant spelling of Celtic Boudica, meaning "victory."
  155. BUDUR (بدور): Feminine form of Arabic unisex Badr, meaning "full moon."
  156. BUFFY: Pet form of English Elizabeth, meaning "God is my oath."
  157. BUJARE: Feminine form of Albanian Bujar, meaning "generous."
  158. BUKUROSHE: Albanian name meaning "beauty." 
  159. BUNKO: Japanese name meaning "literary child."
  160. BUNNY: English pet form of Latin Berenice, meaning "bringer of victory."
  161. BUNTY: English name, probably derived from an old nursery rhyme about "baby bunting."
  162. BUPPHA: Thai name meaning "flower."
  163. BURBUQE: Albanian name meaning "bud; sprout."
  164. BURGUNDY: English name derived from the wine name, from the name of a place in France which got its name from Latin Burgundiones, literally meaning "highlanders." May also sometimes be given as a color name.
  165. BUSSABA: Thai name meaning "flower."

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