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  1. BA: Vietnamese name meaning "three; third."
  2. BAAKO: African Akan unisex name meaning "born first."
  3. BA'AL (Hebrew: בַּעַל): Semitic name of several storm gods, and the first king of Hell who had three heads and commanded 66 legions of demons, derived from the word ba'al, meaning "lord, master" or "possessor." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Reuben, and the grandfather of Saul.
  4. BAAL (Βάαλ): Greek form of Hebrew Ba'al, meaning "lord, master" or "possessor." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the supreme masculine divinity of the Semitic nations, just as Ashtoreth (Greek Astarte) was their supreme feminine divinity. 
  5. BAALZEBUB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ba'al-Zebuwb, meaning "lord of the fly." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.
  6. BAAL-ZEBUB: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ba'al-Zebuwb, meaning "lord of the fly." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.
  7. BAAL ZEBUL (בַּעַל־זְבוּל): Variant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul, possibly meaning "lord or possessor of the high place."
  8. BA'AL-ZEBUWB (בַּעַלזְבוּב): Hebrew name meaning "lord of the fly." In the bible, this is the name of a Philistine deity worshiped at Ekron.
  9. BAATAR (Баатар): Modern form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
  10. BÁB (باب): Arabic name meaning "gate." 
  11. BAB
    1. Armenian name meaning "grandfather."
    2. Pet form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
  12. BABAFEMI: Egyptian name meaning "loved by his father."
  13. BABAJIDE: African Yoruba name meaning "father has come to life again."
  14. BABAK (بابک): Persian name meaning "little father."
  15. BABAR (بابر): Persian name meaning "lion" or "tiger." 
  16. BABATUNDE: African Yoruba name meaning "father has returned."
  17. BABE: This was once a popular American English pet name for athletes, especially in the early 1900s, before and after Babe Ruth. Compare with feminine Babe.
  18. BABER: Variant spelling of Mughul Babur, meaning "lion" or "tiger."
  19. BABIECA: Spanish name meaning "a simpleton; stupid." This was the name of the white Andalusian steed belonging to El Cid. According to legend, Babieca was frail and wild and when El Cid chose her, his godfather exclaimed "Babieca!" and so this became his name. But Babieca was not stupid; he became a great and famous warhorse and El Cid loved him so much he requested that he be buried with him in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardena. Unfortunately, his wish was not granted; instead Babieca was buried before the gate of the monastery and two elms were planted to mark the site.
  20. BABUR: Mughul form of Persian Babar, meaning "lion" or "tiger."  This was the name of the first Mughal emperor of medieval India.
  21. BACCHUS: Latin form of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous." In Roman mythology, this is a name applied to Dionysos (Roman Liber), a god of revelry and the intoxicating power of wine. 
  22. BADOUAGAN: Armenian name meaning "honorable."
  23. BADR (بدر): Arabic unisex name meaning "full moon."
  24. BADRIG: Armenian name meaning "Roman noble."
  25. BADRU: Egyptian name meaning "born during the full moon."
  26. BAGATUR: Georgian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
  27. BAGHADUR: Variant spelling of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior." 
  28. BAGHATUR: From an old Mongolian term for a "hero" or "warrior." 
  29. BAGATYR (Багатур): Bulgarian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
  30. BAHÁ (لبه): Arabic name meaning "glory, splendor."
  31. BAHADUR (Persian: بهادر): Hindi and Persian form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
  32. BAHIJ (بهيج): Arabic name meaning "happy."
  33. BAHMAN (بهمن): Persian name derived from the Zoroastrian phrase Vohu Mana, meaning "good mind." Kai Bahman is the name of a legendary king of Persia (Iran).
  34. BAHRAM (بهرام): Persian name meaning "smiter of resistance" or "victorious." This is also a name for the planet Mars. In mythology, this is the name of an angel.
  35. BAI (1-, 2-): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "pure, white" or 2) "many, hundred."
  36. BAIARD: Old French name derived from the word baiard, meaning "foolhardy." In medieval romances, this was the name of a magic horse from the legends of the chansons de geste ("Songs of Heroic Deeds") which was given to Renaud by Charlemagne. It belonged to the four sons of Aymon, and had the ability to grow larger or smaller as one or more of the four sons mounted it. According to tradition, one of its foot-prints may still be seen in the forest of Soignes, and another on a rock near Dinant. 
  37. BAIARDO: Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color."  

  38. BAILEY: English occupational surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "bailiff." 
  39. BAILIE: Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
  40. BAILY: Variant spelling of English unisex Bailey, meaning "bailiff." 
  41. BAIRRE: Old form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed."
  42. BAIRTLIMÉAD: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
  43. BAJARDO: Spanish form of French Bayard, meaning "bay color." This was the name of Reynaldo's horse, once the property of Amadis of Gaul. It was found by Malagigi, the wizard, in a cave guarded by a dragon which the wizard slew. According to tradition, the horse still lives, but flees at the approach of man, so that no one can ever hope to catch him.
  44. BAKAR: Basque name meaning "alone."
  45. BAKARI: Egyptian name meaning "noble oath."
  46. BAKCHOS (Βακχος): Greek name derived from the word iacho, meaning "to shout," i.e. "noisy, riotous." In mythology, this is a name applied to Dionysos, a god of revelry and the intoxicating power of wine. 
  47. BAKKHOS: Variant spelling of Greek Bakchos, meaning "noisy, riotous."
  48. BAKR (بكر): Arabic name meaning "young camel."
  49. BALA (बल): Hindi unisex name meaning "young."
  50. BALADEVA (बलदेव): Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements bala "strength" and deva "god," hence "strong god." In Hindu mythology, this is another name for Balarama, the elder brother of Sri Krishna.
  51. BALARAMA (बलराम): Hindi myth name of the elder brother of Sri Krishna, composed of the Sanskrit elements bala "strength" and rama "pleasing," hence "strongly pleasing."
  52. BALÁZS: Hungarian form of French Blaise, meaning "talks with a lisp."
  53. BALDASSARE: Italian form of Greek Baltasar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king."
  54. BALDAWIN: Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold" and wini "friend," hence "brave friend."
  55. BALDER: Scandinavian form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Odin and Frigg.
  56. BALDEV: Contracted form of Hindi Baladeva, meaning "strong God."
  57. BALDEWIN: Variant spelling of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
  58. BALDO: Croatian form of Greek Baltasar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king."
  59. BALDOIN: Old French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
  60. BALDOMERO: Spanish name composed of the Germanic elements bald "bold, brave" and meri "famous," hence "bold and famous."
  61. BALDOR: Norwegian variant form of Scandinavian Balder, meaning "lord, prince."
  62. BALDOVINO: Italian form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
  63. BALDR: Old Norse name derived from the word baldr, meaning "lord, prince." In mythology, this is the name of the second son of Odin and Frigg. He was a god of beauty, joy, purity and peace. His death was seen as the triggering event which brought about the destruction of all the gods at Ragnarok. He was ceremonially cremated upon his ship, Hringhorni, largest of all ships ever built.
  64. BALDRIC: Old High German name composed of the elements bald "bold, brave" and ric "power, rule," hence "bold ruler."
  65. BALDUÍNO: Portuguese form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
  66. BALDUINO: Spanish form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
  67. BALDUR: Icelandic form of Old Norse Baldr, meaning "lord, prince."
  68. BALDWIN: English form of French Baldoin, meaning "brave friend."
  69. BALENDIN: Basque form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
  70. BALFOUR: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Gaelic elements bail "farm, house, village," and p�ir "grass, pasture," hence "farm pasture; grazing land."
  71. BÁLINT: Hungarian form of Latin Valentinus, meaning "healthy, strong."
  72. BALIOS (Βάλιος): Greek name meaning "dappled, piebald." In mythology, this is the name of one of two immortal horses (the other named Xanthos) who drew the chariot of Achilles during the Trojan war. They were the offspring of the harpy Podarge and the west wind Zephyros.
  73. BALIUS: Latin form of Greek Balios, meaning "dappled, piebald." In mythology, this is the name of one of two immortal horses (the other named Xanthos) who drew the chariot of Achilles during the Trojan war. They were the offspring of the harpy Podarge and the west wind Zephyros.
  74. BALLARD: From an Old English derogatory name for a bald-headed person; it became a surname, then transferred to forename; derived from Middle English balled, meaning "rounded like a ball," hence "bald-headed."
  75. BALTASAR (Βαλτάσαρ): Greek form of Aramaic Belsha'tstsar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Babylon at the time of its fall; he to whom Daniel interpreted the writing on the wall.
  76. BALTAZAR: Variant spelling of Greek Baltasar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king."
  77. BALTHASAR: Anglicized form of Greek Baltasar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king." Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Balthasar is one of them, the other two are Casper and Melchior
  78. BALTHAZAR: Variant spelling of English Balthasar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king."
  79. BAMBER: German byname meaning "short and fat." 
  80. BAMBI: English unisex name, derived from the Italian word bambino, meaning "child." 
  81. BAMIDELE: African Yoruba name meaning "follow me home."
  82. BAMBIE: Variant spelling of English unisex Bambi, meaning "child."
  83. BANDI: Pet form of Hungarian András, meaning "man; warrior."
  84. BANE: Hawaiian name meaning "long-awaited child."
  85. BANI (בָּנִי): Anglicized form of Hebrew Baniy, meaning "built." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of David's warriors.
  86. BANIY (בָּנִי): Hebrew name derived from the word banah, meaning "built." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of David's warriors.
  87. BANKOLE: Egyptian name meaning "help me to build the house."
  88. BAO: Vietnamese name meaning "protection."
  89. BAPOTO: African Zezuru name meaning "born amidst noise/quarreling."
  90. BAPTIST: English form of French Baptiste, meaning "baptist."
  91. BAPTISTE: French equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
  92. BAQIR (باقر): Arabic name meaning "to rip open."
  93. BAR (בַּר): Element found in a great many Aramaic names, meaning "son of."
  94. BAR-ABBA (בַּר-אַבָּא): Aramaic name meaning "son of the father."
  95. BARABBA: Variant spelling of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning "son of the father."
  96. BARABBAS (Βαραββᾶς): Greek form of Aramaic bar-Abba, meaning "son of the father." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ.
  97. BARAK (Βαράκ): Greek form of Hebrew Baraq, meaning "flash of lightning." In the bible, this is the name of a commander of the Israelites. 
  98. BARAKA: Egyptian name meaning "blessing; gift."
  99. BARAKAT (بركات): Arabic name meaning "blessings; gifts."
  100. BARAQ (בָּרָק): Hebrew name meaning "flash of lightning." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abinoam who, incited by the prophetess Deborah, delivered the Israelites from the yoke of Jabin
  101. BARASA: African Luyia name meaning "born on Saturday."
  102. BARAZ: Persian name meaning "exalted."
  103. BARCLAY: Scottish form of Old English Berkeley, meaning "birch tree meadow." 
  104. BARDAWULF: Old German equivalent of Anglo-Saxon Bertulf, meaning "bright wolf." 
  105. BARDHYL: Albanian name meaning "white star."
  106. BARDOLPH: Anglo-Norman form of Old German Bardulf, meaning "bright wolf."
  107. BARDULF: Contracted form of German Bardawulf, meaning "bright wolf."
  108. BAREA: Basque name meaning "clam."
  109. BARED: Armenian name meaning "marshal."
  110. BARIESOU (Βαριησού): Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Yesu, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
  111. BARIESOUS (Βαρ-ιησούς): Variant spelling of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus."
  112. BARIŞ: Turkish name meaning "peace."
  113. BAR-JESUS: Anglicized form of Greek Bariesou, meaning "son of Jesus." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a false prophet.
  114. BARKEV: Armenian name meaning "gift."
  115. BARNA: Short form of Hungarian Barnabás, meaning "son of exhortation." 
  116. BARNABÁS: Hungarian form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
  117. BARNABAS (Βαρνάβας): Greek form of Aramaic Barnebhuah, meaning "son of exhortation." In the bible, this is a surname given to Joses by the apostles. He was a native of Cyprus who was a Christian teacher and disciple of Paul.
  118. BARNABÉ: French form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
  119. BARNABY: Old English form of Greek Barnabas, meaning "son of exhortation." 
  120. BARNARD: From the English surname Barnard, which is a variant spelling of Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
  121. BARNEBHUAH: Aramaic name composed of the elements bar "son of" and nebiy "prophet, speaker," hence meaning "son of exhortation." 
  122. BARNEY: English pet form of Bernard "bold as a bear" and Greek Barnabas "son of exhortation." 
  123. BARRA: Short form of Gaelic Fionnbarra, meaning "fair-headed." Compare with feminine Barra.
  124. BARRET: English byname for a quarrelsome person. It became a surname, then transferred to a forename, derived from Middle English barat, a derivative of barater, meaning "to haggle," hence "haggler."
  125. BARRETT: Variant spelling of English Barret, meaning "haggler."
  126. BARRIE: Variant spelling of English Barry, meaning "fair-headed."
  127. BARRY: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Barra, meaning "fair-headed." 
  128. BAR-SABBA: Aramaic name, probably meaning "son of the Sabbath." 
  129. BARSABBAS (Βαρσαββάς): Greek form of Aramaic Bar-Sabba, probably meaning "son of the Sabbath." In the bible, this is the surname of a certain Joseph and Judas, mentioned in Acts 1:23 and 15:22 respectively.
  130. BARSEGH (Բարսեղ): Armenian form of Roman Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp."
  131. BART: Short form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
  132. BARTAL: Hungarian form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
  133. BAR-TALMAI (בַּר־תָּלְמַי): Aramaic name meaning "son of Talmai."
  134. BARTEL: Pet form of Dutch Bartolomeüs, meaning "son of Talmai."
  135. BARTHÉLMY: French form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
  136. BARTHOLD: Variant spelling of German Berthold, meaning "bright ruler."
  137. BARTHOLOMAEUS: Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
  138. BARTHOLOMAIOS (Βαρθολομαίος): Greek form of Aramaic bar-Talmai, meaning "son of Talmai." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles.
  139. BARTHOLOMAUS: German form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
  140. BARTHOLOMEUS: Dutch form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
  141. BARTHOLOMEW: English form of French Provençal Bartholomieu, meaning "son of Talmai." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles.
  142. BARTHOLOMIEU: French Provençal form of Latin Bartholomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai." 
  143. BARTHOMIEU: Contracted form of French Provençal Bartholomieu, meaning "son of Talmai." 
  144. BAR-TIMAY: Aramaic name, possibly meaning "son of defilement" or "son of a whore."
  145. BARTLE: Pet form of Irish Gaelic Bairtliméad, meaning "son of Talmai."
  146. BARTLET: Diminutive form of English Bartholomew, meaning "son of Talmai."
  147. BARTLEY: Old English name meaning "Bart's (Bartholomew's) meadow." 
  148. BARTŁOMIEJ: Polish form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
  149. BARTÓ: Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
  150. BAR-TOLMAY: Variant form of Aramaic bar-Talmai, meaning "son of Talmai."

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