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  1. BARTOLMEU: Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
  2. BÀRTOLO: Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
  3. BARTOLOMAEUS: Latin form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
  4. BARTOLOMÄUS: German form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
  5. BARTOLOMÉ: Spanish form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
  6. BARTOLOMĔJ: Czech form of Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
  7. BARTOLOMEO: Italian form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
  8. BARTOLOMEU: Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
  9. BARTOLOMEÜS: Dutch form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
  10. BARTOLOMMEO: Variant spelling of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
  11. BARTOMEU: Catalan form of Latin Bartolomaeus, meaning "son of Talmai."
  12. BARTOS: Hungarian surname derived from Greek Bartholomaios, meaning "son of Talmai."
  13. BARTOSZ: Pet form of Polish Bartłomiej, meaning "son of Talmai."
  14. BARUCH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Baruwk, meaning "blessed." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.
  15. BARUTI: Egyptian name meaning "teacher."
  16. BARUWK (בָּרוּךְ): Hebrew name meaning "blessed." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a faithful attendant of Jeremiah to whom the apocryphal Book of Baruch is ascribed.
  17. BAR-YESU: Aramaic name meaning "son of Jesus."
  18. BARZILAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay, meaning "man of iron."
  19. BARZILLAI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Barzillay, meaning "man of iron." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Gileadite leader who helped David against Absalom's rebellion.
  20. BARZILLAY (בַּרְזִלַי): Hebrew name meaning "man of iron." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a Gileadite leader who helped David against Absalom's rebellion.
  21. BAS: Short form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
  22. BASAJAUN: Basque folklore name composed of the elements baso "woods" and jaun "lord," hence "lord of the woods." 
  23. BASANT: Bengali form of Hindi Vasant, meaning "spring."
  24. BASHKIM: Albanian name meaning "alliance; union."
  25. BASIL: English form of French Basile, meaning "king." Also sometimes given as an herb name.
  26. BASILE: French form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
  27. BASILIO: Italian and Spanish form of Latin Basilius, meaning "king."
  28. BASILEUS (Βασιλεύς): Variant form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
  29. BASILIUS: Latin form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king."
  30. BASIM (باسم): Arabic name meaning "smiling."
  31. BASIR (بصير): Arabic name meaning "wise."
  32. BASIT (باسط): Arabic name meaning "one who enlarges."
  33. BASSAM (بسام): Arabic name meaning "smiling."
  34. BASSEM: Variant spelling of Arabic Bassam, meaning "smiling."
  35. BASSETT: English name derived from the Old French word basset, a byname for a short person, derived from a diminutive form of the word basse ("low, short"), hence, "shorty."
  36. BASTIAAN: Short form of Dutch Sebastiaan, meaning "from Sebaste."
  37. BASTIAN: Short form of English Sebastian, meaning "from Sebaste."
  38. BASTIEN: Short form of French Sébastien, meaning "from Sebaste."
  39. BASU: Variant form of Hindi Vasu, meaning "dweller."
  40. BATISTA: Portuguese form of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
  41. BÁTOR: Hungarian form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
  42. BATTISTA: Italian name derived from the Greek word bapto, "to dip," hence "baptist."
  43. BATUR: Turkish form of Mongolian Baatar, meaning "warrior."
  44. BAUDOUIN: French form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
  45. BAUTISTA: Spanish equivalent of Italian Battista, meaning "baptist."
  46. BAXTER: Old English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word b�cestre, "female baker," the feminine form of b�cere, "(male) baker."
  47. BAYARD: Old French name derived from the word baie, meaning "reddish brown" or "bright bay color." 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 riders 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.
  48. BAYARDO: Variant spelling of Spanish Bajardo, meaning "bay color." 
  49. BAZ: Pet form of English Basil, meaning "king" or "basil (the herb)."
  50. BAZAK (בָּזָק): Hebrew name meaning "flash of light."
  51. BAZYLI: Polish form of Greek Vasilios, meaning "king." 
  52. BBWADDENE: African Ganda name meaning "large dog."
  53. BEARACH: Irish name derived from the Gaelic word biorach, meaning "sharp."
  54. BEARNARD: Gaelic form of French Bernard, meaning "bold as a bear."
  55. BEATHAN: Scottish name derived from Gaelic beatha, meaning "life."
  56. BEAU: Originally an English pet name meaning "handsome," derived from the French word, beau, meaning "beautiful." Later, in the 19th century, it was used as a word meaning "admirer" or "sweetheart." Its use as a forename seems to have been due to Wren's novel Beau Geste (1924) and the character Beau Wilkes in Mitchell's Gone With the Wind (1936). 
  57. BEAUMAINS: In Arthurian legend, this is a name given to Gareth by Sir Kay, meaning "beautiful Hands." 
  58. BEAUMONT: From the Old French surname, derived from a place name composed of the elements beau "beautiful" and mont "hill, mountain," hence "beautiful mountain."
  59. BEAUREGARD: From the Old French surname, derived from a place name composed of the elements beau "beautiful" and regard "aspect, outlook," hence "beautiful aspect" or "beautiful outlook."
  60. BEAVIS: Variant spelling of English Bevis, possibly meaning "shining one."
  61. BÉĎA: Pet form of Czech Bedřich, meaning "peaceful ruler."
  62. BEDIVERE: Anglicized form of Welsh Bedwyr, possibly meaning "grave-knower," inferring "one who knows (Arthur's) grave." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table who returned Excalibur to the Lady of the Lake after King Arthur's death. Described as being one-handed, he was still an excellent warrior. In Welsh, his full name was Bedwyr Bedrydant, meaning "Bedivere of the Perfect Sinews." 
  63. BÉDOIER: French form of English Bedivere, possibly meaning "grave-knower," inferring "one who knows (Arthur's) grave."
  64. BEDŘICH: Czech form of German Friedrich, meaning "peaceful ruler."

  65. BEDŘIŠEK: Pet form of Czech Bedřich, meaning "peaceful ruler."

  66. BEDROS: Armenian form of Greek Petros, meaning "rock, stone."

  67. BEDROSIAN: Armenian name meaning "descendant of Bedros." 

  68. BEDWYR: Welsh name, possibly derived from proto-Celtic *bod(o)-wid-r, meaning "grave-knower," inferring that he was "the one who knows (Arthur's) grave." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table who returned Excalibur to the Lady of the Lake after King Arthur's death. Described as being one-handed, he was still an excellent warrior. In Welsh, his full name was Bedwyr Bedrydant, meaning "Bedivere of the Perfect Sinews." 

  69. BEELZEBOUL (Βεελζεβούλ): Greek form of Hebrew Ba'al-Zebuwb ("lord of the fly"), meaning "lord of dung." In the New Testament bible, this is a name for Satan, the prince of evil spirits. 

  70. BEELZEBUB: Anglicized form of Greek Beelzeboul, meaning "lord of dung." In the New Testament bible, this is a name for Satan, the prince of evil spirits. 

  71. BEELZEBUL: Variant spelling of Greek Beelzeboul, meaning "lord of dung."

  72. BEHAR: Albanian name meaning "summer."

  73. BEHNAM (بهنام): Persian name meaning "reputable."

  74. BEHRAM: Variant spelling of Persian Bahram, meaning "smiter of resistance" or "victorious."

  75. BEHRUZ (بهروز): Persian name meaning "fortunate; good day."

  76. BEKIM: Albanian name meaning "blessing."

  77. BEL: Welsh myth name of an ancestor deity, meaning "shining." The name was derived from the same root (bel) as Celtic Belenus, but Bel's character and attributes are said to be much different. 

  78. BÉLA: Hungarian name meaning "white." 

  79. BELA (בֶּלַע): Hebrew name meaning "destruction." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Edom.

  80. BELASKO: Basque name meaning "raven."

  81. BELBOG: Variant spelling of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 

  82. BELENOS: Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."

  83. BELENUS: Celtic myth name of a god of fire and healing, derived from the root bel, meaning "shining." In the Roman period he was identified with Apollo

  84. BELI: Variant spelling of Welsh Bel, meaning "shining."

  85. BELINOS: Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."

  86. BELINU: Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."

  87. BELINUS: Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."

  88. BELLINUS: Variant spelling of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."

  89. BEL-LIT-SHAR-USUR: According to Robert Dick Wilson, author of Studies in the Book of Daniel, 1917, this is probably the original form of Babylonian Beltesha'tstsar ("Ba'al's prince") the name given to Daniel by Nebuchadnezzar, meaning "Ba'al protect the hostage of the king." Wilson explains that his view "harmonizes with the statement of the author of Daniel that Nebuchadnezzar called him after the name of his god; and also with the statements of the first chapter of Daniel, which plainly imply that 'certain of the children of Israel, even the seed royal, and of the nobles' were taken to Babylon as hostages for the good behavior of the king and people of Judah. The taking of hostages in this manner had been a custom of the kings of Assyria and Babylonia." Another custom was abbreviating their names by omitting one or more elements. See Bel-shar-usur.

  90. BELOBOG: Slavic name composed of the elements byelo "white" and bog "god," hence "white god." In mythology, this is the name of a god of light and sun, the counterpart of Crnobog ("black god"), the cursed god of darkness. 

  91. BEL-SHAR-USUR: Contracted form of Babylonian Bel-lit-shar-usur ("Ba'al-hostage-protect-king") which omits the second element, -lit-, meaning "hostage." According to R.D. Wilson, it coincides exactly with Aramaic/Hebrew Belsha'tstsar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king."

  92. BELSHA'TSTSAR (בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר, בֵּלְאשַׁצַּר): Aramaic and Hebrew forms of Babylonian Beltesha'tstsar, meaning "Ba'al's prince" and Bel-Shar-Usur, "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.

  93. BELSHAZZAR: Anglicized form of Hebrew 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.

  94. BELTESHA'TSTSAR (בֵּלְטְשַׁאצַּר): Assyrio-Babylonian name meaning "Ba'al's prince." In the bible, this is Daniel the prophet's Babylonian name. 

  95. BELTESHAZZAR: Anglicized form of Babylonian Beltesha'tstsar, meaning "Ba'al's prince." In the bible, this is Daniel the prophet's Babylonian name. 

  96. BELTRÁN: Spanish form of Old High German Berhtram, meaning "bright raven." 

  97. BELTZA: Basque name meaning "black."

  98. BELUN: Variant form of Slavic Belobog, meaning "white god." 

  99. BELUS: Contracted form of Celtic Belenus, meaning "shining."

  100. BEN: Short form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed." 

  101. BENAIAH: Anglicized form of Hebrew Benayah and Benayahu, meaning "God has built." In the bible, this is the name of the captain of David's guard and many other characters.

  102. BEÑAT: Basque form of Latin Bernardus, meaning "bold as a bear."

  103. BENAYAH (בְּנָיָה): Hebrew name meaning "God has built." In the bible, this is the name of the captain of David's guard and many other characters.

  104. BENAYAHU (בֵּנָיָהוּ): Variant form of Hebrew Benayah, meaning "God has built." This form of the name also appears in the Old Testament bible.

  105. BENCE: Hungarian form of Latin Vincentius, meaning "conquering."

  106. BENDIKS: Latvian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 

  107. BENDISION: Chamoru name meaning "blessed."

  108. BENDT: Danish short form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed." 

  109. BENEDEK: Hungarian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 

  110. BENEDETTO: Italian form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  111. BÉNÉDICT: French form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  112. BENEDICT: English form of French Bénédict, meaning "blessed." 

  113. BENEDICTO: Spanish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  114. BENEDICTUS: Late Latin name derived from the word benedicte, meaning "blessed."

  115. BENEDIKT

    1. German form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

    2. Scandinavian form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 

  116. BENEDIKTOS (Βενέδικτος): Greek form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." Martin Luther noted that this name added up to 666 in Greek gematria.

  117. BENEDITO: Portuguese form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  118. BENEDYKT: Polish form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 

  119. BENEOIT: Old French surname derived from Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  120. BENEŠ: Czech form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 

  121. BENESH: Yiddish form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  122. BENET

    1. Catalan form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

    2. Variant spelling of English Bennett, meaning "blessed."

  123. BENETT: Variant spelling of English Bennett, meaning "blessed."

  124. BÉNÉZET: French Provençal form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  125. BENGT: Modern form of Swedish Benkt, meaning "blessed." 

  126. BENIAMÍN (Βενιαμίν): Greek form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel, the youngest of Jacob's twelve sons.

  127. BENIAMIN: Romanian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."

  128. BENIAMINO: Italian form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."

  129. BENIGNO: Italian form of Latin Benignus, meaning "kind."

  130. BENIGNUS: Late Latin name meaning "kind."

  131. BENIPÉ: Egyptian name meaning "iron."

  132. BENITO: Contracted form of Spanish Benedicto, meaning "blessed." 

  133. BENJAMIM: Portuguese form of Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."

  134. BENJ�MIN: Hungarian form of Greek Beniamín, meaning "son of the right hand."

  135. BENJAMIN

    1. Anglicized form of Greek Beniamín from Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand." In the bible, this is the name of one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Israel, the youngest of Jacob's twelve sons. His birth name was Benoni, given to him by his mother who died giving birth to him. Not wanting his son to bear such an ill-omened name, Jacob changed his name to Binyamin/Benjamin, because he was the only son born in southern Canaan instead of northern Mesopotamia.

    2. French form of Greek Beniamín from Hebrew Binyamin, meaning "son of the right hand."

  136. BENJI: Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."

  137. BENJIE: Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."

  138. BENJY: Pet form of English Benjamin, meaning "son of the right hand."

  139. BENKT: Swedish contracted form of Scandinavian Benedikt, meaning "blessed."

  140. BENNEIT: Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Benediktos, meaning "blessed." 

  141. BENNET: Variant spelling of English Bennett, meaning "blessed."

  142. BENNETT: Medieval form of English Benedict, meaning "blessed." 

  143. BENNIE: Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."

  144. BENNY: Pet form of English Benjamin "son of the right hand" and Benedict "blessed."

  145. BENOÎT: Old French form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 

  146. BEN-ONI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ben-Owniy, meaning "son of my sorrow." In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.

  147. BENONI: Anglicized form of Hebrew Ben-Owniy, meaning "son of my sorrow." In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.

  148. BEN-OWNIY (בֶּן-אוֹנִי): Hebrew name meaning "son of my sorrow." In the bible, this is the name given to Benjamin by his mother Rachel as she died giving birth to him.

  149. BENSON: English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "son of Ben."

  150. BENT: Variant spelling of Danish Bendt, meaning "blessed."

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