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  1. BOGATYR (Богатырь): Russian form of Turkish Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
  2. BOGDAN (Богдан): Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and dan "gift," hence "gift from God." In use by the Bulgarians.
  3. BOGHOS: Armenian form of Greek Paulos, meaning "small." 
  4. BOGOMIL (Богомил): Bulgarian form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
  5. BOGOMIR: Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mir "peace," hence "God-peace."
  6. BOGORIS: Tatar nickname meaning "small."
  7. BOGOSLAV (Богуслав): Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and slav "glory," hence "God-glory."
  8. BOGUMIL (Богумил): Slavic name composed of the elements bog "god" and mil "favor," hence "God-favor."
  9. BOGUMIŁ: Polish form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
  10. BOGUSŁAW: Polish form of Slavic Bogoslav, meaning "God-glory."
  11. BO-HAI (渤海): Chinese name meaning "sea gulf" or "waves of the gulf."
  12. BOHATER: Polish form of Mongolian Baghatur, meaning "hero" or "warrior."
  13. BOHDAN (Ukrainian: Бодан): Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian form of Slavic Bogdan, meaning "gift from God."
  14. BOHLALE: African Sotho name meaning "wisdom."
  15. BOHUMIL: Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogumil, meaning "God-favor."
  16. BOHUMÍR: Czech form of Slavic Bogomir, meaning "God-peace."
  17. BOHUSLAV (Ukrainian: Богуслав): Czech and Slovak form of Slavic Bogoslav, meaning "God-glory." Also in use by the Ukrainians.
  18. BOIAN: Slavic name derived from the word boi, meaning "battle," hence "warrior." In use by the Romanians.
  19. BOIANY (Бояни): Ukrainian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
  20. BOIKO (Бойко): Variant spelling of Bulgarian Boyko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." In use by the Romani.
  21. BOIPELO: African Tswana unisex name meaning "proud."
  22. BOIPUSO: African Sotho name meaning "freedom; independence."
  23. BOITUMELO: African Tswana unisex name meaning "joy."
  24. BOJAN (Боjaн): Serbian and Slovene form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
  25. BOJIDAR: Variant spelling of Bulgarian Bozhidar, meaning "divine gift."
  26. BO-JING (波京): Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and jing "capital (city)."
  27. BOLDIZSÁR: Hungarian form of Greek Baltasar, meaning "Ba'al protect the king."
  28. BOLDO: Romani form of Croatian Baldo, meaning "Ba'al protect the king."  
  29. BOLEK: Pet form of Polish Bolesław, meaning "large glory."
  30. BOLESLAV (Болеслав): Slavic name composed of the elements bole "large" and slav "glory," hence "large glory." In use by the Russians.
  31. BOLESŁAW: Polish form of Slavic Boleslav, meaning "large glory."
  32. BO-LIN (渤林): Chinese name composed of bo "sea" or "waves" and lin "forest."
  33. BOLÍVAR: Spanish name derived from the Basque place name Bolibar, composed of bolu "mill" and ibar "meadow, riverbank," hence "meadow mill" or "riverbank mill."
  34. BOLIVAR: Castilian form of Spanish Bolívar, meaning "meadow mill" or "riverbank mill."
  35. BOMANI: Egyptian name meaning "warrior."
  36. BONAVENTURA: Italian name meaning "good fortune."
  37. BONAVENTURE: Variant spelling of Italian Bonaventura, meaning "good fortune."
  38. BONFILIO: Variant spelling of Italian Buonfiglio, meaning "good son."
  39. BONGANI: African Zulu name meaning "grateful."
  40. BONIFÁC: Czech form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
  41. BONIFACE: Short form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." In use by the French and occasionally the English.
  42. BONIFÁCIO: Portuguese form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
  43. BONIFACIO: Italian form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
  44. BONIFACY: Polish form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
  45. BONIFATIUS: Latin name composed of the elements bonum "good" and fatum "destiny, fate," hence "good destiny/fate."
  46. BONIFAZ: German form of Latin Bonifatius, meaning "good destiny/fate." 
  47. BOOKER: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, originally denoting both a "book-binder" and a "scribe."
  48. BO-QIN: Chinese name composed of the elements bo "sea" or "wave" and Qin "descendant of the Qin dynasty." 
  49. BORA: Turkish name meaning "hurricane."
  50. BORIS (Борис): Russian name said to originally derive from Tatar Bogoris, meaning "small." Later, however, it was taken to be a short form of Borislav, the first element coming from the root bor- ("battle"), hence "fighter, warrior." 
  51. BORISLAV (Борислав): Slavic name composed of the elements bor- "battle" and slav "glory," hence "battle glory." In use by the Bulgarians and Russians.
  52. BÖRJE: Swedish form of Old Norse Bjorg, meaning "rescuer, saver." 
  53. BORVO: A sobriquet for the Celtic sun god Belenus, meaning "heat." As Belenus Borvo, he was "shining heat."
  54. BORYA (Боря): Pet form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
  55. BORYS: Polish form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
  56. BORYSKO: Ukrainian form of Russian Boris, probably meaning "fighter, warrior." 
  57. BOSEDE: African Tiv name meaning "born on Sunday."
  58. BOSSE: Pet form of Swedish Bo, meaning "householder."
  59. BOŠTJAN: Short form of Slovene Sebastjan, meaning "from Sebaste."
  60. BOTROS (بطرس): Variant spelling of Arabic Boutros, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
  61. BOUDEWIJN: Dutch form of Old High German Baldwin, meaning "brave friend."
  62. BOULOS: Variant spelling of Arabic Bulus, a form of Latin Paulus, meaning "small."
  63. BOURKAN: Arabic name meaning "volcano."
  64. BOUTROS (بطرس): Variant spelling of Arabic Butrus, a form of Latin Petrus, meaning "rock, stone." 
  65. BOYAN (Боян): Bulgarian form of Slavic Boian, meaning "warrior."
  66. BOYD: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "yellow," as in yellow-haired.
  67. BOYKO (Бойко): Bulgarian name derived from the word bojko, meaning "inhabitant of western Ukraine." 
  68. BOZHIDAR (Божидар): Bulgarian form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
  69. BOZIDAR: Slavic name composed of the elements bozy "divine" and dar "gift," hence "divine gift."
  70. BOŽIDAR: Czech form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
  71. BOŻYDAR: Polish form of Slavic Bozidar, meaning "divine gift."
  72. BRAD: Short form of English names beginning with Brad-, from Old English brád, meaning "broad."
  73. BRÁDACH: Gaelic name, possibly from a contracted form of brághadach, meaning "large-chested."
  74. BRADÁN: Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "salmon."
  75. BRADBURN: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brad "broad" and burna "stream," hence "broad stream."
  76. BRADEN: English surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Bradain, meaning "descendant of Bradán," hence "salmon."
  77. BRADFORD: English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brád "broad" and ford "ford, river crossing" hence "broad river crossing."
  78. BRADLEY: English habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brád "broad" and leah "meadow, woodland clearing," broad meadow."
  79. BRADY: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Brádaigh "descendant of Brádach," hence "large-chested."
  80. BRAEDEN: Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
  81. BRAHIM: Possibly an Albanian form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."
  82. BRAHMA (ब्रह्मा): Hindi name derived from the Sanskrit root bŗh, meaning "to enlarge, to swell," hence "the creator." Not to be confused with the Buddhist Brahma whose name was borrowed from Hinduism but whose god has nothing in common with the Hindu god. In Hinduism, Brahma is a member of a Trinity called Trimurti, the other two members being Vishnu "the preserver" and Shiva "the destroyer." Brahma is also called Nabhija "navel-born" and Kanja "water-born."
  83. BRAHEEM: Variant spelling of Arabic Brahim, meaning "father of a multitude." 
  84. BRAHIM (براهيم): Arabic form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
  85. BRAIDEN: Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
  86. BRAIDY: Variant spelling of English unisex Brady, possibly meaning "large-chested." 
  87. BRAIS: Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
  88. BRAITH: Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 
  89. BRAM: Short form of Hebrew Abram "father of elevation" and Abraham "father of a multitude."
  90. BRAN
    1. Irish name meaning "raven." In mythology (from Voyage of Bran), this is the name of a mariner who went on a quest to the Other World.
    2. Short form of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill," and other names beginning with Bran-.
    3. Welsh name meaning "crow" or "raven." In mythology, this is the name of a giant king of Britain known as Bran the Blessed, who was killed attacking Ireland.
  91. BRAND: Anglo-Saxon equivalent of Old Norse Brandr, meaning "blade, sword."
  92. BRANDEN: Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill."
  93. BRANDI: Pet form of Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "blade, sword."
  94. BRANDON: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places most of which were composed of the Old English elements brom "broom" and dun "hill," hence "broom-covered hill."
  95. BRANDR: Old Norse name derived from the word brand "blade, sword," a derivative of brinnan meaning "to flash."
  96. BRANDT: English surname transferred to forename use, from Anglo-Saxon Brand, meaning "blade, sword."
  97. BRANIMIR (Бранимир): Bulgarian name composed of the Slavic elements bron "protection" and mir "peace," hence "protector of peace." Also in use by the Croatians and Slovenians.
  98. BRANISLAV (Бранислав): Serbian form of Slavic Bronislav, meaning "glorious protector." Also in use by the Czechs, Slovaks and Slovenians.
  99. BRANKO (Бранко): Pet form of Serbian Branislav, meaning "glorious protector."
  100. BRANNON: Variant spelling of English Brandon, meaning "broom-covered hill." 
  101. BRANT: Variant spelling of English Brandt, meaning "blade, sword."
  102. BRAONÁN: Gaelic name composed of the elements braon "drop, moisture," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little drop."
  103. BRAS: Portuguese form of Latin Blasius, meaning "talks with a lisp." 
  104. BRATISLAV (Братислав): Serbian name composed of the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slav "glory," hence "brother of glory." 
  105. BRATOMIŁ: Polish name composed of the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and mil "favor," hence "brother's favor."
  106. BRATUMIŁ: Variant spelling of Polish Bratomił, meaning "brother's favor."
  107. BRAYDEN: Variant spelling of English Braden, meaning "salmon." 
  108. BRÉANAINN: Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "prince."
  109. BREÁNDAN: Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Bréanainn, meaning "prince."
  110. BREIXO: Galician-Portuguese form of Roman Latin Verissimus, meaning "very true."
  111. BRENDAN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
  112. BRENDANUS: Latin form of Irish Gaelic Breándan, meaning "prince."
  113. BRENDEN: Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
  114. BRENDON: Variant spelling of English Brendan, meaning "prince."
  115. BRENIN: Welsh form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
  116. BRENIN LLWYD: Welsh myth name of a being believed to inhabit the mountains of Snowdonia, composed of the names Brenin "king" and Llwyd "gray-haired," hence "grey-haired king."
  117. BRENNAN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Braonáin, "descendant of Braonán," hence "little drop." 
  118. BRENNUS: Old Celtic name and title, meaning "king." 
  119. BRENNIUS: Latin form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
  120. BRENNO: Gaulish form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
  121. BRENO: Portuguese form of Celtic Brennus, meaning "king."
  122. BRENT: English surname transferred to forename use having several possible origins: 
    1. From an Old English byname for a criminal who had been "branded." For example, the surname Brendcheke "burned cheek" came from such a byname. 
    2. From a habitational name derived either from Old English brant "steep" or an old British Celtic word meaning "high place." 
    3. From a topographic name for someone who "lives by the ground cleared by fire," from Middle English brend, from brennan "to burn."
  123. BRENTON: Habitational surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements bryne, meaning "fire, flame," and tun "enclosure, settlement, town," hence "fire town."
  124. BRET: Variant spelling of English Brett, meaning "a Breton." 
  125. BRETT: English unisex name meaning, "a Breton."
  126. BRIAC: Breton form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  127. BRIAN
    1. Irish name derived from Celtic Brigonos, meaning "high hill."
    2. Old French derogatory byname derived from the Old Occitan word brian, meaning "maggot."
  128. BRIANT
    1. French form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
    2. Gaelic name composed of bri "exalted" and the termination -ant implying the state of that to which it is affixed, hence "the exalted one." 
  129. BRIANUS: Latinized form of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  130. BRIAR: English unisex name derived from the plant name briar, from Old English brer, meaning "prickly bush."
  131. BRIARTACH: Said to be a corrupted form of Irish Gaelic Muircheartach, meaning "skilled seaman." 
  132. BRICE: French form of Scottish Bryce, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
  133. BRICIUS: Latin form of Welsh Brychan, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled." 
  134. BRICKEL: South German byname related to the word bröckel, a diminutive of brocken "chunk," hence "little chunk," denoting a short stocky person.
  135. BRICTIUS: Variant spelling of Latin Bricius, meaning "pied, spotted, speckled."
  136. BRIEFBRAS: French form of Welsh freichfras ("strong-armed"), but meaning "short arm." In Arthurian legend, this is a nickname for Sir Caradoc.
  137. BRIGHAM: English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name composed of the Old English elements brycg "bridge" and ham "homestead," hence "homestead by the bridge."
  138. BRIGONOS: Old Celtic name meaning "high hill."
  139. BRIJESH (बृजेश): Hindi name meaning "king of Braj." In mythology, this is another name for Krishna
  140. BRIN: Variant spelling of Welsh unisex Bryn, meaning "hill."
  141. BRION: Variant spelling of Irish Brian, meaning "high hill."
  142. BRISCOE: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places, most of which were composed of the Old Norse elements birki "birch" and sk�gr "wood," hence "birch wood."
  143. BRITTON: English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "from Britain."
  144. BRIZIO: Short form of Italian Fabrizio, meaning "craftsman."
  145. BROCK: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from Old English brocc meaning "badger."
  146. BRODERICK: Welsh surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of the personal name Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown." 
  147. BRODIE: Modern English variant spelling of Irish Brody, meaning "ditch." 
  148. BRODY: Irish surname transferred to forename use, meaning "ditch." 
  149. BRÓGÁN: Old Gaelic name composed of the word br�g "shoe," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little shoe."
  150. BROGAN: Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Gaelic Ó Brógáin, meaning "descendant of Brógán," hence "little shoe."

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