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Baby
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: not a real name; appears in US statistics because sometimes used in birth certificates in cases where the parents did not yet decide on a name
Variants: Baby  English   (#850 in US popularity)
 Infant  English   (#813 in US popularity)

Bailey
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: bailiff
Info about origin: from an Old English family name deriving from the job title 'bailiff'
 the job title itself has Latin roots
Words: baili=the bailiff (Old English) ; baiulus=the porter, the messenger (Latin)
Variants: Bailey  English   (#110 in US popularity)
 Bailee  English   (#641 in US popularity)
 Baylee  English   (#572 in US popularity)

Barbara
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the foreign
Info about origin: from a very old word root reaching back to Indoeuropean that echoes the unintelligible speech of foreigners
 known from Saint Barabara of Nicomedia (3th/4th century AD)
Words: barbari=the barbars, the stammering people (Latin) ; barbaros=foreign, barbaric (Old Greek) ; barbar=the unintelligible speech (Indoeuropean)
Variants: Barbara  German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Polish   (#296 in US popularity)
 Babette  German, French
 Babsi  German
 Barbra  German, English
 Bärbel  German
 3 variants more...

Beatrix
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: traveller, pilgrim
Info about origin: originally the female form 'Viatrix' of a late Latin name 'Viator' with the meaning 'traveller, pilgrim'
 later associated with Latin 'beatus' (happy, blessed), with a purported meaning of 'she who makes happy'
Words: viator=the traveller, the pilgrim (Latin) ; beatus=happy (Latin) ; beare=to make happy (Latin)
Variants: Beatrix  German, English
 Bea  German
 Trixi  German
 Beatrice  Italian   (#828 in US popularity)
 Beatriz  Spanish, Portuguese   (#546 in US popularity)
 Béatrice  French
 2 variants more...

Belinda
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin: origin and meaning not known for sure
 maybe an old Germanic two-element name
Words: beraht=bright (Old High German) ; lind=gentle, friendly (Old High German) ; badu=the fight, the battle (Germanic)
Variants: Belinda  German, English, Italian   (#799 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Berenike
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: bringing victory
Info about origin: 'Berenike' derives from a Macedonian form of the Greek name 'Pherenike' and thus has the same origin as 'Veronica'
 known from Berenike, a Jewish princess, the lover of Titus (1st century AD)
Words: pherein=to bear, to carry (Old Greek) ; nike=the victory (Old Greek)
Variants: Berenike  German
 Berenice  German, English   (#838 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Bernharde
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Bernard
Variants: Bernharde  German
 Bernadette  French   (#891 in US popularity)
 6 variants more...

Bethany
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: house of figs (?)
Info about origin: in the Bible Bethany is a city outside Jerusalem where Lazarus lived
 the name of the city probably means 'house of figs'
Words: beth=the house (Hebrew) ; te'ena=the fig, the fig tree (Hebrew)
Variants: Bethany  English   (#118 in US popularity)

Beverly
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: beaver meadow
Info about origin: from a family name deriving from a place name (probably Beverly in Yorkshire, England) with the meaning 'beaver meadow'
Words: beofor=the beaver (Old English) ; leah=the wood, the clearing, the meadow (Old English)
Variants: Beverly  German, English   (#655 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Blair
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: plain, field
Info about origin: from a Scottish family name which derives from a place name meaning 'plain', 'field'
Words: blar=the plain, the field, the battlefield (Scottish)
Variants: Blair  English, Scottish   (#621 in US popularity)

Blanche
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the white
Info about origin: group of names deriving from words for the color white in various Romance languages
 these words all derive from a Germanic word 'blanc' (white, bright, beautiful)
Words: blanc=white, bright, beautiful (Old High German) ; blanco=white (Spanish) ; blanche=white (French) ; bianco=white (Italian)
Variants: Blanche  French, English
 Bianca  German, Italian   (#112 in US popularity)
 Blanka  German, Hungarian
 Blanca  Spanish, Italian   (#459 in US popularity)
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Bonnie
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: pretty
Info about origin: use of the Scottish word 'bonnie' (pretty) as a given name
 popular only since the 20th century, e.g. because of somebody with this name in 'Gone with the Wind'
 the Scottish word has Old French roots, from 'bon' (good)
Words: bonnie=pretty (Scottish) ; bon=good (Old French)
Variants: Bonnie  English, Scottish   (#509 in US popularity)

Brandy
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Brandy
Info about origin: seemingly used as a given name for the first time in a popular song of the group 'Looking Glass' 1972
 name of an alcoholic beverage with Dutch roots
Words:  (English) ; branden=to burn (Dutch)
Variants: Brandy  English   (#178 in US popularity)
 Brandi  English   (#130 in US popularity)
 Brandie  English   (#687 in US popularity)

Brenda
Language of origin: Old Norse
Gender: female
Info about origin: used first in Scotland and Ireland; in England only since the 20th century
 maybe a short from of a 'lost' name with the starting element 'Brand'
 sometimes seen as a female form of 'Brendan'
Words: brand=the sword (Old Norse)
Variants: Brenda  English, Irish   (#123 in US popularity)

Brettina
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe a combination of 'Brett' and 'Tina'
Variants: Brettina  English

Brianna
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Brian
Variants: Brianna  English, Irish   (#29 in US popularity)
 Brea  English   (#994 in US popularity)
 Breana  English   (#419 in US popularity)
 Breann  English   (#726 in US popularity)
 Breanna  English   (#90 in US popularity)
 Breanne  English   (#580 in US popularity)
 Brenna  English   (#319 in US popularity)
 Breonna  English   (#905 in US popularity)
 Bria  English   (#386 in US popularity)
 Briana  English, Irish   (#80 in US popularity)
 Brianne  English   (#395 in US popularity)
 Bryana  English   (#833 in US popularity)
 Bryanna  English   (#415 in US popularity)

Bridget
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the exalted one
Info about origin: in Irish mythology Brighid was the goddess of fire
 Saint Brigid is a patron saint of Ireland
Words: briganti=exalted, divine (Celtic)
Variants: Bridget  English, Irish, Scottish   (#194 in US popularity)
 Birgid  German, Scandinavian
 Birgit  German, Scandinavian
 Brigitta  German, Scandinavian
 Brigitte  German, French
 Gitta  German
 Birgitta  Scandinavian
 Bridgette  English   (#550 in US popularity)
 Brigid  Irish
 15 variants more...

Brittany
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: from 'Britons', the name of a Celtic tribe in England
 this name is already present in very early times as name for England - Latin 'Britannia' and Greek 'Pretanike'
Words: britannia=England (Latin) ; pretanike=England (Old Greek)
Variants: Brittany  English   (#6 in US popularity)
 Britany  English   (#797 in US popularity)
 Britney  English   (#237 in US popularity)
 Britni  English   (#877 in US popularity)
 Brittani  English   (#382 in US popularity)
 Brittanie  English   (#770 in US popularity)
 Brittney  English   (#85 in US popularity)
 Brittni  English   (#608 in US popularity)

Brooke
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: who lives near the brook
Info about origin:See male form Brooks
Variants: Brooke  English   (#56 in US popularity)
 Brook  English   (#686 in US popularity)

Brooklyn
Language of origin: Dutch
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of the name of a borough of New York as a given name
 Brooklyn was founded by the Dutch under the name of 'Breuckelen'
 the place was named after the city of 'Breukelen' in the Netherlands, near Amsterdam
Variants: Brooklyn  English   (#369 in US popularity)
 Brooklynn  English