English Baby Names for Girls and Boys – B
English baby names that start with the letter B can be inspiring, popular and can be connected with a lot of celebrity baby names, for example Britney Spears. Baby names that are very common in this category is Bill. We are certain that you have a friend or two that were given the baby name Bill!
Here you can go wild with your baby name and chose one of the more unusual names, something that will stand out and make a difference. Be sure that the baby name you will choose is going to be cool and smart as your baby will carry it forever!
So here’s the full list of English baby names, make notes and choose wisely!
English Baby Names that start with the letter B
Bailey: one of the oldest English baby names that means bailiff or steward
Baker: Occupation of Baker
Baldwin: Bold friend
Balin: A knight of the Round Table
Ballard: Bald-headed man
Balthasar: Baal protect the king
Banjo: Of unknown meaning
Banks: Edge of the River
Barclay: Birch wood
Bardolph: Bright wolf
Barnaby: Son of consolation
Barnard: Brave bear
Barneston: From the Town of Barnes
Barney: Diminutive form of Barnaby/Barnard
Baron: Noble man
Barr: Barrier, gate
Barrington: considered among the English baby names that originated from French. Barrington comes from Barentin in France.
Barton: from From Barton
Base: The Short One
Bat: Son of Tolmai
Batson: Son of Bartholomew
Bay: Sea Inlet
Beacher: From the beech tree
Beatrix: Bringer of Joy
Beauchamp: Beautiful Field
Beauregard: Beautiful view
Beauty: the characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction.
Becca or Becka or Becky: Diminutive form of Rebecca
Beck: From the brook
Beckett: Dweller by the Brook
Beckham: among the most popular English baby name thanks to David Beckham (see a list of Beckham’s 32 tattoos). The meaning of Beckham is the person from the Beck Homestead.
Bede: Saint of Scholars
Beecher: Dweller by the Beech Tree
Belden: From Beldon Hill
Bell: among the inspirational English baby names that means beautiful.
Benjamin: Son of my Right Hand
Benson: Son of Benedict
Bentley: From the bent-grass field
Benton: From Benjamin’s Town
Berke: Birch Tree
Berkeley: From the birch wood
Berry: Small Fruit
Beryl: Semi-precious stone
Bess or Bessie or Betsy: God is my oath
Beth: God is my oath
Bethany: Place of figs – town near Jerusalem. English baby names are linked to celebrities. Here, you will find Bethany Meilani Hamilton (born February 8, 1990, Lihue, Hawaii) is an American professional surfer. She is known for surviving a shark attack.
Betty: God is my oath, the celebrity name for Betty Marion White Ludden (born January 17, 1922)
Beverly: From the Beaver Stream, the Celebrity name for Beverly d’angelo
Bevis: sounds American thanks to American cartoon Beavis and Butthead created and designed by Mike Judge for MTV, first episode in 1992. Bevis is actually part of the English baby names.
Bill or Billy: Diminutive form of William (Celebrity Name: Bill Cosby, Bill Maher, Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Bill Murray, Billy Beane)
Bin: From the name Bingham
Binder: Book Binder
Bing: Diminutive form of Bingham (and these days, the Microsoft search engine that competes with Google, so it might be considered a nerd’s name)
Bingham: From the farm of Binna’s people
Birch: Birch Tree
Bishop: devoted to Christianity with a higher position in the Catholic church
Blake or Blakely: Pale blond one or dark
Blakeney: From the black island
Blessing: Divine Gift (also used to refer to bestowing of such) is the infusion of something with holiness, spiritual redemption, divine will, or one’s hope or approval.
Bliss: an emotional state that is characterized by perfect happiness (feelings of enjoyment, pleasure, and satisfaction).
Blithe: Happy – joyous – merry – cheerful – jolly – joyful – blithesome – jocund
Blossom: Flower, bloom
Bluebell: of unknown origin
Bly: Gentle, happy
Bob: Diminutive form of Robert (Celebrity name for Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, Bob Evans)
Bonaventure: Good Luck (english surname from the French)
Bond: Husbandman, Farmer (Celebrity Surname: James Bond, international movie character)
Bonner: Gentle, courteous
Bonnie: Pretty girl
Bono: Diminutive form of names in Bon- but not to be confused with Paul David Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono who is an Irish singer, musician, venture capitalist and humanitarian
Boone: From Bohon in France
Boston: From St. Botolf’s stone
Boyce: From the woods
Boys: From the wood
Bracken: a genus of large, coarse ferns in the family Dennstaedtiacea, also known as Pteridium
Brad: From the Broad Meadow, celebrity name for Brad Pitt and Brad Paisley
Braddock: Dweller by the Broad Oak
Braden: From the Wide Valley
Bradford: From the broad ford
Bradley: From the Broad Meadow
Bradshaw: From the Broad Field, Forest. Celebrity surname for Terry Bradshaw, George Bradshaw and Ahmad Bradshaw.
Braeden: we couldn’t find this one :(
Braewyn: Combination Of Braeden And Bronwyn
Bram: Father of a multitude
Branden or Brandon: From the broom hill, celebrity name for Brandon Smith.
Branson: Son of Brand
Branxton: unknown origin, Branxton is a town in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia.
Braxton: Brock’s Town
Bray: Brick Layer
Braylee: Combination of the names Bray and Lee
Brayton: From Bray’s Town, also a town in North Yorkshire, UK
Brent: Hill, celebrity name for Brent Omar Grimes (born July 19, 1983) an American football cornerback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).
Brenta: Hill but also an Italian river that runs from Trentino to the Adriatic Sea
Brentley: From the Place by the Hill
Brenton: From Bryni’s Town (Town of Fire)
Brett: Breton, a celebrity name for Brett Lorenzo Favre (born October 10, 1969) a former American football quarterback who spent the majority of his career with the Green Bay Packers
Brewster: Brewer, the person responsible for the production of beer through steeping a starch source (commonly cereal grains) in water and then fermenting with yeast.
Breyson: Son of Bryce/Barry
Briar: Shrub, Small Tree
Brick: From the bridge
Bridge: Structure over a passage of water
Bridger: Dweller by the bridge
Brier: Shrub, Tree
Brigham: From the bridge settlement
Brighton: From the bright town, is also a well known city south of London, UK
Brilane: From Brigham Lane
Brinkley: From Brinca’s Field
Brinley: Burnt Meadow
Brinly: Burnt meadow
Bristol: Site of the Bridge, also a well known city of UK
Brit or Brita: Exalted, lofty
Britain or Britannia or Britany or Brittany or Britney or Brittnee or Brittney or Brittania: From Great Britain, celebrity name for Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) an American recording artist and entertainer. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisian.
Britton: From Brittany (England)
Bron: Short form of Bronwen or Auberon
Brone: Brown the color
Bronson: From Branson
Brook or Brooke: Small Stream, celebrity name for Brooke Shields
Brooks: From the brook
Brown: the composite color produced by a mixture of red, yellow and black
Bruce: From the town of Bruis, many celebrities are named after this particular name, for example Bruce Willis, Bruce Lee, Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Jenner, Bruce campbell to name a few.
Bryan: High, noble, celebrity name for Bryan Adams, Bryan Cranston, Bryan Singer, Bryan Cave and Bryan Callen.
Bryony: Poisonous climbing vine
Buckley: From the deer field
Bull: Male Bovine Animal
Burgess: Town Citizen
Burrell: Person from Burrill, Yorkshire UK
Burris: Of the Town, Borough
Burt: Diminutive form of names in Burt- or -bert
Burton: Town of the Fortress, celebrity surname for Timothy Walter “Tim” Burton (born August 25, 1958) an American director, known for his dark, gothic style movies such as Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, and The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Byram: From the barns
Byrd: Like a Bird
Byrne: Son of Brian
Byron: From the barns
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