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First Name Directory - Starting with B

This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.

Baldwin is a masculine given name. old high German balt-"bold" and win "Friend"
Beat (pronounced "BEH-awe-t") is a German male given name, derived from the Latin name Beatus, which means "blessed". The name is common in German-speaking Switzerland because of St Beatus of Lungern, considered a patron saint. The female variant is Beate. The name Beat may refer to:
Benno is a masculine given name. Benno is a short form of improvements as well as Bernd names... starting with Bern (e.g. & #160; B. Bernhard) and means "strong" and "brave" originated from the word "Bear". Original form of the name of Benno as well as Bernhard is the old German name of Berno.
Pius is a male given name. He comes from the old high German and means "Protection against the bear". Memorial and day is the 20th November.
Bert is a hypocoristic form of a number of Germanic male given names, such as Robert, Herbert, Gibert, Norbert, and Albert.
Bertin is a first name and family name. The name is common especially in the French-speaking world and derives from the old high German berath: shiny, famous off. See also Bert.
Bertram is both a Germanic given name from berht ("bright") and hramn ("raven"), and a surname. Notable people with the name include:
Bodo (variants Botho, Boto, Boddo, Potho, Boda, Puoto, etc.) is an Old High German name, also adopted in Modern German. It is in origin a short name or hypocorism for Germanic names with a first element Bod-, Puot-, reflecting the verbal root beud- "to bid, command". As a monothematic name, Old High German Boto, Old Saxon Bodo, could mean "lord, commander" or alternatively "messenger" (c.f. Old English bod "command; message", boda "messenger, angel"). Full dithematic names with this first element (attested for the medieval period but not surviving into modern use) included Bodegisil, Bothad, Bodomar, Boderad, Poterich, Bodirid, Butwin, Potelfrid, Botolf, Podalolf, Bodenolf.
Bodo is a male given name, which is used mainly in the German-speaking world and in fashion came again through the romance (early 19th century).
Bartholomew is a masculine given name. Especially in Germany, Bartholomew is common as a surname.
Bodo is a male given name, which is used mainly in the German-speaking world and in fashion came again through the romance (early 19th century).
Darren is an old German name, the from the old high German personal name ber(a)nu (bear) and waltan (reign) is derived.
Brun is originally an old high German name. In this form you meet him today as a last name, a first name he was edged out by the Latinate form of Bruno.
Barber is a German name. It is etymologically to the components = protection and GK = strong due to.

In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.

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