Boys Names A-C

Girl's Names A-C  , Girls Names D-G  ,  Girls Names H-J ,  Girls Names K-M ,  Girls Names N-Q ,  Girls Names R-T ,  Girls Names U-W ,  Girls Names X-Z ,  Boys Names A-C , Boys Names D-G , Boys Names H-K , Boys Names L-N , Boys Names O-R , Boys Names S-V , Boys Names W-Z ,

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Boys Names

Origin

Meaning

Aakarshan Hindu attraction
Aaron Hebrew Exalted. Aaron was the brother of Moses in the Bible.
Abaddon Hebrew Destruction.
Abba Hebrew A father.
Abban Latin White.
Abbas Arabic Stern.
Abbott Old English The father of the abbey.
Abdel Arabic servent
Abdiel Hebrew The servant of God. Faithful servant.
Abdieso Persian  
Abdul Arabic The son of, or servant of.
Abdullah Arabic The servant of Allah.
Abe Hebrew Father of a multitude.
Abejundio Spanish relating to the abaje (bee)
Abel Hebrew A breath. A son of Adam and Eve in the Bible.
Abelard Teutonic Nobly resolute.
Abenzio Celtic  
Abercio Latin  
Abernethy Scottish Gaelic The mouth of the Nethy River.
Abhay Hindu a son of Dharma
Abhi Hindu  
Abhijit Hindu a constellation dear to Hari
Abhinav Hindu  
Abhishek Hindu  
Abhorson   From Shakespeare's play Measure for Measure.
Abi Turkish An elder brother.
Abie Hebrew Breath, or the son of Adam and Eve in the Bible.
Abiel Hebrew God is the father.
Abijah Hebrew The Lord is my father.
Abir Arabic/Hebrew Arabic: The fragrant one. Hebrew: Strong.
Abisha Hebrew God's gift.
Abner Hebrew Father of light. A biblical name.
Abraham Hebrew Father of a multitude.
Abram   High father.
Abrasha Hebrew father
Absalom Arabic The father of peace. A son of David in the Bible. Also see Axel.
Abudemio Assyrian  
Abundiantus Latin plentiful
Acacio Hebrew the Lord holds
Acario Latin ungrateful
Accursius Latin to hasten
Ace Latin Unity.
Acelin French Noble.
Achilles Greek A handsome figure in Greek mythology.
Achyuta Hindu a name of Vishnu
Ackerley Old English A dweller in the meadow.
Ackley Old English A dweller in the Oak tree meadow.
Acton Old English From the settlement with Oak trees.
Acuzio Latin sharp
Adair Scottish Gaelic From the Oak tree near the ford.
Adalardo Celtic noble
Adalgiso Old German noble hostage
Adalrico Latin, Old German noble, powerful and rich
Adam Hebrew A man of the red earth. According to the Bible, the first man.
Adar Hebrew Fire.
Addai Hebrew man of god
Addison Old English Son of Adam. A man of the red earth.
Addo Teutonic, Hebrew happy, ornament
Adeben Ghanese twelfth-born son
Adeipho Greek A brother.
Adel Teutonic Noble.
Adelais Latin noble
Adelard Teutonic Nobly resolute.
Adelbert Old German famous for nobility
Adelfried Old German who protects the descendants
Adelino Old German noble
Adelmo Old German noble protector
Adelphos Greek brother
Ademaro Old German glorious in battle
Aden Arabic Fiery one.
Adeodatus Latin given by God
Adhamh Irish/Scottish A man of the red earth. According to the Bible, the first man.
Adin Hebrew Sensual.
Adir Hebrew Noble, majestic.
Adiran Latin of the adriatic
Aditya Hindu lord of the sun
Adlai Hebrew My witness. A biblical name.
Adler Teutonic An eagle. A man of keen perception.
Adley Hebrew just
Admes Greek  
Admon Hebrew red peony
Adnan Arabic The settler.
Adney Old English A dweller on the island.
Adolfo   Wolf.
Adolph Teutonic Wolf.
Adon Hebrew The Lord.
Adoni Aboriginal The sunset.
Adonis Greek In mythology, the handsome youth loved by Venus.
Adony Hungarian  
Adrastos Greek undaunted
Adrian Latin Dark, rich.
Adriel Hebrew From God's congregation.
Aegeon   From Shakespeare's play Comedy of Errors
Aemilius   From Shakespeare's play Titus Andronicus.
Aeneas Greek The praised one.
Aeolus Greek In mythology, the ruler of the winds.
Aeron Welsh An unusual boy's name.
Aetos Greek eagle
Afro Latin from Africa
Agabo Hebrew  
Agamemnon   From Shakespeare's play Troilus & Cressida.
Agatone Greek good, kind
Agilard Teutonic Bright.
Agosto Italian Venerable, the exalted one.
Agrippa   From Shakespeare's play Antony & Cleopatra.
Agu Nigerian A leopard.
Agustin Spanish Venerable, the exalted one.
Ahab Hebrew An uncle. A king of Israel in the Bible.
Ahearn Irish Gaelic A horsekeeper, or a steward.
Ahmed Arabic Most highly praised.
Ahmik Hebrew strength of gods flock
Ahren Teutonic An eagle.
Aidan Irish Gaelic The little fiery one.
Aiken Old English Little Adam.
Ailen Old English made of oak
Aimery Teutonic industrious ruler
Aimon French from Teutonic A house.
Aindreas Scottish Scottish Gaelic form of Andrew. Manly, courageous.
Ainsley Old English/Scottish A meadow or clearing. Also a unisex name.
Aitan Hebrew, African fights of possession
Ajani Nigerian The victor.
Ajatashatru Hindu a name of Vishnu
Ajax Greek The legendary hero of the Trojan War.
Ajayi Yoruban, Nigerian born face-down
Ajit Hindu  
Ajitabh Hindu  
Akaash Hindu sky
Akama Aboriginal A whale.
Akando Native American ambush
Akbar Arabic Great.
Akello Ugandan I have bought
Akil Arabic Intelligent.
Akim Russian Russian form of Joachim. Established by God.
Akira Japanese Intelligent.
Akiva Hebrew The supplanter.
Akiyama Japanese The autumn, and mountain.
Akram Arabic Generous, noble.
Aksel Norwegian The father of peace. A form of Absalom.
Akshay Hindu name of a God
Al Irish and Scottish Gaelic Handsome.
Aladdin Arabic A servant of Allah.
Alan Irish and Scottish Gaelic Handsome.
Aland English bright as the sun
Alarbus   From Shakespeare's play Titus Andronicus.
Alard Teutonic A noble ruler.
Alaric Teutonic The ruler of all.
Alasdair Scottish Protector of men.
Alastair Scottish Protector of men.
Alban Latin Fair complexioned. A saint's name.
Alber Teutonic A quick mind.
Alberich Teutonic The king of the dwarfs in German legend.
Albern Old English A noble warrior.
Albert Teutonic Noble, bright.
Albin Latin Fair complexioned. A saint's name.
Albion Latin White. Also an old name for England.
Alcander Greek strong
Alcibiades   From Shakespeare's play Timon of Athens.
Alcott Old English From the stone cottage.
Alden Old English An old, wise friend.
Alder Old English The Alder tree.
Alderney English One of the Channel Isles.
Aldous Teutonic Old, wise or great.
Aldred Old English A great counsellor.
Aldrich Old English An old, wise ruler.
Aldridge Old English From the Alder tree ridge.
Aldwin Old English An old, wise friend.
Aldwyn Old English An old, wise friend.
Alec Greek The protector and helper of mankind. Also see Sanders.
Aled Welsh Offspring.
Alejandro Spanish The protector and helper of mankind. Also see Sanders.
Aleron Latin An eagle.
Aleser Arabic lion
Alessandro Italian The protector and helper of mankind. Also see Sanders.
Alex   The defender, or helper of mankind. A form of Alexander, but also used as an independent name.
Alexander Greek Protector of men.
Alexas   From Shakespeare's play Antony & Cleopatra.
Alexis Greek The protector and helper of mankind. A boy or girl's name.
Alfons German Noble and ready.
Alfonso Teutonic Noble and ready.
Alford Old English From the old ford.
Alfred Old English Counsellor.
Alger Old English A noble spearman.
Algernon French With whiskers, bearded.
Algren unknown  
Ali Arabic Exalted, or noble. A boy or girl's name.
Alika Polynesian The defender of mankind.
Alim Arabic wise, learned
Alison Old English The light of the sun. A boy or girl's name.
Alistair Scottish The protector and helper of mankind. Also see Sanders.
Alister Greek The protector and helper of mankind. Also see Sanders.
Allambee Aboriginal A quiet resting-place.
Allan Irish and Scottish Gaelic Harmony, or the cheerful handsome one.
Allard Old English Sacred, brave.
Allen Irish and Scottish Gaelic Handsome.
Alleyne Irish and Scottish Gaelic Harmony, or the cheerful handsome one.
Allighiero Italian A noble spear.
Allister Scottish The protector and helper of mankind. Also see Sanders.
Almo Old English Noble and famous.
Almon Hebrew Forsaken.
Alok Hindu  
Alonso Spanish Noble and ready.
Aloysius Teutonic A famous warrior.
Alphonse Old German noble estate, eager
Alphonso Teutonic Noble and ready.
Alric German A ruler.
Alroy Irish Gaelic A redheaded boy.
Alston Old English From the old place.
Altair Arabic, Greek bird, star
Altman Teutonic An old wise man.
Alun Welsh Harmony, or the cheerful handsome one.
Alvah Hebrew The exalted one.
Alvin Teutonic Noble friend.
Alvis Old Norse All wise.
Alwan Teutonic A noble friend.
Alwin Teutonic Beloved by all.
Alwyn Teutonic A noble friend.
Amadeus Latin Love of God.
Amadi Nigerian general rejoicing, seemed destined to die at
Amado Latin loving deity
Amador Spanish lover
Amal Arabic/Hebrew Arabic: Hope. Hebrew: Work or labour.
Amar Hindu forever
Amaro Portuguese Dark, like a Moor.
Amaroo Aboriginal A beautiful place.
Amato Spanish beloved
Ambar Sanskrit Of the sky. A boy or girl's name.
Ambert Teutonic A bright, shining light.
Ambler Old English A stable-keeper.
Ambrose Greek Immortal.
Amery Teutonic Divine, or a famous ruler.
Amherst English place name
Amida Japanese The name of a Buddha.
Amiel Hebrew The Lord of my people.
Amiens   From Shakespeare's play As You Like It.
Amin Arabic/Hebrew Honest and trustworthy.
Amir Arabic Princely.
Amiri Maori The east wind.
Amirov Hebrew My people are great.
Amistad Spanish friendship
Amit Hindu endless
Amitabh Hindu  
Amitava Hindu  
Ammon Egyptian Hidden. The name of an ancient god.
Amol Hindu  
Amon Hebrew Trustworthy.
Amory Teutonic Divine, or a famous ruler.
Amos Hebrew The bearer of burdens. The name of an Old Testament prophet.
Amrit Sanskrit The immortal one.
Amsden Old English From the valley of Ambrose.
Amul Hindu  
Amulya Hindu priceless
Amund Scandinavian Divine protection.
Anand Sanskrit Joyful.
Anant Hindu  
Anastasius Greek Resurrection, one who shall rise again.
Anatole Greek From the east.
Anay Hindu  
Ancel Teutonic Godlike.
Anders Scandinavian Scandinavian form of Andrew. Manly, courageous.
Anderson unknown Son of Andrew
Andreus Greek son of river peneius
Andrew Greek Manly, courageous.
Androcles Greek A man, and glory. A figure from Roman legend.
Aneurin Welsh Truly golden.
Ang Swedish  
Angada Hindu a son of Lakshmana
Angelo Italian An angel or saintly messenger.
Angus Scottish Gaelic Unique strength, outstanding.
Angwyn Welsh Very handsome.
Anieli Greek manly
Anil Sanskrit Of the wind.
Anirudhh Hindu  
Anish Hindu  
Aniston    
Anjuman Hindu a party place (mehfil)
Anker Greek manly
Ankit Hindu  
Ankur Hindu  
Annan Celtic From the stream.
Anniruddha Hindu son of Pradyummna
Anno Hebrew Grace. The masculine form of Anne.
Anoke Native American The actor.
Anoki Native American an actor
Anoop Hindu incomparable, the best
Ansari Arabic A helper.
Anscom Old English A dweller in the secret valley.
Ansel Old French A nobleman's follower.
Anselm Teutonic A divine helmet. The name of a saint.
Anshul Hindu  
Anshuman Hindu  
Ansley Old English From the hermitage clearing.
Anson Old English The son of Anne or Agnes.
Anstice Russian from Greek The resurrected one. A boy or girl's name.
Antal Latin prince
Anthony Latin Worthy of praise.
Antigonus   From Shakespeare's play Winter's Tale.
Antiochus   From Shakespeare's play Pericles.
Antipholus   From Shakespeare's play Comedy of Errors.
Anton German Worthy of praise.
Antoni Polish Worthy of praise.
Antonio Italian/Spanish Worthy of praise.
Anu   The king of the gods in Babylonian mythology.
Anwar Arabic The bright one.
Anwell Celtic The beloved, dear one.
Anyon Celtic An anvil.
Apache   The name of a North American Indian tribe.
Apari Aboriginal Father.
Apemantus   From Shakespeare's play Timon of Athens.
Apollo Greek A beautiful youth. The God of music, poetry and healing in Greek mythology.
Apostolos Greek  
Aquila Latin Like an eagle.
Ara Armenian/Latin Armenian: Kingly. Latin: An altar.
Araluen Aboriginal The place of waterlilies. A boy or girl's name.
Aram Assyrian high place
Aran Hebrew Active, nimble.
Arana Polynesian Polynesian form of Alan. Handsome.
Archard Teutonic Sacred and powerful.
Archer Old English A bowman.
Archibald Teutonic Very bold.
Archidamus   From Shakespeare's play A Winter's Tale.
Archie   Very bold.
Arden Old English/Latin Old English: A dwelling place. Latin: Ardent and sincere. A boy or girl's name.
Ardley Old English From the meadow of the home-lover.
Ardolph Old English The wolf (a wanderer) who longs for home.
Ardon Hebrew bronze
Aren Nigerian eagle
Arend Dutch Dutch form of Arnold.
Ares Greek god of war
Argus Greek Watchful. A giant with a hundred eyes in Greek mythology.
Argyll Scottish Gaelic From the land of the Gaels. Also the name of a Scottish county.
Ari Hebrew A Lion.
Aric Old English A sacred ruler.
Aricin Norwegian the eternal kings son
Ariel Hebrew A lion of God.
Ariki Polynesian A chief.
Arion   A figure from Greek mythology.
Aristedes Greek Descended from the best.
Aristo Greek best
Aristotle Greek A thinker. The name of a famous Greek philosopher.
Arizona   The name of a State in the USA.
Arje Dutch Dutch form of Adrian.
Arjun Sanskrit The white one.
Arkin Norwegian the eternal king's son
Arkwright Old English A carpenter.
Arland Celtic pledge
Arlen Irish Gaelic A pledge.
Arley Old English From the hare or stag meadow.
Arlo Old English From the protected town or hill.
Armand French Of the army.
Armande French Of the army.
Armando Italian/Spanish Of the army.
Armen Armenian/Hebrew Armenian: A man from Armenia. Hebrew: A castle.
Armon Hebrew castle
Armstrong Old English A strong-armed warrior.
Arnall Teutonic A gracious eagle.
Arnaud   Ruler of eagles.
Arne Dutch Eagle. Dutch form of Arnold.
Arnett French A little eagle.
Arnie   Eagle.
Arnold Teutonic Strong as an eagle. A name introduced to England by the Normans.
Arnon Hebrew rushing stream
Aron Hebrew Exalted.
Aronne German/Italian Exalted.
Aroon Thai Of the dawn.
Arpiar Armenian sunny
Arran   The name of a Scottish island. A boy or girl's name.
Arsen Greek strong
Arsenio Greek manly, virile
Art Celtic A rock.
Arthur Celtic A follower of Thor and strong as a bear.
Arthus Welsh bear hero, a rock
Artie Celtic A follower of Thor.
Arty   A follower of Thor.
Aruiragus   From Shakespeare's play Cymbeline.
Arun Sanskrit The dawn.
Arundel Old English He who dwells with the eagles.
Arunta Aboriginal A white cockatoo.
Arvad Hebrew The wanderer.
Arval Latin From the cultivated land.
Arvin Teutonic A friend of the people.
Arvind Hindu  
Arviragus   From Shakespeare's play Cymbeline.
Arwin young, prince  
Asa Hebrew/Japansese Hebrew: The healer, a physician. A biblical name. Japanese: The morning. A boy or girl's name.
Ascot Old English One who lives in the East cottage.
Aseem Hindu  
Ash   Blessed, happy.
Ashburn Old English From the brook by the Ash tree.
Ashby Old English A farm by the Ash tree.
Asher Hebrew Blessed, happy.
Ashford Old English One who lives at the ford by the Ash tree.
Ashish Hindu blessings
Ashliegh Old English From the Ash tree.
Ashlin Old English A dweller by the Ash tree pool.
Ashok Sanskrit Without sadness.
Ashon Ghanese seventh-born son
Ashraf Arabic Honourable.
Ashton Old English One who lives at the Ash tree farm.
Ashur Hebrew Black.
Ashutosh Hindu  
Ashwin Hindu strong horse
Ashwini Hindu  
Asija Hindu a great sage, brother of Brihaspati
Asim Arabic The protector.
Askel Norse A divine cauldron.
Aslak Norse Divine sport.
Asparouh Bulgarian Paro, Pouro
Astin unknown strong Leader, trustworthy
Aston Old English From the eastern place.
Asuman Hindu lord of vital breaths
Asvathama Hindu sun of drona
Asvin Hindu (Nasatya and Dasra) gods of medicine
Aswad Arabic Black.
Aswin Old English A spear comrade or protector.
Asztrik Hungarian made from ashenwood
Atalik Hungarian Like his father.
Atarah Hebrew A crown. A boy or girl's name.
Atawn Welsh Harmony. Can be used as a form of Alan.
Athan Greek immortal
Atharvan Hindu knower of the Arthara vedas
Athelstan Old English A noble stone. The name of an early English king.
Atherol Old English dweller at the spring farm
Atherton Old English One who lives at the spring farm.
Athol Scottish Gaelic New Ireland. A placename.
Athos Greek An alternative name for Zeus, the ruler of the heavens.
Atilla Hungarian beloved father
Atiu Polynesian The eldest.
Atlas Greek A mythological demigod who supported the sky on his shoulders.
Atley Old English From the meadow.
Atmajyoti Hindu light of Atma
Atman Hindu the self
Atrayl Tray  
Atrus Atrius  
Attila   The warlike king of the Huns.
Attis Greek handsome boy
Atul Hindu  
Atulya Hindu  
Atwater Old English One who hides by the water.
Atwell Old English A dweller by the spring.
Atworth Old English From the farm.
Auberon Teutonic Noble.
Aubert French Noble and illustrious.
Aubin French Fair complexioned. A saint's name.
Aubrey Teutonic The golden-haired ruler of the elves.
Auburn Latin fair
Audric French An old, wise ruler.
Audun Norwegian deserted
Augustine Latin Belonging to Augustus. Venerable, the exalted one.
Augustus Latin Venerable, the exalted one. The name of the first great roman emperor.
Aurek Polish golden-haired
Aurelio Latin gold
Aurelius Latin The golden one.
Austell   The name of a Cornish Saint.
Austen   Modern form of Augustine. Venerable, the exalted one.
Austin   Modern form of Augustine. Venerable, the exalted one.
Autolucus   From Shakespeare's play A Winter's Tale.
Avan Hebrew Proud.
Avel Greek/Hebrew/Russian Breath. A boy or girl's name.
Avenall Old French A dweller in the Oat field.
Averell Old English The slayer of the boar.
Averill Old English boar-warrior
Avery Old English The ruler of the elves. A boy or girl's name.
Avinash Hindu  
Aviv Hebrew Of the springtime.
Avner Hebrew The father of light. A biblical name.
Avon   The name of an English county, and rivers in England and New Zealand.
Avram Greek The father of many.
Avrom Hebrew The father of many.
Axel Teutonic from Hebrew Source of all life.
Axton Old English The stone of the sword wielder.
Ayer Old French An heir.
Ayhner Old English Noble and famous.
Aylward Old English An awe-inspiring guardian.
Aylwin Teutonic A noble friend.
Ayush Hindu  
Azariah Hebrew He whom the Lord helps.
Azi Nigerian A youth.
Azim Arabic Grand.
Aziz Arabic The powerful one.
Azriel Hebrew An angel of the Lord.
Azzan Hebrew Very strong.

B

Babar Turkish A Lion.
Babul Hindu  
Bacchus Greek The Roman God of wine.
Bae Korean Inspiration.
Bahar Persian Baharak
Bailey Old French A bailiff or administrative official.
Baingana Swahili people are equal
Baird Scottish Gaelic A bard or minstrel.
Bairn Scottish child
Bajnok Hungarian victor
Bakari Swahili Promising.
Baker unknown Baxter, Baxley
Balavan Hindu powerful
Balbo Latin inarticulate
Balder Swedish god of light
Baldric Teutonic A bold or princely ruler.
Baldwin Teutonic A brave friend or protector.
Bale Ugandan home of the Mutima clan
Balfour Scottish Gaelic From the village by the pasture.
Bali Hindu Mighty warrior
Balint Latin strong and healthy
Ballard Teutonic Strong, bold.
Balram Hindu  
Balthasar Greek The Lord protects the king. One of the three wise men in the Bible.
Balthazar Greek The Lord protects the king. One of the three wise men in the Bible.
Balun Aboriginal A river.
Bancroft Old English From the bean field.
Bandele Yoruban born away from home
Bane Hawaiian long-awaited child
Banjora Aboriginal A Koala.
Bankim Hindu  
Banning Gaelic blond child
Banquo   From Shakespeare's play MacBeth.
Bansi Hindu  
Baptista Latin The baptised one.
Barabas Hebrew Barabba
Barak Hebrew A flash of lightning.
Baran Latin form of star aldebaran
Barber Latin beard
Barclay Old English From the meadow of the Birch tree.
Barden Old English From the valley of barley.
Bardo Aboriginal Water.
Bardolph   From Shakespeare's play Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry V
Bardon Anglo-Saxon barley valley
Barega Aboriginal The wind.
Barend Dutch A firm bear.
Bari French, Celtic, Welsh spear thrower, son of Harry, marksman
Barlow Old English From the barley hill.
Barna Aramic son of comforting
Barnabas Hebrew Son of a prophecy.
Barnard Teutonic As brave as a bear.
Barnardine   From Shakespeare's play A Winter's Tale.
Barnardo Teutonic Bold as a bear.
Barnet Old English From the place cleared by burning.
Barnett Old English noble man
Barney   As brave as a bear.
Barnum Old English A stone house.
Barny   As brave as a bear.
Baron Old French A nobleman.
Barrett Teutonic bear-like
Barry Irish Gaelic Like a spear.
Bars Hungarian pepper
Barse English fresh-water perch
Bart Hebrew Hill, furrow. From the name Bartholomew.
Barth Hebrew Hill, furrow. From the name Bartholomew.
Bartholomew Hebrew Hill, furrow.
Barton Old English From the Barley fields.
Baruch Hebrew Blessed.
Barwon Aboriginal A wide river.
Bashir Arabic A good omen.
Basil Greek Like a king.
Basim Arabic The smiling one.
Bassanio   From Shakespeare's play Merchant of Venice.
Bassett   From Shakespeare's play King Henry VI.
Bastiaan Greek venerable
Bastian Latin A man from Sebasta. The name of a 3rd-century saint.
Bastien Latin A man from Sebasta. The name of a 3rd-century saint.
Bates unknown  
Baudouin French A brave friend or protector.
Baul English snail
Bavol English wind
Baxter Old English A baker.
Bay Vietnamese Born on a Saturday. Also a herb and a reddish-brown colour.
Bayanai Filipino hero
Bayard Old French With reddish-brown hair.
Bayley Old French A bailiff or administrative official.
Bazyli Polish royalty
Be through Bh    
Beacan Celtic, Gaelic small, little one
Beacher Old English dweller by the beech tree
Beagan Irish Gaelic The little one.
Beaman Old English beekeeper
Beardsley Old English beard, wood
Beattie Irish Gaelic The provider.
Beau French Handsome or beautiful. A boy or girl's name.
Beaumont Old French A beautiful hill or mountain.
Beauregard Old French Beautiful, handsome.
Bebe French baby
Becan Irish Gaelic A little one.
Beck Old English A brook or small stream.
Becse Hungarian the kite
Bede Old English A prayer.
Bedrich Czech A peaceful ruler.
Bela Hungarian The white one. A boy or girl's name.
Belarius   From Shakespeare's play Cymbeline.
Beldon Old English beautiful pasture, child of the unspoiled glen
Belen Greek an arrow
Bellamy Old French A handsome friend.
Bem Nigerian peace
Bemus Greek platform
Ben Hebrew Son of my right hand.
Bence Hungarian victor
Benedick Latin Son of my right hand.
Benedict Latin Son of my right hand.
Benito Latin blessed
Benjamin Hebrew A son of the south, or the son of the right hand. The brother of Joseph in the Bible.
Benjy   Son of my right hand.
Bennet Latin Little blessed one.
Bennett Latin Little blessed one.
Benny   Son of my right hand.
Benson Old English Son of Benjamin. Son of my right hand.
Bentley Old English From the bent grass clearing or meadow.
Benton Old English From the bent grass farm.
Benvolio   From Shakespeare's play Romeo & Juliet.
Berenger French courage of a bear
Berg Teutonic A mountain.
Bergen   The name of a Norwegian port.
Berger Teutonic From the mountains.
Bergren Swedish mountain stream
Beriszl Hungarian honor
Berk Turkish solid and firm
Berkeley Old English From the Birch tree wood or meadow.
Berkly Old English From the Birch tree wood or meadow.
Bernard Teutonic Bold as a bear.
Bernardo   From Shakespeare's play Hamlet.
Bernie   Bold as a bear.
Berny   Bold as a bear.
Berowne   From Shakespeare's play Love's Labour Lost.
Berrigan Aboriginal Wattle.
Bersh English one year
Bert   Bright, nobility.
Berthold Teutonic glorious ruler
Bertie   Bright, nobility.
Bertram Teutonic A bright raven.
Berwyn Welsh Fair-haired, or a bright friend. A boy or girl's name.
Besnik Albanian  
Beval English like the wind
Bevan Welsh Son of Evan Young warrior.
Beverly Old English From the stream of the beaver. A boy or girl's name.
Bevis French After the city of Beauvais, meaning a beautiful outlook or view.
Beyers    
Bhagirath Hindu  
Bharat Sanskrit Being maintained. The name of the Hindu God of fire.
Bhaskar Hindu  
Bhavesh Hindu  
Bhavin Hindu Swedish
Bhavya Hindu  
Bhim Hindu  
Bhima Sanskrit The mighty one.
Bhishma Hindu  
Bhrigu Hindu a Prajapati
Bhudev Hindu lord of the earth
Bhupen Hindu  
Bhupendra Hindu  
Bhuvan Hindu  
Bialy Polish white-haired boy
Bilal Arabic first convert of muhammad
Bill   A strong and resolute protector.
Billy   A strong and resolute protector.
Bing Old English From the hollow.
Bingham Old English Crib.
Binyamin Jewish A son of the south, or the son of the right hand. The brother of Joseph in the Bible.
Biondello   From Shakespeare's play Taming of the Shrew.
Birch Old English At the Birch tree.
Bishop Old English A bishop.
Bitalo Uganda finger-licking
Bjorn Old Norse Like a bear. Also see Bernard.
Blade Old English Glory, prosperity.
Blaine Irish Gaelic Thin. A boy or girl's name.
Blair Scottish Gaelic From the plain or field. A boy or girl's name.
Blaise Latin One who lisps or stammers. A boy or girl's name.
Blake Old English Fair-haired. A boy or girl's name.
Blakeley Old English From the black meadow.
Blaxland Old English From the black land.
Blaxton Old English A black stone.
Blaz Old German unwavering protector
Bledig Welsh Like a wolf.
Blythe Old English Joyous and cheerful. A boy or girl's name.
Bo Old Norse/Chinese Old Norse: A householder. Chinese: Precious. A boy or girl's name.
Boa    
Boaz Hebrew Swift and strong. The husband of Ruth in the Bible.
Bob Teutonic Famous, bright fame. Also see Hopkin, Robert, Robertson and Robinson.
Bobbie Teutonic Famous, bright fame. A boy or girl's name.
Bobby Teutonic Famous, bright fame. A boy or girl's name.
Bod Hungarian branch
Boden Old French herald
Bodo Teutonic A leader.
Bodor Hungarian curly
Bogart Old French/Teutonic A strong bow.
Bogdan Slavonic A gift from God.
Bolton Old English Of the manor farm.
Bonamy French A good friend.
Bonar Old French Kind and gentle.
Bond Old English/Old Norse A peasant fanner.
Bonner Old French Gracious, gentle.
Booker Old English beech tree
Boone Latin, French good
Booth Old Norse A shelter.
Borachio   From Shakespeare's play Much Ado About Nothing.
Borden Old English From the valley of the boar.
Borg Scandinavian From the castle.
Boris Slavonic/Russian Warrior.
Bosley Old English A grove of trees.
Boswell Old French forested town
Bosworth Old English From the boar enclosure.
Botan Japanese peony
Botond Hungarian mace wielding warrior
Bottom   From Shakespeare's play Midsummer-Night's Dream.
Boult Cornish From Shakespeare's play Pericles.
Bourke Old English From the fort or hill.
Bowen Welsh Son of Owen.
Bowie Scottish Gaelic Golden-haired.
Bowman English the archer
Boyce Old French From the wood, or forest.
Boyd Scottish Gaelic Yellow-hair.
Boyden Anglo-Saxon a herald
Boyet   From Shakespeare's play Love's Labour's Lost.
Brabantio   From Shakespeare's play Othello.
Brad   Broad meadow.
Braden Old English From the wide valley.
Bradford Old English A broad ford.
Bradley Old English A broad lea, meadow.
Bradwell Old English From the broad stream.
Brady Irish Gaelic From an old surname.
Brae Cornish/Gaelic A hill.
Brahnan courageous one Brahn, Brahni
Bram Hebrew The father of many.
Bramwell English place name
Bran Celtic A raven.
Branch Latin extension
Brand Swedish sword blade
Brandeis German dweller on a burned clearing
Brander Old Norse A fiery sword.
Brandon Old English A raven.
Branko Slowenian  
Brant Teutonic firebrand
Braxton   Brock's town.
Bray Old English to cry out
Brayden   Brave.
Braz Latin stammerer
Brazil   The name of a South American country.
Brecon Welsh The name of a group of mountains.
Brencis Latin crowned with laurel
Brendan Irish Gaelic A raven.
Brennan   Raven-like.
Brent Old English/Celtic A steep climb.
Breok Cornish/Welsh The name of an early saint.
Breton Old English From a place in Somerset.
Brett Old English Briton, British.
Brewster Middle English One who brews beer.
Briac Celtic estime
Brian Celtic Strong one.
Briand French castle
Brice Celtic The son of Rice.
Brigham Old English Covered bridge.
Brighton Hebrew the one who is loved
Brij Hindu  
Brijesh Hindu  
Brinley Old English tawny
Brishen English born during a rain
Bristol unknown  
Brock Old English A badger.
Broderick Welsh Son of Roderick. A renowned ruler.
Brodie Irish Gaelic A ditch. A boy or girl's name.
Brodny Slavic one who lives near a shallow stream crossing
Brody Welsh Son of Roderick. A renowned ruler.
Brom Gaelic raven
Bromley Old English From the place where broom grows.
Bronson Old English Strong, fierce one.
Brook Old English At the brook or stream. A boy or girl's name.
Brooke Old English At the brook or stream. A boy or girl's name.
Broughton Old English From the town on a hill.
Brown Middle English colour
Bruce Old French Woods.
Bruno Teutonic Brown haired.
Brutus Latin Bruto
Bryan   Strong one.
Bryant   Strong, honourable.
Bryce Celtic The speckled, or freckled, one.
Brychan Welsh The speckled, or freckled, one.
Bryn Welsh A hill. A boy or girl's name.
Brynmor Welsh A large hill.
Buck Old English A lover of horses.
Buckley Old English From the meadow of the buck deer.
Bud American Messenger, friend. Originally a short form of buddy (friend), but now used as an independent name, particularly in the USA.
Buddy   Friend.
Budi Indonesian The wise one.
Burchard Teutonic A strong protector.
Burdon Old English A dweller at the hill fort.
Burgess Old French from Teutonic The citizen of a town.
Burhan Arabic proof
Burian Ukranian he lives near the weeds
Burke Old English From the fortress.
Burl Old English A cup bearer or wine server.
Burle Middle English knotted wood
Burley Old English From the fort or castle meadow.
Burnaby Old Norse The warrior's estate.
Burnard Teutonic As brave as a bear. Also see Bjorn.
Burne Old English brook
Burnell Old French The little brown-haired one.
Burnet Old French The brown one. Also a plant name.
Burnu Aboriginal A tree.
Burnum Aboriginal A great warrior.
Burr Swedish youth
Burt English A short form of the name Burton. Also a variation of Bert.
Burton Old English From the fortified farm or town.
Busby Old Norse From the farm in the thicket.
Buster English A nickname, but it is sometimes used independently.
Butler Old French The head servant.
Byford Old English A dweller by the ford.
Bylent Turkish  
Byng Old English From the hollow.
Byron Old English Bear or cottage.

C

Cable Old French rope
Cadby Old Norse The warrior's settlement.
Cadell Welsh The battle spirit.
Cadeo Vietnamese folk song
Cadman Celtic A man of battle.
Cadmus Greek A man from the east. A mythological figure.
Cadogan Old Welsh Honour in battle.
Caedmon Celtic A wise warrior.
Caerwyn Welsh A blessed or holy fort.
Caesar Latin The name of the famous Roman emperor.
Cahil Turkish Young and inexperienced.
Cailan Gaelic child
Cailean Scottish Gaelic The victory of the people.
Cain Hebrew/Old French The son of Adam and Eve who murdered his brother Abel. Old French: Battlefield. Also see Cane.
Caine   The son of Adam and Eve who murdered his brother Abel. Old French: Battlefield. Also see Cane.
Caithness   From Shakespeare's play Macbeth.
Caius   From Shakespeare's play Titus Andronicus.
Cajan    
Cal Old English A calf herder.
Calder Old English Stream.
Caldwell Old English cold spring
Caleb Hebrew The devoted one.
Caley Irish Gaelic Slender. A boy or girl's name.
Calhoun   Warrior.
Caliban   From Shakespeare's play The Tempest.
Calisto Greek most beautiful
Calixto Latin a chalice
Callis Latin cup
Calum Scottish Dove.
Calvert Old English A calf herder.
Calvin Latin The little bald one.
Calvine   The little bald one.
Cam Vietnamese, English orange fruit, sweet, beloved, referring to the sun
Camden Gaelic From the winding valley.
Cameron Scottish Gaelic A crooked nose. From an old Scottish surname.
Camille Latin Virginal, unblemished character. Also from a Roman family name. A boy or girl's name.
Camillo   From Shakespeare's play Winter's Tale.
Camlin Celtic crooked line
Campbell Scottish Gaelic A crooked mouth. The name of one of the great Scottish highland clans.
Candan Turkish sincerely
Candidius   From Shakespeare's play Antony & Cleopatra.
Cane Gaelic An old surname.
Canice Irish Gaelic The handsome one. The name of several early saints.
Cannon Kannon, Canon  
Canute Old Norse A knot. The name of several Danish kings.
Capers    
Caphis   From Shakespeare's play Timon of Athens.
Capucius   From Shakespeare's play Henry VIII.
Capulet   From Shakespeare's play Romeo & Juliet.
Caradoc Celtic/Welsh Beloved or amiable.
Carden Celtic from the black fortress
Cardew Cornish/Welsh The black fort.
Carel Dutch A free man.
Carey Irish/Celtic/Cornish Irish: The name of a castle. Celtic: From the river. Cornish: The loved one. A boy or girl's name.
Carl German A free man.
Carleton   Carl's town or farmer's town.
Carlin Cornish/IrishGaelic Cornish: From the fort by the pool. Irish Gaelic: The little champion. A boy or girl's name.
Carlisle Old English The place of the fort.
Carlo Italian A free man.
Carlos Portuguese/Spanish A free man.
Carlton Old English From the settlement of the free peasants.
Carlyle Old English Carl's island
Carlyon Cornish From the slate earthworks.
Carmelo Hebrew From the garden. After mount Carmel in the holy land.
Carne Cornish A pile of rocks.
Carnelian   The name of a gemstone. A boy or girl's name.
Carr Old Norse From the marshland. Also see Carson.
Carrick Irish Gaelic A rocky cliff or cape.
Carrington Old English beautiful
Carroll Irish Gaelic A fierce warrior.
Carson Old English From the marshland. Son of Carr.
Carsten German A follower of Christ. A Christian.
Carsyn   From the marshland. Son of Carr.
Carter Old English A cart driver or maker.
Carvell Old French The marshy estate, or the estate of the spearman.
Carver Old English Wood carver.
Carwyn Welsh Blessed love.
Cary Irish/Celtic/Cornish Irish: The name of a castle. Celtic: From the river. Cornish: The loved one. A boy or girl's name.
Case Old French chest
Casey Irish Gaelic The vigilant one. A boy or girl's name.
Casimir Old Slavonic The great destroyer.
Caspar Persian The treasurer. The name of one of the three wise men in the new testament. Also see Gaspar and Jasper.
Casper Persian treasurer
Cassidy Irish Gaelic The clever or ingenious one.
Cassio   From Shakespeare's play Othello.
Cassius Latin Vain.
Castel Spanish belonging to a castle
Cathal Irish Gaelic A battle ruler.
Cathan Irish Gaelic Of the battle. Also see Kane.
Cathmor Irish Gaelic A great warrior.
Cato Latin The wise one.
Caton Spanish knowledgable, wise
Cavan Irish Gaelic The handsome one.
Cayden Gaelic spirit of battle
Ceasar Latin to cut
Cecil Latin The blind one.
Cedric English Chief. Invented in the early 1800s by Sir Walter Scott for a character in Ivanhoe.
Cemal Arabic Perfect.
Cengis Turkish  
Cerimon   From Shakespeare's play Pericles.
Cesar French The name of the famous Roman emperor.
Chad Old English Battle, warrior. From the name of a 7th-century saint.
Chadwick Old English Battle, warrior.
Chahaya Indonesian Light.
Chaika Hebrew life
Chaim Hebrew Life.
Chal English boy, son
Chale Spanish strong and manly
Challis Old French A ladder or stairs.
Chalmers Scottish son of the lord
Chaman Hindu  
Chan Chinese A Chinese clan name.
Chance Old French A church official or chancellor. A boy or girl's name.
Chancellor   Keeper of records, secretary.
Chancey Old French A church official or chancellor.
Chandan Sanskrit Of the Sandalwood tree.
Chander Cesar, Cezar  
Chandler Old French Candle maker.
Chandra Sanskrit A shining moon. A boy or girl's name.
Chane Hindu, Swahili name of a god, dependability
Chaney Old French From the Oak grove.
Channing Old French A canon.
Chapal Hindu  
Chapin Old French clergyman
Chapman Old English A merchant or trader.
Charan Hindu  
Charles Teutonic Manly, full grown.
Charleton Old English From the settlement of the free peasants.
Charlton Old English From the settlement of the free peasants.
Chas Teutonic Manly, full grown.
Chase Old French The hunter.
Chata African an ending
Chatillon   From Shakespeare's play King John.
Chaucer Old French A bootmaker.
Chauncey Old French A church official or chancellor.
Chayton Sioux falcon
Chen Chinese Great or vast.
Cheney Old French From the Oak grove.
Cherokee Native American The name of a tribe.
Chester Latin A Roman site or camp. Also the name of an English city.
Chet Thai A brother.
Chetan Hindu  
Chetwin Old English From the cottage on the winding path.
Chevalier French, Old English knight, chase, hunt
Chevy French From chevalier, meaning knight.
Cheyenne Native American A tribe. Also a city in the USA.
Cheyney Old French From the Oak grove.
Chiamaka African God is splendid
Chico Teutonic A free man.
Chike African power of god
Chilton Old English From the children's farm.
Chin Korean The precious one.
Chinmay Hindu  
Chintu Hindu  
Chiranjeev Hindu ?Chiarina, Ciaira
Chiron Greek A wise teacher.
Chrirag Hindu  
Chris   Bearing Christ. The patron saint of travellers. Also see Christian.
Christian Latin A follower of Christ. A Christian. A boy or girl's name.
Christie Irish/Scottish A follower of Christ, a Christian. A boy or girl's name.
Christmas Old English Born at Christmas time. A boy or girl's name.
Christopher Greek Bearing Christ. The patron saint of travellers. Also see Christian.
Christos Greek Christ
Christy Irish/Scottish A follower of Christ, a Christian. A boy or girl's name.
Chrysander Greek A golden man.
Chuck Teutonic Manly, full grown.
Chuckie Teutonic A free man.
Chung Chinese The wise one.
Churchill Old English From the church on the hill.
Cian Irish Gaelic Ancient. Also see Keane.
Ciaran Irish Dark, black.
Cicero Latin Historian. Also the name of a famous Roman statesman and orator.
Ciceron Latin chickpea
Ciel French from heaven
Ciprian Latin A man from the island of Cyprus.
Ciprien French A man from the island of Cyprus.
Ciro Italian The name of the founder of the Persian empire. From the name Cyrus.
Clachas   From Shakespeare's play Troilus & Cressida
Clancy Irish Gaelic A red or ruddy warrior.
Clarence Latin Clear, luminous.
Clark Old French A cleric or scholar. Also see Cleary.
Clarke   A cleric or scholar. Also see Cleary.
Claude Latin The lame one.
Claudio Italian/Spanish The lame one.
Claudius German The lame one.
Claus Dutch/German The victory of the people.
Clay Old English From the clay.
Clayland   From the clay.
Clayton Old English Town on clay land.
Cleary Irish Gaelic A clerk or scholar. Also see Clark.
Cledwyn Welsh Rough but blessed.
Clem   Gentle, merciful.
Clemens   Gentle, merciful. From the name Clement.
Clement Latin Gentle, merciful.
Cleon Greek The famous one.
Cleve Old English From the hilly place, or the place of cliffs.
Cleveland Old English Land of high cliffs.
Cliff   From the ford by the cliff or slope.
Clifford Old English From the ford by the cliff or slope.
Clifton Old English From a town near a cliff.
Clint   The place on the headland.
Clinton Old English The place on the headland.
Clitus   From Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar.
Clive Old English Cliff.
Cloten   From Shakespeare's play Cymbeline.
Clovis Teutonic A famous warrior.
Clunes Scottish Gaelic A resting-place, or meadow.
Clyde Scottish The name of a river.
Coalan Celtic slender
Cobar Aboriginal Burnt earth.
Cobden Old English From the hill with a knob.
Cobweb   From Shakespeare's play Midsummer-Night's Dream.
Cody Old English A pillow or cushion. A boy or girl's name.
Cohn Greek The victory of the people.
Colbert Teutonic A bright seafarer.
Colby Old Norse From the dark country.
Cole Old English/Teutonic Dark and swarthy.
Coleman Teutonic/Latin Tuetonic: Dark. Latin: Like a dove. Also see Calum and Columba.
Colin   Fire. Also see Cohn.
Collin   Fire. Also see Cohn.
Colman   Little dove.
Colon Spanish dove
Coltin Colt, Kolt  
Colton Old English From the dark town.
Columba Latin Dove-like. The name of a 6th-century Irish saint. Also see Calum and Coleman. A boy or girl's name.
Coman Arabic noble
Comfort Latin strengthen
Cominius   From Shakespeare's play Coriolanus.
Compton Old English From the farm in the valley.
Conall Celtic As strong as a wolf.
Conan Irish Gaelic Wise and intelligent.
Condon Celtic the dark-haired wise man
Conlan Irish Gaelic The hero.
Conley   Hero.
Conn Irish Gaelic A chief. Also used as a diminutive of Connor.
Conner   Wise.
Connley   Hero.
Connor Irish Gaelic A strong will.
Conor   A strong will.
Conrad Teutonic Bold, wise counsellor. From the name Conrad and Curtis.
Conrade   From Shakespeare's play Much Ado About Nothing.
Conroy Irish Gaelic Wise.
Constantine Latin Firm, constant.
Conway Welsh/Irish Welsh: Holy water. Irish: A yellow hound.
Cooper Middle English Barrel maker.
Coorain Aboriginal The wind. Also a NSW placename.
Corban Greek a gift devoted to God
Corbett Old French A raven.
Corcoran Gaelic of reddish complexion
Cordell Old French A rope maker.
Corey Celtic/Gaelic Dweller in the hollow. A boy or girl's name.
Corin Cornish/Latin Cornish: From the corner. Latin: The name of a Roman deity, possibly meaning a spear. Also from Shakespeare's play As You Like It. A boy or girl's name.
Cormac Irish Gaelic The lad of the chariot.
Cornelian   The name of a gemstone. A boy or girl's name.
Cornelius Latin Horn-coloured.
Cornell   Horn-coloured.
Cort Old German bold
Corwin Old French A friend of the heart.
Cory   Helmet. A boy or girl's name.
Cosmo Greek Perfect order, harmony.
Costard   From Shakespeare's play Love's Labour's Lost.
Coty English old house
Court   From Shakespeare's play Henry V.
Courtland Old English From the court land.
Courtney Old French The short-nosed one, or frons a placename. A boy or girl's name.
Craig Scottish Gaelic A rock or crag.
Crandon Old English From the hill of the cranes.
Cranley Old English From the meadow of the cranes.
Cranmer   From Shakespeare's play Henry VIII.
Cranog Welsh A heron.
Crawford Old English From the ford with the crows.
Creighton   Near the creek.
Crewe Old English Stepping stones or a ford. An English placename.
Crisiant Welsh Like a crystal. A boy or girl's name.
Crispin Latin Curly-haired. St Crispin was a 3rd-century martyr.
Cristian Latin A follower of Christ. A Christian.
Cristiano Italian A follower of Christ. A Christian.
Cristo Spanish Bearing Christ. From the name Christopher.
Cromwell Old English From the winding stream.
Cronan Irish Gaelic The swarthy one.
Crosby Old Norse From the village with the cross.
Csaba Hungarian from mythology, sheperd, wanderer
Cseke Hungarian puller, carrier
Csenger Hungarian  
Csepel Hungarian young forest
Csombor Hungarian  
Csongor Hungarian hunting bird
Ctirad Czech  
Cuba   The name of a Caribbean country.
Cubert Cornish A Celtic saint and a placename.
Cullen Old French Handsome.
Cupid Latin Desire, passion. The ancient roman God of love, and son of Venus.
Curan   From Shakespeare's play King Lear.
Curio   From Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night.
Curnow Cornish From Cornwall.
Curran Irish Gaelic An old family name.
Currier Old English churn
Curry   A marsh or a spice.
Curt Teutonic Bold, wise counsellor. From the name Conrad and Curtis.
Curtis Old French Courteous.
Cuthbert Old English Brilliant.
Cutler   Knife maker.
Cutter   Gem cutter.
Cy Persian The name of the founder of the Persian empire. From the name Cyrus.
Cymbeline   From Shakespeare's play Cymbeline.
Cynfor Welsh A great chief.
Cynric Old English Of kingly lineage.
Cyprian Latin A man from the island of Cyprus.
Cyrano Greek A man from Cyrent an ancient Greek colony in North Africa.
Cyric Celtic  
Cyril Greek Lordly.
Cyrus Persian The name of the founder of the Persian empire.