250 Awesome Boy Names That Start With B

250 Awesome Boy Names That Start With B

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Naming a child can be such a stressful decision for new parents. It is a choice that could potentially affect their entire life, so you have to get it right.

Ideally, you want a name that is not so common that there are 10 kids with the same name in their class, but it should also not be so obscure and weird that it makes them an easy target for taunting and bullying.

With both these points in mind, we have put together an extensive list of boys’ names that begin with B. Some of these names are unique while others follow a more classic route.

Unique Boy Names Starting With B

Baback – Persian in origin and means little father.

Babafemi – Means my father loves me. 

Baby – English origin meaning infant.

Bacca – Meaning bake house worker and is of English origin.

Bacchus – With Latin origins and means God of wine.

Bachelor – This means young knight at arms and is of English origin.

Badar – Of Arabic origin and means full moon.

Bade – Means incomparable and of Arabic origin.

Baden – A name of German origin and means bather. There are a few alternative spellings such as Badan, Badon or Badyn to mention a few.

Badr – Of Arabic origin and means moon that is full.

Badru – This is a name of African origin which means born at the full moon.

Bae – A name of Korean origin that means inspired.

active boy

Baeddan – Means boar and is of Welsh origin.

Baelfire – Means bonfire and is of Celtic origin.

Baen – Means fair-skinned and is of Scottish origin.

Bagheera – This name means tigerlike and is of Indian origin.

Baha – A name of Arabic origin that means glorious and splendid.

Bahadur – This name means hero or warrior and is of Arabic origin.

Bahari – Means one who sails and is of African origin. 

Bahram – The meaning of Bahram is of good character, friendly, or win.

Bailey – Means bailiff or steward and is of English origin.

Bain – Means now who has a strong vision of the future.

Baines – This means thin or little anvil and is of English origin.

Baird – A name of Scottish origin and means minstrel, poet.

Bairn – This name means child and is of Scottish origin.

Baker – An English occupational name.

Baki – A name of Arabic origin which means eternal.

Bakir – This is a name of Turkish origin and means copper.

Bale – Means bold and is of Dutch origin.

Balandis – Of Lithuanian origin and means pigeon or dove.

little boy in a field

Baldasarre – This name is of Italian origin and means Baal protect the king.

Balder – means prince and is of Scandinavian origin.

Baldwin – Of English origin and means bold or brave friend.

Balesego – A name of African origin with an unknown meaning. 

Balian – Balian means the strength of character, humble and noble. It is of unknown origin.

Balin – Of English origin and means a knight of the round table. 

Balint – A name of Hungarian origin and means health or love.

Ballantine – This is a name of Scottish origin and means farm of the dean.

Ballard – Means bald headed man and is of English origin.

Balta – A name of Spanish origin meaning son of Talmai.

Baltenis – Means white or pale and is of Lithuanian origin.

Balthazer – A name of Arabic origin meaning Baal protect the king.

Ban – Vietnamese origin meaning not available. 

Banagher – Of Irish origin meaning pointed hill.

Bancroft – Of English origin and means from the bean field.

Bandana – A name of Spanish origin which means headwrap.

Bandele – This is a name of African origin that means follow me home.

Bandit – Means thief and is of American origin.

Bane – English in origin and means a cause of distress or annoyance.

Banji – Of African origin meaning second born of twins.

Banjo – This name means banjo and is of English origin.

baby boy in blue

Banks – A name of English origin and means edge of the river.

Banner – Of American origin and means flag.

Bannister – A name of English origin meaning basket maker.

Bansi – This name means flute and is of Indian origin.

Banyan – Of English origin and means merchant.

Bao – Means treasure and is of Vietnamese origin.

Baptise – A name of French origin meaning baptist or baptized.

Baqer – Of Arabic origin and means man of knowledge. 

Baqir – Arabic origin and means to rip open.

Barajas – This name is of Spanish origin and means watering place.

Barker – Means shepherd, leather tanner, and is of English origin.

Barnaby – A name of English origin and means son of consolation.

Barney – English in origin and is a diminutive form of Barnaby/Barnard.

Barron – A name of  English origin and means noble man.

Bartlett – The name is one of those brought to England by the Norman Conquest of 1066. It comes from the name Bartholomew.

Barrington – Of English origin and means from Barentin in France or Barrington in England. It was originally an English surname.

Bartlomiej – Aramaic in origin and means son of Talmai (the farmer).

Barton – Of English origin and means from the barley town.

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Bash – Turkish in origin and means chief, commander.

Basim – Means smiling and is of Arabic origin.

Bastian – Of French origin and means venerable, revered.

Baxley – Of English origin and means baker’s meadow.

Baylor – A twist on Taylor and means one who delivers goods.

Beasley – A name of English origin and means bent grass clearing.

Beck – Means from the brook or stream and is of English origin.

Bejit – Danish origin and means Viking fighter. It is a very rare name.

Bellamy – Of French origin and means good friend.

Bence – Hungarian in origin and means victorious. The name is both a Polish and Hungarian contraction of the name Vincent.

Benet – Of both Latin and French origin and means blessed.

Beniamin – Meaning is unknown and is of Hebrew origin.

Benjen – This is a character name created by George R.R. Martin in his Song of Ice and Fire novels and Game of Thrones Series.

Benny – Hebrew in origin and means son of my right hand. A diminutive form of Benjamin.

Berklee – Means the birch tree meadow and is of Old English origin.

Betserai – The name means born to assist.

Birch – Of English origin and means birch tree.

Bivian – A name of Welsh origin and means son of Evan.

Bix – Short form of Bismark after the famous American jazz musician and composer Leon Bismark.

Bixby – This is an English surname derived from a place name that no longer exists.

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Bjorn – Of Scandinavian origin and means bear.

Blade – Of English origin and means knife, sword.

Blaise – A name of French origin and means lisps, a speech impediment.

Blandon – Latin and French origin and means mild or bland.

Blayse – Means lisp or stutter and is of both French and Latin origin.

Blitz – Comes from both the German and Jewish meaning lightning.

Boaz – Hebrew in origin and means strength.

Bode – A name of German origin and means messenger.

Bolivar – Of Spanish origin and means river bank.

Bolt – This is a word name that means lightning, or flash.

Bond – An English surname for a landowner who was bonded by loyalty to the local lord.

Bongani – Of African origin and means grateful or he sings with joy.

Booker – A name of English origin and means bleacher or book binder.

Boswell – Means he who lives near the well at the woods.

Boyd – A name of Irish origin and means fair-haired or blond.

Brain – A name of Irish origin and means high, noble.

Bramwell – A surname derived from an unidentified hamlet in England. The name comes from Old English and means broom or bramble well.

Brando – Italian in origin and means sword. It is also a diminutive form of names such as Aldobrando and Luitprando.

Brantlee – A surname that comes from the Swiss-German Bandle.

Breckin – American in origin and means freckled.

Brevin – Of American origin and is a created name with no known meaning.

Briar – English in origin and means shrub, small tree.

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Bricker – A name of English origin and means bridge.

Bridger – Means dweller by the bridge and is of English origin.

Briggs – A name of English origin and means dweller by the bridge.

Brinley – Means burnt meadow and is of English origin.

Bristol – English in origin and means site of the bridge. 

Brixton – The name is thought to originate from Brixistane, meaning the stone of Brixi.

Brock – A name of English origin and means badger. Originally an English surname for someone who was buggy or mischievous.

Buck – English in origin and means deer, cowboy.

Buckie – Of Old English origin and means male deer.

Buzz – American in origin and means village in the woods.

Byron – Of English origin and means from the barns.

Charming Boy Names Starting With B

Babu – The name actually means gentleman.

Bailey – Means bailiff, steward, and is of English origin.

Baker – An English occupational name for a baker.

Barack – Of African origin and means blessed. It is a form of the Hebrew name Baruch.

Barrett – Means trader and is of English origin. It was originally an English surname.

Bart – Short form of Batholomew, one of the 12 apostles of Christ. Of Hebrew origin and means son of Tolmai.

Basim – Of Arabic origin and means smiling.

Beau – English in origin and means handsome or pretty.

Beckett – A name of English origin and means dweller by the brook.

Beckham – English in origin and means from the Beck homestead.

happy kid holding a teddy bear

Ben – Means born of the right hand son and is of Hebrew origin.

Benicio – A name of Spanish origin and means benevolent one.

Benjamin – Of Hebrew origin and means son of my right hand. 

Bennett – Latin in origin and means little blessed one.

Benson – Originally an English surname that means son of Benedict/Benjamin.

Bevan – Of Welsh origin and means son of Evan.

Billy – A diminutive form of William and is of English origin.

Bishop – English in origin and means overseer, guardian. 

Blaine – Means yellow and is of Scottish origin.

Blake –  Pale blond one or dark in meaning and is of English origin.

Blaze – Means flame and is of English origin.

Bob – Of English origin and is a diminutive form of Robert.

Bobby – Diminutive form of Robert and is of American origin.

Bodhi – Indian in origin and means understanding of true nature.

Bodie – German in origin and means messenger. The name comes from the German surname Bode.

Bomani – A name of African origin and means warrior.

Boone – Means good person or person from Bohon France. The name was originally an English surname.

Boston – Means from St. Botolf’s stone and is of English origin.

Bowen – Welsh surname that means son of Owain/Owen.

Braden – English in origin and means from the wide valley.

Bradley – A name of English origin and means from the broad meadow.

Brady – Means descendant of Bradach and is of Irish origin.

child sleeping with teddy bear

Brandon – A name of English origin and means from the broom hill.

Braxton – Of English origin and means Brock’s town.

Brayden – American origin and means son of Bradan. It is also an Irish surname.

Brecken – Of American origin and means freckled.

Brenden – A name of Irish origin and means prince. It was originally a Welsh name.

Brian – Irish in origin and means high, noble.

Briar – Of English origin and means shrub, small tree.

Briggs – Briggs comes from a Scottish surname from the word Bryggia that means bridge.

Bronson – Originally an English surname that means from Branson.

Bronx – A name of American origin and means Bronck’s land. One of the very first European settlers of the Bronx area of New York was Jonas Bronck.

Bruce – Bruce was originally a locational surname for families from the region of Bruis, France.

Bruno – A name of German origin and means brown one.

Bryan – English in origin and means high, noble. A form of the more traditional spelling of Brian.

Bryce – Of English origin and means strength of valor.

Bryson – Means son of Brice and is of English origin. Bryson was originally an English patronymic surname.

Byron – Means from the barns and is of English origin.

Middle Names For Boys Starting With B

Baldassare – Babylonian origin and means Baal protect the king.

Ban – Of Vietnamese origin with unknown meaning.

Banjamon – Means most loved son.

Banjo – A name of English origin and means the musical instrument of the same name.

korean child playing

Banks – Of English origin and means edge of the river. it was originally an English surname.

Banning – Means small and fair or one who reads the Banns.

Bannon – The name means white.

Baptiste – Of French origin and means baptist or baptized. In French, it often comes after the name Jean to form Jean-Baptiste

Bard – The name Bard means bearded one and is of English origin. 

Bardo – Variant of Bartholomew; son of the Earth.

Bardolph – English in origin and means bright wolf.

Baris – The name Baris means peace.

Barksdale – Means birch valley and is of English origin.

Baron – English occupational surname, it was also a nickname for someone who acted ‘higher than his station’.

Barnaby – A name of English origin and means son of consolation. English form of Barnabas.

Barnett – Of English origin and means burned place near the clearing.

Bartosz – Polish in origin and means son of Talmai, furrowed. Polish form of the name Bartholomew.

Basajaun – A name that is made up of two words Baso and Jaun. Baso means woods and Jaun refers to the lord. The name is of Basque origin.

Bass – English in origin and means big/tall or the fish.

Baxter – Means baker and is an English occupational name for a female baker.

Beacher – Old English in origin and means near the beech trees.

Beale – Of English origin and means handsome.

Beebe – Means bee farmer and is Old English in origin.

Berto – A name of Old English origin and means illustrious.

magician child

Berwyn – Of old English origin and means bear friend; bright friend.

Bes – With its origins in Ancient Egyptian and the meaning protector there is no better name for your little man.

Besa – Albanian in origin and means pledge of honor.

Besnik – A name of Albanian origin and means loyal or faithful.

Bethel – A name that is traditionally that given to a female. It is of Hebrew origin and means house of God.

Beto – Spanish in origin and is a short form of any name ending in -Berto.

Bevan – Of Welsh origin and means son of Evan.

Beverly – Means from the beaver stream and is of English origin.

Bevin – Bevin is Irish in origin and means fair lady.

Bevis – A name of English origin and means dear son.

Bhone – Means achiever, peacemaker, or more attractive.

Bhruic – Of Gaelic origin and means badger.

Bhudev – The name means Lord of the earth.

Bimo – Indonesian in origin and means brave.

Bin – Comes from the name Bingham and is of English origin.

Bing – Diminutive form of Bingham and is of English origin.

Binh – Of Vietnamese origin and means peaceful.

Binky – Means field of beans and is of  Old English origin.

Bo – Bo is of Slavic origin and means living. It can also be a Chinese name and it means waves.

Boaz – Of Hebrew origin and means strength.

Boden – A name of Scandanavian origin and means sheltered.

Boe – Scandanavian in origin and means handsome.

little boy standing near leaves

Bogomil – Means favored by God and is of Bulgarian origin.

Boone – Of Latin origin and means good.

Bon – Means a good person, one who acts in a good manner.

Bonamy – Bonamy means he who is a good friend.

Bonaventure – Means one of good fortune.

Bono – Diminutive form of names in Bon- and is of English origin.

Boris – Slavic in origin and means battle, fight.

Brad – A name of Old English origin and means broad, wide.

Bram – Means father of a multitude and is of English origin. Bram is also a diminutive form of Abraham.

Bran – Of Welsh origin and means raven.

Branch – Branch means an extension, prolongment, or addition.

Brandt – A name of German origin and means hot-tempered.

Braulio – Spanish in origin and means shining.

Buttler – Means bottle bearer and is of Old English origin.

Button – Of English origin and its use may be connected to the description of a baby’s nose.

Buu – Vietnamese in origin and means guide.

Buzzie – A name of American origin and means village in the woods.

Byrley – Means meadow with knotty trunk trees and is of Old English origin.

Byrnes – Middle English in origin and means brook.

Trendy Boy Names Starting With B

Balthazar – The name means Baal protect the king and is of Arabic origin. It was also the name of one of the three wise men who visited Jesus in the bible.

Barric – A name of English origin and means grain farmer.

little boy and a yellow flower

Basil – Means king and is of English origin. It comes from the Greek name Basillios.

Bastien – French in origin and means venerable, revered.

Bear – Of American origin and means bear-like.

Beau – A name of French origin and means beautiful, handsome.

Beck – A name of English origin and means from the brook or stream.

Benedict – Of Latin origin and means blessed.

Bentley – Originally an English surname and means from the bentgrass field.

Bowie – Means yellow-haired and is of Irish origin.

Brantley – Means fir brand, field, and is of English origin. this name is a combination of the names Brant and Leigh/Lee.

Brody – Scottish in origin and is the name of a Scottish castle. It is also used as the short form of Broderick.

Brooks – Of English origin and means from the brook.

Buck – Originally a descriptive or occupational surname for someone who traded in male deer.

The Final Thought

Maybe you have a family tradition of choosing names that begin with the letter B or you just fancy starting your own tradition. Whichever it is I am sure that you have found plenty of inspiration to find the perfect name for your little boy.

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!