Boy names that start with B

For that brilliant, brawny, bashful, or boisterous little baby-to-be, we have the perfect boy names that start with the letter B.

BenjaminIn the Bible, Benjamin is the youngest son of Jacob and one of the founders of the twelve tribes of Isreal. It is still considered…
BrandonBrandon has been a boy name favorite for the past several decades. It hit its peak in popularity in the early 90s, perhaps…
BrianThis Celtic name is widespread in Ireland, partially due to the renown of Brian Boru, a high king and great national hero…
BruceEnglish OriginSurname since medieval times; Robert de Bruce, a knight from Normandy, followed William the Conqueror to England. His descendants…
BeauA sweetheart of a name infused with loads of southern charm, Beau is short, sweet and popular—but not too popular.
BradEnglish:Broad; a nickname for Bradley and other names beginning with Brad-.
BlazeLet’s call a spade a spade: Blaze sounds like a name some celebrity names their kid in order to garner the most attention…
BrentCeltic OriginHilltop
BenEnglish Origin
BrettCeltic OriginBrit, a person from Britain or Brittany; derived from a French surname of that meaning, but co-opted by English as a first…
BrennanA modern spin on more common Irish boys’ names like Brian or Brandon, Brennan means either “little raven” or “descendent…
BennettA posh, British name that’s not as stuffy sounding as Benedict and not as overused as Benjamin, Bennett is a boy’s name…
BradleyEnglish:From the broad meadow; a surname adapted to widespread first name use
BradyBesides the obvious reference to the giant non-traditional family of the 80s, the Brady Bunch, Brady has blossomed to become…
BryceCeltic Origin
BryanCeltic Origin
BrysonBryson is one of those names that seemingly appeared out of nowhere and has just rocketed its way to the top. Literally meaning…
BrodyIrish:From the muddy place; a castle in Scotland
BentleyEnglish:From the meadow of coarse or bent grass
BlakeEnglish:Black or white
BillEnglish Origin
BryantCeltic:Popular variant of Brian
BobbyEnglish:Familiar form of Robert, also a nickname for British policemen
BillyEnglish Origin
BrendenRian may be the king, but Brenden is the prince (and there’s a lot more of them!). This Irish name is pretty popular, considering…
BodhiThis Sanskrit name has actually made quite a mark in America. It’s exotic and cool, and the meaning—it relates to the Buddhist…
ByronEnglish:The cattle herder or from the cow sheds
BlaiseA cleric in Arthurian legend
BrockEnglish:Badger; variant of Brook
BraxtonEnglish:Brock´s town
BrooksBrooks is one of those last-name-turned-first-names that’s been on the tip of everyone’s tongues lately. After a long time…
BarrettEnglish OriginMighty as a bear or a variant of Barnett
BaronEnglish:Warrior; a title of nobility used as a given name
BeckettEnglish:Little mouth; a surname
BensonEnglish:Son of Benjamin; surname
BraedenThis Irish name is the phonetic spelling of Bradan, a name from the legend of Fionn Mac Cool. Both are cool, rebel sort…
BarakHebrew:Flash of lightning; In the Bible, the faithful fighter Barak cooperated with Deborah to win victory in battle against overwhelming…
BuckEnglish:Male deer
BannerEnglish:Flag; ensign bearer.
BenedictLatin:Blessed; name was borne by fifteen popes and Saint Benedict, founder of the monastic Benedictine Order
BaxterEnglish:Baker; an occupational surname transferred to first name use in 19th century
BurkeEnglish:Fortified hill. See also Berkley.
BrightonEnglish:From the bright town; a seaside town in Southern England; surname
BernieScandinavian:Strong as a bear
BronsonEnglish:Brown”s son.
BradfordEnglish:From the broad ford
BooneEnglish:Good, a blessing
BarronEnglish:Warrior; variant of the title Baron
BennyEnglish Origin
BrandtGerman:Fiery torch; dweller on land cleared by burning
BrawleyEnglish:From meadow at the slope of the hill; surname