50 Baby Girl Names that Start with B
When it comes to choosing a name for your baby, things can get complicated, to say the least. To narrow things down, we highly suggest starting with a letter. We've already dug up 50 options for “A” names, but if you're looking for the ideal baby girl name that begins with “B,” have no fear. We did the hard work for you again.
The names on this list have been hand-selected from a variety of places (such as the Social Security Administration’s list of the most popular monikers for girls), and also includes some of our personal favorites. Read on for our 50 picks.
1. BellaIt means “beautiful.” It’s also very popular, landing in the top 50 names for girls in 2018.
This combo name (Brook + Lynn) is used for both boys and girls and means “broken land” or “pretty brook.”
This name—which is of French origin—means “God is my strength.”
Meaning “noble,” the name Brianna can take on various forms and spellings such as Briana, Bryanna and Breana. Not to mention, it’s the female form of Brian.
Courtesy of the English, the name literally means “bailiff” or “steward.”
6. BrookeThis name means “water” or “small stream,” so fingers crossed your daughter turns out to be a swimmer.
Another combo of two names, Brynlee means “burnt meadow.”
This Old English name means “pale blond one” (we’re looking at you Blake Lively). It’s also a popular version of the longer name, Blakely.
Braelynn is an American name invention (coming from the names Bray and Lin) and has no specific cultural meaning. However, it did top the U.S. baby name charts in 2011 and there are also four other ways to spell it, including Braylin, Braylen, Braelyn, and Braylynn.
A popular variation of Blanche, Bianca means “shining.”
11. BlairAlso spelled Blaire, this moniker is derived from the Scottish Gaelic blàr, meaning "plain," “meadow” or "field."
The official meaning is “house of welcome” or “house of figs.” It’s also a town near Jerusalem.
It means “site off the bridge.” We like Bri and Tollie for short.
“Bringer of Joy.” What else could a new parent ask for?
Meaning “shrub” or “small tree,” this name symbolizes growth, something which your daughter will inevitably take part in way too fast.
16. BonnieThis name means “pretty girl.” How sweet.
Also known as Brigid, it means “noble” or “exalted one,” so you bet she’ll be strong.
Derived from Spanish origin, Belen (pronounced like Helen) means “house of bread.”
Like Bella (see #1) this French name also means “beauty.” Looks like Disney did their homework when coming up with a name for its Beauty & the Beast heroine.
Refer back to #8.
21. BrittanyFurther popularized by Britney Spears (notice the alternate spelling option), the name means “from Britain,” which makes total sense since it's of English origin.
It means “bright” and “shining.”
Perhaps it's not as common as it used to be (it landed the 930th spot for most popular moniker), but Barb will always and forever be a solid nickname.
Of English origin, the name means “beaver stream or meadow.” So, not only will she love the environment, but she’s pretty much destined to love Beverly Cleary books.
Also spelled Brandi (like the actress), this American name speaks for itself—it literally means brandy.
26. BiancaThis name is of Italian origin. But we knew this already (ya know, because of the pizza).
A variation of Billy (which has become unisex), the name means “determination.” Not to mention, it's fairly common with celebs—Billie Holiday, Billie Jean King and Billie Eilish to name a few.
“Brave as a bear.” That’s it. That’s the meaning.
It’s the name of Adam Levine’s model wife. It also means “luck or fortune.”
Pronounced beh-nee-tah, this Spanish moniker means “blessed.”
31. BrendaThe feminine variation of Brendan, this Scandinavian name means “sword.”
The name—which means “little bird”—is also shared by Jessica Simpson’s youngest child, a sign the popularity of this one will likely spike in the upcoming years.
Pronounced BREN-ah it is of Gaelic origin and means "little drop of water.”
A diminutive form of Elizabeth, it means “God is my oath.”
Of Greek origin, the meaning of Berri is "light green semiprecious gemstone.” It’s also a variant of the names Bernice and Beryl.
36. BeyoncéSure, you know Queen Bey, and although her name came from her mother’s surname, it also means “beyond others.”
Of Greek origin, this name means “stranger” (and is pretty cute when shortened to Babs).
This Indian name means “Earth.” (It’s pronounced bhu-mi-ka).
A popular variation of Rebecca, this name (of Hebrew origin) means “captivated or captivating.”
Similar to Brianna, it’s meaning is "high, noble or exalted."
41. BrinnOr Brynn if you prefer, the name is sometimes short for Brynnlee and is also related to Brianna.
The name made its debut on the U.S. Top 1000 in 2016 and is increasingly being adopted by parents looking for a novel name in the Kinsley/Ainsley/Paisley family.
“Happy” is the meaning—pretty much says it all.
Like a few others on this list, the name means “beautiful.” Only this one’s of Spanish descent.
Badriya is an Arabic name for girls that means “like the full moon.”
46. BrycenThis unisex name is a fancy version of Bryce, which is thought to come from a Celtic word meaning “speckled” (freckles).
With a name that literally means “victory bringer," this little girl is bound to be tough.
Usually short for Elizabeth, Beth does well all on its own.
Looking for a flower name? This one means "to bloom" and has gotten attention thanks to The Powerpuff Girls and Riverdale.
Emerging as an up-and-coming girls' name, this one is a take on the super-popular Bella. And like its predecessors, it also means “beauty.”