ALL Biblical names that start with the letter B (and their meaning)

For a complete list of all the biblical names beginning with the letter “B”, scroll down.

The following is a complete analysis of the biblical names beginning with the letter “B”.

In the Bible, there are 177 names starting with letter “B”. Out of these, there are 86 male names, 7 female names, and 84 place names (cities, towns, mountains, etc.).

What are the longest biblical names that start with the letter B?

Name# of CharactersCategorymeaning
Bethdiblathaim14house of dry figs
Bethmarcaboth13house of bitterness wiped out
Bethazmaveth12house of death’s strength
Bethbaalmeon12an idol of the dwelling-place
Bethhaccerem12house of the vineyard
Bartholomew11a son that suspends the waters

What are the shortest biblical names that start with the letter B?

Name# of CharactersCategory Meaning
Ben3a son
Bul3the eighth
Hebrew month
old age; perishing
Buz3despised; plundered
Baal4master; lord
Baca4a mulberry-tree
Beer4a well
Beon4in affliction
Beor4burning; foolish; mad
Bera4a well; declaring
Boaz4or Booz in strength

What are the most popular biblical names that start with the letter B?

BarakThunder, or in vain
Barnabasson of the prophet or of consolation
Bartholomewa son that suspends the waters
Benjamin son of the right hand
Bethanythe house of song; the house of affliction

Before choosing a name starting with the letter B, make sure you know its meaning!

Baalhermonpossessor of destruction or of a thing cursed
Baalimidols; masters; false gods
Baalperazimgod of divisions
Babelconfusion; mixture
Balakwho lays waste or destroys
Barabbasson of shame, confusion
Bashemathconfusion of death; in desolation
BebaiVoid, empty
Bedadalone; solitary
BelialWicked, worthless
Benejaakansons of sorrow
Benonison of my sorrow or pain
Beonin affliction
Berodachthe son of death
Bozrahin tribulation or distress

Our personal favorite names based on their meanings

Berachahblessing; bending the knee
Berniceone that brings victory
Benhailson of strength
Benhananson of grace
Bildadold friendship

Special note:

Total names that start with the letters Beth are 39, Beth means: “house”

And now…

The complete list of all the biblical names beginning with the letter “B”

Names that start with the letter: Ba

Name Meaning
Baal  master; lord
Baalah  her idol; she that is governed or subdued; a spouse
Baalath  a rejoicing; our proud lord, mistresship
Baalathbeer  subjected pit, mistress of a well
Baalberith  idol of the covenant
Baale  same as Baalath
Baalgad  idol of fortune or felicity
Baalhamon  who rules a crowd, place of a multitude
Baalhermon  possessor of destruction or of a thing cursed
Baali  my idol; lord over me
A title
Baalim  idols; masters; false gods
Baalis  a rejoicing; a proud lord
Baalmeon  idol or master of the house
Baalpeor  master of the opening
Baalperazim  god of divisions
Baalshalisha  the god that presides over three; the third idol
Baaltamar  master of the palm-tree
Baalzebub  god of the fly
Baalzephon  the idol or possession of the north; hidden; secret
Baanah  in the answer; in affliction
Baara  a flame; purging
Baaseiah  in making; in pressing together
Baasha  he that seeks, or lays waste  
Babel  confusion; mixture
Babylon  same as Babel
Baca  a mulberry-tree
Bahurim  choice; warlike; valiant
Bajith  a house
Balaam  the ancient of the people; the destruction of the people
Baladan  one without judgment
Balak  who lays waste or destroys
Bamah  an eminence or high place
Barabbas  son of shame, confusion  
Barachel  that bows before God
Barachias  same as Barachel
Barak  Thunder, or in vain  
Barjesus  son of Jesus or Joshua
Barjona  son of a Jona; of a dove
Barnabas  son of the prophet or of consolation  
Barsabas  son of return; son of rest
Bartholomew  a son that suspends the waters
Bartimeus  son of the honorable
Baruch  who is blessed
Barzillai  son of contempt; made of iron
Bashan  in the tooth, in ivory
Bashemath  perfumed; confusion of death; in desolation
Bathsheba  the seventh daughter; the daughter of satiety
Bathsuha  same as Bathsheba

Names that start with the letter: Be

Name Meaning
Bealiah  the god of an idol; in an assembly
Bealoth  cast under
Bebai  Void, empty
Becher  first begotten; first fruits
Bechorath  first fruits
Bedad  alone; solitary
Bedeiah  servant of Jehovah  
Bedan  according to judgment
Beeliada  the lord knows
Beelzebub  same as Baalzebub
Beer  a well
Beera  a well; declaring
Beerelim  the well of Elim or of rains
Beeri  my well
Beerlahairoi  the well of him that liveth and seeth me
Beeroth  wells; explaining
Beersheba  the well of an oath; the seventh well
Behemoth  beasts
Bekah  half a shekel
Belah  destroying
Belial  Wicked, worthless
Belshazzar  master of the treasure
Belteshazzar  who lays up treasures in secret
Ben  a son
Benaiah  son of the Lord
Benammi  son of my people
Beneberak  sons of lightning
Benejaakan  sons of sorrow
Benhadad  son of Hadad or noise  
Benhail  son of strength
Benhanan  son of grace
Benjamin  son of the right hand
Benoni  son of my sorrow or pain  
Benzoheth  son of separation
Beon  in affliction
Beor  burning; foolish; mad
Bera  a well; declaring
Berachah  blessing; bending the knee
Berachiah  speaking well of the Lord
Beraiah  the choosing of the Lord
Berea  heavy; weighty
Bered  hail
Beri  my son; my corn
Beriah  in fellowship; in envy
Berith  covenant
A god
Bernice  one that brings victory
 the son of death
Berothai  wells; a cypress
Besai  a despising; dirty
Besodeiah  counsel of the Lord
Besor  glad news; incarnation
Betah  confidence
Beten  belly
Bethabara  the house of confidence
Bethanath  house of affliction
Bethany  the house of song; the house of affliction
Betharabah  house of sweet smell
Betharam  house of height
Bethaven  the house of vanity; of iniquity of trouble
Bethazmaveth  house of death’s strength
Bethbaalmeon  an idol of the dwelling-place
Bethbarah  the chosen house
Bethbirei  the house of my Creator, the house of my health  
Bethcar  the house of the lamb
Bethdagon  the house of corn, or of fish  
Bethdiblathaim  house of dry figs
Bethel  the house of God
Bethemek  house of deepness
Bether  Division or in the trial
Bethesda  house of pity or mercy
Bethezal  a neighbor’s house
Bethgader  a house for a mouse
Bethgamul  house of recompense or of the camel  
Bethhaccerem  house of the vineyard
Bethharan  house of grace
Bethhoron  house of wrath
Bethlebaoth  house of lionesses
Bethlehem  house of bread
Bethmarcaboth  house of bitterness wiped out
Bethmeon  house of the dwelling-place
Bethnimrah  house of rebellion
Bethpalet  house of expulsion
Bethpazzez  house of dividing asunder
Bethpeor  house of gaping or opening  
Bethphage  house of my month or of early figs  
Bethphelet  same as Beth-palet
Bethrapha  house of health
Bethsaida  house of fruits or of food or of snares  
Bethshan  Beth-shean house of the tooth or of ivory or of sleep  
Bethshemesh  house of the sun
Bethuel  filiation of God
Bethzur  house of a rock
Betonim  bellies
Bezai  eggs
Bezaleel  in the shadow of God
Bezek  lightning; in the chains
Bezer  vine branches

Names that start with the letter: Bi

Name Meaning
Bichri  first-born; first fruits
Bidkar  in compunction or sharp pain  
Bigthan  in the press; giving meat
Bigvai  in my body
Bildad  old friendship
Bileam  the ancient of the people; the devourer
Bilgah  ancient countenance
Bilhah  Bilhan who is old or confused  
Bilshan  in the tongue
Binea  son of the Lord
Binnui  building
Birsha  an evil; a son who beholds
Bishlam  in peace
Bithiah  daughter of the Lord
Bithron  divisions
Bithynia  violent precipitation
Bizjothjah  despite

Names that start with the letter: Bl, Bo,Bu,

Name Meaning Category
Blastus  that buds or brings forth
Boanerges  son of thunder
Boaz  or Booz in strength
Bocheru  the first born
Bochim  the place of weeping; or of mulberry-trees
Bohan  in them
Bozez  mud; bog
Bozrah  in tribulation or distress
Bukki  void
Bukkiah  the dissipation of the Lord
Bul  old age; perishing
the eighth
Hebrew month
Bunah  building; understanding
Bunni  building me
Buz  despised; plundered
Buzi  my contempt