B names

B β Б בּ ب w


BárbaraBelegBenedict – Benjamin – BethanyBettinaBlakeBojana –  Brandi – Brandon – BréaghaBrendaBrennusBrettBrianBrianna – Bruna – BrunoBurak


  • From: Feminine form derived from Greek βαρβαρος (barbaros)
  • Meaning: Foreign
  • Quenya: Ettelië (ettelëa+[ië] = foreign+[feminine names suffix])


  • From: Sindarin name
  • Meaning: Great, Mighty
  • Quenya: Túro (túra+[o] = adj. great+[masculine names suffix])

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  • From: Late Latin name BENEDICTVS. Variants include: Benicio, Benito, Bendt, Pentti, Benoit, Bence, Bettino, Bengt, Benesh, etc…
  • Meaning: Blessed.
  • Quenya: Almárëo (almárëa+[o] = adj. blessed+[masculine names suffix])



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  • From: the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin)
  • Meaning: “Son of the south” or “son of the right hand”
  • Quenya: Hyarmenion (hyarmen+[ion] = n. south+[‘son of’ suffix]) OR Formion (forma+[ion] = n. right hand+[‘son of’ suffix])

Hyarmenion Formion

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  • From: Name of a biblical town, possibly derived from Hebrew בֵּית־תְּאֵנָה (beit-te’enah)
  • Meaning: House of figs
  • Quenya: Yávemar (yávë+mar = fruit*+house). OBS.: There are no words for fig in Quenya and the etymology of the word could not help either, so the simple adaptation for “fruit”.


  • From: German or Italian roots.  In German it’s the diminutive of German Elisabeth, the German and Dutch variation of Elizabeth . In Italian, it’s the diminutive of Benedetta, the feminine form of Benedict coming from the Latin BENEDICTVS
  • Meaning: (see Elizabeth entry here also) Benedetta means blessed
  • Quenya: Eruvandë (Eru+vanda+[ë] = God+oath+[feminine names suffix]) or Almáriel (almarë = blessedness. Actually an existing Quenya name suitable for Bettina’s etymology)


  • From: English surname derived from the Old English blæc or blāc.
  • Meaning: Blæc means “black” and blāc means “pale”
  • Quenya: Moro (morë+[o] = black+[masculine names suffix] OR Maryo (marya+[o] = pale+[masculine names suffix]

Moro Maryo

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  • From: Slavic feminine form Бојана of Bojan derived from Slavic element boji.
  • Meaning: Battle
  • Quenya: Ohtë (ohta+[ë] = n. war, battle+[feminine names suffix])



  • From: English word brandy which comes ultimately from Dutch brandewijn.
  • Meaning: Burnt wine
  • Quenya: Uryamirë (uryaina+miru+[ë] =  burnt+wine+[feminine names suffix])



  • From: Surname which was derived from a place name in Old English. It is sometimes used as a variant of Brendan which comes from BRENDANVS, the Latinized form of Irish name Bréanainn which was derived from a Welsh word. 
  • Meaning: The Place name in Old English means “hill covered with broom”. The Welsh word which originated Bréanainn means “prince”
  • Quenya: Tussambo (tussa+ambo = bush+hill) OR Haryon (haryon = prince)

Tussambo Haryon


  • From: Scottish Gaelic word brèagha
  • Meaning: Beautiful
  • Quenya: Vanima (vanima = beautiful)



  • From: Possibly a feminine form of Old Norse name Brandr. Also, sometimes associated as the feminine form of Brendan. Variants include: Brenna, Brennan (masculine), etc.
  • Meaning: Brandr means “sword”. 
  • Quenya: Macillë (macil+[lë] = sword+[feminine names suffix])


  • From: Latinized form of a Celtic name (or title)
  • Meaning: King, prince or even raven
  • Quenya: Aran (aran = king) or Haryon (haryon = prince, heir)


  • From: Middle English surname Brett
  • Meaning: A Breton (inhabitant of Brittany)
  • Quenya: Hret (orthographic adaptation, not based on etymology)


  • From: possibly old Celtic bre
  • Meaning: Hill, or by extension high, noble
  • Quenya: Ambo (hill) or Arato (a noble)


  • From: Feminine form of  Irish/English name Brian.
  • Meaning: See Brian entry here.
  • Quenya: Ambiel (ambo+[iel] = n. hill+[feminine names suffix]) or Artanis (noble woman)

Ambiel Artanis


  • From: Feminine form of German name Bruno which is derived from the Germanic element brun
  • Meaning: See Bruno entry here.
  • Quenya: Varnië (varnë+[ië] = brown+[feminine names suffix])



  • From: Derived from the Germanic element brun
  • Meaning: Brown
  • Quenya: Varnon (varnë+[on] = brown+[masculine names suffix])


  • From:  Arabic براق (Buraq), the name of the legendary creature that, according to Islamic tradition, transported the Prophet Muhammad. Its name is derived from Arabic برق (barq).
  • Meaning:  برق (barq) means “lightning”
  • Quenya: Élon (élë+[on] = n. flashy light, lightning+[masculine names suffix])

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