Alliterative Names: Benjamin


Name origin: Hebrew

Name meaning: Son of my right hand


Name origin: English (West Midlands)

Name meaning: of uncertain origin; possibly a nickname for an unruly child, or somebody who behaved like one, though this sense of brat is not recorded by OED before the 16th century. Alternatively, it may be derived from the older wordbrat(te) ‘apron’, ‘pinafore’ (of Celtic origin), as a nickname for someone who habitually wore one.