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Names beginning with the Greek B are usually translated with the English B, but some names are traditionally translated with the English V, e.g. Βίκτορος = Victor

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Babylas, Hieromartyr, Bishop of Antioch 

Babylas, Martyr

Babylas, Hieromartyr

Babylas, Ascetic

Bacchus, Greatmartyr 

Bacchus, Ascetic martyr of St. Savva Monastery

Bacchus, Martyr

Bacchus, Martyr in Morea

Bachthisoes, Martyr

Badilo, Abbot of Leuze in Hainault in Belgium

Badimus, Ascetic Martyr 

Badulf [Badour, Badolf] Abbot of Ainay near Lyons in France

Bain (Bainus, Bagnus), Patron-saint of Calais

Baisar, Martyr  

Baithin (Comin, Cominus), Abbot of Iona in Scotland 

Bajulus, Martyr

Balbina, Daughter of Quirinus the martyr

Balda,  Abbess of Jouarre in France

Baldegundis, Abbess of Saint-Croix in Poitiers in France

Balderic (Baudry), Son of Sigebert I, King of Austrasia

Baldomerus (Galmier) Ascetic

Baldred (Balther),  A priest in Lindisfarne in England 

Baldwin (Baudoin), Son of St Salaberga

Balention or Valention, Martyr

Balin (Balanus, Balloin), Ascetic of Connaught in Ireland  

Balthasar, of the three Magi 

Bandaridus (Banderik, Bandery), Bishop of Soissons in France

Baptus, Martyr

Baqar, Martyr 

Barachesius, Martyr

Barachos, Martyr

Baradatus, Ascetic  

Baras, Ascetic

Barbara, Greatmartyr 

Barbara, Newmartyr of Russia  

Barbarus, Martyr

Barbarus, Martyr

Barbarus,  Martyr in Thessaly, The Robber

Barbarus, of Pentapolis, The Outpourer of Myrrh 

Bareria see Valeria

Bares or Baris, Martyr

Barbatian, A priest from Antioch

Barbatus (Barbas), Bishop of Benevento in Italy

Barbolenus,  Abbot of St Peter's, France

Barbolenus, Abbot of Bobbio in Italy

Bardo, Archbishop of Mainz

Bardzim, Martyr 

Barlaam or Varlaam, Martyr of Antioch  

Barlaam or Varlaam, Ascetic Martyr of Caesarea, Cappadosia

Barlaam, Abbot of Khutyn Novgorod  

Barlaam, Ascetic, Russian  

Barlaam, of Keretsk 

Barlaam, Ascetic of Shenkursk

Barlaam, Ascetic of Antioch

Barnabas, Apostle of the 70, Patron Saint of Cyprus 

Barnabas, Martyr

Barnabas, Ascetic, Abbot of Dochiariou Monastery, Athos 

Barnabas, of the 13 Martyrs of Kantara, Cyprus 

Barnabas, Ascetic of Basa, Cyprus  

Barnabas, Ascetic of Peristerona, Cyprus  

Barnabas, Ascetic  

Barnabas, Ascetic, Abbot of Vetluga

Barnard, Bishop of Vienne

Barontius, Ascetic

Barr (Finbar, Barrocus),  Bishop of Cork 

Barrfoin (Bairrfhionn, Barrindus), of Ireland 

Barrog (Barrwg, Barnoch, Barry), A disciple of St Cadoc of Wales

Barsabas, Martyr

Barsanuphius, Bishop of Tver 

Barsanuphius, The Great, Ascetic 

Barsanuphius

Barsanuphius, Ascetic of Optina 

Barsenorius, Abbot of La-Croix-Saint-Leuffroi in France

Barsimeus, Hieromartyr

Barsimus, Martyr

Barsus, Confessor, Bishop of Edessa

Barsus, Bishop of Damascus

Bartholomew, Apostle 

Baruch, Prophet    

Baruch, Ascetic

Baruchius, Martyr

Barulas, Martyr

Barypsabas, Martyr

Bases, Martyr

Basianus or Basian, Ascetic

Basil [Basilius], The Great, Archbishop of Caesarea    

Basil, Father of Basil the Great

Basil, Archbishop of Thessalonica, Confessor  

Basil, Hieromartyr of Ancyra 

Basil, Metropolitan of Trapezun

Basil, Bishop of Parius 

Basil, Bishop of Patelarias

Basil, Bishop of Epiphania, Syria, Hieromartyr 13c

Basil,  of Seleucia   

Basil, Martyr

Basil, Martyr

Basil, Martyr of Ancyra

Basil, Martyr

Basil, Martyr of Apollonia in Macedonia

Basil, Martyr of Megara  

Basil, Martyr

Basil, Ascetic, Confessor of Decapolis    

Basil, Ascetic

Basil, Ascetic

Basil, Ascetic

Basil, Ascetic, of Iberia

Basil, of Antioch

Basil, Uncle of St. Eustratius the Wonderworker [+9th c]

Basil, Deacon

Basil, Hieromartyr, Russian

Basil, Equal to the Apostles, Russian

Basil, The Fool for Christ, Wonderworker, Russian 

Basil, The Blessed of Kubensk

Basil, [Prince Vladimir] Equal to the Apostles, Russian 

Basil (Vasilko), Prince of Rostov

Basil, Emperor, of Macedonia

Basil, Son of David, Last Emperor of Trapezoun, 1463 

Basil, Bishop of Aix en Provence in France

Basil, Bishop of Bologna in Italy

Basil, Bishop of Ostrog in Montenegro, Serbia 

Basil, Bishop of Ryazan 

Basil, New Hieromartyr, Bishop of Chernigov 1918

Basil, (Luzgin), Priest, New Hieromartyr of Glazomicha (1918)

Basil, Vsevolodovich, Prince of Yaroslavl  

Basil, of Mangazeya in Siberia  

Basil, Ascetic of Solovki

Basil, of Poiana Marului 

Basil Ratishvili, of Georgia

Basil, of Georgia, Son of King Bagrat III

Basileus, Bishop of Cherson

Basileus, Bishop of Braga in Portugal

Basileus, Martyr

Basileus, Bishop of Amasea, Hieromartyr  

Basilides, Martyr  of Crete 

Basilides, Martyr

Basilides, Martyr

Basiliscus, Martyr 

Basiliscus, Martyr   

Basiliscus, Martyr

Basilissa, Martyr of Nicomedia  

Basilissa, Martyr

Basilissa, Martyr at Corinth

Basilissa, Martyr

Basilissa, Martyr

Basilissa, Martyr

Basilissa, Martyr

Basilissa, Martyr, Wife of King Maxentius

Basilissa, Abbess of Oehren near Trier in Germany

Basilla, Martyr

Basilla, Martyr

Basinus, Bishop of Trier in Germany

Basolus (Basle), Ascetic, Wonderworker

Bassa, Patrician

Bassa, Martyr

Bassa, Martyr

Bassa, Martyr

Bassa, Martyr

Bassian, Bishop of Lodi in Lombardy

Bassian

Bassian, Ascetic of Pertomsk, Solovki

Bassian, of Uglich

Bassian, Martyr

Bassoes, Martyr

Bassus, Martyr

Bassus, Bishop of Nice in France

Bassus, Martyr

Batas, Hieromartyr, Persian

Bathildis, Regent of France  

Bathuses or Aathuses

Baudacarius, A monk at Bobbio in the north of Italy

Baudelius, Martyr

Bautha, Virgin-martyr

Bavo, Ascetic

Baya, Abbess in Scotland 

Bean, Bishop of Mortlach in Banff in Scotland 

Beata, Martyr

Beatrice, (Beatrix) Martyr  

Beatus, A monk at Liebana

Beatus, Apostle of Switzerland 

Bebea, Martyr

Bebea, Martyr

Bebea, Martyr

Becan (Began), One of the 'Twelve Apostles of Ireland 

Becan, Ascetic near Cork in Ireland  

Bechianus, Ascetic of Cyprus 

Bede the Younger, Ascetic

Bede the Venerable, of Wearmouth-Jarrow 

Bega (Begh, Bee), Founder of convent in Cumberland 

Begga, Abbess in Andenne on the Meuse in Belgium

Begu, A nun at Hackness in Yorkshire in England 

Bele [Bela, Vela]

Belerad (Virilad), Martyr at Nicopolis in Armenia

Bendimianus, Ascetic

Benedict, Bishop, Founder of monastery of Wearmouth and Jarrow  

Benedict of Aniane, Founder of a monastery in Languedoc

Benedict Revelli, Bishop of Albenga

Benedict Crispus, Archbishop of Milan

Benedict of Campania,

Benedict of Szkalka

Benedict II, Pope of Rome

Benedict, Ascetic, Wonderworker of Nursia

Benedict, Bishop of Angers in the west of France.

Benedict of Macerae

Benedict of Sebaste, Bishop of Sebaste in Samaria

Benedict, Ascetic, Martyr

Benedict,New Ascetic Martyr of Serron, Martyred in Thessalonica 1821

Benedicta, Ascetic

Benedicta, Sister of Sts Augustine and Sanctian

Benedicta, Abbess of Susteren in the Rhineland in Germany

Benedicta, Virgin-Martyr in Laon in France

Benedicta, Martyr 

Benedimus, Martyr

Benerius, Martyr

Benignus, Hieromartyr

Benignus, Abbot of Fontenelle in France

Benignus, Bishop of Utrecht in Holland

Benignus, Martyr

Benignus, Ascetic

Benignus (Benen), Bishop in Ireland 

Benignus, Archbishop of Milan in Italy

Benjamin, Patriarch [Old Testament] 

Benjamin, Hieromartyr, Deacon in Persia  

Benjamin, Martyr   

Benjamin, Ascetic

Benjamin, Martyr of Sinai and Raithu 

Benjamin, Metropolitan of Petrograd and Gdovsk 1922

Benjamin, Martyr, Deacon 

Benildis, Martyr of Cordoba in Spain

Benno, Bishop of Metz in France

Benoust, Deacon, martyr of Romania

Beoadh (Beatus), Bishop of Ardcarne in Roscommon in Ireland 

Beoc (Beanus, Dabeoc, Mobeoc), Founder of a monastery in Ireland

Beocca, Martyr, Abbot of Chertsey, Surrey  

Berach (Barachias, Berachius), Patron-saint of Kilbarry in Ireland 

Berarius, Bishop of Le Mans in France

Bercharius, Martyr, Abbot of Hautvilliers

Bercthun (Bertin), Abbot of Beverley in England 

Beregisus, Founded monastery of Saint Hubert in the Ardennes in France

Berina  [Verina or Verena], Martyr

Berius, Martyr

Berlinda (Berlindis, Bellaude), Ascetic

Bernard of Arce, Ascetic

Bernard of Bagnorea (of Castro), Bishop of Vulcia in Tuscany

Berno, Founder of  monasteries at Gigny, Bourg-Dieu, Massay and Cluny

Bernold, Wonderworker of Ottobeuren in Bavaria in Germany

Bernwald (Beornwald), Priest in Bampton in Oxfordshire

Bernward (Berward), Bishop of Hildesheim in Germany

Bertha, Martyr, Foundress of Avenay in France

Bertha, abbess of convent of Blangy in Artois in France

Bertha, Ascetic

Berthaldus (Bertaud), Priest in the Ardennes in France

Berthanc (Berchan), Bishop of Kirkwall

Bertharius, Martyr, of the royal house of France

Berthoald, Bishop of Cambrai Arras in France

Bertilia, Ascetic

Bertilla, Abbess of Chelles

Bertilo, Martyr, Abbot of St Benignus in Dijon in France

Bertin the Younger, A monk at Sithin in France

Bertin, Abbot of Sithin

Bertoara, Abbess of Notre-Dame-de-Sales in Bourges in France

Bertrand (Bertram, Bertran, Ebertram), Abbot of Saint-Quentin

Bertrand, Bishop of Le Mans

Bertuin, Bishop

Bertulf, Priest, Belgium

Bertulf, Abbot in Bobbio in Italy

Beryllus, Bishop of Catana

Besas, Martyr of Alexandria

Bessarion I, Archbishop of Larissa

Bessarion II, Archbishop of Larissa 

Bessarion, Ascetic of Egypt  

Bessarion, Ascetic, Wonderworker of Egypt

Bessarion, Martyr, Bishop of Smolyan    

Bessarion, Ascetic Newmartyr of Romania 1750

Bessarion, Martyr of St. David Gareji Monastery, Georgia

Betharius, Bishop of Chartres in France

Betran, Bishop of Lesser Scythia 

Bettelin (Bertram),  Patron of Stafford in England 

Bettelin (Bertram), Disciple of St Guthlac of Crowland in England 

Betto, Bishop of Auxerre

Beuno, of Wales

Beza (Bisos), Martyr soldier of Alexandria

Bianor, Martyr

Bibiana (Vibiana, Vivian), Martyr

Biblis (Biblides), Martyr  

Bibus, Ascetic, Deacon

Bidzini of Georgia  

Bieuzy, Martyr

Bilfrid (Billfrith), Ascetic at Lindisfarne 

Bilhild, Founder of convent of Altenmünster in Mainz

Birillus, Bishop of Catania

Birinus, Bishop in Genoa, Apostle of Wessex 

Birnstan (Beornstan), Bishop of Winchester 

Bitheus, Disciple of  St Finian of Clonard, Ireland 

Bithonius, Martyr

Bitimion, Ascetic

Bladus, Bishop of the Isle of Man 

Blaesilla, Daughter of St Paula

Blaise, Hieromartyr, Bishop of Sebaste    

Blaise, Bishop of Rome

Blaise, Martyr, Bucolus 

Blaise, Ascetic

Blaise, of Sklabena, Acarnania  

Blaise, Martyr

Blaise, Founder of Monastery Hodegetria, Cyprus 

Blaithmaic (Blathmac, Blaithmale), Martyr, An abbot from Ireland 

Blanda, Martyr

Blane (Blaan, Blain), Bishop in Scotland 

Blandina, Martyr

Blandina, Martyr of Lyons 

Blath (Flora), A cook at St Brigid's convent in Kildare

Blidulf (Bladulf), A monk at Bobbio in Italy

Blinlivet (Blevileguetus), Bishop of Vannes in Brittany

Blitharius (Blier), of Scotland 

Blitmund, Abbot of monastery of Leucone

Boadin, Ascetic

Bobinus, Bishop of Troyes

Bobo (Beuvon), Ascetic

Bodagisil, Abbot of a monastery on the Meuse in Belgium

Bodfan (Bobouan), Patron saint of Abern in Gwynedd in Wales 

Bodo, Bishop of Toul

Boetharius, Bishop of Chartres in France

Boethian, A disciple of St Fursey 

Boethus, Martyr

Bogolep, Child Schemamonk

Boisil (Basil), Abbot of Melrose 

Bolcan (Olcan), Bishop of Derkan in Ireland. 

Bolonia, Martyr

Bond (Baldus), Ascetic

Boniface, Martyr of Tarsus  

Boniface Curitan, Bishop of Ross

Boniface IV, Pope of Rome

Boniface of Tarsus, Martyr

Boniface, Bishop of Ferentino in Tuscany

Boniface, Archbishop of Mainz, Apostle of Germany 

Boniface, Father of 12 Brothers commemorated on Sept 1

Boniface I, Pope of Rome

Boniface, Martyr

Boniface, Martyr

Boniface, Martyr

Boniface, Martyr, Deacon

Bonitus (Bont), Bishop of Clermont

Bonitus, Abbot of Montecassino

Bononius, Abbot of Lucedio in Piedmont

Bonosa, Martyr

Bonus, Martyr

Booz, The Righteous 

Boris [and Gleb], Martyr, Russian 

Boris, [Michael], Equal of the Apostles, Prince of Bulgaria

Borus

Bosa, Bishop of York 

Bosbas, Martyr

Bostrycius, martyr

Boswell (Boisil), Abbot of Melrose in Scotland 

Botolph or Botulf,  Founder of monastery at Iken in Suffolk

Bova, Abbess of convent of St Peter in Rheims in France

Boyan, Martyr

Bradan,  Venerated in the Isle of Man 

Brandan, Abbot, Ireland 

Branko (Dobrosavljevic), New Hieromartyr

Brannoc [Brennock], Founder of a monastery in Braunton 

Branwallader, Bishop in Jersey

Braulio, Archbishop of Saragossa

Breaca, A disciple of St Brigid

Bregwin, Archbishop of Canterbury

Brendan the Navigator, Ascetic of Ireland  

Brendan of Birr, in Offaly, Ireland 

Bretanius, Bishop of Tomisou, Constantsa, Rumania, 381

Briarch, A monk in Wales 

Briavel, Ascetic

Brice (Britius, Brixius), Bishop of Tours

Brictius, Bishop of Martola, Italy

Brieuc (Briocus, Brioc), Founder of monastery in Tréguier

Brigid (Briga), of Kilbride 

Brigid, Martyr

Brigid (Bridget, Bride), Second patron-saint of Ireland 

Brigid, Ascetic 

Brihtwold, of Wilton  

Brithwald (Brihtwald), Archbishop of Canterbury 

Brithwald, Bishop of Ramsbury 

Brito (Britonius), Bishop of Trier in Germany

Britta, Virgin

Bron, Bishop of Cassel-Irra near Sligo in Ireland 

Bronach (Bromana), Called the Virgin of Glen-Seichis

Brothen, Patron-saint of Llanbrothen in Wales 

Bruno, Bishop of Würzburg in Germany

Bruno-Boniface, Archbishop of Mersburg

Bruno, Bishop of Cologne in Germany

Bruno, Ascetic

Brychan, A King in Wales 

Brynach (Bemach, Bemacus), of Gwynedd in Wales 

Bryena [Bryana], Ascetic  

Bucolus, Bishop of Smyrna   

Budimir Sokolovic, of Dobrun, New Hieromartyr, 1945 

Budoc (Budeaux), Bishop of Dol

Buithe (Buite, Boethius), of Scotland 

Burchard, Bishop of Worms

Burchard, Bishop of Würzburg

Burgundofara (or Fara), Abbess of Faremoutiers

Buriana, Ascetic

Busiris, Martyr

Byblig (Biblig, Peblig, Piblig, Publicius), Ascetic, Wales 

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