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Gender: Male Origin of Bean: Word name

The name Bean is a boy's name of English origin. Bean and is often added to lists like Wonderful Word Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

The unisex word name Bean, distant cousin of the infamous Apple, was used for the name of a child of mysterious gender in Louise Penny's novel "A Rule Against Murder." While we can imagine Bean as a cute nickname for a yet-unnamed and unborn baby, we don't recommend it for real life.

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Famous People Named Bean

Kobe Bean Bryant, American basketball player
Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of musicians Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love
Danielle Elizabeth "Bean" McLean (@beansiie), Instagram influencer

Pop Culture References for the name Bean

Mr. Bean, popular character created and portrayed by Rowan Atkinson
Bean, character in Annie Barrows' "Ivy and Bean" series
Julian "Bean" Delphiki, character in Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" series
Bean Pole, character on TV's "The Worst Witch"