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Gender: F Meaning of Bee: "she who brings happintess" Origin of Bee: Diminutive of Beatrice

We've seen Beatrice and Beatrix climb in popularity, along with traditional nickname Bea. And now there's Bee, giving it a buzzy nature world spin, plus a tie to popular late night TV''s Samantha Bee, not to mention Aunt Bee on the old The Andy Griffith Show TV show..

Famous People Named Bee

Behati "Bee" Prinsloo, Namibian supermodel
Katherine "Bee" Shaffer (b. 1987), daughter of Vogue editor Anna Wintour
Bee Williamson, daughter of musician Harry Williamson
Samantha Bee, American comedienne and TV personality

Pop Culture References for the name Bee

Arabella Beatrice "Bee" Hemming, main character in "Sister" by Rosamund Lupton
Bee Branch, from "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" a novel by Maria Semple
"Bee and Puppycat," animated web series
Bee, main character in 'Beholding Bee" by Kimberly Fusco
Mary Bee Cuddy, main character in film "The Homesman"
Bee--an insect
Burt's Bees, American natural personal care company