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Gender: Female Meaning of Bee: "she who brings happiness" Origin of Bee: Animal name or diminutive of Beatrice

The name Bee is a girl's name meaning "she who brings happiness". Bee and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

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. Bee can theoretically be short for any girl names starting with B.

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Famous People Named Bee

Behati "Bee" Prinsloo, Namibian supermodel
Bee Vang, American actor
Bee Yang, Hmong-American singer and father of writer Kao Kalia Yang
Katherine "Bee" Shaffer (b. 1987), daughter of Vogue editor Anna Wintour
Bianca "Bee", of HeyImBee Youtube gaming channel
Bee Williamson, daughter of musician Harry Williamson
Samantha Bee, Canadian-American comedienne and TV personality

Pop Culture References for the name Bee

Beatrice "Aunt Bee" Taylor, character on "The Andy Griffith Show"
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
Bee, character in "The Babysitter"
Mary Bee Cuddy, main character in film "The Homesman"
Burt's Bees, American natural personal care company