What does Beatrice mean?
Italian and French form of Beatrix, from Viatrix, the original form in Latin and feminine form of Viator. Beatrix was a saint martyred in Rome, together with Saints Faustinus and Simplicius, in the early fourth century. Beatrice was occasionally used in England in the Middle Ages, and revived in the 19th century. Queen Victoria named one of her daughters Beatrice. Literary: beloved heroine of Dante's "Divine Comedy" and of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing". Entertainer Beatrice Lillie; writer Beatriz Potter; actress Bea Arthur; Queen Beatriz of the Netherlands.
Beatrice▼ has 24 variants: Bea, Beah, Beatie, Beatrica, Beatris, Beatrisa, Beatriss, Beatrix, Beatriz▼, Beattie, Bebe, Bee, Beea, Beeatrice, Beeatris, Beeatrisa, Beeatriss, Beeatrissa, Beeatrix, Beitris, Beitriss, Trix, Trixie and Trixy.more]
How popular is Beatrice?
Beatrice is a very prominent first name for females (#170 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#22222 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Beatrice for girls. Beatrice reached its highest position of #38 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is at #601 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Leatrice, Beatriz and Betty are the popular variation forms of Beatrice (#601 from recent data) appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Beatrice were popular as baby names during 1920-1929 (adoption of 0.678%) and are now significantly less popular (adoption 0.1%, down 85.3%), with the forms Betty, Beatriz, Leatrice and Beatrice becoming less stylish. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Beatrice and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Alarice, Artrice, Barrie, Beate, Beranice, Berenice, Berneice, Bernice, Berrie, Bertie, Bertine, Bertrade, Bertrice, Bethie, Betsie, Bettie, Bettine, Brandice, Branice, Caprice, Catrice, Catrine, Cerice, Chantrice, Charice, Clairice, Clarice, Clayrice, Darice, Fabrice, Jeanice, Kaprice, Katrice, Katrine, Klarice, Latrice, Laurice, Letice, Letrice, Lettice, Marice, Mertice, Narice, Nerice, Patreice, Patrica, Patrice, Patryce, Petrine and Sharice. These names tend to be less frequently used than Beatrice.