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pinWhat does Bedelia mean?

Bedelia /be-de-lia/ as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Bedelia is "exalted one".

Variant of Bridget by way of Biddy. Literary: a very literal-minded maid named Amelia Bedelia features in a popular series of children's books. Actress Bonnie Bedelia.


Bedelia has 3 variants: Bedeelia, Bidella and Delia.

Kreatif forms: Bedelo, Berdelia, Betil. [more]

pinHow popular is Bedelia?

Bedelia is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Bedelia is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bridget (#536 from recent data) and Delia are the prominent alternative forms of Bedelia (outside Top 1000). These relations of Bedelia were favored by parents during the years 1880-1889 (median #241) and are now much less widespread (#768, 69.4%), with the forms Bridget and Delia becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Bedelia and affiliated names. (Top Birth Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bridget, Delia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bedelia and related baby names outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Adelia, Aemelia, Ardelia, Audelia, Belia, Benecia, Cecelia, Celesia, Cerelia, Deelia, Fecelia, Fedelma, Fidelia, Keelia, Kodelia, Leelia, Medeia, Meelia, Neelia, Odelia, Odolia, Secelia, Seelia, Udelia and Weslia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bedelia.