Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

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Bella meaning and name origin

Bella \b(el)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced BELL-ah. It is of Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Bella is "beautiful". Also a short form of Isabel or Isabella (Hebrew) "God's promise". Author/politician Bella Abzug; author Belva Plain.

Bella has 7 variant forms: Bel, Bell, Belle, Bellissa, Belva, Beyla and Labella.

For more information, see also related names Belinda, Claribel, Arabella and Elizabeth.

Baby names that sound like Bella are Beyla, Beula, Billa, Belia and Pella.

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Popularity of Bella

Bella is a very popular first name for women (#1202 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15273 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Bella compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Bella only.

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