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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 is also pronounced similarly to Baila, Bayla, Belia, Beula, Beulah, Bewlah, Billa, Billi, Billy and Byla. Other suggested similar baby names are Bellva, Della, Hella, Mella, Nella, Pella and Rella.
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Popularity of Bella
Bella is a very popular first name for females (#1202 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15273 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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