Home > Bethel

Bethel (girl)

What does Bethel mean?

Bethel Pronunciation of Bethel [bethel] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Bethel) is pronounced BETH-el. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Bethel is "house of God". Biblical place name: the spot where Abraham built an altar.

Associated with: biblical.

Variations

Bethel has 6 variants: Beth, Bethell, Bethelle, Bethuel, Bethuna and Bethune.

Creative forms:
(female) Betel, ..

(male) Bethley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bethel Blake (B.B.), ..

How popular is Bethel?

Bethel is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2201 out of 4276, Top 51%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#4483 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bethel entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #680 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bethel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bethel outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Beth is the only other prominent varying form of Bethel. These relations of Bethel were popular as baby names in the 1960s (usage of 0.3%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bethel, Beth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Beth outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeriel, Barbel, Batel, Bathild, Beah, Beate, Beatie, Beckee, Becker, Bee, Beebee, Beige, Bel, Bell, Belle, Bente, Bentlea, Bentley, Berget, Bernee, Berte, Bertha, Berthe, Bertie, Beryl, Bet, Beta, Betha, Bethan, Bethanee, Bethani, Bethann, Bethany, Bethea, Betheney (see Bethany), Betheny, Bethesda, Bethia, Bethie, Bethy, Bethzy, Betia, Bets, Betsan, Betsey, Betsie, Betta, Bette, Betti, Betts, Betty, Bettye, Bevie, Blythe, Brette, Chel, Ehtel, Erthel (see Eartha), Etel, Ethel, Fennel, Gretel, Grethel, Hether, Itzel, Jeriel, Leisel, Leizel, Lethe, Merel, Meriel, Neel, Nekoel, Rahel and Richel. These names tend to be less frequently used than Bethel.

See names
in meaning and etymology.

[Top]