What does Bethesda mean?
Bethesda [bethes-da] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Bethesda is "house of mercy". Bethesda pool in Jerusalem was supposed to have healing powers after being stirred by an angel.
(female) Bethesna, Bethesta, ..
(male) Bethesley, Bethesric, ..
How popular is Bethesda?
Bethesda is a rare first name for females and also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Bethesda for girls. Bethesda has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Suggested similar names are Altheda, Bathild, Bathilda, Bathseva, Batilda, Batista, Batsheba (see Bathsheba), Battista, Beatrisa, Beda, Bedeelia (see Bedelia), Bedelia, Beea, Behira, Belenda, Belinda▼, Bellinda, Bellissa, Belynda, Benecia, Benetta, Berbera, Berberia (see Barbara), Berberya (see Barbara), Bernarda, Bernessa, Bertha▼, Berthe, Berthilda, Berthilde, Bertilda, Bertuska (see Bertha), Beta, Beth▼, Betha, Bethanee, Bethaney, Bethani, Bethann, Bethanne, Bethanny, Bethany▼, Bethea, Bethel, Bethell, Bethelle (see Bethel), Betheney (see Bethany), Betheny, Bethia, Bethsheba, Bethuna, Betia, Betiana, Bets, Betsan, Betsie, Betsy▼, Betta, Bettina, Betts, Bithia, Breda, Brenda▼, Briseida, Ethelda, Matelda, Mathilda▼, Rasheeda, Rasheida, Reeda, Reseda, Richenda, Serhilda, Theida and Veeda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bethesda.See names in meaning and etymology.