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pinWhat does Beulah mean?

Beulah /beu-lah/ as a girls' name is pronounced BYOO-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Beulah is "bride".

Biblical: a name symbolic of the heavenly Zion. Used to refer to Israel, and in John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress", Beulah is the promised land. First became used as a girl's name in the late 16th century. References to "Beulah land" appear in American spirituals. The name was made famous by Mae West's instruction to her maidservant: "Beulah, peel me a grape". American actress Beulah Bondi.


Beulah has 5 variants: Beaulah, Beula, Bewlah, Bulah and Byulah.

Affiliated girl name: Hephzibah.

Kreatif forms: Baylah, Beulo, Buelah. [more]

pinHow popular is Beulah?

Beulah is a very prominent first name for females (#360 out of 4276, Top 8%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#78326 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Presented below is the birth name history of Beulah for girls. Beulah reached its apex rank of #77 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Beulah name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the girl name Beulah and associated names. Popular variation forms of Beulah are Bulah, Beula and Beaulah. These relations of Beulah reached the apex of their popularity 124 years ago (adoption of 0.4%) and have become less popular since, with forms such as Bulah falling out of style.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Beulah, Beaulah, Beula, Bulah in U.S.

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

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Beulah is pronounced similarly to Baila, Bayla, Belia, Bella, Beyla, Billa and Byla. Other recommended similar baby names are Akilah, Azubah, Barah, Bea, Beah, Beata, Bebba, Becca, Beckah, Beda, Bel, Bell, Belle, Bellva, Bena, Bera, Berta, Beta, Beth, Betha, Betia, Breah, Brendah, Brennah, Debrah, Deijah, Dejah, Denah, Eilah, Elah, Eulah, Geelah, Geulah, Hediah, Hedyah, Ieshah, Jaylah, Kaelah, Kailah, Karlah, Kaylah, Keevah, Keilah, Kelulah, Keturah, Keziah, Laylah, Leah, Leelah, Leilah, Lelah, Lenah, Lubah, Lylah, Lyubah, Nailah, Neomah, Nessah, Petulah, Qeturah, Selmah, Serah, Seula, Sheilah, Tsilah, Tzilah, Zelmah and Zillah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Beulah.