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Bell (boy)

What does Bell mean?

Bell Pronunciation of Bell [bell] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Bell). Short form of Bellamy. Also possibly an occupational name for a bell-ringer.

Associated with: occupational.


2 alternative forms via Bellamy: Belamy and Bellemy.

1 feminine form: Belva.

Creative forms:
(male) Beley, Below, ..

(female) Belan, ll, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bell Nicholas (B.N.), ..

How popular is Bell?

Bell is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#67 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bell entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top rank of #1727 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Bell is pronounced similarly to Bail, Bale, Beal, Beale, Beall, Bealle, Bill, Bille, Buel, Buell, Buhl and Byll. Other suggested similar names are Abell, Axell, Bala, Bald, Balu, Beals, Bear, Beau, Beck, Beda, Bedall, Bede, Bedell, Ben, Benn, Bent, Berg, Berk, Berl, Berle, Bern, Bert, Bev, Bilal, Billy, Bly, Burl, Coll, Dell, Euell, Ewell, Gaell, Gall, Gill, Hall, Hill, Joell, Kell, Lyell, Neall, Neill, Noll, Odell, Pall, Peall, Pell, Poll, Sill, Till, Udell, Ull and Will. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bell.