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Girl Names Starting with Bel-

Bel- baby names and what they mean, with 16 results. Bel- names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 2010 (USAGE OF 0.5%) and are somewhat less popular today (USAGE 0.3%, DOWN 32%), with names such as Belle becoming less in vogue. Belen (#922) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these, while Belles (TOP 10%) and Belli (10%) are popular Bel- last names.

Bel- names

Bel - Belva

Arabella and variantsBelle1, Bella1, Bel1
Var. of Arabella. Stems fr. Latin word. "Prayerful." Belle (UPPER 5%), like Beville (UPPER 14%), Welle (13%), is a popular -lle suffix surname.

Isabel and variantsBellita1, Belle2, Bella2, Bell1, Belita1, Belia, Belicia, Bel2
Forms of Isabel. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "God is my oath." Bell and Belle have diminished in favor as children's names circa the 1880s.

The name is used in English .. Not in Top 2000. See also Bellina.

Based on Spanish element. "Bethlehem." Adoption of Belen as a birth name in 2015 was up 11.9% compared to the previous year. See also Helen.

Form of Rosa. Stems fr. Latin language. "Rose." Beliarosa is rarely used as a birth name.

Belinda and variantsBelinda1, var. Belynda, Bellynda, Bellinda, Belle3, Belindra, Bel3, Belenda
Based on Italian language. "Beautiful." Belinda and Belle have trended downward in favor as children's names since the 1880s.

Elizabeth and variantsBelle4, Bella3, Bell2, Belita2
Forms of Elizabeth. Origin fr. Hebrew. "God is my oath." Belita is rarefied as a baby name among the versions of Elizabeth.

Belita3, var. Bellita2
Derived fr. Spanish. "Little beauty." Belita and Bellita are unique as baby names.

Based on English word. .. Also surname used as given name. Unisex name. Usage of Bell for girls has dwindled circa 1880-1889.

Bella and variantsBella4, var. Belva1, Bellissa, Belle5, Bell4, Bel4
Derivative of Italian, Latin words. "Beautiful." Adoption of Bella, Bel, etc. as children's names in 2015 was down 8.5% compared to 2014.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bel- names: Belen, Belia, Belinda, Bell, Bella

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bel- names: Belle, Belva, Belvia

Origin fr. Italian. "Blond." Not generally used as a birth name, Bellanca exists more often as a surname.

Var. of Blanche. Derivative of Old French, Old German words. "White, pure." Bellanca is an uncommon women's name, occurring often (top 23%) as a surname.

Form of Amabel. Source fr. Latin language. "Lovable, amiable." Belle is familiar (upper 25%) as a feminine name, and is found regularly (upper 5%) as a surname. See also Billey.

Belle and variantsBelle7, var. Belvia, Belva2, Bellina, Bellette, Bella5, Belisse, Bell5, Belinda2
Derivative of French word. "Beautiful." Belle and variants became less trendy in 2015, falling on average -15 positions as girls' names with Belinda leading the decline.

Bellona, var. Belona
Based on Latin language. "Goddess of battle." Compare last names Bellone, Bellora.

Belva and variantsBelva3, var. Bellva
.. Author Belva Plain. Somewhat common as baby names, Belva and Bellva are similar to the conventional Melva.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Bel- names for girls.

1. Bel - Belva
Arabella [Bel, Bella, Belle], Isabel [Bel, Bell, Bella, Belle, Belia, Belita, Bellita, Belicia], Belanna, Belen, Rosa [Beliarosa], Belinda [Bel, Belle, Belenda, Belynda, Bellynda, Belindra, Bellinda], Elizabeth [Bell, Bella, Belle, Belita], Belita [Bellita], Bell, Bella [Bel, Bell, Belle, Belva, Bellissa], Bellanca, Blanche [Bellanca], Amabel [Belle], Belle [Bell, Belva, Bella, Belvia, Belisse, Bellina, Belinda, Bellette], Bellona [Belona], Belva [Bellva]

Usage comparison for Bel- names