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Origin & Meaning

The name Bella is of Latin and Italian origin.

The meaning of Bella is "beautiful".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 70  in baby name popularity for girls with 4050 occurrences.  It ranked 9688 in popular baby names for boys with 7 occurrences. 

View the Bella Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Bella has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Bella to other names.


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Some famous bearers of this name include: Bella Savitsky, Bella Abzug.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Bella in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Bella.

Just for fun, see the name Bella in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.