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Bella Meaning


What does Bella mean?

The name Bella is of Latin and Italian origin.

The meaning of Bella is "beautiful".

Bella is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Be-lla.

The Given Name Bella

A short form of the name Isabella, or a name in its own right derived from the Italian adjective bella meaning "beautiful".

Bella is a diminutive of Isabella. See Isabella for further details.

Bella appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

A mesmerizing name that will be appealing to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Bella Swan, and Bella Thorne.

Bella Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 48 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,518 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 50 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,638 occurrences. It ranked 10,922 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 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.

Bella Related Names

Bella is a diminutive of Isabella.

Variants of the name Bella include Bello.

The name Belle is a form of Bella.

Famous Bellas

  • Bella Swan ~ Twilight character
  • Bella Thorne ~ Actress

Bella Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Bella.

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Bella 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.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Bella in Nautical Flags page.