Beatrice - girls name

Beatrice name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 98%

Beatrice name meaning:

The name Beatrice is of Latin origin and means "she who brings happiness" or "bringer of joy." It is derived from the Latin word "beatus," which means blessed or happy. Beatrice is a name that exudes a sense of positivity and optimism.

Throughout history, the name Beatrice has been associated with strong and influential women. One of the most famous figures with this name is Beatrice Portinari, the beloved muse of Italian poet Dante Alighieri in his renowned work, "Divine Comedy." Beatrice symbolizes beauty, intelligence, and virtue in Dante's epic poem, making her an emblem of inspiration and aspiration.

Parents who choose the name Beatrice for their daughters often hope to instill qualities of happiness, joy, and blessings in their child's life. The name carries an air of elegance and sophistication, while also embodying qualities such as kindness, grace, and inner strength. Beatrice is a timeless name that remains popular due to its rich meaning and historical significance.

Origin: Latin

Bringer of joy.


Victorian names

Related names

Beatrice , Bea , Beat, Bee , Beitris, Trissie, Trixie

Other girls names beginning with B


Overall UK ranking: 99 out of 5581

515 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (99)
  • Scotland (363)

Historical popularity of Beatrice

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