Bella - girls name

Bella name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Bella name meaning:

The name Bella is of Italian and Latin origin and has various meanings depending on the context. In Italian, it is derived from the word "bella," which translates to "beautiful" or "pretty." This name is often associated with feminine charm and elegance. In Latin, Bella can be derived from the word "bellum," which means "war" or "battle." In this context, Bella may symbolize strength and resilience.

The name Bella gained significant popularity in recent years, partly due to its association with the fictional character Bella Swan from the Twilight series. However, the name itself has a timeless appeal and can be found in various cultures and languages. It is often chosen for its simplicity, grace, and positive connotations. With its beautiful meaning, the name Bella is a popular choice for parents seeking a name that embodies beauty, strength, and femininity for their daughter.

Origin: Latin

Form of Belle. Beauty.


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Related names

Belle , Bell, Bella , Bellini

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Overall UK ranking: 72 out of 5581

730 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (63)
  • England (71)
  • Wales (97)

Historical popularity of Bella

The graph below shows the popularity of the girls's name Bella from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Bella in 2024