Bella Name Meaning & Origin

Bella

Pronunciation: BEHL-ə (key)

Origin of the name Bella:

Derived from the Latin bella (beautiful). The name is also used as a short form of any of the names containing the element bella. Var: Belle.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Note that with the popularity of Twilight, this is going to be a very popular name for the next few years. It is a beautiful name, but if you want a not so common name or don't want your daughter to be "one of the 6 Bellas" in her class all through out her school years you may want to try a less common variation of this name or just look for another name entirely. Might work for a babys nick name, but older this name does not work. People seem to either love or hate the name. Not a very pretty name overall. Its a name for an object or a pet, not a baby girl. Think long and hard before naming your child bella. Bella-anne, bella-rose is the only way to make this name even more ugly.

First of all my daughter is named Bella,and if you look and do research about the empowerment of the name Bella you will see that giving your daughter this name is in every form a positive name. Bella is probably one of the most amazing names you can give your daughter. By giving her this name she will be empowered to be artistic, to be the brightest light in the room, she will know when someone is being true to her and she will be caustious in finding her mate, as well as friends. Bellas are very strong minded and though they seem shy at first, once she is comfortable with you she will be an open book. They are as loyal as they come and have some of the most amazing talents and out looks on life. She will have strength, independence, know how, honor, and loyalty!! And dont think she will just fall for any guy, no, no, they are very picky and no what they want!! So to the lady that wrote the first part of this blog, you dont have a clue, SERIOUSLY!!! DOESNT WORK, HAHA, IT NOT ONLY WORKS, IT IS A NAMED THAT IS LOVED BY ALL CULTURES AND CREEDS!!

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Nicknames for Bella: | Edit

Belle, Bells, Ella, Ell, Elly, Bellaboo, Bellaboobear, Babs, Bella Ella,

Meanings and history of the name Bella: | Edit

From Latin, meaning "beautiful".

Famous real-life people named Bella: | Edit

Annabella "Bella" Thorne, American child actress
Bella Abzug, American congresswoman

Bella in song, story & screen: | Edit

"A Wedding for Bella"--movie about a lovable, elderly Italian woman named Bella who wants her daughter to marry and have a family
"Bella" Italian pop song by Jovanotti
"Earth to Bella" song by Incubus

Bella Swan, the main character in the Twilight series.
Bella Goth, a character of the Sims series of games.
Bella sister in the tale of the two sisters, and Ever after high

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