Given Name BELLA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: BEL-ə  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of ISABELLA and other names ending in bella. It is also associated with the Italian word bella meaning "beautiful".
VARIANTS: Belle, Ibbie, Issy, Izzy, Sabella
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheva (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta (Bulgarian), Elisabet (Catalan), Elizabeta (Croatian), Alžběta (Czech), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella (Danish), Elisabeth, Isabella, Isabelle, Isa, Liesbeth, Lijsbeth (Dutch), Eliisabet (Estonian), Elisabet (Finnish), Élisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle (French), Sabela (Galician), Elisabed (Georgian), Elisabeth, Isabel, Isabelle, Isa, Isabell, Isabella (German), Elisavet (Greek), Elikapeka (Hawaiian), Elisheva (Hebrew), Erzsébet, Izabella (Hungarian), Elísabet (Icelandic), Eilís, Eilish, Isibéal, Sibéal (Irish), Elisabetta, Isabella (Italian), Elžbieta (Lithuanian), Elisaveta (Macedonian), Ealisaid (Manx), Ibb (Medieval English), Isabel (Medieval Occitan), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella (Norwegian), Isabèl (Occitan), Elżbieta, Izabela, Izabella, Iza (Polish), Isabel, Belinha, Elisabete, Isabela (Portuguese), Izabel (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Elisabeta, Isabela, Isabella (Romanian), Elizaveta, Yelizaveta (Russian), Ealasaid, Elspet, Elspeth, Iseabail, Ishbel, Isobel, Beileag (Scottish), Jelisaveta (Serbian), Alžbeta (Slovak), Elizabeta (Slovene), Isabel, Ysabel, Elisabet, Isa, Isabela (Spanish), Elisabet, Elisabeth, Isabella (Swedish), Yelyzaveta (Ukrainian)

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Entry updated December 3, 2014