BELLA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: BEL-ə   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of ISABELLA and other names ending in bella. It is also associated with the Italian word bella meaning "beautiful".
Related Names
VARIANTS: Belle, Issy, Izzy, Ibbie, Sabella
OTHER LANGUAGES: Zabel (Armenian), Elixabete (Basque), Elisabeth, Elisheba, Elizabeth (Biblical), Elisabet (Biblical Greek), Elisheba (Biblical Hebrew), Elisabeth (Biblical Latin), Elisaveta (Bulgarian), 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 (Polish), Isabel, Belinha, Elisabete, Isabela (Portuguese), 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)
Popularity
United States  ranked #58 
England and Wales  ranked #56 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #51 
Hungary  ranked #86 
Netherlands  ranked #318 
New Zealand  ranked #27 
Northern Ireland  ranked #48 
Scotland  ranked #83