Gender Feminine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. beh-LEHN

Meaning & History

Spanish form of Bethlehem, the name of the town in Judah where King David and Jesus were born. The town's name is from Hebrew בֵּית־לֶחֶם (Beit-lechem) meaning "house of bread".

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Depiction of ancient Bethlehem by Vasily Polenov (1882)Depiction of ancient Bethlehem by Vasily Polenov (1882)

People think this name is

classic   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Spain: December 25


Entry updated May 29, 2020