Gender Feminine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. beh-LEHN  [key·IPA]

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".

Related Names

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People think this name is

classic   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Spain: December 25


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


Entry updated May 29, 2020