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Meaning and Origin of: Beatrice girl

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First name origin & meaning:

Latin: Happy

First name variations: Beatrix, Beatriz, Bea, Beah, Beattie, Beatirsa, Trixie, Beezus, Beate, Beatty

Last name origin & meaning:

Italian and French (Béatrice): from a medieval female personal name borne in honor of a 4th-century saint, martyred together with her brothers Simplicius and Faustinus. Her name was originally Viātrix meaning ‘traveler’ (a feminine form of viātor, from via ‘way’), a name adopted by early Christians in reference to the journey through life, and Christ’s description of himself as ‘the way, the life, and the truth’; it was later altered as a result of folk etymological association with Latin beatus ‘blessed’.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Alan Alda, Sarah Ferguson, Paul McCartney, Andrew Mountbatten-Windsor - Prince of England, Bryce Dallas Howard

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