First name origins & meanings:

  1. Norse: To live or dwell
  2. Hebrew: Strong and fast
  3. Scandinavian: Commanding
  4. French: Beautiful

First name variations: Belynda, Belle, Linda, Bella, Belva, Bellini, Belita, Bell, Belladonna, Belva, Belvia, Balina, Balinah, Balinda, Ballinda, Ballindah, Belinda, Bow, Bo, Rainbo, Rainbow, Bo

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. French: nickname for a handsome man (perhaps also ironically for an ugly one), from Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ (Late Latin bellus). See also Bel.
  2. A Beau, also called Desjardins, from Brittany is documented in Canada in 1726.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Tanya Tucker, David Cassidy, Jamie-Lynn Sigler

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