First name origins & meanings:
- Spanish: Beautiful
- Hebrew: God's oath; dedicated
First name variations: Belynda, Linda, Bella, Belva, Beauty, Bellini, Belita, Bell, Belladonna, Belva, Belvia, Balina, Balinah, Balinda, Ballinda, Ballindah, Belinda, Bette, Betty, Elizabeth, Bestey, Belita, Besse, Bessie, Bessy, Betta, Betti, Bettine, Ealasidde, Elizabet, Elsabet, Elisabeth, Elisabetta, Elise, Elissa, Eilise, Elisa, Eliza, Elsa, Elsbeth, Babette, Beth, Bettina, Bet, Beta, Bess
Last name origins & meanings:
- Italian (Bellé): from a reduced derivative of
Bello, for example Belletto.
- French: from
Belle meaning ‘beautiful’. In medieval times this epithet was
often combined with a baptismal name, e.g. Bellemarie.
- German: habitational name from a place so named in the Lippe
- German spelling of Slovenian Bele, nickname
denoting a fair-haired or pale-skinned person, a derivative of
bel ‘white’, ‘light’, ‘fair’, formed with the suffix -e,
typically denoting a young person.
This name appears in the following lists:
Cowboys and Cowgirls