Belén - Meaning of Belén

What does Belén mean?

[ 2 syll. be-l&eacut-e;n ] The baby girl name Belén is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced Bey-LEHN †. Belén is of Spanish origin. It is used mainly in English and Spanish. The name has been used in honor of King David's and Jesus' city of birth, Bethlehem, which is Belén in Spanish. The place name is itself derived via Greek from the Hebrew beit lachem. The name appeared in the Sharon Creech children's novel Bloomability (1998) as well as the popular Spanish television sitcom 'Aquí no hay quien viva' ('No One Can Live Here') (2003-2006).

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Belén is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Belén include Baline, Belen, Bliane, Blianne, Blyane, Blyanne, Bellina, Bellini, Béline, Blaen, Blaene, Blain, Blaine, Blane, Blayn, Blayne, Blime, Blom, Blum, and Blume.

† Pronunciation for Belén: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"



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