[ 2 syll. be-len, bel-en ] The baby girl name Belen is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as BEHL-ehN †. Belen is of Spanish origin and it is also used mainly in Spanish. The name Belen means 'bethlehem'.
A form of Belen is the name Belina.
See also the related category spanish.
Belen is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1990s; prior to that, it was of only sporadic use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2017 with 0.020% of baby girls being named Belen. It had a ranking of #756 then. In 2018, it ranked at #794 with a usage of 0.018%, and it was the most frequently used among all girl names in its family. Belen has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
† English pronunciation for Belen: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"