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Bell - Meaning of Bell

What does Bell mean?

Meaning of the name BellIsabellaBellaIsabelIzabellaCampbellBelleBellanceIsaBillieCameyIsabellBelvaIzabellBelKampbellBelia

[ 1 syll. bel(l), be-ll ] The baby girl name Bell is pronounced as BEHL †. Bell has its origins in the Sanskrit, Italian, French, and Celtic languages. It is used largely in English.

Bell is a derivative of the English and Spanish Bel.

Bell is also a derivative of Bella.

Bell is also a derivative of the English, French, and Spanish Belle.

Bell is also a derivative of the English Campbell.

Bell is also a familiar form (English) of Isabella.

See also the related categories, sanskrit, italian, celtic, and french.

Bell is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1901 with 0.021% of baby girls being named Bell. It was #414 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial decline in frequency since then, and is currently of only irregular use. In 2017, among the family of girl names directly related to Bell, Isabella was the most commonly used. The name Bell has primarily been a baby girl name, although it has also been given to boys in the last century. In 1905, 3 times more baby girls than boys were given the name Bell.

Baby names that sound like Bell include Bel, Belle, Bail, Bayle, Befle, Bleu, Blis, Blu, Blue, Bly, Blye, Bailea, Bailee, Bailei, Baileigh, Bailey, Baili, Bailie, Bailley, and Baillie.

† Pronunciation for Bell: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

A famous person named Bell is Bell Hooks, Author, born Gloria Jean Watkins 25 September 1952, Hopkinsville, Kentucky.


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