[ 2 syll. bel-va, be-lva ] The baby girl name Belva is pronounced as BEHLVaa- †. Belva is largely used in the English language, and its origin is Italian and Latin. From Latin roots, its meaning is lovely vista.
In addition, Belva is a variant transcription of Bella.
Belve (diminutive form) is another variant of Belva.
Belva is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1907, 0.021% of baby girls were given the name Belva. It ranked at #430 then. The baby name has since experienced a substantial loss in popularity, and is now of sporadic use. In 2018, within the group of girl names directly linked to Belva, Bella was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Belva: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"