Bella

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of Isabella [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Pet form of Bergljot (see Bergljótr) [5]

3) Latin and Italian bella = 'beautiful' [1] [2] [4] [5]

4) Pet form of Berit [5]

5) Short form of Mirabella

6) Short form of Belinda

7) Short form of Amabel

8) Pet form of Elisabeth [3]

9) Pet form of Barbara [3]

10) Short form of Arabella

Related Names

Bell
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Danish Swedish
Bella
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Belle
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Bellis
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Swedish

Combinations

For combinations see BEL (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Bella
Genitive: Bellas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Bella
Genitive: Bellan
Partitive: Bellaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Bella
Accusative: Bellu
Dative: Bellu
Genitive: Bellu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Bella
Genitive: Bellas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Bella
Genitive: Bellas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
1174 1603 1 2
Denmark Denmark[8]
398 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
160 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a. 407 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Bella(f) Sources: [7][8][9][10]

Sources: [7] [8] [9] [10]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi