Bella

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Bella
Gender Both
Language(s) Italy USA
Origin
Region of origin Italy USA
Other names
Anglicisation(s) Belle
Derivative(s) Isabella, Isabelle, Bella, Belle, Annabella, Annabelle

Bella is a female name. It is a diminutive form of names ending in -bella, such as Isabella and Annabella. Bella is related to the Italian and Latin words for beauty. It is also related to the name Belle, which means beauty in French.[1][2]

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  • Ahmed Ben Bella (1918-2012), third President of Algeria
  • Angelica Bella (b. 1968), Hungarian pornographic actress
  • Gianni Bella (b. 1947), Italian composer and singer-songwriter
  • Ivan Bella (b. 1964), Slovak Air Force officer and former cosmonaut
  • Iván Bella (b. 1989), Argentine footballer
  • Ján Levoslav Bella (1843-1936), Slovak composer, conductor and music teacher
  • Marcella Bella (b. 1952), Italian singer
  • Martin Bella (b. 1964), Australian former rugby league footballer
  • Michael Bella (b. 1945), German former footballer
  • Rachael Bella (b. 1984), American actress
  • Stefano della Bella (1610-1664), Italian printmaker
  • V.J. Bella (b. 1927), former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
  • The Bella Twins (b. 1983), ring names of American professional wrestlers Brianna Danielson (née Garcia-Colace) and Nicole Garcia-Colace, twin sisters individually better known as Brie and Nikki Bella

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