name meaning: Bella \b(el)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced BELL-ah. It is of Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Bella is "beautiful". Also a short form of Isabel or Isabella (Hebrew) "God's promise". Author/politician Bella Abzug; author Belva Plain.
Bella has 7 variant forms: Bel, Bell, Belle, Bellissa, Belva, Beyla and Labella.
For more information, see also related names Claribel, Arabella and Elizabeth.
Baby names that sound like Bella are Beula, Billa, Belia and Pella.
View a list of the 6 names that reference Bella.