Bella Name Meaning

Italian: from the medieval female personal name Bella, meaning ‘beautiful’, ‘lovely’. Italian: possibly a habitational name from Basilicata Bella, in Potenza, probably so named with Latin labellum ‘little basin’. Greek: reduced form of Bellas.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Belle, Bell, Pella, Tella, Belka, Rella, Sella, Balla, Bello, Bellas

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Bella Family Origin

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Bella Family Occupations

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  • Ranchero

    15%
  • Stock Hand

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bella family was Farming. Ranchero, Stock Hand and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bella. The most common Bella occupation in the USA was Ranchero. 15% of Bella's were Rancheros.

Source: Census data for Bella | Data not to scale

Bella Historical Records

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Bella Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Bella life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bella in 1955 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bella

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