Name Béla – origin and meaning

Béla is a male name.

Origin of Béla

Béla is a Hungarian name. It’s a short form of Adalbert or Abel. Bela also appears in the Bible (first son of Benjamin, Genesis 46).

Meaning of Béla

According to its Hungarian origin, Béla means “cordial” (from “bél” = heart/soul/innard/intestine). Another meaning is “noble”, “shining” (from Adalbert/Abel).

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