Name Bela – origin and meaning

Bela is a male name.

Origin of Bela

Bela 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 Bela

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

Pronunciation of Bela

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