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Meaning of Bethel

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The name Bethel has the following meaning:

House of God. Originating from the Bible, it refers to the spot where Abraham built an altar and invoked the name of God, after receiving a promise from God that he would be blessed and the promised land would be given to his descendants.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Bethel is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Bethel in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Bethel is pronounced as beh-thul


Bethel originates from the Hebrew language.

See other suggested Hebrew girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Bethel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Bethel: Boys - Abel, Ismael, Jaron, Javion, Rahsaan, Tobin, Girls - Alize, Anneliese, Beulah, Iyana, Kaila, Kenia, Miriam, Moriah, Noma, Sarahi, Shawna, Both genders - Ariel, Jason, Susan


Popular Variants for the name Bethel: Bethell (Hebrew)


Common nicknames for the name Bethel are: Beth


We think the name Bethel should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Bethel to be: A prim and proper girl who abides by the rules

In one word, you might describe Bethel as a(n) "prim-and-proper" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Bethel (or its variants) are:

Ray Bethell, born on 2 February, a famous kite flyer. Ray Bethell's background: Professional Kite Flyer. He holds multiple endurance records related to simultaneously flying three stunt kites, one in each hand and one from his hips. By using this technique he is able to fly up to a total of 39 kites.
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Breanna (108)
Brooklyn (112)
Brittany (155)
Bianca (169)
Bethany (190)
Brenda (207)
Bridget (294)
Bella (301)
Brynn (437)
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