Meaning of Bethel
and the Origins of this baby name
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.
The name Bethel is pronounced as beh-thul
The following names are baby names related to Bethel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Bethel: Boys - Abel
, Girls - Alize
, Both genders - Ariel
Popular Variants for the name Bethel: Bethell
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
See other "prim-and-proper" names for girls