Bela Origin and Meaning

The name Bela is a boy's name of Czech origin meaning "white".

Despite the light, pretty sound of Bella for a girl, the boys' name Bela has dark and mysterious undertones, thanks to Dracula actor Bela Lugosi. Béla is also the first name of composer Bartók.

Bela Popularity

Famous People Named Bela

  • Belaking of Edom and son of Beor (1 Chr. 1:43)
  • Belason of Benjamin, grandson of Jacob (1 Chr. 8:1)
  • Belason of Azaz, of the tribe of Reuben (1 Chr. 5:8)
  • Bela IV, Kings of Hungary
  • Béla Viktor János BartókHungarian composer
  • Bela Lugosi (born Béla Ferenc Dezső Blaskó)Hungarian,American actor
  • Béla Anton Leoš FleckAmerican bluegrass musician
  • Bela KarolyiRomanian,American gymnastics coach
  • Bela of Saint OmerFrench knight
  • Caleb Bela Caballeroson of skateboarder Steve Caballero