English and Scottish occupational name
"ringer of the bell"

Bell Origin and Meaning

The name Bell is a girl's name meaning "ringer of the bell".

These days, it's more likely you'd call your daughter the popular Belle or Bella.

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Famous People Named Bell

  • bell hooks (born Gloria Jean Watkins)American feminist writer who took her pen name from her great,grandmother, Bell Blair Hooks
  • Lolita Bell Roche (b. 2008)daughter of actor Shane Richie

Bell in Pop Culture

  • Bell Barnaclefrom Galt Niederhoffer's book, "A Taxonomy of Barnacles"
  • Tinker Bellfairy from "Peter Pan"
  • Taco BellMexican fast,food chain originating in Southern California, USA