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Beatrix

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Gender: Female Meaning of Beatrix: "she who brings happiness; blessed" Origin of Beatrix: Latin

The name Beatrix is a girl's name of Latin, Dutch origin meaning "she who brings happiness; blessed". Beatrix and is often added to lists like Badass Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Beatrix, has a solid history of its own apart from Beatrice, with that final x adding a playful, animated note to the name's imposing history. It has been largely associated with Beatrix (born Helen) Potter, creator of Peter Rabbit, and Beatrix has been Queen of The Nethelands since 1980.

The main character in Quentin Tarantino's movie Kill Bill was Beatrix Kiddo, played by Uma Thurman.

Actress Jodie Sweetin has a daughter called Beatrix, and designer Kate Spade chose it for her daughter Frances's middle name.

Both Bea and Trixie are adorable nicknames,and Beatriz is the Spanish form.

Find other names based on Beatrix using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Beatrix

Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, Queen of the Netherlands (reigned 1980-2013)
(Helen) Beatrix Potter, English children's author and illustrator
Beatrix Hoyt, American golfer
Beatrix Loughran, American figure skater
Beatrix "Trixi" Schuba, Austrian figure skater
Beatrix Jones Farrand, American landscape architect
Beatrix Balogh, Hungarian Olympic handballer
Beatrix Ong, British shoe designer
Beatrix Alice Marie Melita Margarete, Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg; daughter of Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark; niece of Britain's Prince Philip
Sophie Hélène Béatrix, Princess of France; daughter of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette
Beatrix Lazard (b, 1966), daughter of novelist Danielle Steel and Claude-Eric Lazard
Beatrix Carlin Sweetin-Coyle (b. 2010), daughter of actress Jodie Sweetin and Morty Coyle
Beatrix Belle "Trixie" Box (b. 2013), daughter of TV presenter Fifi Box
Beatrix Leigh Cody (b. 2015), daughter of reality TV personalities John and Candice Cody ("Survivor")
Catharina-Amalia Beatrix Carmen Victoria (b. 2003), Princess of Orange

Pop Culture References for the name Beatrix

Beatrix "Trixie" Belden, main character in the book series by Julie Campbell Tatham
Beatrix Kiddo, main character in the Kill Bill movies
Beatrix Coltrane, character in movie "Little Pieces of Sunshine"
Beatrix, character in video game "Final Fantasy IX"
Beatrix Bloxam, character in the Harry Potter series
Beatrix "Trixie" Franklin, character on TV's "Call the Midwife"
Beatrix, mother of the legendary English Knight of the Swan
Beatrix MacMillan, companion on TV's "Doctor Who"
"Beatrix Cenci," opera by Alberto Ginastera and its main character
Beatrix, from the School for Good and Evil book series
The Beatrix Girls, fashion dolls
Beatrix a character from the movie "Parallel"

Comments

burg123 Says:

2018-10-01T16:48:08

LOVE the nickname trixie, but it sounds like a hooker name

Daiseymae Says:

2018-03-26T16:55:22

I like Beatrice much better too.

bordercollie Says:

2017-04-10T20:06:02

I hugely prefer Beatrix to Beatrice. Beatrice is almost simpering to me, sort of whiny, and I can't help but see Beat Rice. Beatrix, however, is spunky and bright, with the simple and cute Bea nn as well as light and lively Trixie.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2017-04-07T20:50:48

I still agree with myself, but I don't think I should have been so harsh.

Samsonite Says:

2017-03-25T21:51:04

Agreed. It is the worst.

Samsonite Says:

2017-03-25T21:34:22

Is and will always be a dorky, ugly name for an awkward kid. The "B" is ugly, the "trix" is ugly . . .just no.

Samsonite Says:

2017-03-24T18:58:06

Is and will always be a dorky, ugly name for an awkward kid. The "B" is ugly, the "trix" is ugly . .just no.

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-01-14T16:43:57

I used to prefer Beatrice, but I'm starting to love Beatrix, and I think that this might be my favourite of the two. It's awesome, and you can still use Bea, but also Trixie, which is super cute. 💗

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-01-11T15:25:36

I prefer Beatrice to Beatrix, even though Trixie is cute. I just prefer the sound of the full name, Beatrice. I do love Bea, which can be used for either name.

DancersVenture Says:

2016-12-30T00:32:37

Love the nickname potentials for this name--Bea, Trixie, Bix, Bex...

Beatrise Says:

2016-07-10T10:53:56

i'm Beatrix too. And the Nameberrry hasnt wrong. Its mean 'who brings happiness'. but the ' voyager ' also correct! :)
(Beatrise is my nickname)

Rachel Says:

2016-07-03T14:56:56

We named our daughter Beatrix Buttercup B.(last name)in 2013. Her nn is Bixie. We love her name and it suits her spunky personality to a tee. I love that it is unique, but not over the top. More in love with it now than we we picked it!

Floris Says:

2016-02-10T20:16:06

Lucky daughter :D

EW314 Says:

2016-02-03T08:14:31

I love this name: it's classic but at the same time feels so much edgier and more modern than Beatrice, which I find pretty but a little weak-sounding.

You still get to use the lovely nickname Bea, but there's the additional option of Trix or Trixie for the bold, and the final -x just gives the full name so much more spunk.

Beth Says:

2015-12-17T10:35:19

Never liked the name Beatrice, sounded old lady like, but when I heard Beatrix in Kill Bill, I fell in love. If I ever have a kid I am seriously considering this one! The badass Kill Bill association is pretty great.

Yara Says:

2015-08-22T16:44:45

Wow.

Julie Says:

2015-07-10T20:23:06

Beatrix Potter was born Helen Beatrix Potter, you have it wrong nameberry! When she married she became Helen Beatrix Heelis.

megandouglas11 Says:

2015-07-05T23:01:03

I love how Beatrix combines a classy young woman with a fun and spunky ending!! Plus Bea and Trixie, as well as Trix, make the most diverse nicknames! Beatrix is definateley unique without making others cringe or confused.

hellomello Says:

2015-07-05T02:26:55

This name is specifically cool because of the "tr" bit and the "x" because it makes it have a nice ring to it and the meaning is nice

Alicia Says:

2015-05-08T14:11:32

My husband picked Beatrix as our daughters name as Kill Bill is one of his favorite movies. Her nickname is BB.

headintheclouds Says:

2015-04-15T06:24:58

I love love love Beatrix, it's one of my all-time favorite names. Beatrix just sounds so bright, spirited and lively, has a joie de vivre to it. It has a vintage unusual-classic charm, sounding feminine without being overly flowery in my opinion, and has a quirky whimsical quality as well. I can imagine a Beatrix of any age, from adorable baby, little girl, young woman to grown lady. Beatrix Potter is a wonderful namesake to have- I grew up loving her illustrated books. This name can do no wrong in my eyes! Bea or Trix/Trixie are nice nicknames, or just full Beatrix since it's short enough on its own!

CupcakeGirl13 Says:

2015-04-07T01:58:06

I really want to name my daughter Beatrix! I just love how it sounds! Plus I love the nn Trixie! Too cute!

GuineapigGirl15 Says:

2015-03-27T21:29:55

I prefer Beatrice but Trixie is a nice nick name.

lynn_wentworth Says:

2015-02-02T14:43:21

I think Beatrice is a classier spelling, I hate the idea of the nickname Trixie.

gmdx Says:

2015-01-12T08:34:27

Beatrix reminds me too much of Bellatrix. Beatrice is also a lot softer. I don't like Trixie much, either

Beatrice Balti Says:

2014-12-14T23:43:54

Well, my name is Beatrice (I am French)... The English people call me always "Bea" and I like it..............

LowSlash Says:

2014-09-27T15:24:19

I love this name! It's in my top 5 for girls. Beatrice is classic and lovely, but I prefer the bit of attitude injected by the trix ending. I'm not a big fan of Trixie as a nickname, though, I prefer Bea.

jojobabyberry Says:

2014-09-27T14:55:11

I much prefer Beatrice.

clairels Says:

2014-08-22T20:35:54

Try explaining that to the person you're honoring and watch her roll her eyes.

jasminegarden Says:

2014-08-17T12:05:26

I love that I think of Kill Bill (amazing films!) as soon as I look at the name Beatrix - a very strong name, a great mix of cool & confident, sweet & spunky.

lovewn Says:

2014-07-12T21:29:00

I like this for a middle name. I didn't like it before because it's mentioned so often I got tired of it, but I've looked beyond that and like it more now. Nameberry has the meaning wrong. It means voyager.

NaomiNY Says:

2014-05-27T22:23:46

This is a cool name! I right away think of Kill Bill, two of my favorite movies.

Myosotis Says:

2014-05-27T21:39:59

I love Beatrix, but Beatrice is just okay. I love the connection with Beatrix Potter, and (to me) it's like the glamorous 1950s film star version of the quieter and more reserved Beatrice. Plus it's got 7 letters (don't ask, I'm weird) and it's a brilliant alternative to Bellatrix, without the Harry Potter association and the nn Bella. There's only the wonderful Trixie, which reminds me of a really cool character in a show I like, or Bea/Bee for nns.

SparkleNinja18 Says:

2014-05-27T20:06:12

I slightly prefer this name over Beatrice because Beatrice is still too old ladyish for me. I do like the nickname Tris, though with Divergent and the fact that I don't like the name Beatrice, I would never use it. The only reason I prefer this over Beatrice is the nickname Trixie which is kinda cute.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:

2014-05-27T19:40:24

I HATE this name and prefer Beatrice. I don't see the appeal. It sounds incomplete and made up. It's also rather harsh. I despise Beatrix and it's unnecessary excessive popularity on Nameberry

Stella Philips Says:

2014-05-03T14:19:31

Do you think Beatrix could be a secret way in which to honor someone called Helen? (Since Beatrix Potter's actual first name was Helen). :)

apennell07 Says:

2014-05-01T00:41:34

I prefer Beatrix to Beatrice. Beatrice is still a little too "old lady" for me...although I LOVE the nickname "Tris" that Veronica Roth used in Divergent. Anywho, I am a huge Beatrix Potter fan and I think Beatrix is lovely and spunky all at once. Would love a little girl named Beatrix!

LadyVanRaven Says:

2014-04-08T08:20:03

Greatly prefer Beatrice. The 'trix' syllable is a bit too rough for my taste (which is why I can't stand its nickname Trixie). However I would love to see someone use it because it does have it's own charm and prettiness.