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Gender: Female Meaning of Bedelia: "strength or exalted one" Origin of Bedelia: Irish

The name Bedelia is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "strength or exalted one". Bedelia and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Strong and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

From the experts:

This fanciful Irish extension of Bridget is known here through the wacky Amelia Bedelia books for kids -- an association your child may or may not like.

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Famous People Named Bedelia

Bonnie Bedelia (Culkin), American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Bedelia

Bedelia Cochran Horst (or Carrington), main character in Vera Caspary's "Bedelia"
Bedelia du Maurier, character on TV's 'Hannibal'
Bedelia, character played by Nasim Pedrad on TV's "Saturday Night Live"
"Amelia Bedelia," children's book series by Peggy Parish
Bedelia, character in the film "Creepshow"

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