"strength or exalted one"

Bedelia Origin and Meaning

The name Bedelia is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "strength or exalted one".
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.

Bedelia Popularity

20 Names Similar to Bedelia

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Famous People Named Bedelia

  • Bonnie Bedelia (Culkin)American actress

Bedelia in Pop Culture

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