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Bea

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Blessed
  • #7093 All Time
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How popular is the name "Bea" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 5 0
1886 5 5 0
1888 6 6 0
1889 5 5 0
1892 5 5 0
1893 6 6 0
1894 7 7 0
1896 9 9 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 5 5 0
1900 6 6 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 8 8 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 13 13 0
1906 13 13 0
1907 15 15 0
1908 22 22 0
1909 19 19 0
1910 20 20 0
1911 11 11 0
1912 17 17 0
1913 25 25 0
1914 28 28 0
1915 24 24 0
1916 21 21 0
1917 27 27 0
1918 30 30 0
1919 21 21 0
1920 20 20 0
1921 31 31 0
1922 18 18 0
1923 36 36 0
1924 20 20 0
1925 22 22 0
1926 23 23 0
1927 25 25 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 22 22 0
1930 26 26 0
1931 18 18 0
1932 15 15 0
1933 23 23 0
1934 14 14 0
1935 22 22 0
1936 28 28 0
1937 19 19 0
1938 38 38 0
1939 13 13 0
1940 26 26 0
1941 34 34 0
1942 31 31 0
1943 40 40 0
1944 20 20 0
1945 28 28 0
1946 27 27 0
1947 17 17 0
1948 28 28 0
1949 11 11 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 10 10 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 9 9 0
1955 9 9 0
1956 20 20 0
1957 27 27 0
1958 26 26 0
1959 28 28 0
1960 32 32 0
1961 30 30 0
1962 30 30 0
1963 23 23 0
1964 18 18 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 10 10 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 5 5 0
1972 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1977 11 11 0
1980 6 6 0
1983 8 8 0
1992 5 5 0
1998 8 8 0
2000 5 5 0
2001 10 10 0
2003 8 8 0
2004 7 7 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 18 18 0
2007 12 12 0
2008 20 20 0
2009 23 23 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 15 15 0
2012 22 22 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 38 38 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Bea? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,722 babies born with the name Bea in the United States. That's more than enough Beas to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Bea" was in 1943 with a total of 40 babies.

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Bea" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 22 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Bea popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Bea in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Bea" mean? The list below shows the origins of Bea as well as things modernly associated with the name Bea such as celebrities named Bea.

American

Origin and Meaning of Bea

The name "Bea" is of American origin, and it means "Blessed". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur is an actress, comedian, and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1947 to 2008. Bea was born in 1923 as Bernice Frankel in New York, New York, United States.

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Bea Meulman

Bea was born in 1949.

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Alternative Meanings

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Aeb". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eab". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Bea born Feb 20, 1949

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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