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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. Port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin

Notable Persons Named Belem

Belem was born on April 8th, 1974 in Mexico City.


Belem Soumaila is a sports team member for the Africa Sports d'Abidjan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Belem

Fafa de Belem is a música popular brasileira and pop music singer, actress, and singing. She was most active from 1973 to present. Fafa was given the name Maria de Fátima Palha de Figueiredo on August 9th, 1956.



Fernando Belém is an athlete for the Associação Desportiva Cabense.


Fun Facts about the name Belem

  • How Popular is the name Belem? Belem is the 22,194th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Belem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 289 babies born with the first name Belem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Belem to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Belem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1951 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Belem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Belem is Thursday, December 11th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Belem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Belem was in 1999 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Belem Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Belem is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Belem: Your name in reverse order is Meleb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Emleb. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.