First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Belize

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  1. A country on the northeastern coast of Central America on the Caribbean; formerly under British control

Borrowing from Spanish Belize, a transcription of Wallace after a buccaneer's surname, or Mayan beliz (“muddy water”).

  1. An English-speaking country in Central America, formerly called British Honduras. Official name: Belize. The capital is Belmopan, and the chief seaport is Belize City.

Belize was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Breton, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Interlingua, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbo-Croatian, Swedish, and Turkish

Fun Facts about the name Belize

  • How Popular is the name Belize? Belize is the 52,379th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Belize have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36 babies born with the first name Belize in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Belize? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2003 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Belize born? The highest recorded use of the first name Belize was in 2010 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Belize: Your name in reverse order is Ezileb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lzeibe. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Belize born Mar 17, 1980

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-East approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.