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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Blue"bell`
A plant of the genus Campanula, especially the Campanula rotundifolia, which bears blue bell-shaped flowers; the harebell.A plant of the genus Scilla Scilla nutans).
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  1. Perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers
  2. One of the most handsome prairie wildflowers having large erect bell-shaped bluish flowers; of moist places in prairies and fields from eastern Colorado and Nebraska south to New Mexico and Texas
  3. Sometimes placed in genus Scilla

blue +‎ bell

  1. Various flowering plants with blue, usually pendulous, flowers.
    1. In genus Hyacinthoides
      1. common bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)
      2. Spanish bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanica)
      3. Italian bluebell (Hyacinthoides italica)
    2. In other genera
      1. genus Muscari, the grape hyacinth)
      2. (usually in the plural) Virginia bluebell (Mertensia virginica)
      3. Scottish bluebell (harebell) (Campanula rotundifolia)
      4. Australian royal bluebell (Wahlenbergia gloriosa)
      5. Texas bluebell (Eustoma russellianum)
      6. desert bluebell or California bluebell (Phacelia campanularia)

Fun Facts about the name Bluebell

  • When was the first name Bluebell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bluebell is Friday, June 20th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Bluebell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bluebell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bluebell: Your name in reverse order is Llebeulb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leulbebl. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Bluebell born Jul 1, 2012

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 Greece approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.