US Popularity:1604
Origin:Spanish
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Bethlehem; House of bread
Belen is a beautiful and striking gender-neutral name of Spanish and Hebrew origins. It means “Bethlehem” or “house of bread”—the literal Hebrew translation of the iconic city where baby Jesus was said to be born. A unique name meaning for baby, “house of bread” doesn’t only conjure images of delicious challah castles or baguette bungalows; it is also a powerful metaphor for abundance. Given this name, baby Belen will grow up knowing they are the (symbolic) house of plenty to which their loved ones can always turn for nourishment.

Belen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Belen is currently #1953 on The Bump
Boy:Belen is currently #1085 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Belen is currently #1376 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Belen is currently #1604 in U.S. births
Girl:Belen is currently #841 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
Gender:
Girl
#1630
in 2023
- 194
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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