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Meaning of Isabella "Bella" Marie Swan
by graygale (graygale)
at June 8th, 2009 (04:22 pm)
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Mary: Marie (Czech, French, German)

Meaning: Bitterness; or Sea of bitterness

 

Marie is the French variant of Mary.

 

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Isabel:

 

Isabelle (French, English, German), Isabella (Hebrew, English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Dutch),
Ishbel (Scottish), Isa (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian), Elizabeth (Hebrew), Bella (Italian), Bell (English)

 

Meaning: My God is a vow; God is my oath; God’s promise

 

 

The Italian version of Isabella was derived from Isabel (Latin origin). In Spanish, the name is a variant form of Elizabeth. Elizabeth is derived from the Hebrew name Elisheva meaning “God is my oath.”

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Bella:

 

Isabella (English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish), Isabelle (English, French, German)

Meaning: Beautiful

 

The name Bella is mainly used in Italian and in English. In Hebrew Bella means “Devoted to God,” or “my God is a vow,” in Hungary it means “intelligent,” in Latin “yielding to prayer,” in Spanish and Italian “beautiful,” and in Russian “white.

 

 

Isabella “Bella” Marie Swan—Bella Cullen

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Swan:

 

Scottish and English: from Middle English, ‘swan,’ hence a nickname for a person noted for purity or excellence (which were taken to be attributes of the swan), or resembling a swan in some other way.
Variant: Swain (English)