Bea is a shortened version of the Latin name Beatrice. It is generally understood to mean "blessed" or "she who brings happiness. "Compared to the longer name Beatrice, Bea is not as popular in the United States.
Similar Names: Bee, Beatrix, Beatrice
Famous Bea Names: Bea Ballard (television executive producer), Bea Nettles (photographer and author)
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