The name Bella ranked 536th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 1202nd in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
This has also been seen as a short form of such names as Isabella and Annabella.
Bella Abzug (born 1920, died 1998)
American politician. The first Jewish woman to serve in Congress.