Type Country & River
Scripts Белизе(Serbian, Macedonian)
Pronounced Pron. /bə.ˈliːz/(English) /be.liz/(French) /beː.ˈliː.zə/(Dutch) /bɛ.ˈli.zɛ/(Polish) /ˈbɛ.li.zɛ/(Hungarian) /ˈbɛ.lɪ.zɛ/(Czech)  [key·simplify]
Note In Turkish this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as BELİZE in uppercase and belize in lowercase.

Meaning & History

From Spanish Belice, earlier Balis, from the name of the Belize River, which may itself be from Mayan beliz meaning "muddy water". This is the name of a country on the Atlantic coast of Central America.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesBeliz(Bosnian) Beliz(Bulgarian) Beliz(Greek) Beliz(Russian) Belice(Spanish) Beliz(Ukrainian)
User SubmissionsBelîze, Beliże


Entry updated April 23, 2024