It is well known that the character names within the Harry Potter series often reveal something about the character's personality, past, or future. Keeping this in mind, both a popular analysis and a mythological analysis of Bellatrix's name is shown below. If you feel that any of the information included in this analysis is incorrect please feel free to contact us. "Black" This is an Old English surname which commonly means "one who is dark haired or dark complexioned". Mythological Analysis of "Bellatrix" This is a derivation of Bellus which means beautiful, pretty, handsome, or charming. It also has an alternative derivation from Bellum or Belli which means war, warfare, battle, combat, or struggle. Combined with "trix" this name is Latin and means "The Female Warrior". Bellatrix is also the name of a gamma star within the constellation Orion and is sometimes known as the Amazon star. It marks the position of Orion's left shoulder. It is also interesting to note that following Orion in the sky are the hunter's dogs (the constellation Canis Minor and Canis Major -- which contains the star Sirius) in pursuit of the hare (the constellation Lepus). The character trait often associated with this star is that of great courage but a tendency to fight for futile or lost causes. Additionally, it may also be associated with the trait of reckless aggressive behaviour. Kabalarian Analysis of "Bellatrix" Your first name of Bellatrix gives you the desire for responsibility and takes you into practical pursuits. You would excel in work of a technical nature where concentration and attention to detail are important. Whatever you undertake, you have the patience and determination to do well. You feel a sense of security in positions of responsibility where progress is made through systematic, step-by-step procedures. However, you lack vision and you could become too involved in technical details, system, and routine. You do not readily adjust to changes in your routine.