What does Belle mean?
How popular is Belle?
Belle is a very prominent first name for females (#1064 out of 4276, Top 25%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#8155 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Belle for girls. Belle was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #107 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Belle and related names. Anabel (#910 2 years ago), Annabel (#448), Arabella (#174), Belinda, Bell, Bella (#70), Belva, Elizabeth (#14), Isabel (#144) and Maribel are the popular related forms of Belle. Adoption of these forms of Belle was more pronounced during the years 1880-1889 (average #545) and is almost as widespread today (#614, ▼15.3%), but with the forms Belinda, Bell, Belle, Belva and Maribel falling out of fashion. Elizabeth is a perennial favorite, although Bella seems to be getting popular too. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)