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pinWhat does Belle mean?

Belle /bel-le/ as a girls' name is pronounced bell. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Belle is "beautiful".

Variant of Bella. Name of one of Disney's most popular heroines. Author Belva Plain.


Belle has 8 variants: Belinda, Belisse, Bell, Bella, Bellette, Bellina, Belva and Belvia.

Affiliated girl names: Anabel, Annabel, Carabelle, Christabel, Maribel, Rosabel, Amabel, Arabella, Elizabeth and Isabel.

Belle has 5 more different relations via Bella, Belva: Bel, Bellissa, Bellva, Beyla and Labella.

Kreatif forms: Belbe, Belce, Belde. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Belle name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Belle outside U.S.

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Belle, Anabel, Annabel, Arabella, Belinda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bell, Bella, Belva, Elizabeth, Isabel, Maribel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bella, Elizabeth, Isabel outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Belia, Beula, Bilee, Billa, Billee, Billey, Billi, Billie, Billy, Billye, Delle, Helle and Nelle. These names tend to be less frequently used than Belle.