EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French belle (Beauty, Beautiful), from Latin bella.

Proper nounEdit

Belle

  1. A female given name from French
Coordinate termsEdit
  • Beau (male given name)
Derived termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Diminutive of Isabelle and Annabelle.

Proper nounEdit

Belle

  1. A female given name from English.
Usage notesEdit

More common as a middle name than a first name.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English Belle, from French belle (Beauty, Beautiful), from Latin bella. Partly, after the Belle character of Disney's Beauty and the Beast.

Proper nounEdit

Belle

  1. a female given name from French

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Functioning as a shortening of names like Isabella, etc. Likely influenced by French belle. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛ.lə/
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  • Hyphenation: Bel‧le

Proper nounEdit

Belle f

  1. A female given name.