Origin:French
Popularity:1971
Meaning:Beautiful, fair, lovely one
Belle is a feminine name of French origin, meaning “fair,” “beautiful,” and “lovely one.” The name Belle stirs up nothing but formidable imagery; from the “belle of the ball” to a Tennessee “Southern Belle,” there’s nothing baby Belle can’t do. Disney fans will recognize the charming name of the lead heroine in Beauty and the Beast. Belle was said to have spearheaded a change for Disney princesses, possessing goals and aspirations that went far beyond romance. An iconic figure and fearless princess, Belle would inspire children and parents the world over. A beautiful name like this lends itself to a free-thinking baby ready to make history with more than just their dazzling looks in tow.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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