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Meaning and Origin of: Belle

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish : Beautiful
  • Hebrew : God's oath; dedicated

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Italian (Bellé) : from a reduced derivative of Bello, for example Belletto.
  • French : from Belle meaning ‘beautiful’. In medieval times this epithet was often combined with a baptismal name, e.g. Bellemarie.
  • German : habitational name from a place so named in the Lippe district.
  • German spelling of Slovenian Bele, nickname denoting a fair-haired or pale-skinned person, a derivative of bel ‘white’, ‘light’, ‘fair’, formed with the suffix -e, typically denoting a young person.