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Belle

In the Disney tale, Beauty and the Beast, Belle is a young woman who teaches the enchanted Beast how to love. Belle is rewarded handsomely for learning to see beyond appearances and trust her heart.

Origin

  • French: Beautiful, fair, lovely one; an abbreviation of Isabelle

Nicknames

Chavela, Bella, Bel

Syllables

1

International Variations

Chavela, Bella, Bel

Alternate Spellings

Izabella, Isabella, Isabela

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