Belle is used as a short for the name Isabella.
“Belle” in French means beautiful.
Other forms of the name are: Bella, Lisbet, Izzy, Isabelle, Ibbie, Elizabeth, Elza, Sabelle, Elize.
Belle was the name of a notorious American West outlaw, Belle Starr, whose given name was Myra.
Famous bearers are: Belle Avery, Belle Perez, Belle Baker.