Isabelle is a beautiful baby girl’s name of French origin. Many queens throughout history have been named Isabelle lending a regal feeling to this classic girl’s name.
Meaning of the name Isabelle:
French: beauty pledged to God
Origin of the name Isabelle:
Isabelle is the French version of the English name Elizabeth. When it was translated to French, the name element -beth was changed to -belle to associate the name with beauty.
Symbolism of the name Isabelle:
Roses have been associated with the name Isabelle, particularly red roses. Red roses symbolize love, romance, and loyalty to a partner.
Style of the name Isabelle:
Gender of the name Isabelle:
Isabelle is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Isabelle:
EE-ZA-BEHL (French), IZ-ə-behl (English)
Number of syllables in the name Isabelle:
Emotion evoked from the name Isabelle:
Isabelle evokes feelings of maturity and beauty.
Alternative spellings for the name Isabelle:
Isobel, Izabel, Isabel
Nicknames for the name Isabelle:
Popularity of the name Isabelle:
According to the Social Security Administration, Isabelle is a girl’s name that began to gain popularity in 1991. The name peaked in popularity in 2007 at #79 and remains in the top 200.
Related names for the name Isabelle:
Great middle names for the name Isabelle and their meanings:
- Maria (star of the sea, beloved)
- Rose (the flower)
- Diana (divine)
- Celeste (heavenly)
- Aurora (dawn)
- Cordelia (heart, daughter of the sea)
- Flora (flower)
- Coralie (coral)
- Mae (pearl)
- June (youth)
Famous people with the name Isabelle:
- Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert (French actress)
- Isabelle Wilhelmine Marie Eberhardt (Swiss explorer)
- Isabelle Yasmina Adjani (French actress)
- Isabelle Garrot Fuhrman (American actress)
- Isabelle Lucy Allen (English actress)
- Isabelle de l'Arbre de Malander (Princess of Liechtenstein)
- Isabelle Brasseur (Canadian pair skater)
Isabelles in popular culture:
- Isabelle (video games, Animal Crossing series)
- Isabelle Palmer (literature, American Girl series)
- Isabelle Lightwood (literature, “The Mortal Instruments” series by Cassandra Clare)
- Isabelle Kruger (film, “Black Box”)
- Isabelle Tyler (television, “The 4400”)
- Isabelle Hartley (television, “Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”)