Belcolore

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Italian
Meaning “beautiful colour.”
(Bel-koh-LORE-ay)

The name seems to have been in usage in Medieval Italy. The name appears once in the Florence registar of 1427, as that of the name of a woman. It is also the name of a female character in Boccaccio’s second story of the eighth day in the Decameron. Dante Gabriel Rossetti did a portrait of a Medieval Italian lady entitled Belcolore (left). The name is made up of two elements bel meaning beautiful and colore meaning colour. Nicknames could include Belle