Arabella
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
air-ah-BELL-ah
Meaning
Adorable
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Arabella is most likely a Medieval Scottish variant of Annabel. Annabel is a variant of Amabel, possibly influenced by Anna. Amabel originates in Latin language and means "adorable". It is ultimately derived from the masculine name Amabilis, a French Saint of Riom. Lately, Amabel has not been very popular as a feminine given name and sounds rather old-fashioned. The variant Annabel is much more popular.

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Famous Arabellas

Arabella Buckley - published author
Arabella Edge - author
Arabella Mansfield - first female lawyer

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