Given Name ARABELLA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English

Meaning & History

Medieval Scottish name, probably a variant of ANNABEL. It has long been associated with Latin orabilis meaning "invokable".
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Annabel (Dutch), Annabelle (French), Amabilia (Late Roman), Anabela (Portuguese), Anabel (Spanish)

Categories

Charles Dickens characters, ends in -ella, Harry Potter characters, medieval, song titles, Thomas Hardy characters
Entry updated July 28, 2009