User comments for Arabella (Famous Bearer Only)

Arabella is a wondrous, beauty of a name. As a matter of fact, a tragic bearer of this name is our youngest president John F. Kennedy's still-born daughter Arabella, who is buried in their family cemetery which includes John F. Kennedy Jr., Jaqueline Kennedy Oanasis, and sadly babies Arabella and Patrick Kennedy.
respect101  6/21/2005
Used by J.K.Rowling for her character Mrs. Arabella Doreen Figg the squib who kept an eye out for Harry while in little Whinging.
Bex  10/12/2005
Arabella is an opera by Richard Strauss.
ania24  3/30/2006
In the book "The Odyssey of Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini, Arabella was the ship he comandeered and the woman that Peter Blood loved.
Sayae  8/3/2006
Arabella Drummond was a notoriously famous pirate.
Pheadirean  8/28/2006
Arabella is the name of the wife of Jonathan Strange in the book 'Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell'. Her character has quite a big role in it, and a nice one too.
ml1muse  10/15/2006
Arabella was the first wife of Jude in Thomas Hardy's novel "Jude the Obscure."
Leona  11/5/2006
Arbella Stuart was an English noblewoman who was for some time considered a possible successor to Queen Elizabeth I.

She was the only child of Charles Stuart, 5th Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth Cavendish. Her paternal grandparents were Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Margaret Douglas. Her father was a younger brother of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, second King Consort of Mary I of Scotland. Her maternal grandparents were Sir William Cavendish and Bess of Hardwick.

She died September 27, 1615 in the Tower of London after marrying William Seymour without first gaining the permission of King James VI.
writers_block2006  5/24/2007
In the movie 'The Prince & Me' starring Julia Stiles the prince's younger sister is named Arabella called Arie.
― Anonymous User  6/27/2007
An 18th century novel by Charlotte Lennox is "The Female Quixote: or, The Adventures of Arabella". The titular heroine is a noble, though misguided, young woman who has to learn to balance the realities of contemporary society with the unrealistic exalted ideals she has imbibed from reading too much historical fiction.
Tytan  3/12/2008
I think Arabella is Babe's real name on All My Children (the character, not the actor). I don't like her that much, but I'm still trying to decide if I like this name or not.
Lumiereslove  5/8/2008
Arbella Stewart (not a spelling error - her name was spelt with only two A's) was a cousin of Elizabeth I and at one time expected to be named her heir. It didn't happen, of course, but she has sometimes been dubbed the "Lost Queen" of England.
tigermoth  5/20/2008
In Atonement, a novel by Ian McEwan, the main character writes a play called "The Trials of Arabella".
pinkElephant  7/30/2008
Arabela Hyacintovna-Majerová is fictional character from the TV series "Arabela". She is played by Jana Nagyová ("nah-dyo-vah:").
Emilie007  11/30/2008
An interesting historical English bearer was Arabella Churchill (23 February 1648 – 30 May 1730) who was the mistress of King James II, and the mother of four of his children. Arabella was the child of Sir Winston Churchill (an ancestor of the Prime Minister of the same name) and Elizabeth Drake.
JessStory  2/1/2009
Arabella Blydon, known as Belle, is a character in Julia Quinn's novel, Dancing at Midnight.
Hehehe  10/14/2009
Arabella Kiesbauer is a popular German/Austrian television host.
penelope80  11/26/2010
The Massachusetts Bay colony (note: not the Pilgrims' Plymouth colony) originally came to Massachusetts on 17 ships, the Winthrop fleet. The main ship was called the Arbella (or Arabella). Named for a Lady Arbella (or Arabella) who traveled on this voyage.
Diest  3/19/2011
Arabella Rose (born July 17, 2011 in New York City) is the daughter of Ivanka Trump.
― Anonymous User  12/13/2011
This beautiful name is behind the eponymous Georgette Heyer novel and the Arctic Monkeys song from their album AM. Both versions of the girl while completely different are positive, cool and attractive. Since I don't personally know any Arabellas (let's face it, sometimes that can forever ruin a name one would otherwise like quite well; for me that's Rebecca) I think of the Heyer character or the song when I hear the name. Love it, would consider using it.
MiYung  10/22/2014
Arabella is the name of an amazing song by the Arctic Monkeys. When I have a daughter I plan on naming her Arabella.
Jaexx  5/4/2015

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