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Love this name but it's a bit too feminine. I prefer Mirabelle.
Sania01  7/25/2016
This is the name of Frodo's maternal grandmother in the Lord of the Rings books. She was the sister of Bilbo's mother Belladonna.
Buneary  7/6/2016
Correct Italian pronunciation:


The "I" (Mi) is stressed to "EE." Remember to roll your "R." "A"s are always as in "Father." For "Be," the "E" is spoken much like "Eh," or otherwise "Aye." Keep in mind that no letter is neglected, so both "L"s must be pronounced. Most easily accomplished by placing greater emphasis on the figure before (in this case, "E"). Again, "A"s are as in "Father" (La).
Now, simply add your best and most dramatic Italian accent and-- Voilà!
Francesca  12/9/2010
Really lovely name, certainly usable as a middle name, perhaps a bit too blatantly Italianate for British English usage. :)
walesgal92  7/31/2010
I personally like this name a little better than Isabella. If I have a daughter I'd love to name her Mirabella.
― Anonymous User  1/22/2009
I think this name is a way better name than the oh-so-popular Isabella. I like the Mira part the best.
jasmineenimsaj  2/4/2008
Plunkett, Mirabella (1839 - ?)
Famous for falling in love with a merman in Loch Lomond while on holiday. When her family forbade her to marry him, she transfigured herself into a haddock and was never seen again. (Harry Potter)
― Anonymous User  5/5/2007
This is my name, and I was driven to explore more of its origins because of its uniqueness. While it is Italian, it can also be translated roughly in Spanish as "she looks beautiful". Mira means "she looks" and bella is "beautiful". This name also has roots in French, but the meaning is the same. I love this name, and hope I could be beneficial to anyone who is looking for information on it.
jinxie0805  8/7/2005
Mira does not mean "she looks" in Spanish. It actually means "look." She looks would be "se mira." So in Spanish Mirabella (pronounced Mee-rah-beh-yah) would literally mean "look beautiful."
PutaGuera  12/4/2008

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