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There was a female wrestler that went by this name.
-- LimeGreen  12/13/2006
What a fascinating female name. I was under the impression it was male (I believe the novel Good Omens has a male character named Sable), but I just encountered a girl with this name today.

One of the female but not conventionally effeminate names out there. I might not use it as a first name, but as a middle name it'd be good.
-- Yubi Shines  6/8/2007
"Sable" means "sand" in French.
-- Anonymous User  8/3/2007
And in French it's pronounced SAW-bluh, as opposed to SAY-b'l in English.
-- leananshae  12/17/2007
I think this name wouldn't really be a good first name for a human but it would be an alright nickname or even a middle name.
-- Rachelgirl1989  5/4/2008
It's a name that rhymes with 'table' and 'able', and also 'cable', now that I think about it. And 'fable'. Could lead to bad jokes and poems and songs to make fun of a girl named this. But it's not like anyone would use this old-fashioned name anymore.
-- slight night shiver  5/5/2008
Sable Colby was a character in the 80s soap 'Dynasty'. Her name was short for Sabella.
-- Anonymous User  7/17/2009
My sister's name is Sable. It's pronounced SAY-bl. And we do joke about her name, but I think it's beautiful. When she was younger we used to say 'Sable, are you able to watch cable while you're sitting at the table?' We still joke about it from time to time.
-- neramarola  2/12/2010
I've always thought this was a beautiful name.

There is a small island of the coast of Nova Scotia (Canada), called Sable Island, where the wild horses roam.
-- Anonymous User  8/12/2010
Alex James from the band Blur has a daughter named this. That is how the name first came to my attention. I love it.
-- Smo  10/23/2010
I like it, but not as an official first name. It would be the best nickname for Isabel, though.
-- Meapergirl  12/12/2011
Sable Starr (born Sable Hay Shields, August 15, 1957 – April 18, 2009) was a famous American groupie, romantically linked with punk trailblazers Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, and (long-term) Johnny Thunders.
-- erb816  8/26/2013
Sable Able is a character in the Animal Crossing series, co-owning the Able Sisters tailor shop.
-- ccourtneyw  12/22/2013

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