Given Name ANNABEL

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: AN-ə-bel (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of AMABEL influenced by the name ANNA. This name appears to have arisen in Scotland in the Middle Ages.
DIMINUTIVES: Mabel, Mabella, Mabelle, Mable, Mae, May, Maybelle, Maybelline (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Annabelle (French), Amabilia (Late Roman), Anabela (Portuguese), Anabel (Spanish)


Entry updated October 11, 2012