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Origin & Meaning

The name Mabel is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Mabel is "lovable".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 669  in baby name popularity for girls with 424 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Mabel Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Mabel has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Mabel to other names.


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Related Names

Mabel is a diminutive (nickname) of Amabel.

Variants of the name Mabel include Mabelle, Mable.

The names Mabli, Maybelle, Moibeal are all forms of Mabel.

Mabel has the diminutives (nicknames) Mabella, Maybelline.

Other Tidbits

Mabel falls into the classic name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Mabel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Mabel.

Just for fun, see the name Mabel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Mabel in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.