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What does Anabel mean?

Anabel Pronunciation of Anabel [an-abel] as a girls' name is pronounced AHN-ah-bell. Combination of Anna and Belle.

Associated with: combination (blend).


Anabel has 4 variants: Anabelle, Annabel, Annabella and Annabelle.

Related girl name: Anne.

4 more related forms via Anna, Belle: Ana, Annabeth, Annalee and Annet.

Creative forms:
(female) Adabel, Akabel, ..

(male) Anabe, Analem, ..

Middle name pairings:
Anabel Asiya (A.A.), ..

How popular is Anabel?

Anabel is a very popular first name for women (#1569 out of 4276, Top 37%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Anabel reached its highest rank of #730 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #1408 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anabel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anabel outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Ana (#211 via latest list), Anabelle (#736), Anna (#44), Annabel (#621), Annabella (#396), Annabelle (#92), Annabeth (#1227), Annalee (#894), Anne (#569) and Belle (#1053) are the prominent variation forms of Anabel (#1408 via latest list). These relations of Anabel reached the top of their popularity in the 1880s (adoption of 8.01%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.89%, 89%), with versions like Anna becoming less trendy. Annalee is the most trendy girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anabel, Ana, Anabelle, Anna, Annabel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Annabella, Annabelle, Annabeth, Annalee, Anne, Belle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anna, Annabelle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Anabel is pronounced similarly to Annabal and Annabell. Other suggested similar names are Abagil, Abame, Abbe, Abbey, Adare, Adel, Agape, Agate, Agave, Ailbe, Amabel, Amabelle, Amable, Amahl, Amalea, Amalee, Amaybel, Anabella, Anais, Anaka, Anakela, Analee, Ananda, Anani, Anatola, Anaya, Anayeh, Ande, Andre, Andrea, Andrel, Andrew, Angel, Angela, Angele, Angle, Anglea, Anjel, Anmol, Anner, Anthe, Anthea, Antje, Arabel, Arabela, Arabelle, Araceli, Arbela, Arbell, Ashbea (see Ashby), Atalee, Auriel, Avalee, Avaril, Averel, Batel, Carabel, Carel, Isabel, Isbel, Isobel, Izabel, Jael, Jayel, Lael, Lisabel, Mabel, Marabel, Mirabel, Orabel, Orbel, Rahel and Ysabel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Anabel.

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