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Annabel meaning and name origin

Annabel \a-nna-bel\ as a girl's name is pronounced AN-a-BELL. Possibly elaborated form of Anna, or when combined with Belle. More likely a variant of Amabel, derived from Latin meaning "lovable". Most famous bearer was Edgar Allan Poe's Annabel Lee, in the poem of the same name. Common in Scotland since the 12th century. Annabella is the Latin form; Annabelle is the Gaelic form influenced by Belle.

Annabel has 8 variant forms: Anabel, Anabella, Anabelle, Annabal, Annabelinda, Annabell, Annabella and Annabelle.

For more information, see also related names Arabella and Ann.

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Popularity of Annabel

Annabel is a very popular first name for females (#1829 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#88482 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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