What does Annabelle mean?
Annabelle /an-na-bel-le/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Annabelle's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Annabelle is "He (God) has favored me". Annabelle is an alternate spelling of Anabel: combination of Anna and Belle. Annabelle is also a variant of Anne (Hebrew). Annabelle is also used as a form of Annabel.
How popular is Annabelle?
Annabelle is a very popular first name for females (#809 out of 4276, Top 19%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Annabelle for girls. Annabelle reached its top position of #57 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent alternative forms of Annabelle (#57 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Anabel (#910 a year ago), Anabella (#530), Anabelle (#464), Anjanette, Annabel (#448), Annabell (#930), Annabella (#256), Anne (#553) and Annette. Variants like Annelle are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in 2014 (usage of 0.3852%), except for the forms Annabell, Anne and Annette which have become less fashionable. The more fashionable girl names among these are Anabella (#530), Anabelle (#464), Annabel (#448), Annabella (#256) and Annabelle (#57), and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for Annabel and Annabelle. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Annabelle and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Amabelle. This name tends to be less commonly used than Annabelle.