What does Arabella mean?
From "orabilis". Also possibly a variant of Anabella (see Annabel). Popular in England, where it has an upper-class aura. A ship named the Arbella brought a group of Puritan English aristocrats to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630; many socially prominent Boston families are descended from this group.
Related girl name: Araminta.Kreatif forms:
(female) Arabelna, Arabelta, ..
(male) Arabelar, Arabelley, ..
How popular is Arabella?
Arabella is an unusual given name for females. Arabella is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Arabella for girls. Arabella reached its peak position of #174 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent related forms of Arabella (#174 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000 are Anabel (#910 in 2014), Anabella (#530), Anabelle (#464), Annabel (#448), Annabell (#930), Annabella (#256), Annabelle (#57), Ara, Arabelle (#1570), Araminta, Bella (#70) and Belle (#1030). These forms of Arabella were at the top of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 1%), except for forms like Ara which have become less fashionable. The most fashionable baby names among these are Anabel, Anabella, Anabelle, Annabel, Annabell, Annabella, Annabelle, Arabella and Bella.
Recommended names are Abelia, Adella▼, Adiella, Amabel, Amarilla, Anakela, Angella, Araceli, Aracelia, Aracely▼, Arcelia, Arcilla, Ardelle, Arela, Arelle, Aricela, Aricelly (see Araceli), Ariela, Ariell, Arielle, Ariellia, Arnelle, Arthelia, Arvilla▼, Auriella, Aviella, Axella, Branell (see Brandy), Brunella, Carabelle, Corabella, Corabelle, Drusella, Gazella, Gianella, Gratiella, Graziella, Grisella, Isabell▼, Isabella▲, Isobella, Izabella▲, Janella, Jezabella, Kamella, Labella, Lavella, Mabelle▼, Marabelle, Marella, Maribella, Meribella, Mirabella, Nanella, Orella, Oriella, Pamella, Pracilla (see Priscilla), Priella, Prunella, Raella, Rafella, Sabella, Sabilla, Sabylla, Samella, Sibella, Uriella, Ursella, Yabell (see Ysabel), Yabelle, Ysabell, Ysabella, Ysabelle and Ysbella. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arabella.