Meaning and Name Origin
Claribel \c-lari-bel, cl(a)-ribel\ as a girls' name is pronounced KLARE-a-bell. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Claribel is "bright, famous and beautiful". Blend of Clara and Bella. Literary: a name used by Edmund Spenser in his poem "The Faerie Queene" (in the form Claribell), and Shakespeare in "The Tempest" (1611). Alfred Lord Tennyson also wrote a poem named "Claribel" (1830).
Claribel▼ has 1 variant: Klarybel.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Claire.
Claribel▼ has 27 more related forms via Bella, Clara: Bel, Bell▼, Belle▼, Bellissa, Belva▼, Beyla, Chiara, Claire▲, Clarabelle, Clarabeth, Clare▼, Claretha, Claretta, Clarice▼, Clarie, Clarina, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarissa▼, Clarita, Claritza, Clarizza, Clarrie, Clarry, Klara, Klarra and Labella.
Claribel is a very popular first name for women (#2061 out of 4276, Top 48%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Claribel for girls. Claribel reached its highest rank of #785 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Claribel and related names. Claire (#44 a year ago), Bella (#70), Clara (#108), Clare (#723), Clarissa (#765), Klara, Clarine, Clarice, Clarabelle, Belle, Belva and Bell are the popular variation forms of Claribel listed in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1880-1889 and are now significantly less widespread, with forms such as Clarissa, Clare, Belle, Clarice and Claribel falling out of style. Clara (#108), Claire (#44) and Bella (#70) are three of the more trendy girl names in this compilation, with Bella, Claire and Clara going through a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)