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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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Claribel name in U.S.

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bell, Bella, Belle, Belva, Claire, Clara, Clarabelle, Clare, Claribel, Clarice in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Clarine, Clarissa in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bella, Claire, Clara, Klara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Claribel is alike in pronunciation to Clarabel, Claribella and Claribelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Claribel.