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Isabel meaning and name origin

Isabel \i-sa-bel\ as a girl's name is pronounced iz-a-bel. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Isabel is "God's promise". Spanish variant of Elizabeth. Literary: Henry James named the heroine of his "Portrait of a Lady" Isabel Archer. Isabella is the name of several Spanish queens. See also Chavela. Actresses Isabella Rosellini, Isabelle Adjani; fashion designer Isabel Toledo.

Isabel has 43 variant forms: Bel, Belia, Belicia, Belita, Bell, Bella, Belle, Bellita, Chabeli, Chabelita, Ib, Ibbie, Isa, Isabeau, Isabela, Isabele, Isabelita, Isabell, Isabella, Isabelle, Isbel, Ishbel, Isobel, Isobell, Isobella, Isobelle, Issie, Issy, Izabel, Izabella, Izabelle, Izzie, Izzy, Marisabel, Sabella, Sabelle, Ysabeau, Ysabel, Ysabella, Ysobel, Yzabelle, Yzobel and Yzobelle.

For more information, see also the related name Franisbel.

Baby names that sound like Isabel are Izabel, Isbel, Isabell, Isabele and Isabela.

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Popularity of Isabel

Isabel is a very popular first name for women (#313 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#16885 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Isabel for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Isabel with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Isabel
Popularity of Isabel