What does Mable mean?
Mable /ma-ble/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of English and Latin derivation, and Mable means "lovable". Mable is a version of Mabel (English, Latin): short transcription of Amabel. Compare surname Mabile.
How popular is Mable?
Mable is a very popular first name for females (#408 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#40397 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Mable for girls. Mable reached its highest rank of #137 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Mable and associated names. Mabel (#669 in 2014), Maybelle, Maybell and Mabelle are the popular alternative forms of Mable. Usage of these girl names was at its highest during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.6986%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0662%, down 90.5%), with the forms Mabelle, Mable, Maybell, Maybelle and Mabel becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Sable. This name tends to be less frequently used than Mable.