What does Mable mean?
Mable \m(a)-ble, mab-le\ as a name for girls is of English derivation, and Mable means "lovable". Mable is a derivative of Mabel (English): short form of Amabel (Latin) "lovable". A somewhat rare given name for baby girls.
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 (#26329 out of 88799, Top 30%). (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 this girl name was at its highest during the years 1880-1889 and has become much less since, with the forms Maybelle, Maybell, Mable, Mabelle 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.