What does Maribel mean?
Maribel /mari-bel/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced mare-a-BEL. It is of Latin and French origin, and the meaning of Maribel is "star of the sea; beautiful". Modern name: blend of Mary and Belle.
Maribel▼ has 41 more related variations via Belle, Mary: Maire, Mamie▼, Marabel, Marabelle, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Mariana▲, Mariann▼, Marice, Maridel, Marie▼, Mariel▼, Mariela▼, Mariella, Marielle, Marilee▼, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn▲, Marin, Marion▼, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza▼, Marje, Marybel, Marybell, Marybeth▼, Marylee, Maryse, Maurine▼, Maurise, Meridel, Meriel, Murial and Muriel▼.Kreatif forms: Marbel, Marribel. [more]
How popular is Maribel?
Maribel is a very popular first name for women (#605 out of 4276, Top 14%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Maribel for girls. Maribel entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #300 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Maribel and corresponding names. Belle, Mamie, Maren, Mari, Maria (#115 the previous year), Mariam (#568), Marian, Mariana (#331), Mariann, Marie (#579), Mariel, Mariela, Marilee, Marilyn (#405), Marin, Marion, Marita, Maritza, Mary (#120), Marybelle, Marybeth, Maurine and Muriel are the popular related forms of Maribel. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.3637%) and is now much less (usage 0.1618%, down 55.5%), with versions like Maribel, Marie, Mariela, Marion and Maritza becoming somewhat dated. Mariam (#568), Mariana (#331) and Marilyn (#405) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list, and there is also a rekindling in baby name usage for Mariana. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)