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Girl Names Ending with -bel

Bel ending baby names and what they mean, with 37 results. -bel names are used more often as feminine names. Usage of these girl names was at its peak a century ago (USAGE OF 1.1%) and is now much reduced (USAGE 0.2%, DOWN 81.8%), with names such as Mabel becoming less stylish. Gabel (TOP 3%) and Hebel (12%) are popular -bel last names.

-bel names

Amabel - Isabel | Isabel - Ysabel

Amabel - Isabel

Amabel and variants

Amabel, var. Mabel
Root fr. Latin word. "Lovable, amiable." Popular. Compare Amabel, Mabel (62%) with common surnames Aubel (TOP 30%), Arambel (95%), which also end with -bel.

Anabel and variants

Anabel1, var. Annabel1
Combination of Anna and Belle. Somewhat common as children's names, Anabel and Annabel are similar to the conventional Annabell.

Annabel2, Anabel2
Var. of Anne. Stems fr. Hebrew word. "He (God) has favored me." Anabel and Annabel were among 2018's Top names.

Annabel3, var. Anabel3
Possibly elaborated form of Anna, or .. Usage of Annabel and Anabel as baby names in 2018 was down 17.3% compared to the previous year.

Orbel, Orabel, Bel1, Arabel
Forms of Arabella. Source fr. Latin language. "Prayerful." Arabel, Orbel, etc. were not Top birth names in 2018.

Form of Barbara. Source fr. Latin element. "Foreign woman." Barbes (UPPER 94%), Barel (90%) are familiar last names.

Form of Belinda. Root fr. Italian language. "Beautiful." Beel and Bela are creative variations. See also Del.

Form of Bella. From Italian, Latin elements. "Beautiful." Unusual. Bel, like Barbel, uses the unconventional androgynous-sounding -el ending. See also Byla.

Var. of Bonnie. Stems fr. Scottish language. "Fine, attractive, pretty." Bonnibel is not a Top 2000 name.

Var. of Carabelle. From Italian, Irish, Gaelic, Hebrew. "Beloved; friend; God's promise." Only rarely used as a children's name. See also Corabel.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -bel names: Anabel, Annabel, Claribel, Isabel, Isobel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -bel names: Mabel, Ysabel

Christabel, var. Crystabel, Cristabel, Chrystobel, Chrystabel, Christobel
From Latin, French languages. "Beautiful Christian." Christobel and variants are barely found as women's names.

Claire and variants

Claribel1, Clarabel
Var. of Claire. Source fr. Latin element. "Bright, famous." Clarabel is novel as a girls' name among the forms of Claire.

Var. of Clara. Based on Latin element. "Bright, famous." Somewhat uncommonly used as a girls' name now, but Claribel is still recorded regularly as a first name for women. See also Claribella.

Claribel3, var. Klarybel
Root fr. Latin language. "Bright, famous and beautiful." Klarybel is uncommon as a children's name among the variant forms of Claribel.

Form of Cora. Source fr. Greek word. "Maiden." Corabel is atypical as a women's name. See also Carabel.

Form of Kora. Derived fr. Greek. "Maiden." Uncommon. Corabel (compare Claribel, Carel) ends with the favored -el. See also Carabel.

Form of Cybele. From Greek element. "Great mother of the gods." Rare, with the -el ending for Cybel, like Coel, Chel. See also Cybill.

Elaboration of Fran, influenced by Isabel .. Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Gloria. From Latin word. "Glory." Gloribel is not often used as a birth name.

Elizabeth and variants

Ysabel, Isobel, Isabel
Forms of Elizabeth. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "God is my oath." Isabel was among 2018's Top names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -bel names for girls.

1. Amabel - Isabel
Amabel [Mabel], Anabel [Annabel], Anne [Anabel, Annabel], Annabel [Anabel], Arabella [Bel, Orbel, Orabel, Arabel], Barbara [Barbel], Belinda [Bel], Bella [Bel], Bonnie [Bonnibel], Carabelle [Carabel], Christabel [Crystabel, Cristabel, Chrystobel, Chrystabel, Christobel], Claire [Claribel, Clarabel], Clara [Claribel], Claribel [Klarybel], Cora [Corabel], Kora [Corabel], Cybele [Cybel], Franisbel, Gloria [Gloribel], Elizabeth [Ysabel, Isobel, Isabel]

Isabel [Isbel, Yzobel, Ysobel, Ysabel, Izabel, Isobel, Ishbel, Marisabel, ..], Jenna [Jennabel], Jezebel [Jezibel, Jezabel, Jetzabel], Elisabeth [Lisabel], Mabel [Maybel, Amabel, Amaybel], Mary [Marybel, Marabel], Maribel [Meribel], Marissa [Marisabel], Mehitabel [Mehetabel], Mirabel [Meribel], Ora [Orabel], Raisa [Raisabel], Riva [Reevabel], Rosabel, Sibyl [Sybel, Sibel], Sybil [Sybel], Ysabel [Ysbel, Ysobel]

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