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Girl Names Ending with -el

El ending baby names and what they mean, with 154 results. -el names are used more often as masculine names. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity 128 years ago (USAGE OF 3.68%) and have become much less widespread since (USAGE 0.88%, 76% LESS), with names like Maribel becoming somewhat dated. Noel (#1232) and Jael (#1306) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names here, while Reel (TOP 4%) and Gabel (3%) are conventional -el last names. Here is the list of -el names for boys.

-el names

Abagael - Averel | Barbel - Christel | Cindel - Fraydel | Gabriel - Jennabel | Jeriel - Mabel | Madel - Michael | .. - .. | Shandel - Ysabel

Abagael - Averel

Gayel, Gael, Abigel, Abigael, Abbygael, Abaigael, Abbigael, Abagael
Var. of Abigail. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Father of exaltation." Abygael is a moderately popular girl's name.


Derived fr. Hebrew. "God is eternal." Common as surname. Compare Adel (TOP 29%) with popular surnames Argel (TOP 73%), Apfel (19%), which also end with -el. Gender-neutral name.

Del, Adel2
Var. of Adelaide. Origin fr. Old German language. "Noble kind." Adel is commonplace as a girls' name among the versions of Adelaide.

Amabel and variants

Amabel, var. Mabel
Derivative of Latin. "Lovable, amiable." Mabel is familiar as a birth name among the forms of Amabel.

Var. of Amala. Stems fr. Arabic element. "Hope." Gender-neutral name. Not in Top 2000.

Anabel and variants

Anabel1, var. Annabel1
Combination of Anna and Belle. Adoption of Anabel and Annabel as birth names in 2018 was 17.3% less than the year before.

Annabel2, Anabel2
Forms of Anne. Derivative of Hebrew. "He (God) has favored me." Anabel and Annabel are more familiar as baby names among the variant forms of Anne.

Form of Andrea. Root fr. Greek word. "Manly, virile." Andrel was not among 2018's Top names.


Stems fr. Greek word. "Messenger; messenger of God." Conventional, with usage of 0.05% for Angel as a baby name in 2018, but lower than 0.054% a year ago. Unisex name.

Anjel, Angel2
Var. of Angela. Derived fr. Greek element. "Messenger; angel, messenger of God." Angel is found often (UPPER 1%) as a surname.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -el names: Adel, Aeriel, Anabel, Angel, Annabel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -el names: Ariel, Mabel

Annabel3, var. Anabel3
Possibly elaborated form of Anna, or .. Annabel and Anabel are more commonplace as children's names compared to other forms.

Orbel, Orabel, Bel, Arabel
Forms of Arabella. Derivative of Latin element. "Prayerful." Arabel, Orabel, etc. are not Top 2000 names.

Form of Arcangela. Source fr. Greek word. "High-ranking angel." Not Top 2000 name.

Ariel and variants

Ariel, var. Ariellel, Aeriel
Origin fr. Hebrew. "Lion of God." Adoption of Ariel, Ariellel, etc. as birth names in 2018 was 10.7% less than 2017.

Asphodel, var. Asfodel
Stems fr. Greek. "Lily." Asphodel and Asfodel were not Top birth names in 2018.

Orel, Auriel1, Aurel
Var. of Aurelia. Source fr. Latin language. "Golden." Not in Top 2000.

Oriel1, Auriel2
Var. of Oriole. Origin fr. Latin language. "Golden." Auriel and Oriel are not often adopted as girls' names.

Auriel3, var. Oriel2
Source fr. Latin language. "Golden." Aurial and Aurila are creative forms.

Avriel, Averel1
Var. of Avril. Stems fr. Latin language. "To open." Scarce as girls' names, but Averel and Avriel are similar to the more familiar Abril.

Var. of April. Based on Latin language. "To open." Not Top 2000 name. Also a boys' name.

Quick Reference

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

1. Abagael - Averel
Abigail [Gayel, ..], Adel, Adelaide [Del, ..], Amabel [Mabel], Amala [Amel], Anabel [Annabel], Anne [Annabel, ..], Andrea [Andrel], Angel, Angela [Anjel, ..], Annabel [Anabel], Arabella [Orbel, ..], Arcangela [Arcangel], Ariel [Ariellel, ..], Asphodel [Asfodel], Aurelia [Orel, ..], Oriole [Oriel, ..], Auriel [Oriel], Avril [Avriel, ..], April [Averel]

Barbara [Barbel], Batya [Batel], Belinda [Bel], Bella [Bel], Bethel [Bethuel], Bonnie [Bonnibel], Carabelle [Carabel], Carol [Karel, ..], Carmel [Karmel], Cecilia [Siseel, ..], Celeste [Celestiel], Chandelle [Chandel], Chanel [Shannel, ..], Chantal [Shontel, ..], Chappell [Chappel], Chelsea [Chel], Christabel [Crystabel, ..], Crystal [Krystel, ..], Christina [Kristel, ..], Christelle [Christel]

Cindy [Cindel], Claire [Claribel, ..], Clara [Claribel], Claribel [Klarybel], Colleen [Coel], Cora [Corabel], Kora [Corabel], Krystal [Krystel, ..], Cybele [Cybel], Dale [Dael], Darcie [Darcel], Daryl [Darrel, ..], Eleanor [El], Eartha [Erthel], Estelle [Estel], Ethel [Etel, ..], Fauna [Fauniel], Fennel, Franisbel, Frayda [Freydel, ..]

Gabrielle [Gabryel, ..], Gael, Gail [Gayel, ..], Gloria [Gloribel], Gretel, Greta [Grethel, ..], Margaret [Grethel, ..], Griselda [Grizel, ..], Gunhilda [Gunnel], Hadil [Hadeel], Hazel, Elizabeth [Ysabel, ..], Isabel [Yzobel, ..], Itzel, Jacqueline [Jacquel], Jael [Jayel], Janelle [Janel], Jane [Jannel, ..], Ja- [Janiel], Jenna [Jennabel]

Jeriel, Jewel, Jezebel [Jezibel, ..], Jezreel [Jesreel], Johnella [Jahnel, ..], Joyce [Joysel], June [Junel], Karmel, Katriel, Kristen [Kristel], Kyle [Kyel], Lael, Laura [Laurel], Laurel [Lorel, ..], Elise [Liesel], Liesl [Liezel, ..], Elisabeth [Lisel, ..], Lori [Loriel], Lynn [Lyndel], Mabel [Maybel, ..]

Madeline [Maidel, ..], Maida [Maidel], Mary [Muriel, ..], Maribel [Meribel], Marcella [Maricel], Maricela [Maricel], Mari [Maridel], Mariel, Marissa [Marisabel], Marvell [Marvel, ..], Maravilla [Marivel, ..], Mehitabel [Mehetabel], Millicent [Mel], Malvina [Mel], Melanie [Mel], Melissa [Mel], Meryl [Merel], Meridel, Meriel, Michaela [Michael]

Mirabel [Meribel], Muriel [Meriel], Cornelia [Nel, ..], Neilina [Neel], Nicole [Nekoel], Nelly [Nel], Noelle [Nowel, ..], Onnjel, Ora [Orabel], Oralia [Oriel], Oriel [Auriel], Orsa [Orsel], Rachel [Raychel, ..], Raisa [Rayzel, ..], Raquel [Roquel, ..], Riva [Reevabel], Ricarda [Richel], Rhonda [Rondel], Rosabel, Shakeela [Shakeel]

Shan- [Shantel, ..], Sha- [Shantel, ..], Shanelle [Shannel, ..], Shantelle [Shantel], Charlotte [Sharel], Shawna [Shawntel], Sibyl [Sybel, ..], Susan [Sunel, ..], Sorrel [Sorel], Sybil [Sybel], Sarah [Sydel], Sydney [Sydel], Vita [Vitel], Ysabel [Ysobel, ..]

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