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What does Maribel mean?

Maribel Pronunciation of Maribel 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH star, sea, beautiful, modern, blend


VARIANTS Maribell, Maribella, Maribelle, Marybelle, Meribel, Meribella, Meribelle

SEE ALSO Mari, Maria

RELATIONS 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, Muriel



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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)

Maribel entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #395 in the U.S. in 1990, and is at #1820 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maribel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maribel outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Belle (#859 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Mamie, Maree, Maren (#607), Mari (#1861), Maria (#116), Mariam (#548), Marian (#1210), Mariana (#286), Mariann, Marie (#576), Mariel, Mariela (#1547), Mariella (#1269), Marielle (#1772), Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn (#610), Marin (#1382), Marion (#1605), Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1682), Mary (#126), Marybelle, Marybeth, Marylee, Maurine and Muriel are the popular related forms of Maribel (#1820). Adoption of these forms of Maribel reached its peak during the years 1920-1929 (MEDIAN #1191) and is now much diminished (#1462, 93.1%). Mary is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Mariam has gained in popularity over time, while forms like Maritza are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maribel, Belle, Mamie, Maree, Maren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariann, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marielle, Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn, Marin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marion, Mariska, Marita, Maritza, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marybelle, Marybeth, Marylee, Maurine, Muriel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Belle, Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maribel is alike in pronunciation to Mirabel and Mirabell. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Barbel, Carabel, Cariel, Claribel, Mabel, Maidel, Marial, Maribeth, Maricel, Maricela, Marien, Mariet, Marike, Marine, Marinell, Marisabel, Marise, Marisela, Marivel, Marivella, Marivelle, Marvel, Marvela, Marvele, Marvell and Maybel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Maribel.

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