Arabella - girls name

Arabella name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Arabella name meaning:

The name Arabella is of Latin origin and has several meanings associated with it. The most commonly accepted meaning is "beautiful altar" or "prayerful" in Latin. This interpretation emphasizes the name's religious connotations and suggests a connection to prayer and devotion. Arabella can also be seen as a variation of the name Annabel, derived from the Scottish Gaelic name Amabel, which means "lovable" or "loving." This interpretation highlights the name's endearing nature and suggests a sense of affection and warmth.

Arabella is a name that carries grace and elegance. It exudes a sense of poise and sophistication while also conveying a gentle and nurturing aura. The name has gained popularity in recent years and has become a favorite choice for parents seeking a name that is both classic and unique. With its rich history and diverse meanings, Arabella is a name that can represent different qualities to different individuals. Overall, Arabella is a name that embodies beauty, devotion, and love, making it a perfect choice for parents looking for a name that captures these qualities.

Origin: Dutch



Dickens names

Related names

Arabella , Minty

Other girls names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 47 out of 5581

1012 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (46)
  • Scotland (96)
  • Wales (97)

Historical popularity of Arabella

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