Isobel: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Isobel | Girls
Origin of the name Isabel:
A Spanish variant of Elizabeth, which is from the Hebrew elīsheba' (God is my oath).
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Is "Isobel" the standard spelling of "Isabel" in the UK? SOmeone we know there ALWAYS spells our daughter's name this way.
I live in England and I automatically spell it in Isabelle or Isobel, although Isabelle seems a bit more common.
I have heard it's a Scottish spelling.
My grandmother used this spelling for her daughter so people would not ask her, "Is-a-bell necessary on a bicycle?"
- Nicknames for Isobel: | Edit
Izzie, Iso, Isa, Bell, Ellie
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Isobel is the Scottish form of Isabel, a Spanish variant of Elizabeth meaning "God is my oath".
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Isobel of Huntingdon, Scottish princess and ancestor of Robert the Bruce, king of Scotland.
Isobel Campbell, Scottish singer, composer, and cellist.
Isobel Miller Kuhn, missionary
Isobelle Carmody, Australian science-fiction writer
Isobel Bird, American author
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Isobel Crawley, character on TV series "Downton Abbey"
Dr. Isobel Katherine Stevens, character on TV show "Grey's Anatomy"
The wonderful Bjork song, "Isobel"
Global Popularity of the Name Isobel
- #57 in England
- #165 in Scotland