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It is beautiful, elegant, uncommon, lovable, and timeless.
Embla, Mabel, Mable and Melba are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
I like Maybelle too
I love the name Mabel, and would love the opportunity to name a baby that. It wasn't too long ago that the name Emma was also an "old lady" name, and look at it now! Mabel means "lovable." I hope it doesn't become too trendy before my husband and I have a daughter.
- Personal experiences with the name Mabel: | Edit
Our darling Mabel is now 3 years old and I love her name as much today as I did when we first found it in the baby book. It's unique, cute, but not off-the-wall, strange, or whatever. We've gotten lots of compliments on it, a lot of, "Oh, that's different. Haven't heard that in a while." or "Is that a family name?" to which we say, "It is now!" :)
I recently named my dog Mabel and at first everyone was unsure, but now its beautiful, unique, lovable and can't imagine a better name for her. Her full name is Mabel Jean, (it sounds like Maybelline, the cosmetic company) its a beautiful match!
We named our second daughter (born 2010) Mabel. Some people get it, some people don't. We love the name for the same reasons: cute, solid, traditional, but not common.
Anyone I've known named Mabel was a really sweet person!
- Nicknames for Mabel: | Edit
May, Mabs, Mae, Maisie, Mabes, Mabie
- Meanings and history of the name Mabel: | Edit
Shortened form of the latin name, Amabel originally, later thought to be the French ma belle (my lovely girl), therefore sometimes found as Mabelle.
- Famous real-life people named Mabel: | Edit
Mabel Willis, youngest daughter of actor Bruce Willis
Mable Normand, an silent movie actress
Mabel Pines, modern cartoon character
- Mabel in song, story & screen: | Edit
Mabel is the main character in the 80's movie 'The Pirate Movie'
There's a wonderful children's book called "Mabel Murple"
Mabel Buchman, baby character born on '90s sitcom "Mad About You" (her name was an acronym for Mothers Always Bring Enough Love)
"Mabel" by Goldfinger
Revived in the 19th C. by The Heir of Redclyffe, Charlotte Yonge's hugely popular novel of the time, which featured a character named Amabel
Mabel Nesbitt from the film "Gosford Park"
The titular Mabel Normand from the musical "Mack & Mabel." She is a delivery girl who becomes a movie star. Based on the real life Mabel Normand
Mabel Wheeler from the British comedy show "You Rang, M'Lord?"
Mabel Thomas from the 1970s sitcom "What's Happening!!"
Mabel Osbourne from the 1981 slasher "My Bloody Valentine"
Mabel from the musical and film "The Pajama Game"
Mabel West from the anime series "Agatha Christie's Great Detectives Poirot and Marple"
Mabel Pines from the cartoon series "Gravity Falls"
"Mistress Mabel" song by The Fratellis
Mable, an old lady from SpongeBob that was friends with Man Ray back in highschool
Mabel, a fictional Somali kitty character in the story Adventure Wonders. Her lovers name is Godfrey, and she has a son name Joey
Mabel, Molly's alter in "The Half Life of Molly Pierce" by Katrina Leno