Popularity:2478
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Lovable
A name whose beauty has surpassed the test of time, Annabel is a name steeped in antiquity and renowned worldwide. This feminine title is particularly popular in Scotland and stems from the Anglo-Norman/Old French name Amabel. Amabel, now an incredibly rare appellation, is derived from the Latin word amabilis and means “lovable,” the perfect endearment to give your beloved newcomer. This centuries-old name has evolved into Annabelle and Annabella, and is most famous for the bright-eyed tragic heroine in Edgar Allen Poe’s poem, “Annabel Lee.” A lyrical title that sings to the ear, Annabel is an ideal choice for a soul as enchanting as baby’s.
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