Arabella is a girl’s baby name of Scottish and Latin origin. Arabella has been popular since 2005 but popularity began to fall off after 2017. Arabella is still a beautiful alternative to common names like Isabella and Annabelle.
Meaning of the name Arabella:
Scottish Gaelic: loveable, golden mouthed
Latin: given to prayer
Origin of the name Arabella:
Arabella is a girl’s name of Medieval Scottish origin meaning “loveable, golden mouthed”. Arabella may derive from the Latin name Orabel meaning “given to prayer”.
Symbolism of the name Arabella:
Arabella is also the name of a beautiful pink and purple flower. The flower symbolizes wisdom, travel, and mischief.
Style of the name Arabella:
Gender of the name Arabella:
Arabella is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Arabella:
Number of syllables in the name Arabella:
Emotion evoked from the name Arabella:
Arabella evokes feelings of beauty and peace.
Alternative spellings for the name Arabella:
Arabela, Erabella, Aribella
Nicknames for the name Arabella:
Popularity of the name Arabella:
According to the Social Security Administration, Arabella first entered the top 1000 baby girl names in 2005 and it peaked at #151 in 2017.
Related names for the name Arabella:
Great middle names for the name Arabella and their meanings:
- Anna (grace)
- Amelie (work)
- Verity (truth)
- Elsie (pledged to God)
- Maeve (she who intoxicates)
- Genevieve (tribe woman)
- Beatrice (blessed)
Famous people with the name Arabella:
- Arabella Mansfield (first woman lawyer in the U.S.)
- Arabella Weir (British comedian and actress)
- Arabella Steinbacher (German classical violinist)
- Arabella Burton Buckley (English scientist)
- Arabella Spencer Churchill (granddaughter of Winston Churchill
Arabellas in popular culture:
- Arabella Ardelia (literature, “Invisible Ring” by Anne Bishop)
- Arabella Allen (literature, “Pickwick Papers” by Charles Dickens)
- Arabella Figg (literature, Harry Potter series)
- Arabella (literature, “Lady Windermere's Fan” by Oscar Wilde)
- Arabella Fermor (literature, “The Rape of the Lock” by Alexander Pope)