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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

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”. Arabella is also the name of a beautiful pink and purple flower. The flower symbolizes wisdom, travel, and mischief.

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Nicknames for Arabella

Arabella evokes feelings of beauty and peace. If you're looking for a nickname for the Arabella in your life, we've created a list of possible nickname options like “Bella” and “Aria”. However, feel free to come up with a nickname that's unique to their individual personality.

Arabella Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Arabella is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: air- uh-BELL-ah

Syllables: Four

Alternative Spellings for Arabella

Arabella Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration, Arabella first entered the top 1000 baby girl names in 2005 and it peaked at #151 in 2017.

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Great Middle Names for Arabella and Their Meanings

Famous People Named 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
  • 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)
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