Mabel Name Meaning & Origin

Mabel

Pronunciation: MAY-bəl (key)

Related Names:

Mable, May, Maybelle

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Nicknames for Mabel

May, Mabs, Mae, Maisie, Mabes, Mabie, May-May, Maybelline, Mabelluna, Marbles, Mae-Bee

Meanings and history of the name Mabel

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

Mabel Normand, silent film actress (arguably, film's first "comedy girl")
Mabel Ray Mulroney (b. 2008), daughter of American actor and musician Dermot Mulroney
Mabel Painter Lowe (b. 2009), daughter of American actor and director Chad Lowe
Mabel Ray Willis (b. 2012), daughter of American actor, producer, and singer Bruce Willis and English model and actress Emma Heming

Mabel in song, story & screen

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"
Quite a few bluesy songs named "Mabel" as well as a ska, swing, drum&bass, country songs and more!
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" is an adorable rock song by Carter Beckworth
"Mabel's Labels" is a really cool company that designs scrapbook labels and art
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
Mabel Lane Fox is a character in the PBS series, "Downton Abbey"
Mabel "Abby" Haddington, recurring character on the animated television show "Bob's Burgers"

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