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Meaning and Origin

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Of uncertain origin, used in Scotland since the sixteenth century; possibly from Latin orabilis "yielding to prayer" or a variant of Annabel.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Arabella

Arabella was born on October 30th, 1949 in London, England, UK. She died on December 20th, 2007.

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Arabella was born on February 23rd, 1648. She breathed her last breath on May 30th, 1730.

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Arabella Weir is a comedian, actress, and writer. Arabella was born on December 6th, 1957 in San Francisco, United States.

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Arabella was born in 1850. She died in 1924.

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Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1992. Arabella was born on February 5th, 1965 in New York, New York U.S.

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Arabella Kiesbauer is a tv presenter, writer, actress, and television presenter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Arabella was given the name Cosima Arabella-Asereba Kiesbauer on April 8th, 1969 in Vienna.

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How popular is the baby name Arabella in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 7 7 0
1884 5 5 0
1885 11 11 0
1886 6 6 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 12 12 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 10 10 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 8 8 0
1900 7 7 0
1901 9 9 0
1902 7 7 0
1903 8 8 0
1904 11 11 0
1905 9 9 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 14 14 0
1912 9 9 0
1913 16 16 0
1914 23 23 0
1915 21 21 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 19 19 0
1918 18 18 0
1919 22 22 0
1920 22 22 0
1921 15 15 0
1922 20 20 0
1923 16 16 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 16 16 0
1926 16 16 0
1927 10 10 0
1928 20 20 0
1929 14 14 0
1930 8 8 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 8 8 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 7 7 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 8 8 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 6 6 0
1941 6 6 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 5 5 0
1946 6 6 0
1947 8 8 0
1948 9 9 0
1949 7 7 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 8 8 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 7 7 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 7 7 0
1966 8 8 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 6 6 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 9 9 0
1972 10 10 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 9 9 0
1981 10 10 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 7 7 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 6 6 0
1988 6 6 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 10 10 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 33 33 0
1996 25 25 0
1997 42 42 0
1998 68 68 0
1999 58 58 0
2000 91 91 0
2001 96 96 0
2002 138 138 0
2003 166 166 0
2004 215 215 0
2005 326 326 0
2006 447 447 0
2007 456 456 0
2008 467 467 0
2009 704 704 0
2010 832 832 0
2011 942 942 0
2012 1,314 1,314 0
2013 1,527 1,527 0
2014 1,902 1,902 0
2015 1,675 1,675 0
2016 1,736 1,736 0
2017 1,875 1,875 0

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Popularity of Arabella as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Arabella

  • How Popular is the name Arabella? Arabella is the 1,899th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arabella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,137 babies born with the first name Arabella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arabella to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arabella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Arabella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arabella is Thursday, September 3rd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Arabella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arabella was in 2014 with a total of 1,902 babies. That's a lot of babies named Arabella!
  • Random Arabella Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arabella ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 17 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Arabella: Your name in reverse order is Allebara. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laaerlab. How do you pronounce that?

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