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Mabel

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134k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mabel

"Mabel" is a name of English origin, and it means "Lovable". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

English form of Amabel, from Latin amabilis (“lovable”).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Mabel

Mabel "Madea" Simmons is a fictional character.

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Mabel Normand was an actress, director, screenwriter, and producer. She was most prominent from 1910 to 1927. Mabel was given the name Mabel Ethelreid Normand on November 9th, 1892 in New Brighton, Staten Island, New York, US. Mabel is also known as Mabel Normand-Cody. She passed away on February 23rd, 1930.

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Mabel King was an actor, singing, actress, and singer. She was most active from 1964 to 1964. Mabel was given the name Mabel Elizabeth Washington on December 25th, 1932 in Charleston, South Carolina. She breathed her last breath on November 9th, 1999.

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Mabel Albertson was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1928 to 1975. Mabel was given the name Mabel Ida Albertson on July 24th, 1901 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, U.S. She died on September 28th, 1982.

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Mabel Pines is a part-time employee at the mystery shack's gift shop and part-time contract.

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Mabel was born on November 25th, 1857. She died on January 3rd, 1923.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mabel

Princess was born on August 11th, 1968.

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Abdallah was born on July 27th, 1983.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 808 808 0 #22 girl name
1881 893 893 0 #23 girl name
1882 997 997 0 #23 girl name
1883 1,092 1,086 6 #23 girl name
1884 1,270 1,270 0 #20 girl name
1885 1,356 1,349 7 #20 girl name
1886 1,428 1,422 6 #20 girl name
1887 1,499 1,494 5 #18 girl name
1888 1,830 1,830 0 #17 girl name
1889 1,954 1,947 7 #16 girl name
1890 2,066 2,058 8 #17 girl name
1891 2,037 2,029 8 #15 girl name
1892 2,170 2,170 0 #19 girl name
1893 2,201 2,191 10 #21 girl name
1894 2,227 2,221 6 #20 girl name
1895 2,359 2,359 0 #20 girl name
1896 2,283 2,283 0 #21 girl name
1897 2,232 2,222 10 #22 girl name
1898 2,338 2,331 7 #23 girl name
1899 2,133 2,127 6 #22 girl name
1900 2,517 2,509 8 #25 girl name
1901 2,109 2,097 12 #23 girl name
1902 2,292 2,280 12 #24 girl name
1903 2,171 2,163 8 #25 girl name
1904 2,184 2,172 12 #27 girl name
1905 2,185 2,178 7 #29 girl name
1906 2,064 2,054 10 #34 girl name
1907 2,080 2,069 11 #36 girl name
1908 2,108 2,096 12 #37 girl name
1909 2,018 2,007 11 #41 girl name
1910 2,133 2,123 10 #45 girl name
1911 2,181 2,171 10 #43 girl name
1912 2,729 2,714 15 #46 girl name
1913 2,749 2,741 8 #56 girl name
1914 3,143 3,131 12 #58 girl name
1915 3,696 3,683 13 #62 girl name
1916 3,686 3,680 6 #65 girl name
1917 3,516 3,499 17 #68 girl name
1918 3,645 3,636 9 #74 girl name
1919 3,412 3,405 7 #78 girl name
1920 3,373 3,364 9 #83 girl name
1921 3,342 3,337 5 #85 girl name
1922 2,899 2,893 6 #99 girl name
1923 2,701 2,694 7
1924 2,657 2,652 5
1925 2,301 2,293 8
1926 2,083 2,075 8
1927 1,960 1,955 5
1928 1,749 1,742 7
1929 1,525 1,516 9
1930 1,377 1,368 9
1931 1,066 1,060 6
1932 1,117 1,111 6
1933 880 873 7
1934 858 852 6
1935 826 826 0
1936 743 743 0
1937 701 696 5
1938 673 673 0
1939 592 592 0
1940 555 550 5
1941 507 507 0
1942 513 513 0
1943 478 478 0
1944 387 387 0
1945 344 344 0
1946 334 334 0
1947 345 345 0
1948 311 311 0
1949 253 253 0
1950 228 228 0
1951 200 200 0
1952 217 217 0
1953 196 196 0
1954 173 173 0
1955 194 194 0
1956 182 182 0
1957 174 174 0
1958 132 132 0
1959 140 140 0
1960 134 134 0
1961 140 140 0
1962 126 126 0
1963 122 122 0
1964 124 124 0
1965 94 94 0
1966 84 84 0
1967 72 72 0
1968 71 71 0
1969 86 86 0
1970 60 60 0
1971 75 75 0
1972 67 67 0
1973 65 65 0
1974 82 82 0
1975 68 68 0
1976 76 76 0
1977 64 64 0
1978 62 62 0
1979 70 70 0
1980 75 75 0
1981 86 86 0
1982 75 75 0
1983 73 73 0
1984 75 75 0
1985 67 67 0
1986 72 72 0
1987 85 85 0
1988 103 103 0
1989 64 64 0
1990 78 78 0
1991 75 75 0
1992 80 80 0
1993 65 65 0
1994 75 75 0
1995 53 53 0
1996 58 58 0
1997 42 42 0
1998 77 77 0
1999 90 90 0
2000 75 75 0
2001 82 82 0
2002 93 93 0
2003 97 97 0
2004 90 90 0
2005 106 106 0
2006 116 116 0
2007 127 127 0
2008 139 139 0
2009 147 147 0
2010 177 177 0
2011 196 196 0
2012 241 241 0
2013 393 393 0
2014 427 427 0
2015 529 529 0
2016 602 602 0

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Popularity of Mabel as a first name

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Popularity of Mabel as a last name

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Common last names for Mabel

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Thompson
  • Nelson
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Clark
  • Thomas
  • Peterson
  • Young
  • Hall

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mabel U.S.
  White 76.47% 64.26%
  African American 11.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mabel

People with the last name Mabel are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mabel

  • How Popular is the name Mabel? Mabel is the 522nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mabel was the 114,424th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mabel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 133,924 babies born with the first name Mabel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mabel to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mabel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 808 new born babies.
  • When was Mabel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mabel is Friday, April 6th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Mabel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mabel was in 1915 with a total of 3,683 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mabel!
  • Random Mabel Factoid: According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mabel ranks 51st in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 78 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1911.
  • Weird things about the name Mabel: Your name in reverse order is Lebam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eambl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mabel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 153 people with the last name Mabel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mabel? Mabel is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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