Mirabel (name)

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Mirabel
Pronunciation /ˈmɪrəbɛl/
Gender Female
Origin
Language(s) Latin
Word/name mirabilis
Meaning wondrous
Region of origin Europe
Other names
Alternative spelling Mirabelle, Mirabell
Derivative(s) Mirabella
Related names Maribel, Maribella

Mirabel is a female name stemming from the Latin word mirabilis, meaning "wondrous" or "of wondrous beauty".[1][2] It was used as both a male and female name in the Middle Ages, but is now almost exclusively female.[3]

Variations[edit]

  • Mirabelle
  • Mirabell
  • Mirabella
  • Mirabela
  • Mira
  • Beli

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mirabel". BabyNamer.com. Retrieved May 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ Winthrop Ames (1990). What Shall We Name the Baby? (illustrated ed.). Simon and Schuster. ISBN 9780671709624. 
  3. ^ "Baby Name of the Day: Mirabelle". Appelation Mountain. December 10, 2010. Retrieved May 20, 2012.