Mabel

[ mey-buh l ]
/ ˈmeɪ bəl /
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noun

a female given name.

Also Ma·belle [mey-bel, mey-bel] /meɪˈbɛl, ˈmeɪ bɛl/, Ma·ble.

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Mabel

fem. proper name, shortening of Amabel. Enjoyed its greatest popularity as a given name for girl babies in U.S. from c.1884-1895.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper