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Mabel

[mey-buh l]
noun
  1. a female given name.
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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.

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