- a female given name.
Also Ma·belle [mey-bel, mey-bel] /meɪˈbɛl, ˈmeɪ bɛl/, Ma·ble.
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Examples from the Web for mable
I guess you ought to know, Mable, I paid your way in often enough.
They call it a still, Mable, cause they have to use it on the quiet.
The more I see of the army, Mable, the more I think its an awful bluff.
If I ever get old, Mable, dont let me read the newspaper out loud.
I guess thats the way these boats make records so often, Mable.
Word Origin and History for mable
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