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Isabel

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Meaning and origin
Isabel is a Spanish girl name. The meaning of the name is `concecrated to God `.


Where is it used?
The name Isabel is mainly used in Spanish, Portuguese, French and in English.

It is an abbreviated form of
Isaiah, used in English, Jewish and in the bible.


How do they say it elsewhere?
Isobel (In Scottish)
Iseabail (In Scottish)
Ilse (In German)
Isabella (In English, Italian, Spanish and in Dutch)
Isabelle (In English, French and in German)
Elizabeth (In English and in the bible)
Ysabel (In English (Modern))
Isbel (In English)
Isabell (In English)
Zabel (In Armenian)


If it's too long people might use
In English: Isa


See also
In Welsh: Bethan
In Slovene: Elizabeta
In Scottish: Ealasaid
In Scottish: Ishbel
In Scandinavian and in English: Lis
In Scandinavian: Lisbet
In Scandinavian: Elisabet
In Russian: Elizaveta
In Romanian: Elisabeta
In Polish and in Hungarian: Izabella
In Polish and in Czech: Izabela
In Polish: Elzbieta
In Manx: Ealisaid
In Italian: Elisabetta
In Irish: Eilís
In Hungarian: Erzsébet
In Greek: Elisavet
In German: Liesel
In German: Lili
In German: Lisbeth
In German: Liesl
In German: Liese
In German: Liesa
In German: Elli
In French: Lisette
In English and in Scottish: Elspeth
In English and in Scottish: Elspet
In English, German, French and in the bible: Elisabeth
In English: Lisa
In English: Lise
In English: Liza
In English: Tetty
In English: Sabella
In English: Lizzy
In English: Lizzie
In English: Bess
In English: Lizbeth
In English: Liz
In English: Bessie
In English: Ibbie (F)
In English: Bettie
In English: Eliza
In English: Elissa
In English: Betty
In English: Elise
In English: Bette
In English: Elsie
In English: Betsy
In English: Beth
In English: Libby
In Dutch: Lijsbeth
In Dutch: Liesbeth
In Danish and in German: Else
In Czech and in Slovak: Alzbeta
In the bible: Elisheba
In Other languages: Isebella
In Other languages: Elsabeth


What Isabel`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    It sound melodious
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing really
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    It would be Emma or Emily
    Extra information:
    Isabel is quite a common name
  2. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    Its a unique name with a different spelling for everyone
    The worst thing about the name:
    When someone calls me Isabella
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    I would change my name to Isabel
    Extra information:
    To all of the Isabels out there- enjoy your name! Have fun with it and claim it as your own. You are your own person. Remember that...
  3. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    Its a unique name with a different spelling for everyone
    The worst thing about the name:
    When someone calls me Isabella
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    I would change my name to Isabel
    Extra information:
    To all of the Isabels out there- enjoy your name! Have fun with it and claim it as your own. You are your own person. Remember that...
  4. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    Its meaning God's promise
    The worst thing about the name:
    When smeone calls me izu
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    It would be Bella
    Extra information:
    I luv my name coz my mum gave it to me which means all that was promised to my family has beign 4filled thru my cming
  5. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    it is a cute name and is derived from the hebrew name elisheba meaning God's promise.
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    nothing
    Extra information:
    no
  6. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    Not a lot of people have this name sounds alike but differ on spelling*.*
    The worst thing about the name:
    Nothing
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    Barbie
    Extra information:
  7. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    Focus women
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:

    Extra information:
  8. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    Isabel is natural person
    The worst thing about the name:

    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:

    Extra information:
  9. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    It's such a cute name!!
    The worst thing about the name:
    All the annoying Is a bell ringing jokes.
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    It would be Tapanga, but luckily my sister talked my dad out of it.
    Extra information:
  10. The best thing about the name Isabel:
    Being called Isabel is an unique name, I love it when people ask what my name is and when I tell them it is Isabel they always exclaim what a pretty name it is! Also they always ask if I am english as the name is spanish.
    The worst thing about the name:
    Hmm, there isn't one I think but you do tend to have lots of cute nicknames like Izzy, Izzy Wizzy, Izzypops Izzy on a bicycle. Is a bell ringing? Funny really.
    If my name wasn`t Isabel....:
    Hm,I would be called Imogen instead if I was not called Isabel. Imogen is a lovely name actually.
    Extra information:
    I used to think when I have children, if any of them are girls their names would be like Ingrid, Imogen, Imelda, Igor, Ivan, Isobel and Isa!


More `Isabel` links
Isabel as abbreviation
Actors named Isabel
Isabel in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Isabel

Isabel appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 86. In the last 128 years Isabel has occupied a spot in the top 1000 without interruptions. The name reached the top-100 9 times. 2003 was a `top year` for the name Isabel. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #83. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
200786
200687
200589
200487
200383
200285
200188
200093
199997
1998118
1997141
1996197
1995217
1994243
1993258
1992265
1991332
1990339
1980436
1970482
1960492
1950421
1940361
1930257
1920199
1910176
1900185
1890186
1880161


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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isabel
it is a beautiful name and i love it.
Isabel
At first , I never liked the name but since i came across this page i began to like my name


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