Annabel

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Gender: F Meaning of Annabel: "loving" Origin of Annabel: Scottish variation of Amabel Annabel's Popularity in 2015: #621

Annabel is a spirited name that embodies quirky British gentility, and is gaining increading favor in the U.S. in the wake of the mega-popular Isabel. Appearing in Scotland as early as the twelfth century, where it was a royal name, it also recalls the romantic Edgar Allan Poe poem Annabel Lee, written upon the death of his young wife, Virginia.

In the Swinging Sixties, Annabel was in the thick of things as the name of London's trendiest disco and nightclub, named for the wife of the owner.

Famous People Named Annabel

Annabel Lucy Veronica Jones, Viscountess Astor, English socialite and CEO
Annabel Claire Giles, English TV and radio presenter
Annabel Chong (born Grace Quek), Singaporean-American actress
Annabel Croft, English tennis player and TV commentator
Annabel Langbein, New Zealand celebrity chef
Annabel Goldsmith, English socialite
Annabel Lamb, English singer-songwriter
Annabel Lyon, Canadian novelist
Annabel Clare Mullion, Anglo-Irish actress
Annabel Leah Van Der Beek, daughter of American actor James Van Der Beek
Annabel Beam, girl whose story was chronicled in 2016 movie Miracles From Heaven and book of the same name by Christy Beam.

Pop Culture References for the name Annabel

Annabel Lee, poem by Edgar Allan Poe
Annabel Williams, character in "Annabel" by L. Frank Baum
Annabel "Anna" Coleman, character in book/movie "Freaky Friday"
Annabel, character in movie "Soul Survivors"
Annabel, character in Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita"
Annabel Greene, character in Sarah Dessen's "Just Listen"
Annabel aka Evelyn Draper, character in movie "Play Misty for Me"
'Annabel', novel by Kathleen Winter and song by Goldfrapp about a transgender child