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Gender: F Meaning of Annabella: "loving" Origin of Annabella: Latin variation of Annabel Annabella's Popularity in 2014: #256

With the ascent of all names -ella, and even -bella, we predict that Annabella will rise as an alternative for such favorites as Isabella and Angelina. It is already showing signs of popularity, rising from number 461 in 2009 to 274 in 2013 and 256 in 2014! It's possible to spell the name Anabella. Annabel -- along with Anabel, Annabelle, Anabelle, and Annabell -- are potential alternatives.

Annabella crops up in royal history as the mother of King James I of Scotland, and plays a part in the 1633 play Tis Pity She's a Whore. Sela Ward has a daughter named Annabella, and a current bearer is actress Annabella Sciorra.

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Famous People Named Annabella

Annabella "Bella" Avery Thorne - American actress
Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra - American actress
Annabella Raye Sherman, daughter of Sela Ward
Princess Annabella of Scotland, The Countess of Huntly

Pop Culture References for the name Annabella

Annabella Wilmot, character in 'The Tenant of Wildfell Hall' by Anne Bronte