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Gender: F Meaning of Isobel: "pledged to God" Origin of Isobel: Scottish variation of Isabel

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The Scottish spelling of Isabel has a definite character of her own, the 'o' giving her an extra infusion of strength.

Isobels have appeared on several high-profile TV shows: Isobel Crawley is Matthew's mother on Downton Abbey, Isobel Fleming is a Vampire Diaries character, and Isobel Stevens was known as Izzie on Grey's Anatomy.

Famous People Named Isobel

Isobel Buchanan, Scottish operatic soprano

Pop Culture References for the Name Isobel

Isobel Flemming, character on The Vampire Diaries, played by Mia Kirshner
Dr. Isobel "Izzie" Stevens, Grey's Anatomy
Isobel, song by Icelandic singer Bjork
Isobel Campbell, member of Belle and Sebastian
Isobel Lanley, protagonist in the Nevermore book series by Kelly Creagh
Isobel Crawley, character in Downton Abbey