Maribel

English combination of Mary and Bel
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + beautiful"

Maribel Origin and Meaning

The name Maribel is a girl's name of French origin meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + beautiful".

This modern name gathers some steam from the wildly popular Isabel.

The meaning of Mary is uncertain, but theories include "drop of the sea" (from Hebrew roots mar "drop" and yam "sea"); "bitter" (from Hebrew marah "bitterness"); and "beloved" (from the Egyptian root mr).

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# 1145 on Nameberry

Maribel Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Maribel Popularity

Famous People Named Maribel

  • Maribel Yerxa VinsonAmerican figure skater
  • Maria Isabel "Maribel" Verdú (Rollán)Spanish actress
  • Maribel Guadalupe Domínguez (Castelán)Mexican footballer
  • Maribel Guardia (born Maribel del Rocío Fernández García)actress, singer and Miss Costa Rica 1978
  • Maribel Martín (born Maria Isabel Martínez)Spanish actress
  • Emme Maribel Munizdaughter of singer/actress Jennifer Lopez

Maribel in Pop Culture

  • Maribel Duartemain character in Venezuelan telenovela "Maribel"
  • Maribel Lopezmother of Santana Lopez on Glee
  • Maribel Maydecharacter in video game 'Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past'