Variation of Mabel; combination of May and Belle; "loveable"

Maybelle Origin and Meaning

The name Maybelle is a girl's name meaning "loveable".

This spelling variation of Mabel clears up the pronunciation — "may-belle", as opposed to "may-bull". Maybelle is packed with Southern charm, and like sister name Mabel is on the rise, but still on a much smaller scale.

# 988 in the US

Maybelle Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Maybelle

  • Maybelle CarterAmerican musician of The Carter Family
  • Big Maybelle (born Mabel Louise Smith)American R&B singer
  • Maybelle Zenobia Berretta MarstonAmerican operatic contralto
  • Maybelle GoodlanderAmerican photographer
  • Maybelle ReichardtAmerican Olympic discus thrower
  • Myra Maybelle Shirleybirth name of the Old West outlaw Belle Starr
  • May Belle Elsasbirth name of Mary Ellis, American actress

Maybelle in Pop Culture

  • Maybelle Merriwether Picardcharacter from the novel "Gone with the Wind"
  • May Belle Aaronscharacter in "Bridge to Terabithia,"
  • Maybellecharacter from the TV show "Jessie"