The name Amabel is a girl's name of French, Latin origin meaning "lovable". Amabel and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".
From the experts:
Amabel is an older name than Annabel and a lot more distinctive. Amabel was a very common name in the twelfth and thirteen centuries, then was revived during the nineteenth century British fad for medieval names.
In a short story by H.H. Munro, about Amabel, the vicar's daughter, it is said "Her name was the vicar's one extravagance."
Amabel's shortened form Mabel overtook the mama name early on.