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Gender: Female Meaning of Maribel: "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + beautiful" Origin of Maribel: English combination of Mary and Bel

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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AldabellaxWulfe Says:

2017-07-02T12:43:29

It's quite lovely, but given that it's a combination of Mary and Belle I can't help but feel that the literal meaning would be "Bitter Beauty", which is slightly off-putting.

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-01-04T22:53:57

Stunning, love it

Netta5187 Says:

2016-04-09T01:38:16

Very romantic and charming! Great name!