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Gender: Female Origin of Maribel: French, combination of Mary and Belle Meaning of Belle: Short form of Isabelle or French, "beautiful"

The name Maribel is a girl's name of French origin. Maribel and is often added to lists like Belles of the Ball and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would you name a sibling to...?".

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

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Famous People Named Maribel

Maribel Yerxa Vinson, American 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 Muniz, daughter of singer/actress Jennifer Lopez

Pop Culture References for the name Maribel

Maribel Duarte, main character in Venezuelan telenovela "Maribel"
Maribel Lopez, mother of Santana Lopez on Glee
Maribel Mayde, character in video game 'Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past'


AldabellaxWulfe Says:


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:


Stunning, love it

Netta5187 Says:


Very romantic and charming! Great name!