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Gender: F Meaning of Mirabel: "wonderful" Origin of Mirabel: Latin

Mirabel is one of those names that's not on the Top 1000 but ought to be — and undoubtedly will be soon. There's a real resurgence of 'bel' names like Isabel and Annabel, and Mirabel, a more unusual and elegant example, which has a wonderful Latin meaning, is also the name of a delicate French plum spelled Mirabelle.

Mirabel and the Italian form Mirabella were both quite common in the later Middle Ages, and Mirabel is scattered throughout early English poetry.

Mirabel has a nice pair of nickname options — Mira and Belle.

Famous People Named Mirabel

Mirabel Dorothy Topham, English businesswoman and owner of the Aintree racecourse

Pop Culture References for the name Mirabel

Mirabel Unwin, character in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton
Mirabel, male character in the circa 1621 play The Wild Goose Chase
Mirabel Cotton was a character in L M Montgomery's Anne of Avonlea. A student of Anne's who sat with Dora Kieth.
Mirabella Took was Frodo's maternal grandmother in the Lord of the Rings series by J R Tolkien

Meribelle, Meribel, Mirabell, Mirable, Mira

Mirabel's International Variations

Mirabelle, Mireille, Mirabeau (French) Mirella (Spanish)