Gender: Female Origin of Sable: Animal name

Sable Origin and Meaning

The name Sable is a girl's name .

Sable is often associated with the Dynsaty soap opera, but it is actually a type of animal historically hunted for its fur. Sable is also used as a word for a warm, rich black color. Both associations carry hints of luxury.

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emmer Says:


Makes me think of the weasel, but I like it! They are pretty and their furs were once fashionable, like mink here in the US.

Tammy Tim-Tam (Timmy Tammy) Says:


I have had this name in my head for a long time now, but I was thinking about it for a little man. I did not know about the animal called Sable. When I think of the word sable I think of a sword, so naturally I was thinking of this name for a boy.

beachbear Says:


"Santa baby, just slip a sable under the tree, for meeeee!"

Not a good idea.

Alice F Says:


Means sand in French

sablemae98 Says:


The name can also mean black. :)

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I like the combo Sable Iris.

cinereus Says:


Sounds pretty, I don't watch old soap operas!

amberdaydream Says:


Love, love, love, love loving this name right now. On my list. I hope it stays!