Arabella

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin, used in Scotland since the sixteenth century; possibly from Latin orabilis "yielding to prayer" or a variant of Annabel.

Proper noun[edit]

Arabella

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press 2001.