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Updated January 10, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin: Yielding to prayer
  • English: Beautiful Lion 
  • German: Beautiful eagle

Discover more baby name meanings to learn what's behind every name. 

Girl name variations

How Popular Is The Name Arabella

Famous people who gave their babies this name

What Does The Name Arabella Mean?

Arabella is a girl name of Latin origin meaning "yielding to prayer." In other cultures, Arabella also means beautiful, loving, lovable, and graceful. 

In English, Arabella can also mean "beautiful lion." 

How popular is the name Arabella? 

According to Social Security Administration data, Arabella has been steadily growing in popularity over the last few years and is currently the 202nd most popular girl's name.

According to Google search data analysis, Arabella reached peak popularity as a name in 2017. 

However, it is the 4th most popular name on

Where is the name Arabella popular?

Arabella was searched for most often in the following states:

Famous People Named Arabella and Arabella in Pop Culture 

The most famous person named Arabella was Lady Arabella Stuart, an English noblewoman and possible successor to Queen Elizabeth I. Arabella is the name of a song by popular British rock band The Arctic Monkeys. 

Variations and Nicknames for Arabella 

  • Ara
  • Arry
  • Bella
  • Belle

Arabella Pairs Well With These Middle Names

Arabella appears on these baby name lists:

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