Meaning and Origin of: Sable

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Dark-brown color fur; black

Girl name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : topographic name for someone who lived in a sandy place, from sable ‘sand’.
  • French (Sablé) : habitational name from a place so called in Sarthe.
  • Dutch and North German : metonymic occupational name for a furrier, fromsabel ‘sable’, ‘black fur’.