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Gender of Mabel.

Mabel is a name more often given to females.

In a sample of all names from the US Census during the years 1890 to 2006, all of the children named Mabel were girls.

Even though Mabel is female, why is it sometimes used for boys? Often a name is taken from a neutral concept with no implied gender. Sometimes the name can be derived from two different sources, one male and one female. Names sometimes change gender over time!


Meanings of the name Mabel.

The following meaning is associated with the name Mabel:

  • My beautiful one

Origins of Mabel.

One origin of Mabel is English.

Lucky numbers for Mabel.

Number 6 playing card;©V.H.Smith

The numerological number for the name Mabel is 6.

Some two digit lucky numbers for Mabel are: 15 24 33 42 51 60 69 78 87 96.

What does this mean? If you believe in numbers having mystical powers, it could be something very important. You could look for a spouse with the same numerological number and choose your house or the date of an important even based on it. For most of us it is just a bit of fun. See if you have the same numerological number as any special person in your life.

How do you work out your numerological number? You use a special alphabet which gives a value to each of letters and then add the values of the letters in your name. You can see excactly how we calculated six as the lucky number for Mabel here: Calculating lucky numbers for Mabel.


Popularity of Mabel.

Graph of popularity of Mabel

Mabel was most popular in the year 1891, where it was at position fifteen for the whole of the USA.

The most popular decade for the name Mabel was from 1890 to 1899.

The last time that the name was in the top 1000 names in the USA census data was in 1964, where it was at position nine hundred and forty-six.


Writers

There are twenty-one Writers called Mabel.

Here are the first ten. See Writers who have the name Mabel for the full list.

  • Mabel Strickland

    Mabel Edeline Strickland, OBE (January 8, 1899 – November 29, 1988) was a Maltese and English journalist and politician, the daughter of Sir Gerald Strickland (later Lord Strickland), the former Prime Minister of Malta. She was the editor of The Times of Malta during World War II and led the Progressive Constitutional Party during the 1950s.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Strickland)

  • Mabel Lee

    Mabel Lee is a translator of the works of Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian. She has also taught Asian studies at the University of Sydney and is one of Australia's leading authorities on Chinese cultural affairs.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Lee)

  • Mabel Besant-Scott

    Mabel Emily Besant-Scott ("Mabs") (Leckhampton, Cheltenham, August 28, 1870 —Gloucestershire. May 22, 1952) was a Theosophist, Co-Freemason and Rosicrucian.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Besant-Scott)

  • Mabel Lucie Attwell

    Mabel Lucie Attwell (married name Earnshaw, June 4, 1879, London – November 5, 1964, Fowey) was a British children's illustrator. She was known for her cute, nostalgic drawings of children, based on her daughter, Peggy.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Lucie Attwell)

  • Mabel Burkholder

    Mabel Grace Burkholder (1881–1973) was a Canadian historian. She published a number of books about local history in Hamilton, Ontario.... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Burkholder)

  • Mabel Cabot

    Mabel "Muffie" Cabot (born Mabel Hobart in Boston, Massachusetts) is the daughter of explorer Janet Elliott Wulsin and her second husband Richard Hobart, a banker and collector of Chinese art.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Cabot)

  • Mabel Dodge Luhan

    Mabel Dodge Luhan is a Writer... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Dodge Luhan)

  • Mabel Maney

    Mabel Maney is an artist and author from San Francisco, California known for her lesbian pulp fiction. She is the author of the Nancy Clue series, a lesbian parody of the Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames, and Hardy Boys series.... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Maney)

  • Mabel Forrest

    Mabel Forrest (6 March 1872 – 18 March 1935) was an Australian writer and journalist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Forrest)

  • Mabel Seeley

    Mabel Seeley (née Hodnefield) (March 25, 1903 Herman, Minnesota - 1991) was an American mystery writer.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Seeley)

Actors

There are thirteen Actors called Mabel.

Here are the first ten. See Actors who have the name Mabel for the full list.

  • Mabel King

    Mabel King is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel King)

  • Mabel Poulton

    Mabel Poulton is an Actor... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Poulton)

  • Mabel Albertson

    Mabel Albertson is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Albertson)

  • Mabel Philipson

    Mabel Philipson (1 January 1887 – 8 January 1951) was a British actress and politician. She was the third female member to serve in the House of Commons after this became legally possible in 1918, representing Berwick-upon-Tweed.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Philipson)

  • Mabel Taliaferro

    Mabel Taliaferro is an Actor... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Taliaferro)

  • Mabel Ballin

    Mabel Ballin (1 January 1887 – 24 July 1958) was an American motion-picture actress of the silent film era best known for her role in Riders of the Purple Sage (1925). Her other notable roles included Jane Eyre (1921) and Vanity Fair (1923) in which she played Becky Sharp.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Ballin)

  • Mabel Love

    Mabel Love is an Actor... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Love)

  • Mabel Van Buren

    Mabel Van Buren (July 17, 1878 - November 4, 1947) was an American stage and screen actress from Chicago, Illinois. She had dark hair, brown eyes, and was five feet three inches tall.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Van Buren)

  • Mabel Julienne Scott

    Mabel Julienne Scott (November 2, 1892 - October 1, 1976) was a stage and silent movie actress from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She had a French mother and a Norwegian father.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Julienne Scott)

  • Mabel Paige

    Mabel Paige (19 December 1880 – 9 February 1954) was an American film actress. She appeared in over 50 films between 1914 and 1953.... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Paige)

Journalists

There are two Journalists called Mabel.

  • Mabel Strickland

    Mabel Edeline Strickland, OBE (January 8, 1899 – November 29, 1988) was a Maltese and English journalist and politician, the daughter of Sir Gerald Strickland (later Lord Strickland), the former Prime Minister of Malta. She was the editor of The Times of Malta during World War II and led the Progressive Constitutional Party during the 1950s.... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Strickland)

  • Mabel Dodge Luhan

    Mabel Dodge Luhan is a Journalist... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Dodge Luhan)

Nurses

There are two Nurses called Mabel.

  • Mabel Keaton Staupers

    Mabel Keaton Staupers (February 27, 1890 - November 29, 1989) was a pioneer in the American nursing profession. Faced with racial discrimination after graduating from nursing school, Staupers became an advocate for racial equality in the nursing profession.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Keaton Staupers)

  • Mabel Grouitch

    Mabel Grouitch née Dunlop (born 1888, date of death unknown) was an American surgical nurse who worked with the Red Cross during World War I.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Grouitch)

Painters

There are two Painters called Mabel.

  • Mabel Mary Spanton

    Mabel Mary Spanton, Member, RWS (1 December 1874 — circa 1940) was an English landscape painter who primarily worked in watercolour.Who's Who in Art (Third Edition, 1934)... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Mary Spanton)

  • Mabel Annesley

    Lady Mabel Marguerite Annesley (25 February 1881 - 19 June 1959) was a wood-engraver and watercolour painter. Her work is in many collections, including the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Gallery of Canada and the National Gallery of New Zealand.... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Annesley)

Poets

There are two Poets called Mabel.

  • Mabel Forrest

    Mabel Forrest (6 March 1872 – 18 March 1935) was an Australian writer and journalist.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Forrest)

  • Mabel Segun

    Mabel Segun (born 1933) is a Nigerian poet and writer born in Ondo, Nigeria. She attended the University of Ibadan.... (abstract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Segun)

Conductors

There is one Conductor called Mabel.

  • Mabel Wheeler Daniels

    Mabel Wheeler Daniels (born Swampscott, Massachusetts, November 27, 1878 - died Boston, March 10, 1971) was an American composer, conductor, and teacher. She attended Radcliffe College and studied with George Whitefield Chadwick before traveling to Germany for further study with Ludwig Thuille in Munich.... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Wheeler Daniels)

Figure Skaters

There is one Figure Skater called Mabel.

  • Mabel Fairbanks

    Mabel Fairbanks (November 14, 1916-October 2001) was an African-American figure skater and coach.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Fairbanks)

Philosophers

There is one Philosopher called Mabel.

  • Mabel Besant-Scott

    Mabel Emily Besant-Scott ("Mabs") (Leckhampton, Cheltenham, August 28, 1870 —Gloucestershire. May 22, 1952) was a Theosophist, Co-Freemason and Rosicrucian.... ( from the wikipedia article on Mabel Besant-Scott)

Playwrights

There is one Playwright called Mabel.

  • Mabel Dodge Luhan

    Mabel Dodge Luhan is a Playwright... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Dodge Luhan)

Saints

There is one Saint called Mabel.

  • Mabel Jones Gabbott

    Mabel Jones Gabbott (October 23, 1910 – February 13, 2004) was an American Latter-day Saint hymnwriter, and the author of the words to "Lord, Accept into Thy Kingdom," "In Humility Our Saviour" and "We Have Partaken of Thy Love," all now part of the 1985 LDS English hymnbook.... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Jones Gabbott)

Tennis Players

There is one Tennis Player called Mabel.

  • Mabel Cahill

    Mabel Esmonde Cahill (born 2 April 1863, Ballyragget, County Kilkenny, Ireland – died January 01, 1905, Ireland Tennis Hall Of Fame) was a female tennis player from Ireland (at the time of her victory, Ireland was part of the United Kingdom). She was the first foreign woman to win a major tournament: the U.... (excerpt from the wikipedia article on Mabel Cahill)

Trade Unionists

There is one Trade Unionist called Mabel.

  • Mabel Howard

    Mabel Mabel Bowden Howard (18 April 1894 – 23 June 1972) was a well known New Zealand trade unionist and politician. She was the first woman secretary of a male union (the Canterbury General Labourers’ Union).... (extract from the wikipedia article on Mabel Howard)

Mabel

Gender: more often female

Meaning: My beautiful one

Origin: English

Lucky Number: Six

Popularity: Position 15 in 1891

Famous people

Twenty-one Writers

Thirteen Actors

Two Journalists

Two Nurses

Two Painters

Two Poets

One Conductor

One Figure Skater

One Philosopher

One Playwright

One Saint

One Tennis Player

One Trade Unionist