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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Amabel f. Latin amabilis 'loving'.

England
Latin
1161x1184 Mabilia (nom) MDE p. 227, no. 1; 1189 Mabbel (nom) GASurv p. 124, Mabile (nom) ibid. p. 139, Mabilia (nom) ibid. p. 206; 1222 Mabilia (nom) StPaulDom p. 29; 1246 Mabilie (gen) PSS-II p. 6; 1256 Amabiliam (acc) EARNb p. 3, Amabiliæ (dat) ibid. p. 4, Mabiliam (acc) ibid. p. 3; 1381 Amabilia (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 86, Amabilla (nom) FenPT-2 p. 6, Mabbilia (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 73, Mabella (nom) ibid. p. 116, Mabilia (abl) ibid. p. 90, Mabilla (nom) FenPT-2 p. 9, Suffolk1381 p. 97, Mabillia (nom) ibid. p. 102, Mabylye (nom) ibid. p. 81; 1554 Mabella (nom) StMartF p. 58
Early Modern English
1547 Mabile BarnstapleBap p. 6; 1548 Mabyle ibid. p. 6; 1570 Mabell COmar-vol5 p. 4; 1572 Mabell OrpingtonKe p. 4; 1574 Mabell StAnthonlin p. 23
France
Latin
1147 Mabilia (abl) clairvaux-12thc 18; 1180 Mabilia (nom) RotScaNor p. 19
Old French
1313 Mabile Paris1313 p. 31
Italy
Latin
1164 Mabilia (abl) SDE3 I; 1265x1339 Mabilia (nom) BBC-Berg 177
Italian
1513x1521 Mabilia LeoX p. 18
Switzerland
Latin
14thCx1478 Mabilliona (nom) Ob-SPVn (82)
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Amabel". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 3. http://dmnes.org/2016/3/name/Amabel.