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Boy Name: Sable

Name: Sable
Pronunciation: \s(a)-ble, sab-le\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Sable's also a girl name)
Origin: French
Similar Names: Cable, Gable, Sabre
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 21929


Sable \s(a)-ble, sab-le\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sable), is of Old French origin. Animal name. Sables are furry brown creatures depicted as black in ancient heralds.

Similar baby names are Cable, Gable and Sabre.


Sable is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#21929 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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