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Girl Name: Sable

Name: Sable
Pronunciation: \s(a)-ble, sab-le\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Sable's also a boy name)
Meaning: black
Origin: Slavic
Sounds Like: Sabelle, Cybele, Sabella, Sibyl, Sybille, Sybill, Sybil, Sybelle, Sybel, Sibyll, Sibelle, Sibell, Sibel, Sabylla, Sabilla
Similar Names: Mable, Sile, Mayble, Maible, Saba, Sabah, Sabine, Sabra, Sally, Sallie, Salley, Sallee, Sal, Samale
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 21929

Description

Sable \s(a)-ble, sab-le\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Sable), is pronounced SAY-bel. It is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Sable is "black". A highly prized fur, dark brown, almost black. Also used in French and English heraldry as a term for black.

Baby names that sound like Sable are Sabelle, Cybele, Sabella, Sibyl, Sybille, Sybill, Sybil, Sybelle, Sybel, Sibyll, Sibelle, Sibell, Sibel, Sabylla and Sabilla. Other similar baby names are Mable, Sile, Mayble, Maible, Saba, Sabah, Sabine, Sabra, Sally, Sallie, Salley, Sallee, Sal and Samale.

Popularity

Sable is not a popular first name for women 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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