Name of the Day: Isabela

Isabela (one l) is Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian. It’s also a more exotic spelling of the powerhouse Isabella.

POPULARITY: Isabela is #717 in the USA, and #88 in Portugal.

MEANING: Isabela is a variant of Elizabeth, meaning “consecrated to God”.

PRONUNCIATION: The correct pronunciation is ee-sah-BEL-ah, but English speakers will most likely say iz-ah-BEL-ah.

NICKNAMES: Izzy, Isa, Bella, Bela, Belle, Zoe, Abby (ok, the last two are a stretch).

OTHER VARIANTS: Way too many to list them all. Check out behindthename.com for a full list.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s