Meaning:Promised by God


Pronunciation:IS uh BELL luh

Variations:Isabela, Isobella, Izabela, Izabella, Izzabella, Isobela

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About Isabella

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Isabella is a lovely name that conveys a sense of elegance, grace and beauty. It is also a very customisable name in terms of spelling, with many nicknames for you to choose from.

Detailed Meaning

The Latin form of Isabel and derived from the name Elizabeth. Along with its alternate spellings, the name has surged in popularity recently, possibly due to the success of the Twilight franchise, in which Isabella is the full name of the main character.

Famous People With This Name

Isabella Rossellini is a famous Italian actress known for her role in the film “Blue Velvet.” Isabella Stewart Gardener was an American art collector and patron of the arts, with a museum in her name in Boston. Isabella Andreini was a 16th century Italian writer and actress.

Possible Nicknames

Nicknames for Isabella include Izzy, Issy, Bell, Belle or Bella.

Related Names

Isabella can also be spelt Isabela, Isobela, Isobella, Izabela, Izabella, and Izzabella.

Stories Featuring This Name

Isabella Linton is a character in Emily Brontë’s novel, “Wuthering Heights.” Isabella Swan is the main character in the “Twilight” series. Isabella is a character in Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.”

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