Isabella – University of Copenhagen

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Names in Denmark > Personal names > The most popular names for girls > Isabella

Isabella

How many girls were given this name in 2009?

534

Meaning

Isabella is an Italian/Spanish/Portuguese form of the Hebrew name Elisabeth, which may mean 'God is perfection'.

Popularity

Isabella became popular around 1990, and the popularity of the name is still increasing steadily.

Well-known bearers of the name

The little Danish princess who was born in 2007 was named Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe. In addition to that, Isabella is the name of a famous Spanish queen.

Incidentally

The name Elisabeth has a high number of national variations, in addition to Isabella, for example Elsebeth and Bettina. Elisabeth has also provided a basis for several very different pet names all over the world, i.e. Liz, Betty and Ella.