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date: 07 July 2022

Isabel 

Source:
A Dictionary of First Names
Author(s):

Patrick Hanks,

Kate Hardcastle,

Flavia Hodges

Originally a Spanish version of Elizabeth, which was coined by deletion of the first syllable and alteration of the final consonant sound to one that can normally end a word in Spanish. The name was imported into France in the early Middle Ages, and thence into England. It was a royal name, and its enduring popularity may have been enhanced by the fact that it was borne by a queen of England—... ...

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