Isabel -- Origins of Name
Consecrated to God. Most likely a medieval Spanish form of Elizabeth, although some theories state that Isabel actually derives from an old Semitic name meaning daughter of Baal. Queens of Castile and Portugal and a queen of England have borne this name.
Alternatives: Isabeau (French), Isabella (Italian), Isabelle (French), Isbel (Scottish), Iseabail (Scottish Gaelic), Iseabel, Ishbel, Isobel, Ysabel (Spanish), Ysobel.
Nicknames: Bel, Bella, Belle, Issie, Izzie, Izzy, Sabella, Sabelle.