MeaningAbel is a male given name and is of Hebrew origin. It means breath. Pronounced as A-bəl, the name is currently in the top 250 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 250 of U.S birth chart of the year 2020. Variations of Abel include Able.
A Biblical figure, Abel is Adam and Eve's younger son. He was killed by his brother, Cain out of jealousy which was then compensates with positive connotations: capable, competent, ready and willing.
Abel is a boy's name.
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