Abigail

Girl
ab-i-geyl Father in rejoicing.

Meaning

Abigail is a female given name and is of Hebrew origin. It means father in rejoicing. Pronounced as ab-i-geyl, the name is currently in the top 50 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 50 of U.S birth chart of the year 2019. Variations of Abigail include Abigael, Abigale, Abbigail, Abbygail, Abigal.

In the Bible, Abigail was the wife of King David, said to be beautiful and wise.

Here are some potential nicknames for Abigail: Abbie, Abby, Ab, Abbygirl. See below for more.

Origin

Hebrew

Gender

Abigail is a girl's name.

Common Nicknames

Ab, Abba, Abbie, Abby, Abbygirl, Abe, Abs, Gail

Variations

Abigael, Abigale, Abbigail, Abbygail, Abigal

Pronunciation

ab-i-geyl
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Syllables

3

The rank of Abigail in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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