Abbigail meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Abbigail No. of characters: 8 Gender: Girl Origin of Abbigail: Hebrew
How to pronounce Abbigail a-bbi-gail What does my name mean? Meaning of Abbigail: Shadow, The Tingling of the Ear, My Father Rejoic

Abbigail is spelling variant of English and Hebrew name Abigail. Abigail came from Biblical name Avigayil or אֲבִיגָיִל in Hebrew comprising of two elements av/ אָב and gil/גִּיל meaning father and joy/ to rejoice respectively and interpreted as "my father is joy or Father rejoiced." In the Hebrew Bible, two women are mentioned who are called Abigail. First one was the sister of David appeared in 1 Chronicles 2, 15th verse. She was the mother of Amasa and second one was the wife Nabal. While Nabal is described as "churlish, mean and ill natured" his wife on the other hand was the beautiful, intelligent and loyal. After the death of Nabal, David asked her for marriage and she became the third wife of Kind David and mother of his second child, Chileab.

Abbigail was ranked 849 and came to ranking only once in list of US male names in 2004. Abbigail was ranked 786 in 2018 US female names list and elevated by 0.76% from its previous ranking of 792 in 2017.

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Abbigail is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1999 and ranked 1882 in 2014. Only 558 people have Abbigail as their first name. Abbigail is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Abbigail is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1997 and ranked 715 (0.006487% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 11066 people wear Abbigail as their first name. Abbigail is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1959 and ranked 715 (0.006487% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 11066 people have Abbigail as their first name. Abbigail is not a native United States and Abbigail may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.003096% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Abbigail
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Expression number of Abbigail is 7.

Abbigail likes to research and reason to know the answers of hidden questions as Abbigail are gifted with an analytical mind. Abbigail are always on the quest for knowledge and wisdom and loves being alone.

Names that rhyme with Abbigail Abagail, Abaigail, Abbagail, Abbegail, Abbeygail, Abbiegail, Abbigail, Abbygail, Abegail, Abgail, Abiegail, Abigail, Abilgail, Abrigail, Abygail, Agigail, Annagail, Avagail, Avigail, GailFamous people named Abbigail Names like Abbigail Abbigail Namesakes Related Names: Biblical: Abigail, Hebrew:Abbiah, Abbijah, Abbira, Indian: Abbirami , Abbiramy , Abbirani , Abbirany , Abbishanya , Abbishini , Abbiyuga , Other: Abbigaile, Abbigal, Abbigale (Graceful Rose, Rose), Abbigayl, Abbigayle, Abbilyn, Abbir (Gulal), Abbia, Abbin (Persian), Abbon, Abbrah, Comments : Abbigail is a proper name of person English and German women. Derives from ' Jewish ancient אֲבִיגַיִל ( ' Avigayil ), formed by abh, "father", from which Abner and gil, "rejoice" ; the meaning can be interpreted as "my father rejoices", "my father welcomed" or "my father is joy" or, in the broadest sense, "God is joy". The name has a low prevalence even in Italy, mainly due to the character of the opera of Verdi, the Nabucco. Versions of the name are Avigail, 'Avigayil, Abhigayil, Αβιγαια ( Abigail ), Apikalia, Abigail. - Samara Poppe Popularity of Abbigail

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