Abel meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Abel No. of characters: 4 Gender: Boy Origin of Abel: English French Spanish Portuguese Georgian Biblical Biblical Latin Biblical Greek
How to pronounce Abel a-bel What does my name mean? Meaning of Abel: Breath, Highborn and Steadfast, Child, Breathing Spirit, Son, Vapour, Hebrew origin, meaning: transience. In Germany rarely used. In the Bible, Abel, who was slain by his brother Cain, the second son of Adam is. Namesakes: Abel Tasman, Dutch navigator.

Origin and Meaning

Abel is a biblical given name thought to be derived from Hebrew word, Hebel, that is also a derivation of hevel meaning breath or vapour in English. In bible, Abel was the one of the two sons of first man and woman, Adam and Eve. Abel was a shephard in the Genesis, he and his brother Cain made the sacrifice to the God. Later Cain murdered his brother, the reason behind Cain's inhumane act is not entirely clear but it is believed that he was aggrieved by God favoring Abel's sacrifice. Abel is also believed to have came from reconstructed word meaning "herdsman" which precisely matches with the description of Abel in Hebrew Bible.

Abel was ranked 144 in 2018 list of US boys name and dropped by 0.70% from its previous ranking of 143 in 2017. Abel was ranked 938 in 2018 US female names list and elevated by 1.26% from its previous ranking of 950 in 2016. Comes from the Hebrew "Hevel" Means "fragility evanescence" If party August 5. Abel are full of tricks beings who love having an audience. Talkative, amusing,Abelalso have business sense and are good business. These are simple beings, adherents of common sense, workers,Abeldo a lot to deserve their happiness. Family life has an important place in their lives.

Full form of Abel : Accomodating Balanced Earnest Level-Headed

Abel is a rare first name for a boy in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 335 in 2014. Only 762 people have Abel as their first name. Abel is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Abel is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1971 and ranked 125 (0.081172% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 44485 people wear Abel as their first name. Abel is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 125 (0.081172% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 44485 people have Abel as their first name. Abel is not a native United States and Abel may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.012444% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Abel
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Expression number of Abel is 11.

Abel have high energy levels, just like a child. Abel are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Abel are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Abel Adabel, Aibel, Amabel, Anabel, Anaisabel, Annabel, Arabel, Aribel, Arisbel, Asbel, Aybel, Babel, Bethzabel, Betzabel, Bibel, Bonnibel, Cabel, Cambel, CharbelFamous people named Abel
Isabella Biagini in Maria Rosa la guardona as Actress
Jana Szabela in The Creeping as Actress
Annabelle Neilson in Guess Who's Coming to Dinner as
Isabelle Lajeunesse in Rabid as Actress
Annabel Totusaus in Biutiful as Actress
Dineo Nchabeleng in Beat the Drum as Actress
Isabella Adore in She's Got Big Boobs! 2 as Actress
Isabel Aboy in Cuestión de confianza as Actress
Isabel Fay in Bullets over Broad Street as Actress
Gay Abel-Bey in Fragrance as Actress
Abel Dhaira was an Ugandan footballer who played in the goalkeeper's demarcation.
Director Abel Ferrara, noted for movie King of New York
Names like Abel Abel Namesakes Related Names: Biblical: Hevel , Danish: Abelone, Hebrew:Abe, Nab, Abele (Breath), Abelina, African: Abenah (Born On Tuesday, Another form of Abena), Abenea, Abeneah, Abenee, Indian: Abelash , German: Abelarda (Noble, Honorable, Brave, Hardy), Abelardo (Father, Priest, Noble), Abelhard (Noble, Honorable, Brave, Hardy), Other: Able, Abell (Exhalation of Breath), Abelson, Abelia , Abelard (Resolute, Highborn, Steadfast, Noble), Abela, Abelie , Abelin , Abelinda , Abelinde , Abeline , Abelino, Abella, Abelota , Abelu (Short form of Abelone), Abelun (Short form of Abelone), Abelarde, Posts having Abel: Comments :Abel is a male first name and last name. In the Low German language area is Abel as a short form of Apollonia a female first name. In the Bible, Abel, means "He who is with God". This name was listed on the Polish territory in the Middle Ages, at the turn of the thirteenth and fourteenth century, initially as a religious name. The patron of this name in the Catholic Church are, next to Abel, son of Adam and Eve, among others, Abel, Bishop of Metz, and Abel, Archbishop of Reims. - Laraine Ormand Popularity of Abel

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