Abygail meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Abygail No. of characters: 7 Gender: Girl Origin of Abygail: Unknown
How to pronounce Abygail a-by-gai(l), ab-yga-il , What does my name mean? Meaning of Abygail: Shadow, The Tingling of the Ear, Girl Prayed for

Abygail is a spelling variant of English and Hebrew name Abigail with y in place of i. 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.

Abygail was ranked 880 in 2018 US female names list and elevated by 0.79% from its previous ranking of 887 in 2017.

Full form of Abygail : Analytical Bright Youthful Good-Tempered Amiable Inquisitive Lonely

Abygail is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is not even used by anyone since 2011. Only 78 people have Abygail as their first name.

Abygail is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare name since 1974 and ranked 858 (0.002802% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 2375 people have Abygail as their first name. Abygail is not a native United States and Abygail may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.000664% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Abygail
YearRankOccurence
General girl name in
199582737
199682445
199782733
199883541
199983452
200083670
200185363
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Expression number of Abygail is 3.

Abygail are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Abygail are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Abygail possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with Abygaïl Koumaïl, Smaïl, Souhaïl, TaïlFamous people named Abygaïl Names like Abygaïl Abygaïl Namesakes Related Names: Aby, Abyade, Abyan, Abygaïl, Abygael, Abygail, Abygaile, Abygale, Abygayle, Abyssinia Popularity of Abygail

The girl name first appeared in 1974 when 5 babies had Abygail as their first name, the baby name went as low as 5 in 1987. At peak in 2009, Abygail was given to 179 (0.010%) girls after continuous rising specifically in California where 32 babies were named Abygail. Abygail had a 43 years long run and an instance of disappearance.

Updated on: May 29th, 2019
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