Aabel meaning, origin, history

Name: Aabel No. of characters: 5 Gender: Boy Origin: Biblical, HebrewUsed in: Finnish Used in countries: Finland How to pronounce Aabel aa-bel What does my name mean?

Male name Aabel is a Finnish variant of Old Greek name Αβελ of the Hebrew name הֶבֶל, can be written as Hevel or Hebel in English. Meaning of Abel is Breath or vapor. Abel is also a Biblical name, according to Old Testament he was the second son of Adam and Eve who was slained by his brother Cain. According to one theory Abel can also be a potential variant of ablu, Assyrian word meaning 'son.' Few people also use Abel as a pet form of Albrecht.


The name is not in use in United States, at least one male is bestowed Aabel in Sweden while over 125 boys have Aabel in their middle name. Just in case you wish to know, the Finnish Genitive and Partitive form of Aabel are Aabelin and Aabelia respectively. Per Pavels Aabel was a Norwegian theater actor and comedian who made his stage debut in 1931, well known as Ludvig Holberg's interpreter. He was the son of a comedian Hauk Abel. Aabel stared in the theater for years and worked as a teacher.

Aabel is a masculine name bestowed upon over 144 boys. Nonetheless roughly 5 females too have Aabel in their name in Finland. Given are the frequency of the moniker among Finns:

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[1] Approx. usage till 1 July, 2019


A careful repositioning of the alphabets tranformed Aabel into name Abela present in German and English interpreted as Defender of Mankind. Coincidentally they are rare names too!

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