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Name Abby

Meaning:my father rejoices, joy of my fatherTools:

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About the name Abby in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German
Is short form of:Abigail
US 2015 rank:#437     ... 435:Jillian, 436:Joy, 437:Abby, 438:Malaysia, 439:Nylah ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Abbey, Abbi     Details
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About Abigail, the group of names with the same origin as Abby

Meaning/translation:my father rejoices, joy of my father
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:in the Bible Abigail is the wife of king David
Words:ab = the father  Hebrew
 giyl = the joy, the rejoice  Hebrew
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:4:Abigail USA 2005,  13:Abbie Scotland 2004,  34:Abby Scotland 2003,  35:Abbey Australia/NSW 2002,  63:Abigél Hungary 2015,  70:Gail England+Wales 1964,  77:Abi Scotland 2007,  91:Abbi Scotland 2004,  97:Gaëlle France 1998,  457:Abbigail USA 2009
Old/original forms:Abigajil Hebrew, Awigajil Hebrew
Name variants:Abagail, Abbey, Abbi, Abbie, Abbigail, Abby, Abegail, Abi, Abigail, Abigale, Abigayle, Abigél, Gaëlle, Gail, Gayle   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Australia/NSWGraph2010 93,  2009 93,  2008 83,  2006 82,  2005 67,  2004 80,  2003 92,  2002 77,  2001 61
England+WalesGraph2003 962002 100
IrelandGraph2008 89,  2007 75,  2006 93,  2005 71,  2004 552003 60,  2002 65,  2001 77
New ZealandGraph2009 78,  2008 75
ScotlandGraph2013 136,  2012 135,  2011 138,  2010 104,  2009 92,  2008 79,  2007 67,  2006 71,  2005 65,  2004 36,  2003 342002 43,  2001 43,  2000 60,  1999 89,  1998 97
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 1941990-1999 211,  1980-1989 233
USA yearlyGraph2015 437,  2014 389,  2013 352,  2012 308,  2011 296,  2010 284,  2009 255,  2008 259,  2007 221,  2006 205,  2005 198,  2004 166,  2003 163,  2002 165,  2001 1632000 205,  1999 174,  1998 194,  1997 192,  1996 208,  1995 209,  1994 213,  1993 240
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