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Name Abel

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Spanish, Portuguese, English, French
US 2015 rank:#125     ... 123:Axel, 124:Diego, 125:Abel, 126:Wesley, 127:Santiago ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Ábel, Abe, Abele, Adel, Adél, Amel, Arel, Axel, Mabel     Details
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About Abel/Abelina, the group of names with the same origin as Abel

Meaning/translation:breath
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:in the Bible Abel is the second son of Adam and Eve, murdered by his brother Cain
 instead of a Hebrew origin an Akkadian origin is possible, from aplu (son)
Words:hebel = the breath  Hebrew
 aplu = the son  Akkadian
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:49:Ábel Hungary 2014,  82:Abel Paris 2015
Name variants:Abelina, Abel, Ábel, Abele   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
France 2002 394
France/Paris 2015 82
NetherlandsGraph2015 93,  2013 91
NorwayGraph2015 1262014 195
Spain/MadridGraph2005 952000 96
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 385,  1980-1989 381
USA yearlyGraph2015 1252014 164,  2013 179,  2012 192,  2011 237,  2010 292,  2009 329,  2008 361,  2007 343,  2006 338,  2005 346,  2004 356,  2003 360,  2002 353,  2001 362,  2000 352,  1999 367,  1998 378,  1997 353,  1996 386,  1995 340,  1994 399,  1993 377
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