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Name Abigail

Meaning:my father rejoices, joy of my fatherTools:

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About the name Abigail in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:German, English
Diminutives:Gail, Gayle
Short forms:Abbey, Abbi, Abbie, Abby, Abi, Gaëlle
US 2015 rank:#7     ... 5:Isabella, 6:Mia, 7:Abigail, 8:Emily, 9:Charlotte ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Abagail, Abbigail, Abegail, Abigale, Abigayle, Abigél     Details
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About Abigail, the group of names with the same origin as Abigail

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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Australia/NSWGraph2015 32,  2014 29,  2013 28,  2012 30,  2011 27,  2010 242009 31,  2008 36,  2007 47,  2006 57,  2005 53,  2004 74,  2003 83,  2001 87
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2015 82014 10,  2013 15,  2012 12,  2011 9,  2010 11,  2009 12,  2008 9
England+WalesGraph2015 51,  2014 46,  2013 46,  2012 44,  2011 38,  2010 34,  2009 36,  2008 28,  2007 22,  2006 22,  2005 19,  2004 172003 20,  2002 22,  2001 22,  2000 18,  1999 20,  1998 21
IrelandGraph2015 56,  2014 55,  2013 54,  2012 50,  2011 53,  2010 49,  2009 46,  2008 362007 45,  2006 44,  2005 45,  2004 42,  2003 54,  2002 68,  2001 66,  2000 82,  1999 93
Jamaica 2008 5
MexicoGraph2013 35,  2011 31,  2010 282009 30,  2008 30
New ZealandGraph2015 32,  2014 32,  2013 41,  2012 32,  2011 33,  2010 292009 41,  2008 50
Peru 2012 7
ScotlandGraph2015 57,  2014 38,  2013 39,  2012 52,  2011 44,  2010 41,  2009 41,  2008 36,  2007 39,  2006 39,  2005 39,  2004 33,  2003 282002 44,  2001 61,  2000 69,  1999 54,  1998 61
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 61990-1999 50,  1980-1989 150
USA yearlyGraph2015 7,  2014 8,  2013 8,  2012 7,  2011 7,  2010 7,  2009 8,  2008 8,  2007 8,  2006 6,  2005 42004 6,  2003 6,  2002 7,  2001 8,  2000 14,  1999 18,  1998 18,  1997 25,  1996 32,  1995 36,  1994 42,  1993 67
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