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What does Abbye mean?

Abbye Pronunciation of Abbye [ab-bye] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Abbye means "father of exaltation". Abbye is an alternate spelling of Abigail (Hebrew).


Abbye has 7 variants: Abba, Abbee, Abbey, Abbi, Abbie, Abby and Abi.

4 more related forms via Abigail: Abbe, Abbygael, Abbygale and Abigel.

Creative forms:
(female) Albye, Arbye, ..

(male) Abace, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abbye Tyler (A.T.), ..

How popular is Abbye?

Abbye is an unusual first name for females. Abbye is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Abbye (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Abbe, Abbey (#1411 a year ago), Abbi, Abbie (#1180), Abby (#437), Abi and Abigail (#7). Usage of these forms of Abbye was well-received among parents in the year 2002 (adoption of 1.3%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.8%, down 36%), with versions like Abbey becoming less stylish. Abigail is the clear favorite. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abbe, Abbey, Abbi, Abbie, Abby, Abigail in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abbey, Abbi, Abbie, Abby, Abi, Abigail outside U.S.

Similar Names

Abbye is alike in pronunciation to Abia, Abiah, Ebba and Ibbie. Other suggested similar names are Abame, Abree, Aggye, Agye, Alby, Aliye, Ambre, Amye, Aubre, Bobbye and Libbye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Abbye.

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