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What does Abigal mean?

Abigal Pronunciation of Abigal [abi-gal] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Abigal is "father of exaltation; exalted father". Abigal is an alternate form of Abigail (Hebrew). Abigal is also a derivative of Avichayil (Hebrew).

Associated with: exalted.


Abigal has 20 variants: Abagael, Abagail, Abagale, Abaigael, Abbegail, Abbegale, Abbigael, Abbigail, Abbigale, Abbigayle, Abbygael, Abbygail, Abbygale, Abegail, Abegale, Abigael, Abigale, Abigall, Abigayl and Abigayle.

11 more alternative forms via Abigail, Avichayil: Abageal, Abagil, Abba, Abbigai, Abgail, Abi, Abichall, Abigel, Abigil, Avigail and Avigayil.

Creative forms:
(female) Abial, ..

(male) Abigallo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abigal Salma (A.S.), ..

How popular is Abigal?

Abigal is an uncommon given name for women. Abigal is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Abagail (#1935 the previous year), Abbigail (#1031), Abbigale, Abbigayle, Abbygail (#1508), Abi, Abigail (#7), Abigale (#1812) and Abigayle (#1884) are the prominent variation forms of Abigal (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Abigal reached its peak in 2002 (adoption of 1.19%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.8%, 33%). Abigail has historically been preferred by parents. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abagail, Abbigail, Abbigale, Abbigayle, Abbygail in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abigail, Abigale, Abigayle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abi, Abigail outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abeetal (see Abital), Abia, Abiah, Abida, Abiela, Abijah, Abila, Abina, Abir, Abisha, Abishah, Abital, Abra, Abrah, Acima, Adal, Adia, Adiah, Adibah, Adima, Adina, Adiva, Afiwa, Aida, Aidah, Aina, Ainah, Aingeal, Akilah, Akira, Albia, Aliah, Alica, Alicah, Alida, Alika, Alima, Alina, Alita, Aliyah, Aliza, Amal, Amicah, Amil, Aminah, Amirah, Amita, Amiya, Angil, Anima, Anina, Anisa, Anita, Aniyah, Anngil, Aria, Ariah, Arica, Ariel, Ariell, Arika, Arina, Ariya, Asima, Atal, Atifah, Avia, Aviah, Avila, Avital, Aviva, Avivah, Ayisa, Azia and Shiral. These names tend to be more frequently used than Abigal.

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