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Abbie (boy)

What does Abbie mean?

Abbie Pronunciation of Abbie [ab-bie] as a name for boys (also used more widely as girls' name Abbie) is an Old English and Hebrew name, and the name Abbie means "stern, somber; father; father of light". Abbie is a version of Abbas (Arabic, Hebrew). Abbie is also a derivative of Abbey: short variation of Abbott. Abbie is also used as a derivative of Abner (Hebrew).

Associated with: old english, light (bright).

Variations

Abbie has 5 variants: Abba, Abby, Abo, Ebbie and Ebby.

10 more alternative forms via Abbas, Abbey, Abbott, Abner: Ab, Abad, Abbe, Abbot, Abe, Abna, Abnar, Abnor, Abot and Abott.

Creative forms:
(male) Abebie, Akbie, ..

(female) Abale, Ablia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abbie Nikolai (A.N.), ..

How popular is Abbie?

Abbie is an unusual first name for men. Abbie is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Abbie reached its top rank of #1588 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abbie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abbie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Ab, Abbas (#1941 last year), Abbott, Abe (#1841), Abner (#1018) and Ebbie are the prominent variation forms of Abbie. These relations of Abbie were favored in the 1880s (median #1146) and have become much less common since, with the form Abe becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abbie, Ab, Abbas, Abbott, Abe in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abner, Ebbie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abbie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Abbie is alike in pronunciation to Abey, Abia, Abiah, Abie, Obi and Obie. Other suggested similar names are Abdi, Abele, Abid, Abiel, Abir, Able, Abriel, Acie, Addie, Ahbiel (see Abiel), Albie, Albin, Albis, Alfie, Algie, Allie, Alvie, Ambie, Andie, Angie, Ardie, Arie, Arlie, Arnie, Artie, Arvie, Ashbie (see Ashby), Aube, Aubin, Audie, Augie, Bobbie, Cobie, Gabbie, Gabie, Hobie, Hubie, Kobie, Rabbie, Robbie and Tobie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Abbie.

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