What does Abbie mean?
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).
(male) Abebie, Akbie, ..
(female) 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)
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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.