What does Abele mean?
Abele /abe-le/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Abele's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of Abele is "breath, vapour". Abele is an alternate spelling of Abel (Hebrew): from the Hebrew name Hevel. Compare surname Aubel.
How popular is Abele?
Abele is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#16954 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Abele and related names. Abe and Abel (#164 in 2014) are the prominent variation forms of Abele (not ranked). These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.582%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.418%, down 28.2%), with the version Abe becoming less stylish. Abel (#164) is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)