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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.


Abele has 2 variants: Abell and Able.

Abele has 5 more related variations via Abel: Abe, Abelson, Abey, Abie and Avel.

Kreatif forms: Abeleaa, Abeleau, Auabele. [more]

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Abe, Abel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Abele is alike in pronunciation to Abiel, Abiell, Abyel and Abyell. Like Abele, these names are not commonly used.