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pinWhat does Abey mean?

Abey /abey/ as a name for boys. Abey's root is Hebrew, and Abey means "breath, vapour; father of a multitude (of nations); high father". Abey is a variant form, with the suffix -y, of Abe (Hebrew): short variant of Abner. Abey is also a form of Abel (Hebrew): from the Hebrew name Hevel. Abey is also used as a form of Abraham (Hebrew) and Abram (Hebrew).


Abey has 1 variant: Abie.

Abey has 8 more alternative forms via Abe, Abel, Abraham, Abram: Ab, Abele, Abell, Able, Abran, Abriel, Avel and Avi.

Kreatif forms: Aiabey, Auabey. [more]

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Abey is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#80216 out of 150436, Top 53%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the boy name Abey and associated names. Abe, Abel (#164 a year ago), Abraham (#180) and Abram (#377) are the prominent alternative forms of Abey (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Abey was well-received among parents during 1880-1889 (average #343) and is somewhat lower today (#430, 13.3%), with the form Abe becoming less in vogue. Abel, Abraham and Abram are three of the more fashionable birth names here, with Abraham and Abram having a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Abey is alike in pronunciation to Abba, Abbey, Abbie, Abby, Abia, Abiah, Abo, Ebby, Obi and Obie. Other suggested similar baby names are Abad, Abbe, Abda, Abdel, Abdi, Abert, Abid, Abiel, Abir, Abner, Abot, Abyel, Ace, Acee, Acel, Acer, Acey, Addy, Adel, Adney, Aed, Alben, Alec, Alek, Alen, Alfey, Alfy, Algey, Algy, Alley, Alvy, Aly, Amby, Amery, Andy, Angy, Arel, Arley, Arney, Arny, Arty, Arvy, Ary, Ase, Ashbey, Atef, Atley, Aube, Auben, Aubery, Aubrey, Aubry, Audey, Ave, Avery, Avry, Axel, Frey, Grey, Hobey, Joey, Kobey, Rey, Tobey and Trey. These names tend to be more frequently used than Abey.