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pinWhat does Abey mean?

Abey /abey/ [2 sylls.] 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 25 more alternative forms via Abe, Abel, Abraham, Abram: Ab, Abarran, Abele, Abell, Abelson, Aberham, Able, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abrahim, Abrami, Abramo, Abrams, Abran, Abrian, Abriel, Avel, Avi, Avraham, Avram, Avrom, Brahm, Bram, Ebrahim and Ibrahim.

Kreatif forms: Aiabey, Auabey. [more]

pinHow popular is Abey?

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. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Abey and associated names. Abe, Abel (#164 a year ago), Abraham (#180), Abram (#377) and Ibrahim (#455) are the prominent alternative forms of Abey (unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its peak in 2014 (usage of 0.5648%), except for the form Abe which has become less in vogue. Abel (#164), Abraham (#180), Abram (#377) and Ibrahim (#455) are four of the more fashionable birth names here, with Abraham, Abram and Ibrahim having a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

pinSimilar Names

Abey is alike in pronunciation to Abba, Abbey, Abby, Abia, Abo and Ebby. Other suggested similar baby names are Abbe, Acey, Aube and Ave. Like Abey, these names are not frequently used.