What does Abey mean?
Abey [abey] as a name for boys has its root in 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).
Associated with: high (great).
Abey has 1 variant: Abie.Creative forms:
(male) Abeyd, Abley, ..
(female) Aba, Abeya, .. Middle name pairings:
Abey Brant (A.B.), ..
How 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. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Displayed below is a study of the history of the boy name Abey and associated names. Ab, Abe (#1841 a year ago), Abel (#125), Abie, Abraham (#170), Abram (#383) and Avi (#946) are the prominent alternative forms of Abey (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Abey was well-received among parents in 2015 (average #1066), except for the form Abe which has become less in vogue. Abel, Abraham, Abram and Avi are four of the more fashionable birth names here. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Abey is alike in pronunciation to Abba, Abbey, Abbie, Abby, Abia, Abiah, Abo, Ebby, Obi and Obie▼. Other suggested similar 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 (see Aubrey), 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.See names in meaning and etymology.