What 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]
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. 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)