What 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.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. 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)
Thinking of names?
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.