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What does Abie mean?

Abie Pronunciation of Abie [abie] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Abie means "breath, vapour; father of a multitude (of nations); high father". Abie is a version of Abe (Hebrew): short variation of Abner. Abie is also a form of Abel (Hebrew): from the Hebrew name Hevel. Abie is also used as a variant of Abraham (Hebrew) and Abram (Hebrew).

Associated with: high (great).


Abie has 1 variant: Abey.

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

Creative forms:
(male) Abah, Ahie, ..

(female) Abay, Abdie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abie Dennis (A.D.), ..

How popular is Abie?

Abie is a rare first name for males. Abie is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Abie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #1668 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Abel (#125 a year ago), Abraham (#170), Abram (#383), Avi (#946), Abe (#1841) and Ab are the popular varying forms of Abie. Other variants, like Abell, are seldom used. These relations of Abie were at the apex of their popularity in 2015 (median #1066), except for the version Abe which have become somewhat dated. Abel, Abraham, Abram and Avi are four of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abie, Ab, Abe, Abel, Abraham in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abram, Avi in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Abie is pronounced similarly to Abba, Abbey, Abbie, Abby, Abia, Abiah, Abo, Ebbie, Ebby, Obi and Obie. Other recommended names are Aage, Abad, Abbe, Abda, Abdel, Abdi, Abeer, Abid, Abiel, Abiell (see Abiel), Abir, Abiri, Abyel, Ace, Acee, Acie, Acim, Addie, Ade, Adi, Adim, Adiv, Afi, Ahbiel (see Abiel), Akil, Albie, Albin, Albis, Alfie, Alia, Alik, Alix, Ambie, Amid, Amil, Andie, Angie, Ani, Anse, Ari, Aric, Arie, Aries, Arik, Arlie, Arne, Arnie, Ashe, Asiel, Atim, Aube, Aubin, Ave, Avia, Aviel, Axe, Azim, Aziz, Cobie, Erie, Gabie, Ikie, Ilie and Kobie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Abie.

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