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Boy Names Starting with Ab-

Ab- baby names and what they mean, with 25 results. Usage of these boy names was at its apex in 2015 (adoption of 0.39%), except for names like Abe which have become somewhat outmoded. Abel (#125), Abraham (#170), Abram (#383) and Abdullah (#654) are four of the more contemporarily stylish birth names in this list, while Aberle (top 11%) and Ables (4%) are conventional Ab- last names. Here is the list of Ab- names for girls.

Ab- names

Abbas - Abisha | Abner - Abundio

Abbas - Abisha

Abbas and variantsAbbas, var. Ab1, Abba1, Abbe1, Abbey1, Abo, Abbie1
Source fr. Arabic, Hebrew elements. "Stern, somber; father." Abas is also a somewhat popular kid's name.

Abbey and variantsAbbey2, var. Abbie2, Abby1
.. Political activist Abbie Hoffman. Abbey (cf. Acrey, Adley) is a popular -ey suffix last name.

Abbott and variantsAbbott, var. Ab2, Abad, Abba2, Abbe2, Abbey3, Abe1, Abbie3, Abbot, Abby2, Abott, Abot
Origin fr. Old English element. "Father, priest." Abe is a commonplace (top 70%) masculine name.

Origin fr. Arabic language. "Servant." Not Top 2000 name. See also Arda.

Root fr. Hebrew element. "My servant." Abdi is unique as a children's name. See also Abad.

Abdul and variantsAbdul, var. Ab3, Abdal, Abdall, Abdalla1, Abdel, Abdallah1, Abdell, Abdella1, Abdellah, Abdoull, Abdoul, Abdoulla, Abdoullah, Abdull
Derivative of Arabic word. "Servant." Usage of Abdul, Abdallah, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was up 18.5% compared to a year ago.

Abdullah and variantsAbdullah, var. Abdalah, Abdalla2, Abdallah2, Abdella2, Abdulah, Abdualla, Abdulla, Abedellah
Root fr. Arabic word. "God's servant." Adoption of Abdullah, Abedellah, etc. as boys' names in 2015 was up 100% compared to 10 years ago.

Abe and variantsAbe2, var. Abey1, Abie1
Derived fr. Hebrew language. Short form of Abner, Abraham, and .. Abe, Abey, etc. became more trendy in 2015, gaining +160 rankings as birth names with Abe leading the upswing.

Abednago, var. Abednego
From Aramaic element. "Servant of Nabu." Not Top 2000 names.

Abejundio, var. Abejundo
Root fr. Spanish word. "Bee-like." Abejundio and Abejundo are not Top 2000 names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ab- names: Ab, Abbas, Abbie, Abbott, Abdul

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ab- names: Abdullah, Abe, Abel, Abelardo, Abie

Abel and variantsAbel1, var. Abe3, Abele, Abell, Abelson, Abie2, Abey2, Able
From Hebrew language. "Breath, vapour." Abele, Abell, Abelson, Abey and Able are more rarefied as baby names among the versions of Abel.

Abelard and variantsAbelard, var. Ab4, Abbey4, Abby3, Abe4, Abelardo, Abel2
Root fr. Old German. "Noble strength." Abe and Abel were Top birth names in 2015.

Var. of Albert. Based on Old English element. "Noble, bright." Abert is not often used as a birth name. See also Averit.

Abia, var. Abiah, Abija, Abijah1
Root fr. Hebrew. "God is my father." Abia, Abija, etc. are not Top 2000 names.

Abid, var. Abidan1
Root fr. Arabic, Hebrew elements. "God's worshipper; God knows." Abid and Abidan were not Top birth names in 2015.

Form of Achidan. Derivative of Hebrew word. "My brother judged." Abidai and Abidnee are creative variations.

Abiel, var. Abiell, Abyel, Abyell
From Hebrew language. "My father is the Lord." Unique. Abiel and variants are not found in the US Census.

Source fr. Hebrew word. "The king is my father." Not Top 2000 name.

Abir, var. Abeer, Abeeri, Abiri
Origin fr. Arabic, Hebrew elements. "Aroma; strong." Compare last names Abar (top 45%), Abair (23%).

Abisha, var. Abidja, Abidjah, Abijah2, Abishai
Origin fr. Hebrew. "Gift of God." Abisha, Abishai, etc. are unusual as children's names.