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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%) and has remained as conventional to this day (ADOPTION 0.36%, 5.9%), but with names like Abe becoming somewhat outmoded. Abel (#146), Abraham (#164), Abdullah (#688) and Abram (#433) 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 variants

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

Abbey and variants

Abbey2, var. Abby1, Abbie2
.. Political activist Abbie Hoffman. Abbey (cf. Acrey, Adley) is a popular -ey suffix last name.

Abbott and variants

Abbott, var. Abott, Abot, Abby2, Abbot, Abbey3, Abbie3, Abe1, Abbe2, Abba2, Ab2, Abad
Origin fr. Old English element. "Father, priest." Abe has fallen off in popularity as a boys' name since 1890-1899.

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 variants

Abdul, var. Abdull, Abdoullah, Abdoulla, Abdoull, Abdellah, Abdoul, Abdella1, Abdell, Abdel, Abdalla1, Abdallah1, Abdall, Abdal, Ab3
Derivative of Arabic word. "Servant." Usage of Abdul, Abdallah, etc. as boys' names in 2018 was down 5.6% compared to a year ago.

Abdullah and variants

Abdullah, var. Abedellah, Abdulla, Abdulah, Abdualla, Abdallah2, Abdella2, Abdalla2, Abdalah
Root fr. Arabic word. "God's servant." Adoption of Abdullah, Abedellah, etc. as boys' names in 2018 was up 88.3% compared to 10 years ago.

Abe and variants

Abe2, var. Abie1, Abey1
Derived fr. Hebrew language. Short form of Abner, Abraham, and .. Abe (TOP 7%) and Abey (53%) occur regularly as surnames.

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 variants

Abel1, var. Able, Abie2, Abey2, Abelson, Abele, Abell, Abe3
From Hebrew language. "Breath, vapour." Abele, Abell, Abelson, Abey and Able are more rarefied as baby names among the versions of Abel.

Abelard and variants

Abelard, var. Abelardo, Abel2, Abe4, Abby3, Ab4, Abbey4
Root fr. Old German. "Noble strength." Abe and Abel were Top birth names in 2018.

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

Abia, var. Abijah1, Abija, Abiah
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 2018.

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

Abiel, var. Abyell, Abyel, Abiell
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. Abiri, Abeeri, Abeer
Origin fr. Arabic, Hebrew elements. "Aroma; strong." Compare last names Abar (TOP 45%), Abair (23%).

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