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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abell

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

B is for bestow, as you give so much.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

L is for little, the little things you do.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

Notable Persons Named Abell

Abell was born on May 20th, 1796. He left this life on September 14th, 1854.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abell

Stig Abell is an editing, journalist, radio personality, newspaper editor, and radio presenter. Stig was given the name Stephen Abell on April 10th, 1980.


Joey was born on May 16th, 1981 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.


Alistair Abell is a voice actor and screen actor. Alistair was born in Wawanesa, Manitoba, Canada.


Sam Abell is a photographer.


Derek F. Abell is a professor emeritus, international dean, and professors in the united states.


Tom was born on March 5th, 1994 in Taunton.


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Popularity of Abell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abell U.S.
  White 92.74% 64.26%
  African American 2.41% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.12% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abell

People with the last name Abell are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Abell

  • How Popular is the name Abell? Abell is the 55,740th most popular name of all time. As a last name Abell was the 4,811th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abell have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29 babies born with the first name Abell in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abell? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Abell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abell is Tuesday, May 30th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Abell born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abell was in 2016 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Abell: Your name in reverse order is Lleba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aelbl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,339 people with the last name Abell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abell? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Abell as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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