First Name
535
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
104
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Abi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Abi

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Idaho, United States says the name Abi is of Hebrew origin and means "Father's joy".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Abi means "'sad child'" and is of Unknown origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Abi is of English origin and means "Over excited person".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Abi means "Love" and is of Arabian origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Abi is of English origin and means "Beautiful and kind".
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Wiktionary
  1. A diminutive of the female given name Abigail.

Abi was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Abi

Abi Titmuss is a memoir writer. Abi was given the name Abigail Evelyn Titmuss on February 8th, 1976 in Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, England.

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Abi Ann is a musician. Abi was given the name Abigail DawnAnn Hoffman on June 26th, 1997 in Midland, Texas. Abi is also known as Born- Abigail Dawn Ann Hoffman.

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Abi Branning is a soap character.

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Her ongoing career started in 1998. Abi was born in 1968 in Cardiff.

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Abi Tucker is a television and film actress and singer-songwriter. Abi was given the name Abigail Anne Tucker on January 22nd, 1973.

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Abi Olajuwon is a basketball player for the Chicago Sky and Tulsa Shock. She was most prominent from 2010 to 2011. Abi was born on July 6th, 1988 in Houston.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Abi

Mustafa Abi is a basketball player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. Mustafa was born on January 2nd, 1979 in Afyon, Turkey.

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Mohammad Bashir Qant Chah Abi is a List of governors of Sar-e Pol.

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Stéphane N'Dri Richmond Abi is a sports team member for the Stade d'Abidjan.

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How popular is the baby name Abi in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1973 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 13 13 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 9 9 0
1990 7 7 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 7 7 0
1995 7 7 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 10 10 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 10 10 0
2002 16 16 0
2003 19 19 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 21 16 5
2006 20 20 0
2007 32 26 6
2008 21 21 0
2009 32 26 6
2010 19 19 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 23 18 5
2013 17 17 0
2014 18 18 0
2015 15 15 0
2016 26 26 0
2017 24 24 0

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abi U.S.
  White 21.15% 64.26%
  African American 62.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abi

People with the last name Abi are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Abi

  • How Popular is the name Abi? Abi is the 15,639th most popular name of all time. As a last name Abi was the 156,044th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 535 babies born with the first name Abi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Abi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abi is Friday, August 21st, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Abi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abi was in 2007 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Abi Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abi is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Abi: Your name in reverse order is Iba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aib. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 104 people with the last name Abi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abi? Abi is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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