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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abiel

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  • A user from Uganda says the name Abiel is of African origin and means "Jesus is the father".
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Alt. Meaning

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

B is for busy, your never idle life.

I is for interest, you show in others.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for love, your love of life!

Notable Persons Named Abiel

Abiel Abbot Low was a businessman, merchant active in the china trade in tea, and also in the opium trade. Abiel was born on February 7th, 1811. He passed away on January 7th, 1893.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1813 to 1815. Abiel was born on July 22nd, 1772 in Wiscasset, Maine. He breathed his last breath on October 26th, 1834.

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Abiel Foster was a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire's At-large district, Member of theU.S. House of Representativesfrom New Hampshire'sAt-largedistrict (Seat 1), and Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire'sAt-largedistri. Abiel was born on August 8th, 1735 in Andover, Massachusetts. He left this life on February 6th, 1806.

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Abiel was born on December 24th, 1763 in Woodstock, Connecticut. He left this life on June 4th, 1837.

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Abiel Tabor was a soccer player for the Warri Wolves F.C., Sharks F.C., and Bayelsa United F.C. Abiel was born on October 28th, 1984 in Warri. He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 2009.

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Abiel was born in 1777. He breathed his last breath in 1851.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 0 5
1972 5 0 5
1973 5 0 5
1975 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1979 8 0 8
1980 8 0 8
1981 6 0 6
1982 7 0 7
1983 5 0 5
1984 6 0 6
1985 7 0 7
1986 11 0 11
1987 11 0 11
1988 11 0 11
1989 9 0 9
1990 14 0 14
1991 10 0 10
1992 26 0 26
1993 14 0 14
1994 15 0 15
1995 13 0 13
1996 22 0 22
1997 21 0 21
1998 28 0 28
1999 26 0 26
2000 22 0 22
2001 17 0 17
2002 30 0 30
2003 28 0 28
2004 31 0 31
2005 23 0 23
2006 51 0 51
2007 62 5 57
2008 47 7 40
2009 50 0 50
2010 51 0 51
2011 47 0 47
2012 59 6 53
2013 70 5 65
2014 50 0 50
2015 71 0 71
2016 62 0 62
2017 72 5 67

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Popularity of Abiel as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Abiel

  • How Popular is the name Abiel? Abiel is the 9,645th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Abiel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,152 babies born with the first name Abiel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abiel to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abiel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Abiel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abiel is Monday, December 22nd, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Abiel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abiel was in 2015 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Abiel Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abiel is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 21 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Abiel: Your name in reverse order is Leiba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ibael. How do you pronounce that?

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