First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Abigael mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Abigael

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  • According to a user from Australia, the name Abigael is of Unknown origin and means "Father's Joy, the Father is happy. Abigael has both Gaelic and Arabic origins.".
  • A user from Maryland, United States says the name Abigael is of Arabic origin and means "Joy of god".
  • A user from California, United States says the name Abigael is of Celtic / Gaelic origin and means "Father's joy".
  • A submission from Kenya says the name Abigael means "The name means father's joy" and is of Unknown origin.

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Alt. Meaning

A is for accountable, someone to be counted on

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

A is for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Notable Persons Named Abigael

Abigael was born in 1936 in Sonora. He passed away in 1995.

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Abigael was born on August 26th, 1981.

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Abigael was born on August 26th, 1981.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1980 6 6 0
1981 8 8 0
1983 8 8 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 18 18 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 21 21 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 22 22 0
1994 39 39 0
1995 49 49 0
1996 49 49 0
1997 54 54 0
1998 65 65 0
1999 55 55 0
2000 68 68 0
2001 71 71 0
2002 78 78 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 76 71 5
2005 66 66 0
2006 69 69 0
2007 63 63 0
2008 68 68 0
2009 84 84 0
2010 68 68 0
2011 63 63 0
2012 80 80 0
2013 63 63 0
2014 45 45 0
2015 42 42 0
2016 56 56 0
2017 46 46 0

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Popularity of Abigael as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Abigael

  • How Popular is the name Abigael? Abigael is the 7,618th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Abigael have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,669 babies born with the first name Abigael in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abigael to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abigael? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Abigael first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abigael is Saturday, May 5th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Abigael born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abigael was in 2009 with a total of 84 babies.
  • Random Abigael Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abigael is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Abigael: Your name in reverse order is Leagiba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lgaaieb. How do you pronounce that?

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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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