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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abygail

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  • According to a user from Indiana, United States, the name Abygail is of Hebrew origin and means "Joy of father".
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Alt. Meaning

A is for appreciative, of all you have

B is for beloved, as you are to many.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

A is for action, something to take now

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 5 5 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 37 37 0
1996 45 45 0
1997 33 33 0
1998 41 41 0
1999 52 52 0
2000 70 70 0
2001 63 63 0
2002 92 92 0
2003 107 107 0
2004 127 127 0
2005 127 127 0
2006 165 165 0
2007 173 173 0
2008 167 167 0
2009 179 179 0
2010 155 155 0
2011 155 155 0
2012 156 156 0
2013 129 129 0
2014 92 92 0
2015 111 111 0
2016 116 116 0
2017 80 80 0

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Popularity of Abygail as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Abygail

  • How Popular is the name Abygail? Abygail is the 5,768th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Abygail have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,572 babies born with the first name Abygail in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abygail to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abygail? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Abygail first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abygail is Sunday, July 1st, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Abygail born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abygail was in 2009 with a total of 179 babies.
  • Random Abygail Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abygail is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Abygail: Your name in reverse order is Liagyba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yabagil. How do you pronounce that?

What Abygails Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Abygail born Sep 1, 1979

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Israel approximately on 1325. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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).