Gender: Female
Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Joy Of The Father
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The name Abbegail means Joy Of The Father and is of Hebrew origin. Abbegail is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for girls.

The most common nickname for Abigail is Abby. Other nicknames include Abbie, Ab, Abster, and Gail.

Famous people with the name Abigail include actresses Abigail Breslin and Abbie Cornish. Abigail Adams and Abigail Fillmore were married to American presidents. Abigail is also a common name among Hawaiian princesses. In addition, Abigail Van Buren was the name used by Pauline Philips in her "Dear Abby" advice column.

Fictional Abigails include book characters such as Mother Abigail in Stephen King's The Stand and Abigail Zenobia in Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein. TV Abigails include Abby Lockhart from ER and Abby Sciuto from NCIS.

Variations include: Abigael, Abigaile, Abaigeal, Abagail, Abigale, Abbigail, Abigayle, Abbigayle, Abbygail, Abigal, Abbegail
People who like the name Abbegail also like:
FemaleEmma, Ava, Hannah, Isabella, Olivia, Amelia, Grace
MaleEthan, Benjamin, Aiden, Jacob, Caleb, Alexander, Aaron
Abbegail Stats
checkmark Abbegail is on 17,823 members' favorite name lists
checkmark Abbegail is currently #22 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Abbegail is currently #11 in U.S. births
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Abigail - King Diamond
Abigail's Song - Grandbob
Abigail, Belle of Kilronan - The Magnetic Fields