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Abigail

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Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Source of Joy

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This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Abigail in the U.S. since 1880.

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  • Records indicate that 294,473 girls in the United States have been named Abigail since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2003, when 15,895 people in the U.S. were given the name Abigail. Those people are now 15 years old.

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      100 Positive Comments

  • "My name is abigail i love my name but people always spell it wrong like "abby" or "abbie"" Feb. 25, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "I havi have twins one of which is named Abigaille and her sister is Annabelle i wanted them to have the same same amount of letters in their names so i spelled it Abigaille. Has anyone else ever heard of thos spelling" Jan. 21, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "Abigail Louise that goes by Abi. I stand by the camp that supports Abi as the best way to spell Abi. At 20, I have finally found another Abigail that goes by Abi. it took awhile, but it happened! too many other Abbeys or Abbys or Abbies." Feb. 22, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail Faith, but I go by Abbey. I was the only "abbey" at my school." Aug. 3, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am Abigail Murray and I don't mind my name atoll" Jul. 29, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is my name Abigail Rose I'm ten and love my name" Jan. 26, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I love my name! Also, did anyone know that Abigail means "Joy of the father?" I have met some other people with that name. In fact, I even have a cousin with my name too! I like to be called Abby. But my dad calls me Gabriella sometimes and Gabby because Gabriella is the other name he picked for me. My mom chose Abigail. And I know a MAN named Abigail! how weird is that?! LOL :D" Dec. 20, 2012: Report as inappropriate

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  • "I love my name.. i feel it describes me really well. Unique, kinda always a kid inside, no matter how old I look, cute. I've only met around 3 or 4 other girls named Abigail, but its becoming more common for little kids. Recently, a lot for my friends spell Abby (the short form) Abi, and its kinda annoying.. amazing name but please dont name your kid Abigail until the trend has died down. oh, and plus, little kids can say it really easy, so for like, sisters and brothers.. its easier.. GREAT NAME!!" Jan. 22, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail !! An i love it,, its such a girly name !!" Jan. 6, 2012: Report as inappropriate

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  • "To comment April 14 2010: Abiga?l is a French spelling of the name Abigail. It's the most common version of the name here in France, although the name itself is fairly unusual here. Aviga?l is the Hebrew version." May. 26, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail too and its a name no one has who lives near me and i often get annoyed with people calling me abbey but what can i do they might just cant be bothered saying the rest of it. my teachers call me abbie and i get confused because my bestfriend is called abbie and i sit next to her and i always get confused about who they are talking to so i correct them saying abigail because it is what my mum and dad named me and i will stick to my real name and often people who cant spell it my friend once spelt it abbeygail i laughed and thought it was funny :)" Apr. 18, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail Ruth. I prefer Abby though just because it sounds more modern. I do have those few teachers that call me Abigail constantly though. Though I have noticed Abigail Ruth is an old English name. I'll make a terrific old lady!" Feb. 19, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm Abigail...I never really liked the full name so I have people call me Abby, but it sounds good at like formal stuff like graduation....it just sounds really old for me....I have one friend who calls me Gail..but its as a joke(;" Jan. 5, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Everyone spells it either Abagal, Abigaal, Abigal, or Abbagial. I also like to be called Abbie even though it is the nickname for Abaraham." Dec. 19, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i dont like people calling me abigail because its to popular and i dont want to be popular all i want is to get good grades in school and gregory henning if your reading this i hate you to death!" Dec. 15, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I soooo so so love that name it is my sisters name and we call her abb for short" Sep. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love abigail! i hate the name abby. its too popular! but im good with abs. and stuff like that!" Aug. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My names Abigail...But i mostly get called abi unless someone is angry with me then i get called abigail. I spell it abi...and don't like it spelt any other way....but i really want a nicknaame i can use on msn or somethingg...? x" Jul. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My cousins name is Abigail and most people call her Abi. She doesn't like it when people call her by Abigail. She is 14 turning 15 in July. It's a common name I think. I love my cousin's name but it would never fit me right! ~Kaley" May. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Abigail Marie. I usally am called abbie but i used to hate it but now, i really like my full name abigail it makes me feel proud because not many people i know are named that. Plus everyone one i meet always says oh if i had a girl i would have named her Abigail! ps. i hate gail! do not call me that!" May. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Abigail. My daughters name is Abigail but we spell it Abbigal. We call her Abbi for short. The name fits her perfectly." Apr. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail, but I go by Abby. Most people call me Abby, but I love my true name; it sounds graceful and beautiful! I was looking for variations of Abigail and I found 38 variations and 15 nicknames! :) My Hebrew name is Avigail; I love it too!" Apr. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughters name is Abigail. We've called her Abby since birth but once she got old enough to start school, she started calling herself Abigail because there was another Abby in her class and I actually like Abigail even better! Her nicknames have been Abby, Abs, and Babs. Her dad and I call her Crabby Abby sometimes on her highly emotional days! :o)" Mar. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm Abigail too. It suits me but it's not my favourite girls name. My favourite boys name is Jesse." Feb. 24, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hey my name is Abigail and nearly eveyone calls me Abby...but my close friends call me Abbs! I love my name and the meaning...But people do mispell it often!!!oh well its still awesome:)" Feb. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im Abigail but everyone knows me as Abi. NOT ABBY OR ABBEY lollll(: I think i wanna go by libby" Jan. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Abigail too. and I love my name so much. it's a biblical name actually, un bible Abigail is the third wife of king David. I've asked my mom where did she get her idea to named me Abigail.so she said about Abigail is from the bible. I'm proud of my name. really cool people used to call me ABii" Jan. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is abigail. i love it. it totally fits me" Dec. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I love it. All my family and friends always call me Abby. I dont mind what people call me! I'm always smiling, well majority of the time. And why? Because I love my name" Dec. 20, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail and i love my name. alot of people call me abby with is ok" Dec. 15, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My youngest daughter is named Abigail and she is definitely an Abigail and not an Abby. She is very formidable, independent and persistant and the name suits her beautifully." Nov. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigial and I really really like it because i think it goes with my red hair. Most poeple call me Abbie and I spell it ABBIE or ABBEE!!!" Nov. 18, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Abigail. I don't really like the name but I like when people call me Abby. I always tell my mom that she might as well have named me Abby because that's what people call me." Oct. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and i love it <3 People usually call me Abbie =] They mispell abigail alot but i dont care alot .." Sep. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "The misspelling of my name (Abigail, case ya haven't guessed)that i get the most is Abegail. I don't know why, it's not that hard to spell. I go by Abi cause it's different, and if people call me Gail both my Mum and me get mad. ^^" May. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love this name if I have another daughter I will name her this I have Ansleigh and Adam already my name is Addie and dad is Adam, we really like A names" May. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name's Abigial! People call me Abby, though. I'm looking for a nicer nickname, but my friend knows me by Abiwhale or Abisnail. :\" Apr. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Abigail, born in 1996, she is her father's joy. She loves her name and so do my wife and I. She goes by Abby or Abigail. I never ran across anyone with the name back then, but there are currently 3 Abigails in her school of 140 students. I love beer, so I wnat to spell her name Abigale - A-big-ale...but my wife shot that down." Apr. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE MY NAME :) !! i use abbey more.. but i love my name.. :) i spell it Abigail !! And i spell abbey Abbey :) !! obv:P" Feb. 20, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name Abigail, I have had it spelt Abbigale, Abigale and Abbigail. If your name is Abigail then be proud of it because it means 'Father of Joy'" Feb. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and, as others have said, is people always mispell my name. I've have things such as Abigale. It gets on my nerves but no matter what way anyone spells mine and other wonderful people called Abigail name, it always sounds great!" Feb. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is abigail and people call me abby. The one thing that annoys me though, is that people misspell it like abbigal abigal abagail abagal and my friend once called me a big whale!" Feb. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Abigail especially whwn int's my name. Not many people mispronounce it and you get very cool nicknames from the name. Some people misspell it but so what. I was so glad when my parents named me Abigail. It's such a cool name" Jan. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter Abigail was just born on dec 22, 08 she was 10 weeks early. Her daddy named her because of its meaning, "my fathers joy". She is already daddy's little girl! I cannot wait until she comes home! We are so in love with her!" Dec. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "HI my name is abby and i love it!!! i get so many varieties of nicknames! it is a very versitile name. i hate the name gail though." Dec. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY name is Abbie and i love my name I'm 12 and It's Awesome cause you can spell your name ways Abbie, Abigail, Abagail, Abbi, Abby can anyone think of more??? =) I was born in Australia BTW! LOL" Dec. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "its quite a lovely and marvellous name and my name.was given this name after i was born to be the only girl,and last born in a family of 4boys.i believe my dad esp was overjoyed by having a baby girl after so long.people will always make mistakes in calling u as some call me Abibi,Abisha,Abbey and more.this name has made me loved,experienced good stuff and i have been good to people as well.becoz of the way people love me,i know its due to my naam, and thats what has given me love for people as well.my lovely naam has brought me happiness.people will mis-spell it according to where they come from,but i dont think it matters coz the meaning and impact dont change anyhow.am from zimbabwe,slender,beautiful and well mannered after all.my perseverance goes with my naam.I was the headgirl,passed all my levels, now at UNISA and doing very good,also passing with flying colours.thats me and my name.not all abigails are good,there are so many characters,maybe its heredity,never know!I remember this person was rhyming using my name saying-'who is that girl,the headgirl,oh by the way,she is Abigirl'.that was lovely to hear.My name was spelt as Abigirl,i dont mind now as i have grown to love it unlike before.hope you love yours too.somehow our name{Abigirl) goes with our fathers'love for us.thats what i have grown to know and appreciate till now that im 21.I go by Abicious as it is my lovelife name.it comes from Abi[Abigirl]and CIOUS [Gracious (LOVE OF MY LIFE).thus im planning to name my first born Abicious.DONT IMMITATE MY COMPOSED NAME." Sep. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail and i go by abby i hate when people call me abby pronouncing the a as a soft o sound" Sep. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hiiyah my name is Abigail but i wud rather be called abbi im from manchester.i like my name but my friendz and family and boyfriend sumtimes call me abbisnail an abbiboo but i just laugh i fink they fink i wud react but still i love my name haaaaa" Aug. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hiiyah my name is Abigail but i wud rather be called abbi im from manchester.i like my name but my friendz and family and boyfriend sumtimes call me abbisnail an abbiboo but i just laugh i fink they fink i wud react but still i love my name haaaaa" Aug. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I LOVE MY NAME, IS ALSO "ABIGAIL" AND IT IS THE BEST ONE MY PARENTS COULD HAVE CHOSEN...IT IS TRUE, THAT IT IS RARE IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES, BUT THERE ARE SOME THAT HAVE IT A LOT. I LIVE IN THE US, AND I HAVE NEVER MET ANYONE OF MY AGE (18) WITH THAT NAME, THE NAME IS MOST COMMON IN LITTLE GIRLS. BUT I LOVE MY NAME, ALTHOUGH I WOULD NOT NAME ONE OF MY DAUGHTERS LIKE THAT, I PREFER THE NAMES TO BE UNIQUE." Jul. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Abigail Grace is a beautiful name and means nice things too" Jun. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i used to hate my name, and would always get fed up with being called abi. untill i met loads of new people who commented on how gorgeous my name actually is. i pretty much agree with them now would never change it :)" Jun. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail i like it sooo much people call me abby people always spells abby "abbey" nobody spells abigail wrong" May. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail but i go by abby my sis makes fun of me and calls me abigail because shes knows i don't like to be called that but i do like the name its MINE!!!" Apr. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Abigail Tshuma and am from zimbabwe. my name menans father rejoice or my father's joy. well, i really think i am my biological father's joy because i have made him proud and joyful in the sense that in a family of 7 children, am the first to reach varsity level and am studying law. i am my heavenly father's joy because i love him and i try hard to please him and by the way, people call me Aby and i love myself. One thing i've discovered is that people named Abigail are beautiful. am tall, beautiful and sexy, i have a nice booty and it makes my boyfriend go crazy..." Apr. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I think it's very pretty and elegant.I never met anyone with my name it's unique and fits my personality perfectly.I go by Abbey." Feb. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "well my name is abigail and it means a fathers joy" Jan. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name abigail. my friends name. it is biblical. and she is 9.abigail is my best friend" Jan. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my name it is abigail!i am 10 years old.i love my name never let it change" Dec. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "its a very shexy name. it rocks :) im such a daddys girl so it means right :) lovee abigail x" Nov. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail Jane. I am proud of my name because it's so uncommon. I've never met another Abigail, though a sophomore at my school is named Abbie. I just go with Abby. I like it simple and sweet, and that's just how I am!" Nov. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is a lovely name. I don't know why we don't hear it more often." Nov. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi ,my name is abigail and yes people often spell my name wrong. they spell it abagail. and people at my school often make fn of my name they often call me rabittail or tabby and crabby abby. sicerely, abigail london" Aug. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think it's pretty and I'm considering it for one of my babies." Jul. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY NAME IS ABIGAIL BUT MANY OF CLOSE FRIENDS AND RELATIVES CALL ME ABI,I DONT FEEL C0MFORTABLE OTHER PEOPLE CALLING ME ABI.LIKE MOST PARENTS,MY PARENTS ONLY SAY MY WHOLE NAME WHEN I GET IN TROBLE.IM 17 AND IN MY WHOLE LIFE I HAVE KNOWN LIKE 3 OTHER ABIGAIL'S THEY WERE NOTHING LIKE ME VERY DIFFERNT PEOPLE..." Jul. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "hI My name is Abigail. As I grew older I learnt to love my name. I believe it's more than father's joy it's about wisdom and intelligence as Abigail in the Bible" Jul. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey my name is abigail but i perfer to be called abbey it is so common and often used for girls" May. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey my name is abigail but i perfer to be called abbey it is so common and often used for girls" May. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail and i know like 10 other people with my name itsw such a common name these days. yer and peopel oftent spell my name wrong as well." Apr. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail. My grandpa named me which he was a reverend and I think he got it right because not only do people think I am beautiful but it hurts me so badly to see people hurting. I know that my name is from the bible and basically all my aunts and uncle's have biblical names. I thank god that my grandpa chose this perfect name for me. I love you so much Buenaventura." Apr. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "abigail... the correct hebrew translation is "father of joy". --a" Apr. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "abigail... the correct hebrew translation is "father of joy". --a" Apr. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter Abigail.. my mother picked it becuase of its biblical content and its uniqueness, and so far she is living up to both aspect i love her." Apr. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "When our daughter was born her dad did and still has great joy. Our daughter was adopted and when you find a birth mom to give you something so special we felt she needed a name like Abigail. She is a joy to both her parents and what better place to find strength and love then the Bible. I hope as she grows up she finds she was given her first gift the gift of her name and enjoys it's meaning. Abigail Faith" Apr. 2, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "For years my mother made people call me Abigail and not Abby. She said if she wanted people to call me Abby, she would of named me Abby. I love my name! It sets me apart from other people. Even though is was like 4th on the most popular baby name list, I still think it makes me unique. It means Source of Joy and that's what I hope I bring to this world, joy." Mar. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail and i really like it it reminds me of president john adams wife the first lady Abigail adams. she is a good influence on people. it is an honor to have a name after a popular and inteligent lady.it is a very coooool name." Mar. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's a beautiful name!! We are thinking of naming our baby Abigail." Feb. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's a beautiful name!! We are thinking of naming our baby Abigail." Feb. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I just love it! Everyone calls me Abby. I have not had any problems with annoying nicknames, although I do get the occasional "Abby-gale" I love the way it sounds like an 1800s Quaker name because I am a Quaker with a love for history!" Feb. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am planning to name my baby girl "Abigail". It sounds so happy! I likes the meaning - Father rejoice." Nov. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I will some day name my baby girl (when I get one) this name!" Oct. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "i like my name (abigail), and people rarely misspell it, actually. i often get compliments though." Oct. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail. Even I don't go by Abigail (I go by Abbey) I still like the name and it's meaning. It plays a role in my hebrew roots." Oct. 2, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "One of my best friends name is Abigail but she likes to be called Abby. She is a lot of fun! Imet her in first grade." Sep. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I Love being an Abigail, it has a quiet ellegance associated with it that makes me think of Black and White movies." Jul. 26, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I spell my nickname Abbi. I have never met ANYONE who spells it like that. To me it makes since from the root word Abigail. I have met an Abi. But 99% of the time if people call me Abbi - they misspell it!" May. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail.. and people often misspell it like: abagale or even abrigail, which is so annoying,there is no "r" in my name... i love my name and i am exactly what it means..." May. 1, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail. My dad just liked the meaning of it. But many people do like to pronounce it like "Abbie-Gale". It kind of bothers me. But everyone calls me Abby. I dont really care. Because now that im getting older I like the name Abigail alot more." Apr. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daugther Abigail. I love all the different nick-names we have for her My mother (her grandmother) calls her Abigail, we mainly call her Abby. Until I read the other comments above, I never realized that Abigail could be spelled incorrectly. We haven't had a problem w/ spelling or pronouncing it. All though, I am asked to spell it by our Dr's office sometimes, just because of the other ways it could be spelled, not because I have an irregular way of spelling it." Apr. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My names Abigail and I love how it means "Fountain of Joy" or "Father's Joy." My dad named me after King David's wife who symbolizes beauty and wisdom." Feb. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "In 1976, we named our daughter "Abigail" after her fraternal grandmother who was born in Ireland in the 1800's. My daughter has never mentioned her name being misspelled frequently. She is a joy and very intelligent." Feb. 3, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Abigail and we have been strict about people not using Abby and we have had great results....no one messes up her name and she loves it!" Jan. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My husband and I are trying to get pregnant and Abigail will for sure be the name of our baby if we have a girl! It's a sweet name for a baby and also carries into adluthood beautifully." Jan. 9, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I know the name Abigail only as a boy's name, isn't it so??" Sep. 7, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my fav name of all time ... "A father's joy" is the Biblical meaning! It's beautiful on a young child and and wise woman of many years - a timeless classic!" Aug. 8, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "People never know how to spell my name, and its quite funny. They also pronounce it "abbie-gail" instead of "abigail" which gets on my nerves. I like the name. I always thought it sounded regal and elegant, and its not too common" Jul. 24, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      5 Negative Comments

  • "Had a fake friend with this name. She was NOT a good person to hang around." Oct. 11, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is abigail and I don't like my name everybody makes fun of me I always get pick on and all my friends leave me.i hate when people spell my name wrong and say ur name is stupid my name feels like a CURSE" Jun. 28, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "Abigail is a very nice name and most of my friends call me abby.It's a very common name in Ghana, so i usually meet alot of people with the same name.With regards to the spelling some do spell it 'abigirl' cos that's the way most people pronounce it" May. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my golden retriever Abigail and call her Abby. She has recently been diagnosed with a large tumor on her heart and only has a couple months left to live. I love her with all of my heart and am considering naming my first child after her. I'm looking for some alternative spellings for Abigail, though. Any ideas???" Jun. 21, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I used to like my name but all through middle school adn high school people would come up with the most obnoxious nickname. I have gotten "scabby", "blabby", "Abigail Adams", "Crabby Abby", and "Flabby Abby". I hate it so much. Sometimes it's my friends who say them jut to poke fun, but it was so annoying!" May. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      73 Neutral Comments

  • "Hi my name is Abigail not abiggaille...as most people it..well I love my name it wonderful, charming.." Nov. 3, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name Abigail and i love my name.My father named me with joy of having a baby girl for the first time and i really enjoy his happiness everyday and meaning of the name totally amazing.i love my name Abigail while Abie in short" Oct. 4, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "Oh. My. God. It feels like the majority of my school's name is Abigail. I'm Abigail Brianne. But go by Abby. My Father totally believes what my name means and stands for." Feb. 24, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "Abigail is a nice name and all but I?m not that fond of it. It?s my name and it?s almost as common as Jennifer in the 80?s which I hate. Because it?s so common I never felt like had any sort of self identity and I?ve decided the name doesn?t suit me at all." Jan. 23, 2018: Report as inappropriate

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  • "Hi my name is Abigail and I really love my name also because it means the fathers joy and I am my father's joy my friends at school call me abs abi especially my best friend recia my grandmother calls me Le ill tom it's a ethiopian word for queen like queen abigail from the bible I feel comfortable seeing so many people name d abigail and by the way I'm 11 - March 19 2016" Mar. 20, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi, my name is abigail. Personally i hate it when people refer to me as abby. Being an abigail just suits me better" Feb. 22, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "I used to hate me name (Abigail Leigh) but it's ok now. I usually go with Abby. I have met several people with the same name so it's not very unique but it's kinda nice to have Abigail or Abby to go by and there's no bad things it can be shortened to. I'm almost 15 and each year in more ok with my name so Ya...lol" Apr. 10, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail however I go by Abbie. The only reason I don't like my name is because I go to school with about 10 different Abigail's/Abbie's. I wish I had a more unique name." Mar. 30, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail Zegeye Tirfe, I like this name very much. It is not a common name in Ethiopia." Sep. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm abigail I did dent like it when I was little but now Ilike it and I live in scotland Ind I hate hoovering" Aug. 5, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is sierra but my sisters name is abigail she hates it but i think its a great name but it's becoming very common and i understand why its a cute name" May. 26, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi I'm haveing a baby girl n I was just wondering If I was miss spelling Abigail ? So if I'm wrong plz help !" Aug. 24, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "it's a fun name to say haha. i have a best friend named abigail smith (whitest name ever :D) hahah one girl couldnt pronounce it and said a bagel smith. but she was weird. anyway i kinda don't love it cuz it's so 1800s sounding but abby the nickname is super cute and my friend pulled it off well :)" Apr. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I HATE it when people call me Abby. People always assume when they see or hear Abigail, the person goes by Abby. Abigail is unique, Abby is just like everyone else who uses a nickname instead of their full name." Mar. 27, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "oi meu nome abigail e adoro meu nome , no encontro muitas pessoas com esse nome mas tudo bem maravilhoso ser unico o significada desse nome mutivo de alegria e se eu fui um mutivo de alegria que bom espero sempre ser . e para aqueles que tem esse nome e no gosta envente um apelido bem legal ta e um grande beijo para todas as minhas charas .ha eu tenho 14 anos ." Sep. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail but I hate it when people call me that. It sounds to formal. My nickname is Abby (AHbee) and I love it:) I have never been called Gail, Gailey, Aggie, or anything other than Abby and Abs in my life! I reccomend this name to all young children!" Aug. 17, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "its ok because i like the name but its not the best name i know" Jul. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Abigale. She is Abi when we are playing and Abigale when she's in trouble. lol" May. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name's Abee, I love spelling it like that. I guess I like being called Abigail now ang again... but it can be a bit annoying, and... I dunno, just feels to serious for me! I'm bubbly little Abee! :)" May. 4, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Abigael. No, I'm not misspelling it. :P Her full first name is Abigael-maria. I'm trying to figure out how many others have this same name spelled the same way." Apr. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "no one's going to copy the name abicious cuz its weird" Feb. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "A very pretty name, but incredibly trendy--think of how much it will date a woman in 40 or 50 years, when the trend has long since ended. It will sound frumpy/dowdy to most people, much like Mabel, Gertrude, or Ethel do now (names that were wildly popular at one time, but I bet parents naming their daughters those names never thought about the future, when the trend would end!). Someday we'll have old folks' homes filled with Abigails, Emmas and Madisons. Better to go with a name that hasn't had such an extreme spike in popularity recently." Dec. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "yes my name is abigail actually when I was little almost no one was named abigail and every time I told someone my name they would say how pretty the name was. my mom said she named me abigail because it wasn't in the most popular baby names at that time but now abigail is a really popular name and everyone started naming their kids that after i was born so we say my mom brought the trend back" Jul. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abi, not short for anything. It's pronounced like Abby but I always get called "Ah-bee."" Jul. 12, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "HEYYY I'm Abigail too! But i absolutely hate it :/ So to anyone who has sense I'm Abbie. :D Also some of my friends call me Abbs when they cant be bothered to say a two syllable name (:" Apr. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Mary but my mom's name is Abigail. Abigail is a beautiful name and I wish I was named it. My mom spells her nickname Abbey. But I like Abby much better" Mar. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i know a 10 year old girl named abigail. she is known to most as Abby. she is pretty and sweet and always smiling" Jan. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I know a 10 - 11 year old girl called Abigail...most people would nickname "Abigail" as Abbie, but she has spelt it like Abi, but recently now spells it like Abii. Isn't that so cool!!" Jan. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey..my name is Maria Abigail and i love it..my friends call me abby, abz, bie...but my name mistaken spell as abegail..." Oct. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "hey my name is Abigail and i would much rather be called abby" Oct. 3, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail. But I hate it when people call me that. I don't really like my name. I would much rather people call me Abby. I also get all sorts of nicknames I could do without. It's Abigail Rose, so I guess that's okay. I'd rather I was named something else." Aug. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love my name but hate it someone pronounce it wrongly. my cousins call me abby but some call me bb." Aug. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "hello mmy name is Abigail what is your name i live in Malta ,whwre do you live" Jun. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi.my Christian name is Abigail. My Father gave me the name and I am proud to bear it. It means "My Father rejoices over me." Close friends call me Abi. My husband calls me Gail, but he is the only one I allow to. When people ask me what my name is I say "Abigail." I don't know any other Abigails. It is not a common name in my age group. A lot of people I meet for the first time, or who are only acquainatances often call me Gabriel. I don't know why. I don't usually correct them. I just smile and wonder why it is a common error among so many people who do not know each other. If you are an Abigail, you are blessed with a beautiful name. I love my name because it was a gift from my Father." May. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi there. I'm seven months pregnant and since the first time I saw the name and it's meaning I knew I was going to call my daughter that. Her name will be spelled Abbigail!" Apr. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and most people calls me Abi which i think is cute. Each time someone ask of my name and I say it's Abigail they say no wonder that's why u are beautiful! I really Love my name and i think I'm really my father's joy (GOD)I MEAN HEAVENLY FATHER!" Mar. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "no they do not pronounce or spell it wrong but i love the name abigail it is so common" Nov. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My expeirance with the name; is, hard to tell. I'm very quiet- but many people say I also seem very level headed..I'd say I've had a pretty calm and enjoyable experince in life- the only thing that makes me twitch/reveal a temper, is a sudden shock/feeling surrounded..but, I can deal.My wekness is constantly trying to hard to figure people and their burdens out-including mine and getting to unsure of how to act, react, what to say, how to feel-Many people ask how to pronounce it-and I've rarely seen it spelt correctly. I've met one person by this name." Nov. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I chose the name Abigail for my daughter because it's a beautiful biblical name. I had no idea of it's popularity. In fact, I thought it to be a rather unpopular name. Either which way, I'm pleased with it, and I think my daughter will grow liking her name just the same." Oct. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "only a few things bad happen to me And everybody spells it wrong!" Aug. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter, Abigail Rose, is very proud of her name. We call her 'Abbie' and she has brought us lots of joy." Jul. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I actually like it very much, except NOBODY spells it right. They spell it Abbygale and Abigale and Abegail and UGHH lol. My nickname is Abby. It's so cute!! =]" Jul. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail, and mostly everyone calls me Abi. I personally chose to spell it that way so it can be somehow unique- because it's always spelled as "Abby" or "Abbey"." Jul. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigel (this is the Hungarian form of Abigail). My father gave me my name, when he saw the meaning of the name. I've never met someone whose name is Abigel. It's a very rare name in Hungary." Jul. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "The statement above is true. It means My Father is Joy or Her Fathers Joy" Jun. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I don't know where you got the meaning of the name, or if this is the correct place to report this, but according to The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, your meaning is incomplete. The name definitely does contain the idea of joy, but also that of father. A closer translation could be "my father is joy," or perhaps "her father's joy."" Jun. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my daughter's name and because she talks all the time we call her "Gabby Abby"." Jun. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i think that this name is used too often. It isnt that cute because it is just being used more and more." May. 16, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail. My grandpa named me which he was a reverend and I think he got it right because not only do people think I am beautiful but it hurts me so badly to see people hurting. I know that my name is from the bible and basically all my aunts and uncle's have biblical names." Apr. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail also but I often go by Abbie. The "ie" often throws people off and they usually spell it with a y. I think the ie makes my name unique and I like it. i only wish that more people would spell it like that! Its funny that Abigail means "The Father rejoices" because I was born on my grandpa's birthday and he deffinately rejoiced!" Apr. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am due in 8 weeks, and we plan on naming our little girl Abigail - will likely use Abby for short until she can decide what she prefers to go by." Feb. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail too. No one eather has ever pronounced it wrong, but they have spelled it wrong though. Oh yeah I go by Abby too." Feb. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born Abigail in the 80s when it still wasn't all that popular and even though I go by Abby, no one has ever had a problem spelling it or pronouncing it, and I've had a few people ask why I just don't go by Abigail all the time. It has a unique elegance to it and I think it fits my personality and I've always been quite satisfied with both Abby and Abigail." Feb. 3, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail. My mom really liked the name and I hated it with a passion while I was growing up. Nobody that I know has ever misspelled "Abigail" but that might be because I haven't really gone by that name much. I go by Abby and people are constantly misspelling it. Even to this day I think my dad still spells it Abbie. I like my name now it is very elegent and professional. I think as I get older I will start to be known as Abigail and not Abby" Dec. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Abby is good, I don't know why any young girl would want to be called Gail." Dec. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "im the only one in my school named Abigail and so i feel unique and happy even though it's a very common name. I luv the name Abigail and no one spells it wrong, especially my teachers. They just know how to spell it." Dec. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name and although I hated it growing up it's not too bad, I like to be called Abi, Abigail still makes me feel as though I've done something wrong or I've been naughty! There weren't many Abigail's when I was growing up but there seem to be a lot of toddler Abigail's in supermarkets etc these days! I think it's quite a strong confident name, which I am." Nov. 29, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name's Abigail, but everyone calls me Abbi. I know a few people called Abigail but no-one who spells Abbi the way i do. I agree with the above commments it can be a bit annoying having to correct people when they spell it wrong or say can you call me Abbi please, however it doesn't bother me that much. I love that my name's unusal and would never change it." Nov. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's my name too and it's great. It's often spelt incorrectly. I've had lot's of variations but it I find it amusing not frustrating and best of all my Grandma and Uncle always mispronounce it. It's taught me great patience and developed a good sense of humor (I hope). I love the meaning most of all." Oct. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "in 1999 my daughter was born, we changed her spelling to Abagail to our amazement we cannot find anyone else who spells it this way!" Sep. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail...i guess its an ok name...but i prefer it when someone will call me abby...sometimes people will even call me Gail! Now this i hate...if i wanted to be called gail id let you know, but please just call me abby, and please don't forget, there is a second "i" in Abigail...unlike my new drivers license says, so spell it right!" Aug. 13, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail, and when I was younger I didn't like it because most of my friends had newer and more common names like- alli, lexa, and so on...but now my name is really common and I love it! I am glad my parents named me for someone in the Bible." Jul. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Kate and Chris' new daughter. A very, very intelligent and beautiful child indeed!!" Jul. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail, and I people always mispell it, especiall when they write Abbie. My BEST friend's name is Abigail and she spells it Abby. My teachers take the whole year to figure out how to spell it, one spelled it Abi for the longest time. I was named after the one in the bible. Abigail Sarah. Abigail means leader, not follower. And I am definatly no follower. I LOVE my name!" Jul. 7, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My aunty just had a baby, she is an Abigail (abby) Tharesea Mae, i love it but just found out the anitials say ATM, oh well!!!" Jan. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My niece's name is Abigail but we call her Abi for short. That spelling was decided upon because if her name was to be shortened her father thought it should be taken from her original name, as far as its spelling." Dec. 2, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is abigail and i'm really proud of it. i don't know a whole lot of people who have the name which is pretty cool. i go by abby most of the time though. and people always spell that wrong. most people try and spell it abbey. but others have spelt it abbie or abi (i thought that one was particularly weird). i hate always having to tell people how to spell my name" Nov. 22, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail. People often mis-spell it Abigale or Abagale. It's kind of awkward to say "hey--that's not how I spell my name". I've even had people write personal checks and mis-spell it! I've had to go back and ask them to re-write it so I can cash it at my bank. So, needless to say, that gets annoying. I agree with the above comment about people saying my name like it's two words: Abbie-Gail. It should be said in one syllable. I LOVE my name. I was named from the Abigail in the Bible and she is described in 1 Samuel 25 as beautiful and intelligent. I love all of the things my name symbolizes for me and I love that it's unique because I only know one other girl with my name." Aug. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Abigail and I love it. I was named after the only women at the time of my birth that was the wife of a president and also the mother of one...pretty impressive, Abigail Adams. Since then Barbara Bush has joined Abigail Adams." Aug. 6, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "The name sounds really, really old-fashioned. I always seem to associate it with the 1800s and with Quakers or Mennonites and the like." Jul. 27, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "my daughters name is abigail and everyone calls her gabby and that really gets on my nerves its either abby or abigail not gabby" Jul. 26, 2005: Report as inappropriate

  • "people often spell my name Abigale and its really annoying." Jun. 25, 2005: Report as inappropriate



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