Abby Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Abby:
Short form of Abigail, which is derived from the Hebrew avigayil (father of exaltation, father is rejoicing).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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A nice name for an Abyssinian cat.
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I have a sister named Abby, short for Abigail. How Beautiful!
way too popular i would go with Abba as a close 2nd if you really wanted a name like this
My name is Abby, and it's NOT short for Abigail. I hate it when people say my full name is Abigail. When it isn't. It's just Abby. Anyway, Abby is a great name.
We have three Abbys at my school, and we just call them by their last names. They are all best friends and it's pretty funny.
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Abb's, Abbie, Ab, Abs, Abba, Ay-Bee, Bee, Absta,
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From Abigail, meaning Joy of the Father
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Abby Leigh, model
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Abbey Road- Beatles Album
Abby Sciuto, NCIS character
Abby, main character in the movie "Bad Night"