Abi: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Abi

Abi

Pronunciation: AB-ee (key)

Origin of the name Abigail:

From the Hebrew Avigayil, which is derived from avigayil (father of exaltation, father is rejoicing). The name was borne in the Bible by one of the wives of King David. Tha name also took on the meaning of "a lady's maid," due in part to its use as the name of a maid in the play The Scornful Lady, by Beaumont and Fletcher, in 1616.

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