Abbigale Name Meaning & Origin
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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A more modern version of Abigail. Abigail is so 1800s. Abbigale is both respectful and polite, while also being current and modern. A baby with this name will stick with the trendy name of Abigail, while also remaining unique and different.
If you like the name ABIGAIL, use it. If you feel like it's too common DON'T spell it Abbigale to make it more "unique" it's still the same name, just harder for your kid to spell.
Abbigale has a fresh feel. Abigail is so over-used.
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My baby sister, Abbigale Louise, has this name.
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Abbie, Abbey, Abby
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