Meaning:father of exaltation
Sometimes a nickname becomes more appealing to some parents than the original name, so they just go with the nickname as the given name. That's the case with Abby, the endearing, no-nonsense name that comes from Abigail. It's a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origins but is more often given to girls. For boys, it's often a nickname for names like Abelardo or Abbott. This name means "father of exaltation," so you can also use it as a way to share your faith with baby.
Famous People Named Abby
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Abby Ryder FortsonActress
- Abby WambachSoccer Player
- Abby WildeActress
Abby Name Popularity Data
The Bump Ranking
Overall:Abby is currently #2029 on The Bump
Boy:Abby is currently #1424 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Abby is currently #1130 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Abby is currently #1157 in U.S. births
Boy:Abby is currently #31266 in U.S. births
Girl:Abby is currently #1165 in U.S. births
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