Meaning:my father's joy; my father is rejoiced; source of joy
A name fit for a parent's darling, Abbygail is a feminine name that means "my father's joy." A variant of Abigail, Abbygail stems from the Hebrew elements ab, "father," and g-y-l, "rejoice." Such roots give rise to a myriad of interpretations for Abbygail's original form, Avigail, including "my father is rejoiced" and "source of joy." The beauty is that there is ample room for young Abbygail to make of their name what they will. Time will tell whether they will find contentment in the approval of their peers or by sparking rapture in the world at large.
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