Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:2128
Meaning:father of light
Abner is a boy’s name of Hebrew origin. This classic Biblical name translates to “father of light” and originates from the New Testament, belonging to the commander of Saul’s army. You might choose this name as a reference to your faith, or simply because of your affinity to its timeless lyricism. Abner is a defined, statement-making name that won’t be soon forgotten.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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