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Abigail Name Meaning and Origin

Abigail Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Father's joy, source of joy

Name Origin


Abigail is a Hebrew name meaning 'father's joy' or 'source of joy'. In the Bible, Abigail was a wise and beautiful woman who married King David. The name conveys happiness and blessing.

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Abigail Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Abigail has a smooth and flowing pronunciation with emphasis on the first syllable 'Abi', making it easy to say and remember.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Abigail has a pleasant rhythm with two syllables that balance each other nicely, creating a harmonious sound.

Famous People Named Abigail

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● Abigail Breslin

Abigail Breslin is an American actress known for her roles in movies like 'Little Miss Sunshine' and 'Zombieland'. She has received critical acclaim for her performances and is a rising star in Hollywood.

● Abigail Spencer

Abigail Spencer is an American actress known for her roles in TV shows like 'Mad Men' and 'Rectify'. She has also appeared in movies such as 'Cowboys & Aliens' and 'Oz the Great and Powerful'.

● Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams was the wife of John Adams, the second President of the United States. She was known for her intelligence and strong personality, and played a significant role in American history.

Abigail Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Abigail

The name Abigail does not typically bring to mind any negative characters or cultural symbols. It is generally associated with positive qualities such as joy and wisdom, making it a favorable and well-regarded name.

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