Abbey

Abbey - A very unique female name



  Aug 19,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Abbey appeared on the charts for the first time in 1939 on position #1568. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Abbey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Abbey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Abbey. The baby girl name Abbey was given to 184 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1057 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,681 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Abbey peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 1999 on position 390.



Famous with this name

Abbey Lee
Tatiana Abbey
Abbey Imai


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Abbey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Abbey is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #676 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,950.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Abbey is where you live.


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Abbey origin and meaning

Abbey is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Abbey, pop culture references for the name Abbey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Abbey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Abbey, sorted by popularity.

Ava / Abby / Abbie / Avah / Aviva / Ayva / Ahuva / Aoife / Abbe / Abbi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121057
2011866
2010877
2009891
2008817
2007811
2006725
2005619
2004568
2003471
2002467
2001417
2000425
1999390
1998405
1997402
1996455
1995461
1994413
1993494
1992547
1991529
1990485
1989503
1988536
1987621
1986548
1985605
1984554
1983474
1982536
1981519
1980660
1979678
1978828
19771379
19761931
19751983
19741676
19732114
19722199
19712207
19702637
19672171
19611886
19592031
19571989
19551776
19521810
19391568

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah676
Ohio783
California786
South Carolina786
Wisconsin791
Florida798
Tennessee812
North Carolina813
Michigan865
Virginia890
Texas958
Georgia1047
Illinois1067
Arizona1088
Pennsylvania1094
New York1950

Even more about Abbey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Abbey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Abbey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Abbey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,681
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1939
2012 births +184

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