Abbigail

Abbigail - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Abbigail, meaning my father is joyful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1981 on position #3175. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Abbigail and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Abbigail? 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 Abbigail. The baby girl name Abbigail was given to 426 baby girls in 2012, ranking #608 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,317 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Abbigail peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2009 on position 453.



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Abbigail is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Abbigail is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #257 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,141.

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 Abbigail is where you live.


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Abbigail origin and meaning

Abbigail is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means my father is joyful. To see famous people named Abbigail, pop culture references for the name Abbigail and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Abbigail

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

Abigail / Abigayle / Abagail / Abigale / Abbygail / Abygail / Abbigale / Avigail / Abigael / Abbigayle /

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
2012608
2011503
2010509
2009453
2008501
2007499
2006490
2005498
2004514
2003501
2002480
2001495
2000540
1999610
1998603
1997690
1996743
1995835
19941169
19931428
19922266
19912157
19901763
19892792
19882721
19872605
19862467
19823238
19813175

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky257
West Virginia259
Tennessee283
Mississippi289
South Carolina311
Alabama322
Wisconsin324
Kansas325
Nebraska379
Ohio412
Oklahoma413
Indiana442
Iowa448
Arkansas450
Washington499
Oregon531
Michigan537
North Carolina623
Missouri634
Georgia641
Arizona695
Minnesota701
Texas733
Louisiana767
Colorado775
Florida799
Illinois814
Maryland863
Virginia891
Massachusetts915
California916
Pennsylvania1095
New York1141

Even more about Abbigail


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 Abbigail 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 Abbigail?

3 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
2009
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Abbigail
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,317
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1981
2012 births +426

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