Abel is a biblical name, which derived from the Hebrew name Hevel (הֶבֶל). Abel was the second son of Eve and Adam and was murdered by his brother Cain. In Low German Abel is also a girl’s name and is considered a short form of Apollonia.
The boy’s name Abel means “breath” or “vapour” (from Hebrew “hével/הֶבֶל”). The girl’s name Abel means “dedicated to Apoll” (from Apollonia).
The name Abel is ranked #1901 overall.
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