Name Abigail Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Abigail


Abigail is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Abigail?

Abigail is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. In the Old Testament, Abigail is the wife of Nabal and became the third wife of King David.

What does the name Abigail mean?

Abigail means “my father is joyful” or “father’s joy” (from Hebrew “‘áv/אָב” = father + “gíl/גִּיל” = joy/happiness).

Pronunciation of Abigail

Variants of the name Abigail

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Popularity of the name Abigail

The name Abigail is ranked #485 overall.

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