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


Abner is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Abner?

Abner is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. In the Old Testament, Abner is the cousin and the commander-in-chief of the army of King Saul.

What does the name Abner mean?

Abner means “my father is a light” or “father of light” (from Hebrew “‘áv/אָב” = father + “ner/נֵר” = lamp/candle/light).

Pronunciation of Abner

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Popularity of the name Abner

The name Abner is ranked #4849 overall.

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