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Girl Name: Abby

Name: Abby
Pronunciation: \a(b)-by\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Abby's also a boy name)
Meaning: father of exaltation
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Abbye, Abbi, Abbey, Abbe, Abba
Similar Names: Alby, Abebi, Abia, Abbie, Abbee, Abir, Abra, Abri, Adey, Addy, Ady, Agy, Aggy, Amey, Alba, Ally, Aley, Amy, Aimy, Anny, Ashby, Aubry, Bobby, Debby, Ebba, Ebbe, Libby, Fiby, Gaby, Joby, Liby, Robby, Ruby, Tabby, Tibby, Toby
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 694
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 53208

Description

Abby \a(b)-by\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Abby), is a variant of Abigail (Hebrew), and the meaning of Abby is "father of exaltation".

The baby name Abby sounds like Abbye, Abbi, Abbey, Abbe and Abba. Other similar baby names are Alby, Abebi, Abia, Abbie, Abbee, Abir, Abra, Abri, Adey, Addy, Ady, Agy, Aggy, Amey, Alba, Ally, Aley, Amy, Aimy, Anny, Ashby, Aubry, Bobby, Debby, Ebba, Ebbe, Libby, Fiby, Gaby, Joby, Liby, Robby, Ruby, Tabby, Tibby and Toby.

Popularity

Abby is a very popular first name for women (#694 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#53208 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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