Abigail
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
AB-i-gayl
Meaning
My father's delight
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Abigail originates in Hebrew language and means "my father's delight". Abigail is a figure of importance in the Hebrew Bible. She was King David's wife, wise and beautiful, and a great prophetess. Over centuries, it has always been one of the most popular feminine names. In the English-speaking countries, it became more prominent after the Protestant Reformation.

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Abagail, Abbegale, Abbigail, Abby, Abbygale, Abbygayle, Abegale, Abey, Abiagael, Abigale, Abigayle, Abygayle, Avigail, Gail

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Abigail Adams - wife of President John Adams
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Abigail Spears - tennis player

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