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Names starting with Ab

Abia - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 
Abraham - Hebrew name meaning "father of a multitude." In the bible, this is the name of the founding patriarch of the Israelites. Also spelled Avraham.
Abigael - Danish and Norwegian form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abagael - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 
Abnor - English variant spelling of Hebrew Abner, meaning "father of light."
Abd-al-rahman - Arabic name meaning "servant of the merciful one."
Abelardus - Latin form of German Abelard, meaning "noble strength."
Abd-al-malik - Arabic name meaning "servant of the king."
Abooksigun - Native American Algonquin name meaning "wildcat."
Abel -  In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his jealous brother Cain. Anglicized form of Greek Habel, meaning "vanity," i.e. "transitory." 
Abbán - Irish name meaning "little abbot."
Abraám - Old Spanish form of Latin Abrahamus, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abracham - Irish form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."
Abrafo - African Ghanaian name meaning "warrior" or "executioner." Originally, it was a byname for a troublemaker or someone who is hyper.
Abrahamo - Esperanto form of Latin Abrahamus, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abrianna - English feminine form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abra - Short form of Hebrew Abrahamit, meaning "father of a multitude." This name was popular in 17th century England. Also spelled Avra.
Abrahamit - Feminine form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." Also spelled Avrahamit.
Abrahana - Dutch feminine form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abraxas - Greek myth name of one of the horses belonging to the sun god Helios. It is also the name of a demon of lies and deceit. The letters of the name add up to 365, the number of days in the year. It has been found in Greek magical texts and may be related to the word abracadabra which may derive from Aramaic avra kedabra, meaning "I will create as I speak."
Abílio - Portuguese name meaning"able; proficient; skillful."
Abiram - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning "my father is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses.
Abubakar - African Kenyan name meaning "noble."
Abbygail - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abigall - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abiageal - Irish form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abichail - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 
Abida - Arabic name meaning "she who worships." Compare with masculine Abida.
Abidah - Variant spelling of Arabic Abida, meaning"she who worships." 
Abigail -   Anglicized form of Hebrew Abigayil, meaning "father rejoices." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King David. 
Abi - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiy, meaning "my father." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Hezekiah. Compare with masculine Abi. 
Abioye - African Yoruba name meaning "borninto royalty."
Able - Variant spelling of English Abel, meaning "vanity," i.e. "transitory."
Abelie - Italian form of Latin Abelia, the name of a genus of "honeysuckle." 
Abbey -   Pet form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abungu - African Luo name meaning "of the forest."
Abellona - Danish form of Latin Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo."
Abby -   Pet form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abrax - Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is the name of one of the steeds of Aurora. The other is Phaeton.
Abeiron - Greek form of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning "my father is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses. This spelling is rarely used. Abiron is used in the Septuagint.
Absalon - Scandinavian form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace." 
Abla - Arabic name meaning "perfectly-formed."
Ablah - Variant spelling of Arabic Abla, meaning "perfectly-formed."
Abigayil - Hebrew name meaning "father rejoices." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King David. Also spelled Avigayil.
Abhay - Hindi name meaning "brave; fearless."
Abnar - English variant spelling of Hebrew Abner, meaning "father of light."
Abiron - Greek form of Hebrew Abiyram, meaning "my father is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses. Also spelled Abeiron.
Abbygael - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Aboyo - African Luo name meaning "one who saunters."
Abegail - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abdima - Variant spelling of Aramaic Avdima, meaning "destruction, loss."
Abd - Arabic name element meaning "servant of."
Abran - Breton form of Hebrew Abram, meaning "father of elevation." 
Abena - African Akan name meaning "born on Tuesday."
Abba - Aramaic name meaning "father."
Abaddōn - Greek name derived from Hebrew abaddown, meaning "destruction, ruination." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the place of destruction. And it is a name given to the angel of the bottomless pit, the Destroyer Apollyōn. 
Abisha - Perhaps a short form of English Abishalom, meaning "father of peace." 
Abaven - Armenian name meaning "protector."
Abigil - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abbie -   Pet form of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abner - Hebrew name meaning "father of light." In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Saul who was also a commander of his army. In use by the English. Also spelled Avner.
Abdullah - Variant spelling of Arabic Abd-Allah, meaning "servant of God."
Abigayle - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abbigail - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abelionni - Variant form of Celtic Abellio, meaning "green growing one."
Abishalom - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace." In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Rehoboam. 
Abdul-malik - Variant spelling of Arabic Abd-al-Malik, meaning "servant of the king."
Abey - Variant spelling of Hebrew Abie, meaning "father of a multitude."
Abaegayle - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abdul - Arabic name element meaning "servant of the."
Abbas - Arabic name meaning "austere." 
Abednego - Babylonian name meaning "servant of Nebo." In the bible, this is the name given to Azariah by Nebuchadnezzar after he survives the fiery furnace. 
Abbott - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning"abbot, father, priest," from Latin abbas "priest," from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba "father." First used as a forename in the 19th century. 
Abot - Variant spelling of English Abbott, meaning "father."
Abrahán - Spanish form of Latin Abrahamus, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abelia -  From the Latin name of a genus of "honeysuckle." 
Abuto - African Luo name meaning "I have hidden."
Abihu - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyhuw, meaning "he is (my) father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Nadab) by God for offering incense contrary to the law. 
Abelio - Variant spelling of Celtic Abellio, meaning "green growing one."
Abedabun - Native American Chippewa name meaning"dawn; sight of day."
Abott - Variant spelling of English Abbott, meaning "father."
Abdown - Hebrew name meaning "servant, worshiper." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel. Also spelled Avdon.
Abbigayle - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abegayle - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abeni - African Yoruba name meaning "we asked for her and we got her."
Absalom - Contracted form of English Abishalom, meaning "father of peace." In the bible, this is the name of a son of king David. 
Abbygale - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abelard - Old German name, meaning "noble strength." 
Abella - From the Spanish surname, of uncertain etymology. The name was originally a Catalan byname for a bee-keeper or small and active (as a bee) person. It may, therefore, have been derived from Latin apicula, meaning "bee." 
Abell - Variant spelling of English Abel, meaning "vanity," i.e. "transitory."
Abe - Short form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude," and other names beginning with Ab-.
Abilene - Modern English name derived from Greek Abilēnē, the biblical name of a region belonging to the city of Abila, meaning "grassy meadow."
Ab - Short form of English Abner, meaning "father of light."
Abarran - Basque form of Latin Abrahamus, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abelone - Danish form of Greek Apollonia, meaning "of Apollo."
Absolon - French form of Hebrew Abiyshalowm, meaning "father of peace." 
Abukcheech - Native American Algonquin name meaning "mouse."
Abelardo - Spanish form of Latin Abelardus, meaning "noble strength."
Abeque - Variant spelling of Native American Chippewa Abequa, meaning "stays at home."
Abha - Hindi name meaning "light, shining."
Abiy - Hebrew name meaning "my father." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of King Hezekiah. Also spelled Avi.
Abijah - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 
Abagail - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abaigael - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abarrane - Basque feminine form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abhilasha - Hindi name meaning "desire."
Abbot - Variant spelling of English Abbott, meaning "abbot, father, priest."
Abimbola - African Yoruba name meaning"born to wealth."
Abishag - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiyshag, meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." In the bible, this is the name of a young girl who cared for David in his old age. 
Abdon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abdown, meaning "servant, worshiper." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including one of the judges who ruled over Israel. 
Abiud - Anglicized form of Greek Abioud, meaning "my father is majesty." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Bela.
Abisai - Variant spelling of English Abishai, meaning "my father is Jesse" or "my father is a gift." 
Abnur - English variant spelling of Hebrew Abner, meaning "father of light."
Abioud - Greek name meaning "my father is majesty." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Bela.
Abiyram - Hebrew name meaning "my father is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest son of Hiel the Bethelite, and the name of a son of Eliab who joined Korah in his rebellion against Moses. Also spelled Aviram.
Abihayil - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 
Abihail - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters.
Abidan - Anglicized form of Hebrew Abiydan, meaning "my father is judge." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Benjamin.
Abellio - Celtic name of a god of apple trees, meaning "green growing one." 
Abrahamus - Latin form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude."
Abbigale - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abelle - French form of Spanish Abella, possibly meaning "bee."
Abiyhayil - Hebrew unisex name meaning "father of might." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Rehoboam, the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters. Abihail is the Anglicized form. Also spelled Avichayil.
Abiyah - Hebrew unisex name meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. Also spelled Aviyah.
Abdel - Variant spelling of Arabic Abdul, meaning "servant of the."
Abiydan - Hebrew name meaning "my father is judge." In the bible, this is the name of a leader of the tribe of Benjamin. Also spelled Avidan.
Abequa - Native American Chippewa name meaning"stays at home." 
Abaigeal - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abiyshalowm - Hebrew name meaning "father of peace." In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Rehoboam. Also spelled Avishalom and Avshalom. 
Abagale - Variant spelling of English Abigail, meaning "father rejoices."
Abie - Pet form of Hebrew Abe, meaning "father of a multitude."
Abiyshag - Hebrew name meaning "my father is a wanderer" or "father of error." In the bible, this is the name of a young girl who cared for David in his old age. Also spelled Avishag.
Abiyhuw - Hebrew name meaning "he is (my) father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Aaron who was slain (along with his brother Nadab) by God for offering incense contrary to the law. 
Abd-al - Variant spelling of Arabic Abdul, meaning "servant of the."
Abirad - Armenian name meaning "miserable."
Abele - Italian form of Hebrew Hebel, meaning "breath, breathing."
Abiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 
Abichail - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 
Abidah - Variant spelling of English Abida, meaning "father of knowledge."
Abihail - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters.
Abihayil - Variant spelling of Hebrew unisex Abiyhayil, meaning "father of might." 
Abijah - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 
Abiyah - Hebrew unisex name meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. Also spelled Aviyah.
Abiyhayil - Hebrew unisex name meaning "father of might." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Rehoboam, the father of Esther, a Levite who was the head of the house of Merari, and several other characters. Abihail is the Anglicized form. Also spelled Avichayil.
Abraam - Greek form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." In the bible, this is the name of the founding patriarch of the Israelites.
Abrahan - Portuguese form of Latin Abrahamus, meaning "father of a multitude." 
Abaddon - Anglicized form of Greek Abaddōn, meaning "destruction, ruination." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the place of destruction. And it is a name given to the angel of the bottomless pit, the Destroyer Apollyon. 
Abi - Pet form of Hebrew Abraham, meaning "father of a multitude." Also spelled Avi. Compare with feminine Abi.
Abia - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Abiyah, meaning "Yahweh is my father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Samuel, the mother of Hezekiah, a member of the tribe of Benjamin, a king of Judah, and several other characters. 

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