Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Joyful Father
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Abby Boy)

In 2017 the name Abby...

• was given to 696 baby girls
• was the 450th most popular name for baby girls
• was 55% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Utah, New Jersey, and Kansas
• was about as popular as Sierra and Mabel
Babies Named Abby Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Abby...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2003
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 683% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 34% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Abbi, Abbie, Shayla, Nathaniel, Keon, Thai
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rae, Sybil, Susanne, Everette, Otis, Louie
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Abby Per State
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Geographically the name Abby...

• 0% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Ashlyn, Ellen, Kara, Dustin, Jonas, Kasen
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Penelope, Natalie, Isabelle, Logan, Caleb, Landon
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Abby by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Abby are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Abby will be the only kid named Abby in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Abby compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Abby rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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