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ABIGAIL

Meaning: Joyful Father
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Abigail...

• was given to 10,551 baby girls
• was the 10th most popular name for baby girls
• was 31% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in North Dakota, Idaho, and Georgia
• was least popular in Mississippi, Utah, and Louisiana
• was about as popular as Evelyn and Harper
Babies Named Abigail Born Per Year
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Rank
(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 Abigail...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2003
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 7475% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 73% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Delaney, Heaven, Mckenna, Kaleb, Isaiah, Caleb
• has the most opposite popularity history to Antoinette, Jannette, Jeanetta, Phillip, Michael, Terrence
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Abigail Per State
(2017)
View Geographic History for Abigail

Geographically the name Abigail...

• 0% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Emma, Olivia, Adeline, Gabriel, Logan, Liam
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Megan, Amina, Bethany, Phillip, Johnathan, Malik
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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 Abigail by the Baby Name Institute

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• How similar is the naming popularity of Abigail compared to other names?
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• How does Abigail rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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