Baby name Abigail
Pronunciation:ab ih gayl
Description: Abigail is a biblical Hebrew name meaning ‘father in exaltation’. Appearing in the Bible as the name of Nabal of Carmel’s wife, King David’s sister, and also his wife, the name Abigail first rose to the fore in the 17th century. 200 years later, in the 19th century, its popularity began to dwindle. It has recovered strongly since the 1970s and remains popular today.
Statistics for Abigail
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Abigail' was given to 40.352 Girls, representing 0,68% of the total 5.943.365 Girls registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Abigail'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Abigail' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Abigail' varied from 1.131 to 2.643 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Abigail'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Abigail' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Abigail' varied from rank 19 to 51.