Origin and Meaning of the Name Abbey

Abbey

Hebrew - Female

Diminutive of Abigail: Father rejoiced, or father's joy. Gives joy. The intelligent, beautiful Abigail was Old Testament King David's third wife, described as "good in discretion and beautiful in form."

  • Rated 3.25 out of 4 stars

Rating: 3.25 (72 votes)

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