Origin and Meaning of the Name Abel

Abel

Hebrew - Male

Breath, son, breathing spirit. In the Old Testament, Abel was the son of Adam and Eve who was killed by his brother Cain in a fit of jealousy.

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Abel male popularity statistics
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