Infographic of Abner name meaning, which is “The father of enlightenment,” from the Hebrew ahv (father) and ner (light, enlightenment).
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Abner Name Popularity

How popular is the name Abner? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 445 12 0.0034%
1911 0 0%
1912 719 11 0.0022%
1913 609 23 0.0041%
1914 554 45 0.0065%
1915 638 46 0.0051%
1916 716 37 0.0038%
1917 660 48 0.0048%
1918 758 37 0.0034%
1919 779 35 0.0033%
1920 750 41 0.0037%
1921 707 49 0.0043%
1922 706 50 0.0045%
1923 756 40 0.0036%
1924 856 30 0.0026%
1925 918 23 0.002%
1926 1,040 16 0.0015%
1927 1,050 16 0.0014%
1928 1,083 15 0.0014%
1929 966 19 0.0018%
1930 1,367 6 0.0006%
1931 1,316 6 0.0006%
1932 1,313 6 0.0006%
1933 1,074 11 0.0012%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 1,011 12 0.0012%
1938 1,005 13 0.0013%
1939 1,121 8 0.0008%
1940 0 0%
1941 1,044 11 0.001%
1942 1,385 5 0.0004%
1943 1,282 6 0.0005%
1944 0 0%
1945 1,316 5 0.0004%
1946 0 0%
1947 1,445 5 0.0003%
1948 1,434 5 0.0003%
1949 0 0%
1950 1,387 6 0.0004%
1951 0 0%
1952 1,212 10 0.0006%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 1,543 5 0.0003%
1959 0 0%
1960 1,353 8 0.0004%
1961 1,403 7 0.0004%
1962 1,285 9 0.0005%
1963 1,156 14 0.0008%
1964 0 0%
1965 1,553 5 0.0003%
1966 1,119 14 0.0009%
1967 1,477 5 0.0003%
1968 1,060 17 0.0011%
1969 1,490 6 0.0004%
1970 0 0%
1971 1,338 11 0.0007%
1972 0 0%
1973 1,717 5 0.0004%
1974 1,574 6 0.0005%
1975 1,650 6 0.0005%
1976 1,391 12 0.0009%
1977 0 0%
1978 1,360 14 0.001%
1979 1,506 11 0.0008%
1980 1,181 25 0.0017%
1981 1,255 21 0.0014%
1982 1,474 13 0.0009%
1983 1,135 27 0.0018%
1984 1,186 24 0.0016%
1985 1,340 20 0.0013%
1986 1,119 32 0.0021%
1987 1,256 26 0.0017%
1988 1,053 47 0.003%
1989 1,216 36 0.0022%
1990 1,132 48 0.0029%
1991 1,272 36 0.0022%
1992 1,170 47 0.0029%
1993 1,267 39 0.0025%
1994 1,171 49 0.0032%
1995 1,164 53 0.0035%
1996 1,092 62 0.0041%
1997 1,257 46 0.0031%
1998 1,326 42 0.0028%
1999 1,173 60 0.004%
2000 1,136 71 0.0046%
2001 1,189 64 0.0042%
2002 1,155 74 0.0049%
2003 1,153 78 0.0051%
2004 1,183 80 0.0052%
2005 1,104 96 0.0063%
2006 1,022 123 0.0079%
2007 1,070 117 0.0074%
2008 1,070 116 0.0075%
2009 1,118 107 0.0072%
2010 1,062 120 0.0083%
2011 1,086 107 0.0075%
2012 1,045 119 0.0084%
2013 975 140 0.0098%
2014 995 141 0.0097%
2015 987 141 0.0097%
2016 962 147 0.0102%
2017 1,028 124 0.0089%
2018 970 144 0.0105%
2019 986 138 0.0102%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ab

Stern, somber; father; father, priest; servant; noble strength; father of light; father of a multitude (of nations)

Hebrew

Abbey
Abbie

Stern, somber; father; father, priest; father of light

Hebrew

Abby

Father, priest; noble strength; father of light

Hebrew

Abe

A diminutive form of Abraham.

Hebrew

Abna

Father of light

Hebrew

Abnar

Father of light

Hebrew

Abnor

Father of light

Hebrew

Avner

Father of light

Hebrew

Eb

Father of light; stone of help

Hebrew

Ebbie

Father of light; stone, rock; stone of help

Hebrew

Ebby

Father of light

Hebrew

Ebner

Father of light

Hebrew


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