Infographic of Abby name meaning, which is 1. A diminutive form of Abigail. Also an individual name, from the Saxon, meaning “sweet refuge.”
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Abby Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 1,629 5 0.0004%
1925 1,206 14 0.0012%
1926 1,317 10 0.0009%
1927 1,240 12 0.0011%
1928 1,183 14 0.0013%
1929 1,424 6 0.0006%
1930 1,582 5 0.0005%
1931 0 0%
1932 1,229 10 0.001%
1933 1,399 6 0.0006%
1934 1,471 5 0.0005%
1935 1,130 12 0.0012%
1936 0 0%
1937 1,176 11 0.0011%
1938 1,394 6 0.0006%
1939 1,253 9 0.0009%
1940 989 21 0.002%
1941 1,116 15 0.0013%
1942 1,063 22 0.0017%
1943 1,117 19 0.0015%
1944 1,173 16 0.0013%
1945 1,163 15 0.0012%
1946 1,257 16 0.0011%
1947 1,128 27 0.0016%
1948 1,055 32 0.002%
1949 1,065 34 0.0021%
1950 999 42 0.0026%
1951 958 49 0.0029%
1952 942 54 0.0031%
1953 1,009 46 0.0026%
1954 892 70 0.0038%
1955 952 62 0.0034%
1956 871 83 0.0044%
1957 826 102 0.0053%
1958 828 98 0.0052%
1959 825 108 0.0057%
1960 651 192 0.0101%
1961 697 172 0.0091%
1962 588 240 0.0131%
1963 655 190 0.0106%
1964 737 150 0.0085%
1965 666 171 0.0105%
1966 698 144 0.0092%
1967 809 103 0.0068%
1968 871 88 0.0059%
1969 859 98 0.0064%
1970 797 127 0.008%
1971 775 138 0.0092%
1972 848 104 0.0076%
1973 753 133 0.0103%
1974 692 159 0.0122%
1975 643 189 0.0147%
1976 628 200 0.0155%
1977 610 227 0.0168%
1978 343 597 0.0444%
1979 298 766 0.0543%
1980 268 897 0.0613%
1981 213 1,207 0.0821%
1982 210 1,280 0.0857%
1983 200 1,298 0.088%
1984 208 1,239 0.0833%
1985 214 1,180 0.0777%
1986 234 1,088 0.0721%
1987 245 1,031 0.0676%
1988 211 1,214 0.0779%
1989 211 1,258 0.078%
1990 220 1,271 0.0767%
1991 234 1,160 0.0712%
1992 260 1,053 0.066%
1993 239 1,153 0.074%
1994 213 1,355 0.0883%
1995 207 1,367 0.0907%
1996 206 1,402 0.0936%
1997 191 1,552 0.1049%
1998 193 1,588 0.1061%
1999 174 1,788 0.1194%
2000 205 1,555 0.1018%
2001 162 1,971 0.1308%
2002 163 1,952 0.1303%
2003 162 2,033 0.1336%
2004 164 2,014 0.1321%
2005 198 1,738 0.1137%
2006 205 1,672 0.1068%
2007 216 1,564 0.0991%
2008 259 1,304 0.0844%
2009 255 1,256 0.084%
2010 283 1,120 0.0777%
2011 293 1,039 0.0729%
2012 304 1,010 0.0709%
2013 346 874 0.0614%
2014 379 816 0.056%
2015 428 687 0.0472%
2016 425 701 0.0486%
2017 432 667 0.0478%
2018 453 625 0.0455%
2019 482 576 0.0425%

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Names Like Abby

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What names sound like Abby?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abba

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Abbe

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Abbey

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Abbi

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Abbye

Father of exaltation

Hebrew


What names are similar to Abby?

Find a name that’s like Abby, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Abbee

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Abbie

Father of exaltation

Hebrew

Abebi

She came after asking

African

Abia

Great

Arabic

Abir

Aroma, scent

Arabic

Abra

Father of many; example, lesson; girl born on Tuesday

Hebrew

Abri

Father of many

Hebrew

Addy

Noble; noble; son of Adam; noble kind

German

Adey

Noble; noble kind

German

Ady

Noble kind

German

Aggy

Good, honorable; pure, holy

Greek

Agy

Good, honorable; pure, holy

Greek

Aimy

Beloved

Latin

Alba

White

Latin

Alby

White

Latin

Aley
Ally

Noble, bright, famous; man's defender; noble, exalted

Greek

Amey

Beloved

Latin

Amy

Beloved one

English

Anny

He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Ashby

Ash tree home

English

Aubry

Elf or magical being, power

German

Bobby

Foreign woman; bright fame

Latin

Debby

Bee

Hebrew

Ebba

Brave, strong boar

Scandinavian

Ebbe

Brave, strong boar

Scandinavian

Fiby

Spanish

Gaby

Heroine of God

Hebrew

Joby

Persecuted

Hebrew

Libby

A diminutive of Elizabeth, “to the Lord I consecrate thee.”

Hebrew

Liby

English

Robby

Bright fame

German

Ruby

Red gemstone

English

Tabby

Gazelle

Aramaic

Tibby

The river Tiber

Latin

Toby

God is good

Hebrew


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1 Comment

  1. My baby was born on Good Friday so I wanted a name which is in the Bible and my family chose Abigail (Abby)


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