What does Abel mean?
The meaning of Abel is "breath".
Abel is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-bel.
The Given Name Abel
To Christians, Abel is considerred a pre-Christian martyr.
The name was popular amongst the early Puritans.
The biblical name Abel, has a wonderfully refined quality.
This great little unisex name has a natural sparkle.
Abel remains a favorite due to its fearless and simple nature.
Abel falls into the biblical name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Abel Aguilar, and Abel Magwitch.
In contrast, the year before less than 5 girls were given the name. It ranked 145 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,699 occurrences.
The trend's your friend. See how Abel has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Abel Name Popularity Page.
Abel Related Names
- Abel ~ Danish King (1250-1252), Biblical Character (Gen. 4:1)
- Abel Aguilar ~ Soccer Player
- Abel Magwitch ~ Great Expectations character
- Abel of Reims ~ Saint
- Abel Tasman ~ Explorer
Abel Name Fun
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