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Able Meaning


What does Able mean?

The name Able is of English origin.

The meaning of Able is "herdsman".

Able is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Able.

The Given Name Able

Able is a variant of Abel. See Abel for further details.

Able is good for parents who want a name that is daring and enchanting.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Although unique, your little fearless Able, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Able Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,224 in baby name popularity for boys with 35 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 3,302 in baby name popularity for boys with 34 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Able Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Able has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Able to other names.

Able Related Names

Able is a variant of Abel.

Famous Ables

    Able Numerology

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    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Able Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Able in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Able.

    Just for fun, see the name Able in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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