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Abner Meaning


What does Abner mean?

The name Abner is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Abner is "my father is light".

Abner is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ab-ner.

The Given Name Abner

Abner is good for parents who want a name that is refined and enchanting.

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

Although unique, your little simple Abner, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Abner Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,013 in baby name popularity for boys with 202 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,026 in baby name popularity for boys with 195 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Abner Related Names

Variants of the name Abner include Abnar, Abnor, Abnur, Avner.

Abner has the diminutive (nickname) Ebner.

Famous Abners

  • Abner ~ Biblical Character (1 Sam. 14:50)

Abner Numerology

What will your new littleAbner be like?

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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Abner Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Abner.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Abner in Nautical Flags page.