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Updated: Jul 5, 2024 | 👁️ 20 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations

Gender: Female

Origin: English

Meaning: Father

Pronunciation: AE B IY

Popularity Rank: #2,330

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  • 1. Abby Meaning
  • 2. Abby Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Abby
  • 4. Abby Translations in other languages
  • 5. Abby Name Popularity
  • 6. Abby popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Abby
  • 8. Nicknames for Abby
  • 9. Names similar to Abby

Abby Meaning

Originally a diminutive of Abigail, Abby means 'my father is joyful' or 'father's joy'. It is a popular name in English-speaking countries.

Abby also means "Father, My Father is Light, Father in Rejoicing".

Abby is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Malaysia, and 85 more countries.

Abby Pronunciation Guide

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AE B IY

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Abby Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Abby is recorded 28,382 times globally, ranking it as the 2,330th most common name worldwide.

Abby is most prevalent in United States of America, with 13,282 occurrences, making it the 427th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Abby is found among 1 in every 136 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Abby Popularity by Country

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United States of America#4271 : 136
United Kingdom#4621 : 151
Malaysia#7591 : 1,134
Mexico#1,1831 : 739
Hong Kong#4121 : 452
South Africa#2,1791 : 2,689
Canada#6691 : 433
China#1471 : 251
Philippines#3241 : 644
Singapore#1,0111 : 1,578
France#4,0501 : 3,976
Saudi Arabia#7,7061 : 9,038
Italy#5,5961 : 4,990
Taiwan#2571 : 958
Ireland#7611 : 422
Guatemala#1,0061 : 1,019
Peru#2,8601 : 4,440
Nigeria#3,8361 : 5,657
United Arab Emirates#3,8591 : 5,238
Costa Rica#1,1151 : 799
Chile#2,5061 : 3,454
Jamaica#3571 : 511
Colombia#6,7811 : 8,320
Kuwait#2,7581 : 4,145
Macao#3681 : 809
Netherlands#3,7581 : 2,918
Oman#5,1631 : 6,535
Bolivia#2,5301 : 3,493
Spain#5,5531 : 6,534
Qatar#3,4071 : 5,396
Namibia#6461 : 1,655
Germany#4,9731 : 4,889
Argentina#2,1581 : 3,130
Ghana#1,5591 : 3,199
Israel#6,7351 : 6,351
Belgium#5,3751 : 6,563
Botswana#7521 : 2,021
Panama#3,0801 : 4,939
Palestine#7,5391 : 8,299
Bahrain#4,0531 : 7,409
Brunei Darussalam#7761 : 2,672
Russia#11,9671 : 14,530
Algeria#25,1201 : 51,171
India#18,0751 : 39,719
Egypt#61,4711 : 109,238

List of countries the name Abby is rarely found

Abby popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Abby from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Abby

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Nicknames for Abby

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