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Abbey - Meaning of Abbey

What does Abbey mean?

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[ 2 syll. ab-bey, abb-ey ] The baby boy name Abbey is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as AEB-iy- †. Abbey is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Old French, Germanic, and Hebrew origins. Old French origin, use: This was a surname from pre-10th-century Old French, from the element 'abet'. It could have been first used as a nickname for a priest or local chief. As a diminutive, the name could also mean 'son of the priest'.

In addition, Abbey is a diminutive form of the name Abelard (English).

Abbey is also a diminutive form of the name Abner (English).

Abbea, Abbee, Abbi, Abbie, Abby, Abbye, Abee, Abey, Abi, and Aby are variants of Abbey.

See also the related categories, chief (king), son (heir), element, priest (theologian), hebrew, french, and germanic (german).

Abbey is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Abbey has mostly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Abbey include Abbea, Abbee, Abbi, Abbie, Abby, Abie, Aapep, Aba, Abah, Abba, Abbo, Abbye, Abey, Abha, Abhi, Abhu, Abi, Abo, Abu, and Achav.

† Pronunciation for Abbey: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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