[ 2 syll. ab-bie, abb-ie ] The baby girl name Abbie is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced AEB-iy- †. Abbie has its origins in the African-Akan, Hebrew, and Spanish languages. It is used largely in English and Irish.
Abbie is a form of the English and Irish Abbey.
Abbie is also a diminutive of the African and Akan Abena.
Abbie is also a diminutive (English and Irish) of the English, German, and Hebrew Abigail.
Abbie is also a diminutive of the Hebrew Abijah.
Abbie is also a diminutive of the English Abrielle.
Abbie is also a diminutive of the English and Spanish Abril.
See also the related form, the English Abilene.
Abbie is uncommon as a baby girl name. In 1900, 0.035% of baby girls were named Abbie. It had a ranking of #316 then. The baby name has seen a substantial drop in frequency since then, and is currently used only on a very light scale. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Abbie, Abigail was the most popular. Abbie has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Abbie: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"