[ 2 syll. ab-by, abb-y ] The baby boy name Abby is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as AEB-iy- †. Abby is used chiefly in the English language, and it is derived from Old French, Germanic, and Hebrew origins.
Abby is a variant of the name Abbey (English).
Abby is also a pet form of the name Abelard (English).
Abby is also a pet form of the name Abner (English).
Abby is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Abby has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.
† Pronunciation for Abby: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"