[ 2 syll. a-bi, ab-i ] The baby girl name Abi is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced AA-Biy- †. Abi has its origins in the African-Gambian and Hebrew languages. It is used largely in Scottish. This is derived as the short form of other longer African names. See Abi for more information.
Abi is a form of the English and Irish Abbey.
Abi is also a Scottish contracted form of the English, German, and Hebrew Abigail.
Another variant of the name is the Scottish contracted form Abi.
See also the related category hebrew.
Abi is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Abi, Abigail was the most widely used.
† English pronunciation for Abi: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"