- It has an old fashionedness sweetness. Yes, it is very popular but that makes it easy to spell & pronounce.
- I think that Abigail is a very pretty old fashioned named that has, unfortunately, grown in popularity lately. It is a lovely name that really speaks of femininity and charm.
- Hebrew for "the Father's joy."* In the Bible Abigail was one of King David's wife.* It is traditionally believed that she was a prophetess, and in the story regarding Abigail and her first husband she kicked butt!* Way cool name and way cool chick.* Unfortunately is also way too popular right now.* If I have another girl in 6 or 7 yrs and it has gone out of style, maybe.* Otherwise I'll be pushing it for a grandbaby in 20 yrs!
- I love the sound of the name, and I love the story of Abigail in the Bible. It is also kind of neet that an abigail is a personal servant, thus I like to think of the name as a servant of God.
- a classic Biblical name that sounds good on anyone from a newborn to a grandmother, and it's very simple and versatile with the cute nickname
- I like this name because it is pretty without being overly feminissima. I can see an Abigail being very down to earth and intelligent. I also like the story in the Bible about Abigail.
- it's old fashioned and pretty. as a child it could be abby, and as an adult it can be abigail or gail
- fashionable yet still a great biblical name, Hebrew form is Avigayil
- Abigail Vickie: Abigail sounds like a very diverse name to me. I could see a little girl playing tea party named this, or I could see a very tomboy-ish little girl playing baseball named Abby. So no matter how the child's personality turns out, I think the name would fit. It also has a classical ring to it, but doesn't sound old-fashioned. Plus it's the name of my favorite female character on E.R.* Vickie is my mother's name, and I would love to have my first daughter share her name. I really look up to my mom, and would love if my daughter took some of her traits.
Abigail is the English form of the Hebrew name Avigael, which means "father of exaltation," or "my father rejoices."
See Also: Abigale, Abbey-Gale, Abigael, Abigayle
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