Abigael Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Abigail:
From the Hebrew Avigayil, which is derived from avigayil (father of exaltation, father is rejoicing). The name was borne in the Bible by one of the wives of King David. Tha name also took on the meaning of "a lady's maid," due in part to its use as the name of a maid in the play The Scornful Lady, by Beaumont and Fletcher, in 1616.
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To honor our Celtic heritage, we took a favorite and old-fashioned name, Abigail, and used the Celtic name/sound gael.
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My sister's name is Abigael, named after her grandfather, Gael. Gael Frank was an orthopaedic surgeon and was on the team that completed the first limb reattachment. So when I think of the name Abigael, I think of intelligence and sophistication.
My dog's name is Abigael, and she has a huge number of nicknames: Abby, Abby Tabby, Abby Dabby Doo, Abster, Abernita, Abelina, Abble Babble, etc., etc. It's partly because of her personality, but i think it's also because the name Abigael lends itself to nicknaming.
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Not technically a famous PERSON, but there is a restaurant in New York called Abigael's.
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