Meaning:father rejoices


Pronunciation:ah bee

Variations:Abbey, Abbie, Abby, Abi

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About Abbi

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Abbi is an eternally youthful sounding name because of it’s short syllables and the way it rolls off the tongue. This is a great choice for parents looking for something particularly girly.

Detailed Meaning

Abbi is a variation of Abby, which was the pet form of Abigail but has become a name in its own right and is now spelt in various ways. Abigail is a feminine name of Hebrew origin and it is said to mean ‘Father Rejoices.’

Famous People With This Name

Abbie Cornish is an Australian actress and rapper. Abbie Elliott is an American comedian and actress who was on four seasons of “Saturday Night Live.” Abbie Myers is an Australian tennis player.

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname option is Ab, although Abbi in itself can be argued is already a nickname.

Related Names

Abbi can also be spelt: Abbey, Abbie, Abby and Abi. It is also related to the name Abigail.

Stories Featuring This Name

Abbie Carmichael is a character on the long running drama, “Law and Order.” Abby Cadabby is a character on “Sesame Street.” Abby is one of the main characters of the vampire film, “Let Me In.”

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