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The name Abbey is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Abigail.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Abbey has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Abbey
Use of the Name Abbey for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
12,787 12,787 12,356 6,184 3,068 1,124 500
The table below indicates the number of times the name Abbey has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Abbey first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1978, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Abbey
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1978840176  
1979674255  
1980658273  
1981515383  
1982527370  
1983476417  
1984537357  
1985604313  
1986549369  
1987596326  
1988537405  
1989500471  
1990482507  
1991514451  
1992545430  
1993495503  
1994419597  
1995460549  
1996452552  
1997405645  
1998408661  
1999392709  
2000426659  
2001416687  
2002469598  
2003472624  
2004562500  
Totals:  12,787 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Abbey as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Abbey appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 27 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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