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The name Abigail is of Hebrew origin, and means source of joy.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Abigail 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 Abigail
Use of the Name Abigail for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
178,732 177,466 167,423 122,916 74,162 31,062 15,206
The table below indicates the number of times the name Abigail has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  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 Abigail
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188049212  
18816238  
188249314  
188357911  
188458413  
18857459  
188657215  
188763313  
188859418  
188956720  
18909409  
189184011  
189290811  
189363021  
189485113  
189581515  
189684315  
189782515  
1898    
1899    
1900    
190191813  
190281818  
190376120  
1904    
1905    
190696615  
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1932    
1933    
1934    
1935    
1936    
1937    
1938    
193997353  
1940    
1941    
1942    
1943    
1944    
1945    
194695276  
1947    
1948    
1949822113  
1950828111  
1951748138  
1952722151  
1953704169  
1954774146  
1955699181  
1956697189  
1957732186  
1958713191  
1959697206  
1960673227  
1961681231  
1962616263  
1963633255  
1964654244  
1965679209  
1966712189  
1967604245  
1968591263  
1969590280  
1970527360  
1971492388  
1972467395  
1973414478  
1974357603  
1975354611  
1976279827  
1977300791  
19782421,007  
19792131,224  
19801761,568  
19811571,811  
19821581,881  
19831511,904  
19841541,839  
19851531,845  
19861431,996  
19871371,998  
19881182,368  
1989943,402  
1990903,714  
1991923,791  
1992863,985  
1993675,173  
1994427,232  
1995367,814  
1996328,589  
1997259,612  
19981811,077  
19991811,662  
20001413,068  
2001814,773  
2002715,259  
2003615,856  
2004615,206  
Totals:  178,732 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Abigail 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 Abigail appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 80 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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