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Abby

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Abby
GenderFeminine
Origin
Word/nameHistorically a nickname for Abigail or Albert
Meaning"My father is joyful" (Hebrew)
Other names
Related namesAbigail,
Albert,
Abby,
Abbie,
Abi,
Gobnait (Irish),
Abaigeal (Irish),
Ailbhe (Irish)

People[edit]

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Men[edit]

  • Albert Brunies (1900–1978), American jazz cornetist nicknamed "Abbie"
  • Abbie Hoffman (1936–1989), American social and political activist
  • Abbie Johnson (1871–1960), Canadian-born Major League Baseball player
  • Abby Mann (1927–2008), American film writer and producer
  • Abbie Shaba (born 1958), Malawian politician
  • Abbie Shadbolt (fl. 1909-1921), New Zealand rugby league player
  • Abby Singer (1917–2014), film production manager and assistant director from the 1950s to the 1980s
  • Abbie Wolanow, Israeli-born American soccer player in the early 1960s

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