Abby

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Abby or Abbie is generally a nickname for Abigail (name), but can also be a given name in its own right. It may refer to:

People[edit]

Women[edit]

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
  • 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

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Abigail Van Buren, pen name used for the Dear Abby syndicated personal advice column
  • Abby Cadabby, on the television show Sesame Street
  • Abbie Carmichael, on the television show Law & Order, played by Angie Harmon
  • Abby Davies, on the soap opera Hollyoaks
  • Abby Deveraux, on the American soap opera Days of our Lives
  • Abby Holland, a fictional comic book character who exists in the DC Universe
  • Abby Lockhart, a medical doctor on the television series ER
  • Abby Maitland, on the ITV science-fiction drama Primeval
  • Abby Newman, on the American soap opera The Young and the Restless
  • Abby Sciuto, a forensic scientist on the television series NCIS
  • Abigail "Abbie" Scrapple, in the American comic strip Abbie an' Slats (1937-1971)
  • Abby the Cow, on the Nickelodeon animated series Back at the Barnyard
  • the title character of Abby, a 2003 television series starring Sydney Tamiia Poitier
  • the title character of Abby (film), a 1974 blaxploitation/horror film about a woman possessed by an African demon
  • Abbie, a 12-year-old vampire in the movie Let Me In
  • Abby, in the Disney movie Chicken Little
  • Abby, one of many mutant creatures on the American TV series Wayward Pines