Abigail

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

English and German form of Abigael [1] [2]

Related Names

See Abigael

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Abigail
Genitive: Abigails
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Abigail
Genitive: Abigailin
Partitive: Abigailia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Abigail
Genitive: Abigails
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Abigail
Genitive: Abigails

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 21 people were named Abigail (percentage of first or only given name: 14 %) [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
421 689 421 689 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
154
n.a.
154
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a.
275
n.a.
275 0 0
Iceland Iceland[8]
13 15
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
3 9
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[10]
n.a.
n.a.
226
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Abigail (f) Sources: [5][6][10][7]


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no