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Info on the Name Abigail

Information on Abigail includes the fact that it means "Father of joy." This eMedTV resource offers additional information on the name Abigail.

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Abigail is from Hebrew meaning Father of joy.
Alternates for Abigail include: Abagael, Abagail, Abbe, Abbey, Abbi, Abbie, Abby, Abbye, Abigael, and Abigale
Abigail is associated with these categories: Biblical, and Popular

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