Girl Names baby name Abbie

What does the name Abbie mean?

The meaning of the name “Abbie” is: “Father rejoiced, or father's joy. Gives joy”.

Additional information: Mostly used as a nickname for Abigail.
The beautiful Abigail ( from the Hebrew Avigayil) was the third wife of King David according to the Bible, described as "good in discretion and beautiful in form".
The name also took on the meaning of "a lady's maid," due in part to its use as the name of a maid in the play The Scornful Lady, by Beaumont and Fletcher, in 1616.

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