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Scriptsაბელ Georgian הֶבֶל Ancient Hebrew Αβελ Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.AY-bəl English
A-BEL French
a-BEL SpanishEuropean Portuguese
a-BEW Brazilian Portuguese

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) meaning "breath". In the Old Testament he is the second son of Adam and Eve, murdered out of envy by his brother Cain. In England, this name came into use during the Middle Ages, and it was common during the Puritan era.
Other Languages & CulturesHevel Biblical Hebrew Aapeli Finnish Hebel, Hevel Hebrew Ábel Hungarian Abele Italian
Same SpellingÁbel


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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute