Abel
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Given Name ABEL
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: აბელ (Georgian), הֶבֶל, הָבֶל (Ancient Hebrew), Αβελ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: AY-bəl (English), A-BEL (French), a-BEL (Spanish, European Portuguese), a-BEW (Brazilian Portuguese)   [details]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) or הָבֶל (Havel) which meant "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.
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biblical, Fire Emblem characters, saints, victims
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hevel (Biblical Hebrew), Aapeli (Finnish), Hebel, Hevel (Hebrew), Ábel (Hungarian), Abele (Italian)
SAME SPELLING: Ábel
Popularity
United States  ranked #137 
England and Wales  ranked #290 
Catalonia  - 
France  ranked #150 
Hungary  ranked #53 
Netherlands  ranked #80 
Spain  -