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.

Categories

biblical, Fire Emblem characters, saints, victims
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Hevel (Biblical Hebrew), Aapeli (Finnish), Hebel, Hevel (Hebrew), Ábel (Hungarian), Abele (Italian)
SAME SPELLING: Ábel
  United States
2016
  Catalonia
not
ranked
2014
  England and Wales
2016
  France
2015
  Hungary
2015
  Netherlands
2016
  Spain
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2015