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It's okay I guess. Don't like Abigail though.
-- Surreal  11/5/2006
My name is Abigail and I went by Abby for most of my life but when I moved to Spain I started spelling it Abi so it was easier to understand in Spanish.
-- Anonymous User  2/16/2007
Abi is another name for GOD. It means the Superior One or the Creator. Abi is the name given in 2 Kings 18:2 to the mother of Hezekiah, king of Judah. The name translates as "my father," and is probably a shortened version of the name. The parallel verse in 2 Chronicles 29:1 gives this name as Abijah (NRSV, other versions use Abiah or Abia), which means "God is my father."
-- Anonymous User  7/30/2007
Cute. But only as a nickname for Abigail or another similar name. Not as a full name.
-- spaz123  9/17/2007
Like this name to some extent. It is a little too short for me.
-- Patricia Underwood  2/17/2008
I really do not like this spelling, looks tacky and incomplete. Although I prefer it to Abigail. I prefer Abbie (the way my name is spelt) or Abby.
-- Anonymous User  11/11/2009
Kind of looks to me like an Arabic guys' name. I know it's not, it just looks like one. I know of several Abis spelling their names like this, and I'm not from Scotland, so this should also be listed as an English name. Would never use it. I can't stand Abigail or Abby spelled any way. Except MAYBE Abbey.
-- thesnowwhiterose  5/18/2011
Pronunciation: AH-bee
Ultimately from the Biblical Hebrew name Avigayil
Means "my father is joy".
-- juliared24  6/9/2013

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