ABNER
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אַבְנֵר (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: AB-nər (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "my father is a light" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Abner was a cousin of Saul and the commander of his army. It has been used as an English Christian given name since the Protestant Reformation. It was popular with the Puritans, who brought it to America in the 17th century.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Abenner (Biblical Greek), Avner (Biblical Hebrew), Avner (Hebrew)
Popularity
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