Meaning & History
Hebrew word meaning "father".
Given Name DescendantsAbiah, Abidan, Abiel, Abigail, Abihu, Abijah, Abimelech, Abiram, Abishag, Abishai, Abital, Abner, Abram, Absalom, Joab(Biblical) Abenner, Abessa, Abessalom, Abia, Abidan, Abigaia, Ioab(Biblical Greek) Avidan, 'Avi'el, 'Avigayil, Avihu, 'Avimelekh, Aviram, Avishag, 'Avishay, Avital, 'Aviyah, Avner, Avram, 'Avshalom, Yoav(Biblical Hebrew) Abia, Abidan, Abigail, Abisai, Abner, Absalom, Ioab(Biblical Latin) Aksel, Axel(Danish) Abigail, Abigayle, Abner, Abram, Abegail(English) Akseli(Finnish) Axelle(French) Abigail, Axel(German) Apikalia(Hawaiian) Avi, Avia, Avidan, Avigail, Avihu, Aviram, Avishag, Avishai, Aviya, Avner, Avram, Yoav(Hebrew) Abigél(Hungarian) Aksel, Axel(Norwegian) Abigaíl(Spanish) Axel(Swedish) Avrum(Yiddish)
Sources & References
- Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, entry H1, available online at https://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/lexicon/lexicon.cfm?strongs=H1