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Abigail Name Meaning And Origin

Abigail Name Meaning And Origin



Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: “The father’s joy”

Pop Culture: You may know young actress, Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine, Signs). Famous characters named Abigail include Abigail Bartlet from The West Wing and Abigail Whitman from Mad Men. In literature, there is the mother of the protagonist in The Lovely Bones, Abigail Salmon, and controversial character Abigail Williams from The Crucible. Abigail is also a biblical figure. She was one of King David’s wives in the Old Testament who was described as wise and beautiful.



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