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Abel - Letter A - Boy Baby Names

In our Abel boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Abel
  • Meaning: Breath - Son Of Adam And Eve
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 36,340 boys given the name Abel. That is approximately 0.02% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Abel is most popular in California, Texas, Arizona, Illinois, and Florida.
  • Similar sounding names: Abel, Apollo
  • Popularity of Abel:
    YearRankTotal 2012 192 1,931 2011 238 1,499 2010 293 1,122 2009 330 963 2008 361 864 2007 343 940 2006 338 922 2005 346 855 2004 355 791 2003 360 754 2002 353 774