First name origin & meaning:

Hebrew: Breath

First name variations: Anca, Anke, Ani, Ann, Anna, Anne, Anneka, Anica, Anicah, Anika, Anikah, Aniqua, Aniquah, Anita, Annchen, Annette, Annia, Annice, Annie, Annis, Annuska, Annys, Anya, Anyca, Anycah, Anyka, Anykah, Anyqua, Anyquah, Bella, Hannah, Ann, Clare, Clara, Claral, Clarice, Clarissa, Clarisa, Clarisse, Clarrie, Clair, Claireen, Clairene, Claireta, Clairette, Clairey, Clairice, Clairinda, Clairissa, Clairita, Clairy, Clarene, Claresta, Clareta, Claretta, Clarey, Clari, Claribel, Claribella, Claribelle, Clarice, Clarie, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarita, Claritza, Clarrie, Clarry, Clary, Claryce, Clayre, Clayrette, Clayrice, Clayrinda, Clayrissa, Clerissa, Cliara, Clorinda, Klaire, Klara, Klaretta, Klarissa, Klaryce, Klayre, Kliara, Klyara, Claire, Coretta, Corita, Corin, Corina, Coralee, Coralie, Coralia, Coralie, Coralyn, Corazon, Coree, Corella, Corena, Corene, Corentine, Corey, Cori, Corie, Corilla, Corine, Corinne, Corisa, Corissa, Corita, Corlene, Correen, Corrella, Correlle, Correna, Correnda, Correne, Correy, Corri, Corrie, Corrina, Corrine, Corrissa, Corry, Corynna, Corynne, Coryssa, Kora, Kore, Koreen, Koretta, Korey, Korilla, Korina, Korinne, Korry, Koryne, Korynna, Koryssa, Corentine, Cora, Elisabeth, Lisbeth, Liz, Lizzie, Liza, Eliza, Ellie, Elsa, Else, Beth, Bess, Betty, Bette, Bettie, Betsy, Aliza, Libby, Elspeth, Elsbeth, Elsbet, Elspet, Elizabeth, Isabal, Ishbel, Isobel, Isbel, Iseaabal, Issie, Jessebelle, Jez, Jezebela, Jezebelle, Jezebel, Maybelle, Maibelle, Maybelline, Mabil, Mabry, Mary, Maribel, Maribelle, Mehitahelle, Mirable, Orel, Orelda, Oriole, Orlene, Orlena, Orpah, Oralee, Oralie, Oral, Ora, Orah, Oria, Orlie, Orly, Oralia, Rosa, Rosie, Rosey, Roz, Rozsi, Rosalie, Rosalee, Rosalia, Rosetta, Rosette, Rosina, Rosena, Rasia, Rois, Rosita, Rosebud, Rosly, Roslin, Rosamund, Rosmund, Rosemonde, Rozamund, Roanee, Roanna, Rosaleen, Rosellen, Roselle, Rosella, Rosemary, Rosemarie, Chara, Charo, Rose, Sable, Able, Abalard, Abilard, Adalard, Adelard, Cab, Cabe, Cable, Hetty, Hitty

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Common European surname: from the personal name Abel, which is of Biblical origin and was used as a Christian name in many countries of Europe. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1–8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hevel, from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.
  2. German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht (see Albert).

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Amy Poehler, Will Arnett

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