What is the meaning of the name Abby?

The name Abby is primarily a gender-neutral name of English origin that means Joy Of The Father.

from Abigail Short for Abigail or Abraham

People who like the name Abby also like:

Jacob, Aaron, Benjamin, Alexander, Liam, Ethan, Aidan, Chloe, Ava, Hannah, Emma, Charlotte, Amelia, Abigail

Names like Abby:

Aviya, Aphea, Abbie, Avye, Apa, Ahava, Abe, Appa, Ava, Abha, Abia, Aviv, Avayah, Ahuva, Abey, Apphia, Aviva, Avi, Abhay, Abbey, Aveah, Abeba, Apu, Abu, Ababuo, Afia, Abay, Aba, Ave, Afya

Stats for the Name Abby

checkmark Abby is currently #95 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Abby is currently #586 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Abby:

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1. Commonness: Abby is a fairly popular name, which means there may be multiple Abbys in the same social circle or classroom, leading to potential confusion or lack of individuality.
2. Lack of uniqueness: Due to its popularity, Abby may not stand out among other names and might blend in with the crowd.
3. Potential for mispronunciation: The name Abby can be pronounced in different ways (such as "A-bee" or "Ah-bee"), which could result in frequent corrections or misunderstandings.
4. Limited nickname options: Abby is already a diminutive form of Abigail, so there are fewer alternative nicknames available compared to longer names that offer more creative variations.
5. Cultural associations: Depending on the cultural context, the name Abby might have specific connotations or associations that some individuals may find limiting or undesirable.

Songs about Abby

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Dear Abby - John Prine
Dear Abby - the Dead Kennedys
Dear Abby - The Hearts