Abel f

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Female Female Name
This name is used both as a female and a male name. See Abel m for the male version.

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

Short form of Abela [1] [2]

Related Names

See Abela

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: ['ɑ:bəl] (key) [3]

Earliest Documented Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 5 368 581
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 345 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 111 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 3 n.a. 827
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Abel (f).
However, statistics data has been found for the male variant. This indicates that this name is more common as a male name in the Nordic countries, see Abel (male name).

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  4. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi