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Meaning & Origins

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’.
1,803rd in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
25,660
to be exact
Indiana
has the most people named Abel per capita

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