Abel in the US

  1. #1,789 Burkett
  2. #1,790 Gipson
  3. #1,791 Gillis
  4. #1,792 Spaulding
  5. #1,793 Abel
  6. #1,794 Mims
  7. #1,795 Thorne
  8. #1,796 Dietz
  9. #1,797 Paredes
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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’.
1,793rd in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
21,547
to be exact
29,123
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Indiana
has the most people named Abel per capita

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