Abel Name Meaning and Origin

Abel is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Hebrew’ origin. The baby name Abel means “Breathing”.


Abel Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Hebrew”



Abel is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “AY + bal”


Abel Name Meaning:

Abel was the second son of Adam and Eve in the Bible. There are however different meanings to the name depending on which language the name is given in. In Arabic however, it is derived from the word ‘habeel’ which means ‘a city in mourning’. In Hebrew, it is derived from the word ‘hebel’ which means ‘breath’.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

abeel , abel , abiel , abul , ipil , obuli , upal , upol , abel


Famous people with this name:

Abel, Biblical son of Adam and Eve;

Saint Abel, Bishop of Reims, France;

Abel, King of Denmark;

Abel Janszoon Tasman, Dutch discoverer of Tasmania and New Zealand;

Abel Parker Upshur, 15th U.S. Secretary of State;

Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye aka The Weeknd, Canadian singer-songwriter;

Abel Gance, French film director;

Abel Ferrara, American film director;

Abel Pacheco, former President of Costa Rica;

Andrzej Popławski (Abel), Polish archbishop of Lublin and Chełm ;

Adam (Abel) Korzeniowski, Polish composer ;

Abel Talamántez, American Latin singer;

Abel Wolman, American inventor and scientist;

Abel Smith, birth name of Ned Rocknroll, husband of English actress Kate Winslet;

Abel James Arnett (b. 2010), son of actors Amy Poehler and Will Arnett;




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