Abner Name Meaning and Origin

Abner is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Hebrew’ origin. The baby name Abner means “My Father Is Luminous”.


Abner Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Hebrew”



Abner is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “AB + nar”


Abner Name Meaning:

Abner means my father is luminous. Abner has Hebrew origins and the first recorded use of the name was for the commander of King Saul’s army in the Bible.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Abnar, Abnor, Ebner, Ebnor


Famous people with this name:

Abner Doubleday, U.S. Civil War general; rumored to have invented baseball;

Abner Biberman, American actor and director;

Abner Nash, American politician; 2nd Governor of North Carolina;

Abner Haynes, American NFL football player;

Abner Joseph Mikva, U.S. Congressman and White House counsel;

Abner Frank Dalrymple, American baseball player;

Abner Monroe Perrin, U.S. Civil War general;

Abner Wilcox, American missionary to Hawaii;

(Abner) Linwood Holton Jr., American politician; 61st Governor of Virginia




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