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Abigail

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges

in A Dictionary of First Names

Second edition

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780198610601
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191726675
Abigail

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Biblical name, meaning ‘father of exaltation’ in Hebrew, borne by one of King David's wives, who had earlier been married

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Subjects: Names Studies

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