Name Abel - Meaning and origin

Name Abel - Meaning and origin

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Origin of first name:

Short, Hebrews

Meaning of the name:

Hebrew hebel, "breath" .Abel was the second son of Adam and Eve. In the Bible, Abel the second son of Adam and Eve was murdered by Cain, his older brother. He is sometimes considered the first martyr of the Church.
The name Abel gave birth to many surnames like Abeau, Abel, Abelin, Abelson ...


French philosopher Abel Rey, filmmaker Abel Gance, journalist and writer Abel Bonnard.

Saint Abel de Lobbes was a monk who became archbishop of Reims. He retired to a monastery where he died in 770.

His character :

From his childhood, Abe has the sense of refined, beautiful and is anxious to be loved and to please. Harmony, beauty and love are essential values ​​that he seeks at all costs for his personal balance. Nevertheless, Abel remains relatively reserved and discreet and only reveals himself with his family.


Abeau, Abelard, Abelia, Abelin.

His party :

The Abel are celebrated on August 5th.

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