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Gender: F Meaning of Abby: "my father is joyful" Origin of Abby: Diminutive of Abigail, Hebrew Abby's Popularity in 2014: #389

Gently old-fashioned stand-alone nickname that owes its popularity to Top 10 Abigail.

Famous People Named Abby

Planned Parenthood employee turned pro-life activist Abby Johnson
"Dear Abby" advice columnist Abigail van Buren
Abby Lee Miller, reality TV star and choreographer
Abby Mavers, British actress
Mary Abigail Wambach "Abby", forward on the USWNT
Abigail Loraine "Abby" Hensel, conjoined twin (dicephalic parapagus), her and her twin, Brittany, share a body but have separate heads

Pop Culture References for the name Abby

Abby's Flying Fairy School, from "Sesame Street"
Abigail "Abby" Bennett Wilson, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
Abby Janello, from the movie "Bounce" played by Gwyneth Paltrow
Dr. Abby Lockhart, from the TV show "ER"
Abigail "Abby" Sciuto, Forensic scientist & goth character from NCIS
Abby, from the movie "Let Me In"
Abby Warner, character in "The List"
Abby Stafford, from Australian TV soap "Neighbours"
Abby Griffin, character from the TV show "The 100"