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Top Names That Mean Joyful

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AbigailHeart

  • Origin:

    Hebrew
  • Meaning:

    "my father is joyful"
  • Description:

    Abigail comes from the Hebrew name Avigail and is derived from the Hebrew elements ab, meaning "father," and g-y-l, meaning "to rejoice." In the Old Testament, Abigail was the wife of David, said to be beautiful, wise, and prophetic. In the early nineteenth century, Abigail became a term for a maid.

AbbyHeart

  • Origin:

    Diminutive of Abigail, Hebrew
  • Meaning:

    "my father is joyful"
  • Description:

    Gently old-fashioned stand-alone nickname that owes its popularity to mega popular Abigail.

AlizaHeart

  • Origin:

    Hebrew
  • Meaning:

    "joyful"
  • Description:

    Aliza might seem like yet another variation of the eternal Alyssa/Alicia/Eliza loop, but it's a distinct name all its own. The z adds zip.
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