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Gender: Female Origin of Abyssinia: African place-name

The name Abyssinia is a girl's name of African origin. Abyssinia and is often added to lists like Fancy Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "GP or usable?".

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Abyssinia is the ancient name of the Ethiopian Empire, no longer found on any map but with a possible future as a melodic girls' name in the ever-expanding place-name category. Among African names for girls, this one is undiscovered.

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Michaela Says:


Sharing sounds with abysmal & obscene really doesn't do it for me...

RoddyThlayli Says:


This sounds like the name of a princess.