- Hebrew: Gives joy, my father rejoices
Long considered a bit of an old-fashioned name, Abigail is coming back with the retro-cool vengence of other "vintage" names like Beatrice and Violet. And the name has some serious female-power wattage behind it. Abigail was the Old Testament wife of David, renowned for her beauty and wisdom, and also the name of two First Ladies.
Actress Abigail Breslin, Advice columnist Abigail Van Buren, First Lady Abigail Adams
Daughter of Anthony Perkins, Daughter of Marie Osmond, Daughter of Stanley Kubrick