Abel Surname Origin(Origin Hebrew) From the given name Hevel meaning vigor, vanity, or breath.
Surname Variations: Abel, Able, Abele, Abelle. Patronymic Variations: Abels, Abeles, Abells, Abelson, Ableson
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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