a female given name, form of .
Contemporary Examples

Campion settled on two relative unknowns—Australian actress Abbie Cornish and British actor Ben Whishaw.
Telling the Story of Keats’ Love Connection Stephen Farber September 15, 2009

While Ichabod is checking for non-existent cell service, Abbie learns that Moloch is planning to release a demon army on earth.
Naked Ben Franklin Christens the Campy Return of ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Amy Zimmerman September 22, 2014

The principal weirdos are our protagonists, the crime-fighting duo of Lt. Abbie Mills and Ichabod Crane.
‘Sleepy Hollow’ Is TV’s Craziest, Most Over-the-Top New Show … And You Should Watch It Amy Zimmerman October 7, 2013

Historical Examples

Abbie Todd never said she was cold—not as they had “heard on.”
Abijah’s Bubble F. Hopkinson Smith

And you know you’ve got money and that Abbie Larkin is so worldly she’d marry you for it in a minute.
Thankful’s Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln

In the morning when Abbie opened the kitchen door and stepped out onto the porch, frost lay thick upon the well pump.
The Best Short Stories of 1917 Various

Except when she went to do her marketing, Abbie was never seen on the streets.
The Best Short Stories of 1917 Various

What if she had to stay at Highland Hall until she was faded and forty like poor old Abbie.
Girls of Highland Hall Carolyn Watson Rankin

Abbie, her hands trembling, her eyes hot, went back into the house.
The Best Short Stories of 1917 Various

The next morning Hiram walked into the post-office and called to Abbie, through the square window, to open the door.
Abijah’s Bubble F. Hopkinson Smith

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