Origin and Meaning of the Name Able
Miscellaneous Info for Able
Used in:English speaking countries
Additional Info:This is simply a respelling of the Hebrew name 'Abel' . Also a commonly used word meaning 'capable' in the English language. Therefore, this respelling does appear, but has the potential to create confusion due to it's use in every day language. It was more than likely a 'misspelling' that occured at one time, and was repeated due to lack of information.
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