Abner is a boy name and means father of light. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \a-bner, ab-ner\. Other similar names and variants include: Ab, Abbey, Abbie, Abby, Abe, Abna, Abnar, Abnor, Avner, Eb, Ebbie, Ebby, Ebner. Abner is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4538 out of 88799).
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Abner over the years and Abner's popularity rank:

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Abner Biberman
Abner Biberman

Born on April 01, 1909

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  • Birth sign: Aries
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  • No. of movies: 12

Too Many Thieves

Directed by: Abner Biberman

Starring: Peter Falk, Britt Ekland, Joanna Barnes, Nehemiah Persoff

Gun for a Coward

Gun for a Coward

Directed by: Abner Biberman

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Jeffrey Hunter, Janice Rule, Chill Wills

Running Wild

Directed by: Abner Biberman

Starring: William Campbell, Mamie Van Doren, Keenan Wynn, Kathleen Case

The Price of Fear

Directed by: Abner Biberman

Starring: Merle Oberon, Lex Barker, Charles Drake, Gia Scala

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Abner a popular name?

Over the years Abner was most popular in 1901. According to the latest US census information Abner ranks #1007th while according to famousnames.vip Abner ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Abner?

According to the US census in 2018, 219 boys were born named Abner, making Abner the #971st name more popular among boy names. In 1901 Abner had the highest rank with 25 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Abner?

Abner is #971st in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Abner more popular ?

The name Abner was more popular in 1901 with 25 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Abner

The last time a baby was named Abner was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Abner?

In 2020 there were 219 baby boys named Abner.

Who is a famous person named Abner?

There a several famous people named Abner, for example director Abner Biberman.

Who is a famous director named Abner?

A famous director named Abner is Abner Biberman, who directed 4 movies, including Too Many Thieves and Gun for a Coward.