Abby or Abbie is generally a nickname for the feminine given name Abigail, but can also be a given name in its own right. It may refer to:



  • Abbie Betinis (born 1980), American composer
  • Abbie Boudreau (born 1979), American television news correspondent
  • Abbie Farwell Brown (1871–1927), American author
  • Abbie Brown (rugby union) (born 1996), British rugby sevens player
  • Abbie Burgess (1839–1892), American lighthouse keeper
  • Abbie Cornett (born 1966), American politician
  • Abbie Cornish (born 1982), Australian actress and rapper
  • Abby Dalton (born 1932), American actress
  • Abbie Eaton (born 1992), British racing driver
  • Abby Ellin, American author and journalist
  • Abby Elliott (born 1987), American actress and comedian
  • Abby Erceg (born 1989), New Zealand footballer
  • Abbie Huston Evans (1881–1983), American poet and teacher
  • Abby Franquemont (born 1972), American textile crafts writer and lecturer
  • Abbie Park Ferguson (1837-1919), American founder and president of Huguenot College in South Africa
  • Abbie M. Gannett (1845–1895), American essayist, poet and philanthropist
  • Abby and Brittany Hensel (born 1990), American conjoined twins
  • Abby Hoffman (born 1947), Canadian former middle-distance runner
  • Abigail Johnson (born 1961), American businesswoman
  • Abby Johnson (activist) (born 1980), American pro-life activist
  • Abby Kelley (1811-1887), American abolitionist and radical social reformer
  • Abby Martin (born 1984), American journalist
  • Abby Rockefeller Mauzé (1903-1976), American philanthropist, first child of Abby Rockefeller and John D. Rockefeller Jr.
  • Abbie Mitchell (1884-1960), African-American operatic soprano
  • Abbie Myers (born 1994), Australian tennis player
  • Abby Ringquist (born 1989), American ski jumper
  • Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948), American socialite and philanthropist, wife of John D. Rockefeller Jr.
  • Abby Rockefeller (ecologist) (born 1943), American ecologist and feminist
  • Abby Stein (born 1991), American transgender activist and writer
  • Abby Sunderland (born 1993), sailor who attempted to become the youngest person to circumnavigate the world
  • Abby Travis (born 1969), American musician
  • Abby Wambach (born 1980), American retired soccer player and coach


  • Albert Brunies (1900-1978), American jazz cornetist nicknamed "Abbie"
  • Abbie Hoffman (1936-1989), American social and political activist
  • Abbie Johnson (1871-1960), Canadian-born Major League Baseball player
  • Abbie Shaba (born 1958), Malawian politician
  • Abbie Shadbolt (), New Zealand rugby league player
  • Abby Singer (1917-2014), film production manager and assistant director from the 1950s to the 1980s
  • Abbie Wolanow, Israeli-born American soccer player in the early 1960s

    Fictional characters

  • Abigail Van Buren, pen name used for the Dear Abby syndicated personal advice column
  • Abby Cadabby, on the television show Sesame Street
  • Abbie Carmichael, on the television show Law & Order, played by Angie Harmon
  • Abby Davies, on the soap opera Hollyoaks
  • Abby Deveraux, on the American soap opera Days of our Lives
  • Abby Holland, a fictional comic book character who exists in the DC Universe
  • Abby Lockhart, a medical doctor on the television series ER
  • Abby Maitland, on the ITV science-fiction drama Primeval
  • Abby Newman, on the American soap opera The Young and the Restless
  • Abby Sciuto, a forensic scientist on the television series NCIS
  • Abigail "Abbie" Scrapple, in the American comic strip Abbie an' Slats (1937-1971)
  • Abby the Cow, on the Nickelodeon animated series Back at the Barnyard
  • the title character of Abby, a 2003 television series starring Sydney Tamiia Poitier
  • the title character of Abby (film), a 1974 blaxploitation/horror film about a woman possessed by an African demon
  • Abbie, a 12-year-old vampire in the movie Let Me In
  • Abby, in the Disney movie Chicken Little
  • Abby, one of many mutant creatures on the American TV series Wayward Pines