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Biblical Names Meaning:

In Biblical Names the meaning of the name Abner is: Father of light.

Hebrew Baby Names Meaning:

In Hebrew Baby Names the meaning of the name Abner is: Father is light, or father of light. The Old Testament Abner was Saul's cousin and army commander, a clever strategist. Abner became fashionable after the Reformation. 'Li'l Abner', was the hero of a comic strip by cartoonist Al Capp.

American Baby Names Meaning:

In American Baby Names the meaning of the name Abner is: Father of light.

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