Quoting HopingforaMiracle:" <blockquote><b>Quoting sταrry skies:</b>" I don't think it matters. People ... [snip!] ... still call their children Willie, Sue, John, Abigail, etc."</blockquote> Just curious what's wrong with Abigail?"
It has a history of being used to refer to a maid. They were known as abigails.