Abilene is a unisex name that comes from an English origin but has ties to a Hebrew past. The name has a nature meaning of, “grass.” The name Abilene is also a place name mentioned as a place name in the Bible, and it is a city in Texas
as well as Kansas.
This sweet and soft English name does offer some variations such as Abileen or Abalene. The nickname Abbie or Abby is also a definite possibility, making it a great replacement for the over popular Abigail. The name Abilene despite is charm has not yet gained popularity in the United States even though it is the title of a song by Sheryl Crow.