Abner is a Hebrew male name meaning “my father is light” or “father’s light”, made up from Hebrew av אָב (father) and ner נֵר (lamp; light), both derived from a Proto-Semitic origin.
Abner is also an English surname originating from the given name.
Meaning: “my father is light” or “father’s light”
Usage: Hebrew, English
- Avner (Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew)
- Abenner (Biblical Greek)