Abby is a shortened form of Abigail and may refer to:

* Abby Dalton, an American actress
* Abby Hoffman, a former Canadian track and field athlete.
* Abby Kelley, an American abolitionist and radical social reformer.
* Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, a prominent socialite and philanthropist and the second-generation matriarch of the renowned Rockefeller family
** Abby Rockefeller Mauzé, the first child and only daughter of Abby Rockefeller and John Davison Rockefeller, Jr.
* Abby Singer, a production manager and assistant director in film between the 1950s and the 1980s.
* Abby Travis, an American musician
* Abby Wambach, an Olympic medalist and professional soccer player.
* Abby Winters, an Australian-based pornographic or erotic model
* Abby Whiteside, an influential and controversial piano teacher
* Abby (singer), a female Japanese popular music artist
* Dear Abby, a syndicated personal advice column
* Tropical Storm Abby, the name used for three tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean, and three tropical cyclones in the Western Pacific Ocean

It has also been used in fiction:
* Abby (film), a 1974 blaxploitation/horror film about a woman who is possessed by an African demon.
* Abby Holland (comics), a fictional comic book character who exists in the DC Universe.
* Abby Lockhart, a fictional medical doctor in the television series "ER".
* Abby Maitland, a fictional character in the ITV sci-fi drama "Primeval".
* Abby Sciuto, a fictional forensic scientist in the television series "NCIS".
* Abby the Cow, a fictional character in the Nickelodeon animated series, "Back at the Barnyard"

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