Abraham

Colors Related to this Name: Black, Purple

Qualities Related to this Name: Born Leader, Visionary

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #182 in 2013 and #180 in 2014.

Famous People

Abraham Lincoln (Politician), Abraham Benrubi (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Abraham Rodriguez (Writer), Abraham Cahan (Writer), Abraham Polonsky (Writer), Abraham Quintanill (Singer,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Late Latin Ābraham, from Ancient Greek Ἀβραάμ ‎(Abraám), from Hebrew אַבְרָהָם ‎(avrahám, “Abraham”). Glossed as אַב ‎(av, “father of”) + הֲמוֹן ‎(hamón, “multitude of”) in Genesis 17:4–5; or from Hebrew אַבְרָם ‎(avrám, “Abram”).

Meaning(s):

-The 14th sura (chapter) of the Quran

-(Judaism Christianity Islam Baha'i) A prophet in the Old Testament, Qur'an and Aqdas; a Semitic patriarch who preached monotheism, father of the Jewish patriarch Isaac and the Arab patriarch Ishmael. (First attested prior to 1150.)(R:SOED5 page7)

-( male name -comes from the Hebrew language-). (First attested prior to 1150.)

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-). (First attested prior to 1150.)

In French

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-( male name)

In German

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-( male name)

In Dutch

Meaning(s):

-( male name) of biblical origin.

In Swedish

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-( male name)

-(Abraham) (Biblical figure)

In Catalan

Meaning(s):

-( male name), similar to the English (Abraham)

-(Abraham) (Biblical character)

In Ewe

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-( male name)