Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #16505 in 2013 and # in 2014.


In English

Origin: From New Latin, from Arabic حَبَشَة ‎(ḥabaša), from حَبَش ‎(ḥabaš, “Abysinnian”).[1]


-(dated) Ethiopian; Abyssinian.(R:MW3 1976 page9)

-(dated) Historical name of Ethiopia.

-(slang) (non-gloss definition Expression of farewell): I’ll be seeing ya. (First attested in the mid 20th century.)(R:SOED5 page11)