What does Abraham mean?

Abraham means "father of a multitude"

How do we pronounce Abraham?

Abraham \a-bra-ham, ab-rah-am\ is a boy's name. It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables.

The baby boy name Abraham is pronounced in English as EYBRahHHaeM 1.

1 Pronunciation for Abraham: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"

What is the origin of Abraham?

Abraham is used predominantly in the Dutch, English, German, and Hebrew languages, and its origin is Hebrew. The name's meaning is father of a multitude. Biblical name derived from the elements 'av' meaning father ; 'hamon' meaning multitude. Abrahamus (Latin) and Avraham (Hebrew) are original forms of Abraham. In the Bible, the patriarch Abram's name was changed to Abraham when he entered into a covenant with God that his descendants would possess the land of Canaan. The Bible explained the name Abraham as 'father of a multitude (of nations)'. Among Muslims, Ibrahim is regarded as the founder of the Arabs, and the name is often taken to be from 'abu' meaning 'father' and 'rahim' meaning 'kind'. The name Abraham was adopted by the 17th-century Puritans, and it has been particularly popular among Jews. The name was also borne by various saints of the Eastern Roman Empire. Its current adoption has been widely influenced by the US President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the Civil War president nicknamed 'Honest Abe'. Another short form of the name is well-known from Bram Stoker (1847-1912), who created Count Dracula. Abraham is a variant of the name meaning of Avraham (Hebrew and English) in the English language. The name name Abra (English, Indian, and Ewe) is the female form of Abraham. Abraham is a widely used name; it has 46 variants that are used in both English and other languages.

used in English include name Aberham origin, Abey meaning and origin, nicknames for Abhiram, short names for Abrahame, meaning of Abraheem, name Abrahem, Abrahim meaning and origin, name Abrahm, meaning of Abrami, name Abramio meaning, Abrams meaning and origin, Abrian definition, Abriel meaning, what does the name Aperahama mean, name Avra, and name Ibrahim origin (used in Arabic, Spanish, and Turkish too). Other English variants include the contractions Abe meaning (used in Dutch too), short names for Abram (used in Russian, and Yiddish too), Abran name popularity (used in Spanish too), name Brahm origin, name Bram origin (used in Dutch too), and Ham name, and the diminutive forms name Abi origin and baby name Abie. Foreign variants of Abraham include Aapo pronounciation (Finnish), name Abarran meaning (Basque), name Abraam (Spanish), Abracham meaning of name (Gaelic and Irish), Abrahamo definition (Esperanto, Italian, and Spanish), meaning of Abrahan (Portuguese and Spanish), Abrahán meaning of name (Spanish), Abramo pronounciation (Italian and Spanish), Abrao pronounciation (Portuguese), Apelahama meaning of name (Hawaiian), name Apraham origin (Armenian), short names for Arram (Scandinavian), Avraham name popularity (Hebrew), Avram meaning of name (Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, Slavic, and Yiddish), short names for Avrom (Yiddish), name Avrum (Yiddish), baby name Braheem (Arabic), Brahim definition (Albanian), Ebrahim definition (Arabic and Iranian), and Ibraheem name popularity (Arabic and Indian). Specific foreign variants include the contractions name Ab (Dutch) and Rahm pronounciation (Hebrew). Abraham is popular as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1911 with 0.121% of baby boys being given the name Abraham. It ranked at #124 then. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is of occasional use in recent years. In 2010, its usage was only 0.093% and its ranking #194, however it was nonetheless the most popular among all boy names in its group. In 2010, 4 times more boys were named Abraham than the next most popular name, baby name Ibrahim.

The following famous people share the name Abraham:

  • Actor Alfred (Alfie) Bass, born Abraham Basalinksy, 8 April 1921 - 15 July 1987, Bethnal Green, London, England
  • Author Bram Stoker, born Abraham Stoker, 8 November 1847 - 20 April 1912, Clontarf, Ireland
  • Psychologist Abraham Maslow, born 1 April 1908 - 8 June 1970, Brooklyn, New York
  • Religious Figure Abraham, born Abram
  • US President Abraham Lincoln, born 12 February 1809 - 15 April 1865, Near Hodgenville, Kentucky.

List of baby names Abraham:

nicknames for Avrohom (Hebrew), name Efronee, Efroney name, name Efroni origin, name Efronie origin, Efrony definition, name Ephriam meaning (English), Ephronee pronounciation, Ephroney name popularity, what does the name Ephroni mean, Ephronie pronounciation, short names for Ephrony, name Everwyn origin, short names for Abram (English, Russian, and Yiddish), Apronio pronounciation, Avrom meaning (Yiddish), name Efram (English), Efrem name (English, Hebrew, Italian, and Russian), name Efren (English and Spanish), and what does the name Efron mean (Hebrew).

The baby name Abraham fun facts:

The name Abraham in reverse order is "Maharba".

The numerological value of the name Abraham is number 8, which means practical endeavors, status oriented, power-seeking, high-material goals.

How popular is Abraham?

Abraham is in the top names in USA.

Source: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames