Abraham: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Abraham

Abraham

Pronunciation: AY-brə-ham (key)

Origin of the name Abraham:

Hebrew name meaning "father of many." Abraham's original name was Abram (exalted father). He was the son of Terah and patriarch of both the Hebrews and Arabs. He was the husband of Sarah and father of Ishmael and Isaac.

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Related Names:

Abe, Abram, Avi, Avraham, Bram

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Abe, Bram, Avi, Abey, Abram

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Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States
Abraham Beame, former Mayor of New York
Abraham Van Buren, son of 8th US President Martin Van Buren
Abraham "Bram" Stoker, author
Abraham Benrubi, American character actor

Abraham in song, story & screen: | Edit

Abraham, viewed by Jewish, Christian, and Muslim people as the founding patriarch of the Israelites.
Abraham, Arnold Jackson's pet goldfish on the TV series "Diff'rent Strokes".
"Abraham", song by Sufjan Stevens
Abraham Whistler, fictional character in Marvel Comics universe
Abraham Van Helsing, character from Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula"

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