Abra Name Meaning & Origin

Abra

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Abra is a biblical name.

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My daughter (born 2008) has the middle name Abra after the character in East of Eden. I love it!

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King Solomon's favorite girl in his household was named Abra.

Means "Tuesday-born girl" in Ewe. It is used in Ghana, West Africa.

Possibly a feminine form of Abraham. It coincides with a Latin word meaning "maid". A known bearer was Saint Abra of Poitiers, a Gallo-Roman nun of the 4th century.

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Abra Moore, American folk-styled rock singer-songwriter

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Used in John Steinbeck's East of Eden.

In literature, it appears in sequels to the medieval novel 'Amadis of Gaul' as the name of a pagan princess.

In Matthew Prior's didactic poem 'Solomon' (1718), it was the name of the biblical king Solomon's favorite concubine.

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