Abe is an English contraction of the English, French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish Abel.
Abe is also a contraction of the English Abelard.
Abe is also a contraction of the English Abner.
Abe is also a Dutch and English contraction of the Dutch, English, German, and Hebrew Abraham.
Abe is also a Dutch and English contraction of the English, Russian, and Yiddish Abram.
Abe is rare as a baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1905, 0.045% of baby boys were given the name Abe. It was #241 in rank then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is used only on a very light scale now. Out of the family of boy names directly linked to Abe, Abel was the most commonly used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Abe: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)"
A famous person named Abe is Actor, Abe Vigoda, born 24 February 1921, New York, New York.