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What does Abe mean?

Meaning of the name AbeAbelAbrahamAbramIbrahimAbnerAbnirAbbyAbrahanAbelsonAbiAbramiIbraheemAvnerAbelardAbelardoAbele

[ 1 syll. a-be, ab-e ] The baby boy name Abe is pronounced EYB (English) †. Abe is of Hebrew and Germanic origin. It is used mainly in the English and Dutch languages.

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.

See also the related categories, hebrew, dutch, and germanic (german).

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 2016.

Baby names that sound like Abe include Eb, Ep, Ev, Abie, Ahab, Ava, Ayub, Ebbea, Ebbee, Ebbey, Ebbi, Ebbie, Ebbo, Ebby, Eboe, Ebow, Ebowe, Effie, Evoy, and Eyab.

† 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.


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