Abiathar - Meaning of Abiathar

What does Abiathar mean?

[ syll. a-biat-har, ab-iath-ar ] The baby boy name Abiathar is pronounced as EYBiyAH-THAAR †. Abiathar is primarily used in Hebrew and its language of origin is also Hebrew. Abiathar is of the meaning father of abundance, abundant father; excellent father. It is derived from the element 'av' which is of the meaning father. In the Old Testament, Abiathar was the only son of Ahimelech the high priest who escaped Saul's slaughter. He himself became a high priest during the reign of David.

The English Abiatha, the English Abiather, and the Hebrew Evyatar are forms of the name.

See also the related categories, son (heir), excellent (honorable), abundance, priest (theologian), and hebrew.

Abiathar is an uncommon baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Abiathar is the English name Abiather.

† approx English pronunciation for Abiathar: EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

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