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Meaning of Abe

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The name Abe has the following meaning:

Father of a multitude. Popularised in the 1900s by Abraham Lincoln but the name has sinced fallen in popularity.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Abe is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Abe in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Abe is very likely a(n) Jewish variant of the name Abraham.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Abraham.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Abe and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Abe: Boys - Caleb, Elijah, Emmanuel, Gideon, Hyman, Jesus, Meir, Moses, Myer, Saul, Seth, Girls - Abigail, Dara, Datya, Both genders - Matthew


The name Abe is a variant of Abraham. Other popular variants of the name Abraham are: Abarran (Basque), Abe (Jewish), Abracham (Irish), Abrahn, Abram, Abramio, Abramo (Italian), Abrams, Abran, Abrao (Portugese), Abrasha, Abriel, Bram, Ibrahim (Arabic)


We think the name Abe should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Abe to be: A capable and honest leader. Trustworthy

In one word, you might describe Abe as a(n) "trustworthy" person.

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