Abram

Gender:boy

Meaning:father of many nations

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:ay bram

Variations:Abraham

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Abram – or the more common version of the name, Abraham, is a leader’s name. Not only was he a leader in the bible, but it was also the name of one of America’s great presidents.

Detailed Meaning

Abram is another variant of the name Abraham, meaning “father of many nations.” It is often shortened to Bram and is also used as a surname.

Famous People With This Name

Abram Bergson was an American economist. Abram Chasins was an American composer, pianist, piano teacher, lecturer, musicologist, music broadcaster, radio executive and author. Abram Stevens Hewitt was a teacher, lawyer, iron manufacturer, and chairman who constructed the first line of the New York City subway.

Possible Nicknames

One of the best nicknames for Abram is the name Abe, although that is also an established name as well.

Related Names

Names related to Abram include Abe, Abraham, Bram, Ibrahim, Ebrahim and Abrahams.

Stories Featuring This Name

The most famous story involving Abraham is found in the Bible, specifically Genesis, where he is visited by God to leave his father’s house to settle in the land given to Canaan, but which now belongs to him and his children.

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