Abraham

Gender:boy

Meaning:father of many nations

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:ay bruh ham

Variations:Abram, Avrohom

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About Abraham

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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

Abraham is a biblical name, borne by a man of great faith who was given a child aged 100. It is also heavily linked to Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of America.

Famous People With This Name

There are many throughout history who had this name: Abraham “Bram” Stoker, the Irish author best known for writing “Dracula,” Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of America, Abraham Robinson, a Jewish mathematician, and Abraham Beame, the first Jewish mayer of New York City.

Possible Nicknames

One of the best nicknames for Abraham is Abe, although that can also be a name in itself. “Ham” could also be another option, but it is also a food so it might not be a good idea.

Related Names

Names related to Abraham include Abe, Abram, 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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