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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #2563 most popular

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What does the name "Abe" mean?

Abe (English): Father of Nations

The name "Abe" is of English origin and it means "Father of Nations". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 83 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

B is for bygone, never forgetting golden memories.

E is for exquisite, who could argue?

Your name in reverse order is "Eba". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eba". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Abe" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Abe? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,932 babies born with the name Abe in the United States. That's more than enough Abes to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 50 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Abe" was in 1917 with a total of 280 babies.

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Abe" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 28 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Abe popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Abe in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Abe

Abe Vigoda

Abe Vigoda is an actor / voice artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1949 to present. Abe was born in 1921 as Abraham Charles Vigoda in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.


Past life for Abe born Apr 9, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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