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Popularity
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Abe

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Father of Nations
  • #2563 All Time
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How popular is the name "Abe" in the U.S.?



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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 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Abe" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, 8 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 94 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 able, for you surely are.

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Your name in reverse order is "Eba". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Abe". 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.

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 his career being from 1949 to present. Abe was born in 1921 as Abraham Charles Vigoda in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Past life for Abe born Oct 8, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1300. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Name poster for Abe

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