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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Abad

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Alt. Meaning

A is for action, something to take now

B is for buoy, you encourage those you see.

A is for adventure, take a new one today

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Abad

Fernando Abad is a baseball player for the Minnesota Twins. Fernando was born on December 17th, 1985 in La Romana, Dominican Republic.


Pacita Abad was a in the field of painting. Pacita was born Pacita Abad on October 5th, 1946 in Basco, Batanes, Philippines. She passed away on December 7th, 2004.


Kaye Abad is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. She was most prominent from 1993 to present. Kaye was given the name Katherine Grace Cosme Abad on May 17th, 1982 in Easton, Pennsylvania.


Juan was born on February 8th, 1872. He breathed his last breath on December 24th, 1932.


Angelines Fernandez was an actress. She was most prominent from 1955 to 1955. Angelines was given the name María de los Ángeles Fernández Abad on July 9th, 1922 in Madrid. She passed away on March 25th, 1994.


Florencio Abad is a Member of the Philippine House of Representatives, Secretary of the Philippine Department of Budget, Management, Secretary of the Philippine Department of Education, Member of thePhilippine House of Representatives, 9th Secretary of the Department of Ag. Florencio was born on July 13th, 1954 in Sampaloc, Manila.


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Popularity of Abad as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abad U.S.
  White 9.29% 64.26%
  African American 1.13% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 34.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.19% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.51% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 51.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abad

People with the last name Abad are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Abad

  • How Popular is the name Abad? Abad is the 38,662nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Abad was the 5,401st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abad have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87 babies born with the first name Abad in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abad to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abad? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Abad first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abad is Friday, May 9th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Abad born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abad was in 2001 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Abad: Your name in reverse order is Daba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aabd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abad? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,446 people with the last name Abad.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abad? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Abad as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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