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Abram

First Name
16k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
6k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Abram

"Abram" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "High Father". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary

From Hebrew אַבְרָם (ʾaḇrām, “high father”), from אָב (ʾaḇ, “father”) + רָם (rām, “high, lofty”).

  1. Abraham (prophet in the Old Testament). [First attested prior to 1150.]
  2. A male given name. [First attested prior to 1150.]
  3. A patronymic surname​. [First attested prior to 1150.]
  4. (archaic, Britain, cant) Synonym of Abraham man

From Old English Eadburh's (a woman's name) hām.

  1. A village near Manchester.
  2. A habitational surname​.

    Abram was also found in the following language(s): Polish and Spanish

    Notable Persons Named Abram

    Abraham is a religious. Abraham was given the name Abram in Mesopotamia.

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    Abram Petrovich Gannibal was a leading somebody. Abram was born in 1696. He left this life on May 14th, 1781.

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    Abe Burrows was an author, composer, and director. Abe was given the name Abram Solman Borowitz on December 18th, 1910 in New York City, New York, U.S. He passed away on May 17th, 1985.

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    Abram Louis Fischer was an advocate. Abram was born on April 23rd, 1908 in Bloemfontein. He breathed his last breath on May 8th, 1975.

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    Abram Hoffer was a scientist in the fields of schizophrenia, nutrition, and alcoholism. Abram was born on November 11th, 1917. He left this life on May 27th, 2009.

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    Abram Games was an artist. Abram was born on July 29th, 1914 in Whitechapel, London. He left this life on August 27th, 1996.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Abram

    Abraham is a religious. Abraham was given the name Abram in Mesopotamia.

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    Norm Abram is a notable person. Norm was given the name Norman L. Abram on October 3rd, 1949 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.

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    David Abram is a famed person. David was born on June 24th, 1957.

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    Morris Berthold Abram was a lawyer, activism, and civil rights activist. Morris was born on June 19th, 1918 in Fitzgerald, Georgia. He passed away on March 15th, 2000.

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    Nerilie Abram is an important somebody. Nerilie was born in 1977.

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    Lester Abram is an influential individual. Lester was born on September 2nd, 1983.

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    How popular is the baby name Abram in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1880 21 0 21
    1881 30 0 30
    1882 25 0 25
    1883 20 0 20
    1884 29 0 29
    1885 17 0 17
    1886 18 0 18
    1887 19 0 19
    1888 26 0 26
    1889 23 0 23
    1890 19 0 19
    1891 18 0 18
    1892 25 0 25
    1893 14 0 14
    1894 19 0 19
    1895 18 0 18
    1896 19 0 19
    1897 19 0 19
    1898 17 0 17
    1899 13 0 13
    1900 18 0 18
    1901 8 0 8
    1902 9 0 9
    1903 11 0 11
    1904 17 0 17
    1905 16 0 16
    1906 18 0 18
    1907 17 0 17
    1908 10 0 10
    1909 24 0 24
    1910 26 0 26
    1911 21 0 21
    1912 36 0 36
    1913 52 0 52
    1914 63 0 63
    1915 81 0 81
    1916 58 0 58
    1917 57 0 57
    1918 59 0 59
    1919 59 0 59
    1920 53 0 53
    1921 49 0 49
    1922 50 0 50
    1923 48 0 48
    1924 47 0 47
    1925 50 0 50
    1926 52 0 52
    1927 51 0 51
    1928 49 0 49
    1929 55 0 55
    1930 38 0 38
    1931 50 0 50
    1932 48 0 48
    1933 33 0 33
    1934 38 0 38
    1935 45 0 45
    1936 32 0 32
    1937 31 0 31
    1938 37 0 37
    1939 31 0 31
    1940 23 0 23
    1941 29 0 29
    1942 34 0 34
    1943 30 0 30
    1944 40 0 40
    1945 38 0 38
    1946 32 0 32
    1947 42 0 42
    1948 41 0 41
    1949 44 0 44
    1950 37 0 37
    1951 40 0 40
    1952 35 0 35
    1953 33 0 33
    1954 32 0 32
    1955 36 0 36
    1956 46 0 46
    1957 53 0 53
    1958 40 0 40
    1959 27 0 27
    1960 34 0 34
    1961 29 0 29
    1962 29 0 29
    1963 38 0 38
    1964 26 0 26
    1965 26 0 26
    1966 34 0 34
    1967 38 0 38
    1968 38 0 38
    1969 41 0 41
    1970 42 0 42
    1971 47 0 47
    1972 50 0 50
    1973 71 0 71
    1974 81 0 81
    1975 98 0 98
    1976 129 0 129
    1977 114 0 114
    1978 150 0 150
    1979 147 0 147
    1980 150 0 150
    1981 136 0 136
    1982 179 0 179
    1983 150 0 150
    1984 137 0 137
    1985 151 0 151
    1986 154 0 154
    1987 134 0 134
    1988 131 0 131
    1989 126 0 126
    1990 125 0 125
    1991 133 0 133
    1992 109 0 109
    1993 129 0 129
    1994 160 0 160
    1995 161 0 161
    1996 156 0 156
    1997 162 0 162
    1998 151 0 151
    1999 183 0 183
    2000 205 0 205
    2001 214 0 214
    2002 197 0 197
    2003 262 0 262
    2004 377 0 377
    2005 432 0 432
    2006 414 0 414
    2007 463 0 463
    2008 477 0 477
    2009 554 0 554
    2010 488 0 488
    2011 613 0 613
    2012 755 0 755
    2013 806 0 806
    2014 830 0 830
    2015 835 0 835
    2016 856 0 856

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    Popularity of Abram as a first name

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    Popularity of Abram as a last name

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    Common last names for Abram

    • Brown
    • Miller
    • Davis
    • Jones
    • Cohen
    • Williams
    • Snyder
    • Lewis
    • Anderson
    • Wilson
    • Harris
    • Kaplan

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Abram U.S.
      White 45.79% 64.26%
      African American 45.88% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.01% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.90% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.90% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Abram

    People with the last name Abram are most frequently White or African American

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    Fun Facts about the name Abram

    • How Popular is the name Abram? Abram is the 1,893rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Abram was the 6,201st most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Abram have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,645 babies born with the first name Abram in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abram to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abram? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
    • When was Abram first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abram is Saturday, September 29th, 1866.
    • What year had the most people named Abram born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abram was in 2016 with a total of 856 babies.
    • Random Abram Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abram is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1955.
    • Weird things about the name Abram: Your name in reverse order is Marba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmbaa. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Abram? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,514 people with the last name Abram.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abram? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Abram as their last name.

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    • Sources:
    • 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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