Origin and Meaning of the Name Abe

Abe

Hebrew - Male

Diminutive of Abraham: Father of a multitude. In Genesis the Old Testament patriarch Abram's name was changed to Abraham when it was revealed he would be father of the Hebrew nation. Further popularized by 19th century US president Abraham Lincoln.

  • Rated 2.91 out of 4 stars

Rating: 2.91 (22 votes)

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