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What does Abra mean?

Abra Pronunciation of Abra [abra] as a girls' name is of Hebrew, Arabic and Akan origin, and the meaning of Abra is "father of many; example, lesson; girl born on Tuesday". Feminine of Abraham. This name may also have originated from the time of the Ashanti Empire in Africa. Biblical: King Solomon's favorite concubine was named Abra. Also the name of a fourth-century French saint.

Associated with: arabic, biblical, king (queen), saint.


Abra has 4 variants: Abame, Abarrane, Abrah and Abrahana.

Affiliated girl name: Abriana.

Creative forms:
(female) Abare, Abrai, ..

(male) Abar, Abre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abra Charli (A.C.), ..

How popular is Abra?

Abra is an unusual first name for women. Abra is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Abra (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000 is Abriana. This relation of Abra reached the height of its popularity 10 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Abriana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Abra is alike in pronunciation to Abree, Abri, Aubree, Aubrey, Aubri, Aubrie and Aubry. Other suggested similar names are Abba, Abena, Abia, Abir, Abraba, Adia, Adira, Adra, Adrea, Aeran, Affra, Afra, Afua, Aina, Airi, Ajua, Akira, Akyra, Alba, Alda, Alea, Alia, Alla, Alta, Alura, Alya, Ama, Ambre, Amia, Andra, Ania, Anka, Anna, Anora, Aphra, Ara, Ardra, Arla, Arria, Asa, Asha, Assa, Atara, Atha, Aubre, Auda, Audra, Aura, Aural, Aurea, Ava, Ayva, Aza, Azra, Cira, Cora, Cyra, Kara, Lara, Lira, Lora, Mara, Nura, Ofra, Sabra, Sara, Tera and Vera. These names tend to be more commonly used than Abra.

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