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What does Abad mean?

Abad Pronunciation of Abad [abad] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Abad means "father, priest". Abad is a variant form of Abbott (Old English).

Associated with: old english, priest (monk).


10 different relations via Abbott: Ab, Abba, Abbe, Abbey, Abbie, Abbot, Abby, Abe, Abot and Abott.

Creative forms:
(male) Abal, Alad, ..

(female) Abadi, Abar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abad Everest (A.E.), ..

How popular is Abad?

Abad is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#6523 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Abad (unlisted) are Ab, Abbie, Abbott and Abe (#1841 in 2015). These forms of Abad were popular with parents 125 years ago and have become significantly less popular since, with the form Abe becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ab, Abbie, Abbott, Abe in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Abad is pronounced similarly to Abid. Other suggested similar names are Aad, Abbas, Abda, Abdal, Abdi, Abel, Abey, Abia, Abiah, Abie, Abir, Able, Abna, Abnar, Abo, Abram, Abran, Ad, Adal, Adam, Adan, Adao, Adar, Aed, Ahab, Ahmad, Aias, Ajax, Akbar, Alan, Aland, Alard, Alba, Alban, Aled, Amad, Amadi, Amado, Amahd, Amal, Aman, Amed, Amjad, Ara, Aram, Aran, Arand, Ard, Arnd, Arpad, Arvad, Asa, Asaad, Asad, Asaf, Assad, Auban, Ava, Azam, Brad, Chad, Fuad, Gad, Imad, Lad, Mead, Ohad, Rad, Read, Saad, Shad, Tad, Thad and Vlad. These names tend to be more commonly used than Abad.

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