What does Abbas mean?
Abbas \a(b)-bas\ as a boys' name is of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Abbas is "stern, somber; father". In Arabic, this name is used to refer to a lion, equivalent to referring to the king of the beasts as Leo in the English-speaking world. One of Muhammad's uncles was named Abbas. Judaism and Islam demonstrate their common roots in this name. Israeli statesman Abba Eban.
Abbas has 1 more related form via Abba: Abby.
Abbas is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#9348 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Abbas for boys. Abbas has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)