What does Abbas mean?
Abbas [ab-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.Creative forms:
(male) Akbas, Albas, ..
(female) Abbasi, .. Middle name pairings:
Abbas Jakhi (A.J.), ..
How popular is Abbas?
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)
Abbas entered the list in 2013 and reached its highest rank of #1936 in the U.S. then, and is at #1941 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Abbas (#1941 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Abbie and Ab. These relations of Abbas were favored as birth names in 2015 (average #1980).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Abad, Abbot, Abda, Abdal, Abia, Abiah, Abna, Abnar, Abram▲, Abrams, Abran, Aias, Akbar, Alba, Alban, Albis, Albys, Amias, Amyas, Atlas▲ and Auban. These names tend to be more commonly used than Abbas.See names in meaning and etymology.