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pinWhat does Abbas mean?

Abbas /ab-bas/ [2 sylls.] 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 6 variants: Ab, Abba, Abbe, Abbey, Abbie and Abo.

Abbas has 1 more related form via Abba: Abby.

Kreatif forms: Abbasai, Aiabbas, Aibas. [more]

pinHow 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)

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Abbas name in U.S.

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