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What does Abo mean?

Abo Pronunciation of Abo [abo] as a boys' name. The meaning of Abo is "stern, somber; father". Abo is an alternate spelling of Abbas (Arabic, Hebrew).


Abo has 3 variants: Abba, Abbey and Abbie.

2 more relations via Abbas: Ab and Abbe.

Creative forms:
(male) Abbo, Aro, ..

(female) Aar, Abar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Abo Troy (A.T.), ..

How popular is Abo?

Abo is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#74675 out of 150436, Top 50%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Abo (not in Top 2000) are Ab, Abbas (#1941 in 2015) and Abbie. Other variants, like Abba, are seldom used. These forms of Abo were favored in 2015 (average #1980). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Abo is alike in pronunciation to Abby, Abey, Abia, Abiah, Abie, Ebby, Obi and Obie. Other suggested similar names are Abe, Abot and Ado. These names tend to be more commonly used than Abo.

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