Meaning and name origin
Abram \a-bram, ab-ram\ as a boy's name is pronounced AY-bram. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Abram is "high father". Variant of Abraham. Biblical: the patriarch Abraham's name before God changed it. From the Middle Ages, however, if not before, it was taken to be a contracted version. Abran (a-BRAHN) is the Spanish form.
Abram is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1053 out of 1220, Top 86%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5683 out of 88799, Top 6%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Abram for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Abram and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Abraham (#180), Abram (#377) and Abe. (2014 statistics).