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What does Abram mean?

Abram \a-bram, ab-ram\ as a boys' 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.


Variations

Abram has 10 variants: Abe, Abey, Abie, Abramo, Abran, Abrian, Abriel, Avram, Avrom and Bram.

Abram has 13 more different forms via Abraham: Ab, Abarran, Aberham, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abrahim, Abrami, Abrams, Avi, Avraham, Brahm, Ebrahim and Ibrahim.


Popularity

Abram is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1053 out of 1220, Top 86%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#6140 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Abram for boys. Abram reached its top position of #364 in the U.S. then, and is currently at #377. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abram outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Abram and associated names. Abraham (#180 in 2014), Ibrahim (#455) and Abe are the popular alternative forms of Abram (#377 in 2014). Usage of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5533%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.497%, down 10.2%), with the form Abe becoming less in vogue. Abram (#377), Ibrahim (#455) and Abraham (#180) are three of the more fashionable baby names among these, with Abraham, Abram and Ibrahim undergoing a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Abe, Abraham, Abram, Ibrahim in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ibrahim outside U.S.


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Amram, Aram, Arram, Aviram and Avrum. These names tend to be less commonly used than Abram.

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