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What does Avraham mean?

Avraham Pronunciation of Avraham [avra-ham] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Avraham means "father of a multitude (of nations)". Avraham is a version of Abraham (Hebrew): the Hebrew transcription is Avraham.


10 related forms via Abraham: Aberham, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abrahim, Abram, Avram, Avrom, Brahm, Ebrahim and Ibrahim.

Creative forms:
(male) Adraham, Anraham, ..

(female) Avrala, Avraza, ..

Middle name pairings:
Avraham Malik (A.M.), ..

How popular is Avraham?

Avraham is an uncommon first name for males. Avraham is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Avraham was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #1170 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #1316 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Avraham name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Avraham (#1316 a year ago) are Abraham (#170 a year ago), Abram (#383) and Ibrahim (#435). Other variants, like Abrahamo, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Avraham is at its most widespread today (median #576). Abraham, Abram and Ibrahim are three of the more chic names for newborns in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Avraham, Abraham, Abram, Ibrahim in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adham, Amaram, Amram, Aram, Arram, Aviah, Aviram, Avishai, Avishar, Avrum, Barnham (see Barnum), Earlham, Farnham, Fernham (see Farnham), Gersham, Gorham, Graeham, Graham, Ingraham, Markham, Raham, Wortham and Yngraham. These names tend to be more commonly used than Avraham.

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