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What does Ebrahim mean?

Ebrahim \e-bra-him, eb-rahim\ as a boys' name. Ebrahim's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Ebrahim means "father of a multitude (of nations)". Ebrahim is a variant of Abraham (Hebrew): the Hebrew form is Avraham.


Ebrahim has 2 variants: Abrahim and Ibrahim.

Ebrahim has 19 more alternative forms via Abraham: Ab, Abarran, Abe, Aberham, Abey, Abie, Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abram, Abrami, Abramo, Abrams, Abran, Avi, Avraham, Avram, Avrom, Brahm and Bram.


Ebrahim is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#37145 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular varying forms of Ebrahim (#unlisted) are Abraham (#180 the previous year), Abram (#377), Ibrahim (#455) and Abe. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5533%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.497%, down 10.2%), with the form Abe becoming less fashionable. Abram (#377), Ibrahim (#455) and Abraham (#180) are three of the more chic names for newborns here, and there is a revival in baby name usage for Abraham, Abram and Ibrahim. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Ebrahim and associated names. (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

Suggested similar baby names are Efraim and Efrayim. Like Ebrahim, these names are not commonly used.