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What does Ebrahim mean?

Ebrahim Pronunciation of Ebrahim as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the name Ebrahim means "father of a multitude (of nations)". Ebrahim is a variant form of Abraham (Hebrew): the Hebrew variant spelling is Avraham.



VARIANTS Ibrahim, Abrahim

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ABRAHAM Abrahamo, Abrahan, Abram, Abrami, Avraham, Brahm



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How popular is Ebrahim?

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)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Ebrahim (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Abraham (#164 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Ibrahim (#400), Abram (#433) and Avraham (#1142). These forms of Ebrahim were at the height of their popularity 2 years ago (USAGE OF 0.2%) and have remained as common to this day (USAGE 0.2%, DOWN 4%). Abraham is the longstanding favorite, although Ibrahim appears to be gaining favor too. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Ebrahim is alike in pronunciation to Ibraheem. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Earlham, Efraim, Efrain, Efrayim, Efrim, Eliachim, Eliakim, Ephraim, Ezrah, Fahim, Gerasim, Rahim and Seraphim. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ebrahim.

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