Abraham

Abraham - A very unique male name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Abraham, meaning father of multitudes, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #171. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Abraham and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Abraham? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Abraham. The baby boy name Abraham was given to 1,906 baby boys in 2012, ranking #195 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 861 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Abraham peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 125.



Famous with this name

Marc Abraham
Abraham Sofaer
F. Murray Abraham


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Abraham is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Abraham is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #95 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #673.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Abraham is where you live.


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Abraham origin and meaning

Abraham is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means father of multitudes. To see famous people named Abraham, pop culture references for the name Abraham and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Abraham

We've found the following names that sound similar to Abraham, sorted by popularity.

Abram / Avraham / Avrohom / Abran / Abrahan / Avrum / Abhiram / Abrahim / Auburn / Avram /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012195
2011192
2010194
2009182
2008187
2007191
2006183
2005192
2004193
2003195
2002204
2001202
2000214
1999216
1998211
1997217
1996227
1995232
1994243
1993247
1992256
1991245
1990246
1989259
1988245
1987253
1986250
1985261
1984256
1983274
1982264
1981271
1980276
1979282
1978282
1977292
1976320
1975356
1974373
1973390
1972399
1971431
1970442
1969450
1968477
1967507
1966473
1965462
1964490
1963492
1962488
1961486
1960467
1959457
1958459
1957467
1956436
1955433
1954417
1953387
1952442
1951407
1950388
1949397
1948424
1947432
1946439
1945408
1944433
1943440
1942407
1941436
1940386
1939409
1938389
1937381
1936372
1935346
1934345
1933341
1932339
1931317
1930307
1929300
1928278
1927279
1926280
1925258
1924250
1923239
1922229
1921205
1920204
1919179
1918175
1917174
1916163
1915153
1914142
1913142
1912126
1911125
1910171

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York95
California110
Arizona114
District of Columbia115
Nevada125
Texas148
New Jersey178
Georgia205
New Mexico208
Illinois218
Kansas222
Florida222
Alaska228
Washington228
New Hampshire237
Idaho238
Colorado241
Tennessee249
Virginia256
Wisconsin257
Minnesota258
Connecticut264
Oregon283
Massachusetts283
Indiana286
Michigan295
Maryland297
North Carolina300
Hawaii320
Ohio324
South Carolina324
Pennsylvania343
Iowa343
Nebraska345
Utah348
Kentucky356
Arkansas356
Missouri415
Oklahoma436
Alabama554
Mississippi557
Louisiana673

Even more about Abraham


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Abraham a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Abraham?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Abraham
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 861
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,906

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