Hebrew, Aramaic

Abbott Origin and Meaning

The name Abbott is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "father".

Abbott is a neglected masculine surname with religious overtones as the head of a monastery. Though the feminine nickname Abby could be a slight drawback, Abbott is still an attractive offbeat possibility.

The political activist and co-founder of the Yippies, Abbie Hoffman's birth name was Abbott.

Abbot (one 't') Kinney is known for developing Venice, California--whose main throughfare bears his name.

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Famous People Named Abbott

  • Abbott LawrenceU.S. Congressman and founder of Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Abbott Handerson ThayerAmerican painter and naturalist
  • Bud AbbottAmerican comedian of duo Abbott and Costello
  • John Joseph Caldwell AbbottPrime Minister of Canada
  • Tony AbbottPrime Minister of Australia
  • Preston Joe Abbott NymanEnglish actor
  • Greg Abbott48th Governor of Texas (2015,Present)

Abbott in Pop Culture

  • Hannah Abbottcharacter in Harry Potter
  • Stella Abbottcharacter in Life Sentence (2018)
  • Abbott Laboratoriesmajor pharmaceutical company