Gender: Male Origin of Abe: Diminutive of Abraham Meaning of Abraham: Hebrew, "father of multitudes"

The name Abe is a boy's name . Abe and is often added to lists like Superhero Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

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Old-time nickname that may follow in the fashionable footsteps of cronies Jake and Sam.

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FionaW Says:


I love Abel but im sure if it's a legit name. But then I am not that keen on Abraham.

Skittlewiddles Says:


I love this idea as a name. Would Abel or Abraham be the better full name? Could it even just be spelled like this?