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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 "Initials - Twins".

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

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Famous People Named Abe

Abraham "Abe" Fortas, U.S. Supreme Court justice
Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda, American actor
Abraham Washington "Abe" Attell, American boxer
Abraham Attell "Abe" Goldstein, American boxer
Abe Burrows (born Abram Solman Borowitz), American comedian and director
Abraham Michael "Abe" Saperstein, English-American owner of the Harlem Globetrotters
Abe Schmucker, young Amish man on TV's "Breaking Amish"

Pop Culture References for the name Abe

Abraham J. "Abe" Simpson, character on TV's "The Simpsons"
Abe, character on TV's "Orange Is the New Black"
Honest Abe, nickname for U.S. President Abraham Lincoln
Danish word for "monkey"
Abraham "Abe" Morgan/Weinraub - roommate and secretly adopted son of immortal M.E. Henry Morgan on Forever

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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?