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Abra

Heart
Feminine variation of Abraham, Hebrew
"father of multitudes"

Abra Origin and Meaning

The name Abra is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "father of multitudes".
Abra is soft, sensitive feminine form of Abraham that was the name of a soft, sensitive character in the John Steinbeck book and movie, "East of Eden." In the bible, Abra was a favorite of King Solomon and it was a popular name in seventeenth century England. Abra is also a West African name used for girls born on Tuesday. The magical 'abracadabra' is thought to have originated in the Aramaic language.
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Lists containing Abra

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Famous People Named Abra

  • Saint Abra of PoitiersFrench nun; daughter of Hilary of Poitiers
  • Abra MooreAmerican singer/songwriter
  • Abra Prentice WilkinAmerican philanthropist; great,granddaughter of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller
  • AbraAtlanta,based R&B singer and producer
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Abra in Pop Culture

  • Abrapsychic Pokemon
  • Abra Baconcharacter in "East of Eden" (1952) by John Steinbeck
  • Abra Stonecharacter in "Doctor Sleep" by Stephen King
  • Abrapagan princess in the Amadis of Gaul series
  • AbraSolomon's favorite concubine in Matthew Prior's didactic poem "Solomon" (1718) (not in the Bible itself)
  • ABRAauto body shop
  • Portuguese word meaning "open!"
  • Latin word meaning "maid"
  • Abracadabraan incantation used as a magic word in stage magic tricks, and historically was believed to have healing powers when inscribed on an amulet
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