Feminine variation of Abraham, Hebrew
"father of multitudes"

Abra Origin and Meaning

The name Abra is 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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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

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