"father of multitudes"

Abram Origin and Meaning

The name Abram is boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "father of multitudes".
Abram was Abraham's original name in the Bible; it's more user-friendly but with a bit less gravitas. And it does offer that cool nickname Bram, as well as the friendly Abe. After some early American usage, in 1936 Abram completely disappeared for nearly forty years, until its return in the 1970s.

It was the middle name of President James A. Garfield.
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Famous People Named Abram

  • Abram aka Abrahamfirst of three Biblical patriarchs
  • Abram Stevens HewittU.S. Congressman from New York
  • Abram Petrovich GannibalAfrican,Russian major general and great,grandfather of Alexander Pushkin
  • Abram Fedorovich IoffeRussian physicist
  • Abram Borisovich GrushkoRussian painter
  • Abram Samoilovitch BesicovitchRussian mathematician
  • Abram BoiseAmerican reality TV personality on MTV's Road Rules and Real World/Road Rules Challenge
  • AbRam Khan (b. 2013)son of actor Shah Rukh Khan
  • Abram Samuel Raderson of the youtubers Sam and Nia

Abram in Pop Culture

  • Neil Abram Jostenmain character from the All For the Game trilogy by Nora Sakavic