Abate Name Meaning

Italian: from abate ‘priest’ (from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’, genitive abbatis). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname, an occupational name for the servant of a priest, or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest. Jewish (from Italy): either a name indicating descent from a high priest, a calque on Hebrew Cohen, or an occupational name for a rabbi.

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List of People with Surname Abate

Based on our public records, there are a total of 2,863 people with the surname Abate. Among these people surnamed Abate, there are approximately 321 distinct names, with an average of 8 people who share the same name. Anthony Abate, Frank Abate and Thomas Abate are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Abate, with 60, 59 and 42 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that New Jersey has the most people surnamed Abate, with a total of 412 people, and there are a total of 175 distinct names among these people. New York is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Abate, with a total of 378 people and an average of 166 distinct names.