Abbott Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from Middle English abbott ‘abbot’ (Old English abbod) or Old French abet ‘priest’. Both the Old English and the Old French term are derived from Late Latin abbas ‘priest’ (genitive abbatis), from Greek abbas, from Aramaic aba ‘father’. This was an occupational name for someone employed in the household of or on the lands of an abbot, and perhaps also a nickname for a sanctimonious person thought to resemble an abbot. In the U.S. this name is also sometimes a translation of a cognate or equivalent European name, e.g. Italian Abate, Spanish Abad, or German Abt.

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List of People with Surname Abbott

As far as we found, there are a total of 28,668 people with the surname Abbott. Among these people surnamed Abbott, there are around 1,647 different names, with an average of 17 people sharing the same name. Robert Abbott, Kenneth Abbott and Michelle Abbott are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Abbott, with 448, 277 and 214 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that California has the greatest number of people surnamed Abbott, with a total of 2,437 people, and there are a total of 932 different names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Abbott, with a total of 2,152 people and an average of 830 different names.