Abe Name Meaning

Japanese: variously written, with Chinese characters used phonetically. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku, the Abe claim descent from Ohiko, first son of the mythical Emperor Kogen. There are several places in Japan named Abe, which means ‘sun festival’ in the Ainu language. Some Ainu connections may be assumed, but the name could also be purely habitational. It is found mostly in northeastern Japan, the island of Kyushu, and the Ryukyu Islands.

List of People with Surname Abe

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 1,992 people with the surname Abe. Among these people surnamed Abe, there are nearly 350 different names, with an average of 5 people having the same name. James Abe, Yuko Abe and David Abe are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Abe, with 27, 23 and 23 people respectively.

Besides that, Our findings indicate that California has the highest number of people surnamed Abe, with a total of 587 people, and there are a total of 268 different names among these people. Hawaii is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Abe, with a total of 346 people and an average of 180 different names.