Abraham Name Meaning

From the Hebrew personal name Avraham, borne by a Biblical patriarch revered by Jews as the founding father of the Jewish people (Genesis 11–25), and by Muslims as founder of all the Semitic peoples, both Hebrew and Arab (compare Ibrahim). The name is explained in Genesis 17:5 as being derived from Hebrew av hamon goyim ‘father of a multitude of nations’. It was widely used as a personal name among Christians as well as Jews in the Middle Ages in diverse cultures from northern Europe to southern India. It is also found as a given name among Christians in India, and in the U.S. has come to be used as a family name among families from Kerala. Irish: English name adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhan ‘son of the judge’. See McBroom.

List of People with Surname Abraham

In accordance with our records, there are a total of 21,373 people with the surname Abraham. Among these people surnamed Abraham, there are nearly 1,615 unique names, with an average of 13 people having the same name. James Abraham, Joseph Abraham and Thomas Abraham are the top three most popular names from the list of people surnamed Abraham, with 340, 328 and 305 people respectively.

Additionally, Our findings indicate that New York has the highest number of people surnamed Abraham, with a total of 2,424 people, and there are a total of 849 unique names among these people. Texas is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Abraham, with a total of 2,051 people and an average of 797 unique names.