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Abram is a boy’s baby name of Hebrew origin meaning “exalted father”. Abram is less popular than the similar name Abraham but it is a good alternative that feels less formal and heavy. Abram is also a popular Russian and Georgian name.

Meaning of the name Abram:

Hebrew: high father, exalted father
Russian/Georgian: father of multitudes

Origin of the name Abram:

Abram is a Hebrew name meaning “exalted father” or “high father”. Abram is also the Russian and Georgian version of the name Abraham which means “father of multitudes”.

Symbolism of the name Abram:

The covenant struck by Biblical Abram is symbolized by the multitudes of stars in the sky. The stars were a promise of the bright future ahead.

Style of the name Abram:

traditional

Gender of the name Abram:

Abram is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Abram:

AY-brəm (English), ah-BRAHM (Russian)

Number of syllables in the name Abram:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Abram:

Abram evokes feelings of morality and intelligence.

Alternative spellings for the name Abram:

Abraham, Abrem

Nicknames for the name Abram:

  • Abe
  • Abby 
  • Abrasha
  • Abrakha

Popularity of the name Abram:

According to the Social Security Administration, Abram was popular in the early 20th century but disappeared between 1935 and 1973. The baby name peaked at #376 in 2013.

Related names for the name Abram:

Great middle names for the name Abram and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Abram:

  • Abram Stevens Hewitt (American politician)
  • Abram Fedorovich Ioffe (Russian physicist)
  • Abram Borisovich Grushko (Russian painter)
  • Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch (Russian mathematician)
  • Abram Lincoln Harris (African American economist and anthropologist)

Abrams in popular culture:

  • Neil Abram Josten (All For the Game trilogy by Nora Sakavic)
  • Abram (video games, Xeno series)