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:
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:
Emotion evoked from the name Abram:
Abram evokes feelings of morality and intelligence.
Alternative spellings for the name Abram:
Nicknames for the name Abram:
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:
- Shepherd (sheep herder)
- Montgomery (man power)
- Luther (army people)
- Matthew (gift of God)
- Isaac (laughter)
- Micah (who is like the Lord)
- Gabriel (God is my strength)
- Gideon (hewer)
- Silas (wood, forest)
- Theodore (gift of God)
- Henry (estate ruler)
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)