Abraham

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Hebrew name אַבְרָהָם (Avraham) meaning 'father of a multitude (of nations)' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11]

Related Names

Aabraham
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Aapalaat
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Aaparaami
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Aaperaat
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Aaperat
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Aappalaat
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Aaprahami
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Aaprahammi
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Abraam
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Abrahaam
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Abraham
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Ábraham
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Faroese
Abraháme
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Greenlandic
Abrahammi
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Abrahm
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Abrham
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Âpalât
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Âparâme
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Âperât
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Ápraham
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Faroese
Ápparan
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Sami
Avraam
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Hami
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Hammi
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See also Aabo, Aabra, Abbe, Abram, Ape, Habraham, Ibrahim, Abrahamina

Patronyms

  • Old Swedish: Abrahamsson (♂) [10]
  • Swedish: Abrahamsson (♂), Abrahamson (♂), Abrahamsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Abrahamsen (♂), Abrahamsson (♂)
  • Danish: Abrahamsen (♂), Abrahamsdatter (♀)

Grammar

Old Swedish - Old Swedish
Nominative: Abraham
Accusative: Abraham
Dative: Abraham/Abrahe (Lat.)
Genitive: Abrahe (Lat.)
Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Abraham
Genitive: Abrahams
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Abraham
Accusative: Abraham
Dative: Abrahami
Genitive: Abrahams
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Abraham
Genitive: Abrahamin
Partitive: Abrahamia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Abraham
Accusative: Abraham
Dative: Abraham
Genitive: Abrahams
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Abraham
Genitive: Abrahams
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Abraham
Genitive: Abrahams

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

20 December

Norway Norway

20 December

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

18 December

Sweden Sweden

18 December

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [‘ɑ:braham] (key) [12]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • Abraham was a man who led the Jews to Canaan. The original form of the name before God changed it to Abraham, was Abram (= 'high father'). His first wife was Sara and his second wife was Hagar

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[13]
1 110 557 1323
Norway Norway[14]
0 n.a. 296 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[15]
0 n.a. 111 n.a.
Finland Finland[16]
0 0 n.a. 1315
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Abraham(m) Sources: [13][15][14][16]

Sources: [13] [15] [14] [16]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  9. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  12. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi