Meaning and Origin of: Abbe

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Head of a monastery; nickname for Abigail
  • Hebrew, Arabic : Father
  • Arabic : Father

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : variant of Abbey.
  • German : from a pet form of the personal name Albrecht (see Albert).
  • French (Abbé) : see Labbe.
  • John Abbe (born 1613) emigrated from England to Salem, MA, in 1635.