Meaning and Origin of: Abram

Abram is from a reduced form of Abraham, which comes from the Hebrew personal name Avraham.

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Father of a multitude

Family name origins & meanings

  • English, German, Dutch, Polish, Slovenian, and Jewish; Hungarian (Ábrám) : from a reduced form of Abraham.
  • English : habitational name from a place near Manchester, formerly Adburgham, named in Old English as ‘the homestead (Old English hām) of a woman called Ēadburg’.