Meaning and Origin of Ibrahim - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ibrahim

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Father of a multitude
  • Arabic : Form of Abraham

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Muslim : from the personal name Ibrāhīm, Arabic form of Abraham. In Islam, Ibrāhīm is identified as a prophet, the ancestor of all the Semitic peoples, both Hebrew and Arab, and the father of Ismā‛īl (see Ismail) and Iṣhāq (see Ishak).