Abraham is a name for a boy of Hebrew origin that means "father of multitudes". It is a special name that is very popular for its loudness and distinction.
Although it is not one of the most frequent names, its use is not strange or extravagant, but rather adds an original touch to a very familiar name. He celebrates his name day on October 9, which is the day of Saint Abraham.
From the meaning of his name, Abraham is a born leader, with a charismatic personality that gives off an attraction that is impossible to resist. In addition to his cheerful and dynamic character, Abraham has a great sense of responsibility and his intuition is what leads him to find the solution to any problem.
The name Abraham is known all over the world thanks to the biblical tradition and to that patriarch Abraham who is half historical figure, half legend. In any case, we are facing a name that is gaining popularity thanks to that trend of revitalizing ancient names, biblical, forceful and traditional names.
The number of historical and current characters named Abraham may help you choose your baby's name. The most popular is undoubtedly the former 16th president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, an omnipresent figure in cinema. More current and closer to us is the Spanish cyclist Abraham Olano.
But the name Abraham is closely related to the world of the arts. We find the painters Abraham Bloemaert and Abraham Janssens, but also the writers Abraham Merrit, American science fiction author and Abraham Stoker, better known as Bram Stoker, creator of the well-known novel "Dracula".
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of October, consult our calendar of the names of October saints. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your birthday.
And besides, we have the most complete guide to baby names for boys and girls. Here you will find all the baby names arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.
Laura Velez. Contributor to our site
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