Name: Abram

Origin and Meaning of the Name Abram

  • Meaning:
    Father of a multitude or many nations
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    (AY bram); (ah BRAHM)
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    English and Yiddish speaking countries
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    Abram was the original name of Abraham in the Bible. God renamed him thusly: "No longer shall your name be Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, for I have made you the father of many nations". Abram means "exalted father", where Abraham means "father of many nations" or "father of the multitude".

    Abram is the middle name of 20th American President James A. Garfield.

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