Name: Abu

Origin and Meaning of the Name Abu

  • Meaning:
    Father
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah BOO)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Abu)
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Miscellaneous Info for Abu

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  • Used in:
    Arabic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Abu is an Arabic term meaning "father." It is used as a "kunya," an honorific that incorporates the bearer's firstborn child's name into the bearer's own. For instance, if the bearer's firstborn son is called Hakim, the bearer might take the name "Abu Hakim."

    Abu was also the name of the ancient Sumerian god of vegetation.

    Abu is the name of Aladdin's monkey in Disney's movie "Aladdin."

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