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Origin and popularity of the name ABAD

Origin

Abad : Spanish: from abad ‘abbot priest’ (from Late Latin abbas genitive abbatis from the Aramaic word meaning ‘father’). The application is uncertain: it could be a nickname or an occupational name for the servant of a priest or denote an (illegitimate) son of a priest.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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Geographic distribution of the 52,304 individuals with the name ABAD on Geneanet.

 

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    Variants of name ABAD

    ABATE ABBATE ABAT ABBAT ABBAD ABATELLIS ABADE