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Origin and popularity of the name ABRAM


Abram : 1: English German Dutch Polish Slovenian Croatian and Jewish; Hungarian (Ábrám): from a shortened form of the Biblical personal name Abraham.2: English: habitational name from a place near Manchester recorded as Adburgham in the 12th century Abraham in the late 14th century and Abram in the 15th. The placename is from the Old English female personal name Ēadburg + hām ‘homestead’ meaning ‘Ēadburg's homestead’.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Oxford Dictionary if Family Names in Britain and Ireland, ©2016, University of the West of England

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