Abram

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Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin form of the Hebrew name אַבְרָם (Avram) meaning 'high father' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6]

2) Short form of Abraham [7]

Related Names

Aabram
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Aapar
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Aappar
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Aapra
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Aapram
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Aaprami
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Aapro
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Aapru
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Abbram
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Old Swedish
Abhram
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Ábo
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Sami
Abraam
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Old Swedish
Abram
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Ábram
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Ábrrán
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Sami
Ápram
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Apro
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Apru
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Eeprami
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See also Ape, Aabra, Aakko, Bram, Habram

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Abrams Old Swedish Sweden
Abramsen Denmark Norway
Abramson Old Swedish Sweden
Abramsson Old Swedish Sweden

Female

Abramsdatter Denmark Norway
Abramsdotor Old Swedish
Abramsdotter Old Swedish Sweden
Abramsdottær Old Swedish

Grammar

Old Swedish - Old Swedish
Nominative: Abram
Accusative: Abram
Dative: Abrame/Abram
Genitive: Abrams/Abramz/Ambramz (!)/Abram (in rel. texts)/Abrae
Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Abram
Genitive: Abrams
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Abram
Genitive: Abramin
Partitive: Abramia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Abram
Genitive: Abrams
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Abram
Genitive: Abrams

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

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Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 64 people were named Abram (percentage of first or only given name: 59 %) [8]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
475 0 0
n.a.
475
Sweden Sweden[11]
21 43 0 4 21 39
Denmark Denmark[12]
4
n.a.
0
n.a.
4
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
1 1
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
13
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Abram (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Abram (m)


References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  4. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  5. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  6. Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 Svenska medeltida personnamn, Institutet för språk och folkminnen, http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  9. 9.0 9.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/