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Abraham

father of a multitude (of nations)
ORIGIN: Hebrew
Abraham as a boy's name is pronounced AY-bra-ham. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Abraham is "father of a multitude (of nations)". The Hebrew form is Avraham. Biblical: Abraham, celebrated for his great faith, was the ancestor-father of Israel and some of the Arabic peoples. He had a son named Isaac when he was 100 and his wife Sarah was 90. The name was used from the 16th century, and various early saints of the Eastern Roman Empire also bore this name.
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