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Boy Name: Abbas

Name: Abbas
Pronunciation: \a(b)-bas\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: stern, somber; father
Origin: Israeli
Sounds Like: Jabes, Ebisu, Jabez
Variant forms: Ab, Abba, Abbe, Abbey, Abbie, Abo
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 18370

Description

Abbas \a(b)-bas\ as a boy's name is of Arabic and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Abbas is "stern, somber; father". In Arabic, this name is used to refer to a lion, equivalent to referring to the king of the beasts as Leo in the English-speaking world. One of Muhammad's uncles was named Abbas. Judaism and Islam demonstrate their common roots in this name. Israeli statesman Abba Eban.

Abbas has 6 variant forms: Ab, Abba, Abbe, Abbey, Abbie and Abo.

Baby names that sound like Abbas are Jabes, Ebisu and Jabez.

Popularity

Abbas is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#18370 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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