Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Father Of Nations
Main Origin Language: Hebrew
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In 2017 the name Abraham...

• was given to 2,300 baby boys
• was the 170th most popular name for baby boys
• was 7% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New York, Texas, and California
• was least popular in Vermont, Wyoming, and Rhode Island
• was about as popular as Edward and Patrick
Babies Named Abraham Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Abraham...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2016
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1957
• is 669% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 72% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Ali, Luke, Ahmed, Talia, Alena, Chaya
• has the most opposite popularity history to Michael, Steven, Peter, Colleen, Antoinette, Janette
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Abraham Per State
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Geographically the name Abraham...

• 44% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Matias, Emilio, Ismael, Alexa, Ximena, Kiara
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Brayden, Grayson, Maddox, Ava, Serenity, Anna
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Abraham by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Abraham are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Abraham will be the only kid named Abraham in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Abraham compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Abraham rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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