Day of Saint Abraham, October 9. Names for children
Abraham is a name for a boy of Hebrew origin that means "father of multitudes". It is a special name that enjoys great popularity for its sonority and distinction. Although it is not one of the most frequent names, its use is not strange or extravagant, but it brings an original touch to a very fami
Abraham is a name for a boy of Hebrew origin that means "father of multitudes". It is a special name that enjoys great popularity for its sonority and distinction.
Although it is not one of the most frequent names, its use is not strange or extravagant, but it brings an original touch to a very familiar name. He celebrates his name day on October 9, which is the day of Saint Abraham.
Curiosities about the name Abraham
Because of the meaning of his name, Abraham is a born leader, with a charismatic personality that gives off an attraction that is impossible to resist. In addition to his cheerful and dynamic character, Abraham has a great sense of responsibility and his intuition is what leads him to find the solution to any problem.
The name Abraham is known throughout the world thanks to the biblical tradition and to that patriarch Abraham who is half historical character, half legend. In any case, this is a name that is gaining popularity thanks to that tendency to revitalize old names, biblical, forceful and traditional names.
May help you choose the name of your baby the number of historical and current characters named Abraham. The most popular is undoubtedly the one who was the sixteenth president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, an omnipresent figure in the cinema. More current and closer is the Spanish cyclist Abraham Olano.
But the name Abraham is closely related to the world of the arts. We find painters Abraham Bloemaert and Abraham Janssens, but also writers Abraham Merrit, American author of science fiction and Abraham Stoker, better known as Bram Stoker, creator of the well-known novel "Dracula".
To know the origin and meaning of other names that celebrate their saint in the month of October, consult our calendar of the names of saints in October. You will find all the curiosities related to the name and date of your name day.
And also, we have the most complete guide of names for babies of boys and girls. Here you will find all the names for babies arranged alphabetically to know their origin and meaning.