Abram

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EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Hebrew אַבְרָם (ʾaḇrām, high father), from אָב (ʾaḇ, father) + רָם (rām, high, lofty).

Proper nounEdit

Abram

  1. (archaic) Abraham (prophet in the Old Testament). [First attested prior to 1150.][1]
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Genesis 12:5
      And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
  2. A male given name. [First attested prior to 1150.][1]
  3. A patronymic surname​. [First attested prior to 1150.][1]
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old English Eadburh's (a woman's name) hām.

Proper nounEdit

Abram

  1. A village near Manchester.
  2. A habitational surname​.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 7

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Proper nounEdit

Abram m

  1. Abram (Biblical character)
    • 1602, La Santa Biblia (antigua versión de Casiodoro de Reina), rev., Génesis 12:5:
      Y tomó Abram á Sarai su mujer, y á Lot hijo de su hermano, y toda su hacienda que habían ganado, y las almas que habían adquirido en Harán, y salieron parair á tierra de Canaán; y á tierra de Canaán llegaron.
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