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English

Pronunciation

Proper noun

  1. A given name diminutive of Abraham.

Dutch

Proper noun

Abe
  1. West Frisian male given name, variant of Albert and Abel.

Extensive Definition

Abe () is commonly used in English-speaking countries as a shortened form of the name "Abraham", or as a personal name in its own right.
Abe and Abé may refer to:
People with the given name Abe:
  • Abe Burrows (1910–1985), American playwright/director
  • Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States
  • Abe Vigoda (born 1921), American actor
  • Abe Fortas (1910–1982), Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice
  • Old Abe (died 1881), a bald eagle, the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in the American Civil War.
Fictional characters with the given name Abe:
People with the surname Abe: In languages: Places
Abe in Danish: Abe (flertydig)
Abe in German: Abe
Abe in Esperanto: ABE
Abe in French: Abe
Abe in Italian: ABE
Abe in Latvian: Abe
Abe in Japanese: 安倍
Abe in Georgian: აბე
Abe in Finnish: Abe
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