Abba is a boy name and means stern, somber; father; father, priest. It is a Hebrew name and its pronunciation is \a(b)-ba\. Other similar names and variants include: Abda, Abna, Alba. Abba is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Abba Eban
Abba Eban

Born on February 02, 1915

  • Age: 106
  • Birth sign: Aquarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 5



A magnificently illustrated, superbly written history and the companion volume to the award-winning PBS television series Heritage, narrated by Abba Eban and viewed by some 50 million Americans.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Abba a popular name?

Over the years Abba was most popular in 1924. According to the latest US census information Abba ranks #7784th while according to Abba ranks #4th.

How popular is the name Abba?

According to the US census in 2018, no boys were born named Abba, making Abba the #43406th name more popular among boy names. In 1924 Abba had the highest rank with 6 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Abba?

Abba is #43406th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Abba more popular ?

The name Abba was more popular in 1924 with 6 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Abba

The last time a baby was named Abba was in 2019, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2019 are named Abba?

In 2019 there were 6 baby boys named Abba.