Abo (name)

Abo
Gender Male
Language(s) Arabic
Origin
Meaning Stern father
Other names
See also Abbas, Abot

Abo is an Arabic and Hebrew male name and a variant form of Abbas.[1] It is from Abbas that Abo takes its meaning of stern or somber father. In Arabic, Abbas is a symbolic name referring to the lion, the king of beasts.[2]

According to the 1990 U.S. Census Abo is an uncommon first name but a fairly common last name for both men and women; ranking 53205 out of 88799.[1]

People with the given name Abo

People with the surname Abo

  • Kiyokazu Abo (1870–1948), Imperial Japanese Navy Admiral during World War I
  • Léonie Abo (b. 1945), African writer
  • Takeshi Abo (living), Japanese video game musician
  • Maryam d'Abo (b. 1960), English television and film actress
  • Mike d'Abo (b. 1944), English singer-songwriter, cousin of Maryam
  • Olivia d'Abo (b. 1969), actress; daughter of Mike, above

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