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Ibrahim Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Ibrahim is of Arabic and Turkish origin.

The meaning of Ibrahim is "father of multitudes".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 455 in baby name popularity for boys with 646 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Ibrahim Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Ibrahim has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Ibrahim to other names.


Abraham is referred to as "our Father" in both the bible and the Quran. For this reason, Judaism, Christianity and Islam are considered "Abrahamic religions".

According to the book of Genesis, Abraham is the founding patriarch of the Israelites and other kindred peoples.

Jews, Christians, and Muslims consider Abraham to be the father of the people of Israel. For Jews and Christians this is through his son Isaac, by his wife Sarah.

Muslims also believe that Abraham is a prophet of Islam and the ancestor of Muhammad. For Muslims this is through his son Ishmael, by his wife Hagar, Sarah's handmaiden.

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Ibrahim is a form of the name Abraham.

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