Given Name ABBAS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: عبّاس (Arabic, Persian, Urdu)

Meaning & History

Means "austere" in Arabic. This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's uncle. It was also borne by a son of Ali, the fourth caliph.
VARIANTS: 'Abbas (Arabic), 'Abbas (Persian)
SAME SPELLING: 'Abbas
Entry updated December 8, 2017