Gender Masculine
Usage Frisian, Dutch

Meaning & History

Originally a Frisian short form of Adalbert (and other names starting with the Old German element adal "noble" and a second element beginning with b [1]).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAlbert(Albanian) Æþelbeorht, Æðelberht(Anglo-Saxon) Albert(Catalan) Albert(Czech) Albert(Danish) Albert, Ethelbert, Al, Albie, Bert, Bertie, Delbert(English) Albert, Alpertti, Altti, Pertti(Finnish) Albert, Aubert(French) Alberte(Galician) Adalbert, Adelbert, Albert, Albrecht, Bert(German) Adalberht, Adalbert, Albert, Albertus(Germanic) Albert(Hungarian) Albert(Icelandic) Adalberto, Alberto, Berto(Italian) Alberts(Latvian) Albaer, Baer, Bèr(Limburgish) Albertas(Lithuanian) Albert(Norwegian) Aþalaberhtaz(Old Germanic) Albert(Polish) Adalberto, Alberto(Portuguese) Albert(Romanian) Albert, Alik(Russian) Adalberto, Alberto, Berto(Spanish) Albert(Swedish)
Surname DescendantAben(Dutch)
Same SpellingAbe 1
User SubmissionsAbe, Abė

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Sources & References

  1. Nederlandse Voornamenbank, entry Abe, available from https://www.meertens.knaw.nl/nvb/verklaring/naam/Abe.
Entry updated December 7, 2022