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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Abraham there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Abraham to show that Abrahams have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Abrahams on this list might go by Abe, so this list also includes famous people named Abe. From actors named Abraham to athletes named Abraham, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Abraham. This list includes well-known Abrahams like the famous American president who emancipated slaves, Abraham Lincoln, American actor Abe Vigoda, who was in the 1972 movie Godfather and the Biblical patriarch Abraham.

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Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest war ...more

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Abe Vigoda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Vigoda Abraham Charles "Abe" Vigoda is an American movie and television actor who appeared in The Godfather, Barney Miller, and Joe Versus the Volcano. Vigoda is well known for his portrayal ...more

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Abraham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Ibrahim, known as Abraham in the Old Testament, is recognized in Islam as a prophet and apostle of God and patriarch of many peoples.

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Abraham Benrubi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Benrubi Abraham Rubin Hercules Benrubi is an American character actor known for his appearances as Jerry Markovic on the long-running U.S. TV drama ER, for his first role as Larry Kubiac on the series ...more

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Abe Attell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Attell Abraham Washington "Abe" Attell, known in the boxing world as Abe "The Little Hebrew" Attell, was a boxer who became known for his record-setting six-year reign as World ...more

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Abe Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Alvarez Abraham Alvarez is a former American professional Major League baseball pitcher. Alvarez is legally blind in his left eye.

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Abraham González is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham González Abraham González Casavantes was the provisional and constitutional governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua during the early period of the Mexican Revolution. He was the political ...more

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Abraham Almonte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Almonte Abraham Almonte is a baseball player.

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Abe Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Cunningham Abraham "Abe" Cunningham, in Sacramento, California, is an American musician, best known as the drummer of the alternative metal band Deftones.

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Abe Forsythe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Forsythe Abe Forsythe is a Director.

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Abraham Verghese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Verghese Abraham Verghese is a physician-author, Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Stanford University Medical School and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine. ...more

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Abraham A. Ribicoff is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham A. Ribicoff Abraham Alexander Ribicoff was an American Democratic Party politician. He served in the United States Congress, as the 80th Governor of Connecticut and as President John F. Kennedy's Secretary ...more

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Abraham Joshua Heschel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Joshua Heschel Abraham Joshua Heschel was a Polish-born American rabbi and one of the leading Jewish theologians and Jewish philosophers of the 20th century. Heschel, a professor of Jewish mysticism at the ...more

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Abraham Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Baldwin Abraham Baldwin was a Connecticut-born and raised minister, Patriot, American politician, and Founding Father. A graduate of Yale University and its divinity school, after the Revolutionary War ...more

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Abraham Maslow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Maslow Abraham Harold Maslow was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in ...more

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Abraham Pais is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Pais Abraham Pais was a Dutch-born American physicist and science historian. Pais earned his Ph.D. from University of Utrecht just prior to a Nazi ban on Jewish participation in Dutch universities ...more

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Abraham Blauvelt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Blauvelt Abraham Blauvelt was a Dutch privateer and explorer mapping much of Central America in the 1630s, after whom both the Bluefield River and the neighboring town of Bluefields, Nicaragua were ...more

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Abraham Abulafia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Abulafia Abraham ben Samuel Abulafia, the founder of the school of "Prophetic Kabbalah", was born in Zaragoza, Spain, in 1240, and is assumed to have died sometime after 1291, following a stay ...more

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Abe Burrows is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Burrows Abe Burrows was an American humorist, author, and director for radio and the stage. He won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize.

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Abraham Foxman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Foxman Abraham Henry Foxman is a Litvak-American lawyer. He is the National Director of the Anti-Defamation League.

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Abe Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Jacobs Abe Jacobs is a retired New Zealand professional wrestler. He was one of the first men to follow fellow New Zealander Pat O'Connor to the United States where, like O'Connor, Jacobs became a ...more

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Abe Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Silverstein Abraham "Abe" Silverstein was an American engineer who played an important part in the United States space program. He was a longtime manager at the National Aeronautics and Space ...more

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Abe Foxman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe

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Abraham Cowley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Cowley Abraham Cowley was an English poet born in the City of London late in 1618. He was one of the leading English poets of the 17th century, with 14 printings of his Works published between 1668 and

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Abraham Isaac Kook is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Isaac Kook Abraham Isaac Kook was the first Ashkenazi chief rabbi of the British Mandatory Palestine, the founder of Yeshiva Mercaz HaRav Kook, Jewish thinker, Halachist, Kabbalist and a renowned Torah ...more

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Abraham B. Venable is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham B. Venable Abraham Bedford Venable was a representative and senator from Virginia. He was the uncle of congressman Abraham Watkins Venable.

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Abraham Kuyper is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Kuyper Abraham Kuijper, generally known as Abraham Kuyper, was a Dutch journalist, statesman and Neo-Calvinist theologian. He was a master organizer. He founded a new church, a newspaper, the Free ...more

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Abraham Olano is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Olano Abraham Olano Manzano is a Spanish former professional road racing cyclist. His highest achievement was in 1995 when he became World Road Champion. In 1998 he won the World Time Trial

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Abraham Laboriel Jr. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Laboriel Jr. Abraham "Abe" Laboriel Jr. is an American session drummer. He is the son of Mexican born American bass guitarist Abraham Laboriel Sr. and brother of record producer, songwriter, and ...more

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Abe Goldstein is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Goldstein Abe Goldstein was an American boxer. He was World Bantamweight Champion in 1924, and was ranked the #5 bantamweight of all time

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Abe Fortas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Fortas Abraham "Abe" Fortas was a U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice from 1965 to 1969. Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, Fortas became a law professor at Yale University, and then an ...more

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Abraham Telvi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe

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Abe Ruef is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abe Ruef Abraham Ruef, known as Abe Ruef, was an American lawyer and politician. He gained notoriety as the political boss behind the administration of Mayor Eugene Schmitz of San Francisco, in the ...more

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Abraham George Silverman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham George Silverman Abraham George Silverman was a mathematician and statistician who graduated from Harvard University.

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Abraham Polonsky is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Polonsky Abraham Lincoln Polonsky was an American film director, Academy-Award-nominated screenwriter, essayist and novelist, blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios in the 1950s, in the midst of the ...more

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Abraham Landau is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Landau Abraham "Abe" Landau was the chief henchman for New York gangster Dutch Schultz. Landau was Schultz's most trusted employee, often given tasks that required coolness and cunning rather ...more

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Abraham Kidane is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Kidane Dr. Abraham Kidane is the Senior Economic Advisor to the Government of Eritrea and to the Ministry of National Development. He received his PhD in Economics from the University of California, ...more

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Abraham Watkins Venable is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Watkins Venable Abraham Watkins Venable was a nineteenth-century US politician and lawyer from North Carolina. He was the nephew of congressman and senator Abraham Bedford Venable.

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Abraham bar Hiyya is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham bar Hiyya Abraham bar Ḥiyya ha-Nasi was a Jewish mathematician, astronomer and philosopher, also known as Savasorda or Abraham Judaeus. He was born in Barcelona and scholars suspect he travelled to ...more

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Abraham Shakespeare is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Shakespeare Abraham Lee Shakespeare was an American casual laborer who won a $30 million lottery jackpot, receiving $17 million in 2006. In 2009, his family declared him missing, and in January 2010 his ...more

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Abraham Jefferson Seay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Jefferson Seay Abraham Jefferson Seay was an American lawyer, soldier, judge, and politician. Seay attained the rank of colonel in the Union army during the American Civil War. Later, Seay would serve as an ...more

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Abraham ben Abraham is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham ben Abraham Abraham ben Abraham, also known as Count Valentine Potocki, was a purported Polish nobleman of the Potocki family who converted to Judaism and was burned at the stake by the Roman Catholic ...more

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Abraham Nathanson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Nathanson Abraham Nathanson was an American graphic designer. He created the game Bananagrams, a game that uses letter tiles similar to Scrabble with the addition of the element of speed. Nathanson was ...more

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Abraham Wald is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Wald Abraham Wald was a mathematician born in Cluj, in the then Austria–Hungary who contributed to decision theory, geometry, and econometrics, and founded the field of statistical sequential ...more

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Abraham Pineo Gesner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Pineo Gesner Abraham Pineo Gesner was a Canadian physician and geologist who invented kerosene. Although Ignacy Łukasiewicz developed the modern kerosene lamp, starting the world's oil industry, Gesner is ...more

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Abraham Klausner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Klausner Abraham Judah Klausner was a Reform rabbi and United States Army captain and chaplain who became a “father figure” for the more than 30,000 emaciated survivors found at Dachau Concentration ...more

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Abraham Kazen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Kazen Abraham Kazen, Jr., usually known as Chick Kazen, was a U.S. Representative from Texas's 23rd congressional district, the first to serve in that particular position. Elected in 1966, Kazen ...more

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Abraham Friedman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Friedman Abraham "Whitey" Friedman was a New York mobster and former associate of Nathan "Kid Dropper" Kaplan and later for labor racketeers Louis "Lepke" Buchalter and ...more

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Abraham Low is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Low Abraham Low, was a Jewish-American neuropsychiatrist noted for his work establishing self-help programs for the mentally ill, and criticism of Freudian psychoanalysis.

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Abraham Robinson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Robinson Abraham Robinson was a mathematician who is most widely known for development of non-standard analysis, a mathematically rigorous system whereby infinitesimal and infinite numbers were ...more