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Famous People Named Abraham or Abe  

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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
Dec. at 56 (1809-1865)
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States, serving from March 1861 until his life was taken in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States and its greatest moral, constitutional ...more
Abe Vigoda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 98
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
Abraham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Ibrahim, known as Abraham in the Old Testament, is recognized in Islam as a prophet and apostle of God and patriarch of many peoples.
Abraham Benrubi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 49
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
Abe Attell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 87 (1883-1970)
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
Abe Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 36
Abraham Alvarez is a former American professional Major League baseball pitcher. Alvarez is legally blind in his left eye.
Abraham González is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 49 (1864-1913)
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
Abraham Almonte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 29
Abraham Almonte is a baseball player.
Abe Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 45
Abraham "Abe" Cunningham, in Sacramento, California, is an American musician, best known as the drummer of the alternative metal band Deftones.
Abe Forsythe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 37
Abe Forsythe is a Director.
Abraham Verghese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 64
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
Abraham A. Ribicoff is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 88 (1910-1998)
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
Abraham Joshua Heschel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 65 (1907-1972)
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
Abraham Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 53 (1754-1807)
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
Abraham Maslow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 62 (1908-1970)
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
Abraham Pais is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 82 (1918-2000)
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
Abraham Blauvelt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
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
Abraham Abulafia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 51 (1240-1291)
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
Abe Burrows is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 75 (1910-1985)
Abe Burrows was an American humorist, author, and director for radio and the stage. He won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize.
Abraham Foxman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 78
Abraham Henry Foxman is a Litvak-American lawyer. He is the National Director of the Anti-Defamation League.
Abe Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
age 81
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
Abe Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 93 (1908-2001)
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
Abe Foxman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Abraham Cowley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 49 (1618-1667)
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
Abraham Isaac Kook is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Abraham or Abe
Dec. at 70 (1865-1935)
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