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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.
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Dec. at 56 (1809-1865)

    BirthplaceHodgenville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Abe Vigoda

    Abe Vigoda

    Age: 99

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Abraham Charles Vigoda (; February 24, 1921 – January 26, 2016) was an American actor known... more on Wikipedia

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  • Abraham
    Abraham, originally Abram, is the common patriarch of the Abrahamic religions. In Judaism, he... more on Wikipedia

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  • Abraham Benrubi

    BirthplaceUSA, Indianapolis, Indiana

    Abraham Rubin Hercules Benrubi (born October 4, 1969) is an American character actor known for... more on Wikipedia
  • Abe Attell

    Abe Attell

    Dec. at 87 (1883-1970)


    Abraham Washington "Abe" Attell (February 22, 1883 – February 7, 1970), often referred to by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Abe Alvarez

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Abraham Alvarez (born October 17, 1982) is an American baseball coach and former professional... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham González

    Abraham González

    Dec. at 49 (1864-1913)


    Abraham González may refer to: Abraham González (general), (1782 - c. 1838), Argentine... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Almonte

    BirthplaceSanto Domingo, Dominican Republic

    Abraham Almonte is a baseball player.
  • Abe Cunningham

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    Abraham Benjamin "Abe" Cunningham, (born July 27, 1973) is an American musician, best known as... more on Wikipedia
  • Abe Forsythe

    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Abraham Forsythe (born 26 July 1981) is an Australian film and television actor, director,... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Verghese

    Abraham Verghese

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceAddis Ababa, Africa, Ethiopia

    Abraham Verghese (born 1955) is an American physician, author, Professor for the Theory and... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham A. Ribicoff

    Abraham A. Ribicoff

    Dec. at 88 (1910-1998)

    BirthplaceEastern United States, Hartford County, New Britain, New England, Connecticut

    Abraham Alexander Ribicoff (April 9, 1910 – February 22, 1998) was an American Democratic... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Abraham Joshua Heschel

    Dec. at 65 (1907-1972)

    BirthplaceWarsaw, Second Polish Republic

    Abraham Joshua Heschel (January 11, 1907 – December 23, 1972) was a Polish-born American rabbi... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Baldwin

    Abraham Baldwin

    Dec. at 53 (1754-1807)

    BirthplaceGuilford, Connecticut, United States of America

    Abraham Baldwin (November 22, 1754 – March 4, 1807) was an American minister, Patriot,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Abraham Maslow

    Abraham Maslow

    Dec. at 62 (1908-1970)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Abraham Harold Maslow (; April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist who was... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Pais

    Abraham Pais

    Dec. at 82 (1918-2000)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    Abraham Pais (; May 19, 1918 – July 28, 2000) was a Dutch-American physicist and science... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Blauvelt was a Dutch privateer, pirate and explorer of Central America in the 1630s,... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Abulafia

    Abraham Abulafia

    Dec. at 51 (1240-1291)

    BirthplaceZaragoza, Spain

    Abraham ben Samuel Abulafia (Hebrew: אברהם בן שמואל אבולעפיה) was the founder of the school of... more on Wikipedia
  • Abe Burrows

    Abe Burrows

    Dec. at 75 (1910-1985)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Abe Burrows (December 18, 1910 – May 17, 1985) was an American humorist, author, and director... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Foxman

    BirthplaceEastern Europe, Rus', Bug Euroregion, Europe, Administrative divisions of Belarus

    Abraham Henry Foxman (born May 1, 1940) is an American lawyer and activist. He was National... more on Wikipedia
  • Abe Jacobs

    Abe Jacobs

    Age: 82

    BirthplaceChatham Islands, New Zealand

    Abe Jacobs (born 1938) is a Kiwi retired professional wrestler. He was one of the first men to... more on Wikipedia
  • Abe Silverstein

    Abe Silverstein

    Dec. at 93 (1908-2001)

    BirthplaceTerre Haute, Indiana

    Abraham "Abe" Silverstein (September 15, 1908 – June 1, 2001) was an American engineer who... more on Wikipedia
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  • Abraham Cowley

    Abraham Cowley

    Dec. at 49 (1618-1667)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Abraham Cowley (; 1618 – 28 July 1667) was an English poet born in the City of London late in... more on Wikipedia
  • Abraham Isaac Kook

    Abraham Isaac Kook

    Dec. at 70 (1865-1935)

    BirthplaceDaugavpils, Latvia

    Abraham Isaac Kook (Hebrew: אַבְרָהָם יִצְחָק הַכֹּהֵן קוּק HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen... more on Wikipedia