Abe (given name)

Abe (given name)

Infobox Given Name Revised
name = Abe

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related names = Abraham
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Abe (IPAEng|eɪb) is commonly used in English-speaking countries as a shortened form of the name "Abraham", or as a personal name in its own right.

People with the given name Abe:
* Abe Burrows (1910–1985), American playwright/director
* Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States
* Abe Vigoda (born 1921), American actor
* Abe Fortas (1910–1982), Associate U.S. Supreme Court Justice
* Old Abe (died 1881), a bald eagle, the mascot of the 8th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in the American Civil War.

Fictional characters with the given name Abe:
* Abraham Simpson, Famous cartoon grandfather
* Abe (Oddworld), primary protagonist in the "Oddworld" fictional universe.

ee also

*Abe (surname)

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