Meaning and Origin
What does the name Abbott mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- A submission from Connecticut, U.S. says the name Abbott means "Abbott surname means 'abbot' or 'priest,' from the Old English abbod or Old French abet, which in turn derive from the Late Latin or Greek abbas, from the Aramaic abba, meaning 'father.'".
An occupational surname for someone employed by an abbot. In the U.S., sometimes an anglicization of Italian Abate, Spanish Abad or German Abt.
- An English occupational surname.
- (very rare) A male given name transferred from the surname.