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Updated: Jul 5, 2024 | 👁️ 11 Views | 🔊 14 Pronunciations

Gender: Male

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: God the Father of Peace

Pronunciation: AE B S AH L AH M

Popularity Rank: #47,132

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  • 1. Absalom Meaning
  • 2. Absalom Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Absalom
  • 4. Absalom Translations in other languages
  • 5. Absalom Name Popularity
  • 6. Absalom popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Absalom
  • 8. Names similar to Absalom

Absalom Meaning

Absalom means "God the Father of Peace".

Absalom is commonly found in South Africa, Namibia, Nigeria, and 34 more countries.

Absalom Pronunciation Guide

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AE B S AH L AH M

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

B: Pronounce as in "big" (B IH G)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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How Absalom is Pronounced in Different Languages?

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Absalom Translations in other languages

  • Arabic: أبسالوم
  • Belarusian: Авесалом
  • Czech: Abšalom
  • Greek, Modern (1453-): Αβεσσαλώμ
  • Esperanto: Abŝalom
  • Spanish; Castilian: Absalón
  • Hebrew: אבשלום
  • Japanese: アブサロム
  • Korean: 압살롬
  • Lithuanian: Abšalomas
  • Polish: Absalom (syn Dawida)
  • Portuguese: Absalão
  • Russian: Авессалом
  • Slovak: Absolón (Biblia)
  • Serbian: Авесалом
  • Turkish: Abşalom
  • Ukrainian: Авесалом
  • Yiddish: אבשלום
  • Chinese: 押沙龙

Absalom Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Absalom is recorded 653 times globally, ranking it as the 47,132th most common name worldwide.

Absalom is most prevalent in South Africa, with 321 occurrences, making it the 4,609th most popular name in the country.

In Namibia, the name Absalom is found among 1 in every 812 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Absalom Popularity by Country

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South Africa#4,6091 : 7,305
Namibia#2961 : 812
Nigeria#11,3851 : 24,674
United States of America#41,1221 : 60,304

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Absalom popularity in U.S.


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