The name Abram in the Bible
Etymology of the name Abram
The name Abram consists of two elements. The first element is the familiar Hebrew word אב (ab), meaning father:
The second element of the name Abram comes from the root verb רום (rum), meaning to be high, lofty or arrogant:
Both BDB Theological Dictionary and NOBSE Study Bible Name List read Exalted Father. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names renders Father Of Elevation.