Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Abbo m. Proto-Germanic *abô 'husband, man' or a pet form of any of various names beginning with Old High German alb 'elf', such as Alberich.

The name of a 10th C French saint.

France
Latin
1030 Abo (nom) StVdM-II 712
1073 Abilonius (nom) StVdM-II 708; 1174 Abelini (gen) clairvaux-12thc 161, Abelinus (nom) ibid. 161
Germany
Latin
963x1023 Abbo (nom) TradCorb §228
Spain
Latin
1010 Abone (abl) CDCB-XV MMCLXIX; 1012 Abo (nom) ibid. MMCLXXI
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Abbo". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Abbo.