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
780 Abbo (nom) CartNoaille I; 933x1000 Abo (nom) St-Barnard-Romans no. 148; 1030 Abo (nom) StVdM-II 712
1073 Abilonius (nom) StVdM-II 708; 1174 Abelini (gen) clairvaux-12thc 161, Abelinus (nom) ibid. 161
Germany
Latin
822x875 Abba (nom) TradCorb §58, Abban (abl) ibid. §24; 963x1023 Abbo (nom) ibid. §228
The Netherlands
Latin
834 Abbo (nom) OrkGZ no. 30; 850 Abbonis (gen) ibid. no. 41; 855 Abbo (nom) ibid. no. 45
Spain
Latin
1010 Abone (abl) CDCB-XV MMCLXIX; 1012 Abo (nom) ibid. MMCLXXI
Cite as: J. Pepe, S.L. Uckelman. "Abbo". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2020/1/name/Abbo.