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Abebe ( Amharic: አበበ) is a male name of Ethiopian origin. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Abebe Aregai (1903–1960), Ethiopian Prime Minister from 1957 to 1960
  • Abebe Bikila (1932–1973), Ethiopian marathon runner and two-time Olympic champion
  • Abebe Dinkesa (born 1984), Ethiopian long-distance runner
  • Abebe Fekadu (born 1970), Ethiopian-Australian Paralympic weightlifter
  • Abebe Mekonnen (born 1964), Ethiopian former long-distance runner and 1989 Boston Marathon winner
  • Abiye Abebe (1918–1974), Ethiopian politician and son-in-law of Haile Selassie
  • Addis Abebe (born 1970), Ethiopian former long-distance runner and 10,000 m Olympic medallist
  • Alemu Abebe, Ethiopian politician during the Derg
  • Medferiashwork Abebe (1925–2009), Empress-consort of Ethiopia
  • Mihret Abebe (born 1988), Ethiopia beauty queen