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This is a very popular Muslim boys name and is fairly common in many countries around the world. It is for parents who hope that their son grows up to be pious and faithful to God.
Abdul is of Arabic origin and is the shortened form of Abdullah. Abdul means “servant” and is commonly used together with its longer form, Abdullah. It is also used as a surname.
Famous People With This Name
There are many famous figures with this name (and its many variants) but specifically for his entry, we will highlight some interesting people with this name: Abdullah II of Jordan is the current King of Jordan, Abdullah Oğuz is a Turkish film director, Abdullah Cevdet was a Turkish physician and Abdullah Gül is the President of the Republic of Turkey.
Some possible nickname options include “Abby” (although that is a girl’s name) or perhaps “Dullah” or “Dully” even.
There are many variants of this name, all of them spelt slightly differently but are essentially the same name: Abd Allah, Abdala, Abdalá, Abdalla, Abdallah, Abdellah, Abdilla, Abdollah, Abdul, Abdulah, Abdulai, Abdulla, Abdullahi, Gabdulla are just a few of the options.
Stories Featuring This Name
Abdullah ibn Abdul-Muttalib was the father of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. After he conceived his son with his wife, Āminah bint Wahb, heh fell ill and died.
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