Meaning:servant of Allah


Pronunciation:ab da lah

Variations:Abdirahman, Abdul

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About Abdallah

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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.

Detailed Meaning

Abdallah, also known as Abdullah, is a common Muslim name representing “humility before Allah” or “servant of Allah.” It is the name of the father of the prophet Allah. The feminine counterpart of this name is Amatullah.

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.

Possible Nicknames

Some possible nickname options include “Abby” (although that is a girl’s name) or perhaps “Dullah” or “Dully” even.

Related Names

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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