Meaning:servant to the merciful


Pronunciation:ab dirah man

Variations:Abdulrahman, Abdur-Rahman, Abdurahman, Abdurrahman

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About Abdirahman

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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

Abdirahman is thought to be a variant of the Arabic name Abdulrahman, meaning “servant to the merciful.” It is built from the Arabic words ‘abd,’ ‘al’ and ‘rahman.’ It is also sometimes found 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: Abdur Rahman Slade Hopkinson was a Guyanese actor, Abdul Rahman ibn Faisal was the ruler of Saudi Arabic, Mahdi Abdul-Rahman was an American basketball player and Abdul Rahman Munif was an Arabic novelist.

Possible Nicknames

Some possible nickname options include “Abdi,” “Man” or even “Manny.”

Related Names

There are many variants of this name, all of them spelt slightly differently but are essentially the same name: Abdulrahman, Abdur-Rahman,  Abdurahman and Abdurrahman

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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