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Boy Name: Abdullah

Name: Abdullah
Pronunciation: \ab-dullah, abd(ul)-lah\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: God's servant
Origin: Arabic
Related Names: Abdul
Sounds Like: Abdoullah, Abdellah
Variant forms: Abdalah, Abdalla, Abdallah, Abdella, Abdualla, Abdulah, Abdulla, Abedellah
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5684


Abdullah \ab-dullah, abd(ul)-lah\ as a boy's name is pronounced ab-DUL-ah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Abdullah is "God's servant". One of the most common names in the Islamic world, and the name of Muhammad's father. A royal name in Saudi Arabia. Abdalla is a Swahili variant.

Abdullah has 8 variant forms: Abdalah, Abdalla, Abdallah, Abdella, Abdualla, Abdulah, Abdulla and Abedellah.

For more information, see also the related name Abdul.

Baby names that sound like Abdullah are Abdoullah and Abdellah.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Abdullah.


Abdullah is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5684 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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