Abdullah

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Arabic عَبْدُ ٱللّٰهِ (ʿabdu llāh(i), servant of God), from عبد (ʕabd, servant) + الله (’Allāh, the All-highest,” “God).

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Abdullah

  1. A male given name. It is a common Islamic name that is favored because it indicates servitude and humility before God. According to a hadith, "The most beloved of your names to Allah, the Mighty and Magnificent, are ‘Abdullah’ and ‘Abdur-Rahman’ (servant of the Most Merciful)". The name was also a favorite of the prophet Muhammad.

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Not the same name as Abdul.

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Abdullah

  1. A male given name