Abdullah

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic عَبْدُ ٱللّٰه(ʿabdu llāh, servant of God), from عَبْد(ʿabd, servant) + اللّٰه(allāh, God).

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Abdullah

  1. A male given name from Arabic.
  2. A surname​.

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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.
  • Not the same name as Abdul.

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  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Abdullah is the 4,272nd most common surname in the United States, belonging to 8,314 individuals. Abdullah is most common among Black (51.36%), White (24.40%) and Asian/Pacific Islander (13.74%) individuals.

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Abdullah

  1. A male given name from Arabic