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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Abdul

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Servant of God
  • #3462 All Time
Girls
Boys
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3k Abdiel (Hebrew)
< 1k Abdulla (Arabic)

How popular is the name "Abdul" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1930707
1935707
1937505
1939707
1940606
1941909
1942909
1943606
1944606
194510010
1946606
194715015
194812012
194912012
1950808
195111011
1954909
1956505
1957707
1958606
196011011
196110010
196211011
196312012
1964909
196521021
196611011
196720020
196826026
196934034
197043043
197149049
197298098
197385085
197481081
19751570157
19761570157
19771470147
19781060106
19791280128
19801050105
198195095
198291091
19831030103
198479079
198560060
198661061
198764064
198867067
198993093
19901220122
19911250125
19921220122
19931070107
19941250125
19951260126
19961360136
19971540154
19981410141
19991400140
20001350135
20011370137
20021450145
20031510151
20041120112
20051230123
20061210121
20071240124
20081260126
20091260126
20101020102
20111140114
20121160116
20131140114
20141030103

Want to know about the populiarty of Abdul? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,344 babies born with the name Abdul in the United States. That's more than enough Abduls to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1930 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Abdul" was in 1975 with a total of 157 babies.

According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Abdul" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of only 140 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Abdul" mean?

Abdul (Arabic): Servant of God

The name "Abdul" is of Arabic origin and it means "Servant of God". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 4 other names that are similar to this one.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

B is for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

U is for useful, always to others.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Your name in reverse order is "Ludba". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dblua". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Abdul popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Abdul in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Abdul

Salman Khan

Salman Khan is an actor, film producer, and television personality with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Salman was born in 1965 as Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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Abdul Kalam

Abdul Kalam is an officeholder. Abdul was born in 1931 as Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram District, Madras Presidency, British India(now in Tamil Nadu, India).

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Abdul R. Rahman

Abdul was born in 1966.

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Past life for Abdul born Sep 18, 1973

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern China approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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