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since 1880

Abdul

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Servant of God
  • #3460 All Time
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3k Abdiel (Hebrew)
< 1k Abdulla (Arabic)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1930 7 0 7
1935 7 0 7
1937 5 0 5
1939 7 0 7
1940 6 0 6
1941 9 0 9
1942 9 0 9
1943 6 0 6
1944 6 0 6
1945 10 0 10
1946 6 0 6
1947 15 0 15
1948 12 0 12
1949 12 0 12
1950 8 0 8
1951 11 0 11
1954 9 0 9
1956 5 0 5
1957 7 0 7
1958 6 0 6
1960 11 0 11
1961 10 0 10
1962 11 0 11
1963 12 0 12
1964 9 0 9
1965 21 0 21
1966 11 0 11
1967 20 0 20
1968 26 0 26
1969 35 0 35
1970 43 0 43
1971 49 0 49
1972 98 0 98
1973 85 0 85
1974 81 0 81
1975 157 0 157
1976 157 0 157
1977 147 0 147
1978 106 0 106
1979 128 0 128
1980 105 0 105
1981 95 0 95
1982 91 0 91
1983 103 0 103
1984 79 0 79
1985 60 0 60
1986 61 0 61
1987 64 0 64
1988 67 0 67
1989 93 0 93
1990 122 0 122
1991 125 0 125
1992 122 0 122
1993 107 0 107
1994 125 0 125
1995 126 0 126
1996 136 0 136
1997 154 0 154
1998 141 0 141
1999 140 0 140
2000 135 0 135
2001 137 0 137
2002 145 0 145
2003 151 0 151
2004 112 0 112
2005 123 0 123
2006 121 0 121
2007 124 0 124
2008 126 0 126
2009 126 0 126
2010 102 0 102
2011 114 0 114
2012 116 0 116
2013 114 0 114
2014 103 0 103
2015 122 0 122

Want to know about the popularity of the Abdul baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,467 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Abdul" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 27 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 128 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Abdul popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Abdul" mean? The list below shows the origins of Abdul as well as things modernly associated with the name Abdul such as celebrities named Abdul.

Origin and Meaning of Abdul

The name "Abdul" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Servant of God". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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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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 R. Rahman

Abdul was born in 1966.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Abdul

Abdul Adams
Abdul Basit
Abdul Hakim Sani Brown
Abdul Ayyad
Abdul Jabbar
Abdul Rahman Baba
Abdul Sattar Edhi

Alternative Meanings

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

B is for befriend, it is so easy for you.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

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

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Past life for Abdul born Aug 24, 1949

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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