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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Abdi mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Abdi

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  • A user from Belize says the name Abdi is of Arabic origin and means "Servant of God and happiness".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Abdi means "Servant of god" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from Maine, U.S., the name Abdi is of Arabic origin and means "Happyness".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Abdi means "Servant of Allah".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Abdi is of Arabic origin and means "Servant to Allah/God".
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International Interest
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Abdi

Abdi İpekçi was an editor-in-chief. His most notable accomplishments were from 1954 to 1979. Abdi was born Abdi İpekçi on September 8th, 1929 in Istanbul. He died on February 1st, 1979.


Abdi Mohamed Ahmed is a soccer player for the Somalia national football team. Abdi was born on December 30th, 1962 in Kismayo.


Abdi Bile is an athlete. Abdi was born on December 28th, 1962 in Las Anod.


Abdi was born in 1950 in Awdal, Somalia.


Abdi was born on March 5th, 1978 in Mogadishu.


Abdi Farah Shirdon is a Prime Minister of Somalia. Abdi was born in 1958 in Dhusamareb. Abdi is also known as Abdi Farah Shiridon Saaid; Cabdi Faarax Shirdoon Saacid; Saaid Shiridon; Saacid Shirdoon.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Abdi

Barkhad Abdi is an actor and director. His ongoing career started in 2013. Barkhad was born on April 10th, 1985 in Mogadishu, Banaadir, Somali Democratic Republic.


Almen Abdi is a soccer player for the Watford F.C., FC Zürich, Le Mans FC, Udinese Calcio, Switzerland national under-21 football team, and Switzerland national football team. Almen was born on October 21st, 1986 in Prizren.


Liban Abdi is a soccer player for the Free agent, Vålerenga Fotball, Skeid Fotball, Sheffield United F.C. Academy, Sheffield United F.C., Ferencvárosi TC, S.C. Olhanense, Associação Académica de Coimbra – O.A.F., Çaykur Rizespor, and PFC Levski Sofia. Liban was born on October 5th, 1988 in Burao.


Abed was born in 1942.


Hawa Abdi is a physician, activism, and activist. Hawa was born on May 17th, 1947 in Mogadishu.



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International Interest for Abdi

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Abdi as a last name

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Common last names for Abdi

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Common first names for Abdi

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abdi U.S.
  White 5.09% 64.26%
  African American 89.70% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abdi

People with the last name Abdi are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Abdi

  • How Popular is the name Abdi? Abdi is the 22,628th most popular name of all time. As a last name Abdi was the 4,738th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abdi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 279 babies born with the first name Abdi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abdi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abdi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Abdi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abdi is Thursday, September 26th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Abdi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abdi was in 2005 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Abdi Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abdi is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Abdi: Your name in reverse order is Idba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iadb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abdi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,484 people with the last name Abdi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abdi? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Abdi as their last name.

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