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First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Abdul

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3k Abdiel (Hebrew)
408 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

Fun Facts about the name Abdul

  • How many people with the first name Abdul have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,467 babies born with the first name Abdul in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abdul to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abdul? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Abdul first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abdul is Wednesday, February 16th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Abdul born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abdul was in 1975 with a total of 157 babies.
  • Random Abdul Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abdul is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 29 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Abdul: Your name in reverse order is Ludba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dluba. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abdul? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,978 people with the last name Abdul.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abdul? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Abdul as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Abdul as a first name

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Popularity of Abdul as a last name

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Common last names for Abdul

  • Khan
  • Karim
  • Muhammad
  • Ali
  • Rahman
  • Malik
  • Hamid
  • Latif
  • Shabazz
  • Rashid
  • Salaam

Common first names for Abdul

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abdul U.S.
  White 21.99% 64.26%
  African American 35.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.81% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.75% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abdul

People with the last name Abdul are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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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.

Arabic

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.

From Arabic عَبْد (ʿabd, “servant [of]”) + ال (al-, “the”).

  1. A male given name used by Muslims.

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Abdul

Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul is a singer, songwriter, dancer, and choreographer specializing in pop, dance, and R&B music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1978 to present. Paula was born in 1962 as Paula Julie Abdul in San Fernando, California, U.S.

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What does the name Abdul mean?

Ais for activities, for you have many.

Bis for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Uis for upstanding, the honorable way to be

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

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