Abdullah

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Abdullah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Abdullah

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

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

  1. A male given name. It is 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.

Abdullah was also found in the following language(s): Turkish

Notable Persons Named Abdullah

Abdullah II of Jordan is royalty. He holds the title King of Jordan and List of kings of Jordan. His ongoing career started in 1999. Abdullah was born as the child of Hussein of Jordan and Princess Muna al-Hussein on January 30th, 1962 in Amman.

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He holds the title King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. His career lasted from 2005 to 2015. Abdullah was born as the child of Ibn Saud and Fahda bint Asi Al Shuraim on August 1st, 1924 in Riyadh. Abdullah is also known as عبد الله بن عبد العزيز آل سعود(Arabic non-titular name). He breathed his last breath on January 23rd, 2015.

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Abdullah the Butcher is a wrestler. Abdullah was born on January 11th, 1941 in Windsor, Ontario.

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Abdullah Öcalan is a founder and leader of militant organization pkk, political activist, ideologue, writer, kurdistan workers' party, activism, ideology, and founder and leader of militant organizationpkk. Abdullah was born on April 4th, 1949 in Ömerli, Halfeti.

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Abdullah I was royalty. He was most active from 1946 to 1951. Abdullah was born as the child of Hussein bin Ali and Sharif of Mecca in Mecca. He breathed his last breath on July 20th, 1951.

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Abdullah Gül is an 11th President of Turkey, Prime Minister of Turkey, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, 40th Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of State, Member of the Grand National Assembly, and Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Abdullah was born on October 29th, 1950 in Kayseri.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Abdullah

Hussein bin Abdullah is royalty. He holds the title Crown Prince of Jordan. Hussein was born as the child of Abdullah II of Jordan and Queen Rania of Jordan on June 28th, 1994 in Amman.

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Bruna Abdullah is an actor and actress. Bruna was given the name Bruna Abdallah on October 24th, 1986 in Porto Alegre.

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Omar Abdullah is a 5th Chief Minister of Jammu, Kashmir, Minister of State for External Affairs, and Ministry of External Affairs (India). Omar was born on March 10th, 1970 in Rochford, Essex, United Kingdom.

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Sheikh Abdullah was a 4th Chief Minister of Jammu, Kashmir, and 2nd Prime Minister of Jammu. Sheikh was born on December 5th, 1905 in Soura. He passed away on September 8th, 1982.

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Abdullah Abdullah is a Leader of the National Coalition of Afghanistan, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leader of theNational Coalition of Afghanistan, Chief Executive Officer (Afghanistan), and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (A. Abdullah was born on September 5th, 1960 in Kārte Parwān.

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Ameer Abdullah is a football player for the Detroit Lions. Ameer was born on June 13th, 1993 in Homewood, Alabama.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1947 6 0 6
1949 7 0 7
1962 6 0 6
1964 5 0 5
1965 7 0 7
1966 10 0 10
1967 5 0 5
1968 12 0 12
1969 7 0 7
1970 14 0 14
1971 12 0 12
1972 19 0 19
1973 11 0 11
1974 27 0 27
1975 31 0 31
1976 38 0 38
1977 43 0 43
1978 47 0 47
1979 45 0 45
1980 48 0 48
1981 54 0 54
1982 57 0 57
1983 61 0 61
1984 44 0 44
1985 45 0 45
1986 55 0 55
1987 46 0 46
1988 46 0 46
1989 60 0 60
1990 73 0 73
1991 79 0 79
1992 73 0 73
1993 104 0 104
1994 96 0 96
1995 97 0 97
1996 130 0 130
1997 125 0 125
1998 161 0 161
1999 204 0 204
2000 182 0 182
2001 216 0 216
2002 230 0 230
2003 190 0 190
2004 192 0 192
2005 205 0 205
2006 219 0 219
2007 224 0 224
2008 210 0 210
2009 259 0 259
2010 225 0 225
2011 293 0 293
2012 305 0 305
2013 371 0 371
2014 413 0 413
2015 395 0 395
2016 406 0 406
2017 330 0 330

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Popularity of Abdullah as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Abdullah U.S.
  White 24.40% 64.26%
  African American 51.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Abdullah

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

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Fun Facts about the name Abdullah

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  • How Popular is the name Abdullah? Abdullah is the 3,127th most popular name of all time. As a last name Abdullah was the 4,272nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Abdullah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,875 babies born with the first name Abdullah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Abdullah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Abdullah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Abdullah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Abdullah is Tuesday, May 15th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Abdullah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Abdullah was in 2014 with a total of 413 babies.
  • Random Abdullah Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Abdullah is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Abdullah: Your name in reverse order is Halludba. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Abhualld. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Abdullah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,314 people with the last name Abdullah.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Abdullah? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Abdullah as their last name.

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