Given Name ABD ALLAH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic
OTHER SCRIPTS: عبد الله (Arabic)
PRONOUNCED: ‘ab-DA:L-la, ‘ab-DOOL-la  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "servant of ALLAH" from Arabic عبد ('abd) meaning "servant of" combined with الله (Allah). This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's father. He died before his son's birth.
VARIANT: Abdullah
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Abdulah (Bosnian), Abdullah (Indonesian), Abdullah (Malay), Abdollah (Persian), Abdullo, Abdullohi (Tajik), Abdullah (Turkish)
Entry updated December 8, 2017