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Gender Masculine
Usage Arabic
Scripts عبد الملك(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. ‘ab-DOOL-ma-leek

Meaning & History

Means "servant of the king" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) meaning "servant of the" combined with ملك (malik) meaning "king". This was the name of the fifth Umayyad caliph, who made Arabic the official language of the empire.