Scripts أبو ال (Arabic), ابو ال (Urdu)
Other Forms FormsVariant transcription: Abu'l
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Meaning & History
Means "father of the" in Arabic, derived from Arabic أبو (abu) meaning "father of" (see ABU) combined with Arabic ال (al) meaning "the". Also compare names like ABUL-FAZL.Notable bearers of this name include the Indian scholar Abul Kalam Azad (1888-1958) and the Pakistani philosopher Abul A'la Maududi (1903-1979).