Gender: Male Meaning of Abdullah: "servant of Allah" Origin of Abdullah: Arabic Abdullah's Popularity in 2018: #688

The name Abdullah is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "servant of Allah". Abdullah is ranked #688 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

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Another Islamic favorite, the father of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Abdullah is #1954 on Nameberry

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Pop Culture References for the name Abdullah

Abdulla, Abdulah, Abdalla, Abdallah


Skittlewiddles Says:


This name sounds like you're trying to mesh the syllables of medulla oblongata.
I would sound pretty if I didn't immediately associate it with anatomy.

DearestJules Says:


I think Abdullah could also work for a girl. With the Abbie nickname possibility and the -ah ending, it does sound relatively feminine. Still works for a boy, though.