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Gender: Male Meaning of Abdullah: "servant of Allah" Origin of Abdullah: Arabic Abdullah's Popularity in 2017: #722

The name Abdullah is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "servant of Allah". Abdullah is ranked #722 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 "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Another Islamic favorite, the father of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Famous People Named Abdullah

Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of Saudi Arabia
Abdullah I and II, Kings of Jordan
Abdullah Gul, 11th President of Turkey

Pop Culture References for the name Abdullah

Abdullah, a freedom fighter from the novel Chalkline, by Jane Mitchell

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.