Meaning and name origin
Abdul \a-bdul, ab-dul\ as a boy's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Abdul is "servant". Commonly used in combination with another name, as in Abdullah, or "servant of God". As such, the name indicates religious service and devotion. Basketball celebrity Kareem Abdul-Jabar.
Abdul is a somewhat popular first name for males (#831 out of 1220, Top 68%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#16660 out of 88799, Top 19%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Abdul for boys. Abdul reached its highest rank of #897 in the U.S. in 1997 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Abdul and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Abdullah (#634), Del and Abdul. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).