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What does Abdullah mean?

Abdullah /ab-dul-lah/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced ab-DUL-ah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Abdullah is "God's servant".

One of the most common names in the Islamic world, and the name of Muhammad's father. A royal name in Saudi Arabia. Abdalla is a Swahili variant.


Abdullah has 8 variants: Abdalah, Abdalla, Abdallah, Abdella, Abdualla, Abdulah, Abdulla and Abedellah.

Affiliated boy name: Abdul.

Abdullah has 3 more related variations via Abdalla: Abdellah, Abdoulla and Abdoullah.

Kreatif forms: Abdulau, Auabdullah, Audullah. [more]

How popular is Abdullah?

Abdullah is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5460 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Abdullah for boys. Abdullah was first listed in 1996 and reached its highest position of #634 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Abdullah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abdullah outside U.S.

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Abdullah and corresponding names. Abdul is the only other prominent varying form of Abdullah (#634 the previous year) rated in the Top 1000. Forms like Abdoulla are uncommon. These boy names are at the top of their popularity today (usage of 0.183%). Abdullah (#634) is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Abdullah, Abdul in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Abdullah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Abdull. Like Abdullah, this name is not frequently used.