What does Abdullah mean?
Abdullah \ab-dullah, abd(ul)-lah\ 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.
For more information, see also the related boy name Abdul.
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)
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. 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)
A recommended similar baby name is Abdull. Like Abdullah, this name is not frequently used.