What does Abdullah mean?
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.
Affiliated boy name: Abdul.Kreatif forms:
(male) Abdulley, Ardullah, ..
(female) Abdulli, Abdullie, ..
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 history of Abdullah for boys. Abdullah was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #634 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Abdullah and corresponding names. Abdul (#1537 the previous year) is the only other prominent varying form of Abdullah (#634 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Abdoulla, are uncommon. These relations of Abdullah were favored today (median #1085). Abdullah has historically been preferred by parents.
Recommended names are Abda, Abdal, Abdall, Abdel, Abdell, Abdoul, Abdoull (see Abdul), Abdull, Abell, Abiah, Abidjah, Abiell (see Abiel), Abijah, Abyell (see Abiel), Acquila, Acquilla, Addolph, Adellard, Adelmar, Adlai, Adlar, Adnah, Adollf (see Adolph), Adolph▼, Adulfus, Adulio, Akilla, Allan▼, Alvah▼, Aquila, Aquilla, Ardell, Azuriah and Gedaliah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Abdullah.