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Meaning of Abdul

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The name Abdul has the following meaning:

More often used as a Muslim name. The name Abdul means "servant of", and is commonly referred to servant of Allah, a god.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Abdul is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Abdul in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Abdul is pronounced as ahb-dool


Abdul originates from the Arabic language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Abdul and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Abdul: Boys - Kareem, Khalid, Girls - Aisha, Imani, Lakeisha, Lakeshia, Lakisha, Both genders - Ali, Jamal, Nakia, Numa, Nuri


Popular Variants for the name Abdul: Ab, Abdal, Abdall, Abdalla, Abdel, Abdoul, Abdoulla, Abdull, Abdullah, Abedellah, Del


We think the name Abdul should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Abdul to be: A friendly and sporty chap

In one word, you might describe Abdul as a(n) "sporty" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Abdul (or its variants) are:

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam , born on 15 October, a famous president. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam 's background: The eleventh President of India, serving from 2002 to 2007. A distinguished engineer, he is popularly known as the Missile Man of India for his work and is considered a progressive mentor, innovator and visionary in India. He is also popularly known as the People's President. His term as president ended on July 25, 2007.

Paula Abdul, born on 19 June, a famous dancer. Paula Abdul's background: An American, multi-platinum selling, Grammy Award-winning singer, dancer, television personality, jewelry designer, actress, and Emmy Award-winning choreographer. Married to Emilio Estevez between 1992-1994, she is the former daughter-in-law of actor Martin Sheen. In the 1970s, Abdul rose from being a cheerleader for the Los Angeles Lakers NBA basketball team to being a sought-after choreographer at the height of the music video era, then to being a Pop-R&B singer with a string of hits in the late-1980s and early-1990s. After her initial period of success, she suffered a series of setbacks in her professional and personal life, until she found renewed fame and success in the 2000s as a judge on the television series, American Idol. A new album by Abdul is reportedly set to be released in mid-2008.
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