Origin: Arabic, Urdu, Pashto

Meaning: “servant of the”
Abdul is a combination of the Arabic words “Abd” and “al” and only part of a name in Arabic societies since the second part adds the proper significance (see below).

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Abdal, Abdel, Abdi, Abdil, Abdol, Abdool, Abdoul, Abdu

Abdul TV and Movie Quotes
“I’m writing my Uncle Abdul about what it’s like over here…”
M*A*S*H: Dear Uncle Abdul (1979)
“Let’s call him Abdul.” My Chauffeur (1986)
“What are you doing here, Abdul?” East Is East (1999)

Famous people named Abdul:

1. Abdul Salis (b. 1979), British actor
2. Duke Fakir (b. 1935), American singer (Four Tops),
born Abdul Fakir
3. Abdul Muis (1886-1959), Indonesian journalist, nationalist

Arabic names that begin with Abdul or Abdu:
Abdulaziz, Servant of the Almighty
Abdulkarim, Servant of the most Generous
Abdullah, Servant of Allah
Abdulqadir, Servant of the Powerful
Abdurrahim, Servant of the Merciful
Abdurrahman, Servant of the Benevolent
Abdussalam, Servant of the Peaceful

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  1. Abdul says:

    Need a nickname for this cute dude who is Arabic

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