Meaning and Origin of: Abdul

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : from Arabic ‛abdul, ‛abd al ‘servant of the …’.Abdul is normally a component of a compound name referring to one of the attributes of Allah mentioned in the Qur’an or the Hadith, for example ‛Abdul‛Azīz ‘servant of the Powerful’,‛Abdul-̣Hakīm ‘servant of the Wise’,‛Abdul-Qādir ‘servant of the Capable’.