[ syll. ab-dal-lah, abd-all-ah ] The baby boy name Abdallah is pronounced as AEBDAALAH †. Abdallah's origin, as well as its use, is in the Arabic language. Abdallah is of the meaning servant of Allah. It is derived from the elements 'abd' which means servant ; 'Allah' name of God. The name was borne by the father of the prophet Muhammad as well as one of his sons. It has long been a popular Arabic name, and its use pre-dates the origins of Islam.
Abdallah has 17 variant transcriptions that are used in English and other languages. English variant transcriptions include Abdella, Abdellah, Abdoulla, Abdulah (also used in Arabic), Abdulla, Abdullah (also used in Arabic), Abedellah, and Dullah. Abdoullah (Arabic), Abdualla (Arabic), and Abdullahi (Arabic and Swahili) are variant transcriptions of Abdallah that are used in other languages. Specific foreign forms include the shortenings Abdel (Arabic) and Abdul (Arabic), and the spelling variants Abd Allah (Arabic), Abd-Allah (Arabic), Abdalah (Arabic), and Abdalla (Arabic and Swahili).
See also the related form, Abdal (Arabic).
Abdallah is a seldom used baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly related to Abdallah, Abdullah was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Abdallah include Abd-Allah, Abdalah, Abdella, Abdellah, Abdoulla, Abdul Haq, Abdul Haqq, Abdulla, Abd al Aziz, Abdel Aziz, Abdelaziz, Abdualla, Abdul Aziz, Abdul Qawi, Abdul Wasi, Abdulazeez, and Abdulaziz.
† approx English pronunciation for Abdallah: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; B as in "be (B.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"