Abdi

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Abdi
GenderMale
Origin
Word/Nameof Arabic origin
Meaningservant,[1] slave
Other names
See alsoAbdissa, Abdel, Abdu
 
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Abdi
GenderMale
Origin
Word/Nameof Arabic origin
Meaningservant,[1] slave
Other names
See alsoAbdissa, Abdel, Abdu

Abdi is a male name of Arabic origin. Arabic speakers would instead use Abdu (عبده‎ / عبدو ʿabdu). Abdu is a nickname in Arabic for Abdel, or a given name.

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Overview

Abdi has its origin from the Arabic word عبد ال ʿabd al- / ʿabd el- / ʿabd ul-. The name translates as "servant"[1] or "slave" in reference to submission to Allah (God). As such, it is often used in conjunction with one of the names of God in Islam, but also sometimes independently.[1]

Given name

Surname

See also

Other uses

Abdi is also the name of three men in the Hebrew Bible

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