Abid

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Abid
GenderMale
Language(s)Arabic
Origin
Meaningone who worships
 
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For a major commercial center in Hyderabad, India, see Abids. For the villages in Iran, see Abid, Iran.
Abid
GenderMale
Language(s)Arabic
Origin
Meaningone who worships

Abid (Arabic: عابد ‎), also Abed, literally meaning one who worships;[citation needed] may be either a surname or given name.

In the Russian language, "Аби́д" (Abid), or its form "Ави́д" (Avid), is a male given name.[1] Included into various, often handwritten, church calendars throughout the 17th–19th centuries, it was omitted from the official Synodal Menologium at the end of the 19th century.[2] Its origins are either Arabic (where it means desired) or Aramaic (where it means work, labor).[3]

As a surname, in the form Al-Abid (Arabic: العابد ‎) and its variants, it is shared by the following people:

As a surname:

As a given name or colloquial name, it is shared by the following people:

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  1. ^ Superanskaya, p. 29
  2. ^ Superanskaya, pp. 23 and 29
  3. ^ Superanskaya, pp. 29 and 32

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